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    Raymond Chandler. The Long Goodbye. Boston: 1954. First U. S. edition.

    More Information: Raymond Chandler. The Long Goodbye. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. First American edition. Octavo. [4], 316 pages. Publisher's three-piece binding, boards half in light green with remaining half of boards and spine in light blue; front and spine stamped in dark green. Original illustrated dust jacket. Edges untrimmed; top edge trimmed and stained green. Mild shelf wear at extremities of binding, most noticeable at spine ends. Tiny amount of fraying at untrimmed edges. Jacket slightly rubbed; fraying with slight loss to paper at spine ends; small chips at top and bottom of front flap fold, with top chip laid in; three short tears from bottom edge, longer one extending down from chip at top, about 1.25"; small crack at head of front joint fold. About near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Chandler's sixth novel to feature hard-boiled private detective Philip Marlowe. Bruccoli A 10.4.a. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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    March, 2019
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