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A Gay Adventurer: an account of the life - Blakeney, John (John Montagu Orczy Ba - 1935. 
John Long, London 1935 - The book is firmly and squarely bound in maroon boards, lettered in gilt to the spine, the corners and spine ends are slightly bumped and rubbed and there is minor water damage towards the bottom corners of the front and rear boards. The text block is slightly toned with minor foxing, it is free from inscriptions. The dust jacket is the original and correctly priced at 7/6 to the spine, it is slightly toned and rubbed, with a few minor nicks and closed tears to the edges. A biography of The Scarlet Pimpernel, Written by Orczy's son under his pen name, with an introduction by Baroness Orczy, in which she queries whether or not Peter Blakeney is in fact a descendent of Sir Percy. It is a rarity as a first edition, particularly in the dust jacket and a must have for all Scarlet Pimpernel collectors. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: J and M Books Limited]
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