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THE SAGAS OF THE ICELANDERS
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THE SAGAS OF THE ICELANDERS

By Smiley, Jane (preface) (introduction by Robert Kellogg) (translations by Bernard Scudder; Andrew Wawn; Keneva Kunz; Terry Gunnell; Ruth C. Ellison; Martin S. Regal; Katrina C. Attwood; George Clark; Anthony Maxwell)

New York: Penguin Books, 2001. (lxvi) 782 pp. Trade paperback with French flaps. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a single crease on the spine; no interior markings. Said Seamus Heaney, "Here is the poetry of the North Atlantic... a testimony to the human spirit's ability not only to endure what fate may send it but to be renewed by the experience. Illustrated with drawings, charts and maps. This story collection contains: Egil's Saga translated by Bernard Scudder; The Saga of the People of Vatnsdal translated by Andrew Wawn; The Saga of the People of Laxardal; Bolli Bollason's Tale; The Saga of the Greenlanders; and Eirik the Red's Saga translated by Keneva Kunz; The Saga of Hrafnkel Frey's Godi; and The Tale of Halldor Snorrason II translated by Terry Gunnell; The Saga of the Confederates translated by Ruth C. Ellison; Gisli Sursson's Saga translated by Martin S. Regal; The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue translated by Katrina C. Attwood; The Saga of Ref the Sly; and The Tale of Sarcastic Halli translated by George Clark; The Tale of Thorstein Staff-struck; The Tale of Thorstein Shiver; The Tale of Audun from the West Fjords; and The Tale of the Story-wise Icelander translated by Anthony Maxwell. Illustrated with maps and drawings. Also includes a glossary and an index of characters.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$24.95

GREENWOOD TALES
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GREENWOOD TALES

By Anonymous.

London: Bloomsbury Books, 1994. 159 pp. Light edge and corner wear with faint creasing on the spine and a crease on the upper right front corner; previous owner's name on front endpaper; not store stamped. This story collection contains: How They Lived in Greenwood; The Tale of Little John; The Tale of Will Scarlet; The Greenwood Code; Robin Hood's Inn; Robin and the Bishop; The Defenders of Gamwell Hall; The Tale of Friar Tuck; The Tale of Alan-a-Dale; How Robin Sold Pots at Nottingham Fair; The Black Monks; The Two Strong Wills; The Rescuing of the Widow's Three Sons; Little John's Adventure; Vengeance on Guy of Gisborne; Capture and Excape; A Greenwood Wedding; The Coming of Richard the King; Robin Hood at the Court of King Richard; Robin's Return to the Greenwood; and Robin's Death and Burial.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$4.95

WHEN THE DRUMS BEAT - and Other Stories
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WHEN THE DRUMS BEAT - and Other Stories

By Trease, Geoffrey

London: Piccolo - Pan Books, 1979. 128 pp. Light edgewear with creasing at the corners and spine; store stamped. Cover art by Clark Hutton; interior line drawings by Laszlo Acs. This story collection contains: A Ship to Rome; The Chocolate Boy; and When the Drums Beat.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Clark Hutton; Laszlo Acs;.

$7.95

THE MERLIN TRILOGY:  The Crystal Cave; The Hollow Hills; The Last Enchantment - with - THE WICKED DAY
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THE MERLIN TRILOGY: The Crystal Cave; The Hollow Hills; The Last Enchantment - with - THE WICKED DAY

By Stewart, Mary

London: Coronet Books, 1970. 464, 464, 501, 397 pp. All four books have some edge and corner wear with creasing on the spines; two of them have been initialled on the front endpaper and the other two have no interior markings. To be clear, the books here are: One: The Crystal Cave; Two: The Hollow Hills; Three: The Last Enchantment; and the sort of sequel to the trilogy, The Wicked Day.. First and Later Printings. Paperback. Very Good-.

$29.95

THE BIG FISHERMAN
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THE BIG FISHERMAN

By Douglas, Lloyd C.

