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Saint Errant by  Charles Bowyer-Yin (Leslie) [1907-1993] Charteris - First Edition - 1949 - from The Book Collector and

Saint Errant

by Charteris, Charles Bowyer-Yin (Leslie) [1907-1993]

Condition: About very good/Very good

253 pages. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5") issued in blue cloth with black lettering to spine and front cover. First British edition.

Leslie Charteris, born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, was a half-Chinese, half English author of primarily mystery fiction, as well as a screenwriter. He was best known for his many books chronicling the adventures of Simon Templar, alias "The Saint."


Previous owner's gift inscription on front paste down, corners bumped. Jacket chipped at spine ends, some edge wear with slight tears else about very good in a very good jacket.

  • Bookseller: The Book Collector US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BOOKS004705
  • Title: Saint Errant
  • Author: Charteris, Charles Bowyer-Yin (Leslie) [1907-1993]
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - About very good
  • Jacket condition: Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stroughton
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1949
  • Keywords: MYSTERY
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;
  • Size: Small octavo


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