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The Big Sleep. Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen by  RAYMOND CHANDLER - Signed First Edition - 1986 - from Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. (SKU: 21086P)

The Big Sleep. Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen

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The Big Sleep. Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen

by CHANDLER, RAYMOND

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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First Edition, thus. Publisher’s binding of decorated plastic hinged with cloth. A fine copy in the original cardboard box. In
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San Francisco: Arion Press, 1986. First Edition, thus. Publisher’s binding of decorated plastic hinged with cloth. A fine copy in the original cardboard box. Included are two original 8 x 10” photographs used in the book: “Raymond Chandler’s Grave” (page 6) and “Agnes in Geiger’s Bookshop” (page 40). Each of these has been signed in the lower margin, the second also captioned by Stoumen “from ‘The Big Sleep’.” The photographer was a two time Academy Award winner (1957 and 1962) in the documentary category, and was also nominated for his film about Weegee, “The Naked Eye” in 1956.

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book dealer
Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
21086P
Title
The Big Sleep. Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen
Author
CHANDLER, RAYMOND
Book condition
second hand - First Edition, thus. Publisher’s binding of decorated plastic hinged with cloth. A fine copy in the original cardboard box. In
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Arion Press
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Date Published
1986

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Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

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About Peter L. Stern & Company, Inc.

With more than 35 years experience in the rare book trade, Peter L. Stern and Co., Inc. has established itself as a highly regarded firm of antiquarian booksellers.

Specializing in 19th and 20th century literature, signed and inscribed books, and manuscripts we maintain a high quality inventory. Our shop is located in the heart of Newton Centre where we are open by chance or appointment

In the long-standing tradition of the rare book trade we continue to mail regular catalogues to our customers. We are easily accessible via the MBTA Green Line's D Branch. We travel widely and attend both international and local book fairs.

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First Edition
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Cloth
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