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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


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