Hammett, Dashiell

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Price: $500.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Date Published: 1931
Book Id: 3853


Third Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); red cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in blac and dark yellow on spine and front cover; green topstain; [12],270,[6]pp. Light penciled note ("Return to Harry Hansen") to front endpaper; some trivial rubbing to topstain toward right edge, though still bright and even; overall a fresh, very Near Fine copy, the cloth quite bright, with the decorative elements entirely without wear.


Attractive, vintage copy of Hammett's first book, originally serialized in the pages of Black Mask between November, 1927 and February, 1928. Layman A1.1.b; Hubin, p.185.

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