1981 The Xanadu Talisman
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First Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
The first edition of this work. In the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'The Xanadu Talisman' is the tenth novel in the Modesty Blaise series. In this novel, the villain is 'El Mico', aa criminal force, operated by the middle-aged nanny Ms. Pendergast. Modesty Blaise was a fictional female secret agent, a landmark at the time. Written by Peter O'Donnell, who is best known for his creation of the character Modesty Blaise. He also wrote gothic historical romance novels under the pseudonym Madeline Brent.
In the original publisher's cloth binding, in the original unclipped dustwrapper. Externally, fine. Dustwrapper with some minor edgewear and a small amount of discolouration. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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