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    Roderick Thorp. Three First Editions, One Signed, including: The Detective. New York: The Dial Press, 1966. Octavo. 598 pages, untrimmed. Red cloth with gilt spine titles. Overall near fine with minor wear. Dust jacket is very good with moderate wear, small tears and paper loss. [and:] Nothing Lasts Forever. New York: W.W. Norton and Company [1979]. The front endpaper is signed by the author. Octavo. 188 pages. Quarter navy-blue over red cloth boards. Gilt spine titles. Overall near fine with some wear. Dust jacket is near fine with some creases and clipped lower corner on front flap. [and:] Rainbow Drive. New York: Summit Books [1986]. Octavo. 394 pages. Quarter red cloth over green paper boards. Gilt spine titles. Overall, book and dust jacket are near fine. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

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