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The Blue Hammer

By MacDonald, Ross




Ross Macdonald's real name was Kenneth Millar. Born near San Francisco in 1915 and raised in Ontario, Millar returned to the U.S. as a young man and published his first novel in 1944. He served as the president of the Mystery Writers of America and was awarded their Grand Master Award as well as the Mystery Writers of Great Britain's Gold Dagger Award. He died in 1983.


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The Blue Hammer

Ross MacDonald

Bantam Books (Mm), 1989-03-01. Paperback. Good.

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Price: $464.20


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THE BLUE HAMMER.

MACDONALD, ROSS.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976., 1976. First edition. First edition. Signed by the author on the front fly leaf. Housed in a cloth slipcase. Boards lightly sunned at the edges, else fine in dust jacket, with a tiny crease to bottom edge of front panel. Lew Archer is hired to find a painting that had been stolen. The painting may or may not be genuine and was painted by an artist who may or may not be dead. Archer digs through the deceit that has been festering for more than 20 years until he uncovers the startling truth. The last Lew Archer novel.

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Price: $450.00


The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfered Knopf Published in New York by Alfered A. Knopf in 1976. First edition. INSCRIBED by the author "To Virginia with pleasure Ross Macdonald." Book fine except for slight fading on top and bottom edges. DJ, is fine except for slight creasing on bottom spine, and slight rubbing on corners.. Signed by Author(s). F. Hardcover.

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Price: $400.00


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The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976, 1976 Published in New York by Alfred A. Knopf in 1976. First Edition is stated on the middle of the copyright page. This copy is INSCRIBED by the author, "To Roy Beem with my best wishes." Book fine except for slight fading along top and bottom edges. DJ fine except for slight fading, and slight creasing on bottom edge of spine. DJ price reads "$7.95". We will provide a certificate of authenticity for this item.. Signed by Author(s). F. Hardcover.

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Price: $400.00


The Blue Hammer

Ross Macdonald

Random House Publishing Group, 1988. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Price: $338.21


Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Knopf. Hardcover. 108425 Fine hardcover with light fading line at top. Fine jacket with price sticker residue on front of jacket. Mylard. Signed and inscribed by Macdonald. No remainder mark. . Fair. 1976. First edition, as stated.

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Price: $275.00


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The Blue Hammer: A Lew Archer Novel (Library Edition) (Lew Archer Novels (Audio))

Ross Macdonald

2011-04-20. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $239.32


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The Blue Hammer (Signed 1st Printing)

Ross MacDonald

U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. From an auction of modern first editions with the auction tag placed into the book--a fine copy in a fine and unclipped dustjacket. This copy has been signed by the author "John Ross MacDonald" on the half-title page--signature only. A perfectly tight and clean copy with just a tiny bit of fading to the topedge of the boards. Unread condition. MacDonald has been favorably compared to Raymond Chandler and other fine authors of detective fiction. A great collectible copy--gift quality.

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Price: $225.00


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THE BLUE HAMMER

Macdonald, Ross

NY: Knopf, 1976. First edition, first prnt. Signed by Macdonald on the title page. Beginning board extremity toning. Tight, clean copy in Very Good condition in a Fine dustjacket with an archival cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcovers. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The images are of the book described and not stock photos.

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Price: $225.00


Blue Hammer

MACDONALD, Ross

First Edition of Ross Macdonald's "The Blue Hammer" MACDONALD, Ross. The Blue Hammer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First edition. Original black cloth backstrip over blue paper boards, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket. Minor browning to jacket edges and book edges, small previous bookstore label on rear flap, else fine. HBS 67405. $200

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Price: $200.00


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The Blue Hammer

MacDonald, Ross

Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 0394404254 Signed American first edition, first printing. Signed on front end page by author. Published in 1976. Stated first edition on copyright page. Virtually no wear to jacket. Jacket is NOT price clipped. Covers are clean and bright. Edges are sharp. No tears or creases. The book itself is in Near Fine condition. The binding is straight and tight. NO remainder mark. All books are marked down 35% until February 1, 2019. Start stocking up now! . Fine.

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Price: $251.99


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The Blue Hammer

Ross MacDonald

1976-03-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $130.17


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The Blue Hammer (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

Ross Macdonald

2008-08-01. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $112.49


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The Blue Hammer

Ross MacDonald

1976-07-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $109.55


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THE BLUE HAMMER(A LEW ARCHER NOVEL)

ROSS MACDONALD

LONDON: The Thriller Book Club. Hard cover. Illustrated dust jacket. Slight wear on DJ edges. Not price clipped. Red boards. Creasing on top edges of some pages. Top edge tears on a few pages. These are up to 4cm long from the top edge. They affect text but do not prevent it from being read. Otherwise clean, tight pages. Strong binding. No inscriptions. First published in 1976. Book club edition. . Good. Hardcover. First Thus. 1977.

