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    Erle Stanley Gardner. The Case of the Haunted Husband. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1941. First edition of this Perry Mason Mystery. Presentation copy, inscribed by Gardner on the front free endpaper: "To Walter / with memories / of these priceless / hours spent in / the perfect com- / panionship of / stalking, shooting, / hunting, arguing, / and just getting / acquainted. / Yours Erle / Erle Stanley Gardner / February 1941." Octavo. [iv], [1]-281, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front board and spine stamped in red. In the original publisher's dust jacket. Cloth spine sunned and rubbed. Binding rubbed and soiled. Endleaves toned. Light soiling to edges of text block. Jacket spine somewhat sunned and edgeworn. Some rubbing, edgewear to jacket panels, with some mild chipping and a few short tears. Light thumbsoiling to rear jacket panel. Mild soiling to front jacket flap. Very good.

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