"she was a stunning brunette, in a frightful hurry, and obviously keyed to a high pitch": First edition of the case of the ice-cold hands; inscribed by erle stanley gardner to his secretary

  • The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands.

The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands.


Item Number: 36054

New York: William and Morrow Company, 1959.

First edition of the 68th novel in the Perry Mason Mystery series. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Erle Stanley Gardner with a full page inscription to his secretary on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Fine in a very good dust jacket with some light rubbing and wear.



Composed of over 80 novels and short stories, The Perry Mason series details the intriguing cases of  no-nonsense criminal defense lawyer, Perry Mason. The series ranks third in the top ten best-selling book series and has been adapted for several motion pictures and long-running radio series. The Case of the Ice-Cold Hands leads Perry Mason to an interesting murder trial featuring an embezzler who gambles on the ponies and wins and a mysterious cooler of trout packed in dry ice.

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