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Maltese Falcon
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Maltese Falcon

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1930 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Dashiell Hammett on a typed letter laid into the book. A spectacular copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION with the First Issue dustjacket. This ORIGINAL sophisticated dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a beautiful copy in collector's condition SIGNED by the author. We buy Hammett First Editions with the ORIGINAL dustjacket.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Maltese Falcon
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The Maltese Falcon

by Dashiell Hammett

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Used - Very Good-
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Fort Lauderdale , Florida
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First printing with publisher's Borzoi hound logo to the publication page, 1930 on both title and publication pages, and no later printings mentioned. Original grey cloth decorated in black and blue with a falcon emblem to the cover. An acknowledged classic and Dashiell Hammett's Most seminal work. housed in black leather spine slipcase, signed by author on front free end page.Book Condition Very Good-: Firm copy with minor bump to corners and rubbing along board edges. Slight fading to spine. Dust Jacket Condition - Fine: Dust jacket has been professionally restored. Price-clipped. In clear protective cover.
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RED HARVEST
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RED HARVEST

by HAMMETT, Dashiell:

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Used
Edition
First edition, first printing
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Hardcover
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1929. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy of the author's first book. Publisher's original red cloth with yellow skull and crossbones to the upper panel and titles blocked in black and yellow to the spine, without the rare dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding firm, the spine slightly rolled with a little rubbing, bumping and minute fraying at the spine tips. The contents are entirely complete, without loose or torn pages or previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Housed in a purpose made cloth solander case. Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the second blank endpaper "Billy Greer Hobson, keep / a notebook and pencil - / the story of the other / fellows' crime pays. / Dashiell Hammett". With the bookplate of the recipient to the front pastedown. A superb presentation copy of the author's debut novel, a landmark in hard-boiled crime fiction and rare in inscribed state. We are… Read more
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Screenplay for The Thin Man Sequel [After the Thin Man] (Original screenplay, Hammett's copy,...

Screenplay for The Thin Man Sequel [After the Thin Man] (Original screenplay, Hammett's copy, with holograph correction)

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1935. Dashiell Hammett's original submitted Treatment script for the first sequel to "The Thin Man," here referred to only as "Thin Man Sequel," and ultimately titled "After the Thin Man." With a single holograph correction by Hammett, and letter of provenance from Hammett's daughter Josephine Hammett Marshall regarding the discovery of the treatment in the family's estate. The first "Thin Man" film, released in 1934 and based on Hammett's novel, was a smash hit and is today a key film in the American screwball comedy cycle. Five sequels were made between 1936 and 1947 (all starring the original acting team of William Powell and Myrna Loy), and this previously unknown attempt at a sequel by Hammett was clearly commissioned by MGM but never produced, making this script an entire unpublished Hammett work. The story is a completely original one, never reworked for the other films, very much written in Hammett's trademark style and reading a bit more like a… Read more
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Nineteen Letters Written to Prudence Whitfield While Stationed in Alaska in W.W. II

by HAMMETT, DASHIELL

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Used - Dating from July 31, 1944 - July 5, 1945, typed single space (one letter is typed at one and a half spaces) on thin, air mail pa
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Newton, Massachusetts
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Dating from July 31, 1944 - July 5, 1945, typed single space (one letter is typed at one and a half spaces) on thin, air mail paper. Three of the letters are two pages, and the rest are one page each. One letter is signed “Dash,” and the rest in pen and in pencil as “SDH.” There are a few small corrections in Hammett’s hand and an occasional note in Mrs. Whitfield’s, who was married to Hammett’s friend and hard-boiled writing colleague, Raoul Whitfield. The letters reflect Hammett’s warm, intimate feelings for the recipient, and are mostly filled with cheery chat and stories of idle, lonely army life. “I’ve been half-seriously monkeying with the notion of doing --or trying --a longish poem that would be called ‘The Aleutians Don’t Give A Damn’...This notion too...will likely as not be put away in the drawer marked Projects thought up in the absence of women, which is already pretty full...Tonight I’m going to treat myself to a tub bath, the first in about fifteen months,… Read more
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The Maltese Falcon
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The Maltese Falcon

