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    Mickey Spillane. Vengeance is Mine! New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1950. First edition. Inscribed by the author: "Dear Ma and Dad - / Enough of these and / we'll all have what we want - / But I still say you aren't old / enough to be reading this kind of literature. / Your son." Octavo. 255, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's greenish blue paper-covered boards, spine stamped in gilt, lower quadrant of front board blind-stamped, dust jacket. Board edges a bit rubbed, outer portions of boards a touch discolored. Text block top edge slightly dust soiled, fore-edge has minor stain on lower third with a bit of roughness, endpapers mildly soiled and foxed. Dust jacket edges lightly worn and chipped, spine panel chipped with moderate loss on ends, rear panel has both small hole and open tear along fold of rear flap. A very good copy. From the estate of Mickey Spillane.

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