First edition of The Chill by Ross Macdonald, signed by the author.
Octavo, 279pp, . Blue hardcover, red cloth spine, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Previous ownership stamp on front free endpaper. Top edge pink, a fine example. In the publisher’s near fine dust jacket, $3.95 on front flap, some offset toning to top band of dust jacket, light wear to tips of spine, an otherwise attractive example. Signed by the author on the title page.
This novel is part of the Lew Archer series. Macdonald won the Silver Dagger award for this book in 1964, from the Mystery Writers of America.