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EMPIRE VII: The Emperor's Knives - Signed, Lined, Numbered Limited Edition of 100
by  Anthony Riches  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 13 February 2014
ISBN 9781444731910
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£25.00
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed, Lined, dated Limited Edition of one hundred copies only - exclusive to Tim Allen Books. Brand new condition.
The seventh novel in Anthony Riches' acclaimed Empire sequence brings Marcus Aquila back to Rome, hunting the men who destroyed his family. But the revenge he craves may cost him and those around him dearly. The young centurion's urge to exact his own brutal justice upon the shadowy cabal of assassins who butchered his family means that he must face them on their own ground, risking his own death at their hands. A senator, a gang boss, a praetorian officer and, deadliest of all, champion gladiator Mortiferum - the Death Bringer - lie in wait. ......more
 
 
     
EMPIRE VI - The Eagle's Vengeance Exclusive, Signed, lined, numbered and dated limited edition.
by  Anthony Riches  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 22 August 2013
ISBN 978-1444711905
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£25.00
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed, lined, dated and numbered by Anthony Riches to the title page. Limited edition of 100. This is the only author-approved limited edition - exclusive to Tim Allen Books. Limited edition of 100 only.
The Tungrian auxiliary cohorts return to Hadrian's Wall after their successful Dacian campaign, only to find Britannia in chaos. The legions are overstretched, struggling to man the forts of the northern frontier in the face of increasing barbarian resistance.
The Tungrians are the only soldiers who can be sent into the northern wastes, far beyond the long abandoned wall built by Antoninus, where a lost symbol of imperial power of the Sixth Victorious ......more
 
 
     
EMPIRE V: The Wolf's Gold (Signed, Lined, Dated Limited Edition)
by  Anthony Riches  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 25 October 2012
ISBN 9781444711868
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£25.00
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed, lined, dated and numbered by Anthony Riches to the title page. Limited edition of 100. This is the only author-approved limited edition - exclusive to Tim Allen Books. Limited edition of 100 only.
Fresh from their victory in Germania, Marcus Aquila and the Tungrians have been sent to Dacia, on the north-eastern edge of the Roman Empire, with the mission to safeguard a major source of imperial power.
The mines of Alburnus Major contain enough gold to pave the road to Rome. They would make a mighty prize for the marauding Sarmatae tribesmen who threaten the province, and the outnumbered auxiliaries are entrusted with their safety in the face of a ......more
 
 
     
Empire of Silver
by  Conn Iggulden  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 2 September 2010
ISBN 9780007201808
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Very fine/very fine brand new.
Product Description
The eagerly awaited 4th novel in the bestselling Conqueror series, continuing the life and adventures of the mighty Khan dynasty. Genghis Khan is dead, but his legend and his legacy live on. His son Ogedai has built a white city on a great plain and made a capital for the new nation. Now the armies have gathered to see which of Genghis' sons has the strength to be khan. The Mongol empire has been at peace for two years, but whoever survives will face the formidable might of their great enemy, China's Song dynasty. The great leader Tsubodai sweeps into the ......more
 
 
     
Emperor: The Gods of War
by  Conn Iggulden  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 2 January 2006
ISBN 9780007164769
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£29.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Near fine/near fine new unread condition.
Synopsis
The fourth volume in the acclaimed "Emperor" series, in which Conn Iggulden brilliantly interweaves history and adventure to recreate the astonishing life of Julius Caesar - an epic tale of ambition and rivalry, bravery and betrayal, from an outstanding new voice in historical fiction. It looked as if it would be war. The strife between that great figure, Pompey, the Dictator of Rome, and the young general fresh from his triumphant conquests of Gaul and Britain, had come to a head. So Julius Caesar, with all his generals ......more
 
 
     
Elephant Song.
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 4 April 1991
ISBN 0333555090
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£64.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on the title page. Very good/Very good used condition.
Synopsis
From the peaks of Ethiopia's Mountains of the Moon and the deep forests where the Nile rises, to the teeming streets of Taiwan and London's city boardrooms, a man and woman fight against the forces of greed, evil and corruption to save a people and a habitat from extinction

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Edward Longshanks
by  Jean Plaidy  
Publisher Robert Hale
Published Date 1979
ISBN 0709165595
First Edition   First Printing  
£6.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. VG+/VG+. Light foxing to top page edges.
The seventh volume in the Plantagenet saga....more
 
 
     
