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The Planter  A Novel., Whitaker, Herman
141 Whitaker, Herman The Planter A Novel.
New York Harper & Brothers 1909 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Green cloth boards show shelf wear, some soiling. Previous owner's name on FFEP, corners bumped. Back board hinge has split but is still solid. A few pages show spotting. ; Illustrated front board and spine, B&W frontispiece with tissue guard. A tight solid book. ; 7.40 X 5.10 X 1.40 inches; 536 pages 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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The Cadfael Companion The World of Brother Cadfael, Whiteman, Robin
142 Whiteman, Robin The Cadfael Companion The World of Brother Cadfael
London Macdonald & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. 1991 0356200523 / 9780356200521 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ shows very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 392 pages; "Introduced by Ellis Peters, an elegantly bound, richly illustrated reference guide to the world of Peters's very popular medieval sleuth, Brother Cadfael, covers all of the characters, settings, and trivia of the mystery series." 
Price: 21.50 CDN
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Knights of the Black and White, Whyte, Jack
143 Whyte, Jack Knights of the Black and White
Toronto Viking Canada 2006 0670045136 / 9780670045136 1st; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Slight edge wear to DJ and book ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. Number line 1-10, bright, solid book ; Templar Trilogy Book One; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 548 pages; "Readers of Whyte's Camulod series (eight novels set during the Arthurian period) will be very excited to jump into this, the first of a projected trilogy chronicling the birth of the Knights Templar. The novel begins in 1088, as Hugh St. Clair, a French nobleman, joins a mysterious society known as the Order. Soon Hugh is hip deep in the blood and gore of the First Crusade, which so scars him that he dedicates the rest of his life to serving God. But things don't go exactly according to plan, and soon Hugh is part of an elite band of monks whose religious devotion is matched by their skill at hand-to-hand combat. Whyte, a master at painting pictures on an epic-sized canvas, pulls the reader into the story with his usual deft combination of historical drama and old--fashioned adventure." 
Price: 16.50 CDN
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144 Whyte, Jack Standard of Honor
Toronto Viking Canada 2007 0670045144 / 9780670045143 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; Templar Trilogy Book Two ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 614 pages; As the deadly Crusades rage on, Christian forces are easily destroyed by the armies of Saladin, Sultan of Egypt, Syria, & Mesopotamia. Among the Knights Templar are two cousins; André St. Clair, a young man forced to escape his homeland when he is wrongfully accused of a crime, & Scottish knight Alexander Sinclair, a spy for the ancient Brotherhood of Sion. Along with his father, Henry, André is offered the chance to escape injustice by joining the Third Crusade and fighting with the armies of Richard of Aquitaine, soon to become King of England. Sinclair's war is almost over before it begins when he is taken captive by one of Saladin's captains. Learning from his captor that Saladin believes the Knights Templar to be the most dangerous of all the enemies of Islam & that he is determined to kill them all, Sinclair fears for his friends' lives. But perhaps the biggest threat to the St. Clair family is the new king, Richard the Lionheart, whose duplicitous ways & fierce temper lead to his shocking and vicious betrayal of one of his best men. 
Price: 18.50 CDN
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The Eagle, Whyte, Jack
145 Whyte, Jack The Eagle
Toronto Viking Canada 2005 0670867640 / 9780670867646 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; The Camulod Chronicles, Book 9; 2.3 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches; 691 pages; Whyte concludes his nine-volume retelling of the Arthurian legend with a rousing final chapter in the saga of Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere. With the threat of a Saxon invasion looming, Arthur attempts to cobble together a united Britain but is thwarted by jealous rivals. Meanwhile, Clothar (Lancelot), a romantic young nobleman, pledges his loyalty to Arthur and the ideals of Camulod (Camelot). As the two men work feverishly to turn their vision of Camulod into a reality, the stage is set for the ultimate clash between Arthur and his enemies. As one might expect, the doomed love triangle of Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere plays a pivotal role in this epic reworking of this classic literary staple. 
