First Edition, second printing. Original cloth, fine, no markings, no bookplates. Slight toning along the inside gutters. "First and second Printing before Publication, printed February 6, 1939." Very scarce thus. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Big Sleep. "First and Second Printing ...
Publisher: Alfred A Knopf
Publication Date: 1939
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: Second Printing.
Book Description Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1939. Condition: Fine. First & Second Printing before Publication. Original orange-brown cloth, black titles to cover and spine, bright. Contains normal glue stains near gutters on both sides, small ink signature on front endpaper "Bill Timble," no writing otherwise, clean and tight pages. This copy in a plastic-protective cover and book slipcase. First & Second Printing Before Publicati. Seller Inventory # 009757