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Chandler, Raymond; Parker, Robert B. Poodle Springs , New York, U.S.A.: G.P. Putnam, 1989.

First Edition. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0399134824 FIRST EDITION Bound in the publishers pink paper covered boards with blue to spine. Bold silver title lettering to spine. This is the first impression of the first edition with a full number line of 1-10 in the copyright notes. All pages are present and correct with no inscriptions and are tightly bound. Book sits solid and square with all corners sharp. Parker picks up where Chandler left off on his unfinished seventh Philip Marlowe crime adventure. The book was incomplete at the time of Chandler's death. Housed in the superb Ann Spinelli designed dustwrapper with the classic detective - dame picture to the front panel. Publishers printed price intact on front inside flap. Dustwrapper displays the 8910 code on the bottom inside flap indicating the books true first printing status. Protected in a removable archival booksleeve to preserve its condition. A nice copy of a classic Raymond Chandler crime caper ! (Book ref. 001062 )  £ 62.50

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Contact: Michael Carney
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Specialities: Rare, Illustrated and Out of Print Childrens Titles. Modern First Editions. Classic Crime Writers. Select Rare Signed Titles. Biographies.
Status: Private owner
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