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A Crowning Mercy ( by the author of the Richard Sharpe Books )

By: Kells, Susannah ( aka: Bernard Cornwell )

Price: $31.94

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking, 1983, 1st US Edition, First Printing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153599

ISBN: 0670200689

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a bit of crinkling alog the top edge of the rear panel, set in 1643 during England's Civil War, ---"A highly entertaining, wonderfully colourful story, now revealed to be written by [ BERNARD CORNWELL ] ---In mid-seventeenth-century England, the nation was in upheaval. In the Dorset countryside, one sunlit afternoon, a young girl - illicitly bathing in a stream - first fell in love with a passing... View more info

Coat of Arms ---by Susannah Kells ( Bernard Cornwell - the Author of the Richard Sharpe Books )

By: Kells, Susannah ( Pseudonym for Bernard and Judy Cornwell )

Price: $31.94

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Collins, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148837

ISBN: 000223016X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, Near Fine in a Near Fine first issue dustjacket designed for the export market (no price on the flap so each receiving country could price the book according to their currency), as usual to this title there is some age toning to the paper, faint stain in gutters at endpapers from publisher's glue, a tiny bit of sunning to the spine of the jacket, by the author of the Sharpe military novels, "---the story of a great aristocratic family steeped ... View more info

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Coat of Arms ---by Susannah Kells ( Bernard Cornwell - the Author of the Richard Sharpe Books )

By: Kells, Susannah ( Pseudonym for Bernard and Judy Cornwell )

Price: $42.18

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Collins, 1986, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161392

ISBN: 000223016X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, Near Fine example, no remainder mark,gift inscription on front blank endpaper, a bit of age toning to the paper but overall a very nice copy, in a Near Fine first issue dustjacket designed for the export market (no price on the flap so each receiving country could price the book according to their currency), --- by the author of the Sharpe military novels, "---the story of a great aristocratic family steeped in history and tradition, facin... View more info

Image for BOLITHO Omnibus:  With All Despatch; Honour This Day; The Only Victor -THREE RICHARD BOLITHO Naval Adventures -by Alexander Kent

BOLITHO Omnibus: With All Despatch; Honour This Day; The Only Victor -THREE RICHARD BOLITHO Naval Adventures -by Alexander Kent

By: Kent, Alexander ( AKA Douglas Reeman )

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: William Heinemann, 1993, 1st Omnibus Edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154617

ISBN: 0434000248

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, a bit of browning to paper as usually seen, nice wraparound cover art, 898 pages of naval fiction, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Sovereign's Key ---by Rosalind Laker ( Large Print edition )

By: Laker, Rosalind (penname for: Barbara Ovstedal )

Price: $95.94

Publisher: Bath, England, Bath, UK: Chivers Press / A Lythway Book, 1990, 1st Large Print Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156216

ISBN: 0745112102

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, about 5.5 x 8.75 inches, a Very Good copy, corners are gently bumped, bump to lower edge of front board, no dustyjacket as issued, the author's 1st book, this is a large print edition, , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

James Ogilvie: By Command of the Viceroy

By: MacNeil, Duncan ( Pen Name for Philip McCutchan, aka T I G Wigg; Robert Conington Galway )

Price: $10.18

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1975, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153656

ISBN: 034019555X

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, usual library stamps and marks, no library stickers on the jacket, a bit of sunning to the spine, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

James Ogilvie: The Gates of Kunarja -by Duncan MacNeil

By: MacNeil, Duncan ( Pen Name for Philip McCutchan, T I G Wigg; Robert Conington Galway )

Price: $10.18

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1972, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153655

ISBN: 034016090X

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, no library stickers on the jacket, usual library stamps and marks in the book, a bit of sunning to the spine, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Daughter of Isis -by Joanna Makepeace

By: Makepeace, Joanna ( Penname for Margaret Elizabeth York Who also Wrote as: Margaret Abbey, Elizabeth York )

Price: $30.66

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hurst and Blackett, 1969, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148272

ISBN: 0090980808

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, ---"The Princess Asenath was the only member of the Pharoah''s court who did not look forward to the return of Prince Mern Ptah. As throne princess of Egypt, she must ma rry the Royal heir, but she disliked and feared her arrogant half-brother."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Falcon Queen -by Val Manning

By: Manning, Val ( Pen Name for Val Miller, Wife of Peter Pook )

Price: $38.34

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Robert Hale, 1979, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153458

ISBN: 0709172915

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket, Manning wrote 4 other books all of which seem to be based on Scandinavian / Norse legend as is this book, the story of Gunnhild, daughter of King Gorm, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Then and Now:  A Novel of the Renaissance -by W Somerset Maugham ( a Novel About Machiavelli and the Borgias )

Then and Now: A Novel of the Renaissance -by W Somerset Maugham ( a Novel About Machiavelli and the Borgias )

By: Maugham, W. Somerset ( Willam )

Price: $10.18

Publisher: Garden City, NY ( New York ), Garden City, N.Y. / New York: Doubleday and Company, 1946, Book Club Edition, 1st Printing: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157913

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, red cloth, a Near Fine copy, tight and square, a wee bit of slight rubbing at corner tips, in an attractive Good dustjacket with a one inch loss at upper spine tip, nice Douglas Gorsline cover art which wraps around onto the spine, View more info

