New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of this highly-regarded 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. 238 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 burgundy cloth over blue paper covered boards, gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with some light overall use, a touch of rubbing at the heel and crown of the spine and one short closed tear on the upper front panel. A very nice copy. Pronzini & Muller, 1001 Midnights.
Item #30080 Price: US$350.00