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[NAPIER, Elma.] Elizabeth Garner.

Duet in Discord.

Published: London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1936

Stock code: 91908

Price: £375

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First edition, first impression. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: “For Dennis Wheatley, with affection & deep gratitude, Elizabeth Garner. But love from Elma Napier” and with the bookplate of the prolific author Dennis Wheatley (1897-1977) on the front pastedown. Written under her pseudonym Elizabeth Garner, this is Elma Napier’s first novel, set in her Caribbean house, Pointe Baptiste, on the north coast of Dominica.

Octavo. Original grey cloth, spine lettered in red. With the dust jacket. Contents toned; an excellent copy, in the jacket that has a partially faded and darkened spine, nicked extremities, and a short closed tear to head of front panel.

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