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Love - and the Philosopher ; a Study in Sentiment, Corelli, Marie
21 Corelli, Marie Love - and the Philosopher ; a Study in Sentiment
London Methuen 1930 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red dust jacket is chipped with tears at most extremities, creasing. Some loss top DJ spine affecting title. Light wear to book's extremities. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 1.25 x 7.5 x 5.25 Inches; 248 pages; This is the last of Marie Corelli's novels. The first edition was published in 1923. This is the 2nd (Cheap) edition. 
Price: 49.95 CDN
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Sharpe's Escape  Richard Sharpe and the Bussaco Campaign, 1810, Cornwell, Bernard
22 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Escape Richard Sharpe and the Bussaco Campaign, 1810
London HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2004 0007120133 / 9780007120130 1st; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Only slight wear.; Inscribed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 7.95 X 5.35 X 1.26 inches; 351 pages; "The twentieth instalment in the bestselling Sharpe series. Sharpe's Escape takes place in the summer of 1810, once again in the Peninsular War. The French are mounting their third and most dangerous invasion of Portugal. Captain Richard Sharpe with his company of redcoats and riflemen meets the invaders on the gaunt ridge of Bussaco. But there, despite a stunning British victory, the French are not stopped and the army have to fall back. Sharpe has made enemies among the Portuguese and during the retreat through Coimbra, he and Sergeant Harper are lured into a trap designed to kill them. With the help of an Englishwoman, Sharpe survives, but is cut off from the army. He has to rejoin his regiment if the command is not to fall to the ambitious Lieutenant Slinbsby. At the Lines of Torres Vedras, the vast defences built to stop the French before Lisbon, Sharpe confronts his enemies in a climactic battle." 
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The Burning Land, Cornwell, Bernard
23 Cornwell, Bernard The Burning Land
New York HarperCollins Publishers 2009 0060888741 / 9780060888749 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
Remainder dot on bottom page edges. Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Saxon Tales #5; 9.50 X 6.40 X 1.50 inches; 336 pages; "At the end of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in ill health; his heir, an untested youth. His enemy, the Danes, having failed to conquer Wessex, now see their chance for victory. Led by the sword of savage warrior Harald Bloodhair, the Viking hordes attack. But Uhtred, Alfred’s reluctant warlord, proves his worth, outwitting Harald and handing the Vikings one of their greatest defeats.For Uhtred, the sweetness of victory is soon overshadowed by tragedy. Breaking with Alfred, he joins the Vikings, swearing never again to serve the Saxon king. Instead, he will reclaim his ancestral fortress on the Northumbrian coast. Allied with his old friend Ragnar-and his old foe Haesten-he aims to invade and conquer Wessex itself. But fate has different plans . . ." 
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The Winter King, Cornwell, Bernard
24 Cornwell, Bernard The Winter King
London Michael Joseph Ltd 1995 0718137620 / 9780718137625 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows some shelf wear with creasing and chipping.; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Warlord Chronicles #1; 9.29 X 6.38 X 1.73 inches; 435 pages; " With The Winter King, the first volume of his magnificent Warlord Chronicles, Bernard Cornwell finally turns to the story he was born to write: the mythic saga of King Arthur.The tale begins in Dark Age Britain, a land where Arthur has been banished and Merlin has disappeared, where a child-king sits unprotected on the throne, where religion vies with magic for the souls of the people. It is to this desperate land that Arthur returns, a man at once utterly human and truly heroic: a man of honor, loyalty, and amazing valor; a man who loves Guinevere more passionately than he should; a man whose life is at once tragic and triumphant. As Arthur fights to keep a flicker of civilization alive in a barbaric world, Bernard Cornwell makes a familiar tale into a legend all over again." 
