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Image for Sharpe's Story:  The Story Behind the Sharpe Series By Bernard Cornwell / The Sharpe Appreciation Society ( Richard Sharpe Books )

Sharpe's Story: The Story Behind the Sharpe Series By Bernard Cornwell / The Sharpe Appreciation Society ( Richard Sharpe Books )

By: Cornwell, Bernard / The Sharpe Appreciation Society

Price: $13.13

Publisher: USA and UK, Lowdham, UK / West Chatham, MA: The Sharpe Appreciation Society, 2007, 1st Revised Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162358

ISBN: 0972222030

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------trade paperback, about 5w xx8h inches, a near Fine example, looks new, 115 pages, this revised edition adds a short autobiography and a new introduction, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

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The Persimmon Tree ---by Bryce Courtenay

By: Courtenay, Bryce

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McArthur & Company, 2007, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163479

ISBN: 1552787435

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example in a Near Fine dustjacket, spine of book is slightly bowed in from being read, 711 pages, ---"Set among the Pacific islands and in the Indian Ocean, The Persimmon Tree tells the very personal and often romantic stories of men and women caught up in larger events - in this case starting with the Japanese invasion of Java and the Dutch exodus of the region. The story spans from 1942 and the fall of Singapore and the American landings at Guadalcanal to the ongoing fight against the Japanese for supremacy in the region. The story follows the fortunes o... View more info

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Fishing for Stars ---by Bryce Courtenay

By: Courtenay, Bryce

Price: $23.69

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McArthur & Company, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163480

ISBN: 1552788067

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example with some light rubbing and finger marks to the boards, in a Near Fine dustjacket, 601 pages, ---"Nicholas Duncan is a semi-retired shipping magnate who resides in idyllic Beautiful Bay in Indonesia, where he is known as the old patriarch of the islands. He is grieving the loss of his beautiful Eurasian wife, Anna, and is suffering for the first time from disturbing flashbacks to WWII, the scene of their first meeting and early love. His other wartime lover is the striking Marg Hamilton, a powerful and influential political player in Australia who... View more info

Image for The Diva's Ruby -by F Marion Crawford ( Sequel to SOPRANO and PRIMADONNA )

The Diva's Ruby -by F Marion Crawford ( Sequel to SOPRANO and PRIMADONNA )

By: Crawford, F ( Francis ) Marion

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Macmillan, 1908, 1st UK Edition, First Printing: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165119

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Very Good example, ligt external wear, rubbing to edges, small bookseller's stamp on front blank endpaper, browning to endpapers, ink name, ---"There is a ruby mine hidden in the heart of the mountains near a remote little city of Central Asia, unknown to European travellers; and the secret of the treasure belongs to the two chief families of the place, and has been carefully guarded for many generations, handed down through the men from father to son; and often the children of these two families have married, yet none of the women ever learned the way to the m... View more info

Image for Departed Glory ---with The Shining King ---with Triumph of the Lion ---THREE VOLUMES ---Book  XVI, XVIII and XIX ( 16, 18, 19 ) in the Children of the Lion Series

Departed Glory ---with The Shining King ---with Triumph of the Lion ---THREE VOLUMES ---Book XVI, XVIII and XIX ( 16, 18, 19 ) in the Children of the Lion Series

By: Danielson, Peter ( Pen Name Used By Hugh Zachary )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Bantam, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing for All: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161214

ISBN: 0553561480

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, all are solid Good to Very Good copies with a bit of light rubbing, tight square copies, spine creases, some age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo..///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

The Shining King ---with Triumph of the Lion ---TWO VOLUMES ---Book XVIII and XIX ( 18, 19 ) in the Children of the Lion Series

By: Danielson, Peter ( Pen Name Used By Hugh Zachary )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Bantam, 1995, 1996, 1st Edition, First Printing for All: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 161824

ISBN: 0553561480

Condition: Good (see description)


----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, both are solid Good copies with a bit of light rubbing, spine and cover creases, some age toning to paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo..///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

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Aztec Gold ---by Peter Dawlish

By: Dawlish, Peter ( penname for James Lennox Kerr, aka Gavin Douglas )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Oxford University Press / OUP, 1958, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154403

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good dustjacket with an original OUP dustjacket protector applied to the jacket, a bit of age toning to paper, originally released in 1951 this is the 1958 OUP edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

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The Lightstep

By: Dickinson, John

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Oxford / David Fickling Books, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146794

