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The Mystic Masseur

by NAIPAUL V S

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's toffee-brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. The merest hint of foxing to the top edge otherwise a lovely, bright fine copy in like D/W with no fading to the spine as so often encountered and with no foxing to the back panel. No rubbing, wear, tears or pieces missing. The D/W is NOT price-clipped. A particularly attractive example. First book. Shows particularly well. Certainly the best copy that we have encountered. The Mystic Masseur (1957) won the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1958 and was adapted as a film with a screenplay by Caryl Phillips in 2001. A satirical novel of Trinidadian Society. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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The Mystic Masseur

by NAIPAUL V S

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's toffee-brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spine. Foxing to the edges of both the front and rear paste-downs and the top edge otherwise a lovely, bright near fine copy in like D/W with the spine partially faded to dark green and with some foxing to the back panel. No rubbing, wear, tears or pieces missing. An attractive example. First book. Shows well.
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In a Free State

by NAIPAUL V S

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1971. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's brown cloth, gilt titles to spine. A near fine (or better) copy in like D/W. A lovely copy. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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DEAD MAN LEADING

by PRITCHETT V S

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. The usual slight flaking to the green embossment to the spine otherwise very good indeed in a stunning fine price-clipped D/W. The best example of this scarce D/W that we have encountered and a lovely example thereof with absolutely none of the usual darkening to the spine. Uncommon.
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Secrets for Sale

by Vahey, John Haslette [Loder, Vernon]

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London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1935. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's dark pink cloth lettered in black to the spine. A former owner's neat name and address details to the front and rear pastedowns otherwise a solid VG copy with bright and clean boards. The VG dustwrapper is priced 7s 6d net to the inside flap (as called for) and is slightly toned with some small nicks and chips. Golden age detective fiction title by John George Haslette Vahey a prolific writer who wrote under various pseudonyms, most famously perhaps ‘Vernon Loder’ and 'Henrietta Clandon'. Scarce title, particularly in the striking dustwrapper. "A lot of action, a little propaganda and everybody gets their dues, it’s an old fashioned thriller, good enough to read (Good Reads)". !Photographs/scans available upon request.
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The Wire in the Blood

by McDERMID VAL

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London: Scorpion Press, 1997. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (Blakeney, Gloucestershire: Scorpion Press 1997). # 16 of a Limited Edition of 85 numbered copies in a special binding and Signed by the Author. A fine copy quarter bound in dark grey leather (pale green top edge) with marbled boards, in a fine clear acetate D/W. With an appreciation of the author by Carol O'Connell. Signed by the Author on the limitation page. A lovely production.
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The Retribution
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The Retribution

by McDERMID VAL

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ISBN 13
9781408703199
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140870319x
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London: Little Brown, 2011. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. SIGNED COPY. Publisher's black boards with silver spine lettering. Dark green end-papers. A very fine copy in like D/W. Signed by the Author on the title page. ISBN: 978-1-4087-0319-9. Inexplicably uncommon signed (and in nice condition). Photographs/scans available upon request.
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Fever of the Bone
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Fever of the Bone

by McDERMID VAL

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ISBN 13
9781408701980
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1408701987
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London: Little Brown, 2009. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. Signed by Author. First UK Edition. SIGNED COPY. Publisher's black boards with silver spine lettering. Red end-papers. A very fine copy in like D/W. Signed by the Author on the title page. ISBN: 978-1-4087-0198-0. Inexplicably uncommon signed (and in nice condition). Photographs/scans available upon request.
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Mr. Treadgold Cuts In

by WILLIAMS VALENTINE

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's blue boards with black lettering. A fine copy in like D/W. The D/W is priced 3/6 net to the front panel (as called for). Short stories. A lovely copy. Great period cover art. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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The Curiosity of Mr. Treadgold

by WILLIAMS VALENTINE

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New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company 1937). First Us Edition. Publisher's salmon-pink (almost orange) boards with black lettering to the front board and spine). A couple of old prices rubbed out from the front free end-paper otherwise VG indeed in like D/W with mild creasing to the extremities and with minor chipping, creasing and wear to the spine ends and to the bottom left hand corner of the front panel. Great period D/W artwork in black, green and yellow by Milton R Bellin. Uncommon (especially in D/W). Photographs/scans available upon request.
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Skeleton out of the Cupboard

