98
98
Hammett, Dashiell
THE THIN MAN. NEW YORK: ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1934
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
98
Hammett, Dashiell
THE THIN MAN. NEW YORK: ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1934
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Hammett, Dashiell
THE THIN MAN. NEW YORK: ALFRED A. KNOPF, 1934
8vo (188 x 124mm.), fourth printing, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS EDITOR JOE SHAW ("To Joe Shaw, who | by publishing all | my previous books, | made this one | possible. | Dashiell Hammett | New York | Jan. 29. 1934."), original jade green cloth, upper cover with central design of blue mask and red border, spine with geometrical design lettered in dark blue and reverse, lower cover with "Borzoi" device, top edge claret red, dust-jacket in green, white and black, collector's green cloth chemise in green morocco-backed slipcase, covers faded, spine chipped at head and foot, dust-jacket torn with loss to spine and corners and with Book-of-the-Month Club label on upper cover Paper
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Catalogue Note

AN IMPORTANT PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY HAMMETT TO HIS LONGTIME EDITOR.

The Thin Man introduces the married detectives Nick and Nora Charles; although they were featured in a series of six films, Hammett never wrote a sequel to the novel.

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