New York, William Morrow, 1939. First edition with no additional printings listed. Corners bumped. DJ shows small open tears, with slight creasing and chipping. INSCRIBED by Gardner to one of his secretaries: 'To/Noni/who wrote it/from the guy/who only had/to talk it/Yours/Erle Stanley Gardner. Is black sheep millionaire Alden Leeds being targeted by gold diggers and hangers-on? $3000.00.