London: Allison & Busby, 1984. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine / Fine. Item #012243
8vo., 342pp. Beautiful First UK and Hardcover Edition of the authour's second book. Published as a paperback original in the States. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Equally attractive unclipped dust-jacket, (£6.95 net), is fresh and bright with no creasing. chipping, or creases. None of the toning commonly found. Signed and inscribed by Ellroy on the front endpaper, ("Dear Reader-- the 'Slicer' wants to make your acquaintance. James Ellroy". A simply gorgeous collectable copy.