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    Raymond Chandler. The Lady in the Lake. London: Hamish Hamilton, 1944. First English edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.75 inches; 184 x 120 mm.). 212 pages. Publisher's yellow cloth, spine lettered in orange; all edges of the text block trimmed; in the original illustrated dust jacket. Minimal rubbing at extremities of binding; spine ends a touch darkened. Top edge of text block slightly dust-soiled; normal age toning to remaining edges and interior. Mild staining from what appears to be tape residue at toward fore-edges of free endpapers. Soft rippling to dust jacket; light rubbing; tiny amount of wear at spine and flap fold ends; a few small lines of tape residue at flaps. About near fine, in a bright dust jacket. Chandler's fourth novel to feature private detective Philip Marlowe. Bruccoli 4.2.a. The Dark Page 64. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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