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Six signed works of modern literature  

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Six signed or inscribed works of modern literature


New York, mostly.


Various Dates


6 volumes. (8vo), various bindings.


Includes works signed and/or inscribed by Gore Vidal, Richard Ford, and Richard Condon. 


  • Condon, Richard. The Vertical Smile. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Some foxing to early leaves. Cloth, Jacket.  First Edition. Dial Press, 1971.
  • Ford Richard. Independence Day. Illustrated wrappers, slipcase. Signed by Ford on the first blank page. Fine. Alfred A. Knopf, 1995.
  • Vidal, Gore. Season of Comfort. Cloth, no jacket. Signed and inscribed by Vidal on the title page to literary biographer Virginia Spencer Carr. Old tape at gutter of endpapers, abraded area to front endpaper. First Edition. E.P. Dutton, 1949.
  • Vidal, Gore. Two Sisters. Cloth, jacket. Inscribed and signed by Vidal on the title page to literary biographer Virginia Spencer Carr. Second Printing. Little, Brown, 1970.
  • Vidal, Gore. Kalki. Cloth, jacket. Inscribed and signed by Vidal on the half-title page to literary biographer Virginia Spencer Carr.  First Trade Edition. Random House, 1978. 
  • Vidal, Gore. Empire. Cloth, Jacket. Inscribed and signed by Vidal on the title page to literary biographer Virginia Spencer Carr. Bookplates, libray stamp to first page of text. First Edition. Random House, 1987. 

Lot Amendments

Varying degrees of light wear; all volumes very good or better.

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