Hammett, Dashiell (contributor); Rascoe, Burton and Groff Conklin (editors)

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Price: $250.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: Reynal and Hitchcock, Inc.
Date Published: 1934
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 2480


First Printing. Octavo (22.5cm); light gray cloth, with titling and rule stamped in black and red on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; xlviii, [2], 844pp. Signed by editor Burton Rascoe on the front endpaper. Base of spine gently nudged, else Fine, with a bright, even topstain. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $3.50), shelfworn, with a few small chips, several short tears, and a slightly uneven scrape along lower edge of front panel; Very Good.


Contains the first appearance in book format of Dashiell Hammett's "From the Memoirs of a Private Detective" and "The Green Elephant," both of which previously appeared in Smart Set in 1923. Includes contributions by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Aldous Huxley, Ben Hecht, Dorothy Parker, Maxwell Anderson, Sinclair Lewis, D.H. Lawrence, and others. Layman B3.

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