Chandler, Raymond

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Price: $750.00

Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Date Published: 1954
Edition: First American Edition
Book Id: 2369


First Printing, one of 10,000 copies. Octavo (21.5cm); two-tone blue and light green cloth, with titles stamped in hunter green on spine and front cover; green topstain; dustjacket; [4],316pp. Barest hint of sunning to spine, crown gently nudged, with upper left corner of rear board tapped (but still sharp); a fresh, Near Fine copy with a nice, even topstain. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.00), lightly edge-rubbed, with several closed tears and a series of shallow chips to spine ends and corner tips, none affecting lettering or design; a Very Good+, unrestored example.


Chandler's sixth novel featuring private investigator Philip Marlowe. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel in 1955, and basis for Robert Altman's 1973 film starring Elliott Gould and Sterling Hayden. Bruccoli A10.2.a; Hubin, p.76; Baird 447.

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