First edition of L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy, signed by the author. Octavo, 496pp. Quarter cloth, title printed on spine, black boards, black cloth spine. Stated “First Printing: June 1990” on copyright page, with full number line (10-1). Publishers first edition dust jacket, fine, with $19.95 FPT on front flap, bright illustrations. Signed by author James Ellroy in pen on front free endpaper.