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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Buckingham Books, Greencastle, PA – Lew Buckingham




   1.BURKE, JAMES LEE. HALF OF PARADISE. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. First edition. Author's first book. Brief gift presentation by the author on the half title page, "To Greg, with best wishes, James Lee Burke," and signed again by the author on the title page.Fine, bright, clean copy in a fine, bright dust jacket. Housed in a full leather clamshell case that has the book's dust jacket's front cover on the front panel and the titles stamped in white on the spine. Handsome and impressive presentation and well protected.                       $2,500.00  (40575)



  1. BURKE, JAMES LEE. THE CONVICT. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1985. First edition. Presentation inscription by the author on the title page, "To Brad, All the best, Your friend, Jim Burke." Issued in an edition of 500 copies. Fine, bright, clean copy in a fine, bright dust jacket. Housed in a cloth clamshell case that is imprinted with the book's dust jacket design. Attractive presentation and well protected. An exceptional copy. $2,750.00  (40576)



  1. FRANCIS, DICK. DEAD CERT. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1962]. First U.S. edition. Author's first mystery. Fine, bright copy in fine, bright dust jacket. An exceptional copy of the author's first mystery novel. $2,500.00 (40937)



  1. MACDONALD, JOHN D. THE DEEP BLUE GOOD-BY. London: Robert Hale Limited, [1965]. First U. K. and First hardcover edition. Published by Fawcett in 1964 as a paperback original and in 1975 as the first U. S. hardcover edition. Fine in dust jacket with light professional restoration to the spine ends and front panel corners. The first Travis McGee and a scarce title. Housed in a cloth clamshell case with the front cover of the case to identically match the art work to the front cover of the book. $1,750.00 (39576) 

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