-The Arion Press Edition-


First Thus (In a limited edition of 425 copies)

By: Raymond Chandler (Illustrated with Photographs by Lou Stoumen) (Introductory essay by Lawrence Clark Powell)

Arion Press [San Francisco, CA]

Small 4to (illustrated with 40 Stoumen photographs

Hardcover [Plexiglass boards]

Item Number: 14839



A marvelous fine press rendering of Chandler’s noir classic, illustrated with new photographs shot by legendary photographer Lou Stoumen in vintage 1940s black and white style. The book is bound in beveled plexiglass boards and spine, with silkscreened titles and decorations.

Produced in an edition of 425 unnumbered copies signed by Stoumen, this copy is in very good condition, with a slight front hinge break, else fine. The original prospectus is laid-in.