SIX REDBOOK NOVELS. THE. Hammett McCALL COMPANY, Agatha Christie, Dashiell.


[New York: The McCall Company, 1934.]. Large octavo, illustrations, cloth-backed boards. First combined edition. An advertising promotional for REDBOOK, reprinting in the original periodical format with the illustrations, the first six novels selected to be published in REDBOOK, each complete in a single issue. The six novels are THE THIN MAN by Dashiell Hammett, THE FIGURE IN THE FOG by Mignon G. Eberhart, THE CROSS OF PEACE by Sir Philip Gibbs, WHITE PIRACY by James Warner Bellah, THE BOOMERANG CLUE by Agatha Christie, and PARADE GROUND by Charles L. Clifford. The Hammet novel was first published in Redbook in December of 1933, the hardcover edition from Knopf in January of 1934. This collection was published after the Knopf edition. The Christie novel was published in the U. K. as WHY DIDN'T THEY ASK EVANS? The U. S. hardcover published by Dodd in 1935 is preceded by this. It should be noted that these magazine versions are abridged. Layman A6.2. Wear to corner tips, rubbing to covers, a very good copy (no dust jacket as issued). (24224). Item #24224

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