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Drums of Autumn, Gabaldon, Diana
41 Gabaldon, Diana Drums of Autumn
New York Delacorte Press 1997 0385255853 / 9780385255851 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Kanuko Craft jacket art 
DJ shows light shelfwear, some creasing head of spine, .; 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..." 
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Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade, Gabaldon, Diana
42 Gabaldon, Diana Lord John and the Brotherhood of the Blade
Toronto Doubleday Canada 2007 0385660960 / 9780385660969 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light edge wear, remainder mark bottom page edges ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Lord John Grey #2; 1.8 x 8.3 x 6 Inches; 512 pages; From the exquisitely talented and award-winning author of the Outlander Saga come two additions to the oeuvre, both featuring Lord John Grey. This dashing character first appeared in Gabaldon’s blockbuster, 'Voyager', and readers cheered him on in the 'Lord John and the Private Matter'. Diana Gabaldon takes readers back to eighteenth-century Britain as Lord John Grey pursues a deadly family secret as well as a clandestine love affair, set against the background of the Seven Years War. Seventeen years earlier, Grey’s father, the Duke of Pardloe, shot himself, days before he was to be accused of being a Jacobite traitor. By raising a regiment to fight at Culloden, Grey’s elder brother has succeeded in redeeming the family name, aided by Grey, now a major in that regiment. But now, on the eve of the regiment’s move to Germany, comes a mysterious threat that throws the matter of the Duke’s death into stark new question, and brings the Grey brothers into fresh conflict with the past and each other. From barracks and parade grounds to the battlefields of Prussia and the stony fells of the Lake District, Lord John’s struggle to find the truth leads him through danger and passion, ever deeper, toward the answer to the question at the centre of his soul–what is it that is most important to a man? Love, loyalty, family name? Self-respect, or honesty? Surviving both the battle of Krefeld and a searing personal betrayal, he returns to the Lake District to find the man who may hold the key to his quest: a Jacobite prisoner named Jamie Fraser. Here, Grey finds his truth and faces a final choice: between honour and life itself. 
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The Fiery Cross, Gabaldon, Diana
43 Gabaldon, Diana The Fiery Cross
Toronto Doubleday Canada 2001 0385256655 / 9780385256650 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Some edge wear to book and dustjacket, light creasing top spine ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Outlander #5; 9.60 X 6.80 X 2.10 inches; 992 pages; Here, now, is The Fiery Cross, the eagerly awaited fifth volume in this remarkable, award-winning series of historical novels. The year is 1771, and war is approaching. Jamie Fraser’s wife has told him so. Little as he wishes to, he must believe it, for hers is a gift of dreadful prophecy – a time-traveller’s certain knowledge. To break his oath to the Crown will brand him a traitor; to keep it is certain doom. Jamie Fraser stands in the shadow of the fiery cross – a standard that leads nowhere but to the bloody brink of war. 
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The Outlandish Companion, Gabaldon, Diana
44 Gabaldon, Diana The Outlandish Companion
New York Delacorte Press 1999 0385324138 / 9780385324137 First Edition; Eighth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ shows some shelfwear, with light scuffing and creasing. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Outlander series ; 9.50 X 7.50 X 1.80 inches; 577 pages; As with the guides to the Hobbit tetralogy and the fiction of Stephen King, Gabaldon offers a companion volume to her Outlander Series four time-travel historical romances, Drums of Autumn (1997), etc., in which she tells us much is revealed regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their lives and times, antecedents, adventures, companions and progeny, with learned commentary (and many footnotes) by their humble creator. She also provides full synopses of the four novels and includes excerpts of forthcoming books in the Claire and Jamie Fraser series. Listed, too, are all the novels characters, their origins and family trees, horoscopes, and sketches of clan badges and shields, along with genealogical notes. For non-Gaelic readers, Gabaldon assembles a glossary and pronunciation primer. Additionally, she supplies details on her research, E-mail excerpts, notes on herbal medicine, illustrations, and recipes, plus a huge bibliography. 