ISBN: 0385611730

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, upper corners have been slightly bumped, ---"There was once no greater advocate for revolution than Michel Wery. No voice spoke louder, was more impassioned, on the need for a new order, for an end to disparity and injustice - not just in France but throughout the continent. Strange, then, that such a man should find himself in the employ of the Prince Bishop of Erzberg, as scout and spymaster for a regime at absolute odds with his ideals. But time has taught Wery harsh lessons: the Terror, the endless wrangling, the pett... View more info

Image for The Strangled Queen:  Book 2 of The Accursed Kings -by Maurice Druon ( Volume Two )

The Strangled Queen: Book 2 of The Accursed Kings -by Maurice Druon ( Volume Two )

By: Druon, Maurice, Translated By Humphrey Hare

Price: $79.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Charles Scribner's / Scribners, 1956, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156858

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hard cover, a solid Very Good copy in a Very Good dustjacket, scarce, small piece of tape on verso of jacket at lower spine tip, black offset to board edges from an old Plasti-Kleer dustjacket protector which kept the jacket very bright and clean, ink name on front blank endpaper, age toning and a bit of foxing to the text block, a clean copy, apparently MAURICE DRUON's historical series was the inspiration for GEORGE R R MARTIN's Game of Thrones series, GRRM praises DRUONs series as magnificent reading, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic p... View more info

Image for The Iron King, Book 1 of the Accursed Kings Series -by Maurice Druon ( Volume One )

The Iron King, Book 1 of the Accursed Kings Series -by Maurice Druon ( Volume One )

By: Druon, Maurice, Translated By Humphrey Hare ( Accursed Kings Series )

Price: $46.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2013, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162347

ISBN: 0007491255

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, very nice map endpapers, ---"From the publishers that brought you A Game of Thrones comes the series that inspired George R.R. Martin's epic work. "Accursed! Accursed! You shall be accursed to the thirteenth generation!" The Iron King - Philip the Fair - is as cold and silent, as handsome and unblinking as a statue. He governs his realm with an iron hand, but he cannot rule his own family: his sons are weak and their wives adulterous; while his red-blooded daughter Isabella is unhappily married to an E... View more info

The Strangled Queen, Book 2 of the Accursed Kings

By: Druon, Maurice, Trasnslated from the French By Humphrey Hare

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Arrow edition, 1987, 1st Printing: 1987

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151363

ISBN: 0099540401

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------trade paperback, a solid Good copy, rubbing and scratches to covers, a bit of age toning to paper, gold cover edition, very faint musty smell, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Sacred Hearts -by Sarah Dunant --a Signed Copy

By: Dunant, Sarah (signed)

Price: $13.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Virago Press, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 153046

ISBN: 1844085961

Condition: Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Fine copy in a Fine dustjacket, a very nice copy, signed without inscription by the author, ---1570 in the Italian city of Ferrara. Sixteen-year-old Serafina is fipped by her family from an illicit love affair and forced into the convent of Santa Caterina, renowned for its superb music. Serafina's one weapon is her glorious voice, but she refuses to sing. Madonna Chiara, an abbess as fluent in politics as she is in prayer, finds her new charge has unleased a power play - rebellion, ecstasies and hysterias - within the convent. However, watching over Serafina is Zuana, ... View more info

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Drums in the Forest -by Allan Dwight

By: Dwight, Allan (pseudonym for Turney Allan Taylor /and/ Lois Dwight Cole [Cole also wrote as Anne Elliot, Anne Lattin, Nancy Dudley, Lynn Avery and Caroline Arnett )

Price: $43.49

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: MacMillan, 1970, 1st Edition, 22nd Printing: 1970

Edition: Later Printing of the 1st edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165080

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, a bit of rubbing to edges but a tidy, tight, square example, old price sticker on front blank endpaper ---in an attractive Good price clipped dustjacket, some chips and tears, faint cup ring on front panel, a bit of age darkening to the spine, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, ---written by the husband and wife team and released in 1936 this perennial favourite was reprinted 22 times right up until 1970, this copy is the final printing ---COLE was an associate editor at macMillan and was the first person outside of Margaret Mitchell's fam... View more info

Image for Blackstone on Broadway --- Edmund Blackstone, Bow Street Runner  -Book 6 of the Series -by Richard Falkirk ( Volume Six / Final Book of the series )

Blackstone on Broadway --- Edmund Blackstone, Bow Street Runner -Book 6 of the Series -by Richard Falkirk ( Volume Six / Final Book of the series )

By: Falkirk, Richard ( penname for Derek W Lambert )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Methuen / Eyre, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163725

