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1 (Chandler, Raymond). Parker, Robert S. (sic) 'LXXXVIII: RAYMOND CHANDLER CENTENNIAL DINNER Program; presented at the 4th International Congress of Crime Writers
New York: (1988). First edition, first printing: 6.5 X 10'' folded cardstock program, presented ''Through the generosity of Alfred A. Knopf.'' Fine; black-and-white photo-pictorial cover, two printed pages within, rear cover blank. 
Program for a Chandler tribute which featured a Welcome by Robert Parker, Dana Gioia's poem "In Chandler Country"; readings from Chandler's works and letters by Frank MacShane, Parker and Harry Davis (actor husband of Dorothy S. Davis), a film montage. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Chandler, Raymond; Bloch, Robert ARGOSY, June 1964
(London): Fleetway Publications Ltd., 1964. Vol. XXV No.6. A digest-sized periodical. Very good with light edgewear, pages tanned, nicking, spine creases, horizontal crack to spine, mild soiling; in perfect-bound pictorial wraps. lnterior illustration for the Chandler story by ''Robb.'' 
In this issue of the U.K. mag: a selection from the posthumous Chandler collection KILLER IN THE RAIN, "The Curtain" (first seen in Black Mask, later "cannibalized--in Chandler's term--for THE BIG SLEEP; also first U.K. appearance of "Beelzebub" by Bloch. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 (Chandler, Raymond). Thorpe, Edward CHANDLERTOWN: The Los Angeles of Philip Marlowe
New York: St. Martin's Press, (1984). 0312128517 / 9780312128517 First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine; in a near fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket internally paper tape repaired, with a tear to the rear panel and minor shelfwear. Tall octavo. [113] pages. 
"No other fictional detective has been so identified, so involved with the environment of a particular city as Marlowe is with Los Angeles."--Thorpe. An ingenious social history of L.A., inspired by Chandler's writings and illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Chandler, Raymond FINGER MAN And Other Stories
New York, N.Y.: Avon Publishing Co., Inc., (1950). First edition thus, first printing: Avon #219; no cover price. A whisper of wear at the extremities, one tiny tiny nick to the upper front cover, very faint, nearly invisible corner crease to rear; thus a superb near fine; in bright, unfaded illustrated wraps. 
First pocket-sized reprint of a collection originally issued in digest format by Avon as Murder Mystery Monthly #43, in 1946. Collects "Finger Man"; "The Bronze Door"; "Smart-Aleck Kill"; and "The Simple Art of Murder." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Chandler, Raymond LATER NOVELS AND OTHER WRITINGS
(New York, N.Y.): The Library of America, (1995). 1883011086 / 9781883011086 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in full blue cloth with gilt lettering and rules against a black spine panel; blue satin ribbon marker; in a fine dust jacket. Chronology, Note on the Texts, Notes. 
Comprises THE LADY IN THE LAKE; THE LITTLE SISTER; THE LONG GOODBYE, PLAYBACK, DOUBLE INDEMNITY and Selected Essays and Letters, including "The Simple Art of Murder" and "Twelve Notes on the Mystery Story," among others. [1078] pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 (Chandler, Raymond). Pepper, James LETTERS: Raymond Chandler and James M. Fox
Santa Barbara, California: Neville + Yellin, 1978. First edition, one of 350 numbered copies SIGNED by James M. Fox. With an introduction by Pepper. Hardcover. Just a hint of edge wear, else fine in blue linen, lettered in silver to the front cover and spine, with decorative endpapers; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Fascinating correspondence spanning the years 1950 to 1956 between the two genre authors, who met at a party at mystery collector Ned Guymon's house. Fox eventually dedicates his book DARK CRUSADE to Chandler. Chandler, as ever, writes a superb letter. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Chandler, Raymond PLAYBACK
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very good plus, in dust jacket that shows some light wear and one corner of pale damp stain to upper corner of rear panel. 
Chandler's last published Marlowe novel. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Chandler, Raymond PLAYBACK. (Spanish Translation of THE SCREENPLAY OF PLAYBACK)
(Barcelona, Spain): Plaza & Janes Editores, S.A., (1986). 2859565477 / 9782859565473 First Spanish language edition. Hardcover. Fine in perfect-bound undecorated wraps and illustrated dust jacket with wraparound artwork by Miralles. Translation by Jose Rodellar. 
Preface by James Pepper, introduction by Robert B. Parker. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Chandler, Raymond and Parker, Robert B. POODLE SPRINGS
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, (1989). Book club edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
"Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker join forces to create a masterpiece of entertainment and suspense." 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 (Chandler, Raymond). Spier, Jerry RAYMOND CHANDLER
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1981). 0804428263 / 9780804428262 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in cream linen with black titles to the spine; in a fine dust jacket. Unusually fresh and clean. Octavo. 166 pages; bibliography; notes; and index. 
