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Ten first edition Dashiell Hammett titles in wrappers  

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Dashiell Hammett's first ten books of collected short fiction

Hammett, Dashiell

New York:

Lawrence E. Spivak

Various dates


10 volumes. (8vo) color illustrated wrappers. First Editions.

Hammett's first ten books of collected short fiction, the complete run as published by Lawrence E. Spivak.


  • $106,000 Blood Money. 1943.
  • The Adventures of Sam Spade and other stories. 1944.
  • The Continental Op. 1945.
  • Return of the Continental Op. 1945.
  • Hammett Homicides. 1946.
  • Dead Yellow Women. Title page detached and laid in. 1947.
  • Nightmare Town. 1948.
  • The Creeping Siamese. 1950.
  • Woman in the Dark: More Adventures of the Continental Op. 1951. 
  • A Man Named Thin. Joseph W. Ferman, 1962.

Lot Amendments

Varying degrees of light wear and toning to wrappers, with minor edgewear, occasional minor creasing, etc.; varying degrees of toning to interiors; Dead Yellow Women with title page detached and laid in; else all volumes about very good or better.

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