The Case of the Bigamous Spouse
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Place: New York
221+[2 ad] pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 1/2") issued in red with black lettering to spine and cover. First edition.
Erle Stanley Gardner was born 17 July 1889 in Malden, Massachusetts. While working as a lawyer in Ventura, California, he began writing mystery stories. In all, he wrote 146 books, including 85 Perry Mason mysteries. The Mystery Writers of America awarded him the title Grand Master in 1962. He died 11 March 1970, at his ranch near Temecula, California. The Case of the Horrified Heirs is the 74th Perry Mason Mystery.
Corners bumped, previous owner's bookplate removed from front paste down and end paper, spine ends rubbed, old book sellers stamp to title. jacket corners chipped, spine ends chipped and rubbed, edge wear with some small closed tears with creases, 1" x 1/2" chipped at back head hinge, spine with tear and tape reinforced else a very good copy in a good to very good jacket.
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