The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

July 17, 2017

July 17, 1889



The




Case




of the




Caretaker's




CAT.



That's right, today is the birthday of Erle Stanley Gardner (July 17, 1889 to March 11, 1970) and our cake is some cover shots from this book first published in 1935.




Here is a 1943 edition.





1962





1970




1985







and the first edition cover, 1934

The Case of The Caretaker's Cat: Gardner, Erle Stanley

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