Lot 89 of 519:
Six by Ross Macdonald, one inscribed  

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Five first editions by Ross Macdonald with a signed copy of The Undergrond Man

Macdonald, Ross

New York

Alfred A. Knopf

Various dates


6 volumes together. boards or cloth-backed boards, all with jackets.


  • The Ivory Grin by John Ross Macdonald, 1952. Decorative paper-covered boards, First Edition. (Jacket lightly rubbed with minuscule chips at heel, dampstain to reverse; slight lean to spine, tape residue on endpapers; very good in like jacket). 
  • The Chill, 1964. First Edition. (Small tears and creases to jacket).
  • Black Money, 1966. First Edition. (Closed tear to jacket through title, edgewear)
  • The Instant Enemy, 1968. (Mild toning to jacket; hint of a lean).
  • The Goodbye Look, 1969. First Edition. (hint of a lean).
  • The Underground Man, 1971. Fifth Printing, inscribed by the author on front free endpaper, "For Alden Whitman with the best regards of the author, Ken Miller (Ross Macdonald)".

Lot Amendments

Jackets with some wear; very good or better.

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