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Image for The Lion's Skin  -by Rafael Sabatini / # 1 Stanley paul's Famous Copyright Novels Library

The Lion's Skin -by Rafael Sabatini / # 1 Stanley paul's Famous Copyright Novels Library

By: Sabatini, Rafael

Price: $17.09

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Stanley Paul, NO DATE (ca. 1928 ), 1st Edition Thus, Reprint ( 118th Thousand ): 1928

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158672

Condition: Good (see description)


-------------softcover, about 6 x 8.5 inches, a Good copy with overall wear, some chips and short tears, cover creases, bit of tape on the spine, scarce edition, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Sword of Islam ---by Rafael Sabatini

The Sword of Islam ---by Rafael Sabatini

By: Sabatini, Rafael

Price: $19.73

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: McClelland and Stewart ( M&S ), 1939, 1st Canadian Edition, First Printing: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158676

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, tan cloth with brown-red lettering, a solid Very Good copy, some light wear and rubbing mainly to the tips, M&S designation on the spine and title page with Houghton Mifflin copyright info on the copyright page, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Lost King ---by Rafael Sabatini

The Lost King ---by Rafael Sabatini

By: Sabatini, Rafael

Price: $38.21

Publisher: Boston, Massachussetts, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1937, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158677

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


----------hardcover, a very nice Very Good+ copy, a bit of age toning to the upper edge of the text block, in an attractive Good dutsjacket with some chips and tears, 2 x 2 inch chip on front panel along upper edge has been tidied with a colour copy patched/laid in between the dustjacket and the mylar protector, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Birth of Mischief: A Historical Novel   ---by Rafael Sabatini  / Armed Services Edition # 1006 ( ASE )

The Birth of Mischief: A Historical Novel ---by Rafael Sabatini / Armed Services Edition # 1006 ( ASE )

By: Sabatini, Rafael / Armed Services Edition # 1006 ( ASE )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Armed Services Edition # 1006 ( ASE ), 1944, 1st ASE Edition, First Printing: 1944

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158535

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------oblong paperback, about 6.5 x 4.5 inches, a solid Very Good copy, a bit of light 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

Image for The Sea Hawk: A Historical Novel   ---by Rafael Sabatini  / Armed Services Edition # 812 ( ASE )

The Sea Hawk: A Historical Novel ---by Rafael Sabatini / Armed Services Edition # 812 ( ASE )

By: Sabatini, Rafael / Armed Servies Edition # 8122 ( ASE )

Price: $26.33

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Armed Services Edition # 8122 ( ASE ), NO DATE (circa 1944 ), 1st ASE Edition, 2nd Printing: 1944

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158537

Condition: Good (see description)


----------oblong paperback, about 6.5 x 4.5 inches, a solid Good copy, a bit of light wear, a bit of age toning to paper, short tear at upper spine tip, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

The Sea-Hawk -by Rafael Sabatini -with Scenes from the Photoplay ( Movie Tie-In Edition for the 1924 Film Starring Milton Sills )

By: Sabatini, Rafael / Grosset and Dunlap Photoplay Edition

Price: $14.45

Publisher: New York, NY / Toronto, Ontario, N.Y. - New York / Toronto, ON: Grosset and Dunlap ( G&D ) / Thomas Allen, NO DATE, 1st Photoplay Edition ( 1924 or 1925 ), 1st Printing: 1925

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151065

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy in an attractive Good dustjacket, some chips and tears to jacket, front blank endpaper has been clipped, small patch of loss on half title page, partial ink name with 1925 date on front endpaper, the book is a G&D edition byt the dustjacket is Thomas Allen so this is the 1st Canadian Photoplay edition with a ALLEN dj and G&D book, a scarce Photoplay variant, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Beaten By Graft: A Novel (sequel to Diplomacy Versus Courage )( Story of Thomas Arthur Lally )

Beaten By Graft: A Novel (sequel to Diplomacy Versus Courage )( Story of Thomas Arthur Lally )

By: Sadd, Norman

Price: $65.93

Publisher: New Zealand, Auckland / Wellington / Christchurch, NZ: Whitcombe and Tombs Limited, 1939, 1st edition, First Printing: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148833

Condition: Very Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a Very Good copy, a bit of light wear, spine is slightly cocked, front blank endpaper has been removed, a bit of age toning to paper but mainly to the endpapers and first few pages, in a chipped and torn but largely intact attractive Good dustjacket, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, scarce, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Dissolution -by C J Sansom ---the FIRST Matthew Shardlake Novel -by C J Sansom ( Winner of the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award )

Dissolution -by C J Sansom ---the FIRST Matthew Shardlake Novel -by C J Sansom ( Winner of the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger Award )

By: Sansom, C J ( Christopher )

Price: $32.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Viking, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 164631

ISBN: 0670032034

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, no remainder mark, pretty much as new, short faint crease on front flap, Matthew Shardlake is a hunchbacked lawyer during the time of King Henry VIII, ---"Exciting and elegantly written, Dissolution is an utterly compelling first novel and a riveting portrayal of Tudor England. The year is 1537, and the country is divided between those faithful to the Catholic Church and those loyal to the king and the newly established Church of England. When a royal commissioner is brutally murdered in a monastery on the south coast of Eng... View more info

Image for The Queen's Cross:  A Biographical Romance of Queen Isabella of Spain -by Lawrence Schoonover

The Queen's Cross: A Biographical Romance of Queen Isabella of Spain -by Lawrence Schoonover

By: Schoonover, Lawrence

Price: $19.73

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Collins, 1956, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156585

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy,, a few small tape marks on endpapers, in an attractive Vetry Good dustjacket with some light rubbing, short closed tear and associated creasing on upper edge of front panel, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Devil Water -by Anya Seton -a Signed Copy ( 1st UK Edition in dustjacket)

