New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973.
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. 8vo. 271 pp. A fine copy in navy cloth, gilt titles to the spine, red topstain in a fine pictorial variant dustwrapper with Knopf at the heel of the spine in yellow rather than orange. Barnes, Murder In Print. Pronzini & Muller, 1001 Midnights. Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue Of Crime.
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