GARDNER, ERLE STANLEY. 1889-1970.
The Case of the Smoking Chimney. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1943.
Original grey cloth with red band and lettering, top edge red, dust jacket. Some creasing to edges of jacket, flaps of jacket torn at folds with resulting loss of text.
FIRST EDITION, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED to Tee Rose on the front free endpaper: "To 'Tee' who writes so much better than she thinks she does. With lots of love from a fan of hers / Erle Stanley Gardner December 1942."