New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First edition. Original pink cloth, titles to front board and spine in blue, top edge blue. With dust jacket. Negligible rubbing to board edges, cloth bright, binding square, top edge unfaded, a Fine copy in just about Fine jacket, not price-clipped, a couple of tiny nicks to head of front panel and joints. Housed in a custom red morocco solander box by the Heritage Bindery, spine elaborately tooled in gilt.
Chandler’s second novel, this copy in remarkably attractive condition. Farewell, My Lovely, a Haycraft-Queen cornerstone, was adapted for screen on three occasions, and was the first Philip Marlowe novel to be filmed.
Bruccoli A2.1.a. Fine in About Fine dust jacket. (Item #4485)