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    Dashiell Hammett. Group of Ten Paperback Originals. [New York: Lawrence A. Spivak and others, 1943-1962]. First editions, with a duplicate copy of Dead Yellow Women and an additional third edition of The Continental Op. Together, twelve volumes; digest size, typically octavo or octavo in sixteens (generally 7.5 x 5.5 inches; 190 x 137 mm. or slightly smaller). Various paginations. Publisher's perfect bindings in the original printed wrappers; all edges trimmed. Some spines gently leaning, rolled or creased; a few joints a little worn; trace light edgewear, some minor creasing; varying degrees of soiling, usually negligible but sometimes light. Some page edges a little scuffed, an occasional title with closed tears or minor corner chips; a few texts somewhat tanned and slightly brittle, most are still supple. Generally very good or better, a couple titles quite nice. Housed together in a chemise and custom slipcase. Title list available online. Contents of most titles previously appeared in various magazines, including Black Mask. Layman A9 and A11-A19. The Adventures of Sam Spade a Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

    More Information: $106,000 Blood Money. Bestseller Mystery B40, [1943] [together with:] The Adventures of Sam Spade. Bestseller Mystery B50, [1944] [and:] The Continental Op. Bestseller Mystery B62, [1945] [and:] The Continental Op. Jonathan Press Mystery J40, [1949] [and:] The Return of the Continental Op. Jonathan Press Mystery J17, [1945] [and:] Hammett Homicides. Bestseller Mystery B81, [1946] [and:] Dead Yellow Women. Jonathan Press Mystery J29, [1947], two copies, [and:] Nightmare Town. Mercury Mystery 120, [1948] [and:] The Creeping Siamese. Jonathan Press Mystery J48, [1950] [and:] Woman in the Dark. Jonathan Press Mystery J59, [1951] [and:] A Man Named Thin. Mercury Mystery 233, [1962].

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