GARDNER, ERLE STANLEY. 1889-1970.
The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1938.
Original black cloth with red band, lettered in red, top edge red, dust jacket. Lower corner bumped, some light chipping and rubbing to jacket.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper: "To Tee / Whose friendship means much to me - and who is steadily marching toward a goal of her own. / With faith in you - and love / yours Erle / Sept 1938."