New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. First Edition of this Lew Archer mystery Signed by Ross Macdonald, considered by critics as one of the 'holy trinity of American crime writers' with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, on the title page. A fine copy in 1/4 red cloth over black paper covered boards, gilt titles to the spine in a lovely, fresh, fine pictorial dustwrapper. 8vo. 243 pp. "The finest series of detective novels ever written by an American." William Goldman, The New York Times Book Review. Barnes, Murder In Print. Pronzini & Muller, 1001 Midnights. Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue Of Crime.
Item #30070 Price: US$875.00