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    Raymond Chandler. The Lady in the Lake. New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1943. First edition. Octavo (7.5 x 5.125 inches; 190 x 130 mm.). [vi], 216, [1, blank], [1, note on the type] pages. Publisher's light green smooth V-cloth, spine and front board lettered and stamped in dark green; top edge trimmed, others rough-trimmed; in original dust jacket. Spine gently leaning; rear board very slightly bowed; small splash to front board; just a touch of wear to spine ends and corners. Dust jacket spine panel faintly darkened; occasional minor edgewear with two short closed tears to the front panel and a couple small nicks at the fold edges. Near fine. A beautiful copy of an easily worn book, housed in a custom clamshell case. The fourth Philip Marlowe mystery. Basis for the 1947 first-person film noir directed by and starring Robert Montgomery. The Dark Page 64. From the KoKo Collection.

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    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
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