24 September 2002
HAMMETT, Dashiell. The Thin Man. New York: Knopf, 1934.
8o. Original light green cloth, decorated with deep blue mask within red single-rule frame (covers slightly discolored as usual); green dust jacket with photograph of Hammett on front and spine (some chipping and splitting to ends of spine panel, and corners); cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION. "I was leaning against the bar in a speakeasy on Fifty-second Street, waiting for Nora to finish her Christmas shopping..." Layman A6.1.a.
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