Toronto: Thomas Allen Publishers, 1948. 581 pp. Green cloth decorated in red on the front panel and spine; endpaper maps. Edgewear with chipping on the corners and the upper edge of the rear panel of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. This is about one of Jesus' disciples, Simon Peter. It was filmed in 1959, directed by Frank Borzage and starring Howard Keel, Susan Kohner and John Saxon.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$14.95

SELECTED WRITINGS
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SELECTED WRITINGS

By Remington, Frederic (edited by Frank Oppel) (introduction by Peggy and Harold Samuels)

Secaucus, New Jersey: Castle Books, 1981. (xi) 484 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in black on the spine; headband; illustrated throughout in black in white. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; book plate on the front pastedown. Not nearly so well known for his writing as for his art, Remington was still important as a writer: The people back East and the rest of the world often formed their impressions of life in the American West from Remington's writings... This story collection contains: Vagabonding with the Tenth Horse; How the Law Got into the Chaparral; Stubble and Slough in Dakota; Black Water and Shallows; Billy's Tearless Woe; A Rodeo at Los Ojos; A Desert Romance; Cracker Cowboys of Florida; Bear Chasing in the Rocky Mountains; Artist Wanderings Among the Cheyennes; On the Indian Reservations; In the Sierra Madre with the Punchers; Natchez's Pass; The Blue Quail of the Cactus; The Strange Days that Came to Jimmy Friday; A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers; Horses of the Plains; The Way of an Indian; How Order No. 6 Went Through; The Essentials at Fort Adobe; Massai's Crooked Trail; They Bore a Hand; A Failure of Justice; A Sketch by MacNeil; The White Forest; Sun Down Leflare's Warm Spot; With the Fifth Corps; Sun Down's Higher Self; An Outpost of Civilization; The Spirit of Mahongui; The Great Medicine Horse; The Trouble Brothers; When a Document Is Official; The Sorrows of Don Tomas Pidal, Reconcentrado; The Honor of the Troop; The Story of the Dry Leaves; Joshua Goodenough's Old Letter; A Sergeant of the Orphan Troop; How a Trout Broke a Friendship; A Shotgun Episode; The War Dreams; Wigwags from the Blockade; and Coaching in Chihuahua.. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Frederic Remington;. 8vo.

$19.95

THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF HISTORICAL CRIME FICTION
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THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF HISTORICAL CRIME FICTION

By Ashley, Mike (editor) (Tom Holt; Steven Saylor; Mary Reed; Eric Mayer; Peter Tremayne; Deirdre Counihan; Ian Morson; Tony Pollard; Dorothy Lumley; Anne Perry; Maan Meyers; Charles Todd; Richard A. Lupoff)

London: Robinson - Constable and Robinson, 2011. (x) 467 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This anthology contains: Introduction: Return to the Crime Scene by Mike Ashley; Archimedes and the Scientific Method by Tom Holt; Something to Do with Diana by Steven Saylor; Eyes of the Icon by Mary Reed and Eric Mayer; Night of the Snow Wolf by Peter Tremayne; Jettisoned by Deirdre Counihan; A Fiery Death by Ian Morson; Hide and Seek by Tony Pollard; The Fourth Quadrant by Dorothy Lumley; Brodie and the Regrettable Incident by Anne Perry; Forty Morgan Silver Dollars by Maan Meyers; Trafalgar by Charles Todd; and Dead of Winter by Richard A. Lupoff. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

THE STOCKADE
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THE STOCKADE

By Lamott, Kenneth

New York: Dell Books, 1953. 192 pp. Dell Book 703. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Griffith Foxley. Women, liquor, brutality... Could this combination decide a Pacific island struggle, with the odds at 200 to 1 and life itself the stake? Each side made its play - 5,000 prisoners of war against a single platoon. Only fate knew the victor... . First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Griffith Foxley;.

$6.95

THE GOLDEN EAGLE
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THE GOLDEN EAGLE

By Jennings, John

New York: Dell Books, 1959. 224 pp. Dell Book D267. Light rubbing on the corners with a bindery ripple on an otherwise uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Rafael deSoto. A novelised account of the life of the conquistidor Hernando de Soto, a Spanish explorer and conquistador who was involved in expeditions in Nicaragua and the Yucatan Peninsula, and played an important role in Pizarro's destruction of the Inca Empire in Peru. He is best known for leading the first Spanish and European expedition deep into the territory of what is now the United States, through Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and most likely Arkansas. He is the first European documented as having crossed the Mississippi River. . First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Rafael DeSoto;.

$4.95

SOLOMON AND SHEBA
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SOLOMON AND SHEBA

By Williams, Jay

New York: Bantam Books, 1959. 170 pp. Bantam Book A1958. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the front hinge and some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Stanley Zuckerberg, a painting of Yul Brynner (yes, with hair) and Gina Lollobrigida from the movie; the back cover features a still photograph, also from the movie, which was made in 1959, directed by King Vidor and starring, along with Brynner and Lollobrigida, George Sanders, Marisa Pavan, David Farrar, Harry Andrews and a host of others, including Tyrone Power in an uncredited role as Solomon. . First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Stanley Zuckerberg;.

$7.95

CAPTAIN LIGHTFOOT
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CAPTAIN LIGHTFOOT

By Burnett, W. R.

