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    Mickey Spillane. Pair of Mike Hammer Mysteries. New York: 1950. First editions, one signed.

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    Mickey Spillane. My Gun Is Quick. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1950. First edition. Octavo. 250, [6, blank] pages. Publisher's gray paper-covered boards, spine lettered and stamped in red, publisher's device stamped in red on front board, in original restored dust jacket. Gentle spine lean; edges lightly worn; backstrip faintly dulled. Very light foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Dust jacket lightly restored at spine ends and edges of folds with some light color correcting; spine panel creased down center with small triangle-shaped bruise to verso and a few closed tears; flap folds creased; rubbed with light color loss (mostly to spine panel) and some light soiling to background of rear panel. A very good copy of a cheaply made book in a restored, still-presentable, dust jacket. The second Mike Hammer mystery.

    Mickey Spillane. Vengeance Is Mine. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1950. First edition, signed by the author on the title-page. Octavo. 255, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's blue paper-covered boards, spine lettered and stamped in gilt, publisher's device stamped in blind on front board, in original restored dust jacket. Gentle spine lean; edges lightly worn. Endpapers faintly browned; paperclip indention to front endpaper and first two leaves with some light soiling; large closed tear to fore-edge margin of pages 249-250. Dust jacket restored: folds reinforced, spine ends refreshed with some letters touched up in manuscript ink, color corrected; edges lightly worn. A very good copy in an attractive sophisticated jacket. The third Mike Hammer mystery. From the KoKo Collection.



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