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[Philip Jose Farmer]. Kilgore Trout. Venus on the Half-Shell. [New York]: Dell, 1975. First edition, first print...

2012 April 11 Rare Books Signature Auction - New York #6085

 
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Auction Ended On: Apr 11, 2012
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Location: Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

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[Philip Jose Farmer]. Kilgore Trout. Venus on the Half-Shell. [New York]: Dell, 1975. First edition, first printing. Inscribed and signed by Farmer as Trout to Jack Cordes.

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[Philip Jose Farmer]. Kilgore Trout. Venus on the Half-Shell. [New York]: Dell, 1975. First edition, first printing. Wonderfully inscribed and signed by Farmer as Trout to Jack Cordes: "To Jack Cordes, with / gratitude for bailing me out / of the Pekin calaboose / that fateful night / from / Kilgore Trout* / *This is a first-edition autograph, / the first time I ever signed my name to a book" on the title page. Pocket paperback in the original illustrated wrappers. Minimal wear. Light toning around the edges of the text. A fine copy, with a unique inscription from the great author to his close friend. From the collection of first fan, Jack Cordes.

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