History of a Pleasure Seeker - SIGNED COPY

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Signed first edition, number string 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Signed by author on title page. decorative cloth boards with pale blue spine, no d/w (assumed to be as issued). Fine condition. 'The adventures of adolescence had taught Piet Barol that he was extremely attractive to most women and to many men. He was old enough to be pragmatic about this advantage...' It is 1907. The belle epoque is in full swing. Piet Barol has escaped the drabness of the provinces for the grandest mansion in Amsterdam. As tutor to the son of Europe's wealthiest hotelier, he learns the intimate secrets of this glittering family - and changes it forever. With nothing but his exquisite looks and wit to rely on, he is determined to make a fortune of his own. But in the heady exhilaration of this new world, amid delights and temptations he has only dreamed of, Piet discovers that some of the liaisons he has cultivated are dangerous indeed."

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Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Mason, Richard
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
9x6"
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297861050
ISBN-13:
9780297861058
Number of pages:
283
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson

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Signed first edition, number string 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. Signed by author on title page. decorative cloth boards with pale blue spine, no d/w (assumed to be as issued). Fine condition. 'The adventures of adolescence had taught Piet Barol that he was extremely attractive to most women and to many men. He was old enough to be pragmatic about this advantage...' It is 1907. The belle epoque is in full swing. Piet Barol has escaped the drabness of the provinces for the grandest mansion in Amsterdam. As tutor to the son of Europe's wealthiest hotelier, he learns the intimate secrets of this glittering family - and changes it forever. With nothing but his exquisite looks and wit to rely on, he is determined to make a fortune of his own. But in the heady exhilaration of this new world, amid delights and temptations he has only dreamed of, Piet discovers that some of the liaisons he has cultivated are dangerous indeed."

Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Mason, Richard
Condition:
Fine
Dimensions:
9x6"
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297861050
ISBN-13:
9780297861058
Number of pages:
283
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson

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