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Image for The Phantom Emperor: The Romance and Tragedy of Napoleon III -by Octave Aubry ( Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte / History )( First president of France and Last Monarch of France )( Biography / Biographical Novel )

The Phantom Emperor: The Romance and Tragedy of Napoleon III -by Octave Aubry ( Charles-Louis Napoléon Bonaparte / History )( First president of France and Last Monarch of France )( Biography / Biographical Novel )

By: Aubry, Octave (translated from the French By Frederick H Martens )

Price: $35.43

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y./ New York: Harper & Brothers, 1929, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 165028

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-------------hardcover, a Very Good+ example with a bit of light rubbing, in an attractive Good dustjacket with some chips and tears, fading to the spine, loss at lower spine tip has an old tape and paper repair, 351 pages, 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 Borgia Prince ---with The Borgia Bull ---TWO VOLUMES

The Borgia Prince ---with The Borgia Bull ---TWO VOLUMES

By: Bennetts, Pamela (aka: Helen Ashfield )

Price: $19.81

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Sphere edition, 1972, 1st Printing for Both: 1972

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148169

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------2 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, both are solid Very Good copies with a bit of light rubbing, a bit of age toning to paper, both in uniform format, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for The Viper of Milan -by Marjorie Bowen

The Viper of Milan -by Marjorie Bowen

By: Bowen, Marjorie ( Gabrielle Margaret Vere Long ) (aka: Margaret Campbell, Robert Paye, George Preedy, Joseph Shearing )

Price: $21.23

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: McClure Phillips and Co., 1906, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146782

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, no dustjacket, ink name in two spots, looks like front hinge has been reinforced with glue (an older repair), silver lettering on spine has flaked away, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for The Viper of Milan -by Marjorie Bowen

The Viper of Milan -by Marjorie Bowen

By: Bowen, Marjorie ( Gabrielle Margaret Vere Long ) (aka: Margaret Campbell, Robert Paye, George Preedy, Joseph Shearing )

Price: $21.23

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: McClure Phillips and Co., 1906, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146783

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, no dustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for William & Mary Trilogy, Book 1, 2 & 3: I Will Maintain; Defender of the Faith; For God and the King - By Marjorie Bowen -THREE VOLUMES  -by Marjorie Bowen  ( House of Orange )

William & Mary Trilogy, Book 1, 2 & 3: I Will Maintain; Defender of the Faith; For God and the King - By Marjorie Bowen -THREE VOLUMES -by Marjorie Bowen ( House of Orange )

By: Bowen, Marjorie ( Gabrielle Margaret Vere Long ) (aka: Margaret Campbell, Robert Paye, George Preedy, Joseph Shearing )

Price: $42.53

Publisher: Alberta, Neerlandia, AB / Caledonia, MI: Inheritance Publications, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1st Edition thus, First Printing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 162002

ISBN: 0921100434

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING CHARGE), softcovers, about 6w x 9h inches, all are Very Good+ to Near Fine examples, small nick on one book, a bit of light rubbing to corners, ink name in each book, all in uniform format, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo, ///NOT SIGNED/// View more info

Image for Honey Off Thorns -by Anne M Brady ( Set During the Reign of King Henry VIII )

Honey Off Thorns -by Anne M Brady ( Set During the Reign of King Henry VIII )

By: Brady, Anne M

Price: $18.39

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Severn House, 1988, 1st edition, First Printing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160428

ISBN: 0727816411

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, the author's 2nd book, set during the reign of Henry VIII and the love affair between Isobel, a nun, and Robert FitzHugh who is already betrothed to another, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Elizabeth, Duchess of Somerset - 1683 - 1714 / Volume Two -by Marianne Brandis ( Elizabeth Percy Somerset )( Book 2 /  ii )

Elizabeth, Duchess of Somerset - 1683 - 1714 / Volume Two -by Marianne Brandis ( Elizabeth Percy Somerset )( Book 2 / ii )

By: Brandis, Marianne / Porcupine's Quill Press

Price: $14.13

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, Inc., 1989, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160803

