24 September 2002
CHANDLER, Raymond. Farewell my Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940.
8o. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket by Hans J. Barschel (minor chipping to ends of spine panel and rubbing to joints and edges); slipcase.
FIRST EDITION, of Chandler's second novel. "Shocks and thrills aplenty lie ahead in this fast, close-knit, and utterly hard-boiled story of murder, extortion, and assorted rackets and depravities on the criminal fringes of Los Angeles. Readers of The Big Sleep know what to expect of Mr. Chandler; all others have a real experience in store" (dust jacket). Bruccoli A2.1.a; A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstore.
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