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Image for Girl from the Sea ---by Ruth Abbey (set in 19th Century Cornwall )

Girl from the Sea ---by Ruth Abbey (set in 19th Century Cornwall )

By: Abbey, Ruth (pennanme for Ruth Pattison )

Price: $13.23

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Robert Hale, 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157603


----------hardcover, a solid Good exlibrary copy with the usual library marks and stamps, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with a bit of light tip wear, no library stickers on the jacket, nice BIRO cover art, set in 19th century Cornwall with castles and damsels and distress and families and well you know, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The House on Durrow Street ---the 2nd Mrs Quent Novel

The House on Durrow Street ---the 2nd Mrs Quent Novel

By: Beckett, Galen (aka: Mark Anthony )

Price: $10.57

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Ballantine, 2010, 1st edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146792


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light rubbing to covers, ---"Her courage saved the country of Altania and earned the love of a hero of the realm. Now sensible Ivy Quent wants only to turn her father’s sprawling, mysterious house into a proper home. But soon she is swept into fashionable society’s highest circles of power -a world that is vital to her family’s future but replete with perilous temptations.Yet far greater danger ... View more info

Image for Green Hand; Sea for Breakfast; Lillian Beckwith's Hebridean Cookbook --- Secrets from a Crofter's Kitchen; Bruach Blend; Bay of Strangers; About My Father's Business -6 Volumes by Lillian Beckwith ( Cook Book / recipes )

Green Hand; Sea for Breakfast; Lillian Beckwith's Hebridean Cookbook --- Secrets from a Crofter's Kitchen; Bruach Blend; Bay of Strangers; About My Father's Business -6 Volumes by Lillian Beckwith ( Cook Book / recipes )

By: Beckwith, Lillian

Price: $29.19

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Arrow / Sheridan Book Company, 1970, 1975, 1978, 1986, 1989, 1994, softover Editions, 1st and Later Printings: 1978

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157682


-----------6 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, all are solid Good or better copies, some cover and spine creases, gift inscriptions, a bit of age toning to paper, all are ARROW editions except BUSINESS which is a Sheridan edition, ---- cookbook has 218 pages, recipe sections include: Soups; Shellfish; Fish; Meat, Poultry & Game; Savoury Dishes; Puddings & Sweets; Bread; Cakes, Large & Small, Buns & Biscuits; Scones; Sauces; Miscellaneous, any image directly bes... View more info

Image for The Borgia Prince ---with The Borgia Bull ---TWO VOLUMES

The Borgia Prince ---with The Borgia Bull ---TWO VOLUMES

By: Bennetts, Pamela (aka: Helen Ashfield )

Price: $18.55

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sphere edition, 1972, 1st Printing for Both: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148169


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, both are solid Very Good copies with a bit of light rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, both in uniform format, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Viper of Milan -by Marjorie Bowen

The Viper of Milan -by Marjorie Bowen

By: Bowen, Marjorie ( Gabrielle Margaret Vere Long ) (aka: Margaret Campbell, Robert Paye, George Preedy, Joseph Shearing )

Price: $19.88

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: McClure Phillips and Co., 1906, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146782


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, no dustjacket, ink name in two spots, looks like front hinge has been reinforced with glue (an older repair), silver lettering on spine has flaked away, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Viper of Milan -by Marjorie Bowen

The Viper of Milan -by Marjorie Bowen

By: Bowen, Marjorie ( Gabrielle Margaret Vere Long ) (aka: Margaret Campbell, Robert Paye, George Preedy, Joseph Shearing )

Price: $19.88

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: McClure Phillips and Co., 1906, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146783


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, no dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for William & Mary Trilogy, Book 1, 2 & 3: I Will Maintain; Defender of the Faith; For God and the King - By Marjorie Bowen -THREE VOLUMES  -by Marjorie Bowen  ( House of Orange )

William & Mary Trilogy, Book 1, 2 & 3: I Will Maintain; Defender of the Faith; For God and the King - By Marjorie Bowen -THREE VOLUMES -by Marjorie Bowen ( House of Orange )

By: Bowen, Marjorie ( Gabrielle Margaret Vere Long ) (aka: Margaret Campbell, Robert Paye, George Preedy, Joseph Shearing )

