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The Instant Enemy

By MacDonald, Ross




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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Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.First edition. SIGNED and inscribed by the author. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Inscribed to William Nolan, presumably the same as William F. Nolan coauthor of Logan's Run. This book is from a colllection that included a signed copy of Logan: A Trilogy and another book inscribed to Bill Nolan. Bottom egdes of boards have light shelfwear. Dust jacket has light edgewear and two small tears at the spine head that have been repaired with tape on the verso. New mylar jacket included. There are marks on the page with Macdonald's works listed that have been gone over with white out. They look like a list of other works and dates. Secure packaging for safe delivery.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Instant Enemy

MACDONALD, Ross

Inscribed First Edition of Ross Macdonald's "The Instant Enemy" MACDONALD, Ross. The Instant Enemy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author. "To [Paul Nelson] / from Ross Macdonald/ with my warm regards." Octavo. 227, [2], pp. Blue cloth backstrip over yellow paper boards, dust jacket. Mild toning to jacket, recipient's name in the inscription is in another hand. Still, a fine copy. HBS 67412. $1,250

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MEET ME AT THE MORGUE

MacDonald, Ross

Knopf A VERY GOOD FIRST IN DJ. LAID IN SIGNATURE ON CARD. NOT PRICE CLIPPED.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. /Very Good. Book.

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The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Knopf. 1968. First Edition.. Very fine in dust jacket. .

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THE INSTANT ENEMY.

MACDONALD, ROSS.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968., 1968. First edition. First edition. Fine in dust jacket with a hint of wear to the head of spine. Laid-in to this copy is an invoice from Random House, Inc (who owned Alfred A. Knopf) addressed to Kenneth Millar, (Ross Macdonald) selling him 6 copies of THE INSTANT ENEMY at discount. Lew Archer is hired by Keith Sebastian, a Los Angeles business executive, to find his daughter Sandy, a high school senior who has disappeared with a homeless boy. Sebastian and his wife are living on the edge of affluent bankruptcy and seem unable to communicate with their daughter. Before Archer finds Sandy, she has participated in a violent crime. His efforts to save her from the consequences of her actions involve him in a savage plot twisting deep into the past. Attractive copy housed in a cloth slipcase.

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Price: $275.00


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The Instant Enemy (First Edition)

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Lew Archer.

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The Instant Enemy (First Edition)

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First Edition. First Edition. Small corner crease at the front flap, minor rubbing to the rear panel, else Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. Lew Archer.

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THE INSTANT ENEMY

Millar, Kenneth, writing as "Ross Macdonald."

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of wear to spine ends. (9932). Octavo, cloth backed boards. A Lew Archer novel. Two teenagers runaway and get involved in a kidnapping. A tragic past is exposed. "...simply tragic and haunting" - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 522-23. Hubin, p. 527.

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The Instant Enemy

MACDONALD, ROSS

New York: Knopf, 1968. First Edition. Fine copy in a near fine bright dust jacket.

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The Instant Enemy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

Ross Macdonald

2008-09-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $112.49


The Instant Enemy

Ross Macdonald

1977-01-05. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $103.66


The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross

NY: Knopf, 1968, 1968 Published in New York by Alfred A. Knopf in 1968. First Edition is stated on copyright page. Book fine except for slight fading on spine ends and along edges of inside pages. DJ near fine except for slight wearing on spine ends, small discoloration mark on front cover, and faint spotting on back cover, minor fading on covers, spine, and flaps. DJ has been price clipped.. F. Hardcover.

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THE INSTANT ENEMY

Millar, Kenneth, writing as "Ross Macdonald."

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. First edition. A near fine copy, red ink 'D' stamp to front free end paper in a near fine dust jacket, with a few small scratches, some soiling to rear panel. (10648). Octavo, cloth backed boards. A Lew Archer novel. Two teenagers runaway and get involved in a kidnapping. A tragic past is exposed. "...simply tragic and haunting" - Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 522-23. Hubin, p. 527.

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The Instant Enemy

Ross MacDonald

Bantam Books (Mm), 1985-02-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Instant Enemy (Lew Archer Series)

Macdonald, Ross

Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. PAPERBACK. 0307279057 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

Grand Central Pub. PAPERBACK. 0446358959 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 9997519663 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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The Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

Bantam Books. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. 0553247387 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Instant Enemy

Ross MacDonald

2005-05-08. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $87.42


The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross

London: Collins Crime Club. Fine. 1968. First English Edition. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. .

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The Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

Knopf, 1968 Near Fine/Near Fine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

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The Instant Enemy

Ross MacDonald

1985-05-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $82.59


The Instant Enemy

Ross Macdonald

1974-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Instant Enemy

Ross Macdonald

2007-08-04. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $80.17


The instant enemy

Ross Macdonald

1978-01-01. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Hardcover. F+/F. 1st edition, 1st printing.. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

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THE INSTANT ENEMY

MACDONALD, ROSS

NEW YORK NY: ALFRED A KNOPF CO. F/NF. PUB 1968. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. ISBN: A LEW ARCHER NOVEL. BOOK IS FINE BUT FOR A SMALL SPOT ON THE TOP EDGE. D. J. ISPRICE-CLIPPED WITH A TINY NICK AT THE TOP OF THE FRONT PANEL.. Keywords: MYSTERY, DETECTIVE NOVEL, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.