ISBN: 0889840954

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, about 6w x 9h inches, a Near Fine example, in a Very Good+ dustjacket with a slight crimple at lower section of spine, a very short closed tear, ---"Brandis shows us the private story as well as the public one, by taking us into the houses and estates of the Percy family. Like Marion Fowler, in her portrait of the Blenheim Palace of the Marlborough family, Brandis stoops to conquer. She shows us the stuff of daily life among people of every class and transforms the dust of history into the texture of human existence and passion. This epic canvass is bound together an... View more info

Rats' Castle -by Roy Bridges ( Rat's / Rats )

By: Bridges, Roy

Price: $14.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Hutchinson, NO DATE (circa 1930 ), 3rd Edition, 1st Printing /or/ 1st Edition, 3rd Printing: 1930

Edition: Later Printing of the first Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153441

Condition: Very Good (see description)


----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, in a chipped and torn but generally intact attractive FAIR onlydustjacket, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Dear and Glorious Physician ---the Story of St. Luke -by Taylor Caldwell

By: Caldwell, Taylor ( Pen Name for Janet Miriam Taylor Caldwell )( Also Wrote as Max Reiner )(aka: J. Miriam Reback / Janet Reback )

Price: $25.49

Publisher: New York, NY, Garden City, N.Y. / New York: Doubleday, 1959, Book Club Edition: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 157692

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy with a bit of light edge wear, in an attractive Good to Very Good dustjacket with a bit of light wear, small chips, some browning to the spine, looks quite nice overall, includes a Bibliography for further reading, over 60 weeks on the Bestseller list, likely Ms. Caldwell's most popular book and considered by many to be her best, a clean copy, ----------The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand y... View more info

Image for Dear and Glorious Physician ---the Story of St. Luke -by Taylor Caldwell

Dear and Glorious Physician ---the Story of St. Luke -by Taylor Caldwell

By: Caldwell, Taylor ( Pen Name for Janet Miriam Taylor Caldwell )( Also Wrote as Max Reiner )(aka: J. Miriam Reback / Janet Reback )

Price: $24.07

Publisher: Garden City, NY ( New York ), Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1959, Book Club Edition: 1959

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 158208

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in an attractive Very Good dustjacket with a bit of age toning and some small spots to the spine, a clean square copy, a few shallow chips and tears, includes a Bibliography for further reading, over 60 weeks on the Bestseller list, likely Ms. Caldwell's most popular book and considered by many to be her best, a clean copy, ----------The world-famous novel about the triumphant story of St. Luke. Man of science, and Gospel writer. Today St. Luke is known as the author of the third Gospel of the New Testament, but two thousand years ago he was Lucanus, a ... View more info

Image for Tyrant, Book 1 of the TYRANT Series -by Christian Cameron -a Signed Copy ( Volume One )

Tyrant, Book 1 of the TYRANT Series -by Christian Cameron -a Signed Copy ( Volume One )

By: Cameron, Christian (signed)(aka Miles Cameron, Gordon Kent )

Price: $14.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Orion, 2008, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 152544

ISBN: 0752894110

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------paperback, aNear Fine copy, unread, signed by the author, ---A well-born Athenian cavalry officer, Kineas fought shoulder to shoulder with Alexander in his epic battles against the Persian hordes. But when he returns to his native city, he finds not glory but shame—and exile. With nothing to his name but his military skills, Kineas agrees to lead a band of veterans to the city of Olbia, where the Tyrant is offering good money to train the city's elite cavalry. But soon Kineas and his men find they have stumbled into a deadly maze of intrigue and conspiracy as the Tyrant plots to us... View more info

Image for The Deer and the Cauldron:  Martial Arts Novel Trilogy -book 1, 2, 3 -by Louis Cha ( Volume 1st, 2nd, 3rd / First, Second, Third )

The Deer and the Cauldron: Martial Arts Novel Trilogy -book 1, 2, 3 -by Louis Cha ( Volume 1st, 2nd, 3rd / First, Second, Third )

