First edition of The Barbarous Coast by Ross Macdonald, in the publisher’s first state dust jacket.
Octavo, 247pp. Patterned red paper boards, title in black on spine. Top edge dyed blue. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. Solid text block, a touch of rubbing to corners, else fine. In publisher’s first state dust jacket, $2.95 retail price on front flap, light wear and a few small chips to edges, faint brown stain along top edge of front panel, bright illustrations. (Bruccoli A12.1) Scarce in this condition.
The sixth book in the Lew Archer series.