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Typhoon

£30.00

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This is a first English edition (Methuen, 1913) copy of "Typhoon" by Hungarian author, Melchior Lengyel, translated into English by Laurence Irving. The play is about a Japanese doctor on a secret mission in Paris during World War One and was among the most successful of Lengyel's works - it is still performed today. It originally starred Laurence Irving himself, alongside a young Claude Rains, in its 1913 London debut. It was the basis for at least three films, including a 1914 U.S. version directed by Reginald Barker and featuring Sessue Hayakawa, Gladys Brockwell, and Frank Borzage. Many of Lengyel's stories and plays were filmed, most notably *Ninotchka* and *To Be or Not To Be*

The book is in very good overall condition but missing its dust-jacket - however a clipping from the dust-jacket is stuck on the inside front cover (please see photo 2). There is some rubbing damage to the spine (please see photos 3 and 4) and some slight foxing to the end-pages (photo 6). There is also a signature and the remnants of a pink stamp/stickers on the first end-page (please see photo 5). Some unevenly cut pages.

Item details

Added value:
First English Edition
Author(s):
Melchior Lengyel
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4 1/2" x 7"
Edition:
First English Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
120
Publisher:
Metheun
Title:
Typhoon

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This is a first English edition (Methuen, 1913) copy of "Typhoon" by Hungarian author, Melchior Lengyel, translated into English by Laurence Irving. The play is about a Japanese doctor on a secret mission in Paris during World War One and was among the most successful of Lengyel's works - it is still performed today. It originally starred Laurence Irving himself, alongside a young Claude Rains, in its 1913 London debut. It was the basis for at least three films, including a 1914 U.S. version directed by Reginald Barker and featuring Sessue Hayakawa, Gladys Brockwell, and Frank Borzage. Many of Lengyel's stories and plays were filmed, most notably *Ninotchka* and *To Be or Not To Be*

The book is in very good overall condition but missing its dust-jacket - however a clipping from the dust-jacket is stuck on the inside front cover (please see photo 2). There is some rubbing damage to the spine (please see photos 3 and 4) and some slight foxing to the end-pages (photo 6). There is also a signature and the remnants of a pink stamp/stickers on the first end-page (please see photo 5). Some unevenly cut pages.

Added value:
First English Edition
Author(s):
Melchior Lengyel
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
4 1/2" x 7"
Edition:
First English Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
120
Publisher:
Metheun
Title:
Typhoon

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