First edition. Limited to 350 copies each of which is signed and numbered by the author. This is copy 173. Fine in dust jacket. Janwillem van de Wetering, whose life and career has parallels with that of Dr. Van Gulik, in this volume examines both van Gulik's life and work and the development of his metaphysical and scholarly philosophies. Drawing on research, interviews and correspondence with those who knew van Gulik, van de Wetering has fashioned a lively appreciation of one of the most unusual mystery writers of the 20th century. Important book on Van Gulik.
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