New York: Bantam Books, 1955. 230 pp. Bantam book A1331. Light edge and corner wear with a faint crease on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; previous owner's name in pencil inside; no other interior markings. Cover art by Mitchell Hooks. He drank, he fought, he wenched his way across old Ireland - the swashbuckling adventures of a lusty highwayman... This was filmed in 1955, directed by Douglas Sirk and starring Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Jeff Morrow, Kathleen Ryan and others.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Mitchell Hooks;.

$7.95

TEEN AGE HISTORICAL STORIES
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TEEN AGE HISTORICAL STORIES

By Carter, Russell Gordon

New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1948. 251 pp. Brown tweed boards decorated in dark brown on the front panel and spine; red upper edge. Chipping on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. This story collection contains: The Beaded Belt; John Pepperel's Thanksgiving; Tea from the Brigantine; Wrong Side of the River; General Howe's Dog; The Three-cornered Hat; The Road to Mt Vernon; Muffled Oars; Colonel Knox's Oxen; The Militiaman; Beneath the Saddle; Sunrise Over Philadelphia; Dark Lady and the Alligator; Battle Smoke; Osceola's Third Plume; and A Message from the Wilderness.. Later Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. Illus. by Frank Vaughn;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE IRISH TRILOGY: Seek the Fair Land; The Silent People; The Scorching Wind
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THE IRISH TRILOGY: Seek the Fair Land; The Silent People; The Scorching Wind

By Macken, Walter

London: Pan Books, 1988. 300, 346, 304 pp. Trade paperback format. Light rubbing on the corners with flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. To be clear, the three books here are: Seek the Fair Land; The Silent People; and The Scorching Wind. It is 1649. As the English soldiers trample the Irish homesteads, leaving behind them a trail of barbarity and destruction, a few brave men set out to resist the English invaders under Cromwell. The second book takes in the famine, and the third goes for the Easter Rebellion and the bitter aftermath.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Gary Blythe;. 8vo.

$27.95

THIEF OF BAGHDAD
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THIEF OF BAGHDAD

By Wormser, Richard

New York: Dell Books, 1961. 191 pp. Dell First Edition B216. Lightly rubbed on the corners with faint creasing on the spine; no interior markings. The front cover features a painting by George Gross of Steve Reeves in a scene from the movie. Steve Reeves was the Arnold Schwarzenegger of his day, a professional bodybuilding turned actor. Directed by Arthur Lubin and Bruno Vailati, The Thief of Baghdad was filmed in 1961, starring Steve Reeves, Giorgia Moll, Arturo Dominici, Edy Vessel and an assortment of others.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by George Gross;. Paperback Original.

$7.95

THE NIGHTMARE
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THE NIGHTMARE

By Forester, C. S.

New York: Dell Books, 1961. 254 pp. Dell Book F158. Light wear on the corners with some aging around the edges and minor creasing on the spine; small rubbed patch on the front cover; no interior markings. Cover art by Tony Kokinos. This story collection contains: Evidence; The Bower of Roses; Miriam's Miracle; The Physiology of Fear; Indecision; The Head and the Feet; The Unbelievable; The Hostage; To Be Given to God; and The Wandering Gentile.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Tony Kokinos;.

$7.95

MARCH OR DIE
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MARCH OR DIE

By Kessler, Leo

London: Century Publishing, 1985. 187 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; some aging and with one library stamp on the rear pastedown; no other library markings on the book itself, and the remains of a library sticker on the spine. It is 1944 and Hitler is in a race against time. To save the Third Reich from total defeat in Europe, he sends his favourite troops on a fighting path through France.... First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. 8vo.

$9.95

SLAUGHTER AT SALERNO
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SLAUGHTER AT SALERNO

By Kessler, Leo

London: Century Publishing, 1985. 173 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; some aging but no interior markings. In 1943, when the Allies attempt to gain their first toe-hold in Italy, the Germans are waiting to "Dunkirk" them as they land on the beaches.... First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+. 8vo.

$24.95

DEATH RIDE
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DEATH RIDE

By Kessler, Leo

London: Century Publishing, 1985. 192 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; some aging but no interior markings. It's the winter of 1941 in Nazi Germany and the sole, overriding ambition of Colonel Geir - the Vulture - is to see himself made General Geir. The regiment he commands is the Fuhrer's premier fighting force... and they are at the Russian front.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+. 8vo.

