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    Richard Ford. Four Signed First Editions, including: The Sportswriter. The 1986 paperback original. [and:] Independence Day. Three copies: the advance reader's copy of the first edition; the first English edition; and the first Canadian edition. All fine.

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    This lot includes: The Sportswriter. New York: Vintage Books, [1986]. First edition. Signed by Ford on the title page. Octavo, wrappers. 375 pages. Slight curl to front cover, else a fine copy of the paperback original that preceded the hardcover edition by ten years. The first novel of the "Frank Bascombe" trilogy. [and:] Independence Day. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. Advance reader's copy of the first edition. Signed by Ford on first blank page. Octavo, wrappers. 451Publisher's illustrated wrappers in slipcase. Fine. Sequel to The Sportswriter and winner of both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the first novel ever to win both awards in the same year. [and:] Independence Day. London: The Harvill Press, [1995]. First English edition. Signed by Ford on the title page. Octavo. 451 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth. Blue endpapers. Fine in dust jacket. [and:] Independence Day. Toronto: Little, Brown and Company (Canada), [1995]. First Canadian edition. Signed by Ford on the title page. Octavo. 451 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth over tan paper boards. Fine in dust jacket.

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