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    James Ellroy. Pair of Novels. London: Alison & Busby, 1984. First UK editions. Both volumes signed and inscribed by the author to Otto and Carolyn Penzler. Brown's Requiem. London and New York: Alison & Busby, 1984. First UK edition, advanced review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Signed and inscribed by the author to Otto and Carolyn Penzler to the front free endpaper recto, "To: / Carolyn & / Otto Penzler - / Dear friends, hang / on to this book for / a sense of beginning / and as an ikon / symbolizing continuance / as our literary / journey continues / together...... / James Ellroy." Octavo. 256 pages. Publisher's black cloth with gilt-lettered spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Internally clean, tight copy; top edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket unclipped; very minor edgewear, several small pen marks on front flap. Near fine book with near fine dust jacket. First published in paperback in the U.S. by Avon in 1981.

    [Together with]: Clandestine. London and New York: Alison & Busby, 1984. First UK edition. Signed and inscribed by the author to Otto and Carolyn Penzler to the front free endpaper recto, "To: / Carolyn & / Otto Penzler - / Noble colleagues, / feast on my 2nd novel / and 1st love story - / the u un /u fully realized / broad period piece / that served as my / training ground for / the forthcoming / u The Black Dahlia /u . / Warmly, / James Elroy." Octavo. 342 pages. Publisher's black cloth with gilt-lettered spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Head of spine pushed. Internally clean, tight copy; top edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket unclipped; very minor edgewear. Near fine book with near fine dust jacket. First published in paperback in the U.S. by Avon in 1982.


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