1973 · London
by MACDONALD, John D.
London: Robert Hale, 1973. First U.K. Edition. First Impression. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; 255,pp. Small Johannesburg booksellers ticket to lower fron pastedown, contemporary owners name and date rubber-stamped to upper front endpaper, with circular sticker shadow directly beneath; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced £1.70 net), gently spine-sunned, with light wear to extremities, a few tiny nicks, short tears, and a faint stain to rear panel; Very Good+. First hardcover edition of the 13th Travis McGee novel, first published by Gold Medal as a paperback original in 1971, and not published in hardcover in the US until 1979. (Inventory #: 39891)