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Talwar
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Talwar

By Carter, Robert

London: Onyx. Near Fine. 1995. First American Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf wear. ; First American edition Onyx AE7846, first printing March 1995. Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover artwork by Kinuko Crast. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 544 pages; India, 1746 and England and France fight for the colonial jewel of the world. Caught up in this swirling struggle for empire is American born seaman Hayden Flint, a bold adventurer who is willing to risk all, and an Indian Princess who will do anything to have the largest diamond in the world. A symbol of royal power and human peril, a curse to whover possesses it... .

$17.85

Out Of This Nettle
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Out Of This Nettle

By Lofts, Norah

London: Corgi. Very Good+. 1969. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor reading creases, light foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; 288 pages; His name was Colin Lowrie, a tall red-haired Scot, a man at sixteen whose pride was the ancient clan pride of the Lowries. But the pride of the clans was broken on Culloden Field, and young Colin was forced to take flight on a journey half-way around the world. A journey to a barbaric slave plantation in the West Indies, and to New Orleans and a life of debauchery, and to a strange love-affair with an eccentric heiress. .

$5.06

Master of Castile
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Master of Castile

By Edward, Samuel

London: Alvin Redman Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1963. First British Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Missing DJ, slight marking to boards, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First UK edition, first printing. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; 288 pages; Historical novel based on the life of Álvaro de Luna. The son of a noble he was introduced to the court of Castile as a page by his uncle Pedro de Luna, Archbishop of Toledo. There he became close friend to the boy who would become John II, King of Castile and Leon, and would rise to be Constable of Castile and Grand Master of the military order of Santiago, second only to the King himself. .

$7.13

The Seasons Will Pass
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The Seasons Will Pass

By Howard, Audrey

London: Book Club Associates. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. Reprint; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Light shelf wear to unclipped DJ. ; BCA CN4205. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. DJ artwork by Gary Blythe. ; 480 pages; Clare Hanrahan ha dnothing left to lose the day she stumbled into Lew Earnshaw's arms. Her family was gone, victims of the Irish Potato Famine, and her own life hung by a thread after a desperate season seeking work in the mill valleys of Lancashire. By the time Lew and his kindly neighbours have nursed Clare back to health, he is hopelessly in love with the frail Irish girl. But though she will always care for Lew, another man comes between them. .

$8.63

Sacred Hunger
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Sacred Hunger

By Unsworth, Barry

London: Hamish Hamilton. Very Good+. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Paperback. Trade PB . Slight shelf wear, some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First UK paperback edition with full number line. Nice tight flat copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover design uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 640 pages; Winner of the 1992 Booker Prize. Set in the mid eighteenth century as the Liverpool Merchant sets sail for the African coast to ply the Triangle Trade and take slaves to the Americas. Aboard are two cousins, Erasmus Kemp, the son of a Lancashire merchant, who seeks a forune to marry the young upper-class woman whom he loves, and Matthew Paris, a scholar and surgeon who has lost everything due to his beliefs. .

$28.57

The Tale Of Genji
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The Tale Of Genji

By Shikibu, Murasaki

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good. 1982. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Trade PB . Some creases to covers and last few leaves, minor shelf wear, publisher's price sticker to rear cover. ; Third printing, 1982. Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread. Translated from the original Japanese and with an introduction by Edward G. Seidensticker Illustrated throughout with woodcuts taken from a 1650 Japanese edition. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; Penguin Classics; B&W Illustrations; 1120 pages; Concidered by many as the first novel ever written. A classic work of Japanese literature written by the noblewoman and lady-in-waiting Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century. The work recounts the life of Hikaru Genji, or "Shining Genji", the son of an ancient Japanese emperor, known to readers as Emperor Kiritsubo, and a low-ranking, but beloved concubine called Lady Fujitsubo. .

$50.61

The Wise Woman
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The Wise Woman

By Gregory, Philippa

London: Viking. Very Good+. 1992. Uncorrected Proof; First Printing. Paperback. Light cover creases and shelf wear, some foxing to edges of reading block. ; Uncorrected Proof. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover design uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 508 pages; Historical novel set against the background of the Reformation and the burning of the Abbeys. When her convent is attacked, Sister Anne awakes in time to save herself, but fails to raise the alarm and save her sisters in Christ. She runs away to Morach, the old wise woman of the moors, who raised her as a child where she'd learnt some of her skills, and some of her darker secrets too... .

$42.86

Cotillion
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Cotillion

By Heyer, Georgette

London: William Heinemann Ltd. Fair in Very Good- dust jacket. 1973. Fifth Printing. Hardcover. Ex-Library . Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Minor shelf wear and tear to unclipped DJ, some shelf wear to boards near spine extremitoes, surface tear to inside front cover, some tape repairs inside, light foxing. ; Orange cloth boards with red lettering to front cover and spine. DJ protected by clear library sleeve. Good reading copy. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Uniform Edition; 344 pages; Young Kitty must choose which one of her four cousins will be her husband or be left penniless. .

$10.71

Her Benny A Tale of Victorian Liverpool
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Her Benny A Tale of Victorian Liverpool

By Hocking, Silas K.

Liverpool: Gallery Press. Very Good. 1968. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light shelf wear, sunned spine, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First printing, 1968. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; B&W Illustrations; 200 pages; Originally published as a serial 1879 the tale of two Liverpool street waifs, Benny Bates and his sister Nell. It was one of the most popular waif stories of the nineteenth century improving fiction for Victorian children whose purpose, although primarily religious was also social and political. .

