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THE RETURN OF THE CONTINENTAL OP. by  DASHIELL HAMMETT - First edition - 1947 - from BUCKINGHAM BOOKS (SKU: 21175)

THE RETURN OF THE CONTINENTAL OP.

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THE RETURN OF THE CONTINENTAL OP.

by HAMMETT, DASHIELL

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New York: Dell Publishing Company, [1947]., 1947. First edition. First edition thus. Introduction by Ellery Queen. Dell 154. Pages evenly tanned, else very good in pictorial wrappers with no fading to pink color on covers. Five early appearances by Dashiell Hammett all dealing with the fat, nameless agency operative. Included are stories about how $5000 was taken from under the eyes of two detectives without either having seen it taken; about how the Op solved a tough case in less than 60 minutes; about how foghorns nearly cause the Op to pass in his chips; and about why nive clues were not enough. Front cover is an art-deco design and rear cover is a street map of San Francisco, pinpointing the locations of 20 key events in the book's five stories. A desirable early Dell mystery title.

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Bookseller
BUCKINGHAM BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
21175
Title
THE RETURN OF THE CONTINENTAL OP.
Author
HAMMETT, DASHIELL
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Dell Publishing Company, [1947].
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1947

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We accept checks and all major credit cards. Prices are NET to all. PA residents must add 6% sales tax. It is our preference to ship via either UPS or Priority Mail. All oversized books and all shipments outside the U.S. will be charged actual shipping, insurance, and handling costs. All parcels shall be shipped insured. All items may be returned within 7 days of receipt with prior notification. We request any items for return be sent by their original shipping route, be well packaged and fully insured.

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About BUCKINGHAM BOOKS

Buckingham Books specializes in new, used and rare books dealing with Mystery and Western Americana. Books in the mystery field include not only Mystery, but also Detective, Espionage, and Adventure Fiction. Our Western Americana Section offers books about the development of the American West. All books in our inventory are First Editions unless clearly stated otherwise.

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