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The Return of the Continental Op

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The Return of the Continental Op

by Hammett, Dashiell

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About Fine/Wraps
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New York: Jonathan Press, 1945. First Edition. . Soft cover. About Fine/Wraps. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Salter, George. First Edition, a Paperback Original (PBO): Jonathan Press Mystery No. 17. Soft cover digest-sized 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall in illustrated wraps w/ front cover by George Salter. First appearance of these five stories together in book form (first published in Blask Mask magazine), with new Introduction by Ellery Queen. Light 1/8" dent near heel, else book Fine w/ barest toning of the supple, unmarked pages. Square with firm binding, bright clean covers; a gorgeous copy protected in dealer-supplied glassine jacket. Includes: 'The Whosis Kid', 'The Gutting of Couffignal', 'Death and Company', 'One Hour', and 'The Tenth Clue'. 127pp + ad, explanation for publisheing standards for books in wartime. A "Dashiell Hammett Detective Jonathan Press Mystery".

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Bookseller
Basement Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
15523
Title
The Return of the Continental Op
Author
Hammett, Dashiell
Illustrator
Salter, George
Format/binding
Soft cover
Book condition
Used - About Fine
Jacket condition
Wraps
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition.
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Jonathan Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1945
Keywords
FICTION DETECTIVE ANTHOLOGY SINGLE AUTHOR CONTINENTAL OP FICTITIOUS CHARACTER
Bookseller catalogs
Mystery;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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BASEMENT BOOKS, located at about 7,000 feet in the mountains east of Albuquerque, New Mexico, specializes in hard-to-find non-fiction, Western Americana, and First Edition mysteries and literature.

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