GARDNER, ERLE STANLEY. 1889-1970.
The Case of the Howling Dog. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1934.
Original black cloth lettered in red, top edge red. Cloth rubbed, light wear to extremities, tiny tear to cloth at joint of front cover, newspaper portrait of author affixed to f.f.e.p. lacking dust jacket.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Gardner on the front free endpaper to Tee Rose: "To one of the cleverest gals in the world from an old admirer - 45-god-darn-it! / Tee / from / Erle / June 1934."