New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1965.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of this Lew Archer mystery by Ross Macdonald, considered by critics as one of the 'holy trinity of American crime writers' with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. A near fine or better copy in 1/4 green cloth over gray paper covered boards, yellow topstain, gilt titles to the spine in a near fine pictorial dustwrapper showing light use at the crown and heel of the spine. 8vo. 247 pp. A bright, fresh copy of this 1965 Gold Dagger winner and Edgar nominee. Barnes, Murder In Print. Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue Of Crime. Pronzini & Muller, 1001 Midnights.
Item #30065 Price: US$350.00