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    Raymond Chandler. Group of Three Hamish Hamilton Collections. London: [1962-1965]. First editions.

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    Raymond Chandler. The Smell of Fear. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1965. First edition. Octavo. 538 pages. Publisher's full grayish paper-covered boards, spine stamped in gilt. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. A touch of dust-soiling to top edge of text block; regular age toning to remaining edges and interior. Dust jacket slightly toned recto and verso; a bit of rubbing and one small bump at head of spine panel. Else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Bruccoli AA 11.1.a.

    [Together with:] Killer in the Rain. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1964. First edition. Inscribed by Philip Durham, author of the introduction: "For Leon / with gratitude / Phil." Octavo. xi, [1], 332 pages. Publisher's full red paper-covered boards, spine stamped in gilt. Original illustrated dust jacket. All edges trimmed. Very mild shelf wear at extremities of binding. Two small spots of splashing at top edge of text block; regular age toning to edges and interior. Barely perceptible wear at ends of spine and flap folds; tiny amount of toning and rubbing. Fine. Bruccoli A 14.1.a.

    [And:] Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker, editors. Raymond Chandler Speaking. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1962. First edition. Octavo. 221, [1] pages. Photographic portrait frontispiece and four additional inserted plates on coated paper, all photographic reproductions. Publisher's full purplish-red paper-covered boards. Original dust jacket. All edges trimmed. Tiny bump to bottom edge of front board, two corners of spine; a touch dust-soiled at top edge; a few scattered spots of pale soiling, most noticeable near upper joint of front board. Some foxing to top and fore-edge of text block; normal age yellowing to edges and interior. Jacket sunned at spine; a touch of wear at flap fold and spine ends; mild rubbing. A bit of faint foxing at verso. Near fine. With slip laid in from the literary agency. Bruccoli A 13.1.a. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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