The Thin Man.
Dashiell Hammett. New York, 1934.
8vo, original green cloth, front cover with central design of blue mask within red border, blue and red geometrical design on spine, rear cover with “Borzoi” device, slight lean, small spot of staining to lower front cover, mild discoloration; top edges stained burgundy; offsetting to endpapers from old extraneous preservation jacket.
Signed first edition of Hammett’s final work and the introduction of the well-lubricated married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles. Layman A6.1.a.