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    First Edition of True Grit with an Excellent Inscription by the Author

    Charles Portis. True Grit. New York: Simon and Schuster, [1968]. First edition. Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "For Gerald Cathey [?]/who I hope has/given me a clear/title, with every/good wish/Jan 7, 1969/Charles Portis". Octavo. 215, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full blue-gray cloth, spine stamped in red and gilt, dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned, some edgewear, with several tears and chips, a few tape repairs to verso, cloth spine sunned, some rubbing to boards. Overall, a very good copy.
    From the Palo Alto Collection of Modern Literature.


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