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Knight Crusader ---a Carey Family Novel ---by Ronald Welch

By: Welch, Ronald ( Pseudonym for Ronald ( R O ) Oliver Felton ). Annotated and with a Preface and Questions By R P McDonald

Price: $46.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Oxford University Press, 1963, 1st Edition Thus, Later Printing: 1963

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150558

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hard cover, a solid Good to Very Good copy, bit of ink scribbling on front panel, school stamps, ink names scribbled out, map endpapers, a Carey family novel, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Fort Sun Dance ( Based on the last stand of Fort Phil Kearney )

Fort Sun Dance ( Based on the last stand of Fort Phil Kearney )

By: Wellman, Manly Wade ( Manley -misspelled on cover)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Corgi / Transworld, 1955, 1st UK Edition, First Printing: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 139458

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy, ink number on front cover, some wear and tear along spine, a bit of age toning to paper, a scarce edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, View more info

Image for Kelso of the Paragon:  A Roger Kelso Adventure ---by James Dillon White

Kelso of the Paragon: A Roger Kelso Adventure ---by James Dillon White

By: White, James Dillon ( Pen Name for Stanley White)

Price: $79.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145637

ISBN: 0090979508

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy in a Good dustjacket, usual library stamps and marks, no library stickers on jacket, looks quite nice overall, the scarcest Kelso book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Kelso of the Paragon: A Roger Kelso Adventure ---by James Dillon White

By: White, James Dillon ( Pen Name for Stanley White)

Price: $145.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155769

ISBN: 0090979508

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, upper corners are ever so slightly bumped, small mark on front blank endpaper, in a solid clean very Good dustjacket with with some flaking at tips, a bit of light soiling to the largely white rear panel, small sticker pull on spine, overall a pretty darn nice copy, the scarcest Kelso book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Kelso of the Paragon: A Roger Kelso Adventure ---by James Dillon White

By: White, James Dillon ( Pen Name for Stanley White)

Price: $98.93

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155902

ISBN: 0090979508

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy in a bright Very Good dustjacket, usual library stamps and marks, no library stickers on jacket, rear flap has a strip along edge of old tape darkening as does the verso of the rear board (rear flap was once taped to the verso of the board ), looks quite nice overall, the scarcest Kelso book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Kelso of the Paragon: A Roger Kelso Adventure ---by James Dillon White

By: White, James Dillon ( Pen Name for Stanley White)

Price: $65.93

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156693

ISBN: 0090979508

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good ex library copy which has had the dustjacket permanently adhered to the book without the rear flap included), usual library stamps and marks in the book, no library stickers on jacket (but the jacket is adhered to the book ), the scarcest Kelso book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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Kelso of the Paragon: A Roger Kelso Adventure ---by James Dillon White

By: White, James Dillon ( Pen Name for Stanley White)

Price: $145.13

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161519

ISBN: 0090979508

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy, upper corners are ever so slightly bumped, in a solid clean Very Good to Very Good+dustjacket with with some flaking at tips, a bit of light soiling to the largely white rear panel, overall a pretty darn nice copy, the scarcest Kelso book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for TWO BOOKS:  The Eagle's Brood ---with The Saxon Shore ---the Camulod Chronicles / Series - Volume 3 & 4 -by Jack Whyte -both are signed and inscribed by the author( Camelot / King Arthur )( also known with titles Merlyn & Excalibur )

TWO BOOKS: The Eagle's Brood ---with The Saxon Shore ---the Camulod Chronicles / Series - Volume 3 & 4 -by Jack Whyte -both are signed and inscribed by the author( Camelot / King Arthur )( also known with titles Merlyn & Excalibur )

By: Whyte, Jack (signed)( TWO VOLUMES )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Penguin Books, 1995 / 1996, 1st paperback Edition, 3rd and First printing: 1995

Edition: Later and/or First Printings.

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164559

ISBN: 0140170480

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), paperback, both are Good or better examples, some edge wear, spine creases, age toning to paper, a few turned corners, both books are signed and inscribed on the dedication page under the dedication "And to K__ L____ Jack Whyte Nov 28, 2000", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED and INSCRIBED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for A Place to Call Home  -by Gabriele Wills -a Signed Copy ( Set in 1832 in Upper Canada )

A Place to Call Home -by Gabriele Wills -a Signed Copy ( Set in 1832 in Upper Canada )

By: Wills, Gabriele (signed)

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Canada, Canada: Mindshadows, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 159115

ISBN: 0973278005

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------trade paperback, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good copy, a bit of light rubbing, spine is slightly cocked, signed without inscription by Wills, 522 pages plus a one page afterword, historical fiction set in Upper Canada in 1832, ---"Set in the turbulent, formative years of Ontario, this compelling saga spans five decades and two generations. Barely surviving a disastrous journey on a cholera-ridden immigrant ship, Rowena O'Shaughnessy and her family settle in the primitive backwoods of Upper Canada in 1832. Her complex relationship with the wealthy and powerful Launston fam... View more info

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Old Bones: A Marcus Corvinus Mystery

By: Wishart, David

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK:: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 2000, 1st edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147404

ISBN: 0340768835

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, the 5th Marcus Corvinus mystery, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Germanicus ---with Sejanus ---with The Horse Coin ---with Nero ---4 Volumes ( two are Marcus Corvinus mysteries)

Germanicus ---with Sejanus ---with The Horse Coin ---with Nero ---4 Volumes ( two are Marcus Corvinus mysteries)

By: Wishart, David

Price: $26.33

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sceptre edition, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1996, 1st and 2nd Printings: 1997

Edition: Later and/or First Printings

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 147405

ISBN: 0340667028

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), trade paperbacks, all are Very Good or better, all in the same format, light wear, some faint spine creases, Germanicus and sejanus are Marcus Corvinus mysteries, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

