11 October 2002
HAMMETT, Dashiell. The Thin Man. London: Arthur Barker, 1934.
8o. Original orange cloth, stamped in black; pictorial dust jacket.
FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, VERY FINE IN THE RARE DUST JACKET. According to William F. Nolan Hammett: A Life at the Edge Hammett was admired by Hemingway, Woolcott and Sinclair Lewis who said Hammett was "undoubtedly the best of American detective story writers, and The Thin Man is certainly the most breathless of his stories."
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