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    Dick Francis. Two Copies of For Kicks. London and New York: [1965]. First and first American editions. Both inscribed to Carolyn and Otto Penzler. Dick Francis. For Kicks. London: [1965]. First edition. Inscribed by the author to Carolyn and Otto Penzler. Octavo. 255, [1, remainder of text] pages. Publisher's dark green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; all text block edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Slight skew to spine; minor shelf wear and dust-soiling at extremities of binding. Text block a bit dulled. Trace of edge wear to jacket, with minor rubbing just visible at rear panel. Near fine.

    [Together with:] For Kicks. New York: [1965]. First American edition. Inscribed by the author to Carolyn and Otto Penzler. Octavo. [6], 244, [6, about the author, printer's statement, and blanks] pages. Publisher's red cloth over black paper-covered boards (cloth extends to about halfway across boards), spine lettered in black; fore-edge untrimmed; "Harper Novel of Suspense" endpapers; original illustrated dust jacket. Shelf wear and dust-soiling visible at extremities of binding. Text block softly tanned; top edge dust-soiled. Minor edge wear to jacket; hint of rubbing; price-clipped. Very good.


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