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The Raj Quartet. Complete in four parts comprising The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence and A Division of the Spoils.
Heinemann, London 1966-75, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, 1st EditionA first edition set of Scott's celebrated sequence of novels exploring the British presence in South Asia. Individual volume descriptions as follows: 'The Jewel in the Crown', 1966. First edition. 8vo. 450pp. Bump to the head of spine, some browning to the half-title and edges and just a tiny touch of spotting to front endpaper. Quite a nice crisp copy in dust wrapper, correspondingly chafed and torn at head of spine panel, with some restoration and internal reinforcement and just a fraction of loss to tips of two corners. 'The Day of the Scorpion', 1968. First edition. 8vo. 483pp. Boards very lightly marked and with just a trace of light partial browning to front endpaper. Very good indeed in very good dust wrapper, just fractionally worn at one or two extremities. 'The Towers of Silence', 1971. First edition. 8vo. 392pp. Boards fractionally marked and rubbed at one or two extremities. Very good indeed in very good price-clipped dust wrapper marred only by two tiny snags and a superficial crease to the spine panel. Neat former owner gift inscription inked to half-title. 'A Division of the Spoils', 1975. First edition. 8vo. 597pp. Board lightly chafed at several extremities. A very good copy in very good price-clipped dust wrapper, lightly faded at spine panel and with just a touch of chafing to several extremities. Neat former owner gift inscription inked to half-title. Overall a very good set in very good dust wrappers.
      [Bookseller: Clearwater Books]
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