By: Cha, Louis (penanme for Jin Yong ); Translated and Edited By John Minford (with Rachel May )

Price: $425.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 1997, 1999, 2002, 1st Edition, First and Later Printings: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160348

ISBN: 0195903277

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------3 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, all are Near Fine or better copies, in Near Fine or better dustjackets, a wee bit of light rubbing at tips, book3 is a 1st printing, books 1 and 2 are later printings, all in uniform format, map endpapers, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, 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 Book and the Sword: A Martial Arts Novel -by Louis Cha

The Book and the Sword: A Martial Arts Novel -by Louis Cha

By: Cha, Louis (penanme for Jin Yong ); Translated By Graham Earnshaw; Edited By John Minford (with Rachel May )

Price: $141.93

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Oxford University Press ( OUP ), 2004, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160349

ISBN: 0195907272

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine or better copy, in a Near Fine or better dustjacket, a wee bit of light rubbing at tips, 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 Left of Africa -by Hal Clement

Left of Africa -by Hal Clement

By: Clement, Hal ( aka George Richard, Harry C. Stubbs )

Price: $25.49

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana, New Orleans, LA: The Aurian Society Press, 1976, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 160410

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy, in a very slightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket with a small rub at upper spine tip, b&w illustrations by Dany Frolich, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo View more info

Image for Sharpe's Triumph:  Richard Sharpe & the Battle of Assaye, September 1803

Sharpe's Triumph: Richard Sharpe & the Battle of Assaye, September 1803

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $14.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 1998, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 144272

ISBN: 0002256304

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 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 Sharpe's Havoc: Richard Sharpe and the campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809 ---by Bernard Cornwell

Sharpe's Havoc: Richard Sharpe and the campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809 ---by Bernard Cornwell

By: Cornwell, Bernard ( Aka Susannah Kells )

Price: $14.13

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2003, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 153645

ISBN: 0007120109

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hard cover, Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, unread, remainder mark, 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 21 Volumes Richard Sharpe:  Sharpe's Tiger; Triumph; Fortress; Trafalgar; Prey; Rifles; Havoc; Eagle; Gold; Escape; Fury; Battle; Company; Sword; Enemy; Honour; Regiment; Siege; Revenge; Waterloo; Devil -TWENTY-ONE BOOKS By Bernard Cornwell

21 Volumes Richard Sharpe: Sharpe's Tiger; Triumph; Fortress; Trafalgar; Prey; Rifles; Havoc; Eagle; Gold; Escape; Fury; Battle; Company; Sword; Enemy; Honour; Regiment; Siege; Revenge; Waterloo; Devil -TWENTY-ONE BOOKS By Bernard Cornwell

By: Cornwell, Bernard ( Aka Susannah Kells )

Price: $113.53

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. New York / London, UK: Harper Collins / HarperCollins / Fontana, various Dates, 1st and Later Printings: 1995

Edition: Later and/or First Printings

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 155048

ISBN: 0007120168

Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------21 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), paperbacks, all Very Good or better, a few spine creases, just a wee bit of light rubbing, overall these are in very nice condition, some age toning to paper in some books, overseas shipping (outside of canada and the USA ) will require additional postage, 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 Sharpe's Prey:  Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 -a Signed Copy

Sharpe's Prey: Richard Sharpe and the Expedition to Copenhagen, 1807 -a Signed Copy

By: Cornwell, Bernard (signed)(aka Susannah Kells )

Price: $24.07

Publisher: London, England, London, Uk: HarperCollins / Harper Collins, 2001, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 147345

ISBN: 0002258757

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Very Good+ dustjacket, a bit of light rubbing to upper edge of jacket, signed and inscribed by Cornwell ---For ___ _______, Welcome to Copenhagen! Bernard Cornwell, a bit of age toning to paper, spine is slightly cocked, 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 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: $14.13

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

Image for The Persimmon Tree ---by Bryce Courtenay

The Persimmon Tree ---by Bryce Courtenay

By: Courtenay, Bryce

Price: $21.23

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