No statement of printing on copyright page (either a first edition or an early printing), near fine in a very good+ dust jacket. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on the spine; gilt is still bright. Tiny spot of dampstain at bottom of interior of spine on the jacket; very slight loss and small tears near top of jacket spine. The jacket spine is slightly sun faded. No names or other markings in the book. Includes stories from Hammett, Chandler, Pail Cain, Raoul Whitfield, and others. A tight, square copy with the $3.00 price present at the bottom of the front flap. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Hard-Boiled Omnibus: Early Stories from ...
Publisher: Simon & Schuster; (1946)
Binding: Hard Cover
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Simon & Schuster, New York, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Ex library copy with library markings. Jacket pasted to boards, spine leans a bit. Serviceable copy. Heavy book: priority or international shipping may require additional charges. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 5054860
Book Description Simon and Schuster, New York, 1946. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Smaller 8vo. Approximately 8 1/4" x 5 3/4". Green cloth with bright gilt spine printing. (1946). Edited and with Introduction by Joseph T. Shaw. xii; 468p. Contents VG, clean, tight and bright. Fron jacket blurb "The Hard-Boiled Omnibus offers the early work of those writers who originated and developed the uniquely American mystery story. All of them first appeared in the pages of Black Mask Magazine.The fifteen stories included are for the most part of the novelette length so popular in the early days of Black Mask." Included are Dashiell Hammett, Raymond Chandler, George Harmon Coxe, Paul Cain; Roger Torrey, etc. Cloth covers clean, tight and bright. Unclipped jacket with $3.00 price VG under protective mylar. Further info/scan upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 3752
Book Description Simon and Schuster, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. FIRST EDITION in dust jacket. Book is near fine with minimal wear at the foot of the spine and bumps at the rear corner tips. The dust jacket is heavily chipped at the top of the spine and continuing onto the front panel of the dust jacket, affecting the first two authors names; somewhat sunned at the spine. An early anthology resurrecting many forgotten hard-boiled authors as well as showcasing early work by Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. Other authors included are Norbert Davis, George Harmon Coxe, Paul Cain, Lester Dent, Raoul Whitfield. Bookseller Inventory # 09243046
Book Description Simon & Schuster, New York, 1946. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Green cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine. Corners and spine ends bumped. Clean copy, 468 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 00479
Book Description Simon And Schuster, New York, 1946. Hard Cover Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. Very clean in sound binding. Fine in fair chipped and torn dust jacket which presents well in new Brodart cover. No loss of text on dj. Hard Boiled Omnibus. Bookseller Inventory # 048122
Book Description Simon & Schuster, New York, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. First edition. Classic crime omnibus collecting hard-boiled stories from issues of Black Mask magazine. 468 pp. Featuring work by George Harmon Coxe, Norbert Deavis, Raymond Chandler and others. Small prior owner name to front endpaper else a very good copy in green boards. The price-intact dustwrapper ($3.00) is typically toned at spine colors and has a few chips and small tears to edges. A solid copy overall. Bookseller Inventory # 22955
Book Description Simon and Schuster, New York, 1946. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition very good condition hard cover nice dust jacket 3.00 printed price on front flap light wear to spine ends . tight binding clean pages gently read. Bookseller Inventory # 497a