Lot 179 of 565:
5 titles by Dashiell Hammett  

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Five titles by Dashiell Hammett

Hammett, Dashiell

Various places


Various dates


5 volumes.

Five mysteries by Dashiell Hammett. Includes Red Harvest, The Thin Man, and others.


  • The Thin Man. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. Pictorial beige cloth, in Grosset & Dunlap dust jacket. 6th printing with correction on p. 209. Layman A 6.1.b-f
  • Red Harvest. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1943]. Maroon cloth, in dust jacket. 6th printing. Layman A 1.1.f
  • The Adventures of Sam Spade. Cleveland and New York: World Publishing Company, 1945. Red cloth with Tower Mystery device on cover, in dust jacket. Without Ellery Queen introduction. 2nd Edition. Layman A 11.2
  • The Glass Key. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1931. Green pictorial cloth. 2nd Edition, 5th printing. A 4.2.f
  • The Dain Curse. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. 3rd Printing. Layman A 2.1.e

Lot Amendments

Various states of wear; Dain Curse spine faded, slight lean, endpapers stained, mild page toning; Glass Key slight spine lean, missing front endpaper, slight page toning; Adventures of Sam Spade dust jacket torn and chipped, slight lean to spine, bookplate on front pastedown, severe page toning; Red Harvest tears and soiling to jacket, spine leans, severe page toning; Thin Man tears, chips, staining and wear to dust jacket, discoloring to cloth, bookplate removed from front free endpaper, page toning; overall very good.

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