New York: Alfred A. Knopf / Borzoi Book, 1999. First Edition. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author, tall 8vo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2"), black quarter cloth with gold lettering over red boards, acrival "mylar"-protected lettered red-black dust jacket (unclipped) designed by Chipp Kidd, 371 pages +  Acknowledgements +  A Note About the Author / A Note on the Type. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #4159
Richard North Patterson (born 1947) is a brilliant American fiction writer, attorney and political commentator. DARK LADY is the nickname given by the legal community in a Midwestern city to a successful and driven female Assistant County Prosecutor. She is involved in trying to negotiate her way through crime-ridden and politically dangerous situations.
SIGNED & in SUPERIOR CONDITION internally & externally! Light rubbing to dust jacket. Small remainder dot atop pages.