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The Barbarous Coast

The Barbarous Coast

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The Barbarous Coast

by Macdonald, Ross

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. 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.

Synopsis

Ross Macdonald's real name was Kenneth Millar. Born near San Francisco in 1915 and raised in Ontario, Millar returned to the U.S. as a young man and published his first novel in 1944. He served as the president of the Mystery Writers of America and was awarded their Grand Master Award as well as the Mystery Writers of Great Britain's Gold Dagger Award. He died in 1983.

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Bookseller
The First Edition Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
12756
Title
The Barbarous Coast
Author
Macdonald, Ross
Illustrator
First edition of The Barbarous Coast by Ross Macdonald, in the publisher's first state dust jacket.
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
near fine
Quantity Available
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Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1956
Keywords
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