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    [Larry McMurtry]. Group of Approximately 200 Non-Fiction Books. [Various: circa 1940s and later]. From the Western Americana Library of Larry McMurtry, most with his bookplate.


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    [Larry McMurtry]. Lot of Approximately 200 Non Fiction Books. [Various Publishers, ca. 1940's and up]. 200 Hardcover (a few softcover) books and magazines. Featuring: Jay Robert Nash. Bloodletters and Badmen; George R. Stewart. American Place-Names. Signed by McMurtry; N. Scott Momaday. The Names; Larry L. King. The Whorehouse Papers; Laurence Bergreen. Capone; A. C. Greene. Taking Heart. Inscribed by the author to McMurtry; Thomas McGuane. An Outside Chance; Norman Maclean. Young Men and Fire. Most of these titles (and almost all of the other titles in this lot) have McMurtry's bookplate and most with dust jackets where called-for (some jackets price-clipped). Generally very good or better.



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    September, 2016
    15th Thursday
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