The Case of the Cautious Coquette by Erle Stanley Gardner 1st / 1st 1949
A first edition and first print published by William Morrow & Company in New York 1949. This copy is near fine. The wrapper has been price clipped and clipped at all the corners. There is wear along the edges and a few small chips and tears to the corners. There is light foxing and browning on the wrapper, pages and text block. The pages are clean without any previous owners ink. Overall, this copy is in a near fine condition.
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.