Price: 14.50 CDN
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The Forest Laird: a Tale of William Wallace, Whyte, Jack
146 Whyte, Jack The Forest Laird: a Tale of William Wallace
Toronto Viking Canada 2010 0670068462 / 9780670068463 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Only light wear ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; The Guardians #1; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 720 pages; In the pre-dawn hours of August 24, 1305 a.d., in London's Smithfield Prison, the outlaw William Wallace, who is to be executed at dawn, is visited by a Scottish priest who has come to hear his last Confession. So begins The Forest Laird, the first book in Jack Whyte’s masterful new trilogy. Wallace's story leads us through his many lives—as an outlaw and a fugitive, a hero and a patriot, a rebel and a kingmaker. He is the first heroic figure from the Scottish Wars of Independence brought blazingly to life in Jack Whyte's new trilogy, the Guardians, and will be followed by his two compatriots Robert the Bruce, King of Scots; and Sir James Douglas, known as The Black Douglas. Their exploits and escapades, desperate struggles and medieval savagery, high ideals and fierce patriotism are the stuff of legends, and the soul and substance of these epic novels. 
Price: 19.50 CDN
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The Guardian  A Tale Of Andrew Murray, Whyte, Jack
147 Whyte, Jack The Guardian A Tale Of Andrew Murray
Toronto Viking 2014 0670068489 / 9780670068487 First Canadian Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Some water damage to back of dustjacket ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; The Guardians #3; 9.06 X 5.98 X 1.81 inches; 546 pages; "From Jack Whyte, the master of the sweeping historical epic, comes the continuing story of two heroes who reshaped and reconfigured the entire destiny of the kingdom of Scotland by defying the might and power of Edward Plantagenet, the king of England, who called himself the Hammer of the Scots. Wallace the Braveheart would become the only legendary, heroic commoner in medieval British history and the undying champion of the common man. The other, Robert Bruce, earl of Carrick, would perfect the techniques of guerrilla warfare developed by Wallace and use them to create his own place in history as the greatest king of Scots who ever lived. In the spring of 1297, the two men meet in Ayr, in the south of Scotland, each having recently lost a young wife, one in childbirth and the other by murder. Each is heartbroken but determined in his grief to defy the ambitions of England and its malignant king, whose lust to conquer and consume the realm of Scotland is blatant and unyielding. Their combined anger at the injustices of the invading English is about to unleash a storm in Scotland that will last for sixteen years—and destroy England’s military power for decades—before giving rise to a new nation of free men." 
Price: 18.95 CDN
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148 Whyte, Jack The Lance Thrower
New York Forge Books 2004 0312869290 / 9780312869298 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
A light lean to book, DJ shows some creasing of top edge, light soil of page edges ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; The Camulod Chronicles, Book 6; 1.6 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 528 pages; In his last book in this series, we witnessed the young king pull the sword from the stone and begin his journey to greatness. Now we reach the tale itself-how the most shining court in history was made. Clothar is a young man of promise. He has been sent from the wreckage of Gaul to one of the few schools remaining, where logic and rhetoric are taught along with battle techniques that will allow him to survive in the cruel new world where the veneer of civilization is held together by barbarism. He is sent by his mentor on a journey to aid another young man: Arthur Pendragon. He is a man who wants to replace barbarism with law, and keep those who work only for destruction at bay. He is seen, as the last great hope for all that is good.Clothar is drawn to this man, and together they build a dream too perfect to last--and, with a special woman, they share a love that will nearly destroy them all... The name of Clothar may be unknown to modern readers, for tales change in the telling through centuries. But any reader will surely know this heroic young man as well as they know the man who became his king. Hundreds of years later, chronicles call Clothar, the Lance Thrower, by a much more common name. That of Lancelot. 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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The Shadow of the Eagle, Woodman, Richard
149 Woodman, Richard The Shadow of the Eagle
London John Murray 1997 0719557542 / 9780719557545 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ shows light shelf wear. Remainder dot on bottom page edges, light toning of pages. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; A Nathaniel Drinkwater Novel #13; 9.30 X 6.40 X 1.10 inches; 260 pages; "Attending King Louis, Captain Nathaniel Drinkwater is alarmed to receive secret intelligence that a new and imminent threat to peace exists. Seizing an opportunity he alone can exploit, Drinkwater sets aside the benefits of a quiet retirement and risks his life and reputation to prevent disaster befalling his country." 
