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THE RETURN OF THE CONTINENTAL OP by  Dashiell Hammett - First edition - [1945] - from John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 20882)

THE RETURN OF THE CONTINENTAL OP

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THE RETURN OF THE CONTINENTAL OP

by Hammett, Dashiell

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Age darkening to text block, light edge rubbing, some age darkening to front cover, ring stain to front cover, a very good copy.
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[New York]: Lawrence E. Spivak, Publisher, [1945]. First edition. Age darkening to text block, light edge rubbing, some age darkening to front cover, ring stain to front cover, a very good copy. (20882). Small octavo, pp. [1-2] 3-127 [128], pictorial wrappers. Jonathan Press No. J17. Digest size magazine format. Collects the following stories; The Whosis Kid, The Gutting of Couffignal, Death and Company, One Hour and The Tenth Clue. First book publication for all but the third story. Introduction by Ellery Queen. Hubin, p. 369. Layman A13.1.

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Bookseller
John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
20882
Title
THE RETURN OF THE CONTINENTAL OP
Author
Hammett, Dashiell
Book condition
Used - Age darkening to text block, light edge rubbing, some age darkening to front cover, ring stain to front cover, a very good copy.
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Lawrence E. Spivak, Publisher
Place of Publication
[New York]
Date published
[1945]
Keywords
Mystery . Paperback . SC
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John W. Knott, Jr., Bookseller, ABAA/ILAB

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
text block
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
wrappers
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