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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.). [6], 216 pages. Publisher's pale green cloth, front and spine stamped in dark green; top edge trimmed, others untrimmed; in the original illustrated dust jacket. Very slight skew to spine; a touch of shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends and top edge a bit dust-soiled. Normal age yellowing to edges and interior of text block. Very mild yellowing to recto and verso of dust jacket; minimal wear to edges, joints and spine and flap fold ends. Near fine. A difficult title to find in exceptional condition. Chandler's fourth novel to feature private detective Philip Marlowe. Bruccoli A 4.1.a. The Dark Page 64. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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