by John Howard and Mark Valentine
Publication Date: February 2012
Details about the book: Sewn hardcover, limited to 200 hand numbered copies, 250 pp with end papers.


25 stories (10 by John Howard and 15 by Mark Valentine): a secret of authorship that awaits exploration by the reader.

An original deluxe hardcover over-sized (29 cm x 22 cm) Exposition Internationale volume.

The ultimate collection, the singular masterpiece dedicated to the great sepia-coloured world of a Secret Europa.

The Book of the Decade, in the editor's view.

i. Baltersan's Third Edition
ii. The Fall of Ashes
iii. The Goat-Eyed
iv. The Other Salt
v. Silence and Fire
vi. Prince Azis
vii. The Baltic Circles
viii.The Girl with the Violin
ix. Secret Byzantium
x. The Lion of Chaldea
xi. Westenstrand
xii. The Unrest at Aachen
xiii. The Hunting Castle
xiv. The Atelier in Iasi
xv. A Minor Official
xvi. The Second Percussionist
xvii. The Way of the Sun
xviii. Wandering Paths
xix. A Lantern for Carpathia
xx. The High Places
xxi. The Waltz of Masks
xxii. Cafe Zoltaire
xxiii. The Silver Eagles
xxiv. The White City
xxv. A Gift for the Emperor

Secret Europe is an over-sized sewn hardcover book of 250 pages with endpapers, a full-colour frontispiece and a dust-jacket. Deluxe cloth boards with folio. Edition limited to 200 copies. $160 inc. p&p; to Europe and USA, $160 to the rest of the world.

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