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The Instant Enemy

MACDONALD, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Very good with small stains in margins of a few pages, corner lightly bumped in a very good dustwrapper with modest edgwear.

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THE INSTANT ENEMY

Macdonald, Ross: [ pseud. of Kenneth Millar]

New York: Knopf, 1968. Cloth and boards. First edition. A few small stains to the extremities, but a good or better copy in a good dust jacket with light discoloration to the bottom edge of the lower panel and the spine ends, more grievous on the verso.

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The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1968. First printing. Textblock tight and square. Jacket has 1" closed tear and crease on rear panel.. First American Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mystery.

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The Instant Enemy [A Novel].

Macdonald, Ross:

London: Collins, 1968. . First English Edition. 8vo. 223pp. Red cloth. Fine in price-clipped dust-jacket with tiny single nick. A Lew Archer mystery. .

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The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Hardcover. F/F. 1st edition, 1st printing.. Jacket has 1/2 inch closed tear at top of front panel. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. See KHBOOKS for details.

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The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross (pseudonym of Kenneth Millar)

London: The Crime Club/Collins; (1968) First UK edition, fine in a near fine dust jacket. The jacket has minor edgewear and small creases on both flaps. The white background of the jacket is clean and bright. A Lew Archer novel.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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The Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

Alfred A. Knopf / Borzoi Book A very good plus mustard hardcover with teal cloth spine in a very good plus dust jacket. Staining to bottom half of spine cloth and dust jacket--stain not visible on outside of dust jacket. Appears very clean. 1st edition, 1968..

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The Instant Enemy.

MACDONALD, Ross.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1968.. First edition.. publisher's cloth-backed boards in dust jacket.. Near fine in a price-clipped jacket with some very slight use.. 8vo,.

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The Instant Enemy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

Ross Macdonald

2008-09-07. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Price: $36.99


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THE INSTANT ENEMY.

MacDONALD, Ross [pseudonym of Kenneth Millar].

New York: Alfred A. Knopf., 1968. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Dust Jacket. First Edition. Octavo, original boards with green cloth spine titled in silver. 227 pp. Private library stamp on front free endpaper, otherwise a very good clean copy in dust jacket which has one tiny closed tear at head of spine panel, price corner at head of front flap clipped. First edition of the seventeenth book in the Lew Archer Detective series, the 'quintessential' Ross Macdonald novel.

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The Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

Fontana, 1970. Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

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Price: $32.80


The Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

New York: Knopf, 1968. Book. NF. Hardcover. First Edition. First printing. A clean and bright NF copy in a NF/F price-clipped dust jacket but with the date code of 2/68 intact on the front flap. An attractive copy..

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The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross

Knopf, 1968. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Light bleeding of blue cloth at top and bottom of spine onto jacket, else there is a tiny bit of edgewear to jacket. $4.50 price on jacket..

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The Instant Enemy

Macdonald, Ross

New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1968. First edition stated. Rear board has damp-stain to small portion at bottom edge, else near fine easily. Price intact jacket has same stain (but isl lght color as is jacket so fairly unobstrusive.) Tiny chip to head of jacket spine. In mylar. . First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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The Instant Enemy

Ross MacDonald

Bantam. Used - Acceptable. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside.

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Instant Enemy, the

Macdonald, Ross

Bantam. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Instant Enemy

MACDONALD, Ross

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1968. Used - Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

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The Instant Enemy

Ross MacDonald

John Curley & Assoc, 1981-06. Paperback. Good.

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THE INSTANT ENEMY

MacDonald, Ross

Knopf A FINE FIRST IN near fine DJ. not price clipped.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Book.

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The Instant Enemy

MacDonald, Ross

First edition first printing of the fourteenth novel in the Lew Archer series. There is a upside down Merchant Marine Library stamp on the first free end page. No other markings or pockets or anything. The front dustjacket panel has a one inch closed tear to it's bottom edge. The head of the dustjacket's spine has a one inch closed tear. In good / fair condition.

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The Instant Enemy

Ross Macdonald

First printing, Bantam mass market paperback edition, 1969. Near fine condition with straight spine, no creasing, ink marks on pre-title page. 201 tight, clean pages with minimal age-toning. A Lew Archer novel first published in hardcover in 1968. Archer is hired to stop two kids from taking a path to disaster, but he has never followed a bloody trail as bizarre and terrible as this.

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The Instant Enemy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

Ross Macdonald

Vintage, 2008-04-08. Reprint. Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Instant Enemy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

Ross Macdonald

Very Good. Used book in very good condition. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. 100% guaranteed. 081419

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Price: $20.06