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BURKE, Thomas.

BURKE, Thomas.

First editions and rare books by Thomas Burke.

Despite a long list of works, recognition of Burke largely concernsLimehouse Nights,his second book of London stories. Published in 1917, Burke’s gritty tales of London’s Chinatown underbelly caused immediate controversy. The book was initially banned by circulating libraries, on grounds of general immorality including relationships between Asian men and white women.

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  1. Twinkletoes A Tale of Chinatown.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £100

    Stock Code: 46433

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  2. Whispering Windows: Tales of The Waterside.
    First edition, first impression. This is the author's copy with his bookplate to the front pastedown. Later issued as More Limehouse Nights. Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 46434

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  3. 63470
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 63470

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  4. 46147
    First edition, first impression. Rare in dust jacket. Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 46147

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