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The Urgent Hangman - Inscribed to Dennis Wheatley - Peter Cheyney

1938 - Collins, London - First Edition
Dennis Wheatley’s copy, inscribed by Peter Cheyney ‘To my good friend Dennis’ and dated ‘14. 6. 38’. With Wheatley’s illustrated bookplate.

A near fine copy of the first ‘Slim Callaghan’ novel, in fine and thus rare dust jacket.

Cheyney’s action-filled and action filled plots ran counter to the comfortable murder mysteries of the time, and Slim Callaghan was, like his American hard-boiled cousins, cynical tough and marginally mannered.
 
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Don’t Get Me Wrong - Inscribed to Dennis Wheatley - Peter Cheyney

1939 - Collins, London - First Edition
First edition of Peter Cheyney’s fifth Lemmy Caution novel. In fine and thus scarce dust jacket.

From the library of Cheyney’s friend and fellow author Dennis Wheatley with his wonderfully illustrated bookplate, and inscribed on the title page ‘
ToTo Dennis, from Peter Cheyney.’ On the back flap of the dust jacket is a review from Wheatley “Peter Cheyney is now becoming a definite menace to all other thriller writers; for who will read any other thriller writer but Cheyney if they can get a chance?”

Wheatley described Cheyney as ‘
the greatest liar unhung but a magnificent story teller’. 
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Price HK$ 9,000



They Found Atlantis - Inscribed - Dennis Wheatley

1936 - Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), London - Third impression
A nice example of the first book in the ‘Lost World’ series, inscribed ‘For Edmund Pike, With every good wish from Dennis Wheatley, April 15th 36’

‘The documentation of the legend of Atlantis, the detail of the underwater explorations and the grotesquerie of fabulous deep-sea monsters, hostile to human invaders, make this book worth reading.’ – Beatrice Sherman, The New York Times.

‘Dennis Wheatley has conceived one of the most amazing tales since the days of Jules Verne and Wells... boredom vanishes with the wave of Wheatley's magic pen.’ – Los Angeles Times.
 
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Price HK$ 1,400