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Jade Woman. A Lovejoy narrative by  Jonathan Gash - First Edition - 1988 - from MW Books Ltd. (SKU: 227242)

Jade Woman. A Lovejoy narrative

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Jade Woman. A Lovejoy narrative

by Gash, Jonathan

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  • First
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Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especial
ISBN 10
0002321637
ISBN 13
9780002321631
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London : Collins, 1988. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered.. Physical description: 240 p. Summary: In this book circumstances beyond his control take Lovejoy to Hong Kong. There he is involved in murder, in giving pleasure profitably to wealthy ladies, in organized crime, in faking antiques and even in faking the fakes - all in the Lovejoy style. Along the way, there are discourses on jade, lead in paint, calligraphy, Anglo-Saxon bird-and-beast brooches, Xian warriors. Unabashedly amoral, witty, and crammed with treasures of every sort: historical asides, antique folderol, cultural nuances. Pure, unadulterated Lovejoy. Subject: Fiction in English - 1945 - Crime & mystery - FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General. FICTION / Crime. Other names: Crime Club. Genre: Fiction.

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Bookseller
MW Books Ltd. IE (IE)
Bookseller Inventory #
227242
Title
Jade Woman. A Lovejoy narrative
Author
Gash, Jonathan
Book condition
Used - Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dust wrapper. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especial
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0002321637
ISBN 13
9780002321631
Publisher
London : Collins
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1988

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MW Books is an academic and antiquarian bookshop with a large stock in core areas such as Early Travel & Exploration, Nineteenth Century Literature, Early Political Economy, Labour and Social History, and Asian and Colonial History. Please don't hesitate to contact us with your questions or comments regarding any item listed.

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