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RULES OF WAR - Jack Steel: for Queen and Country.** [Author SIGNED copy.**] by  IAIN: GALE** - Signed First Edition - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja573015)

RULES OF WAR - Jack Steel: for Queen and Country.** [Author SIGNED copy.**]

RULES OF WAR - Jack Steel: for Queen and Country.** [Author SIGNED copy.**] by  IAIN: GALE** - Signed First Edition - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja573015)
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RULES OF WAR - Jack Steel: for Queen and Country.** [Author SIGNED copy.**]

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  • Signed
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ISBN 10
0007253559
ISBN 13
9780007253555
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UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn.[Complete number line 1.] FINE+/FINE.No owner inscrptn,but author's handwritten, blue ink signature - without dedication - but dated,to title page, and no price-clip to protected dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,matt,b/w background,with fore-ground figures coloured in,illustrated dw/dj,with red fluorescent gilt and plain white lettering; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present - protected dw/dj.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright,tight,clean - pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners,appears unread - apart from my own collation.Bright,crisp,clean,sharp-cornered, publisher's original,plain black cloth boards with bright,crisp, stamped fluorescent,red gilt letters to spine/backstrip and immaculate plain white eps.UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,1st edn, 1-332pp includes 16 chapters+epilogue and a historical note at rear [paginated],plus [unpaginated] half-title,SIGNED title page,a dedication,b/w map (Low Countires,1706),a b/w town map (Ostend),title separator page,and 8pp blanks at rear.
Author's 3rd book,after 'Four Days in June' and 'Man of Honour' - the first book to feature Jack Steel and the prequel to this title.
Meet Lieutenant Jack Steel - gentleman,soldier,hero.
Ramilles 1706.One of the great victories of the British Army,a signal battle honour for the regiments who were there.But to Captain Steel,standing at the head of his Grenadiers,sinking into the swampy ground,at odds with his Allied partners and receiving contradictory orders,it was had to see Lord Marlborough's grand stratagem ...
Even after victory,Steel finds himself mired in further difficulties. The Allies had thought that they were liberating the people of the Low Countries from the French but some turned out to prefer their previous masters who at least were Catholic and others wanted independence from all powers.Some of Steel's fellow officers wanted out of this war altogether.
Far from the battle lines he relishes,Jack Steel is sent undercover to discover and deal with the traitors.He needs to identify the loyal locals who would help a few British advance troops into the besieged city - a dangerous mission made deadly by his identification by an old enemy,and the brilliant malevolence of the renegade French pirate who is in charge of Ostende.
Jack Steel,first met in 'Man of Honour', is a splendid hero and he will march again in further military adventures,perfect for all fans of Bernard Cornwell's Sharpe.
Since April 2013,again in March 2015,and in this year too,the UK Post Office has altered it's Pricing in Proportion template, altering its prices,weight allowances,dimensions and lowered its qualifying compensation rates too!
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Bookseller
R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
rja573015
Title
RULES OF WAR - Jack Steel: for Queen and Country.** [Author SIGNED copy.**]
Author
GALE**, IAIN:
Book condition
Used - FINE+.
Jacket condition
FINE.
Quantity available
1
Edition
UK,8vo HB+protected dw/d
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0007253559
ISBN 13
9780007253555
Publisher
LONDON.HarperCollinsPublishers,2008.
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
2008
Keywords
q52.SIGNED.MODERN FIRSTS2.UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn.ISBN 9780007253555.Jack Steel_Man of Honour.18thC Historical_British_military fiction.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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