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The Big Sleep. by  Raymond Chandler - Signed First Edition - 1939 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 105836)

The Big Sleep.

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The Big Sleep.

by Chandler, Raymond

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939.

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The Big Sleep is a crime novel by Raymond Chandler, the first in his acclaimed series about hardboiled detective Philip Marlowe. The work has been adapted twice into film, once in 1946 starring Humphry Bogart and Lauren Bacall, and again in 1978 starring Robert Mitchum. The story is noted for its complexity and is heavily influenced by classic Greek tragedy, with many characters double-crossing each other and many secrets being exposed throughout the narrative. -

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
105836
Title
The Big Sleep.
Author
Chandler, Raymond
Book condition
second hand
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1939
Keywords
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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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