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    Louis L'Amour: Signed First Edition of Smoke From This Altar. (Oklahoma City: Lusk Publishing Company, 1939), first edition, 62 pages, green cloth with gilt lettering on the front board, 12mo (5.25" x 7.75"), dust jacket. This regionally published book of poetry by the great master of the Western was L'Amour's first published work. The copy presented here is inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper, "For Miss Erskine Hogue - with best wishes, Louis L'Amour". The book is in very good condition, with minimal edge wear present, and a surprisingly clean textblock. The dust jacket shows some foxing and rubbing to the boards, and minor tears and wrinkling along the edges. Still, this book with the dust jacket is rare in any condition, and the book that introduced the world to a major force in twentieth century fiction.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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