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CREEPING SIAMESE

by HAMMETT, Dashiell

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1950. HAMMETT, Dashiell. THE CREEPING SIAMESE. Detective and Murder Stories selected and edited by Ellery Queen. New York: Dell, (1950). A "Dell Mapback." Second edition. 12mo., color wrappers. Lightly bowed, but otherwise a tight, clean copy, with two faint pressure marks to the front wrap, and the usual age-browning to the pages. (Layman A17.2).

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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