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THE MALTESE FALCON

By: HAMMETT, Dashiell

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 1992

Seller ID: 001591

ISBN: 0-679-72264-5

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1992. Cover photograph by Axel Crieger. AS NEW, bound in original black pictorial paper wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. Light edge wear, else FINE. Featuring Private Investigator Sam Spade. View more info

THE MALTESE FALCON

By: HAMMETT, Dashiell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage: 1992

Seller ID: 001601

ISBN: 0-679-72264-5

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1992. Cover photograph by Axel Crieger. AS NEW, bound in original black pictorial paper wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. Featuring Private Investigator Sam Spade. View more info

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THE STIFF UPPER LIP

By: ISRAEL, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Crowell: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001878

ISBN: 0-690-01412-0

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION, First Printing. AS NEW, bound in grey cloth with metallic red titles in dark blue pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Light wear to edges of dust jacket. Third in the series featuring Private Investigator B.F. Cage - an American in Paris. View more info

THE MURDER OF AN OLD-TIME MOVIE STAR

By: KINGSLEY-SMITH, Terence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Pinnacle Books: 1983

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001968

ISBN: 0-523-41803-5

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE original pictorial paper wraps. Mass Market Paperback Original, August 1983. SIGNED / INSCRIBED by Author. Square and tight, UNREAD. Age toning to pages and crease to front cover at hinge, else FINE. Inscribed by Author on inside front cover ~To Ruth Windfeldt, the mystery writer's favority aunt. Regards, Terry Kingsley-Smith~ Featuring Los Angeles Private Eye Pete McCoy. Stored in Archival sleeve. View more info

CRANMER

By: KNICKMEYER, Steve

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001891

ISBN: 0-394-41153-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION, First Printing. AS NEW, bound in light blue and black boards with silver gilt titles in camel pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Very light edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket, else FINE. Featuring Oklahoma City Private Eyes Steve Cranmer and Butch Maneri. View more info

MOVIE-STAR PORTRAITS OF THE FORTIES

By: KOBAL, John - Edited By

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Dover: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001131

ISBN: 0-486-23546-7

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original photo wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1977. FIRST EDITION. '163 Glamor Photos' on white glossy paper in stiff black and white photo wraps. Includes six-page Introduction. Oversize, octavo/8vo. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. Breath of toning to inside cover edges, else FINE. Interesting they chose to use Glamor over the preferred Glamour. View more info

DASHIELL HAMMETT ~A Descriptive Bibliography

By: LAYMAN, Richard

Price: $150.00

Publisher: PA, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000946

ISBN: 0-8229-3394-2

Condition: Fine


FINE condition. HARDCOVER. 1979. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in navy cloth with gilt titles. As new, square and tight, UNREAD, issued without dust jacket. First COMPLETE descriptive outline of Hammett's prodigious literary career. Illustrated throughout. View more info

THE NIGHTMARE FILE

By: LIVINGSTON, Jack

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, St Martin's: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001234

ISBN: 0-312-57332-4

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1986. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in navy cloth with gold gilt titles in white printed dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Two tiny dings to front free end paper, else FINE. Third in the series featuring hearing-impaired Private Detective Joe Binney. View more info

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RAYMOND CHANDLER AND FILM

By: LUHR, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Ungar: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000172

ISBN: 0-8044-2556-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in yellow boards with bright yellow pictorial wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, dust jacket not clipped. Study of Chandler's explosive screenwriting career and an in-depth look at the films based on his novels. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

RAYMOND CHANDLER AND FILM

By: LUHR, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Ungar: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000954

ISBN: 0-8044-2556-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in yellow boards in yellow pictorial wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, dust jacket intact. Age toning to inside of dust jacket with minute closed tear bottom front and crease at spine heel. Study of Chandler's explosive screenwriting career and an in-depth look at the films based on his novels. Illustrated with black and white photos. View more info

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MARKED FOR MURDER

By: MACDONALD, John Ross

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Pocket Books: 1953

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 000687

Condition: Very Good


VERY GOOD condition in original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Pocket Books No. 971. FIRST PRINTING, October 1953. Square and tight. Light edgewear, creasing to covers, and toning of edges. Stored in Mylite bag with acid-free board. View more info

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MEET ME AT THE MORGUE

By: MACDONALD, John Ross

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: NY, Knopf: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000990

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1953. FIRST EDITION. Bound in yellow-gold flower patterned boards in shades of gray dust jacket. Square and tight, original price intact. Small ink spot on front free endpaper. Dust jacket has some edgewear, small closed tear to front cover and light soiling to back panel. Featuring Howard Cross, County Probation Department. View more info

LEW ARCHER PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR ~The First Complete Collection of Lew Archer Stories

By: MACDONALD, Ross

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Mysterious Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000898

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE acetate dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1977. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in brown cloth with calling card title wrapped in yellow print acetate dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD. Acetate dust jacket appears FINE but when held up to light some rubbing is apparent, also publisher clipped price. Introduction by Ross Macdonald. View more info

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THE GOODBYE LOOK

By: MACDONALD, Ross

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A Knopf: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001911

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in VERY GOOD dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1969. FIRST EDITION. Bound in black boards and orange cloth spine with red topstain and gold gilt titles in yellow illustrated dust jacket. Original price of $4.95 intact. Dust jacket spine is faded and has light edge wear to head and heel plus a vertical fold to the front flap. Featuring Private Detective Lew Archer. View more info

THE BLUE HAMMER

By: MACDONALD, Ross

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Alfred A Knopf: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001918

ISBN: 0-394-40425-4

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. AS NEW, bound in blue boards and black cloth spine with gold gilt titles in white illustrated dust jacket. Firm, UNREAD, original price of 7.95 intact. Small band of fading across top of boards and slight lean. Featuring Lew Archer. View more info

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN

By: MACDOUGALL, James K

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Bobbs Merrill: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001888

ISBN: 0-672-52512-7

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in blue boards with gold gilt titles in pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Dust jacket has light push to bottom points and light scuffing to spine, else FINE. Featuring Private Eye Davis Stuart. View more info

THE LIFE OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

By: MACSHANE, Frank

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000942

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1976. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in brown with wheat endpapers in shades of brown dust jacket featuring Chandler and Taki. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Photographs. View more info

THE LIFE OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

By: MACSHANE, Frank

Price: $100.00

Publisher: NY, Dutton: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000948

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1976. FIRST EDITION. Bound in brown with wheat endpapers in shades of brown dust jacket sporting photo of Chandler and Taki. Square and tight, original price intact. Slightly off-center dust jacket has edgewear to spine head and heel, else FINE. Black and white photographs. View more info

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SELECTED LETTERS OF RAYMOND CHANDLER

By: MACSHANE, Frank ~Edited By

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, Columbia University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000937

ISBN: 0231050801

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1981. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black cloth with silver gilt titles in pale blue Chandler and Taki photograph dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Tiny white dot on dust jacket back panel, see image, else FINE. 'I don't know why the hell I write so many letters,' Raymond Chandler once mused to a correspondent.' 'I guess my mind is just too active for its own good.' View more info

TOUGH GUY WRITERS OF THE THIRTIES

By: MADDEN, David ~Edited By

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Il, Southern Illinois University Press: 1970

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 000882

ISBN: 0-8093-0287-X

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1970. SECOND PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in orange cloth with gold titles in black and blue dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD. Breath of edgewear top spine, else FINE. Publisher clipped price. Seventeen in-depth essays discussing this thoroughly American hard-boiled genre. View more info