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186 pages including an index. Richard Layman's descriptive bibliograph of Dashiell Hammett provides the first complete outline of Hammett's literary career. All printings and editions of Hammett's 5 novels, 13 story collections, 2 comic-strip books, 2 miscellanies, his history, and his anthology are described. First appearances of Hammett's work in 28 books by others are identified. One hundred twenty-seven magazine appearances of his work, adding some 25 items to previous inventories, are listed. Four hundred twenty-four newspaper appearances of Hammett's work are located. Additional sections describe Hammett's work for movies, public letters and petitions written and signed by him, and even dust-jacket blurbs he wrote. Dark blue buckram boards. No dust jacket as issued. Very good condition. Interior very clean and bright. Spine and binding solid and tight.