Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. Item #0104961
Published in New York by Alfred A. Knopf in 1943. First Edition is stated in the middle of the copyright page. Set in the Los Angeles area, Chandler's novels are esteemed as outstanding examples of regional writing. This is the fourth of Chandler's seven novels staring the hero Philip Marlowe. Ex-library copy with usual stamps and residue. Book very good. Partial DJ good, reinforced by previous owner on reverse with thick brown paper. DJ price reads $2.00 net.