KING AND JOKER. London, Sydney, Auckland, Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton, . Octavo, printed light green wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. Mystery novel set in an alternate England where George V's elder brother did not die of pneumonia but lived to become King Victor I. Covers a bit foxed and dust soiled, a very good copy. A scarce proof. (#106644).