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    Charles Willeford. The Burnt Orange Heresy. New York: [1971]. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed.

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    Charles Willeford. The Burnt Orange Heresy. New York: Crown Publishers, [1971]. First edition. Presentation copy. Warmly inscribed by Willeford on the dedication page: "To Jeanellen Mayers,/My buddy, confidant,/friend, and fellow-conspirator/against the vagaries (curse/them!) who dog the/spirits of artists and/non-educators./Love,/Charles Willeford/Nov. 24, 1971". Octavo. 190, [2,blank] pages. Publisher's full orange cloth, spine lettered in silver. Original dust jacket. Cloth spine a bit sunned; some rubbing and sunning to edge of binding; some soiling to edges of text block. Binding skewed. Dust jacket spine somewhat toned; minor rubbing to jacket; flaps creased at upper edges. Overall, a near fine copy with a superb inscription. This title was Willeford's first hardcover novel.

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