Price: $39.83

Publisher: Alberta, Neerlandia, AB / Caledonia, MI: Inheritance Publications, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162002


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), softcovers, about 6w x 9h inches, all are Very Good+ to Near Fine examples, small nick on one book, a bit of light rubbing to corners, ink name in each book, all in uniform format, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Honey Off Thorns -by Anne M Brady ( Set During the Reign of King Henry VIII )

Honey Off Thorns -by Anne M Brady ( Set During the Reign of King Henry VIII )

By: Brady, Anne M

Price: $17.22

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Severn House, 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160428


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, the author's 2nd book, set during the reign of Henry VIII and the love affair between Isobel, a nun, and Robert FitzHugh who is already betrothed to another, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Elizabeth, Duchess of Somerset - 1683 - 1714 / Volume Two -by Marianne Brandis ( Elizabeth Percy Somerset )( Book 2 /  ii )

Elizabeth, Duchess of Somerset - 1683 - 1714 / Volume Two -by Marianne Brandis ( Elizabeth Percy Somerset )( Book 2 / ii )

By: Brandis, Marianne / Porcupine's Quill Press

Price: $13.23

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, Inc., 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160803


------------hardcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a slight crimple at lower section of spine, a very short closed tear, ---"Brandis shows us the private story as well as the public one, by taking us into the houses and estates of the Percy family. Like Marion Fowler, in her portrait of the Blenheim Palace of the Marlborough family, Brandis stoops to conquer. She shows us the stuff of daily life among people of every cla... View more info

Rats' Castle -by Roy Bridges ( Rat's / Rats )

By: Bridges, Roy

Price: $13.23

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hutchinson, NO DATE (circa 1930 ), 3rd Edition, 1st Printing /or/ 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 1930

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153441


----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, in a chipped and torn but generally intact attractive FAIR onlydustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Dear and Glorious Physician ---the Story of St. Luke ---with Dynasty of Death ---with I, Judas THREE BOOKS -by Taylor Caldwell

By: Caldwell, Taylor ( Pen Name for Janet Miriam Taylor Caldwell )( Also Wrote as Max Reiner )(aka: J. Miriam Reback / Janet Reback )

Price: $26.53

Publisher: Garden City, NY ( New York ), Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday / Doubleday / Atheneum, 1938, 1959, 1977, Later Printings --- Book Club Editions: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153682


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, DEAR is a Near Fine Doubleday BCE, in a Near Fine dustjacket with a bit of age toning to the spine, a clean square copy that is still tight in the spine suggesting that this is an unread copy, includes a Bibliography for further reading, over 60 weeks on the Bestseller list, likely Ms. Caldwell's most popular book and considered by many to be her best, a clean copy, ---I, JUDAS is a Near Fine Atheneum BCE in a lig... View more info

Dear and Glorious Physician ---the Story of St. Luke ---with Captains and the Kings ---with Bright Flows the River ---THREE VOLUMES -by Taylor Caldwell

By: Caldwell, Taylor ( Pen Name for Janet Miriam Taylor Caldwell )( Also Wrote as Max Reiner )(aka: J. Miriam Reback / Janet Reback )

Price: $13.23

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Bantam editions, 1981 / 1976 / 1979, 1st and Later Later Printing: 1981

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153683


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, Dear is a solid Good copy, a bit of age toning to paper, over 60 weeks on the Bestseller list, likely Ms. Caldwell's most popular book and considered by many to be her best, a clean copy, ---CAPTAINS is a Good copy, light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, ---BRIGHT is a solid Good copy, spine creases, edge wear, age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic phot... View more info

Dear and Glorious Physician ---the Story of St. Luke -by Taylor Caldwell

By: Caldwell, Taylor ( Pen Name for Janet Miriam Taylor Caldwell )( Also Wrote as Max Reiner )(aka: J. Miriam Reback / Janet Reback )

Price: $23.87

Publisher: New York, NY, Garden City, N.Y. / New York: Doubleday, 1959, Book Club Edition: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157692


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light edge wear, in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket with a bit of light wear, small chips, some browning to the spine, looks quite nice overall, includes a Bibliography for further reading, over 60 weeks on the Bestseller list, likely Ms. Caldwell's most popular book and considered by many to be her best, a clean copy, ----------The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of s... View more info

Image for Dear and Glorious Physician ---the Story of St. Luke -by Taylor Caldwell

