Category: Modern First Editions

THE LITTLE SISTER Stock code: 12594

Author / Artist:

Chandler, Raymond

Description:

First American edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Original orange cloth with blue titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Housed in a purpose made quarter black morocco solander case, with titles in gilt to the spine. A superb near fine copy, the binding clean, square and tight, the contents bright and unmarked throughout. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is a little faded to the spine. Not price-clipped ($2.50 to the upper front flap). A lovely example of the fifth Philip Marlowe novel, very scarce in signed presentation state.

Price:

£17,500.00

Notes:

Inscribed by the author in black ink on the front free endpaper "For / Rachel Brand / with my best wishes (for / better books) / Raymond Chandler / La Jolla / Oct 23rd, 1949".