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The Underground Man

by Macdonald, Ross

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. First edition, first printing of The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald.. Octavo, 273pp, [7]. Orange hardcover, spine in black cloth, title on spine. Stated "first edition" on copyright page. Bookplate affixed to front free endpaper. Top edge dyed blue. Slight lean to text block, a clean, solid copy. In the publisher's near fine dust jacket, $5.95 on front flap, faint shelf wear, a bright example. Part of the Lew Archer series.

Synopsis

Ross Macdonald's real name was Kenneth Millar.  Born near San Francisco in 1915 and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, 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 Silver Dagger Award.  He died in 1983.

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Bookseller
The First Edition Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
11434
Title
The Underground Man
Author
Macdonald, Ross
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First edition, first printing of The Underground Man by Ross Macdonald.
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
1971
Keywords
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