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A Talent for Loving [*SIGNED*]

By: Condon, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1963 (c.1961)

Edition: 1st U.K. edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23659

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dj


[one-time owner's small bookplate on ffep, some discoloration to half-title page (probably from a newspaper clipping, once laid-in but now vanished); jacket lightly browned at spine, with some minor soiling]. INSCRIBED and SIGNED in large red-ink letters by the author on the front pastedown. "The cowboy novel to end all cowboy novels," in the author's words, a "non-historical comedy," about a couple of fellows competing to win the hand of the nymphomaniacal daughter of a Mexican rancher. (A curse has been put on the ranch, you see, which is why she's nymphomaniacal in the fir... View more info

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The Manchurian Candidate

By: Condon, Richard

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company: (c.1959)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22969

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dj


[a presentable copy, a bit of wear to extremities, small discolored (tanned) strip on bottom edge of text block, light age-toning to top of text block; jacket has small tears and a bit of paper loss at several corners, some shallow chipping at top of spine, small surface-scrape blemish near bottom of front panel (which sort of blends in with the jacket illustration)]. Classic novel about a brainwashed Korean War vet who's been programmed for assassination. One of those happy cases where the film version and the book have achieved almost equal stature, well deserved in both instances. [Note t... View more info