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    Raymond Chandler. The Simple Art of Murder. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950. First edition. Octavo. x, 533, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full light brown cloth, spine and front lettered in dark yellow with pale yellow decorative ruling; all text block edges trimmed, top edge stained yellowish-brown; original illustrated dust jacket. Vertical crease starting along center of spine; spine ends faintly discolored and showing just a trace of wear; mild discoloration along top edges of boards; minor wear along bottom edges. Slight discoloration to endpapers from aging binder's glue; text block edges faintly tanned with a couple of very faint, small stains along fore-edge. Jacket mildly soiled, with a tiny amount of nicking at spine and flap fold ends; spine panel sunned. Very good. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. Bruccoli 9.1.a.

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    5th Thursday
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