518
518
Hammett, Dashiell
THE DAIN CURSE. NEW YORK: KNOPF, 1929
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
518
Hammett, Dashiell
THE DAIN CURSE. NEW YORK: KNOPF, 1929
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Hammett, Dashiell
THE DAIN CURSE. NEW YORK: KNOPF, 1929
8vo, third printing (one month after first printing), WITH THE OWNERSHIP STAMP AND SIGNATURE OF RAYMOND CHANDLER ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER, original yellow cloth, upper cover stamped in reddish orange with skull and crossbones design, top edge brown, vertical line in upper cover (probable production flaw)
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Literature

Layman A2.1 (third printing)

Catalogue Note

A VERY SCARCE ASSOCIATION COPY LINKING TWO OF THE GREATEST DETECTIVE FICTION WRITERS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Chandler's La Jolla ownership stamp appears at the head of the front free endpaper, with his signature and 'Idyllwild, Sept 1942" beneath. "The House of Fiction Pasadena" appears in pencil above and to the left of the stamp.

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