First edition. There is no U.S. equivalent. Light vertical crease to front fly leaf, else fine, tight copy in dust jacket designed by Youngman Carter. Dust jacket has a tiny closed tear at bottom edge of back cover. Collects fourteen of Chandler's early short stories, including the first hardcover printing of THE PENCIL, that featured Philip Marlowe. Also includes an Introduction by Raymond Chandler. Attractive copy of an elusive title.
Inventory Number: 42015