The High Window. Raymond Chandler.

The High Window

Melbourne / London: George Jaboor / Hamish Hamilton, 1943. First edition thus. Hardcover. First Australian edition, 1943. Hardcover, 236 pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy, pencil-ghost on front flyleaf, minor discoloration to the pages and the page-edges, edges of a few pages with most minor creasing, light soiling or discoloration to the covers, covers also with a bit of rubbing or wear including minor loss to the tips, no dust jacket but housed in protective glassine. No ownership marks, but this was Matthew Joseph Bruccoli (1931-2008) was the foremost F. Scott Fitzgerald scholar and bibliographer of his time. Additionally, he wrote on, and edited critical editions of Hemingway, Hammett, Cozzens, Thomas Wolfe, John O'Hara, and Vladimir Nabokov. He studied bibliography under the tutelage of Fredson Bowers and worked with Jacob Blanck on the Bibliography of American Literature. He was responsible for the republication and rediscovery of dozens of forgotten American novels, and went on to be the editor and publisher of the 400+ volume Dictionary of Literary Biography, and was the chief editor of the University of Pittsburgh Press bibliography series. Very Good. Item #s0008241

Price: $150.00

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