The Big Sleep

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First Edition. An attractive, unrestored example of the author's first book, a cornerstone of noir detective fiction, and basis for the Howard Hawks film noir, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.

Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is uniformly toned, but quite nice, with a couple of corner nicks and a few small closed tears. In a custom quarter-leather slipcase and chemise.

[Book #124434]

Price: $7,500.00