Farewell, My Lovely
Chandler, Raymond. Farewell, My Lovely
New York: Alfred A. Knopf,1940. Hardback 8vo; first edition. 275 pp. Bright orange cloth lettered in blue. Condition: Very Good Plus; with only very mild bumping to head and tail of spine. Dust jacket condition: Good; clipped; spine slightly darkened with chipping to head and ⅛” along tail, and a ¾” closed tear to head; 1” tear at fore-edge of back panel. Back panel toned, with two ⅛” spots and other less-noticeable stains. $2,000
Raymond Chandler's second book, featuring the iconic private eye Philip Marlowe, introduced in The Big Sleep.