New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1934. Reprint. Hammett's fifth and final novel, a commercial success upon publication, selling more than 30,000 copies within a few months of its release on 8 January, 1934. Basis for W.S. Van Dkye's film of the same name released later the same year, and spawning a successful series of subsequent films through 1947. Octavo (21cm.); original cloth in orange photo-illustrated dust jacket, black topstain; ,358pp. Chips and tears and a few tiny losses to extremities, one long tear to front panel with old tape repair to verso, spine faded; hinges starting to crack else Near Very Good in Good or better jacket. (Inventory #: 29656)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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