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GARDNER, Erle Stanley. The Case of the Spurious Spinster. New York: William Morrow, [1961]. 8o. 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 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.

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GARDNER, Erle Stanley. The Case of the Spurious Spinster. New York: William Morrow, [1961]. 8o. 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 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.

The Case of the Daring Decoy. New York: William Morrow, [1957]. 8o. Original cloth; pictorial dust jacket (light edgewear). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE DEDICATEE, inscribed and signed on the front free endpaper from Merton Minter to Jack Beretta and a reproduction of Gardner's inscription to Minter tipped to the inside front cover. (2)
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