New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1961. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine dust jacket. Jacket has an inch-long, professionally repaired and touched up closed tear to the front panel, with a tiny closed tear to the top edge of the rear panel, and a hint of rubbing at the spine ends and corners, otherwise a bright, attractive copy of the ninth Lew Archer novel.