Macdonald, John (pseud. of Kenneth Millar)

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Price: $1,800.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Date Published: 1949
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 2372


First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); terracotta cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in dark green on spine and front cover; red topstain; dustjacket; [6], 245, [5]pp. Cloth lightly sunned at spine, a few scuffs and a small spot of discoloration to boards, with a small patch of wear along lower edge of front board and a small stain to right edge of textblock; topstain is bright and even; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), slightly dusty and gently spine-sunned, with light wear to extremities, several tears, and a few tiny nicks; still a presentable, Very Good+ example.


The first of Macdonald's Lew Archer novels, a Haycraft-Queen cornerstone title, and basis for Jack Smight's 1966 film Harper, starring Paul Newman and Lauren Bacall. Bruccoli A5.1.a.

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