$11.31

Dark Fires
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Dark Fires

By Rogers, Rosemary

London: Futura Troubadour. Good. 1980. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some heavy reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear with split to base of spine, ink obscurred name to front endpaper. Some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Fourth printing, 1980. Reading copy only. Cover artwork uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 606 pages; Sequel to Sweet Savage Love. The turbulent marriage of Virginia Brandon and Steven Morgan is torn apart by a dramatic rush of events with Steven believing the one women he loved, has betrayed him. Their twin passions propel them across oceans and continents to separate affairs, perils, and dangers. From the torrid heat of Old Mexico to the splendor of Czarist Russia to the squalid fleshpots of Paris. .

$5.66

The Source
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The Source

By Michener, James

London: Corgi. Good+. 1967. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Slightly concaved spine, some book worm damage to inside rear cover and bottom of reading block. ; Corgi CN7500, first printing 1967. Good reading copy, no names inside, appears unread. Very heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 1040 pages; Historical blockbuster based on discoveries of modern archaeologists excavating the site of Tell Makor in the Holy Land, Michener vividly re-creates life in and around an ancient city during critical periods of its existence, and traces the profound history of the Jews, including that of the early Hebrews and their persecution, the impact of Christianity on the Jewish world, the Crusades, and the Spanish Inquisition, through to the foundation of the modern state of Isreal. .

$12.80

The House In Abercromby Square / Mistress Of Luke's Folly
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The House In Abercromby Square / Mistress Of Luke's Folly

By Elgin, Elizabeth

London: Grafton Books. Very Good+. 2003. First Edition Thus; Second Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading creases and shelf wear, minor foxing to edges of reading block. ; Second printing. Nice tight flat copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Gary Keene. ; 416 pages; Omnibus edition of two novels set in 19th century Britain. .

$7.13

The Pallisers
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The Pallisers

By Trollope, Anthony

London: Futura Publications. Very Good. 1974. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Light reading and cover creases, minor shelf wear, sunned spine, previous owner details to front endpaper and title, paper toned. Some foxing to inside covers, endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight flat copy, appears unread. Cover photo uncredited. ; 440 pages; Omnibus edition of Trollope's six political novels following the fortunes of Plantagenet Palliser and his extrovert wife, Glencora. Comprehensively abridged and with an introduction by Michael Hardwick. .

$5.66

The Pride Of The Peacock
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The Pride Of The Peacock

By Holt, Victoria

London: Fontana. Very Good-. 1982. Reprint; Sixth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, ink tick marks to other titles by author inside. ; Sixth printing, 1982. Nice tight copy, no names inside. ; 288 pages; Befriending a neighbour, in the teeth of her family's opposition, leads to an unexpected marriage and departure for Australia for Jessica Clavering. But a lost opal leads to murder. .

$3.56

Sara Dane
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Sara Dane

By Gaskin, Catherine

London: Fontana. Good. 1972. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some edge and shelf wear, paper edge toned. ; Good reading copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. ; 448 pages .

$5.06

An Instant In The Wind
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An Instant In The Wind

By Brink, André

London: Minerva. Very Good. 1991. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Minor shelf wear, light foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; First paperback printing. Advance review copy with publisher's slip laid in. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread. Cover design uncredited. ; 256 pages; In early 1749 a white woman and a black man are stranded in the wilderness of the South African interior. She is an educated woman, totally helpless in the wilds. He is a runaway slave. They know only each other. At first their relationship is guarded, poisoned by the black and white in them both. But hesitantly there emerges between them a fellowship that engulfs their most private selves, as they face the long trek back to civilisation. .

$6.55

The Pillars Of The Earth
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The Pillars Of The Earth

By Follett, Ken

London: Pan Books. Very Good-. 2010. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some reading and cover creases, slight grime to fore edge of reading block; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover photo of cast members from the Channel 4 TV adaptation. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 1104 pages; The story of the buiding of a cathedral during the turbulent twelfth-century when the Civil War between Stephen and Matilda over the royal succession tore lives and families apart. .

$10.12

Scandal In The Regency Ballroom  No Place For a Lady / Not Quite a Lady
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Scandal In The Regency Ballroom No Place For a Lady / Not Quite a Lady

By Allen, Louise

Richmond, Surrey: Mills & Boon. Very Good. 2013. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Paperback. Light reading and cover creases, slight foxing to edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover design by Becky Glibbery. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; The Regency Ballroom Collection; Vol. 1; 592 pages; Omnibus edition of two Regency romances. .

$10.12

Yvonne Goes To York
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Yvonne Goes To York

By Beaton, M.C.

London: Robinson. Very Good+. 2011. Reprint; Third Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Minor shelf and edge wear. ; Third printing. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread and near as new. Cover artwork by Sarah McMenemy. ; The Travelling Matchmaker Series; Vol. 6; 192 pages; No coach journey is ever dull with Miss Hannah Pym aboard, and this one proves to be no exception. Miss Pym meets the young and beautiful Miss Yvonne Grenier, who is fleeing the Terror in France. Yvonne becomes quite frightened when a dangerous enemy also boards the stagecoach to York , but luckily Miss Pym is on hand to propose a plan which will save Yvonne - and throw her into the arms of the wealthy and unattached Marquis of Ware! .

$5.66

Powder And Patch The Transformation of Philip Jettan
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Powder And Patch The Transformation of Philip Jettan

By Heyer, Georgette

London: Pan Books. Near Fine. 1968. Reprint; Eighth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside, appears unread and near as new. ; 160 pages; "I do not want some country bumpkin", she had said cruelly. So Philip set horse for Paris to learn the art of powder and patch so that he could return and teach Miss Cleone a lesson. .

$5.66

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