Nov 14, 2017 - Sale 2462

Sale 2462 - Lot 39

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,500 - $ 6,000
CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Big Sleep. 8vo, publisher's orange cloth stamped in blue, faint white smudging to rear board; unclipped original pictorial dust jacket by Hans J. Barschel, folds rubbed, small chips and splits to folds professionally restored on verso, few small stains to rear panel; rear end-leaf and free endpaper with upper corner restored, few small spots to pp. 20-23, pastedowns discolored near gutters. New York: Knopf, 1939

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first edition of chandler's first book. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Bruccoli A1.1.a.