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Red Harvest.

HAMMETT, Dashiell.

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1929. An inscribed copy of Hammett's landmark first book Octavo. Original red cloth with yellow skull and crossbones to front cover and titles blocked in black and yellow to spine. Housed in a custom cloth solander box. Title printed in orange and black with skull-and-crossbones vignette in orange. San Francisco bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown. Spine faded and minimally cocked, slight rubbing to extremities, touch of wear to very tips, a couple of small marks to cloth; a very good copy. First edition, first printing, of Hammett's landmark first book, inscribed by the author, "Billy Greer Hobson, keep a notebook and pencil - the story of the other fellows' crime pays. Dashiell Hammett", in blue ink on the second blank. The recipient was William Greer Hobson (1924-1996), a bookseller from Phoenix, Arizona, whose father founded Hobson's Bookstore. William Greer Hobson took on the running of the shop in the 1940s; this copy has his adult bookplate to the front pastedown. Layma ... Read more

Bookseller: Peter Harrington, United Kingdom
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RED HARVEST

HAMMETT, Dashiell:

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1929. First edition, first printing. First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy of the author's first book. Publisher's original red cloth with yellow skull and crossbones to the upper panel and titles blocked in black and yellow to the spine, without the rare dustwrapper. A very good copy, the binding firm, the spine slightly rolled with a little rubbing, bumping and minute fraying at the spine tips. The contents are entirely complete, without loose or torn pages or previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Housed in a purpose made cloth solander case. Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the second blank endpaper "Billy Greer Hobson, keep / a notebook and pencil - / the story of the other / fellows' crime pays. / Dashiell Hammett". With the bookplate of the recipient to the front pastedown. A superb presentation copy of the author's debut novel, a landmark in hard-boiled crime fiction and rare in inscribed state. We are aware of ju ... Read more

Bookseller: Lucius Books, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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