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Author: GULIK, R. [H.] VAN [1910-1967], Title: The Chinese Maze Murders. A Chinese detective story suggested by three original ancient Chinese plots. FIRST (Europ.) EDN.
Description: The Hague and Bandung, Van Hoeveve, 1956. Small stout 8°. cloth with covertitle and title on spine in bold red coloured type, dustjacket. (xiii), 322pp. Plan on first endpaper with legenda, 19 plates after drawings by author in Chinese style woodcuts, list of dramatis personae. list of plates, postscript, chinese sources, table of contents. Chinese crime stury with as main character Judge Dee [dutch: Rechter Tie] and his assistants, fighting crime in ancient China, which includes an extensive introduction about Judge Dee by author, a famous dutch sinologue and diplomat. Good copy. WITH DUSTJACKET, rarely found present.
Keywords: crimefiction detective chinese china judge dee rechter tie culture heritage asia novel vangulik sinology history literature story misdaad murder mazemurders
Price: EUR 95.00 = appr. US$ 103.25 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55044