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The Lydian Baker -a Marcus Corvinus Mystery

By: Wishart, David

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sceptre, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printings: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148019

ISBN: 0340713240

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, ---In voluntary exile in Athens, Marcus Corvinus receives a letter from his antiquarian stepfather Priscus, who has learned that the 41/2 foot solid gold statue of a female baker, one of a large number of valuable gifts to the Delphic Oracle by the 6th century BC King Croesus of Lydia, has reappeared and is being offered for sale in Athens on the black market. Corvinus agrees to be his agent and to try and buy it. But, as a result, he finds himself caught up in the world of organised crime, as well as in a deadly struggle of inte... View more info

Ebb Tide, The Saga of Nathaniel Drinkwater ---by Richard Woodman

By: Woodman, Richard

Price: $11.81

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Murray, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153659

ISBN: 071955764X

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gift inscription, the 14th DRINKWATER naval adventure, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Shadow of the Eagle, The Saga of Nathaniel Drinkwater ---by Richard Woodman

By: Woodman, Richard

Price: $11.81

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Murray, 1985, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153660

ISBN: 0719541972

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, small ink gift inscription on front blank endpaper, a NATHANIEL DRINKWATER naval adventure, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Soldiers of Misfortune: The Story of Otho Belleme who "loved chivalry, truth and honour, freedom and courtesy" but was head-strong, stubborn, romantical, and most unwise  ---by P C Wren  ( Boxing / Foreign Legion Cover Art )

Soldiers of Misfortune: The Story of Otho Belleme who "loved chivalry, truth and honour, freedom and courtesy" but was head-strong, stubborn, romantical, and most unwise ---by P C Wren ( Boxing / Foreign Legion Cover Art )

By: Wren, P C ( Percival Christopher )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Murray, 1931, 1st Cheap Edition, First Printing: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157921

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, gray cloth with dark lettering on the spine, blind motif and lettering on front board, a bit of age toning to the endpapers, light soiling to the gray cloth, in a very attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, a bit of rubbing and age toning to the spine, dj is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Man of a Ghost ---by P C Wren (aka: The Spur of Pride )( Indian Lancer Cover Art )

The Man of a Ghost ---by P C Wren (aka: The Spur of Pride )( Indian Lancer Cover Art )

By: Wren, P C ( Percival Christopher )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Longmans, Green and Co., 1937, 1st Canadian Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157925

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, a solid Very Good copy, gray/beige cloth with dark lettering, a bit of age toning to the endpapers, light soiling to the cloth, ---in a very attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, a bit of rubbing and age toning to the spine, dj is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Spanish Maine ---by P C Wren (aka:  Desert Heritage )

Spanish Maine ---by P C Wren (aka: Desert Heritage )

By: Wren, P C ( Percival Christopher )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Longmans, Green and Co., 1935, 1st Canadian Edition, First Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157928

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, gray/beige cloth with dark lettering, a bit of age toning to the endpapers, light soiling to the cloth, ---in a very attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, a bit of rubbing and age toning to the spine and rear panel, dj is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, described on the rear cover blurb as "a sequel to BEAU IDEAL inasmuch as it tells the further history of Otis Vanbrugh, the hero of that book, and of the woman -the daughter of his father by an Ouled Nail dancing girl - whom he encountered whe... View more info

Image for Uniform of Glory: Being the True Story of a Free Frenchman's Night Out ---by P C Wren ( French Foreign Legion Cover Art )

Uniform of Glory: Being the True Story of a Free Frenchman's Night Out ---by P C Wren ( French Foreign Legion Cover Art )

By: Wren, P C ( Percival Christopher )

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Longmans, Green and Co., 1941, 1st Canadian Edition, First Printing: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157929

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, gray/beige cloth with dark lettering, a bit of age toning to the endpapers, light soiling to the cloth, ---in a very attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, a bit of rubbing and age toning to the spine and rear panel, dj is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, described on the rear cover blurb as "a sequel to BEAU IDEAL inasmuch as it tells the further history of Otis Vanbrugh, the hero of that book, and of the woman -the daughter of his father by an Ouled Nail dancing girl - whom he encountered whe... View more info

Image for Bubble Reputation ---by P C Wren (aka:  The Cortenay Treasure )

Bubble Reputation ---by P C Wren (aka: The Cortenay Treasure )

By: Wren, P C ( Percival Christopher )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Longmans, Green and Co., 1936, 1st Canadian Edition, First Printing: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157930

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.5 inches, a solid Very Good+ copy, gray/beige cloth with dark lettering, a bit of age toning to the endpapers, light soiling to the cloth, ---in a very attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, a bit of rubbing and age toning to the spine and rear panel, dj is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, described on the rear cover blurb as "a sequel to BEAU IDEAL inasmuch as it tells the further history of Otis Vanbrugh, the hero of that book, and of the woman -the daughter of his father by an Ouled Nail dancing girl - whom he encountered whe... View more info

Image for ADVERTISEMENT / LEAFLET for Sinbad the Sailor  ---by P C Wren

ADVERTISEMENT / LEAFLET for Sinbad the Sailor ---by P C Wren

By: Wren, P C ( Percival Christopher )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: John Murray, No Date ( 1935 ), 1st Edition: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157932

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------ephemera ---NO BOOK, a single sheet of paper advertising P C Wren's new book SINBAD the SAILOR, a single sheet, about 4.5 x 7 inches, a Very Good= example of a scarce piece of author advertising, a bit of browning to paper, one side advertises the new book, the other side is a list of novels by P C Wren with novel titles being grouped by Foreign Legion Stories / Edited by / Other Novels / Indian Stories / His Latest Volume ---NO BOOK ---THIS IS FOR the advertisement ONLY, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info