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RAYMOND CHANDLER'S UNKNOWN THRILLER ~The Screenplay of Playback

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NY, Mysterious Press: 1985

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed Introduction

Seller ID: 000423

ISBN: 0-89296-132-5

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket and FINE slipcase. HARDCOVER. 1985. LIMITED EDITION of 250 numbered copies. This being number 15. SIGNED by Robert B. Parker author of introduction. Preface by James Pepper. AS NEW, book and slipcase bound in light gray cloth with cobalt blue titles. Dust jacket is cobalt blue and silver with painting by John Jinks. Square and tight, UNREAD. Minor rub to upper corner, else FINE. Chandler's original 1948 screenplay with the working title of Playback, never produced. Chandler used title and main female character for unrelated book published in 1959. View more info

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BACKFIRE ~Story for the Screen with a Preface By Robert B. Parker

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara CA, Santa Teresa Press: 1984

Edition: First Printing Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed Introduction

Seller ID: 001111

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE green on green original paper wraps with self-fold flaps. SOFTCOVER. 1984. FIRST PRINTING of LIMITED EDITION. This is Number 31 of 200 copies numbered and SIGNED by Robert B. Parker, author of the Preface. AS NEW, fifteen page Chapbook publication of Backfire which was 'originally written by Raymond Chandler as a proposal for a possible original screenplay. It was shopped around Hollywood but never sold.' Stored in Mylar sleeve with acid-free backing. View more info

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THE HIGH WINDOW

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001240

ISBN: 0-345-02203-3

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original wraps. SOFTCOVER. Mass Market Paperback. FIRST PRINTING, April 1971 from the series featuring cover art by famed artist TOM ADAMS. Square and tight, in original classy pictorial paper wraps. Light toning to page edges, deep crease to front cover and medium crease to spine. Private Detective Philip Marlowe. View more info

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THE MIDNIGHT RAYMOND CHANDLER

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Houghton Mifflin: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000934

ISBN: 0-395-12712-2

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1971. FIRST PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in cerulean blue cloth with black endpapers in black, blue, yellow dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Indigenous light dulling/toning of dust wrap, else FINE. 718pp. Includes: two novels The Little Sister and The Long Goodbye, first U.S. book form publication of Blackmailers Don't Shoot and The Pencil, Chandler's essay The Simple Art of Murder, short stories Red Wind and Trouble is My Business. View more info

RAYMOND CHANDLER'S UNKNOWN THRILLER ~The Screenplay of Playback

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Mysterious Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000935

ISBN: 0-89296-1287

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1985. FIRST EDITION of TRADE EDITION. AS NEW, bound in gray cloth with sea foam green endpapers in cobalt blue and silver pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Breath of rub to dust jacket front panel and back points, else FINE. Chandler's original 1948 screenplay with the working title of Playback, never produced. Chandler used title and main female character for unrelated book published in 1959. View more info

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RAYMOND CHANDLER OMNIBUS

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1976

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 000936

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. First Collected Edition 1964, this being the FOURTH PRINTING, 1976. Bound in black cloth in black and red pictorial puzzle dust jacket. Square and tight, original price intact. Dust jacket has one inch closed tear mid-spine, some age toning, light edgewear top. 625pp. Includes The Big Sleep (1939), Farewell, My Lovely (1940), The High Window (1941), The Lady in the Lake (1943). View more info

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THE NOTEBOOKS OF RAYMOND CHANDLER and ENGLISH SUMMER ~ A Gothic Romance

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Ecco Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000939

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1976. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in maroon cloth with gilt titles in orange and green dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Breath of toning to jacket lapels, else FINE. Notes, musings, essays on writing and writers. Also, first publication in book form of English Summer ~A Gothic Romance, illustrated by Edward Gorey. Edited, with a Foreword, by Frank MacShane. View more info

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RAYMOND CHANDLER ~Six Complete Novels

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann/Octopus: 1977

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 000941

ISBN: 0-905-71214-5

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1977. FIRST EDITION, Thus. AS NEW, bound in maroon leatherette with yellow endpapers in yellow and maroon dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price and publisher USD sticker intact. 862pp. Dust jacket has creasing across top of spine and back panel, else FINE. Includes, complete and unabridged: The Big Sleep, The High Window, The Lady in the Lake, The Long Goodbye, Farewell My Lovely (yes, without the comma). View more info

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THE LITTLE SISTER

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1976

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 000957

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. April 1976. THIRD IMPRESSION of A Fingerprint Book reprint series. Bound in jade cloth with gold gilt title and Fingerprint logo, wrapped in black and white photo dust jacket. Square and tight, publisher clipped and applied USD sticker to dust jacket front flap. Small ink spot at fore edge and sticker ghost transfer front free endpaper, else FINE. View more info

