24 September 2002
HAMMETT, Dashiell. The Glass Key. New York: Knopf, 1931.
8o. Original light green cloth, dark green key stamped on upper cover within a red single-rule frame (some wear to lower edges, slight leaning); pictorial dust jacket (some chipping and splitting to ends of spine panel and edges, some tape repairs on verso).
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. The Glass Key was apparently Hammett's favorite among his novels. Layman A4.2.a.
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