Sign In | Register
No image available

The Creeping Siamese

by Hammett, Dashiell

Condition: Very Good


New York: The Jonathan Press, Inc. , 1950. Minor edge and corner wear, gently scuffed and scratched, 13 and 9-22 are written in blue ink on the front cover, pages are toning, overall a very crisp and clean, collectible first Jonathan Press edition! Extremely rare and hard-to-find! 127 unmarked and uncreased, suspense-filled and mystery-riddled pages! Very very scarce and collectible! "He's a drab looking little guy with a comfortable paunch, but don't ever try to land a fist on him if you want to wake up before tomorrow. Sure, he admits to forty, but in those forty years he's mopped up Frisco with more tough guys than you want to think about. For he's the Continental Op and there isn't a rogues' gallery in the country that doesn't show his mark. We are proud to bring you this brand new collection featuring three stories of the Op at his man-eating best, plus three newly discovered tough tales by the one and only Dashiell Hammett.". First Thus. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Conover Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 026210
  • Title: The Creeping Siamese
  • Author: Hammett, Dashiell
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Thus
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: The Jonathan Press, Inc.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1950
  • Keywords: FICTION MYSTERY DETECTIVE SHORT STORIES SINGLE AUTHOR


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)



Help & frequently asked questions


Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
trade paperback
Used to indicate any paperback book that is larger than a mass-market paperback and is often more similar in size to a hardcover...[more]
crisp
A term often used to indicate a book's new-like condition. Indicates that the hinges are not loosened. A book described as crisp...[more]

$47.50

$3.99 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Collecting Arkham House

Collecting Arkham House

Learn about collecting the iconic horror and fantasy publisher that produced books by the likes of Ray Bradbury, August Derleth and H. P. Lovecraft.

The Importance of Dust Jackets

The Importance of Dust Jackets

Is the dust jacket of a book worth holding on to? Consider its form, its function, and its beauty. Learn more about dust jackets and their importance to your collection.


Trustpilot