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The Outlandish Companion, Gabaldon, Diana
45 Gabaldon, Diana The Outlandish Companion
New York Delacorte Press 1999 0385324138 / 9780385324137 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Only slight wear; Inscribed by the author. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.50 X 7.50 X 1.80 inches; 567 pages; "As with the guides to the Hobbit tetralogy and the fiction of Stephen King, Gabaldon offers a companion volume to her Outlander Series four time-travel historical romances, Drums of Autumn (1997), etc., in which she tells us much is revealed regarding Claire and Jamie Fraser, their lives and times, antecedents, adventures, companions and progeny, with learned commentary (and many footnotes) by their humble creator. She also provides full synopses of the four novels and includes excerpts of forthcoming books in the Claire and Jamie Fraser series. Listed, too, are all the novels characters, their origins and family trees, horoscopes, and sketches of clan badges and shields, along with genealogical notes. For non-Gaelic readers, Gabaldon assembles a glossary and pronunciation primer. Additionally, she supplies details on her research, E-mail excerpts, notes on herbal medicine, illustrations, and recipes, plus a huge bibliography. Gabaldon fans who have followed the story of British Red Cross nurse Claire Beauchamp Randall will welcome this act of buoyant hubris by a vividly entertaining author whose later installments have turned into baggy-pants behemoths of 900 pages." 
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The Scottish Prisoner, Gabaldon, Diana
46 Gabaldon, Diana The Scottish Prisoner
Toronto Doubleday Canada 2011 0385660987 / 9780385660983 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Lord John #3; 8.35 X 5.67 X 1.97 inches; 535 pages; This is a standalone novel set during the period when Jamie was a prisoner of Lord John's in England. "Jamie Fraser, a Scottish Jacobite officer paroled as a prisoner of war on an estate in the Lake District, finds the numbness of his days disturbed. First, by dreams of his dead wife, then by the presence of the small son he cannot claim. Much more disturbing is the sudden reappearance in his life of Lord John Grey, with a summons that will take him - again - from everything he values. A legacy from a dead friend has led Lord John and his brother Hal in pursuit of a corrupt army officer, along a trail of politics and murder. The matter becomes critical when the trail leads into Ireland, with a baffling message left in the tongue called "Erse" - the language spoken by Scottish Highlanders.Jamie is forced to help the Greys, in order to guard his own secrets. But the Greys have secrets, too, which may deprive him of his life, as well as his liberty." 
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The Scottish Prisoner, Gabaldon, Diana
47 Gabaldon, Diana The Scottish Prisoner
Toronto Doubleday Canada 2011 0385660987 / 9780385660983 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Only slight wear. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Lord John #3; 8.35 X 5.67 X 1.97 inches; 534 pages; This is a standalone novel set during the period when Jamie was a prisoner of Lord John's in England. "Jamie Fraser, a Scottish Jacobite officer paroled as a prisoner of war on an estate in the Lake District, finds the numbness of his days disturbed. First, by dreams of his dead wife, then by the presence of the small son he cannot claim. Much more disturbing is the sudden reappearance in his life of Lord John Grey, with a summons that will take him - again - from everything he values. A legacy from a dead friend has led Lord John and his brother Hal in pursuit of a corrupt army officer, along a trail of politics and murder. The matter becomes critical when the trail leads into Ireland, with a baffling message left in the tongue called "Erse" - the language spoken by Scottish Highlanders.Jamie is forced to help the Greys, in order to guard his own secrets. But the Greys have secrets, too, which may deprive him of his life, as well as his liberty." 
Price: 21.50 CDN
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Annals of the Parish of the Chronicle of Dalmailing During the Ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder, Galt, John & Henry W. Kerr
48 Galt, John & Henry W. Kerr Annals of the Parish of the Chronicle of Dalmailing During the Ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder
London T. N. Foulis 1911 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Henry W. Kerr, R. S. A. 
Brown cloth boards show edge wear, corner bumps, light soiling. ; A tight solid book. Beige cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles front and spine. Fifteen colour illustrations plus frontispiece tipped in, top edge gilt. Page fore and bottom edges untrimmed ; Color Illustrations; 283 pages; This book was originally published in the early 1800s and presumes to be the journal of an English church man starting in 1760 and ending in 1810 
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THE SECRET GENERATIONS, Gardner, John.
