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    Sale 2508 | Lot 39
    Price Realized: $2,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2508 Lot 39

      CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Big Sleep. 8vo, publisher's orange cloth stamped in blue, leaning slightly, mild shelfwear to lower extremities; original pictorial dust jacket by Hans J. Barschel, top of front flap with tear and loss of printed price, 4 tape repairs to verso mending short closed tears, abrading to folds and spine panel tips, corner nicks and shallow chipping to spine panel head, dust soiling to rear panel; age-toning to endpaper gutters. New York: Knopf, 1939

      Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

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


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,750