Robert van Gulik His Life His Work

Janwillem van de
Wetering

$150

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Wetering
Janwillem van de
Robert van Gulik His Life His Work
Numerous illustrations and facsimiles
12mo
[Miami Beach]
Dennis McMillan
1987
First edition, one of 350 copies, signed by the author
Original red cloth, spine title gilt, gilt dragon motifs on endpapers. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket by Joe Servello after van Gulik
310759
$150

Biography of the Dutch diplomat, orientalist, and novelist Robert Hans van Gulik (1910-1967), renowned in scholarly circles for his sinological works and internationally as the author of the seventeen detective novels featuring Judge Dee.
“Rich and complex despite its brevity, Robert van Gulik: His Life, His Work is an exemplary biography” (Washington Post Book World).
Janwillem van de Wetering is author of three memoirs of his experiences in American and Japanese Zen communities and a series of mystery novels featuring a trio of Amsterdam cops