Publication: Neville + Yellin, 1978, Santa Barbara
First edition. One of 350 numbered copies signed by James M. Fox. This is copy 22. On the copyright page is written in ink by James Pepper, "This book was scheduled for appearance in December, 1978, but a paper strike, printing problems, delays of various shorts, kept it from making its debut till February 1979." Pepper provides a presentation inscription on the limitation page, "For --- --, with our mutual best regards and in thanks for his kind remarks about this book. James Pepper, from Santa Barbara, April 13, 1979." On pages 43 and 63 are further inked notations by Pepper in the margin at the bottom of each page and signed "J. P." Correspondence between Raymond Chandler and James M. Fox during the years 1950 through 1956. A fine copy in original transparent dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 33619