ISBN: 0413335909

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good to Very Good+ dustjacket, small nick at upper rear flap fold, a bit of crinkling, a tight clean copy with the jacket now in a hi-quality mylar protector, the final book of the series, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Blackstone on Broadway --- Edmund Blackstone, Bow Street Runner  -Book 6 of the Series -by Richard Falkirk ( Volume Six / Final Book of the series )(the search for Captain Kidd's Treasure )

Blackstone on Broadway --- Edmund Blackstone, Bow Street Runner -Book 6 of the Series -by Richard Falkirk ( Volume Six / Final Book of the series )(the search for Captain Kidd's Treasure )

By: Falkirk, Richard ( penname for Derek W Lambert )

Price: $52.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Methuen / Eyre, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163755

ISBN: 0413335909

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, about 5w x 8h inches, a Near Fine example with gently rubbed corner tips, in a Very Good to Very Good+ dustjacket, small nick at upper rear flap fold, a bit of crinkling, a tight clean copy with the jacket now in a hi-quality mylar protector, the final book of the series, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for The Rajah of Dah -by George Manville Fenn

The Rajah of Dah -by George Manville Fenn

By: Fenn, George Manville

Price: $21.05

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: W & R Chambers, No Date ( 1890s?), 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1894

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145224

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a Very Good copy, orange cloth with embossed pictorial on front board depicting a great white hunter coming ashore from a small river boat, a very nice copy which seems to be readily available in those odious Print-On-Demand editions, this one is the "real" thing, a dandy copy, 6 b&w plates by Stacey, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Liverpool Basque ---by Helen Forrester -a Signed Copy

The Liverpool Basque ---by Helen Forrester -a Signed Copy

By: Forrester, Helen (signed) ( penname for June [ Jamunadevi ] Bhatia )(aka: J Rana; June Edwards )

Price: $28.97

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1993, 1st edition, First Printing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164837

ISBN: 0002240106

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a short closed tear at lower edge of jacket, sdigned by the author "Best wishes Helen Forrester", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE/// View more info

Image for Flashman in the Great Game, from the Flashman Papers 1856 - 1858 ---by George MacDonald Fraser -Book / Volume 5 of the Series ( Five / v )

Flashman in the Great Game, from the Flashman Papers 1856 - 1858 ---by George MacDonald Fraser -Book / Volume 5 of the Series ( Five / v )

By: Fraser, George MacDonald

Price: $52.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Barrie & Jenkins, 1975, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163256

ISBN: 0214201201

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Very Good+ to Near Fine example, a bit of rubbing to the bottom edges of the boards, a tight square example, in an attractive Good price clipped dustjacket, closed tear on front panel, some small nicks and chips, overall looks quite nice especially with the jacket in a hi-quality mylar protector, 336 pages which includes 8 pages of of historical notes at the rear of the book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Flash for Freedom ---by George MacDonald Fraser ---with Frank Frazetta Cover Art

Flash for Freedom ---by George MacDonald Fraser ---with Frank Frazetta Cover Art

By: Fraser, George MacDonald ( Frank Frazetta Cover Art )

Price: $15.77

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Signet, 1973, 1st signet Edition, 3rd Printing: 1973

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 140196

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a sharp Very Good copy, light wear, short cover creases, a bit of age toning to paper, a scarce edition with absolutely super FRAZETTA cover art, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Outlandish Companion, in Which Much is Revealed Regarding Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser, Their Lives and Times, Antecedents, Adventures, Companions and Progeny, with Learned Commentary and Many Footnotes -by Diana Gabaldon - Outlander Series

The Outlandish Companion, in Which Much is Revealed Regarding Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser, Their Lives and Times, Antecedents, Adventures, Companions and Progeny, with Learned Commentary and Many Footnotes -by Diana Gabaldon - Outlander Series

By: Gabaldon, Diana (signed) / Outlander Series

Price: $39.53

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Delacorte Press, 1999, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Seller ID: 164509

ISBN: 0385324138

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a very Good+ / Near Fine example with a bbit of rubbing to the boards and corner tips, in a Very Good+ / near Fine dustjackey with a bit of sunning to the front panel, signed and inscribed by the author "For Marie -Diana Gabaldon", jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, 577 pages, b&w illustrations, -----contents include: SYNOPSES: Outlander; Dragonfly in Amber; Voyager; Drums of Autumn --- CHARACTERS: Where they come from - Mushrooms, Onions and Hard Nuts; Cast of Characters; I Get Letters - Horoscope Reading for Jamie Fraser - for Claire Beauchamp, Ran... View more info