First Edition of Elmore Leonard's Rare Second Novel, Inscribed by Him

    Elmore Leonard. The Law at Randado. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1955. First edition, first printing. With a later inscription by Leonard on the title-page: "Elmore Dutch Leonard [under the printed title]/"Kirby's taking a rest," Danaher/said, "he's had a busy day." [written under Leonard's printed name]". Octavo. [2, blank], [viii], 240, [6, blank] pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, front board and spine stamped in red, dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned, spine and panels chipped, toned, and worn, with numerous tape repairs to verso. Some rubbing to binding. Very slightly skewed. At the bottom of the rear free endpaper, is a previous owner's note in pencil on how he sent Elmore Leonard this book (in 2009) asking him to sign it, which Leonard graciously did.

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