Pynchon, Thomas Mason & Dixon
New York Henry Holt & Co 1997 0805037586 / 9780805037586 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Gift inscription on free endpaper. DJ in protective plastic wrap, has one very tiny tear. A bright, tight, attractive copy.
"Charles Mason (1728-1786) and Jeremiah Dixon (1733-1779) were the British surveyors best remembered for running the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland that we know today as the Mason-Dixon Line. Here is their story as reimagined by Thomas Pynchon, in an updated 18th century novel featuring Native Americans and frontier folk, ripped bodices, naval warfare, conspiracies erotic and political, and major caffeine abuse."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall