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HAMMETT, Dashiell (editor).

Creeps by Night.

Chills and Thrills selected by Dashiell Hammett.

Stock Code
99523
New York, The John Day Company, 1931
£6,500

A visually compelling copy of this anthology of 'Chills and Thrills' selected by Dashiell Hammett, featuring stories from the likes of William Faulkner, H.P. Lovecraft, L.A.G. Strong, André Maurois, John Collier and Frank Belknap Long. Dashiell Hammett of course, renowned as the creator of Sam Spade and numerous hard-boiled detective novels and short stories.

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Description

First edition; 8vo (188 x 130 mm); bookseller's small ticket to rear pastedown, some minor bumps and scratches to extreme edges of text block; publisher's black cloth blocked in green, an attractive copy, in the original, unclipped illustrated dust-jacket, printed in red and blue on yellow, some toning and light rubbing, a few small chips and a couple of short tears, overall very good; 9, [3], 15-525, [1]pp.

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Layman A 5.1.a.

Stock ID:99523

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