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    Inscribed by the Author to his Wife's Cousin

    Zane Grey. Tappan's Burro and Other Stories. With Illustrations in Color by Charles S. Chapman and Frank Street. New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, [1923].

    First edition (with "I-X" on copyright page). Inscribed by Grey on the front free endpaper: "Altadena, Calif- / Oct. 20, 1924 / To Claire / from / Zane Grey." Large octavo. [x], 253, [1, blank] pages.

    Black cloth pictorial paper label on front, front board and spine lettered and bordered in gilt, dust jacket also with mounted pictorial paper label. Jacket somewhat rubbed and lightly worn and chipped, a few creases and tears, cloth dulled on spine, foxing to title page and endleaves. Very good.

    Claire was the name of Grey's wife's cousin, who was his companion on several trips to the west.

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