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Condition
Used - With the recipient's leather bookplate on the spine, some cloth spotting, front hinge cracked and partially mended, very good. S
Edition
Later edition, seventh printing
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New York, New York
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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1931. Later edition, seventh printing. 8vo. With the recipient's leather bookplate on the spine, some cloth spotting, front hinge cracked and partially mended, very good. Supplied is an original G&D dust jacket as well as the two promotional wraparound bands, one of which features illustrations from the film with Bebe Daniels, the first Brigid O'Shaughnessy of the screen. In a custom clamshell box. Later edition, seventh printing. 8vo. Hammett to Bebe Daniels. An extraordinary association copy, inscribed by the author to the female lead of the first film version of his most famous and enduring novel: "For Ben Lyon and Bebe Daniels with all good wishes - Dashiell Hammett. Hollywood, August, 1931." The 1931 film's reputation has been eclipsed by the 1941 John Huston version which starred Humphrey Bogart (the 1931 film starred Ricardo Cortez as Spade) and Mary Astor as Brigid O'Shaughnessy. Daniels married actor Ben Lyon in 1930; the film was released in May, 1931 to very… Read more
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The Thin Man
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The Thin Man

by Hammett, Dashiell

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  • very good
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Condition
Used - very good
Edition
first
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Beverly Hills, California
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Knopf, 1934. first. very good/very good. INSCRIBED first edition, as stated on copyright page. Inscribed by Hammett. Book very good. Dust jacket very good, with some foxing on inside of dj. Comes with Borzoi Business reply card. Housed in a custom-made slipcase.
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The Thin Man
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The Thin Man

by Dashiell Hammett

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Fort Lauderdale , Florida
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Stated First Edition. The author's fifth and last novel. The basis for a series of Hollywood films starring William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles. Original green cloth, red and blue geometric design to spine, a blue mask depicted on the cover, small Borzoi device in red to back cover corner. Dust jacket features a photo portrait of Hammett on the cover and spine. Signed by the Author on the title page, "Dashiel Hammett". Book Condition - Very Good: A firm square copy with faded cloth. Owner's name stamp to front free endpaper. Faint offset tanning to front and back endpapers. Dust Jacket Condition - Very Good: Rubbed edges and the green of the jacket is slightly yellowed on spine, unfaded black. A faint stain to back cover. Original $2.00 price intact on flap. Clear protective cover.
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Typed Legal Agreement Signed

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Used
Edition
F
Binding
Paperback
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Palm Springs, California
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("Dashiell Hammett") in black fountain pen ink on pictorial Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer letterhead. Culver City, California, July 15, 1938. Also signed in green fountain pen ink by Eddie Mannix as Lowe’s Vice-President. 3 separate pages. Fine, fresh. For a sum of $12,500.00 Hammett agrees to let MGM have right of first refusal on any of his past writings, as well as any new writings to be created in the next year. The document goes into great detail on all specifics, effectively giving MGM control over his creative output past and present. Hammett's writing skill had failed him by this time. Although, he did manage to finish his final 144 page screen outline for "Another Thin Man." He was drinking heavily, had gambled away his earnings on the horse races, was in debt and owed six months on his penthouse suite at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel (Nolan p. 165). In 1943 he staged a brief comeback when he wrote the screenplay of Lillian Hellman's "Watch On The Rhine." Hammett… Read more
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The Thin Man
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The Thin Man

by Hammett, Dashiell

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  • very good
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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Seventh Printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Seventh printing. Association copy signed by Dashiell Hammett, inscribed "For Barrett C. Kiesling with all good wishes / Dashiell Hammett Hollywood Nov 5. 1934." Kiesling was Publicity Director for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. A near fine copy, lacking the dust jacket, with a small stain on the front board cloth, lightly worn head and foot. Things happened very quickly for the acclaimed crime writer with his final novel The Thin Man. First published in Collier's in December 1933, it was in book form the following month, and was released as a hit MGM movie that May with William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora.
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Autograph Letter Signed
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Autograph Letter Signed

