THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS BRIDE (Presentation Copy of the First Edition)
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Gardner, Erle Stanley. THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS BRIDE. New York: William Morrow, 1934. First Edition, first printing. An exceptionally bright Fine copy in a Very Good original dust jacket. The jacket has light edge-wear and rubbing, a few blemishes to the back panel; the price has been neatly torn, not clipped, from the front flap but a RARE DUST JACKET by any standard and virtually never seen. INSCRIBED in the year of publication by the author: "To Tee Rose, who sees far beneath the surface/and knows how to write about it. / With all best wishes/ Yours, Erle Stanley Gardner/Christmas 1934." A very small newspaper photo and biography of Gardner has been pasted to one corner of the front free endpaper. Tee Rose, a young writer from San Francisco, became a lifelong friend of ESG and she always received his latest book in the mail immediately upon its publication. We have in stock quite a few of his presentation copies to her from 1934 to the early 1950s. THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS BRIDE is the fifth mystery in Gardner's Perry Mason series. A woman claiming not to be a bride consults Mason about her "friend" whose husband, long thought to have died in a plane crash, turns up alive. Bookseller Inventory # 001961
Title: THE CASE OF THE CURIOUS BRIDE (Presentation ...
Publisher: William Morrow
Publication Date: 1934
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
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