first copy of the first edition (see certification on following page) With all good wishes Yours E. Stanley Gardner April 1961" with flourishes. Dr. Myers was a forensic pathologist." /> GARDNER, Erle Stanley. <I>The Case of the Spurious Spinster</I>. New York: William Morrow, [1961]. 8<V>o. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket by Bill Hughes (two 2 in. tears near sides of spine panel). FIRST EDITION, DEDICATION COPY, THE FIRST COPY OFF THE PRESS with a leaf from the printer signed and tipped to the title-page: "...this book is the first volume of the first edition" and a full-page inscription signed by Gardner: "To my friend Richard O. Myers, M.D. This <I>first</I> copy of the <I>first</I> edition (see certification on following page) With all good wishes Yours E. Stanley Gardner April 1961" with flourishes. Dr. Myers was a forensic pathologist. | Christie's