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    The Rare Signed, Limited Edition of McMurtry's Classic Book of Essays

    Larry McMurtry. In a Narrow Grave: Essays on Texas. Austin: The Encino Press, 1968. First edition, limited to 250 hand-numbered copies and signed by the author in ink on the half-title page. Octavo. 177 pages. Publisher's deluxe quarter suede binding and tan paper over boards. Titles stamped in gilt and black on the spine and against a black background on the front board. Edges untrimmed. Some pages uncut. An exceptional copy, housed in the original cloth slipcase which features a facsimile of McMurtry's signature on one side. Fine condition.

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    October, 2013
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