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 darkening to spine, light wear to spine ends and edges); pictorial dust jacket (minor chipping and splitting to edges).
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, in later dust jacket, with quotes on the front flap instead of a description of the book. Layman A4.2.a (not recording this dust jacket).
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