First edition. Author's first book. Signed by the author (Hi Otto!) and Chinese letters stamped in red ink by the author on the title page. As new, unread copy in dust jacket. From the library of Otto Penzler of The Mysterious Bookshop. Introduces Bill Smith and Lydia Chin. When the Chinatown Museum is robbed of a set of rare antique porcelains, Lydia is hired to recover the stolen goods. Lydia's investigation uncovers a connection between the underworld of Chinese gangs and the black market in stolen art ... She discovers an antiques-laundering business that crosses all socioeconomic classes. An exceptional copy.
Inventory Number: 44201