Devil Water -by Anya Seton -a Signed Copy ( 1st UK Edition in dustjacket)

By: Seton, Anya (signed)( Anya Seton Chase )

Price: $65.93

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 1962, 1st UK Edition, First Printing: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 163141

Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)


-------------hardcover, a Very Good+ to Near Fine example, a bit of light rubbing to edges and tips, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chips and tears, sunning to the spine, signed without inscription by ANYA SETON, uncommon signed, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, ---"This fiercely beautiful novel tells the true story of Charles Radcliff, a Catholic nobleman who joined the short-lived Jacobite rebellion of 1715, and of Jenny, his daughter by a secret marriage. Set in the wilds of Northumbria, teeming London, and colonial Virginia - where Jenny eventually set... View more info

Image for Warrior in Bronze -by George Shipway

Warrior in Bronze -by George Shipway

By: Shipway, George

Price: $22.37

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Walker, 1985, 1st US Edition, First Printing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148018

ISBN: 0802708498

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Fire Mountain -a Thrilling sea Story ---by Norman Springer

Fire Mountain -a Thrilling sea Story ---by Norman Springer

By: Springer, Norman

Price: $19.73

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Grosset and Dunlap Edition ( G&D ), 1923 (actually About 1925), 1st Printing: 1925

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 145548

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------hardcover, a Very Good+ copy with some age darkening to the text block, some offset to the endpapers, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some shallow chipping and tears mainly at the spine tips, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Hollow Hills ---by Mary Stewart -book 2 of the Merlin Cycle -a Signed Copy ( Volume Two )

The Hollow Hills ---by Mary Stewart -book 2 of the Merlin Cycle -a Signed Copy ( Volume Two )

By: Stewart, Mary (signed)

Price: $197.93

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON / London, UK: Musson / Hodder and Stoughton ( H&S ), 1973, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 164476

ISBN: 0340172754

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a very lightly rubbed Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, a few very small nicks mainly at the spine tips, a Canadian imprint with the price clip at the upper corner of the front flap, signed without inscription by Mary Stewart, identical to the UK Hodder edition except for the red maple Leaf/crown logo at the base of the jacket's spine and the Canadian price location on the front flap, rarely found signed, the sequel to The Crystal Cave, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AV... View more info

Image for The Quarterdeck Ladder ---by Showell Styles

The Quarterdeck Ladder ---by Showell Styles

By: Styles, Showell (aka: Glyn Carr )

Price: $59.33

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: William Kimber, 1982, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157540

ISBN: 0718300297

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, a Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket with some sunning to the spine, looks new, historical fiction based on the real life Jeremiah Coghlan, all events are actual historical events, super IONICUS wraparound jacket art, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. View more info

The Black Cockade: Paul Gallant's Louisbourg Command -by Victor Suthren -a Signed Copy

By: Suthren, Victor (signed)

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto / Don Mills, ON: Collins, 1977, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152783

ISBN: 0002220121

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a small sticker pull on front panel, two short closed tears on rear panel, signed " I hope you enjoy reading this as much as I did writing it! Vic Suthren", any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

A Voice in the Night -by Geoffrey Trease

By: Trease, Geoffrey,

Price: $11.81

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

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150358

ISBN: 0434958700

Condition: Good (see description)


-----------hard cover, a solid Good ex library copy, in a Very Good+ price clipped dustjacket, usual library stamps and marks, small sticker on spine of jacket, a scarce title, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Cue for Treason:  A Tale of Shakespearian England  -by Geoffrey Trease

Cue for Treason: A Tale of Shakespearian England -by Geoffrey Trease

By: Trease, Geoffrey, with Notes and Questions By Marcel Jeanneret

Price: $14.45

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Copp Clark, No Date ( 1960's ), 1st Copp Clark Edition, Later Printing: 1963

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155929

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Good to Very Good copy, a bit of light wear to edges and tips of the boards, some light soiling, ink name, light green boards with darker green lettering and decoration showing Peter and Kit racing along on their horses, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Cue for Treason:  A Tale of Shakespearian England  -by Geoffrey Trease

Cue for Treason: A Tale of Shakespearian England -by Geoffrey Trease

By: Trease, Geoffrey, with Notes and Questions By Marcel Jeanneret

Price: $15.77

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Copp Clark, 1942 (likely 1950's ), 1st Copp Clark Edition, Later Printing: 1963

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159670

Condition: Good (see description)


------------hardcover, a solid Good copy, a bit light wear to edges and tips of the boards, small ink name, a bit of underlining and ink notations, light soiling, stiff red card boards with dark blue lettering and decoration showing Peter and Kit racing along on their horses, 1942 date on the title page but my feeling is that is referencing the 1st Canadian edition as this is likely 1950's, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Cue for Treason:  A Tale of Shakespearian England

Cue for Treason: A Tale of Shakespearian England

By: Trease, Geoffrey, with Notes and Questions By Marcel Jeanneret

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Copp Clark, No Date ( 1980's or 1990's ), Reprint: 1985

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160231

ISBN: 077303014X

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Very Good copy, cover crease, light spine creases, some light rubbing, a clean copy, no writing in the book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Cue for Treason:  A Tale of Shakespearian England

Cue for Treason: A Tale of Shakespearian England

By: Trease, Geoffrey, with Notes and Questions By Marcel Jeanneret

Price: $11.81

Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia, Vancouver, BC: Copp Clark, No Date ( Circa 1978s ), Reprint: 1978

Edition: Later printing(s)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 163194

ISBN: 077303014X

Condition: Good (see description)


----------paperback, a solid Good copy, cover crease, light spine creases, some light rubbing, ink numbers on the bottom edge of the text block ink name blacked out, no writing in the book, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED///(Guaranteed available) View more info