Notes: The first American hardcover issue of the fourth Travis McGee novel, first published in paperback in 1964 and in hardcover in London in 1966.
Edition + Condition: The first US hardcover issue (first printing, with no indication of later printings). A near fine hardcover copy with a previous owner's blindstamp on the title page in a near fine dust jacket. The dust jacket has light wear at the spine ends and corners. The jacket is the correct first printing jacket with a $5.95 price and 374 date code on the front flap. One of the less common of early Lippincott hardcovers.
Publication: Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1974.
Item No: #348920