GARDNER, ERLE STANLEY. 1889-1970.
The Case of the Silent Partner. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1940.
Original black cloth with red band and lettering, top edge red, dust jacket. Small bump to lower corner of front board, dye from boards transferred to verso of rear panel of jacket, chip to head of jacket spine, flaps nearly detached.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED to Tee Rose: "To "Tee" / with lots of love and best wishes for a Happy and Prosperous New Year - May 1941 keep your pen doing its stuff. / Yours Erle / Erle Stanley Gardner / Jan 1941."