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Lot 0116
Title: Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
Author: Thompson, Hunter S.
Description: Black cloth with silver vignette stamped on front cover, spine lettered in red and silver, top edge stained black, pictorial jacket. First Edition.Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, he writes: "You can't make a choice between one object" then, "Drill HST." He signs with only his initials. With a 2¼x3½" white card, printed in red from Hells Angels Frisco, laid in. On one side is their logo and name and it reads, "You have been assisted by a member of the Hells Angels Frisco." On the opposite side is four lines of text in pink, "When we do right / No one remembers / When we do wrong / No one forgets." And on that side of the card someone has written in ink, "return to: H.S. Thompson / 318 Parnassus / San Francisco." With publisher's review copy slip laid in, and an author's compliment slip laid in. Thompson's first published book. The classic documentary about the notorious motorcycle gang during the 1960's.
Heading: Place Published: New York
Publisher: Random House
Date Published: [1967]

Condition

Long tear at top edge of jacket, repaired with tape; a touch of shelf wear to volume; Hells Angels card darkened at edges, a few tiny stains; very good.

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Hell's Angels, signed w/Hell's Angels card

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500May 9, 2013
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
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