New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1960.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of this highly-regarded mystery by Ross Macdonald, author of the Lew Archer series and considered by critics as one of the 'holy trinity of American crime writers' with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler. 8vo. 283 pp. A fine copy in 1/4 red cloth over blue paper covered boards, red topstain, gilt titles to the spine in a slightly dusty bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with one small chip repaired to the top of the front panel, some light wear at the crown of the spine. A very nice copy.
Item #30082 Price: US$675.00