The Maltese Falcon
The Maltese Falcon was published on Valentine's Day in 1930. As part of the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the book's publication, Richard Layman and Julie Rivett (Hammett's granddaughter) curated an exhibit on Falcon at the San Francisco Public Library.
Here are a few pictures from the display cases of great Falcon artifacts.
This picture shows the US and British first editions of the book (top center), as well as the five editions of Black Mask in which it originally appeared in seralized form.
Here's a picture of the only remaining typewriter known to have been used by Hammett. Jo Hammett has donated it to the library.
Finally, here's another Hammett wannabe standing next to a poster made from the first edition cover: