60. Chandler (Raymond) The Long Goodbye, first edition, original boards, near-fine, dust-jacket, repairs and resorations to head and foot, surface soiling to lower panel with small light brown stain to lower corner, rubbed and creased at extremities, still very good, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, 1953.
est. £750 – £1000
Along with The Big Sleep and Farewell my Lovely, The Long Goodbye ranks as one of Chandler’s greatest works. It was modernised by Robert Altman in 1973 and starred Eliot Gould