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Used - Fine
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New York, New York
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Minneapolis, 1945 Minneapolis: 26 August 1945. Three pages, written over two leaves of 1452nd A.A.F. Base Unit Service Center letterhead; with the original envelope postmarked August 27th [1945], addressed in Hammett's hand. A fine manuscript letter with the usual creasing, else free of any wear or damage. Written in the weeks leading up to the end of World War II, this letter is addressed to Hammett's friend Lee Browne, and describes some of the most recent developments among his group of fellow soldiers. A veteran of World War I, Hammett re-enlisted in the Army after the attack on Pearl Harbor, serving for three years despite his ailing physical health. Hammett would later be imprisoned for his political activity as a leftist working to combat the wrongful imprisonment of alleged communists. Most famous for the development of the hard-boiled crime novel, Hammett himself worked as a detective at the start of his writing career. "Dear Lee- Peace made me an old man - with the usual help of… Read more
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ORIGINAL 1930 TYPED LETTER, SIGNED (re: The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key & The Thin Man)
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ORIGINAL 1930 TYPED LETTER, SIGNED (re: The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key & The Thin Man)

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Used - Fine
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Mill Valley, California
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New York, 1930. Hammett, Dashiell. ONE PAGE TYPED LETTER, SIGNED ["Sincerely, Dashiell Hammett"]. 135 East 38th Street, New York, April 21st, 1930. Highly desirable unpublished early letter from one of Hammett's most creatively fruitful years in which he makes mention of all three of his greatest novels. To "Dear Mr. Hammett" (Walter Hammett of Yale University in New Haven, who had initially written wondering -- incorrectly as it turned out -- if they shared any kin), it reads: "Thanks a lot for the latest of your always kind notes. The Falcon seems to be going over pretty well and I think Earl Boothe's going to produce it on the stage in the Fall if I can get time off from the current book to do the dramatization. The next book, 'The Glass Key' is scheduled for publication in September or October, and then 'The Thin Man' and 'The Darkened Face' in February and August, 1931. Beyond that deponent saith not. Best of luck to you with the poetry… Read more
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Thin Man
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Thin Man

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Knopf, 1934 First Edition, First Printing, with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page. An attractive dustjacket that has some chipping to the spine ends not effecting any lettering and some wear to the edges. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with light wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Book comes with a photograph of Myrna Loy and William Powell as well as two cards inscribed by the two actors who made the Thin Man a household name in the movies. Overall, a sharp copy of this first edition with the original dustjacket. We buy Hammett First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Typed letter signed "Hammett" in pencil, to Isadore Gottlieb. (APO Seattle). Dec. 28, 1944

Typed letter signed "Hammett" in pencil, to Isadore Gottlieb. (APO Seattle). Dec. 28, 1944

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Used
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San Francisco, California
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1944. One page, 8 1/2 x 11 in Fine condition with envelope. On "Yank" Alaska edition letterhead. Writing to an Army friend in Detroit "Don't let this paper fool you....It only means I'm using Yank's office tonight and I'm going to stop it and take my trade elsewhere if they don't put darker ribbons in their typewriters....Last week I wound up on a four-month--some ten thousand miles in all--romp....Anything you want to know about Alaska and the Aleutians, just ask me. Yes, the Eskimo girls at Nome are often very pretty, usually very good-natured and practically always very diseased. No, there's no sense in trying to rig up a sea otter poaching racket on Amchitka, because, while you could angle it OK there, you couldn't peddle the skins anywere except, perhaps, in the London black market. Yes, Kodiak is a little gem, whether you want to shoot, fish, drink or futz around with dames...." Hammett continues for another paragraph with discussion of his future… Read more
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Autograph Letter Signed

