London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958. FIRST UK EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Octavo, pp. 208. Publisher's red cloth in original dust jacket. Some toning to flyleaf, jacket a little nicked and rubbed, one tear at fore-edge, price-clipped; very good indeed. The true first printing of the final Philip Marlowe story, which precedes the US first by some 3 months. Item #46441
Bruccoli [A11.1a]. Steinbrunner and Penzler p275-276. See also Quayle, Haining.
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