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    Fifteen Literary Titles from the Collection of Larry McMurtry

    [Larry McMurtry, association]. Collection of Fifteen Literary Titles. All books in with Larry McMurtry's bookplate. Included are: Cormac McCarthy. Blood Meridian, All the Pretty Horses, and No Country for Old Men. New York: Random House and Alfred A. Knopf, [1985], 1992, 2005. First edition of Blood Meridian, review copy; fifth printing of All the Pretty Horses, book club edition of No Country for Old Men. Publisher's bindings, dust jackets. Jacket spine of Blood Meridian is sunned, some rubbing and edgewear to that jacket, some rubbing to other jackets. Generally near fine or better. [And:] Thomas McGuane. The Sporting Club, The Bushwhacked Piano, and Ninety-Two in the Shade. New York: Simon and Schuster and Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, [1968-1978]. First edition of The Sporting Club and The Bushwhacked Piano, fourth printing of Ninety-Two... Publisher's bindings, dust jackets. Jackets with some soiling and wear and tears. Generally very good or better. [And:] Vardis Fisher. No Villain Need Be, In Tragic Life. Caldwell: Caxton Printers, 1932, 1936. First editions. No Villain signed by Fisher. Publisher's bindings in dust jackets. Some wear, soiling to jackets and bindings. Generally very good. [And:] Terry Southern. Red Dirt Marijuana, Blue Movie. New York and London: N.A.L. and Calder Boyars. First edition of Red Dirt Marijuana, first English edition of Blue Movie. Publisher's bindings, dust jackets. Some rubbing, mild wear. Generally near fine. [And:] Assorted Titles, including: W. R. Burnett. Adobe Walls. New York: Knopf, 1953. First edition; William Eastlake. Go in Beauty. New York: Harper, [1956]. First edition; Walter Van Tilburg Clark. The Ox-Bow Incident. New York: Random House, 1940. First edition; Tom Lea. The Wonderful Country. Boston: Little, Brown, 1952. First edition. With an autograph letter signed by Lea laid-in; Edward Abbey. Desert Solitaire. New York: McGraw Hill, 1968. Second printing. With an autograph postcard signed by Abbey. Some general wear to these titles, and a few tears to jackets. Some books in this lot have price-clipped dust jackets, previous owner's bookplates or signatures. From the Western Americana Reference Library of Larry McMurtry.



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