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The Claws of the Eagle

by Trease, Geoffrey

Condition: Very Good


United Kingdom: William Heinemann Ltd. Very Good. 1977. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0434949302 . SIGNED BY "IONICUS" (JOSHUA ARMITAGE) AND CONTAINS A SIGNED ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION FROM THE BOOK - A very good 1977 1st Thus hardcover without dustwrapper (if issued), in bright glossy illustrated boards with sharp lightly rubbed corners. The laminate is lifting in both gutters and the spine is slightly rubbed to the end. Signed 'To Eveline, With Best Wishes for Your Birthday, October 1977, from JOS Armitage (Ionicus)' in faded ink on the front pastedown. Tipped into the book is a home-made birthday card framing an original 5"x3" pen and ink, velum-protected, signed original illustration from the book, with the position written in pencil on the bottom (Illustration A Chapter 1). The card is again signed by Ionicus. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Long Ago Books; B&W Illustrations; 56x75; Signed by Illustrator .


  • Bookseller: The Old Bookshelf GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 50073
  • Title: The Claws of the Eagle
  • Author: Trease, Geoffrey
  • Illustrator:Joshua Armitage
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0434949302
  • ISBN 13:9780434949304
  • Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
  • Place: United Kingdom
  • Date published: 1977
  • Keywords: 0434949302, Childrens Historical Fiction
  • Bookseller catalogs: Historical Fiction; Juv Historical Fiction;


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