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    Bill Pronzini. Dragonfire. [New York: n.d., ca. 1982]. Original Working Typescript. Inscribed by the author and with his corrections. Inscribed by the author on the title-leaf to Otto Penzler: "7/82/For Otto Penzler-/Bill Pronzoni". On quarto-sized white typing paper (approximately 11 x 8.5 inches; 280 x 215 mm.) [i], [1]-245 leaves. Text on rectos only. Eleven leaves are photocopies. Nearly all leaves (including photocopies) have the author's corrections or notes. Some general toning, edgewear, occasional thumbsoiling. Fine.

    [Together with:] Bill Pronzini. Dragonfire. [New York: n.d., ca. 1982]. Photocopy of the Original Submission Draft. On quarto-sized white typing paper (approximately 11 x 8.5 inches; 280 x 215 mm.) [i], [1]-239 leaves. Text on rectos only. Some edgewear, thumbsoiling. Near fine. Both of these drafts are chemised in slipcase. Laid-in is a typed letter signed by Pronzoni to Otto Penzler (dated July 28, 1982,) certifying that these are the only manuscripts of this work extant (except for the copy still in the possession of St. Martin's Press).


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