The Mysterious Bookshop

Erle Stanley Gardner - The Case of the Substitute Face

New York, William Morrow, 1939.  First edition with no additional printings listed.  Black boards with green titling.  Small bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper. DJ shows wear to extremities and chipping to spine ends.  A foul mouthed parrot found near the body of a reclusive millionaire holds the key to the murder.  $1250.00.


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