London: Hamish Hamilton, 1958. [Crime Fiction] FIRST UK EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION. Octavo, pp.208. Publisher's red cloth in original dust jacket correctly priced at 12s.6d. Book is near fine, jacket very good with some creases and tears, chipped to crown. The true first printing of the final Philip Marlowe story, which precedes the US first by some 3 months. Item #48203
Bruccoli [A11.1a]. Steinbrunner and Penzler p275-276. See also Quayle, Haining.
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