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Catalogue of crime fiction by Sax Rohmer

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209433
"Sax Rohmer" (Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward)
The Bat Flies Low In the Book of Thoth, and behind the golden curtain, lay one of Egypt's most dangerous secrets.
Caxton House Inc., New York NY, 1939.
Reprint: octavo; hardcover, full cloth with spine titles and decorations on a red label; 314pp., top edges dyed red. Moderate wear; slightly shaken; spine extremities softened; marks and rubbing to the boards with some light bumping text block and page edges embrowned; previous owner's inked inscription to the flyleaf; offset to the endpapers. Dustwrapper well rubbed and edgeworn with some small tears to the edges; mild chipping to the flap-turns and spine panel extremities; hinges scraped; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$120
209428
"Sax Rohmer" (Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward)
The Golden Scorpion
Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1936.
Thirteenth edition: octavo; hardcover; 250pp. Moderate wear; somewhat rolled; spine extremities softened and pulled; corners bumped and edges scraped; text block and page edges toned with some spotting and top edge dusted; offset to the endpapers and spotting to the preliminaries; previous owner's ink inscription to the flyleaf. Dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn; spine panel heavily sunned; chipping with some minor tears and associated creasing to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; some crude tape repairs; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$80
209434
"Sax Rohmer" (Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward)
Grey Face
Cassell & Co. Ltd. Cheap Editions, Sydney NSW, 1932.
Reprint: octavo; hardcover, full cloth with gilt spine and upper board titles on black labels and gilt decorated upper board; 316pp. Moderate wear; shaken; spine extremities softened; marks and rubbing to the boards; gilt tarnished; text block and page edges embrowned and top edge dusted; previous owner's pencilled inscription to the flyleaf; offset to the endpapers. Dustwrapper well rubbed and edgeworn with some small tears to the edges; mild chipping to the flap-turns and spine panel extremities; some larger chips to both flap-turns with slight loss of text; hinges lightly scraped; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$40
209431
"Sax Rohmer" (Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward)
The Mystery of Dr Fu-Manchu
Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1932.
Eighteenth edition: octavo; hardcover; 256pp. Moderate wear; rolled; spine extremities softened; text block edges toned with some spots and top edge dusted; minor offset to the endpapers; previous owner's ink inscription and stamp to the front pastedown; previous owner's ink stamp to the title page; some light scattered foxing throughout. Dustwrapper well rubbed and edgeworn with some small tears to the edges; retailer's bookplate to the heel of the spine panel; mild chipping to the flap-turns and spine panel extremities; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$130
209427
"Sax Rohmer" (Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward)
The Shadow of Fu Manchu
Herbert Jenkins Ltd., London, 1949.
Third impression: octavo; hardcover; 252pp. Moderate wear; spine heel mildly softened; text block edges well spotted and top edge dusted; spotting to the preliminaries; previous owner's ink inscription to the flyleaf. Dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn; chipping with some minor tears and associated creasing to the spine panel extremities and flap-turns; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$60
209429
"Sax Rohmer" (Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward)
The Si-Fan Mysteries Being a new phase in the Activities of Fu-Manchu, The Devil Doctor
Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, 1956.
Sixteenth edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine titles; 210pp. Moderate wear; somewhat rolled; a slight bump to the spine heel; some minor marks to the upper board; text block top edge mildly spotted; minor offset to the endpapers; retailer's bookplate to the front pastedown; previous owner's ink inscription (elided) to the flyleaf. Dustwrapper well rubbed and edgeworn with some crude tape repairs along the lower edges; mild chipping to the flap-turns; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Good to very good. US title - "The Hand of Fu Manchu"
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$60
94723
"Sax Rohmer" (Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward)
The Sins of Sumuru
Herbert Jenkins Ltd., London, 1950.
First edition: octavo; hardcover, with upper board titles and lower board and spine decorations; 224pp. Mild wear; slightly rolled spine extremities softened and top joint cracked; mild offset to the endpapers; text block edges lightly toned with some spots. Price-clipped dustwrapper is rubbed and edgeworn with some light chipping; a mild surface tear to the front panel; now professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film and white paper backing. Very good. Also known as "Nude in Mink", the US title which Ward battled fruitlessly to suppress.
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$100
209432
"Sax Rohmer" (Arthur Henry "Sarsfield" Ward)
Tales of East and West Thirteen little masterpieces of death and fear and terror.
A.L. Burt Co. Publishers, New York NY, 1933.
Fifth US edition: octavo; hardcover, full cloth with illustrated upper board; 345pp., top edges dyed yellow, with some monochrome illustrations. Moderate wear; shaken; spine extremities softened; text block edges and pages toned; previous owner's inked initials to the text block top edge; mild offset and old tape stains to the endpapers; previous owners' inked inscriptions to the flyleaf; previous owner's inked marginal notations to the verso of the half-title page and the contents page. Dustwrapper well rubbed and edgeworn with some small tears to the edges; crude tape repairs to the hinges, spine panel extremities and flap-turns; mild chipping to the flap-turns and spine panel extremities; now backed by archival-quality white paper and professionally protected by superior non-adhesive polypropylene film. Very good.
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$80