Uncorrected proof of The Case of the Smoking Chimney by Erle Stanley Gardner.
Octavo, 250pp. Paperback. Top edge dyed red. Some wear to hinges and gutters, notable shelf wear. In the publisher’s sample dust wrapper, $2.00 retail price on front flap, wear to edges, small hole to front panel, creasing and lifting to spine. Dust jacket is affixed to spine. Stamp on front free endpaper reads “Publication Date Jan – 6 – 1942 / Price $2.00.”