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    Six John Dunning Signed First Editions

    John Dunning. Six Signed First Editions, Including All the Cliff Janeway Books and One Book of Poetry. Titles in this lot include: Booked To Die. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1992]. Short quarter-inch closed tear to top edge of front panel of dust jacket. The first Janeway novel. [and:] The Bookman's Wake. New York: Scribner, [1995]. [and:] The Bookman's Promise. [2004]. Signed and dated 3-7-04 by the author. [and:] The Sign of the Book. [2005]. [and:] The Bookman's Last Fling. [2006]. [and:] The Torch Passes. N.p.: James Cahill Publishing, 1995. Unpaginated [6 pages]. Original slim wraps. Poetry. 30-stanza limerick (in which he name-checks himself) on the vicissitudes of the waning literary taste of the reading public. All books are signed by Dunning on the title page. The Janeway books are in crisp dust jackets, and all books are first editions in fine condition.

    John Dunning, a Denver bookseller, is best-known for his acclaimed Cliff Janeway detective novels which feature an ex-cop-turned-bookseller who investigates crime within the antiquarian book world.


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    February, 2010
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