Hard Cover. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982. First Edition. Fine / Fine.
First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by Grafton to fellow writer and friend Suzanne Clauser: "For Suzanne - Thanks for your good humor and unflagging support. Here's hoping we have a chance to be near neighbors again, only maybe in California. Every good wish! - Love Sue 10.5.82". Dark gray paper-covered boards, titles stamped in red foil on spine; in original pictorial dust jacket. About fine; in a like dust jacket. Overall, a handsome copy warmly inscribed by the author. A is for Alibi is Grafton's best-known work and the first in her best-selling Kinsey Millhone series.