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Annotated Reference Guide to Collectible Books

Hammett, Dashiell

Hammett, Dashiell . Red Harvest . Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1929).

Hammett, Dashiell . The Dain Curse . Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1929).

Hammett, Dashiell . Red Harvest . Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1930).

Hammett, Dashiell . The Maltese Falcon . Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1930). Originally brought to the screen in 1931 as: "Dangerous Female", directed by Roy Del Ruth with Ricardo Cortez as Sam Spade - In 1936, re-titled "Satan Met a Lady" with Bette Davis & re-shot in 1940, in the Big Bird Hardboiled Classic which was directed by John Huston & starred Peter Lorre, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet & Humphrey Bogart; First Edition indicated by matching publication dates on the title and copyright pages.

Hammett, Dashiell . Creeps By Night. John Day Company, New York (1931). Chills and Thrills; 525 pages of stories never before published in book form by such leading authors as L.A.G. Strong, Andre Maurois, W.B. Seabrook, Stephen Vincent Benet, Conrad Aiken, William Faulkner, Irvin S. Cobb, John Collier, Donald Wandrei, H. P. Lovecraft, and ten others.

Hammett, Dashiell . The Glass Key . Alfred A. Knopf, New York and London (1931). Published April, 1931 - First, Second and Third Printings Before Publication on copyright page; first issue, with the Knopf imprint (later issues have the Cassell imprint)

Hammett,Dashiell . The Maltese Falcon . Cassell & Company, London (1931).

Hammett, Dashiell . Modern Tales of Horror . Gollancz, London (1932). Contributions (the first appearance in book form) by Faulkner (A ROSE FOR EMILY), Ewers, Strong, Lovecraft, Aiken, Wandrei, Long; with a 4 page introduction by editor Hammett.

Hammett, Dashiell . A Man Called Spade. Crowell Publishing Company, New York (1932). illustrated by Joseph Clement; in The American Magazine

Hammett, Dashiell . Secret Agent X-9. David McKay Co., Philadelphia (1934). Written by Black Mask writer Dashiell Hammett and Illustrated by Flash Gordon artist Alex Raymond

Hammett, Dashiell . The Maltese Falcon . Modern Library, New York (1934).

HAMMETT, Dashiell. . The Thin Man. Arthur Barker, London (1934). First UK edition, first impression.

Hammett, Dashiell . Thin Man. Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1934). First Edition, First Printing, with "First Edition" printed on the copyright page

Hammett, Dashiell . The Dashiell Hammett Omnibus. Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1935). Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon; Price of $2.00 present.

Hammett, Dashiell . The Complete Dashiell Hammett Omnibus. Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1942). containing: The Thin Man, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, The Dain Curse, Red Harvest.

Hammett, Dashiell . 106,000 BLOOD MONEY . Lawrence E. Spivak, New York (1943). Collects "The Big Knockover" and "$106,000 Blood Money," combined as a novel; Both stories first appeared in the pulp, BLACK MASK.

Hammett, Dashiell . THE ADVENTURES OF SAM SPADE. Lawrence E. Spivak, New York (1944). AND OTHER STORIES; Collects seven stories, "Too Many Have Lived," "They Can Only Hang You Once,"A Man Called Spade," "The Assistant Murderer," "Nightshade," "The Judge Laughed Last," and "His Brothers Keeper."; Introduction by Ellery Queen

Hammett, Dashiell. The Battle of the Aleutians. Intelligence Section, Field Force Headquarters, Adak, Alaska (1944). A Graphic History. 1942-1943; Text by Cpl. Dashiell Hammett and captions by Cpl. Robert Colodny. A World War ll pamphlet written by Dashiell Hammett and Robert Colodny while they were stationed in Adak, Alaska, at the request of Brigadier General Harry Thompson, a mystery buff and an admirer of all of Hammetts works. Illustrated with maps and drawings of American troops in action.

