New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966.
Book Club Edition. Hardcover. 8 3/8" X 5 5/8". 238pp. Moderate edgewear to dust jacket designed by Adelson & Eichinger, with small open tears to extremities, 1" closed tear to top edge of rear panel, light dust soiling and sunning, and shallow chipping to head and tail of spine. Pale blue cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in purple. Moderate wear to binding with wear and dust soiling to edges, bumping to extremities and hard bumping to top edges, and slight lean to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Pale red topstain. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite striking book club edition of this thirteenth Lew Archer mystery by Ross Macdonald. Good / good. Item #4424