The Mysterious Bookshop

Block, Lawrence - The Burglar in the Library

N.Y., Dutton, 1997. First U.S. edition. Bernie Rhodenbarr and his friend Carolyn are off to the New England countryside in pursuit of a first edition of Raymond Chandler’s The Big Sleep inscribed to Dashiell Hammett. Marks on page edges, else very fine in dust jacket. $20.00


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