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Plenty of Room & Air, Cushman, Dan
25 Cushman, Dan Plenty of Room & Air
Great Falls MT Stay Away, Joe Publishers 1975 0911436049 / 9780911436044 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Price clipped DJ shows some wear to extremities, short tear head of DJ spine, black X on back flap, light wear to blue cloth covered boards; Signed by the author on FFEP. DJ in Mylar ; 260 pages; "The fast-moving, funny, incident-rich account of the homestead days in Montana" 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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Dawn on a Distant Shore, Donati, Sara
26 Donati, Sara Dawn on a Distant Shore
New York Bantam 2000 0553107488 / 9780553107487 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; DJ shows light edge wear, spine ends lightly bumped; Signed by Donati on title page. A bright solid book, map endpapers, DJ in Mylar, unclipped. ; 1.59 x 9.6 x 6.5 Inches; 480 pages; Elizabeth & Nathaniel Bonner have settled into their life together at the edge of the New-York wilderness in the winter of 1794 when Elizabeth gives birth to healthy twins. But soon the events in Canada draw Nathaniel far away from his new family. In a desperate bid to save her husband, Elizabeth bundles her infants & sets out on the long trek to Montreal. Accompanied by her stepdaughter, Hannah, their wise friend Curiosity Freeman, and Runs-from-Bears, a Mohawk warrior and lifelong friend of Nathaniel's, Elizabeth journeys through the snowy wilderness and across treacherous waterways. But she soon discovers that freeing Nathaniel will take every ounce of her courage. Torn apart, the Bonners must embark on yet another perilous voyage...this time all the way across the ocean to the heart of Scotland, where a wealthy earl claims kinship with Nathaniel's father, Hawkeye. 
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Lake in the Clouds, Donati, Sara
27 Donati, Sara Lake in the Clouds
New York Bantam 2002 0553801406 / 9780553801408 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Some creasing to head & tail of DJ spine ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Wilderness series #3; 9.20 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 613 pages; "Set in late-eighteenth-century upstate New York on the edge of the frontier, Donati's latest novel continues the story of Elizabeth, Nathaniel, and Hannah (Nathaniel's half-Indian daughter) Bonner, other members of their extended family, and the various cast of quirky, ill-behaved, or good and honorable characters inhabiting the lonely town of Paradise. The Bonners have been through quite a lot in Donati's past two books; the action this time centers on Hannah, a beautiful and independent-minded young woman who also is celebrated in Paradise for her exceptional healing skills. When a dangerously ill and extremely pregnant runaway slave is discovered near the Bonner home, Hannah insists on nursing the woman back to health, despite the fact that hiding and helping the runaway slave puts her and her family at risk. A further plot twist arrives in the form of a bounty hunter looking to capture the runaway slave. He turns out to be Hannah's childhood friend and first love, the handsome but troubled Liam Kirby. Donati's fans have been eagerly awaiting this third installment in the dramatic lives of the Bonner family, and they will be pleased, for this is a sweeping, enjoyable historical adventure-love story." 
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Queen of Swords, Donati, Sara
28 Donati, Sara Queen of Swords
New York Bantam 2006 055380149X / 9780553801491 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Only light edge wear ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Wilderness, Book #5; 9.20 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 576 pages; "...late summer of 1814, and Hannah Bonner and her half brother Luke have spent more than a year searching the islands of the Caribbean for Luke’s wife and the man who abducted her. But Jennet’s rescue, so long in coming, is not the resolution they’d hoped for. In the spring she had given birth to Luke’s son, and in the summer Jennet had found herself compelled to surrender the infant to a stranger in the hope of keeping him safe.To claim the child, Hannah, Luke, and Jennet must journey first to Pensacola. There they learn a great deal about the family that has the baby. The Poiterins are a very rich, very powerful Creole family, totally without scruple. The matriarch of the family has left Pensacola for New Orleans and taken the child she now claims as her great-grandson with her.New Orleans is a city on the brink of war, a city where prejudice thrives and where Hannah, half Mohawk, must tread softly. Careful plans are made as the Bonners set out to find and reclaim young Nathaniel Bonner. Plans that go terribly awry, isolating them from each other in a dangerous city at the worst of times.Sure that all is lost, and sick unto death, Hannah finds herself in the care of a family and a friend from her past, Dr. Paul de Guise Savard dit Saint-d’Uzet. It is Dr. Savard and his wife who save Hannah’s life, but Dr. Savard’s half brother who offers her real hope. Jean-Benoit Savard, the great-grandson of French settlers, slaves, and Choctaw and Seminole Indians, is the one man who knows the city well enough to engineer the miracle that will reunite the Bonners and send them home to Lake in the Clouds. With Ben Savard’s guidance, allies are drawn from every segment of New Orleans’s population and from Andrew Jackson’s army, now pouring into the city in preparation for what will be the last major battle of the War of 1812." (blurb) 
Price: 22.50 CDN
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Count Bohemond, Duggan, Alfred; Evelyn Waugh (preface)
29 Duggan, Alfred; Evelyn Waugh (preface) Count Bohemond
London Faber & Faber 1964 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Price clipped dust jacket, chipped at extremities with short tears head and tail of spine.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages; "is the last of a series of fifteen historical novels which began with Knight With Armour. It was finished shortly before his death." "'Count Bohemond' returns to the era of the first crusade, to recount the career of the great Norman war leader - Bohemond I, Prince of Antioch, whose story begins in Apulia 38 years earlier than 'Knight With Armour' - up to the final accomplishment of the crusade." 