$24.95

THE HESS ASSAULT
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THE HESS ASSAULT

By Kessler, Leo

London: Century Publishing, 1987. 256 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; some aging but no interior markings. This begins with the bold flight of Rudolph Hess to Scotland and the whole episode amounts to the most daring mission ever undertaken by the Greater German Wehrmacht.... First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

MEN AT WAR
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MEN AT WAR

By Hemingway, Ernest (editor) (Charles Oman; Richard Hillary; Eric Jens Petersen; Jean De Joinville; Lloyd Lewis; Livy; Richard Aldington; Charlotte Yonge; Marquis James; Leonard Ehrlich; T. E. Lawrence; Alden Brooks; Frederick F. Van De Water)

New York: Bramhall House, 1979. 1072 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. A few nicks and short tears around the edges of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction by Ernest Hemingway; The Invasion of Britain by Julius Caesar; The Battle of Hastings 1066 A.D. by Charles Oman; The French Crusade 1249 - 1250 A.D. by Jean De Joinville; The Battle of Arsouf by Charles Oman; The Death of Montezuma by William Hickling Prescott; Who Called You Here by Eric Jens Petersen; The Invaders by Richard Hillary; The Massacre at Matanzas Inlet by Pedro Menendez de Aviles; The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane; The Blocking of Zeebrugge by Sir Archibald Hurd; Horatius at the Bridge by Livy; Shiloh Bloody Shiloh by Lloyd Lewis; How David Slew Goliath from The Bible; The Fight on the Hilltop by Ernest Hemingway; The Last Battle of King Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory; At All Costs by Richard Aldington; The Pass of Thermopylae 430 B.C. by Charlotte Yonge; The Sword of the Lord and of Gideon by Colonel Theodore Roosevelt; Deguelo by Marquis James; Torture by T. E. Lawrence (of Arabia); Tsushima by Frank Thiess; The Parisian by Alden Brooks; The March to the Sea by Xenophon; Vale of Tears by Laurence Stallings; The Odyssey of the Three Slavs by Alden Brookes; Gold from Crete by C. S. Forester; Harper's Ferry by Leonard Ehrlich; Custer by Frederick F. Van De Water; An Egg for the Major by C. S. Forester; The Merrimac and the Monitor by Mary Johnston; Manila Bay by Admiral George Dewey; Tank Fighting in Libya by Alan Moorehead; Blowing Up a Train by T. E. Lawrence; Lisette at Eylau by General Marbot; The Stolen Railroad Train by Marquis James; Air Battle by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall; The Corvette Claymore by Victor Hugo; Turn About by William Faulkner; The Trojan Horse by Virgil; The People's War by Count Leo Tolstoy; The Wrong Road by Marquis James; Miracle at Dunkirk by Arthur D. Divine; Gallipoli by Major General John Frederick Charles Fuller; The Stars in Their Courses by Colonel John W. Thomason Jr; Waterloo by Victor Hugo; The Retreat from Caporetto by Ernest Hemingway; The Battle of Cannae by Livy; The Victory of the Americans at Saratoga by Sir Edward S. Creasy; The Lost Battalion by Thomas M. Johnson and Fletcher Pratt; Bagration's Rearguard Action by Count Leo Tolstoy; After the Final Victory by Agnes Smedley; Her Privates We by Private 19022; Borodino by Count Leo Tolstoy; Trafalgar by Robert Southey; The Battle of Atlanta by Lloyd Lewis; Oriskany 1777 by Walter D. Edmonds; The Calvalry Charge at Omdurman by Winston Churchill; The Sun of Austerlitz by General Marbot; The Marines at Soissons by Colonel John W. Thomason Jr; The Battle of Ypres by Frank Richards; An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce; Joshua's Conquest of Jericho from The Bible; The Taking of Lungtunpen by Rudyard Kipling; Ball of Fat by Guy de Maupassant; Hands Across the Sea by Alexander Woollcott; I Bombed the Barges by The Captain of a Blenheim Bomber; The Italian Debacle at Guadalajara by F. G. Tinker Jr; Buchmendel by Stefan Zweig; I Take Vladivostok by Frazier Hunt; Up Periscope by An Officer of H. M. Submarine Sturgeon; Father Duffy by Alexander Woollcott; The War Years by James Hilton; Soldiers of the Republic by Dorothy Parker; The Chauffeurs of Madrid by Ernest Hemingway; A Man's Bound to Fight by Colonel John W. Thomason Jr; Falling Through Space by Richard Hillary; Squadron Squadron by Byron Kennedy; A Personal View of Waterloo by Stendhal; Pearl Harbor by Blake Clark; Three Men on a Raft by Harold F. Dixon; A Name and a Flag by Colonel John W. Thomason Jr; and Midway by Walter B. Clausen.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$69.95

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