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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1949. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 249 pages; VG-/G+; multi-colored illustrated spine, white/yellow text; jacket has protective mylar cover, peeling and tape residue on inside flaps, rubbing, chipping around edges, back of flap has been colored with black marker to try to hide chipping, slight peeling on back; boards are strong, rubbing and staining around edges, minor fraying at spine tail, spine slightly cocked; textblock has edgewear, age toning, some spotting throughout, peeling on pastedowns, small stamp on front pastedown, writing on front endpaper, tape residue on both endpapers, text clean, binding strong; FLP Collection; shelved case 6, Dupont.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950. First Edition. 8vo., 533pp.; VG-/G-; spine blue/green pictorial with black and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.50'; dust jacket has chipping along hinges, corners, head and tail of spine; dust jacket has separated completely along the rear spine fold, then inexpertly repaired with tape along the inside of the jacket, with some staining from tape present; boards shaken; top edge of text block stained; sun fading to spine of dust jacket and upper edge of boards; LP consignment; shelved case 6.
Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1946. First Thus. Small Octavo, 165 pages, VG-/G+; Split orange/green spine with black/white picture and alternating black and white lettering; Dustjacket (in a protective mylar cover) has substantial creases to top-third of the front cover, small stain on front cover at author's name, minor edgewear to bottom, a closed tear to the top of the back cover, and small chips at the top of front cover and at head of spine; Boards show minimal wear to head an tail of spine; Textblock has a dark even age-toning throughout, more pronounced at edges; Illustrated with eight film-stills from the 1946 film; Front pastedown and ffep feature a collage of stills as well; CX consignment; shelved case 6.
Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1946. First Printing. 10mo; pp 165; G/G-; black/orange/green spine with ivory and black text; dust jacket shows noticeable shelf wear to exterior; some chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has slight white smudges to front; other mild wear to exterior; rubbed corners; sturdy boards; text block has age toned pages; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers of scene from the Warner Brothers film, The Big Sleep, 1946; frontispiece;.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1971. First Printing. Thick Octavo; G+/G; black spine with yellow and blue text; first printing; dust jacket exterior has modest exterior wear; slight crease to spine; few chips to edges; mild toning to flaps; mylar wrap; cloth has slight rubbing to exterior; l two ink marks to front; some rubbing wear to corners and joints; sturdy boards; text block exterior edges have slight tone; interior clean; tight binding; pp 734.