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1 Hammett, Dashiell, edited by CREEPS BY NIGHT
(London): A Four Square Book, (1966). First edition thus: a pocket-sized paperback. Textblock mildly age-toned, as expected, a hint of wear and rubbing to extremities, else an about fine copy in illustrated wraps. 
"Ten Great Weird Tales by Masters of the Horror Story, selected and with a special introduction by Dashiell Hammett." UK pb edition of Hammett's horror anthology, originally published by John Day and by Belmont. Nifty cover art, an unusual edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Hammett, Dashiell; Queen, Ellery, collected and edited by HAMMETT HOMICIDES
(New York City): Lawrence E. Spivak, Publisher, (1946). First edition: A digest paperback original. Bestseller Mystery No. B81. Cover artwork (mask and revolver device) by George Salter. Digest. Very good only: pages tanned, light wear to the extremities, small patch of pale dampstain to front cover, offsetting to rear cover, mild spine slant, rubbing, textblock just beginning to separate at upper front join; in pictorial wraps. 
Comprises the BLACK MASK Op stories: "The House in Turk Street," "The Girl with the Silver Eyes," "Night Shots," and "The Main Death"; also, "Two Sharp Knives" and "Ruffian's Wife." Fourth Hammett collection in this format from Spivak. Intro by Queen. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Hammett, Dashiell; edited by Richard Layman with Julie M. Rivett SELECTED LETTERS OF DASHIELL HAMMETT: 1921-1960
Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, (2001). 1582430810 / 9781582430812 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. As-new. 650 pages, including index. Introduction by Josephine Hammett Marshall. Illustrated with photographs reproduced on coated stock inserts. 
"This book is a thing of beauty, from concept to execution, taking us all the way down to the life-marrow of hardboiled's one true icon."--Andrew Vachss. "A cause for celebration. Many of Hammett's letters are miniature masterpieces."--Joan Mellen. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Hammett, Dashiell; Edited and with an introduction by Steven Marcus THE CONTINENTAL OP
New York: Random House, (1974). 0394487044 / 9780394487045 Book Club edition. Hardcover. Near fine; in a very good plus, mildly rubbed and lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
Dashiell Hammett's Continental Op was the prototype for generations of tough-guy detectives. Reprints seven early stories which first appeared in Black Mask Magazine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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