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

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

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

Price: $98.93

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

Image for Daughter of Isis -by Joanna Makepeace

Daughter of Isis -by Joanna Makepeace

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

Price: $31.61

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

Image for Falcon Queen -by Val Manning

Falcon Queen -by Val Manning

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

Price: $39.53

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 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: $13.13

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 Halfhyde's Island -by Philip McCutchan -book 2 of the Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde Series ( Volume ii )

Halfhyde's Island -by Philip McCutchan -book 2 of the Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde Series ( Volume ii )

By: McCutchan, Philip (aka Robert Conington Galway, Duncan MacNeil )

Price: $13.13

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: St Martin's Press, 1975, 1st edition, First Printing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164018

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a close to Near Fine example but there is a small patch of discolouration at the lower spine tip so a Very Good+ example, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some small chips and tears which have been tape repaired, , 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 Dark Enchantment -by Eva McDonald

Dark Enchantment -by Eva McDonald

By: McDonald, Eva

Price: $31.61

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: $23.69

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 sisters. ---Alexander was only a teenager when the potato famine struck Scotland and his family lost everything as the laird... 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: $39.53

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: $46.13

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

Image for Queen Cleopatra -by Talbot Mundy

Queen Cleopatra -by Talbot Mundy

By: Mundy, Talbot ( William Lancaster Gribbon )

Price: $11.81

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

Image for Mandingo ---by Kyle Onstott  ( Falconhurst Series )

Mandingo ---by Kyle Onstott ( Falconhurst Series )

By: Onstott, Kyle

Price: $17.09

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticutt, Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Crest 1958 (actually circa 1975 ), 1st Crest Edition, Later Printing: 1975

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164088

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------paperback, a solid Good copy with some light wear, spine creases, a bit of age toning to paper, nice cover art showing a southern belle with arm-in-arm with a black man ---movie tie-in sticker on front panel ,"---Behind the hoop skirts & hospitality, the mint juleps & magnolia blossoms of the Old South was a world few people knew existed --- a world of violence, cruelty, greed, & lust. Mandingo brings to vivid life the sounds, the smells, the terrible reality of the slave-breeding farms & plantations where men & women were mated & bred like cattle. You may rave about mandingo... View more info

Image for Sir Percy Leads the Band:  The new Scarlet Pimpernel Novel

Sir Percy Leads the Band: The new Scarlet Pimpernel Novel

By: Orczy, Baroness (Emma Maedalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1941, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1941

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145615

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Good or better hardcover in an attractive Good dustjacket with general wear and tear, still looks pretty nice, scarce especially in jacket, front endpaper missing, jacket 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 Celestial City ---as colourful as the Scarlet Pimpernel

The Celestial City ---as colourful as the Scarlet Pimpernel

By: Orczy, Baroness (Emma Maedalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1936, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1936

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145616

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy in blue cloth, in a lightly chipped and torn but VERY attractive Good dustjacket, nice vintage copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Mam'zelle Guillotine :  An Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel ----a 1st Edition in Dustjacket ( Madamoiselle )( Mamzelle )

Mam'zelle Guillotine : An Adventure of the Scarlet Pimpernel ----a 1st Edition in Dustjacket ( Madamoiselle )( Mamzelle )

By: Orczy, Baroness (Emma Maedalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara )

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1941, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145619

Condition: Good (see description)


----------hardcover, blue cloth, a Good only copy in a chipped and torn dustjacket, 4 stamps from a convent stamped into book, boards are quite mottled, the true 1st edition and in a dustjacket to boot, rear flap looks like it has had about 1/4" trimmed , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, View more info

Image for Beau Brocade -by Baroness Orczy

Beau Brocade -by Baroness Orczy

By: Orczy, Baroness (Emma Maedalena Rosalia Maria Josefa Barbara )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: Hodder & Stoughton ( H&S ), 1934 (previously 1927), 1st New Edition, First Printing: 1934

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145620

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy with a wee bit of very light wear, light brown cloth, in a lightly chipped and torn but VERY attractive Good to very Good dustjacket, nice vintage copy, ink name and date on front end paper, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Captain Bartholomew Hoare:  Hoare and the Portsmouth Atrocities ---with Hoare and the Headless Captains ---with Hoare and the Matter of Treason ---Book 1, 2 and 3 ---Three Volumes

Captain Bartholomew Hoare: Hoare and the Portsmouth Atrocities ---with Hoare and the Headless Captains ---with Hoare and the Matter of Treason ---Book 1, 2 and 3 ---Three Volumes

By: Perkins, Wilder

Price: $22.37

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: St Martin's Press / Thomas Dunne Books, 1998, 2000, 2001, 1st edition, First Printing for All: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146793

ISBN: 0312192835

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, all are Near Fine copies in Near Fine dustjackets, all in uniform size and condition, the entire Hoare collection, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for From the Cradle to the Grave:  The Local Victorians as Told in News Items from The Driffield Times and general Advertiser -by D Petch ( Yorkshire, England )

From the Cradle to the Grave: The Local Victorians as Told in News Items from The Driffield Times and general Advertiser -by D Petch ( Yorkshire, England )

By: Petch, D (editor) ( Driffield Times and general Advertiser, Yorkshire, England )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: England, Driffield, East Yorkshire, UK: Alma Printers . D Petch ( Driffield Times and General Advertiser related), No Date ( 2003 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153983

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 199 pages, b&w photos, ---"selected from a collection of hundreds of news items printed during the reign of Queen Victoria, in the Driffield Times and General Advertiser. You might laugh, gasp in amazement, or cry, but you won't be able to put it down and when you reach the end, you'll start again", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for A Hundred Lyrics By Eden Philpotts ( 100 )

A Hundred Lyrics By Eden Philpotts ( 100 )

By: Philpotts, Eden

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Ernest Benn, NO Date -Circa 1944 or 1945, 1st Edition, Later Printing: 1945

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158257

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, about 5.5 x 8.5 inches, brown cloth, a solid Very Good+ copy with some rubbing to the boards and edges, gift inscription dated 1945, in an attractive Good or better dustjacket with some light wear, some browning to the spine of the jacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Defenders of the Faith ---by Jean Plaidy

Defenders of the Faith ---by Jean Plaidy

By: Plaidy, Jean ( Eleanor Burford, Philippa Carr, Elbur Ford, Victoria Holt, Kathleen Kellow, Anna Percival, Ellalice Tate )

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Robert Hale, 1971, 1st Edition thus, First Printing (re-Issue of the 1956 Edition ): 1971

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145719

ISBN: 0709111053

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a better than normal ex library copy with fewer than normal library markings, in an attractive Very Good price clipped dustjacket, couple of small tape marks on flaps and some foxing to the verso of the jacket but otherwise a very bright, attractive dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Defenders of the Faith ---by Jean Plaidy

Defenders of the Faith ---by Jean Plaidy

By: Plaidy, Jean ( Eleanor Burford, Philippa Carr, Elbur Ford, Victoria Holt, Kathleen Kellow, Anna Percival, Ellalice Tate )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Robert Hale, 1971, 1st Edition thus, First Printing (re-Issue of the 1956 Edition ): 1971

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145720

ISBN: 0709111053

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, not price clipped, just a hint of bumping to upper corners, wee bit of dustiness to upper edge of text block, a sharp copy of this scarce title, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info