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    Robert van Gulik. Pair of Two Early Judge Dee Books. [Kuala Lumpur]: Art Printing Works, 1961. Including one true first edition. The Lacquer Screen signed. The Red Pavilion. A Chinese Detective Story. [Kuala Lumpur]: Art Printing Works, 1961. True first edition, proceeding the UK edition by three years (Heineman, 1964). Octavo. 200 pages. Illustrated endpapers and with six plates by the author. Publisher's illustrated black paper wrappers printed in white and red. Minor edgewear. Internally clean. Near fine.

    [Together with]: The Lacquer Screen. A Chinese Detective Story. [Kuala Lumpur]: Art Printing Works, 1962. First edition in English, preceding the first UK edition by two years (Heinemann, 1964). Envelope signed by the author mounted to front free endpaper recto. Octavo. 185 pages. Illustrated endpapers and with ten plates by the author. Publisher's illustrated red paper wrappers printed in white. Minor edgewear. Ink ownership to front free endpaper, "Summer" illustration on front free endpaper obscured by mounted envelope. Internally clean. Near fine.


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