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ORCZY, Baroness Emmuska.

Rare books by Baroness Orczy, including first editions and signed first editions of the Scarlet Pimpernel novels.

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  1. The Old Man in the Corner.

    The Old Man in the Corner.

    Illustrated by H. M. Brock.
    First edition, first impression and a beautiful copy. Thirty-five of the earliest detective stories featuring "The Old Man in the Corner", who solves mysteries from the comfort of a London tea-room. Described by Ellery Queen as "an important book" (Queen, The Detective Short Story, p. 83). Learn More
    £975

    Date of Publication: 1909

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 88611

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  2. The Man in the Corner.

    The Man in the Corner.

    Illustrated by H. M. Brock.
    First US edition, first printing. Featuring 35 early detective stories, it includes "The Old Man in the Corner", an unnamed armchair detective who solves mysteries from the comfort of a London tea-room. Described by Ellery Queen as "an important book", it was first published in the UK earlier the same year as The Old Man in the Corner. Learn More
    £3,250

    Date of Publication: 1909

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 108142

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  3. Lady Molly of Scotland Yard.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard.

    With sixteen full-page illustrations by Cyrus Cuneo.
    First edition, first impression of the adventures of one of the first female protagonists in the detective genre. Learn More
    £500

    Date of Publication: 1910

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 80049

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  4. A True Woman.
    signed

    A True Woman.

    First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To Amy de Jongh with my very dear love, Emmuska Orczy". Learn More
    £250

    Date of Publication: 1911

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 70400

    Signed: Yes

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  5. A True Woman.
    signed

    A True Woman.

    First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title: "To Ernest R. Wood, with kindest regards, and in true friendship from Emmuska Orczy." Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1911

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 99742

    Signed: Yes

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  6. Leatherface: A Tale of Old Flanders.

    Leatherface: A Tale of Old Flanders.

    First edition, first impression, in a later dust jacket supplied from another copy. Learn More
    £150

    Date of Publication: 1916

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 70405

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  7. Castles in the Air. Being the Adventures of M. Hector Ratichon.

    Castles in the Air. Being the Adventures of M. Hector Ratichon.

    First edition, first impression. A collection of non-Pimpernel tales set in Revolutionary France. Rare in the dust jacket. Learn More
    £1,000

    Date of Publication: 1921

    Published:

    Stock Code: 42631

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  8. Castles in the Air. Being the Adventures of M. Hector Ratichon.
    signed

    Castles in the Air. Being the Adventures of M. Hector Ratichon.

    First edition, first impression of this collection of short stories set during the French Revolution. Inscribed by the author on the half-title, "To William & Ada de Jongh, with my dearest love, Emmuska Orczy". Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1921

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 77329

    Signed: Yes

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  9. The Uncrowned King.

    The Uncrowned King.

    A True Romance of the ’60’s [sic] now first put on record.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1935

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 52028

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  10. The Divine Folly.

    The Divine Folly.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £375

    Date of Publication: 1937

    Published:

    Stock Code: 52026

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