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1 HAMMETT, DASHIELL / HAGGARD, WILLIAM / FAUST, IRVIN / SAMPSON, ROBERT / ELLROY, JAMES The New Black Mask. Featuring Dashiell Hammett's Original Story ‘After the Thin Man'. Number 5 Edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli and Richard Layman (ISBN: 0156654849 / 0-15-665484-9)
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1986 
First Edition Paperback Original. With the barest hint of edge wear, else a fine bright copy in printed wrappers. A collection of short stories from the best of the modern masters of detective and suspense fiction, presented in the style of the famous detective pulp magazine ‘Black Mask'. With ‘After the Thin Man: Part 1' by Dashiell Hammett, an original story discovered in the M-G-M film studio archive, ‘Timeo Danaos' by British espionage author William Haggard and with an interview of Haggard by the editors, ‘Action at Vicksburg' by Irvin Faust, ‘Rain in Pinton County' by Robert Sampson, ‘High Darktown' by James Ellroy, and more. The front cover is illustrated with a full color painting of Hammett's characters, the elegant and witty husband and wife detective team, Nick and Nora Charles, with the dead body of a man in a blue suit in the foreground. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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