Following the acclaimed biography of Ross MacDonald, Spier again draws on his extensive knowledge of the detective novel in Los Angeles. This critical work sheds light on the source for the novels by examining Chandler's life, styles and philosophies. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 (Chandler, Raymond). Marling, William RAYMOND CHANDLER
Boston: Twayne Publishers/A Division of G.K. Hall, (1986). 0805774726 / 9780805774726 First edition, first printing. TUSAS 508. Hardcover. Fine, in full blue cloth with gilt spine titling; in a price-clipped, else fine dust jacket with a hint of edge wear. Nice! 
Study centered on Chandler's style, tracing the relation between style and era for each of the 7 full-length books; sections on metaphor and simile, on Los Angeles period references and California history, on traditional themes and mythic sources. Scarce! 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 (Chandler, Raymond). Luhr, William RAYMOND CHANDLER AND FILM
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1982). 0804425566 / 9780804425568 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. 
Chronicles Chandler's frequently stormy career as a screenwriter (DOUBLE INDEMNITY; STRANGERS ON A TRAIN), and then examines in detail the films made from his fiction. 208 pages, indexed. Illustrated with intext photos. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 (Chandler, Raymond). Preiss, Byron, editor RAYMOND CHANDLER'S PHILIP MARLOWE: A Centennial Celebration
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. 0394573277 / 9780394573274 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, with endpaper map of Philip Marlowe's Los Angeles, in a mildly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 
A collection of new Philip Marlowe stories by Max Allan Collins, Julie Smith, Roger L. Simon, Simon Brett, Robert Campbell and many others. Includes "The Pencil," the final Marlowe story by Chandler. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Chandler, Raymond RAYMOND CHANDLER'S UNKNOWN THRILLER
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1985). First edition, limited issue: one of 250 numbered copies SIGNED by introducer Robert B. Parker. This is number ''6''. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket; housed in grey cloth slipcase with some light soiling. 
Screenplay for an unproduced film was "cannibalized" by Chandler for his last novel, but this publication demonstrates the significant differences between the two; preface by James Pepper, and introduction by Chandler "collaborator" Parker. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15 Chandler, Raymond RAYMOND CHANDLER'S UNKNOWN THRILLER
New York: The Mysterious Press, (1985). 0892961287 / 9780892961283 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Introduction by Robert B. Parker. 
This screenplay was intended for a film called PLAYBACK which was never produced, and later Chandler used the title and lead female character in a novel, but there are enough differences to make this virtually a new story. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Chandler, Raymond; MacShane, Frank, editor SELECTED LETTERS OF RAYMOND CHANDLER
New York: Columbia University Press, 1981. 0231050801 / 9780231050807 First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Minor clear tape mend to the margin of one page, else fine in black linen with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine dust jacket with tiny nicks to the lower shelf edges. 501 pages; introduction; chronology; recipients list; and index. 
A collection of some of the hundreds of letters Chandler wrote. The contents reveal the author's personal and witty opinions on everything from current events to Hollywood anecdotes to his contemporaries--including Hemingway and Ellery Queen. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 (Chandler, Raymond). Olson, Brian & Bonnie TAILING PHILIP MARLOWE
(St. Paul, Minnesota): (Burlwrite), (2003). 097292390X / 9780972923903 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Trade Paperback. New, a fine copy in slick, illustrated wraps. SIGNED by the authors to the title-page. 
Three day-tours of Los Angeles, with b&w photo illustrations and color maps, visiting over forty locations referred to by Chandler in his mystery novels: Marlowe's Hollywood, Marlowe's Downtown, and Marlowe's Drive. Great fun! 
Price: 14.99 USD
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18 Chandler, Raymond THE BIG SLEEP
San Francisco: North Point Press, 1989. 0886474028 First edition thus. The Arion Press edition. Hardcover. Fine in grey cloth with silver spine titling; in a near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some overall age-toning and some darker offsetting to the flaps. 
Deluxe re-issue of the first Philip Marlowe novel, designed by Andrew Hoyem and illustrated with 40 photographs by Lou Stoumen. Introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell. Square octavo. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Chandler, Raymond THE BLUE DAHLIA: A Screenplay
Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1976). 0809307669 / 9780809307661 Second printing: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Fine in illustrated wraps. Quarto. 139 pages. 
The screenplay by Raymond Chandler; with a memoir by John Houseman; edited, with an afterword by Mathew J. Bruccoli. Illustrated with black-and-white stills, a frontispiece photo of Chandler, and a glossy section of lobby cards in blue and black. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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20 Chandler, Raymond THE LITTLE SISTER
New York, NY: Otto Penzler Books, (1996). Facsimile reprint. Hardcover. New in skrinkwrap! 
Chandler's fifth novel--which has been adapted for film, theatre, and as a graphic novel. "Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sunblinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence."--Ross Macdonald. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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