GARDNER, ERLE STANLEY. 1889-1970.
The Case of the Drowning Duck. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1942.
Original black cloth with red band and lettering, top edge red, dust jacket. Creasing to edges of jacket, front flap nearly detached, chipping along spine fold of front panel, fading to jacket spine.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED to Tee Rose on the front free endpaper: "To Tee / with love from me and do not stay too long away / Yours / Erle / Erle Stanley Gardner / May 1942."