[New York:]: William Morrow & Company, . First edition, presentation copy. Plates with photographic reproductions, plus vignette half-title, decorative double-page title, and pictorial enddpapers. A little fading to edges of boards, spine of dust jacket lightly faded. Near fine in very good+ price-clipped jacket. An old donor has inscribed the book in ink: "To Chuck and Harriet with cordial Christmas greetings. Christmas 1954," and then Gardner has written on the same page: "and best wishes from the author, Yours, Erle Stanley Gardner." A very attractive, fresh copy. Cloth. Octavo. Item #14211
Book design by Merle Armitage.