Publication: Hamish Hamilton, 1965, London
First edition. There is no U.S. equivalent. Fine, tight copy in a beautiful, fresh, dust jacket designed by Youngman Carter. 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. An exceptional copy of an elusive title.
Inventory Number: 46470