The Case of the Crying Swallow: A Perry Mason Novelette and Other Stories
New York: William Morrow, 1970. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the author's wife, once his secretary, Jean [Bethell Gardner] on the half-title page: "To Leslie and Lillian / With love from / Uncle Erle and Jean / August 1971."
A short-story collection, the first book published since Gardner's death in 1970. Jacket photo by William J. Wetzel.
Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Spine lean, extremities slightly faded, and a faint stray mark to the page fore-edges (not a remainder). Jacket top edge shows a couple of tiny closed tears and a corresponding crease. [Book #127820]