The D.A. Takes a Chance by Erle Stanley Gardner 1st / 1st 1948
A first edition and first print published by William Morrow & Company in New York 1948. This copy is near fine. The wrapper has not been price clipped. There is wear along the edges with a few small chips and tears. There is a rip on the back of the wrapper. The text block has light foxing. There is browning to the pages and the text block. The pages are clean and there is no previous owners ink. Overall, this copy is in a near fine condition.
Erle Stanley Gardner was an American lawyer and author of detective stories who also published under the pseudonyms A.A. Fair, Kyle Corning, Charles M. Green, Carleton Kendrake, Charles J. Kenny, Les Tillray, and Robert Parr.