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HALF OF PARADISE by  James Lee Burke - Signed First Edition - 1965 - from johnson rare books & archives (SKU: 71735)

HALF OF PARADISE

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HALF OF PARADISE

by Burke, James Lee

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Signed by James Lee Burke on the title page. The first book by the Edgar Award-winning writer best known for his Dave Robicheaux series of mystery novels. Octavo. Original light brown cloth binding, with dark brown and white stamping. The ink stamp of Burke's first literary agent, Kurt Hellmer, appears on the first three pages. Faint spotting to the top edge, with some mild edgewear to the dust jacket. Better than very good.

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book dealer
johnson rare books & archives US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
71735
Title
HALF OF PARADISE
Author
Burke, James Lee
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very good
Jacket condition
Very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1965
Keywords
Mystery, Dave Robicheaux, Crime Fiction

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [more]

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