THE PHANTOM OF THE TEMPLE. Robert Van Gulik.

THE PHANTOM OF THE TEMPLE...

[London, Melbourne, Toronto... William Heinemann Ltd, 1966]. Octavo, boards. First edition. A Judge Dee mystery. "The Judge Dee stories are certainly the finest ethnographic detective novels in English. The have been widely acclaimed for their originality, skillful plotting and characterizations. They are also fascinating for the vivid pictures they give of Chinese life..." Pederson (ed.): St. James Guide to Crime and Mystery Writers (4th ed.), pp. 1009-1010. "...they are...superb historical set pieces, offering graphic portraits of daily life in medieval China." Pronzini & Muller, 1001 Midnights: The Aficionado's Guide to Mystery and Detective Fiction, pp. 808-809. A nearly fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with some mild edge rubbing. (14218). Item #14218

Price: $300.00

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