THE ADVENTURES OF SAM SPADE AND OTHER STORIES ... Introduction by Ellery Queen. [New York]: Lawrence E. Spivak Publisher, . Octavo, pictorial wrappers. First edition. Bestseller Mystery #B-50. Paperback original. Digest format. The author's first book of short fiction. Collects seven fictions, three featuring Sam Spade. Introduction by Ellery Queen. QQ 98. Text block age-darkened, two leaves of text have closed tears at fore-edges, two others have small chips from lower margins, a very good to near fine copy. (#83122).