Price: 14.95 CDN
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Chad Hanna, Edmonds, Walter D.
30 Edmonds, Walter D. Chad Hanna
Boston Little Brown 1940 1st Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Small mark on front board, only light wear and bumping. Dustjacket shows some wear, chipping and short tears. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Red cloth covered boards, gilt design on front with gilt and black titles and design on spine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 548 pages; In 'Chad Hanna' he tells a story of the year 1836, a story of the (Erie) Canal country. Chad Hanna is a young orphan who rus away to find his fortune. He works various different jobs until he discovers the excitement of a traveling circus. His travels take him through all the little villages along The Erie Canal. 
Price: 16.50 CDN
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The Musket And The Cross ; The Struggle of France and England for North America, Edmonds, Walter D.
31 Edmonds, Walter D. The Musket And The Cross ; The Struggle of France and England for North America
Boston Little, Brown 1968 1st Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Map Endpapers 
Price clipped dust jacket worn with chips and creases across top edge. Previous owner's stamp on front free end paper and blank page, light shelf soil bottom page edges. Dust soil top page edges.; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Only light wear to the reddish bown cloth covered boards with gilt design and maroon title, same on spine. Hinges intact. Stated first edition. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 514 pages; The focus of this historical chronicle is the protracted, complex struggle between France and England for the possession of North America (Canada and the US). The struggle crossed the borders as appears in the four parts he has divided the book into. Part one; - a detailed look at the growth and structure of French (or Lower) Canada, peculiar feudal nature of Canadian society, the functions of the Company of New France, the colony's relations with the Indians (Iroquois) explaining their culture. The Jesuit missionaries are a particularly factor in this tale. Part two; - deals with events in new York, new England and Virginia, the rivalry between the Dutch and the English, life in New Amsterdam, the Pequot War and othe Indian skirmishes in New England, settlement of Jamestown, Part three: - Loss of New Amsterdam to the English and other conflicts in the northeast US, Part four; - takes us back to Canada and the consolidation of French power there. The French explorers Joliet, Marquette and La Salle explore down the Mississippi. The culmination is the beginning of the 'cold war' between the French and English, each jockeying for the affections of the local Indian tribes for their aid in the conflict. 
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Child of the Phoenix, Erskine, Barbara
32 Erskine, Barbara Child of the Phoenix
Toronto Viking 1992 0670838349 / 9780670838349 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ shows light shelf wear with creasing of front flap and top edge.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. This is the Canadian edition. Wraparound jacket art by Kevin Tweddell. ; 9.13 X 6.06 X 2.20 inches; 829 pages; The central character of the story is Eleyne, a Welsh princess with mystical powers born in 1218. Her visions of the future and the past aid her in her quest to support the Celtic cause against the English king. 
