24 September 2002
CHANDLER, Raymond. Farewell my Lovely. New York: Knopf, 1940.
8o. Original pictorial wrappers of the dust jacket by Hans J. Barschel (minor fading to spine panel); morocco slipcase.
ADVANCED COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, of Chandler's second novel, with the yellow publisher's slip laid in: "... The Big Sleep was a wonderful yarn, wasn't it?... Farewell my Lovely is even better. You will leave it dazed and panting..." Bruccoli A2.1.a; A Haycraft-Queen Cornerstore.
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