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First appearance of The Thin Man
THE SCOTT GREENBAUM COLLECTION OF LITERARY FIRST EDITIONS
First appearance of The Thin Man

DASHIELL HAMMETT, 1933

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First appearance of The Thin Man
Dashiell Hammett, 1933
HAMMETT, Dashiell (1894-1961). "The Thin Man." In: Redbook. New York: McCall Company, December 1933.

The first appearance of Hammett's witty, cocktail-drinking detectives, Nick and Nora Charles. The Thin Man first appeared in the December 1933 issue of Redbook before being published in book form in January 1934.

Quarto (214 x 292mm). Original wrappers (some rubbing and wear to extremities, neat repairs to spine); custom portfolio. [With:] A second copy of the story that has been excised from the magazine, with individual leaves mounted on stubs. Layman C128.

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