Price: 18.50 CDN
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The Wars, Findley, Timothy
33 Findley, Timothy The Wars
Toronto Clarke, Irwin 1977 0772011885 / 9780772011886 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows edge wear, small tears, chipping and creasing. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.40 X 5.50 X 1 inches; 226 pages; Robert Ross is a Canadian officer caught up in the nightmare world of World War I trench warfare; a world of mud and smoke, chlorine gas and rotting corpses. In this world gone mad, he performs a last desperate act to declare his commitment to life in the midst of death. 
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34 Forrest, Anthony The Pandora Secret
London Allen Lane 1982 0713915072 / 9780713915075 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Slight fading of DJ spine. Previous owner's name on blank page, light edge wear. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; A Captain Justice Story; 320 pages; "It is the winter of 1804 and Robert Fulton, the brilliant, unpredictable American inventor, has been spirited from France to build a new and deadly weapon that will change the nature of war as it is known to Collingwood and Nelson. Captain John Justice, newly returned from France after a secret mission that succeeded on thwarting napoleon's invasion of England, is once again called to serve the clandestine Board of Beacons, Bells, Buoys and Mercantile Messengers. This time his task is to protect Fulton and foil a French plot to capture and destroy his secret weapon, the Pandora." 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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Flashman and the Dragon, Fraser, George MacDonald
35 Fraser, George MacDonald Flashman and the Dragon
London Collins Harvill 1985 0002712458 / 9780002712453 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ shows light shelf wear, gift inscription on half-title page. Discoloration on bottom and side page edges, previous reader appeared to have read this with dirty fingers, thumb smudges on some bottom fore corners. Light lean to book ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Flashman; 8.19 X 5.28 X 1.26 inches; 320 pages; This is the eighth book written but eleventh chronologically. "Flashman is tricked by a woman into accompanying a shipment of opium into Canton; en route he discovers that instead of opium he is carrying guns to the Taiping rebels. He is subsequently put onto the British embassy intelligence staff in Shanghai. He then travels to the mouth of the Peiho to join Lord Elgin's staff for his march to Peking. During the course of the march he is captured by Qing imperial troops and becomes the prisoner and lover of Yehonala, the imperial concubine. He is finally freed when the British army arrives at Peking; he then witnesses the destruction of the imperial Summer Palace." 
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Flashman and the Mountain of Light, Fraser, George MacDonald
36 Fraser, George MacDonald Flashman and the Mountain of Light
London Collins Harvill 1990 0002711354 / 9780002711357 1st Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Remainder marks on pages edges, top and bottom. ; A bright, solid book, DJ is crisp and clean, enclosed in mylar cover. ; Flashman ; 8.43 X 5.75 X 1.57 inches; 367 pages; This was the ninth book written but is fourth in the chronology of the series. "Flashman is in India, and is dispatched by Major George Broadfoot to the Punjab, masquerading as a solicitor attempting to settle the Soochet legacy with Maharani Jind Kaur. After becoming entangled in the intrigues of the Punjabi court, Flashman is forced to flee at the outbreak of the First Sikh War, but becomes involved in plans by the Punjabi nobility to curb the power of the Khalsa. Returning to the relative safety of the British forces, Flashman arrives just in time to become an unwilling participant in the attack on Ferozepore. Injured, he attempts to avoid the rest of the war in a sick bed, but is called on by Jind Kaur to smuggle her son Duleep Singh and the Koh-i-Noor diamond out of the country." 
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The Pyrates, Fraser, George MacDonald
37 Fraser, George MacDonald The Pyrates
London William Collins 1983 0002227878 / 9780002227872 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by A.E. Barbosa jacket art 
Some creasing to top edge of dust jacket, short tear top fore edge, some yellowing of pages. Light wear to book. ; A bright, solid book, no price on DJ indicates export edition. ; 1.42 x 8.9 x 6.3 Inches; 413 pages; A rollicking novel about pirates on the high seas. "The Pyrates is all the swashbucklers that ever were, rolled into one great Technicoloured pantomime – tall ships and desert islands, impossibly gallant adventurers and glamorous heroines, buried treasure and Black Spots, devilish Dons and ghastly dungeons, plots, duels, escapes, savage rituals, tender romance and steaming passion, all to the accompaniment of ringing steel, thunderous broadsides, sweeping film music, and the sound of cursing extras falling in the water and exchanging period dialogue. Even Hollywood buccaneers were never like this." 
