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Dashiell Hammett Maltese Falcon First Edition

The Maltese Falcon is Dashiell Hammett’s powerful third novel which has remained a timeless book for its plot and descriptive prose. The classic was first published as a novel in 1930 but originally was a serial for Black Mask magazine. First edition copies of The Maltese Falcon are highly collectible and considered one of the most desired of first edition books. They can be identified by their distinct yellow dust jacket with advertisements for Hammett’s other works on the back.

A first edition copy of Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon recently sold for almost $35,000.

Nate D. Sanders has sold the following Dashiell Hammett first edition signed books for over $9,000:

Dashiell Hammett “Thin Man” Signed Book

“The Thin Man” signed and inscribed by Dashiell Hammett. New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1934. First edition, first printing rare book. Hardcover sans dustjacket. Blue ink inscription on ffep reads: “For Paul Hollister / with best regards / Dashiell Hammett / New York / January 6, 1934.” First printing copy of the very first in Hammett’s iconic series of Nick and Nora detective books, which in turn inspired various movie adaptations, including those starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. Book, measuring 5″ x 7.5″, runs 260pp. Inscription bold and legible, but suffers slightly from ink bleed. Cloth boards feature a stylish theater mask printed in blue ink on the front cover and excellent red and blue spine design. A large but light stain on the front cover and some shelf wear to bottom edges, very mild interior toning, but overall bright. An excellent copy in very good condition. Sold for $9,433.

Dashiell Hammett Maltese Falcon first edition
Dashiell Hammett “Thin Man” Signed Book. Click to enlarge.

Hammett’s “The Thin Man” Inscribed 1st Edition

Scarce signed and inscribed copy of “The Thin Man” by Dashiell Hammett. New York: Alfred A. Knopf: 1934. First edition, first printing with red variant dust jacket with front flap reviews. Boldly inscribed, “For Dan and Peggy / with my best regards / Dashiell Hammett / New York / Sept. 23, 1934.” A rare copy of Hammett’s hardboiled detective novel which became the basis for the successful film series starring William Powell and Myrna Loy. Minor fading and soiling to decorative green cloth boards (oxidation of green dye that was used in first edition printings has resulted in light green cloth boards). Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket. Overall, very good condition. Sold for $9,600.

Dashiell Hammett Maltese Falcon first edition
Hammett`s “The Thin Man” Inscribed 1st Edition. Click to enlarge.

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