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Crime Stories and Other Writings by  Dashiell Hammett - First Printing - 2001 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

Crime Stories and Other Writings

by Hammett, Dashiell

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New York: The Library of America, 2001. First Printing. Hardcover. 933pp. Light brown cloth stamped in red and gold on the spine. Collects stories from Black Mask and other pulp magazines. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; Octavo.




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