24 September 2002
HAMMETT, Dashiell. The Dain Curse. New York: Knopf, 1929.
8o. Original yellow cloth stamped with red skull and cross-bones within brown single-rule frame (light dust soiling); pictorial dust jacket by F.H. Horvath (1 1/4 in. chip to foot and 1/4 in. chip to head of spine panel, some chipping and splitting to folds); cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION, of author's second book, in rare dust jacket. Dain Curse first appeared in Black Mask in 4 parts (see lot ...). Layman A2.1.a.
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