Price: 13.50 CDN
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A Breath of Snow and Ashes, Gabaldon, Diana
38 Gabaldon, Diana A Breath of Snow and Ashes
Toronto Doubleday Canada, Limited 2005 0385257406 / 9780385257404 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light edge wear and scuffing of silver dust jacket, some creasing hed and tail of spine, .; A bright, solid book DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Outlander # 6; 2.2 x 9.5 x 6.3 Inches; 979 pages; " 'A Breath of Snow and Ashes' continues the extraordinary story of 18th-century Scotsman Jamie Fraser and his 20th-century wife, Claire. 'The year is 1772, and on the eve of the American Revolution, the long fuse of rebellion has already been lit. Men lie dead in the streets of Boston, and in the backwoods of North Carolina, isolated cabins burn in the forest. With chaos brewing, the governor calls upon Jamie Fraser to unite the backcountry and safeguard the colony for King and Crown. But from his wife Jamie knows that three years hence the shot heard round the world will be fired, and the result will be independence with those loyal to the King either dead or in exile. And there is also the matter of a tiny clipping from The Wilmington Gazette, dated 1776, which reports Jamie's death, along with his kin. For once, he hopes, his time-traveling family may be wrong about the future." blurb 
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An Echo in the Bone, Gabaldon, Diana
39 Gabaldon, Diana An Echo in the Bone
Toronto Doubleday Canada 2009 0385666101 / 9780385666107 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Edge wear, creasing of DJ, book shows signs of light wear. ; Signed by author top of title page. This is not the full signature that appears in her earlier books but it is her handwriting. A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Outlander #7; 2.1 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 848 pages; Readers have been waiting with bated breath for the seventh volume in bestselling author Diana Gabaldon’s epic Outlander saga — a masterpiece of historical fiction featuring Jamie and Claire, from one of the genre’s most popular and beloved authors. Jamie Fraser, erstwhile Jacobite and reluctant rebel, knows three things about the American rebellion: the Americans will win, unlikely as that seems in 1778; being on the winning side is no guarantee of survival; and he’d rather die than face his illegitimate son — a young lieutenant in the British Army — across the barrel of a gun. Fraser’s time-travelling wife, Claire, also knows a couple of things: that the Americans will win, but that the ultimate price of victory is a mystery. What she does believe is that the price won’t include Jamie’s life or happiness — not if she has anything to say. Claire’s grown daughter Brianna, and her husband, Roger, watch the unfolding of Brianna’s parents’ history — a past that may be sneaking up behind their own family. 
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Drums of Autumn, Gabaldon, Diana
40 Gabaldon, Diana Drums of Autumn
New York Delacorte Press 1997 0385255853 / 9780385255851 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by Kanuko Craft jacket art 
DJ shows light shelfwear, some creasing head & tail of spine, small stain bottom page edges as well in gutter of front hinge foxing top edges, water stain top back of dust jacket, with minor damage to red cloth of spine. In spite of damage, still a bright solid book. ; Dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Original jacket art by Kanuko Craft.; Outlander #4; 9.30 X 6.70 X 2.30 inches; 880 pages; The fourth volume in the "Outlander" series. "It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past--or the grave. Claire Randall survived the extraordinary passage, not once buy twice. Her first trip swept her into the arms of Jamie Fraser, an eighteenth-century Scot whose love for her became legend--a tale of tragic passion that ended with her return to the present to bear his child. Her second journey, two decades later, brought them together again in frontier America. But Claire had left someone behind in the twentieth century. Their daughter Brianna...Now, Brianna has made a disturbing discovery that sends her to the stone circle and a terrifying leap into the unknown. In search of her mother and the father she has never met, she is risking her own future to try to change history...and to save their lives. But as Brianna plunges into an uncharted wilderness, a heartbreaking encounter may strand her forever in the past...or root her in the place she should be, where her heart and soul belong..." 
Price: 35.00 CDN
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