Catalogue of Crime 483. A very good copy." /> CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Lady in the Lake. New York: Knopf, 1943. <I>8vo, original light green cloth; pictorial dust jacket (rear panel a little soiled); cloth folding case.</I> FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "For Donald Yates with best wishes, Raymond Chandler, La Jolla, 9/7/47." Bruccoli A4.1.a. Chandler's fourth novel, "a superb tale... It is Chandler's masterpiece and true detection"--Barzun & Taylor, <I>Catalogue of Crime</I> 483. A very good copy. | Christie's