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    Raymond Chandler. Farewell, My Lovely. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First edition, advance proof issue. Octavo (7.375 x 5 inches; 187 x 127 mm.). [8], 275, [3] pages. Publisher's perfect binding, in the original wrappers (an example of the dust jacket); all edges of the text block trimmed. Very minimal amount of wear to joints and corners of wrappers. Slight discoloration at fore-edge visible only in raking light. Minor purple ink stain at inner margin of front free endpaper. A nearly fine copy. With purple stamp at top edge of text block reading, "Sample Copy / Not for Sale" and promotional slip on yellow paper laid in. The second novel featuring detective Philip Marlowe. Basis for stage and radio productions and three film adaptations. Bruccoli A 2.1.b; The Dark Page 60. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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