GARDNER, ERLE STANLEY. 1889-1970.
The Case of the Empty Tin. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1941.
Original black cloth with red band and lettering, top edge red, dust jacket. Small spot of dampstaining to upper edge of boards, some creasing to jacket, front flap of jacket detached.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the front free endpaper, "To Tee Rose / who really writes - from one who admires her literary style, her quick wit and her Irish guts. / Yours, Erle / Erle Stanley Gardner / Nov. 1941."