New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1968. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original boards with green cloth spine titled in silver. 227 pp. Private library stamp on front free endpaper, otherwise a very good clean copy in dust jacket which has one tiny closed tear at head of spine panel, price corner at head of front flap clipped. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #309571
¶ First edition of the seventeenth book in the Lew Archer Detective series, the 'quintessential' Ross Macdonald novel.