William Morrow & Company, 1940. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #1403212
First edition, 1940 stated on title and copyright page. Inscribed and dated on the front free end paper by Gardner to his wife, Natalie, seven years after they separated. Book near fine, front lower corner slightly bumped, white spot on rear cover. Dust jacket very good, some wear at front corners and spine ends. Flap price $2.00. Housed in a custom-made slipcase. Comes with a certificate of authenticity, issued by Gardner's grandson, Alan Gardner McKittrick.