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[A set of 12 works of Hammet's collected short fiction:] by  Dashiell HAMMETT - First Edition - 1943-62 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 94424)

[A set of 12 works of Hammet's collected short fiction:]

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[A set of 12 works of Hammet's collected short fiction:]: $106,000 Blood Money; The Adventures of Sam Spade; The Continental Op; Return of the Continental Op; Hammett Homicides; Dead Yellow Women; Nightmare Town; The Big Knock-Over; They Can Only Hang You Once; Creeping Siamese; Women in the Dark; A Man Named Th

by HAMMETT, Dashiell

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New York: Lawrence E. Spivak; Joseph W. Ferman,, 1943-62. A lovely set in bright wrappers 12 works, octavo. Original coloured wrappers. Housed in a blue slipcase edged with black morocco. Contents toned, a little rubbing to extremities and some very minor wear to spine ends; an excellent set in the bright wrappers. First editions, first printings, as well as the reissues of the first two volumes in the series: The Big Knock-Over (reissue of $106,000 Blood Money), and They Can Only Hang You Once (reissue of The Adventures of Sam Spade). A lovely set of Hammett's first twelve books of collected short fiction.

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Peter Harrington GB (GB)
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94424
Title
[A set of 12 works of Hammet's collected short fiction:]
Author
HAMMETT, Dashiell
Book condition
Used
Publisher
New York: Lawrence E. Spivak; Joseph W. Ferman,
Date published
1943-62
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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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