New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939.
First edition stated, first printing. Original orange cloth with blue lettering, black topstain; lacking the dust jacket. Very Good, with cloth toned at spine, lightly worn at spine ends, lightly rubbed at extremities. Pages toned, and with a faint cigar smoke odor present. A nice copy. The author's first novel, which introduced the world to private investigator Philip Marlowe. Item #140938078