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Utah Blaine.

by Louis L'Amour

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New York, NY Literary Express, 1998. Hardcover Reprint Edition [1998]. Near Fine: Shows a small, barely discernible scuffed area at the front panel and just a hint of wear at the corner tips; there is a tiny, very light stain at the top edge; else flawless; the binding leans very slightly, but remains perfectly secure; text clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Shows a couple of minor flaws; but remains a handsome copy: clean, sturdy, and quite presentable: in fact, in overall appearance, remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 5.25 x .75 inches). 150 pages. Shipping Weight: 15.4 ounces. Language: English. "Verde River Valley" Map preceeds text. Brown vinyl over boards; stamped authors signature in gold leaf on lower right of the front panel. Louis L'Amour Hardcover Collection, Reprint Edition [1998]; was first published in 1954, under the nom de plume "Jim Mayo". Hardback: Leatherette.

Colonel Utah Blaine, held captive by the Army of the Revolution, broke out of jail and headed north from Mexico with nothing but the clothes on his back. Then he found new trouble struggling at the end of a noose--and stepped in just in time to save the life of a Texas rancher. The would-be executioners were the rancher's own men, looking to steal his land.Now Utah has a unique proposition: Have the wealthy Texan play dead, introduce himself as the spread's new foreman, and take care of the outlaws one by one. The wage to fight another man's war? A hundred a month plus expenses. The cost of falling in love while he earns that wage? It wasn't exactly part of the original agreement, but Utah will soon find out--unless the bad guys get to him first.From the Paperback edition.




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