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Title:
"Blackmailers Don't Shoot" in Black Mask magazine, December, 1933

Author:
Shaw, Joseph T., ed.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Pro-Distributors Publishing Co.

Date:
Dec. 1933

Description:
Vol. XVI, No. 10. 128 pp. Cover painting by J. W. Schlaikjer; headings by Arthur Rodman Bowker. 9¾x6¾, color pictorial wrappers. First Appearance. Raymond Chandler's first appearance in print with his short story "Blackmailer's Don't Shoot" in this issue of Black Mask magazine, which feature's Chandler's detective Mallory. Also, includes Erle Stanley Gardner's "Dead Men's Shoes" (A thrilling Chinatown story), which is the magazine's featured story with the front cover illustration of a Chinese man holding a smoking gun. See Bruccoli's Chandler Checklist p. 17.

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Condition:
Short tears to edges, mild wrinkling to covers, couple creases and a 1" dampstain spot to front cover, light soiling, chipping to spine ends; some aging to pulp paper pages (as usual); about very good.


 
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