by WILLIAMS VALENTINE

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's maroon cloth with white lettering to the front board and spine. A near fine copy in like D/W priced 8/6 net to the inside flap (as called for). A very nice copy indeed. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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Dead Man Manor

by WILLIAMS VALENTINE

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New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1936. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company 1936). First US Edition. Publisher's pink boards with black lettering to the front board and spine. Minor foxing to the end-papers otherwise a near fine copy in like D/W with a touch of fraying to the head and tail of the spine but with no repairs to the D/W whatsoever. A totally honest copy. Murder and Other Mysterious Happenings at Dead Man Manor in the Province of Quebec. Features Horace B Treadgold, criminologist and philatelist. Valentine Williams at His Best (New York Times). Photographs/scans available upon request.
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Fertility and Sterility in Marriage - Their Voluntary Promotion and Limitation

by Van De Velde, Theodoor H

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London: Heinemann, 1934. (London: William Heinemann 1934). Second Impression (First Published in 1931). Translated by F W Stella Browne. Publisher's dark blue cloth with blind-stamped borders and lettering to cover and gilt lettering to the spine. 448 pages + 20 black & white plates to the rear. Famous Dutch gynaecologist and physician's work on marital problems. Covers a number of illuminating subjects including "Abruptio copulae ante seminatione" and "coitus interruptus". Detailed notes laid in (written by a former reader not by this cataloguer I hasten to add) of the salient points in Chapter 1. A VG copy (no D/W). Photographs/scans available upon request.
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Necklace and Calabash

by Van Gulik, Robert

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London: Heinemann, 1967. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's red boards with gilt lettering to the spine. A fine copy in a slightly rubbed near fine dustwrapper with the original price of 21s net to the inside flap (as called for). A much nicer copy than normally seen. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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The Chinese Maze Murders - A Chinese detective story suggested by three original ancient Chinese Plots

by Van Gulik, Robert

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1956. First Edition. (The Hague and Bandung: W. Van Hoeve Ltd 1956). First Edition. Publisher's black boards with red lettering to the spine and front board. Map-style end-papers. A fine copy (a tiny Amsterdam bookseller's ticket to the front pastedown) in like dustwrapper with NO TONING TO THE SPINE. With the very scarce promotional black wrap-around band with the quotation from AGATHA CHRISTIE: "I enjoyed the book immensely. The whole thing has great charm and freshness and I hope it will have great success". The band is in fine condition other than being a bit foxed to its rear portion (adjacent to the back panel). Thie "true" first edition of this second Judge Dee mystery. A sublime copy. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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The Given Day

by Van Gulik, Robert

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1964. First Edition. First Edition. Publisher's plain soft covers printed in red and blue. An exceptionally clean and bright un-marked copy prevented only from being fine on account of strips of glue residue from when the book was bound in the early 1960's. Appears to be unread. Scarce in this lovely condition. No inscriptions. No foxing. The "true" first edition in English. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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Judge Dee at Work

by Van Gulik, Robert

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London: Heinemann, 1967. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's black boards with gilt lettering to the spine. A fine copy in a slightly rubbed near fine dustwrapper with the original price of 21s net to the inside flap (as called for). Attached to the front free end-paper is a 26-line typed explanation from the Author as to how he came to write the Judge Dee mysteries in1949 with Dee Goong An "to prove to Oriental readers how rich their own ancient crime literature is in its source-material for modern detective stories". A much nicer copy than normally seen and scarce with these attributes. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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The Red Pavilion

by Van Gulik, Robert

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London: Heinemann, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's blue boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Tape residue (from an old dustwrapper protector) to the corners of both the front and rear free end-papers otherwise a VG+ copy in a fine un-faded dustwrapper with NO FADING to the fugitive red spine. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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The Willow Pattern

by Van Gulik, Robert

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London: Heinemann, 1965. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. First UK Edition. Publisher's purple boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Tape residue (from an old dustwrapper protector) to the corners of both the front and rear free end-papers otherwise a VG+ copy in a VG dustwrapper partially faded to the spine. Photographs/scans available upon request
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Sexual Life in Ancient China - A preliminary survey of Chinese sex and society from ca. 1500 B.C. till 1644 A.D.

by Van Gulik, R. H.

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1961. First Edition. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket. (Leiden: E J Brill 1961). First Edition. Publisher's green boards with gilt lettering to the spine and gilt motif to the front board. A fine copy in like dustwrapper. An uncommon book especially in such nice condition. Photographs/scans available upon request.
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