London, New York, Toronto, Sydney & Auckland: Bantam Press, 1989, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page without provenance.
From the cover: On a mild, late autumn afternoon in 1882, William Trenchard sits smoking his pipe in the garden of his comfortable family home in St Johns Wood. When the creak of the garden gate heralds the arrival of an unexpected stranger, he is puzzled but not alarmed. He cannot yet know the destruction this man will wreak on all he holds most dear.
The stranger announces himself as James Norton, but claims he is in reality Sir J…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 446 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Fiction Author: G catalogue?