Price: 19.95 CDN
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Any Approaching Enemy  A Novel of the Napoleonic Wars, Worrall, Jay
150 Worrall, Jay Any Approaching Enemy A Novel of the Napoleonic Wars
New York Random House 2006 140006306X / 9781400063062 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Trace of previous owner's stamp on front free end paper ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Charles Edgemont series Vol 2; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1.10 inches; 288 pages; "Worrall brings dashing British naval Capt. Charles Edgemont back in this clever sequel to Sails on the Horizon. This time out, Edgemont joins rear admiral Horatio Nelson's squadron in the Mediterranean to search for a French fleet up to no good. When a storm scatters the squadron, Edgemont sails his frigate, Louisa, in search of Nelson—a search that becomes even more crucial when he learns the location of the French fleet at Alexandria, Egypt, from an English spy. After a series of adventures and misadventures, Edgemont finally stumbles on Nelson, and the squadron sails to Alexandria where it engages the French fleet in one of history's great naval battles—the Battle of the Nile. Worrall is well-versed in nautical history and writes with scrupulous authenticity without confusing the novice (despite the occasional "Haul the reef cringle"). The arrival on board of Edgemont's new wife, Penny, an independent and headstrong Quaker, gives Worrall an opportunity to have some fun as Penny attempts, as she says to Edgemont, to "manage thy properties." " 
Price: 18.50 CDN
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Sails on the Horizon  A Novel of the Napoleonic Wars, Worrall, Jay
151 Worrall, Jay Sails on the Horizon A Novel of the Napoleonic Wars
New York Random House 2005 1400063051 / 9781400063055 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
trace of previous owner's stamp on front free end paper. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Charles Edgemont series Vol 1; 9.20 X 6 X 1.30 inches; 304 pages; "Intrepid hero Charles Edgemont does battle with the French and their allies during the Napoleonic Wars in Worrell's competent debut. A lowly lieutenant for a few pages, Charles is quickly elevated to master of the outdated Argonaut as she's ordered to sacrifice herself in an attempt to stall the Spanish fleet. Stall them he does, and the prize money he gets makes him wealthy just in time to help his destitute brother. Charles is promoted, buys land and is given his own ship, but not before he takes over temporary command of a brig, whips her slovenly crew into shape and captures more prizes while patrolling the Irish Sea. Meanwhile, a pretty Quaker neighbor is succumbing to Charles's charms as readily as enemy ships succumb to his strategies. Aboard his new frigate, Louisa, Charles has several bloody encounters with the larger Spanish vessel, Santa Brigida, each more harrowing than the last. Although well executed and demonstrating Worrall's expertise in ship and sea warfare history, the plot runs too smoothly to be satisfying. Charles never stumbles, never runs afoul of anyone or anything. Handsome, charming, self-confident beyond the telling of it, he handily defeats veteran seamen, takes enormous chances and is always rewarded for his audacity and impetuousness." 
Price: 19.50 CDN
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Beau Geste, Wren, P. C.
152 Wren, P. C. Beau Geste
London John Murray 1961 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Fair dust jacket 
Price-clipped DJ has heavy wear with tears, creasing and chipping. Missing front free end paper Yellow boards show some edge wear and creasing. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 410 pages; Beau Geste is the first of a series about life in the French Foreign Legion. "Beau Geste is an adventure novel by P. C. Wren, which details the adventures of three English brothers who enlist separately in the French Foreign Legion following the theft of a valuable jewel from the country house of a relative. While written in 1924 the novel is set in the period before World War I." While some consider this the first of a trilogy also including Beau Sabreur and Beau Ideal, a number of his other stories featured the French Foreign Leagion. 
Price: 16.50 CDN
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The Mammon of Righteousness The Story of Coxe and the Box, Wren, P. C.
153 Wren, P. C. The Mammon of Righteousness The Story of Coxe and the Box
Toronto Longmans, Green & Co. 1930 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Cloth boards show shelf wear and some soiling, short tears in the cloth at the head of the spine. Previous owner's names on FFEP. This volume was previously in the collection of the Nakusp Library, and the library stamp is present inside back board and has been whited out inside front board and on FFEP. ; Beige cloth covered boards with black print front and spine, hinges intact. No other printing mentioned ; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 379 pages 
Price: 25.00 CDN
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Beau Ideal, Wren, Percival Christopher
154 Wren, Percival Christopher Beau Ideal
London John Murray 1952 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Price clipped DJ heavily chipped with a few tears with creasing, some loss head & tail of spine, faint name stamp on front free end paper. Small clip top fore edge of FFEP, front hinge intact, back hinge started but solid. ; Yellow paper covered boards shows light wear bottom edge, brown stamped titles front and spine. ; 348 pages; This is the 3rd in a series of French Foreign Legion novels starting with Beau Geste and Beau Sabreur. 
Price: 39.95 CDN
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