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    The Rare First and Third Books by James Lee Burke, One of Which is Signed

    James Lee Burke. Half of Paradise. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965. First edition of the author's first book. [Together with]: James Lee Burke. Lay Down My Sword and Shield. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, [1971]. First edition. Signed by the author on the title-page. Together, two octavo volumes. [viii], 312 pages; [vi], 266 pages. Both in publisher's bindings and dust jackets. General rubbing and a few short creased tears to jackets, Paradise has tape repairs to jacket verso, book spine of Lay Down rubbed with some minor loss of lettering, tape residue to that book's front free endpaper. Still, a very good set.

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    James Lee Burke. Half of Paradise. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965. First edition of the authors first book. [Together with]: James Lee Burke. Lay Down My Sword and Shield. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, [1971]. First edition. Signed by the author on the title-page.

    Together, two octavo volumes. [viii], 312 pages; [vi], 266 pages. Both in publishers bindings and dust jackets. General rubbing and a few short creased tears to jackets, Paradise has tape repairs to jacket verso, book spine of Lay Down rubbed with some minor loss of lettering, tape residue to that books front free endpaper. Still, a very good set.



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