Fast One. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1933.
First Edition. Original gray cloth, stamped in dark red. Classic of hard-boiled detective novel of a man who sets out to destroy the Los Angeles underworld and includes narcotic content. Author's only novel. A nearly Very Good copy, general soiling to cloth, jacket flaps are adhered to pastedowns, some smudges to half-title and few other pages, small pharmacy stamp at front endpaper, but binding and hinges firm.
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