Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958. 205 pp. Approximately 5 1/2 x 8 1/4". Illustrated dustjacket in very good plus condition, price of $3.00 on inside flap, minor creasing and edgewear. Orange cloth over boards with a slight stain on the rear cover, second printing stated on copyright page, in very good condition.
A Philip Marlowe Story, published by Raymond Chandler when he was 70 years old. Philip Marlowe was most famously played by Humphrey Bogart in The Big Sleep, and is often described as tough and hard-drinking yet also contemplative and philiosphical. This was Chandler's last completed novel.