49 Gardner, John. THE SECRET GENERATIONS
London Heinemann 1985 0434282502 / 9780434282500 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Boards and DJ show slight wear, 1" closed tear back foredge, tanning of pages as is common in British publications of this era. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.29 X 6.38 X 1.65 inches; 454 pages; "May, 1910 The world is on the eve of a war set to ruin the lives of a whole generation. The Railton family are intimately involved in the world of espionage, which will become so crucial to the conflict’s outcome. With the death of General Sir William Railton, the family patriarch and hero of Balaclava, the family is thrown into a world of violence and intrigue. Manipulated by the new head of the family, the ruthless arch-intriguer Giles Railton, each member of the dynasty comes to play their part in the ‘Great Game’ of Intelligence. Through the story of one family, whose lives become caught up in some of the greatest struggles of the twentieth century, John Gardner traces the birth, the successes and the failures of the organizations now known as MI5, MI6 and GCHQ. From the battlefields of the Western Front to Russia on the eve of revolution, this epic work of fiction tells the story of the dramatic history of Britain’s intelligence and security services. " 
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Scroll of Saqqara, Gedge, Pauline
50 Gedge, Pauline Scroll of Saqqara
Markham, ON Viking 1990 0670835498 / 9780670835492 First Canadian Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Only light wear, creased base of spine ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 460 pages; A novel set in ancient Egypt. "Prince Khwaemaset, son of Ramses the Second, is wealthy and influential, respected throughout Egypt for his knowledge of medicine and his powerful magical skills. .. He dreams of finding the mysterious scroll of Thoth which will give its possessor the power to raise the dead and so attain immortality. " His efforts to this end have disastrous consequences. 
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Through the Storm, Gibbs, Philip
51 Gibbs, Philip Through the Storm
Toronto Ryerson Press 1945 First Canadian Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards have some shelf wear.; A tight solid book, titles in yellow front and spine. Hinges intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages; "Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs (1 May 1877 – 10 March 1962) was an English journalist and prolific author of books who served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War." He also served as a war correspondent during WWII. Because of this experience his wartime novels are particularly realistic. 
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Miller's Dance  A Novel of Cornwall, 1812-1813, Graham, Winston
52 Graham, Winston Miller's Dance A Novel of Cornwall, 1812-1813
London Wm Collins & Sons & Co 1982 000222674X / 9780002226745 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ and boards show light shelf wear, book lightly cocked. Gift notation on blank page. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; The Poldark novels #9; 8.27 X 5.75 X 1.50 inches; 415 pages; "The Miller's Dance is the ninth novel in Winston Graham's sweeping series of Cornwall, 'Poldark'.Cornwall 1812. At Nampara, the Poldark family finds the new year brings involvement in more than one unexpected venture. For Ross and Demelza there is some surprising - and worrying - news. And Clowance, newly returned from her London triumphs, finds that her entanglement with Stephen Carrington brings not only happiness but heartache.As the armies battle in Spain, and the political situation at home becomes daily more obscure, the Poldark and Warleggan families find themselves thrust into a turbulent new era as complex and changing as the patterns of The Miller's Dance..." 
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The Ivory Child, Haggard, H. Rider
53 Haggard, H. Rider The Ivory Child
London Cassell & Company 1929 Reprint Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Brown cloth boards show shelf wear, with some soiling, small corner bumps. Previous owner's name in ink on front free end paper, BFEP has been removed. ; A tight solid book. ; 306 pages; It starts in England where the great hunter Allan Quatermain is making one of his unusual journeys outside Africa. Allan takes part in a mission to find his buddy's kidnapped wife. 
Price: 15.00 CDN
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All the Trumpets Sounded, Hardy, W. G.
54 Hardy, W. G. All the Trumpets Sounded
Toronto The Macmillan Company 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Previous owner's name scribbled out on front free end paper but also appears on first chapter introduction (a local personage). Price clipped DJ worn, creased, chipped. Some shelf soil bottom page edges ; A tight solid book, DJ in Mylar, hinges intact; 501 pages; This is a fictionalized account of the biblical Moses from childhood on. 
