Category: Modern First Editions

THE GLASS KEY Stock code: 9970

Author / Artist:

Hammett, Dashiell


London: Alfred A. Knopf. 1931


First edition, first printing [first state] (preceding the US edition). Original blue cloth with red titles to the spine, lacking the rare dustwrapper. A very good copy, the cloth a little rubbed to the edges, the spine darkened and bumped at the tips. The contents are clean and complete with a small previous owner's ink name to the front free endpaper.




The correct first state of binding and contents with Knopf stamped to the bottom of the spine and no mention of Cassell on the title page. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.