Northridge: Lord John Press, 1979.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. First Edition of this collection of Ross Macdonald's critical essays on diverse subjects including The Detective In Fiction, The Durable Art Of James M.Cain, Colin Wilson and Barzun & Taylor's, A Catalogue Of Crime, an erudite departure from his Lew Archer mysteries. Limited to 350 Copies, this Copy one of only 50 Presentation Copies Signed by Ross Macdonald, reserved for the personal use of the author and the publisher. Fine in the publisher's 1/4 blue cloth over marbled paper covered boards, gilt titles to the spine without dustwrapper, as issued. Royal 8vo. 67 pp.
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