Masquerade by Kit Williams UK HB 1st edition

£95.00£100.00

Famous treasure hunt book… that caused a sensation at the time of publication, and then a minor scandal as it was alleged that the treasure was found using  insider information and metal detectors –

instead of solving the puzzle. The  treasure – a gold hare -was later  sold at auction by  Sotheby’s for over £30,000 to an anonymous bidder. It was eventually displayed at the V&A in 2012.

For sale here are copies of the 1979 1st edition and  for the 1981 calendar click here  :Masquerade by Kit Williams UK HB 1981 calendar (including envelope)

Condition : New, unread – all with very, very minor storage bump – see photos

Online prices for this title are all over the place – up to £220+ . THESE ARE NEW- Unread UK 1979 1st – not the 1982 reprint

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Famous treasure hunt book… that caused a sensation at the time of publication, and then a minor scandal as it was alleged that the treasure was found using  insider information and metal detectors –

instead of solving the puzzle. The  treasure – a gold hare -was later  sold at auction by  Sotheby’s for over £30,000 to an anonymous bidder. It was eventually displayed at the V&A in 2012.

For sale here are copies of the 1979 1st edition and  for the 1981 calendar click here  :Masquerade by Kit Williams UK HB 1981 calendar (including envelope)

Condition : New, unread – all with very, very minor storage bump – see photos

Online prices for this title are all over the place – up to £220+ . THESE ARE NEW- Unread UK 1979 1st – not the 1982 reprint

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