Dear and Glorious Physician ---the Story of St. Luke -by Taylor Caldwell

By: Caldwell, Taylor ( Pen Name for Janet Miriam Taylor Caldwell )( Also Wrote as Max Reiner )(aka: J. Miriam Reback / Janet Reback )

Price: $22.54

Publisher: Garden City, NY ( New York ), Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1959, Book Club Edition: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158208


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with a bit of age toning and some small spots to the spine, a clean square copy, a few shallow chips and tears, includes a Bibliography for further reading, over 60 weeks on the Bestseller list, likely Ms. Caldwell's most popular book and considered by many to be her best, a clean copy, ----------The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. ... View more info

Image for Tyrant, Book 1 of the TYRANT Series -by Christian Cameron -a Signed Copy ( Volume One )

Tyrant, Book 1 of the TYRANT Series -by Christian Cameron -a Signed Copy ( Volume One )

By: Cameron, Christian (signed)(aka Miles Cameron, Gordon Kent )

Price: $23.87

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Orion, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152544


----------paperback, aNear Fine copy, unread, signed by the author, ---A well-born Athenian cavalry officer, Kineas fought shoulder to shoulder with Alexander in his epic battles against the Persian hordes. But when he returns to his native city, he finds not glory but shame—and exile. With nothing to his name but his military skills, Kineas agrees to lead a band of veterans to the city of Olbia, where the Tyrant is offering good money to train the city's elite cavalry... View more info

Image for La naissance d'une nation:  Therese (aka:  Vadenboncoeur )-avec Marie (aka:  Marie-Godine ) -avec Emilienne - TOME Une, Deux, Trois  ( Trois Livres )( Book 1, 2, 3 )( THREE VOLUMES )

La naissance d'une nation: Therese (aka: Vadenboncoeur )-avec Marie (aka: Marie-Godine ) -avec Emilienne - TOME Une, Deux, Trois ( Trois Livres )( Book 1, 2, 3 )( THREE VOLUMES )

By: Caron, Pierre ( Saint-Arnaud Caron )

Price: $19.88

Publisher: Montreal, Quebec, Montreal, PQ: BQ / Bibliothrque Quebecoise, 2009, 2009, 2010, 1st BQ Edition, First Printing for all: 2010

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152012


------------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, all are Near Fine copies, all in uniform format, may be unread, all text is in FRENCH, nice editions, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Deer and the Cauldron:  Martial Arts Novel Trilogy -book 1, 2, 3 -by Louis Cha ( Volume 1st, 2nd, 3rd / First, Second, Third )

The Deer and the Cauldron: Martial Arts Novel Trilogy -book 1, 2, 3 -by Louis Cha ( Volume 1st, 2nd, 3rd / First, Second, Third )

By: Cha, Louis (penanme for Jin Yong ); Translated and Edited By John Minford (with Rachel May )

Price: $598.43

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 1997, 1999, 2002, 1st Edition, First and Later Printings: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160348


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, all are Near Fine or better copies, in Near Fine or better dustjackets, a wee bit of light rubbing at tips, book 3 is a 1st printing, books 1 and 2 are later printings, all in uniform format, map endpapers, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Book and the Sword: A Martial Arts Novel -by Louis Cha

The Book and the Sword: A Martial Arts Novel -by Louis Cha

By: Cha, Louis (penanme for Jin Yong ); Translated By Graham Earnshaw; Edited By John Minford (with Rachel May )

Price: $199.43

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160349


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine or better copy, in a Near Fine or better dustjacket, a wee bit of light rubbing at tips, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Left of Africa -by Hal Clement

Left of Africa -by Hal Clement

By: Clement, Hal ( aka George Richard, Harry C. Stubbs )

Price: $23.87

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans, LA: The Aurian Society Press, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160410


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a very slightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket with a small rub at upper spine tip, b&w illustrations by Dany Frolich, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Song of the Earth: Book 3 of the Welsh / Mortymer Trilogy ( Volume Three )

By: Cordell, Alexander (penanme for George Alexander Graber )

Price: $13.23

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Victor Gollancz, 1969, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151667


----------hard cover, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of very light wear, ink name, a few finger marks on front endpapers, in an attractive Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket with a bit of light edge wear, a bit of age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info