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Blue Hammer

Ross Macdonald

1977-01-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Blue Hammer

Ross MacDonald

1976-06-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $92.25


Blue Hammer

MacDonald, Ross

Grand Central Pub. PAPERBACK. 0446358851 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Price: $89.99


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The Blue Hammer (Lew Archer Series)

Macdonald, Ross

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. PAPERBACK. 0307279065 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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The Blue Hammer

MacDonald, Ross

Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 0394404254 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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The blue hammer

MACDONALD, Ross

Allison & Busby. PAPERBACK. 0850316901 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

Bantam Doubleday Dell. PAPERBACK. 0553103911 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Blue Hammer (The Crime club)

Ross Macdonald

1976-09-16. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $85.00


The Blue Hammer

Ross MacDonald

1976-03-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $83.80


The blue hammer

Ross MACDONALD

1986-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $80.17


Blue Hammer

Ross Macdonald

1977-01-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $78.97


The Blue Hammer

Ross Macdonald

New York: Alfred A. Knopf , 1976. Hardcover. Very Good +/fair. " By the author of " The Far Side of the Dollar " .... " The Moving Target " .... ' The Goodbye Look " ....." The Underground Man " ... " Sleeping Beauty " , etc ..., this violent and deceptive, and astonishing Lou Archer novel, with an astonishing resolution .....Dark-blue colored cloth book with large, indented pale-yellow lerttering on the binding ( 5 7/8 X 8 1/2 ) 218 pages. Clipped and mended dust jacket. sku 11789

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The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1976. First printing. No flaws. The last Lew Archer novel. In mylar.. First American Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Price: $63.00


The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

London: The Crime Club, 1976. Very light stain on front panel. Jacket has small chip at front fold corner.. 1st British Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Price: $63.00


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The Blue Hammer

Ross MacDonald

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976-05-12. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross (Kenneth Millar)

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dustjacket with just a touch of wear. The last Lew Archer novel.; Octavo.

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Price: $60.00


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The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Knopf, 1976. 1st. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Bound in the publisher's original black quarter cloth and blue boards, spine stamped in gilt. Some minor fading to the edges of boards, otherwise fine.

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The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1976. Price clipped. Boards lightly sunned. Light transparency of jacket panel appears on front board.. First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Price: $54.00


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THE BLUE HAMMER

MacDonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1976. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0394404254 . Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Toning to FEP and front pastedown. Stated First Edition. ; 7.90 X 5.80 X 0.90 inches; 270 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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Price: $52.45


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The Blue Hammer

MACDONALD, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First edition. Light sunning to the edges of the boards as usual and lightly soiled, else near fine in fine dustwrapper. Archer investigates a stolen painting.

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Price: $50.00


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THE BLUE HAMMER.

Macdonald, Ross.

NY: KNOPF. 1976. Fine. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394404254 . About fine in a fine dj. (One tiny edge nick in dj. Usual trace of offsetting at upper rim of boards) Final Lew Archer novel. .

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The Blue Hammer

Ross MacDonald

1976-07-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $48.39


THE BLUE HAMMER

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Type: Book First Edition. If you love detective novels, this book is for you. Slight tears to jacket.

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Price: $45.00


The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Knopf. 1976. First Edition. Very fine in dust jacket. .

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THE BLUE HAMMER

Millar, Kenneth, writing as "Ross Macdonald."

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First edition. Fine in a fine dust jacket. (9936). Octavo, cloth backed boards. The last Lew Archer novel. "In spite of its flaws, however, the novel is one of Macdonald's most complex, and the background, both in California and Arizona, is well realized." - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 523-524. Pederson (ed.), St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers, (4th ed.), pp. 676-678.

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Price: $45.00


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The Blue Hammer

MacDONALD, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper.

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The Blue Hammer

MacDonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. The last book that Ross wrote using Lew Archer as his detective hero. Very minute touch of wear to the top and bottom edge of the spine panel of the dustjacket, otherwise vg/vg. . ISBN: 0394404254. First Edition. Boards & Cloth with Dustjacket. Mysteries Detectives Crime Novels Authors MacDonald, Ross Authors Recent Acquisitions. Catalogs: Mysteries, Detective & Crime Novels.

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Price: $40.00


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THE BLUE HAMMER.

Macdonald, Ross (pseudonym of Kenneth Millar.)

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1976.. Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A Lew Archer novel, by this master of the hard-boiled noir detective story, set in Southern California and involving the theft of a valuable painting and the disappearance of a famous artist. 270 pp..

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Price: $39.50


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THE BLUE HAMMER

MacDonald, Ross

New York: Knopf, 1976. VG/VG+; 270 pages; First edition, stated; Very Good in black cloth over blue, stamped in gilt on the spine and in blind on the board, top edge yellow, slightly cocked and with some stains and sunning on the boards, in a Very Good+ clipped dustwrapper, with mild wear at the bottom of the spine and a flattened crease down each flap. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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The Blue Hammer

MacDonald, Ross

Allison and Busby. Used - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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Price: $37.21


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The Blue Hammer (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

Ross Macdonald

2008-08-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $36.99


The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

London: The Crime Club, 1976. 1st edition. hardback with dust jacket. Fine. octavo.. 256pp., A Lew Archer Novel

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Price: $36.40


The Blue Hammer.

MacDonald, Ross.

MacDonald, Ross. THE BLUE HAMMER. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 1st edition. Cloth spine and paper boards. Dust jacket. Very good condition.

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The Blue Hammer

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1976. First printing. In mylar. Some transference of jacket design to front board. This is not uncommon in this edition.. First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mystery.

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The Blue Hammer.

MACDONALD, Ross.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1976.. First edition.. publisher's cloth-backed boards in dust jacket.. A little fading to the edges of the boards; else a fresh copy in a bright jacket with very slight bumping to the extremities of the spine.. 8vo,.

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Price: $35.00