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The Memoirs of Cleopatra
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The Memoirs of Cleopatra

By George, Margaret

London: Pan Books. Good. 1998. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear, some foxing and water staining to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First UK paperback edition, 1998. Good reading copy. Cover photo by Peter Sherrard. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 1152 pages; Incredibly detailled "autobiography" of the great queen of Egypt. .

$22.65

The Legate's Daughter A Novel of Intrigue in Ancient Rome
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The Legate's Daughter A Novel of Intrigue in Ancient Rome

By Breem, Wallace

London: Phoenix. Very Good. 2005. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some reading and cover creases, minor shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Steve Stone. ; 320 pages; The scene is Rome in the troublesome year 24 B. C. Emperor Augustus is in ill health and the city is seething with intrigue about his possible successor. Off the coast of North Africa a legate has been murdered and his daughter kidnapped. Marcus Agrippa wants the girl recovered for he believes there's more to the kidnapping that meets the eye. To lead the expedition he needs an unusual, and potentially expendible, man. Curtius Rufus, disgraced centurion, gambler, and relentless womaniser is the perfect man for the job, and will need all his skills to succeed and possibly redeem his own reputation. .

$6.93

Gentian Hill
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Gentian Hill

By Goudge, Elizabeth

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Good with no dust jacket. 1949. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, corners lightly bumped, some marking to boards, pencil name to topof frot endpaper, gutter cracked at title. ; First printing November 1949. Green cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to grey spine panel, decorative vignette of gentian plant in pale blue and silver to front board, pictorial endpapers. Good reading copy. ; 444 pages; Set in the Napoleonic wars, the love of a deserter for a little girl brings him round to returning to his duty in the Navy. .

$15.10

Where the Mersey Flows  A powerful saga of poverty, friendship and love
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Where the Mersey Flows A powerful saga of poverty, friendship and love

By Andrews, Lyn

London: Book Club Associates. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1997. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Minor shelf wear to unclipped DJ, slight marking to front board, ink obscurred address lable to front endpaper, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; BCA CN 9399. Green cloth boards with silver gilt lettering to spine. DJ artwork by Gordon Crabb. ; 256 pages; A powerful saga of poverty, friendship and love set against a draatic background of industrial unrest in Liverpool and Dublin at the end of the Edwardian era. .

$9.13

The Sleeping Sword
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The Sleeping Sword

By Jagger, Brenda

London: Macdonald. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1982. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ, corners lightly bumped, some foxing to edges of readng block and reverse of DJ. ; Red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Barforth Trilogy; Vol. 3; 448 pages; The saga of the mill-owning Barforths moves into the 1880s. Grace Agbrigg , like Verity Barforth before her, has ambitions beyond merely ornamenting the home of a rich husband. But despite parliamentary reform, agitation for female suffrage and changes in the divorce laws, high Victorian England is still almost wholly a man's world in which women - rich or poor - must do the bidding of father, husband or employer. .

$22.65

The Swan of Usk
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The Swan of Usk

By Ashton, Helen

Portway, Bath: Chivers Press / Library Association. Fair in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. Reprint. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside, excess binding glue at spine extremities. Missing title, hence undated but assumed mid 1960s. Light foxing to edges of reading block. ; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Good reading copy. DJ protected by clear library sleeve. List of other reprints done on behalf of the Library Association at rear. ; 320 pages; Biographical novel of the life of seventeenth century Welsh poet and mystic, Henry Vaughan. .

$9.13

The Fates Command Us
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The Fates Command Us

By Coppel, Alfred

London: Methuen. Very Good. 1987. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor creases to cover and spine, minor edge and shelf wear, original dealer price sticker to front cover, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover artwork uncredited. ; 576 pages; Northern Spain, 1850. When Adriana Santana marries wealthy German Micah Marburg he brings with him the financial means to save her family hacienda at a time when their fortunes are in decline. Micah is madly in love with Adriana, the only problem in his life is his son Aaron who will not turn, like his father, his back on his Jewish faith and who is also in love with Adriana. .

$9.13

The Last Legion
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The Last Legion

By Manfredi, Valerio Massimo

London: MacMillan. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 2003. Third Printing. Hardcover. Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ. ; Third impression. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Translated from the original Italian by Christine Feddersen-Manfredi. DJ artwork by Larry Rostant. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 448 pages; A small group of Romans loyal to the last Roman Emperor of the West try to rescue him from the clutches of those who have taken him prisoner. They are the Last Legion, and their audacious plan is to free the young Emperor Romulus Augustus and his tutor Meridius Ambrosinus and guide him on a dramatic journey of escape. .

$26.44

Kings Royal
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Kings Royal

By Quigley, John

London: Pan Books. Good+. 1982. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear, lightly sunned spine, slight surface tear to front cover, red ink marks to rear endpaper. Some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block ; Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover photo of Tom Bell as Fergus King from the BBC adaptation. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 416 pages; Family saga that sweeps down from the beauty of the Scottish Highlands to the gloom of Victorian Glasgow. Patriarch Fergus King who dragged his family out of poverty on the profits of his drinking house. Gwen, the lovely daughter deserted by a faithless husband. And Robert, the son whose thwarted love for a girl he cannot wed fires a fierce ambition to build a whiskey empire - King's Royal. .

$5.35

Who Pays the Ferryman?
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Who Pays the Ferryman?

By Bird, Michael J.

London: Star Books. Good+. 1977. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear with split to top of spine, small ink name to top of front endpaper, inside covers and endpapers foxed. ; Good reading copy. Cover design uncredited including photos of Betty Arvaniti and Jack Hedley from the TV series. ; 288 pages; Novel based on the author's own scripts from the BBC TV serial. It was thirty-five years since Alan Haldane had been in Crete, fighting with the partisans, lauded as a hero. Thirty-five years since he'd seen Melina or had word of her. Now he was going back, trying to rediscover in Crete what he had lacked in England - a sense of place, of peace... .

