DescriptionS. S. Van Dine. The Kennel Murder Case. New York: 1933. First edition. Inscribed by the author. Octavo. 307, [1, blank], [6, ads], [4, blanks] pages. Publisher's black cloth, spine and front lettered in pink; fore-edge untrimmed; original illustrated dust jacket with wraparound promotional band. Mild shelf wear and dust-soiling at extremities; hint of pale smudging to boards; slight loss to lettering. Endpapers and text block softly tanned; some brown spot-staining at front free endpaper; top edge dust-soiled. Jacket rubbed and edge-worn; band rubbed, with two-inch tear extending up from foot of spine panel. Very good.
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