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Used
Edition
F
Binding
Paperback
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Palm Springs, California
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("DSH") in pencil on plain ruled paper, January 15, 1945, Fort Richardson, Alaska. 4to, 2 pages (recto only). Fine, fresh example. In September 1942 Hammett, at forty-eight, enlisted in the Army Signal Corps. He was stationed in the Aleutians, where he edited a paper and wrote the text of a pamphlet, The Battle of the Aleutians (1944). He was discharged in September 1945, nine months after the date of this letter. To Prudence Whitfield: (ex-wife of author Raoul Whitfield who was rumored to be Hammett’s lover for a time) "Pru darling- .There have been times when I took the war more seriously, but right now its more serious aspects aren't in the forefront of what I like to call my mind. Much love is in the fore-front, however.my thought for today is that uncertainty is a son of a bitch." Hammett met fellow Black Mask author Raoul Whitfield in the late 1920’s. When he moved to New York in 1930 they resumed their friendship and became drinking buddies (see William F.… Read more
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The Big Knockover Selected Stories by Dashiell Hammett Edited and With Introduction by Lillian Hellman

by Dashiell Hammett

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Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Fort Lee, New Jersey
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Random House, 1962. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Copy in Like Jacket Without Wear.First Edition.Inscribed by Lillian Hellman (Hammettt's Girlfriend) " With warm regards Lillian Hellman" Beautiful Copy..
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SELECTED DETECTIVE PROSE.

by Hammett, Dashiell.

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9785050005571
ISBN 10
5050005574
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Santa Monica, California
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MOSCOW: RADUGA PUBLICATIONS.. with no dust jacket. 1985. First Edition. 5050005574 . First edition of this collection. INSCRIBED on page 432 by the author of the afterword. Prints in English "The Glass Key" & "The Thin Man" alongwith two stories "The Gatewood Caper" & Fly Paper." Also features a glossery of Hammett's American slang words translated into Russian. Fine as issued in deep brick red cloth with gold stamping on titles & an expressionistic design of ominous figures on the front cover. An obscure, but decidedly attractive addition to the Hammett canon. .
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The Maltese Falcon; Signed by Elisha Cook (Played Wilmer)

by Hammett, Dashiell; Cook, Elisha

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Good+
Edition
1st modern library printing
Binding
Hardcover
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Lincoln City, Oregon
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NY: The Modern Library. Good+. 1934. 1st modern library printing. Hardcover. The book is only good to very good; the cloth is worn and badly faded. Nicely signed by Cook on the back of the fep. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 267+ads pages; Signed by Actor .
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Dashiell Hammett Tour, The A Guidebook ( Expanded New Revised Edition ) with ERRATA SLIP Signed...
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Dashiell Hammett Tour, The A Guidebook ( Expanded New Revised Edition ) with ERRATA SLIP Signed By Author, WITH Brief Biography of Hammett

by Don Herron , with Errata Sheet Signed By Herron & , Book is SIGnED By Herron , & Dashiell Hammetts Daughter, Jo Hammett, Cover Design By John Miller, Illustrated in B/W

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  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780872862647
ISBN 10
087286264X
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LONG BEACH, California
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City Lights Bks, San Francisco , 1991. PBO, Photographic WRAPS of Hammett on front in suit & hat, 1st Edition THUS, 1991, NF+, SOFTCOVER, Light Wear & Tiny Scuff on Lower Edge Pages, Interior nicetight Clean. Signed by Author. First Thus. Soft Cover.
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Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance

Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance

by Hammett, Dashiell

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394572697
ISBN 10
0394572696
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Schenectady, New York
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Introduction by Robert B. Parker. Signed by Parker on the half-title page. Originally published in Liberty magazine in 1933. ; Octavo; Signed by Contributor.
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