Hammett, Dashiell. THE CONTINENTAL OP . Lawrence E. Spivak Publisher, New York (1945). Collects four stories, "Fly Paper," "Death on Pine Street," "Zigzags of Treachery" and "The Farewell Murder."; Introduction by Ellery Queen

Hammett, Dashiell . The Maltese Falcon. Alfred Knopf, New York (1945). new introduction by Hammett; a Sam Spade Mystery; Pocket Books paperback Edition.

Hammett, Dashiell. The Return of The Continental Op. Lawrence E. Spivak, Publisher, New York (1945). Collects five stories, "The Whosis Kid," "The Gutting of Couffignal," "Death and Company," "One Hour" and "The Tenth Clue."; Introduction by Ellery Queen

Hammett, Dashiell. Wind Blown and Dripping. Privately printed, Aleutian Islands (1945). A Book of Aleutian Cartoons; Introduction by Dashiell Hammett; A book of military cartoons by Cpl. Bernard Anastasia, Pfc. Oliver Pedigo, and Pfc. Don L. Miller

Hammett, Dashiell . Hammett Homicides . Lawrence E. Spivak, New York (1946). Collected and edited, with Introduction and Critical Notes by Ellery Queen; Four adventures of the Continental Op, a Chief of Police Anderson story, and a Guy Tharp story.

Hammett, Dashiell . Sam Spade. Nuits Blanches, Paris (1946). Nuits Blanches 4

Shaw, Joseph T. The Hard-Boiled Omnibus. Simon and Schuster, New York (1946). Early Stories from the Black Mask; Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Raoul Whitfield, Paul Cain, Lester Dent, Reuben Jennings Shay, Ramon Decolta, Norbert Davis, Thomas Walsh; Ed Lybeck; Roger Torrey; Theodore Tinsley (contributors). Contains "Fly Paper" by Dashiell Hammett, and "The Man Who Liked Dogs" by Raymond Chandler.

Hammett, Dashiell . The Maltese Falcon. King Features Syndicate, New York (1946). First Comic Book Edition

Hammett, Dashiell . Dead Yellow Women. Lawrence E. Spewack, New York (1947). Selected and Edited, with Introduction and Critical Notes by Ellery Queen; Collects six stories, "Dead Yellow Women," "The Golden Horseshoe," "House Dick," "Who Killed Bob Teal?," all four are Continental Op stories, "The Green Elephant" and "The Hairy One." All but "The Green Elephant" are first book publication.

Hammett, Dashiell . NIGHTMARE TOWN. Lawrence E. Spivak, New York (1948). Collected and Edited, with Introduction and Critical Notes by Ellery Queen; Collects four stories, "Nightmare Town," "The Scorched Face," "Albert Pastor at Home" and "Corkscrew." The first story appeared in Argosy All Story Weekly, the second in Black Mask, the latter two in Esquire.

Hammett, Dashiell . THE CREEPING SIAMESE . Lawrence E. Spivak, New York (1950). Collected and Edited, with Introduction by Ellery Queen; Collects six stories, "The Creeping Siamese," "The Man Who Killed Dan Adams," "The Nails in Mr. Cayterer," "The Joke on Eloise Morey," "Tom, Dick or Harry," and "The King of Business."; First book publication for all stories except "Tom, Dick or Harry."; Four of the six stories were first published in BLACK MASK.

Hammett, Dashiell . The Novels. Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1965). Red Harvest, The Dain Curse, The Maltese Falcon, The Glass Key, The Thin Man; Introductory statement by Lillian Hellman. Introductory statement by Lillian Hellman.

Hammett, Dashiell . The Big Knockover . Random House, New York (1966). Selected Stories and Short Novels; Edited and with an Introduction by Lillian Hellman

Hammett, Dashiell . The Maltese Falcon . Arion Press, San Francisco (1997). A Sam Spade Mystery; Illustrated with 46 period black & white photographs of San Francisco sites in the novel, with a preface by the publishers, including an appreciation by private investigator David Fechheimer; 400 copies. A facsimile edition of the 1930 First Edition from Otto Penzler Books.