New York: William Morrow, 1939. First printing of this edition. INSCRIBED by the author on the front endpaper: "To Noni / Who wrote it / From the guy who paid her for doing it / Erle Stanley Gardner." According to Dorothy Hughes' biography of Gardner, Noni Bibler was one of Gardner's early assistants, and apparently took much of the manuscript from dictation.
Near Fine in a Very Good or better dust jacket. Dampstain at the bottom right corner of the front board, affecting the jacket verso in the same spot; otherwise only lightly rubbed overall. An attractive copy. [Book #124498]