Last Updated on 1/11/2005 by bidz

Rare donation nets $3,000

Autographed Zane Grey book proves to be a windfall for Goodwill at auction

By BOB WITHERS – The Herald-Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Be careful what you throw away.
Somebody in or near Point Pleasant, W.Va., may be learning that lesson right about now — the someone who gave away an autographed copy of a rare Zane Grey first edition that later sold at auction for $3,000.
…Back in August, Kim Pearson, a clerk at Goodwill’s Point Pleasant store, found a first edition of Grey’s scarce first book, “Betty Zane,” in a barrel of donated books.”

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