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  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 1947

£80.00

An insurance claim after a traffic accident alerts Perry Mason to the possibility of double-dealing concerning a parcel of land. He negotiates a very large settlement for his client, but then a wealthy businessman is found dead on his yacht and Perry is asked to defend against a charge of murder the man who paid the money to settle the insurance claim.

Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition, with slight lean to spine and some wear to spine and corners. Corners are slightly turned in, and there is a small watermark to the front cover. In a good unclipped dust jacket with chipping and wear to corners, spine and edges and folds.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

Erle Stanley Gardner

Erle Stanley Gardner was an American lawyer and author. He is best known for the Perry Mason series of detective stories, but he wrote numerous other novels and shorter pieces and also a series of nonfiction books, mostly narrations of his travels through Baja California and other regions in Mexico.

The best-selling American author of the 20th century at the time of his death, Gardner also published under numerous pseudonyms, including A.A. Fair, Kyle Corning, Charles M. Green, Carleton Kendrake, Charles J. Kenny, Les Hillary and Robert Parr.

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Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition, with slight lean to spine and some wear to spine and corners. Corners are slightly turned in, and there is a small watermark to the front cover. In a good unclipped dust jacket with chipping and wear to corners, spine and edges and folds.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.