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La Salle by  John Vernon - Hardcover - Signed - 1986 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.com

La Salle

by Vernon, John

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Viking. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 067080083X . Signed by author. Association copy signed on the title page and signed and inscribed on the half title for care given to "Ann (Vernon's wife) and her mother". Dated 12/30/1989. Map end pages; Not price clipped. Spine end chipped other wise minor edge wear in unclipped dust jacket. The Seattle Times writes of Vernon's work “If we’re living in a golden age for the historical novel, then one of the genre’s most gifted practitioners is the American writer John Vernon; this is the author's first novel. “Brilliant.” – The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. “A vivid and sometimes shocking narrative of what exploration in the early American wilderness was really like.” – The Grand Rapids Press ; 9.0 X 5.8 X 0.9 inches; 240 pages .




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