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FAREWELL, MY LOVELY

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001239

ISBN: 0-345-02202-5

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original wraps. SOFTCOVER. Mass Market Paperback. FIRST PRINTING, April 1971 from the series featuring cover art by famed artist TOM ADAMS. Square and tight in original classy pictorial paper wraps. Light toning to page edges with crease to front cover and spine. Private Detective Philip Marlowe. View more info

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THE LITTLE SISTER

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001241

ISBN: 0-345-02397-8

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in VERY GOOD original wraps. SOFTCOVER. Mass Market Paperback. FIRST PRINTING, October 1971 from the series featuring cover art by famed artist TOM ADAMS. Square and tight in original classy pictorial paper wraps. Light toning to page edges, deep crease to front hinge and to spine. Private Detective Philip Marlowe. View more info

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THE LONG GOODBYE

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001242

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1954. FIRST EDITION, First Printing. Bound in blue and green cloth with green lettering. Wrapped in eerie stylized Walter H. Lorraine pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, original price of $3.00 intact. Light toning and wear to board edges, plus speck of white on front cover and previous owner name and date in ink on front paste down. Dust jacket has some serious tears and chipping plus partial missing piece to 'the' on spine and some soiling to back panel. Cellophane tape repairs on verso have turned yellow. Private Detective P... View more info

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PLAYBACK

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001274

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in VERY GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1958. FIRST EDITION. Square and tight, original price of 12s. 6d. net intact. Bound in orange cloth with gold gilt lettering. Some age toning to pages and edges, with light foxing, plus strip of toning down each free endpaper, else FINE. Dust jacket has some scuffing, age toning, nicks, chips and tape repair to edges, plus vintage book shop sticker to back paste down. The last Philip Marlowe. View more info

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THE SIMPLE ART OF MURDER

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1952

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001363

Condition: Very Good


VERY GOOD condition in VERY GOOD original pictorial paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. FIRST PAPERBACK PRINTING 1952. Pocket Book No. 916. Crease at hinge, some scuffing of covers, age toning to interior and light edgewear. Short story collection includes: Pearls Are A Nuisance, Spanish Blood, The King In Yellow, I'll Be Waiting and Chandler's essay on writing The Simple Art Of Murder. Stored in Mylite sleeve with archival backing board. View more info

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PLAYBACK ~ Japanese Language Edition

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Hayakawa Shobo: 1959

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001938

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original silver pictorial paper wraps. A HAYAKAWA POCKET MYSTERY BOOK NO. 518. October 31, 1959. First Printing. SOFTCOVER. Translated from English to Japanese by Shimizu Shunji. Square and tight, no creasing. Light age toning to pages. Cover has small abrasions to spine head and heel. Light wear to edges. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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THE BIG SLEEP

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1975

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 002115

ISBN: 0-345-24565-2

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original pictorial paper wraps. LATER Printing November 1975. Softcover. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, NO creasing. Light age toning to pages and wrinkle to back bottom point. Featuring Philip Marlowe. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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THE BIG SLEEP

By: CHANDLER, Raymond

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002116

ISBN: 0-394-72136-5

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original pictorial paper wraps. FIRST Vintage Books Edition September 1976. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, NO creasing. Age toning to pages and inside covers. Featuring Philip Marlowe. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

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LETTERS

By: CHANDLER, Raymond ~ James M. Fox

Price: $65.00

Publisher: CA, Neville + Yellin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed Introduction

Seller ID: 000988

Condition: Fine


FINE condition. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED. LIMITED EDITION of 350 numbered copies, this being number 339. AS NEW, bound in blue cloth with silver gilt lettering, with decorative endpapers, issued without dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD. Few very small white spots on back cover, see image, else FINE. Correspondence between Chandler and author James M Fox, 1950-1956. Afterword and SIGNED by Fox on limitations page. Preface by James Pepper, editor. View more info

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LETTERS

By: CHANDLER, Raymond ~ James M. Fox

Price: $250.00

Publisher: CA, Neville + Yellin: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed Introduction

Seller ID: 000989

Condition: Fine


FINE condition. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED by James M. Fox. LIMITED EDITION of 26 lettered copies, this being letter V. AS NEW, bound in black leather with gold tilt titles and shades of gray and tan marbled endpapers, issued without dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD. Correspondence between Chandler and author James M Fox, 1950-1956. Afterword and SIGNED by Fox on limitations page. Preface by James Pepper, editor. View more info