THE HARD-BOILED OMNIBUS: EARLY STORIES FROM BLACK MASK. Joseph T. Shaw.

THE HARD-BOILED OMNIBUS: EARLY STORIES FROM BLACK MASK.

New York: Simon & Schuster, [1946]. Octavo, original green cloth, spine stamped in gold. First edition. Collection of fifteen stories first published in the influential pulp magazine Black Mask from 1929-36, selected by the former editor. Includes stories by Dashiell Hammett, Raoul Whitfield, Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, George Harmon Coxe and eleven others. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, light wear to spine ends, edges and corner tips, a very good copy in a good to very good dust jacket with shelf wear to the corner tips and base of spine panel, 9 mm deep chip from the upper left front corner running along the head of the spine panel, some damp stain to verso of spine panel with a little bleed through, fade to spine panel. (24706). Item #24706

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