Image for Monmouth Harry -by A N Maughan ( The Hodder and Stoughton Library of Great Historical Novels Chosen By Rosemary Sutcliff - Series )( Henry V )

Monmouth Harry -by A N Maughan ( The Hodder and Stoughton Library of Great Historical Novels Chosen By Rosemary Sutcliff - Series )( Henry V )

By: Maughan, A M ( Anne Margery ); Introduction By Rosemary Sutcliff

Price: $12.74

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder and Stoughton / H&S, 1967, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156739

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket, small sticker pull on spine of jacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Queen of Bedlam -the 2nd Matthew Corbett volume ---by Robert McCammon  ( Book 2 )

The Queen of Bedlam -the 2nd Matthew Corbett volume ---by Robert McCammon ( Book 2 )

By: McCammon, Robert

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Pocket Books / Simon and Schuster, 2007, 1st Softcover Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154743

ISBN: 1416551115

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a solid Good copy, light tip wear, faint spine creases, ink name on half title page, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Dark Enchantment -by Eva McDonald

Dark Enchantment -by Eva McDonald

By: McDonald, Eva

Price: $30.66

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Robert Hale, 1960, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148273

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good dustjacket,some short closed tears with associated creasing on rear panel, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Margaret's Diary: From Scotland to Saskatchewan -a Signed Copy

By: McEachen, Murray (signed)

Price: $22.98

Publisher: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB: Self Published / Murray McEachen, NO DATE (circa 2006), 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 149675

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, signed and inscribed by the author, ---"This is the story of a family living in Scotland, losing their home to the potato famine and the Highland Clearances, then moving to Canada where their future generation loses their Saskatchewan farm to the banks during the Great Depression. ---Born in Campbelltown, Scotland in the 1820s, Alexander McEachen grew up on a farm with his parents, Alex and Margaret, one brother and five... View more info

Image for TROS OF SAMOTHRACE: Tros ---with Helma ---with Liafail ---with Helene ---with Queen Cleopatra ---with The Purple Pirate  --- 6 Volumes --- Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

TROS OF SAMOTHRACE: Tros ---with Helma ---with Liafail ---with Helene ---with Queen Cleopatra ---with The Purple Pirate --- 6 Volumes --- Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

By: Mundy, Talbot ( William Lancaster Gribbon )

Price: $38.34

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Avon Editions, 1967, 1967, 1967, 1967, 1969, 1970, All are 1st Printing Except Queen Cleopatra: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 138560

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------6 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperback, all Good to Very Good copies, bit of light rubbing but nothing too serious, all are 1st Avon printings except Cleopatra which is a 3rd printing, nice tight square copies, all are Canadian imprints except CLEOPATRA, 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

Image for Tros of Samothrace ---with Avenging Liafail ---with The Praetor's Dungeaon ---with The Purple Pirate ---with Queen Cleopatra  --- 5 Volumes --- Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Tros of Samothrace ---with Avenging Liafail ---with The Praetor's Dungeaon ---with The Purple Pirate ---with Queen Cleopatra --- 5 Volumes --- Books 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

By: Mundy, Talbot ( William Lancaster Gribbon )

Price: $44.74

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Zebra Editions, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1st printing for all: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 138563

ISBN: 0890833427

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------6 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperback, all Very Good or better, bit of light rubbing but nothing too serious, all are 1st Zebra printings, nice tight square copies, 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

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OM: The Secret of Ahbor Valley -by Talbot Mundy

By: Mundy, Talbot ( William Lancaster Gribbon )

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Avon Edition, 1967, 1st Printing, Canadian Imprint: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 138665

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, Very Good copy, bit of foxing but nothing too serious, ink initials on front endpaper and bottom edge of text block, 1st Avon printing, Canadian imprint, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Jimgrim -by Talbot Mundy

Jimgrim -by Talbot Mundy

By: Mundy, Talbot ( William Lancaster Gribbon )

Price: $10.18

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Avon Edition, 1968, 1st Printing, Canadian Imprint: 1968

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 138667

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, light rubbing, 1st Avon printing, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Queen Cleopatra -by Talbot Mundy

Queen Cleopatra -by Talbot Mundy

By: Mundy, Talbot ( William Lancaster Gribbon )

Price: $11.46

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Ace Star Edition # K-149, 1929 (actually 1960's -Circa 1962 ?), 1st Printing: 1962

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 138669

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, light rubbing, cover art has a very nice depiction of Cleopatra ---who looks suspiciously like Elizabeth Taylor, this was released around the same time as the epic movie, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Left-Handed Spirit -by Ruth Nichols

By: Nichols, Ruth

Price: $11.46

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Macmillan, 1978, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 152845

ISBN: 0770517013

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, ---A thousand years before Marco Polo, a young woman from Rome makes the journey along the Silk Road to China: her name is Mariana, and she is a skilled jeweler who also possesses the gift of healing. It is this gift, given by the god Apollo, that moves the Chinese ambassador to kidnap her. The despairing Mariana finds herself taken by ship, horse, camel and foot across a vast area of the ancient world: fro... View more info