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The Little Sister.

The Little Sister.

The Little Sister.

The Little Sister.

by Chandler, Raymond

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Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1949.. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Fine tight copy in a Very Good plus price-clipped dust jacket with shallow chipping to the head & heel of the spine. This is Chandler's fifth novel, first published in an edition of 12,500 copies. In The Little Sister, a movie starlet with a gangster boyfriend and a pair of siblings with a shared secret lure private eye Philip Marlowe into the less than glamorous and more than a little dangerous world of Hollywood fame. Chandler's first foray into the industry that dominates the company town that is Los Angeles.

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A movie starlet with a gangster boyfriend and a pair of siblings with a shared secret lure Marlowe into the less than glamorous and more than a little dangerous world of Hollywood fame. Chandler's first foray into the industry that dominates the company town that is Los Angeles.From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Bookseller
Gregor Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
22408
Title
The Little Sister.
Author
Chandler, Raymond
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Printing of the First US Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin,
Place of Publication
Boston:
Date Published
1949.
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Mysteries

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Chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Heel
The lower most portion of the spine when the book is standing vertically.

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