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Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler
NY, Columbia University Press, 1981. Inscribed by MacShane to Juanita Messick, Chandler's secretary: "For Juanita - with many thanks for many favors and all good wishes/ Frank/ New York/ September 1981." Messick worked for Chandler from 1950 to 1953. This volume prints approximately 8 letters from Chandler to Messick; one of them, from August 12, 1953, now has some penciled marginal brackets in the text, and a change of the date to August 8, presumably in Messick's hand. Apart from some small stains on that page (347), the book is fine in a fine dust jacket but for a crease to the front flap. A nice association copy. [#035107] SOLD

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