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GARDNER, Erle Stanley.

The Case of the Perjured Parrot.

Published: New York: William Morrow and Company, 1939

Stock code: 106911

Price: £875

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First edition, first printing. “This early Perry Mason is uncommonly full of detection, and the games played in it with parrots do not detract from plausibility. Denouement not huddled – all in all, a model in his special genre” (Barzun & Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime).

Octavo. Original black cloth, spine and front cover lettered in green and black (on a green ground), pale green top edge, others untrimmed. With the dust jacket. Very slight nicks at extremities of spine. An excellent copy.

Bibliography: Hubin p. 158.

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