Autograph Hound Super-Sunday once more, and the noted book and pulp collector Kevin Cook asked if I’d like to put up images from a very recent acquisition to his shelves, “signed by a guy named D. Hammett.”
Sure. Why not?
And with a tag line off Psalms.
“I bought the book from The Mysterious Bookshop,” Kevin reports. “Authenticated by Otto Penzler.
“The Dashiell Hammett Omnibus from Cassell & Co. 1950, and the brief inscription is to mystery author Hillary Waugh.
“Cost some bucks, but I never thought I would have a chance at a Hammett autograph until this opportunity dropped out of the sky.”