New Year's Eve in Lan-Fang.
A Judge Dee Story.Beirut, Imprimerie Catholique, 1958 Stock Code: 100038
NotesFirst edition, first impression, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Met al onze beste wensen voor 1959! Robert en Francis Beyruth, Dec. '58" ("With all our best wishes for 1959!"). This is one of just 200 copies printed for the author and privately distributed as a Christmas gift to his friends. Laid-in is a photograph of van Gulik in his diplomat's uniform.
Octavo, pp. 32. Cream wrappers, front wrapper printed in brown.
Frontispiece in black and white, decorations in red.
Wrappers a little creased, occasional light foxing to contents; an excellent copy.
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