This book weighs 1 KG when packed. Signed by Wheatley to the title page, with the inscription'For Michael Weeks, with all kind thought from his friend Dennis'.In the publisher's original illustrated dust wrapper, price unclipped. The penultimate book in Wheatley's'Roger Brook' series, about a Napoleonic era secret agent.
In this thrilling occult novel, set in the early nineteenth century, a sensuous Irish witch seeks to revive the Hell Fire Club. She ensnares Brook's lovely daughter, Susan, who is being led towards the alter of a ruined castle, where, on Walpurgis night, she will be ritually sacrificed in a Black Mass. In the publisher's original cloth binding, with price unclipped dust wrapper. A touch of sunning to dust wrapper back strip, with rubbing to back strip head and tail, resulting in small losses. Small closed tear to tail of front wrap.
Overall Condition: Fine Near Fine. Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear. Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy. Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones.
Often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy. Some more serious faults as will. Be described in the condition report under'condition. Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair.As with good only above but with other faults. Leaving a compromised copy even after repair.
Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them.
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