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    Raymond Chandler. The High Window. New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1942. First edition. Octavo (7.5 x 5.125 inches; 190 x 130 mm.). [2, blank], [viii], 240, [1, blank], [1, note on the type], [4, blank] pages. Publisher's light grayish brown smooth V-cloth, spine and front board stamped and lettered in purple, publisher's device stamped in purple on the rear board; top edge trimmed, others rough-trimmed; in original dust jacket. Spine ends and corners lightly worn; light rubbing to bottom edge. Endpapers browning from binding glue. Dust jacket edges lightly worn, spine ends and fold edges nicked; light wear along joints; discreet color correcting to wear and joints; a few tiny blue splashes to rear panel; price-clipped. Near fine in a touched up dust jacket. The third Philip Marlowe mystery; basis for John Brahm's The Brasher Doubloon, released in 1947. Bruccoli A3.1.a. The Dark Page 66. From the KoKo Collection.

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