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The Privateer (Review Copy)

By Daviot, Gordon (Tey, Josephine)

New York: Macmillan. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1952. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. REVIEW COPY of this historical novel based on the life of the pirate, buccaneer and admiral of the Royal Navy, Henry Morgan. Dust jacket has minor chipping at head of spine and the edge of the front panel, spine is lightly faded. Review slip and publicity letter laid in. .

$95.00

A Place of Greater Safety (Uncorrected Proof in Two Volumes)

By Mantel, Hilary

New York: Atheneum. Very Good+. 1993. Uncorrected Proof; First Printing. Softcover. 0689121687 . A novel of the French Revolution by the only woman to have twice won the Man Booker Prize. The first of Mantel's books to be published in the United States. Plain white wrappers printed in black. Both volumes appear unread; however, each has an abrasion due to sticker removal and minor soiling. Scarce! .

$200.00

The Frontiersmen (First Printing)

By Eckert, Allan W.

Boston: Little, Brown. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1967. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. An excellent copy of the first book in Eckert's "Winning of America" series. None of the spine darkening that seems endemic to this fragile dust jacket. .

$150.00

The Wilderness War (First Printing)

By Eckert, Allan W.

Boston: Little, Brown. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1978. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0-316-20875-2 . Fourth in the series covers the period from 1763 to 1780, the American Revolution and the final defeat of the Iriquois league. A quite attractive copy with very minor wear to the extremities of the dust jacket. .

$75.00

Botany Bay (First Printing)

By Nordhoff, Charles & Hall, James Norman

Boston: Atlantic Little, Brown. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1941. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. The story of the penal settlement that was Australia's first colony. Jacket art by N.C. Wyeth. Map endpapers very lightly foxed, with previous owner's name and date (Christmas, 1941) written in margin, edges of text block moderately foxed. Dust jacket is somewhat darkened and soiled, with chipping to the extremities. Despite flaws a most presentable copy of a rather uncommon title. .

$100.00

Sharpe's Eagle: Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign July, 1809 (Signed First Edition)

By Cornwell, Bernard

London: Collins. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0002219972 . SIGNED and inscribed on the title page: "For ___ , On the battlefield of Talavera." Author's first novel, introduces Richard Sharpe. Lovely copy. .

$300.00

Boudica, Queen of the Iceni (Signed First Edition)

By Roesch, Joseph E.

London: Robert Hale. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0709079583 . SIGNED and warmly inscribed on the half-title page. Boudica, the most heroic figure of early British history, struggles against the might of Rome, and moves towards an inevitable destiny trusting the ancient prophecy that one day her cause and sword will be taken up by a mighty warrior-king named Arthur. Very scarce! .

$75.00

The Gun

By Forester, C. S.

Boston: Little, Brown. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1933. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A novel of guerrilla fighting in Spain during the Peninsular War. Basis of the 1957 film "The Pride and the Passion," starring Cary Grant, Sophia Loren and Frank Sinatra. Book is very nearly fine. Dust jacket very lightly rubbed and soiled, with a closed tear at the rear flap fold and some shallow chipping at the extremities and the top edge of the front panel. Titles and illustrations are bright and unfaded. .

$150.00

Sharpe's Enemy (Signed First Edition)

By Cornwell, Bernard

New York: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0-670-63940-0 . SIGNED on the title page. Richard Sharpe and the Defense of Portugal, Christmas, 1812. .

$300.00

Sharpe's Honour (Signed First Edition)

By Cornwell, Bernard

New York: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1985. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0-670-80389-8 . SIGNED on the title page. Richard Sharpe and the Victoria Campaign, February to June, 1813. .

$150.00

Sharpe's Regiment (Signed First Edition)

By Cornwell, Bernard

New York: Viking. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1986. First US Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0-670-81148-3 . SIGNED on the title page. Richard Sharpe and the Invasion of France, June to November, 1813. One of the scarcer titles in the Sharpe series. .

$300.00

The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (Signed First Edition)

By Taylor, Robert Lewis

Garden City: Doubleday. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1958. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Author's signature tipped to half-title page. A novel of 1849 and the rush to the gold fields. Pulitzer Prize winner, uncommon signature. .

$400.00

Sharpe's Fortress (Signed First Edition)
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Sharpe's Fortress (Signed First Edition)

By Cornwell, Bernard

London: Harper Collins. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0-00-225631-2 . SIGNED on the title page. Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Gawilghur, December, 1803. .

$60.00