May 14, 2019 - Sale 2508

Sale 2508 - Lot 40

Price Realized: $ 3,640
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Big Sleep. 8vo, publisher's orange cloth stamped in blue, light rubbing to spine tips and corners; unclipped original pictorial dust jacket by Hans J. Barschel, skillfully backed on paper with supplied portions to head and foot of spine with color additions, light dust soiling, mild age-toning; custom cloth fall-back case with morocco lettering label. first edition of chandler's first book. Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. Bruccoli A1.1.a. New York: Knopf, 1939