Author:Nolan, William F


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Dashiell Hammett: A Casebook

By: Nolan, William F.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara CA, Mcnally & Loftin: 1978 (c.1969)

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 9309


Condition: Good+

[light external surface wear, slight insect-nibbling to edges of covers; binding tight, internally clean]. Trade PB The first published book devoted entirely to Hammett, essentially kind of an outline for a full biography (which the author ultimately produced, in 1983). Approximately the last one-third of the book (about 50 pages) is devoted to a checklist of Hammett's work, including books, magazine fiction, articles, published letters, poetry, reviews, etc.; also includes bibliographies of magazine/newspaper items and books relating to Hammett. Introduction by Philip Durham. View more info

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Steve McQueen: Star on Wheels

By: Nolan, William F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: (c.1972)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23947

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj

(price-clipped) [very slight bump at top of spine, no other significant wear to book; jacket very lightly soiled, tiny chip at bottom rear hinge]. (Putnam Sports Shelf) Series (B&W photo frontispiece) Biography of McQueen aimed at a juvenile readership, with "a little more emphasis on his success in racing vehicles of the two-wheel and four-wheel variety." The hardcover edition is quite uncommon. View more info