$5.35

Polrudden
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Polrudden

By Thompson, E. V.

London: Pan Books. Very Good-. 1987. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear, sticker ghost and two tiny indents to front cover, paper starting to tone with some staining to rear endpaper. ; First paperback printing, 1987 with full number line. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover artwork by Pam Masco. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Jagos of Cornwall Series. ; Vol. 2; 368 pages; Sequel to The Restless Sea. On a wild stormy night in 1813, Nathan Jago, drift fisherman, ex-prizefighter and lord of the manor of Polrudden, rescues a young boy from a drowning mother's arms as a French ship founders on the jagged Cornish rocks. It is an act that will profoundly affect his destiny. Despite hard times, Nathan and his wife Amy adopt Jean-Paul and bring him up with their own son. But events will conspire to involve him in a royalist intrigue that eventually leads to Paris, where a beautiful marquise and a dashing count sow the seeds both of tragedy and renewed hope... .

$5.35

The Angry Tide A Novel of Cornwall 1798-9
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The Angry Tide A Novel of Cornwall 1798-9

By Graham, Winston

London: Fontana. Good+. 1978. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, sunned spine and edges, paper edge toned. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo of Ralph Bates as George Warleggan from the BBC adaptation. ; The Poldark Series; Vol. 7; 448 pages; The seventh in the Poldark series. As the eighteenth century ebbs, Ross Poldark sits for the borough of Truro as Member of Parliament, his time split between London and Cornwall , his heart still divided about his wife, Damelza. His old fued with George Warleggan still flares, as does the ilicit love affair between Morwenna and Drake, Damelza'a brother. Before the new century dawns George and Ross will be drawn together by a loss greater than their rivalry, and Morwenna and Drake, by a tragedy that brings them hope... .

$7.54

Sunset
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Sunset

By Nicole, Christopher

London: Corgi. Good+. 1979. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light cover creases and edge wear, sticker tear to front cover and another surface tear to toned spine. Some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artork uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Caribee of the Hiltons Saga; Vol. 5; 432 pages; Concluding part of the saga of the West Indies and the fortunes of the Hilton family. In 1870 an earthquake struck Jamaica, and Margaret Hilton was born, the last of the great Hiltons. The mistress of Hilltop grew to maturity, a true Hilton. Dazzling, tempestuous, scorning convention, and determined to rule the decaying plantation as her ancestors had done... .

$9.13

Ride Home Tomorrow
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Ride Home Tomorrow

By John, Evan

London: Tandem. Good+. 1973. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block ; Tandem 7210. Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 480 pages; The chronicle of a Norwegian Crusader Knight. .

$7.54

Harvest Of The Sun
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Harvest Of The Sun

By Thompson, E. V.

London: Pan Books. Very Good. 1983. Reprint; Ninth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading creases, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Jean-Paul Tibbles. ; The Retallick Saga; 384 pages; Sequel to Chase the Wind. A ship bound for the convict settlements in Australia is wrecked on the Skeleton Coast of South West Africa leaving Josh Retallick and Miriam Thackeray in a land very different from their native Bodmin Moor. An alien world of Bushmen and Hereros, of foraging Boers and greedy traders, ivory and smuggled guns. .

$5.35

Purity's Passion
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Purity's Passion

By Seymour, Janette

London: Coronet. Very Good-. 1978. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor cover creases, sunned spine, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. ; 464 pages; She was Purity, a beautiful woman who wanted to save herself for the one man she had always loved. The man who had rescued her from the French Revolution and found her a place in the British aristocracy, but who refused to open his heart to her longings. .

$4.52

Jamaica Inn
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Jamaica Inn

By Du Maurier, Daphne

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good. 1965. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, paper edge toned with some foxing. ; Penguin 1717, fourth printing 1965. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Renato Fratini. ; 272 pages; Young Mary Yellan comes to the remote Jamaica Inn in the middle of Bodmin Moor and finds that her Uncle is involved in trade other than simple Innkeeping. .

$4.41

The White Witch
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The White Witch

By Goudge, Elizabeth

London: The Book Club. Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket. 1959. Reprint. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Minor shelf wear and grime to unclipped DJ. DJ in protective cover with some loss of cover to spine and tape shadows to boards, inside covers and endpapers. Minor foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Pale blue cloth boards with black lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. DJ artwork by Felix Kelly. ; 320 pages; A story of the start of the English Civil War set in a small Oxfordshire village and of the fortunes of the Haslewood family. .

$8.50

Trade Wind
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Trade Wind

By Kaye, M M

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good-. 1982. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear with tiny split to base of spine, sunned spine, in name to front endpaper, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block, paper starting to tone. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover artwork by George Sharp. ; 640 pages; The year is 1859 and Hero Hollis, beautiful and headstong niece of the American consul, arrives in Zanzibar. It is an earthly paradise , but also the last and greatest outpost of the Slave Trade. A passionate opponent of slavery, Hero is swept into a turmoil of royal intrigue, abduction, piracy, smuggling, and an outbreak of cholera. .

$5.98

1492 Conquest of Paradise
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1492 Conquest of Paradise

By Thurston, Robert

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Fair. 1992. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, marker pen initials to inside front cover, missing front endpaper and top corner of title and first text page with missing words rewritten into top margin. ; Fourth printing, 1992. Reading copy only, no names inside. Cover design uncredited. ; 208 pages; Novel based on the screenplay by Roselyne Bosch of the fim directed by Ridley Scott starring Geeard Depardieu as Christopher Columbus. .

$1.26

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