Price: 20.00 CDN
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55 Hardy, W. G. The Scarlet Mantle - A Novel Of Julius Caesar
Toronto, ON Macmillan of Canada 1978 0770515673 / 9780770515676 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has scuffing, chipping, short closed tears, edgewear. Light wear to book. ; DJ in mylar. A bright solid book.; 462 pages 
Price: 16.95 CDN
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56 Hardy, W. G. The Scarlet Mantle - A Novel Of Julius Caesar
Toronto, ON Macmillan of Canada 1978 0770515673 / 9780770515676 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has scuffing, short closed tears, edgewear. ; DJ in mylar. A bright solid book.; 462 pages 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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57 Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia The Chevalier
London Macdonald 1984 0356100715 / 9780356100715 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Light edge wear; DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; Morland Dynasty #7; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 414 pages; 1689: the Resoration enabled the Morland family to restore their own fortune, but now the Jacobite rebellion brings another threat to their security.Annuciata Morland, fiercely loyal to the Stuart cause, follows her beloved king, James II, into exile. She leaves her gentle grandson, Matt, to oversee Morland Place in her absence. Without her wise presence, Matt finds himself in an arranged marriage to India Neville and at the mercy of a woman as heartless as she is beautiful. After a lonely and sheltered life he lurches between the exquisite pain of love and the torment of deep despair.When James III - the Chevalier - returns to claim the Stuart throne, the Morlands are reunited in one country. Death and defeat threaten them, but their loves and loyalty prove stronger than kingly ambitions. 
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The Poison Tree, Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia
58 Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia The Poison Tree
London Little, Brown 1994 0316908827 / 9780316908825 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Light wear to dustjacket, light tanning of pages. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; The Morland Dynasty #17; 8.70 X 5.80 X 1.70 inches; 438 pages; 1831: as England emerges from the post war depression, the country is changing, and the birth pains of the Reform Act bring it to the brink of revolution.The violent times breed violent acts, both outside and inside the Morland family. Sophie's life is shattered by a hideous crime. Rosamund learns that achieving her dreams brings as much pain as pleasure. Heloise, mourning her beloved James, lets control of Morland Place fall into chaos- Benedict has to flee his home and makes a life amongst the railway pioneers, while Nicholas now has the freedom to indulge the dark side of his nature.And amongst them all stalks the deadly, invisible threat of cholera. 
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St. Ursula's Convent or the Nun of Canada, Hart, Julia C.B. &  Douglas G. Lochhead
59 Hart, Julia C.B. & Douglas G. Lochhead St. Ursula's Convent or the Nun of Canada
Ottawa Carleton University Press 1991 0886291402 / 9780886291402 Reprint Softcover Very Good 
Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. A section of Explanatory Notes at back of book. ; Centre for Editing Early Canadian Texts; 8.90 X 6 X 0.60 inches; 237 pages; "In 1824, when the novel was issued in Kingston, Upper Canada, it became not only the first work of fiction written by a native-born Canadian and published in what is now Canada, but also a significant early attempt by a Canadian of English and French heritage to articulate a vision of a North American nation that linked through family, social and religious ties, the best of Great Britain and France." 
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Capricornia, Herbert, Xavier
60 Herbert, Xavier Capricornia
Sydney, AU Angus & Robertson 1991 0207133166 / 9780207133169 Reprint; Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Short tear top spine, light edge wear. ; This is a reprint of the 1938 Australian classic, rereleased in 1971 as a part of the Australian Classics series. A bright, solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; Australian classics; 1.57 x 8.43 x 5.43 Inches; 510 pages; "A saga of life in the Northern Territories and the clash of white and Aborigine cultures -- an inspiration for Baz Luhrmann's lavish film 'AUSTRALIA'. Capricornia has been described as one of Australia's 'great novels', a sharply observed chronicle about life in the Northern Territory of Australia and the inhumane treatment suffered by Aborigines at the hands of white men. The story is immense and rambling, laced with humour that is often as bitter and as harsh as the terrain in which it is set, and follows with irony the fortunes (and otherwise) of a range of Outback characters over a span of generations. Through their story is reflected the story of Australia, the clash of personalities and cultures that provide the substance on which today's society is founded. Above all, however, this is a novel of protest and of compassion - for the Aborigines and half-bloods of Australia's 'last frontier'. Sprawling, explosive, thronged with characters, plots and sub-plots, Capricornia is without doubt one of the best known and widely read Australian novels of the last 70 years." 
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