Druid Sacrifice
by  Nigel Tranter  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 1993
ISBN 0340586990
First Edition   First Printing  
£9.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine. No previous owner inscriptions. No spine lean. Jacket is unclipped and shows the price of £15.99.
Thanea, Christian daughter to the pagan King Loth in King Arthur's time, survives being set to sea in an oar-less coracle as a druid sacrifice, and is taken in by St Serf as the only woman in his monastery. In due course, she produces a son who, with his mother, founds the great city of Glasgow. ...more
 
 
     
Dictator
by  Robert Harris  
Publisher Hutchinson
Published Date 8 October 2015
ISBN 9780091752101
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£19.00
Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by Robert Harris in black pen directly on the title page. Brand new condition.
Laws are silent in times of war.’
Cicero
There was a time when Cicero held Caesar’s life in the palm of his hand. But now Caesar is the dominant figure and Cicero’s life is in ruins.
Exiled, separated from his wife and children, his possessions confiscated, his life constantly in danger, Cicero is tormented by the knowledge that he has sacrificed power for the sake of his principles.
His comeback requires wit, skill and courage – and for a brief and glorious period, the legendary orator is once more the supreme senator in Rome.
But politics is ......more
 
 
     
Desert God
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 25 September 2014
ISBN 978-0007535651
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£29.99
Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on the page. Brand new condition.
Ex-slave. Philosopher. Chosen one.
Taita has risen from nothing to become the most trusted man at the Pharaoh’s side. Only he can plot a mission that will return Egypt to its former glory. Only he can muster the force that can break the back of Egypt’s greatest enemy.
On the banks of the Nile, a hero will rise.
Across the lush plains of Egypt, Taita, a freed eunuch slave, wears his authority lightly. Not only is he the close advisor to the Pharaoh, but he is guardian to Pharaoh Tamose’s two teenage sisters, the young beauties Tehuti and Bekatha.
But the kingdom is not at ......more
 
 
     
Dawn of Empire - SIGNED Bookplate
by  Sam Barone  
Publisher Century.
Published Date 18 January 2007
ISBN 9781846050503
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by way of a publisher bookplate loosely inserted on the title page.
Synopsis
Three thousand years before the birth of Christ and the world is dominated by savage tribes of barbarians who despise the first farmers and townsfolk trying to settle the land. In the Tigris Valley, the first primitive farmers attempt to bring civilization to a dark world. But every few years Barbarians sweep in raping, killing and burning. This time the people of Orak are going to fight, but their military commanders flee as the enemy army approaches, leaving only Eskkar a lowly lieutenant in charge. But Eskkar has one advantage: he ......more
 
 
     
Dark Fire.
by  C. J. Sansom  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 5 November 2004
ISBN 9781405005449
First Edition   First Printing  
£38.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine used condition. Very collectible copy. Slight bruising/bumping to rear lower corner. Not price-clipped - shows price of £16.99. No previous owner unscriptions. Spine very firm and straight.
Synopsis
It's 1540, three years after Shardlake's mission to Scarnsea. It is the hottest summer of the sixteenth century. Shardlake is trying to keep a low profile, believing himself to be out of favour with Thomas Cromwell but trying to maintain his London-based legal practice. He has been pulled, against his better judgement, into defending Elizabeth Wentworth, charged with murdering her cousin. But Elizabeth refuses to plead either guilty or not ......more
 
 
     
Cry Wolf
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 1976
ISBN 434714097
First Edition   First Printing  
£27.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG/G. No previous owner inscriptions. Not price-clipped - shows price of £3.90 net. Book in nice condition with some bruising to corners and spine ends. Dustjacket has fair amount of wear, with small tears and loss to corners and spine ends. The dustjacket also has crease marks along the edges. A good copy of a scarce Wilbur Smith title.
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Cry Wolf
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 1976
ISBN 434714097
First Edition   First Printing  
£113.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. G/G-. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on the title page. Not price-clipped - shows price of £3.90. Book in good condition, but is fairly heavily bumped to the top rear corner. There is also a fair amount of loss to the dustajcket at the top rear - about 3 inches by four inches and a 3 inch closed tear (no loss). There is a one and a half inch closed tear along the front edge of the dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in removeable clear coevr.
Synopsis
A wartime thriller in which three people - a Texan, an Englishman and an American reporter - embark on a daring adventure as they attempt to save the Ethiopian people from ......more

 
 
     
Crusader Gold.
by  David Gibbins  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 17 July 2006
ISBN 0755324234
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£19.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine new unread condition.
Synopsis
The elusive Crusader Gold: is the greatest prize missing from the final bloody conflict of the Crusades. For many it is the Jewish menorah, the huge golden candlestick looted by the Romans in AD70 when they sacked the Temple in Jerusalem and marched through Rome in triumph. It was carried off to Constantinople. Now, nobody knows where it is. Some Jewish activists today think it survived and is concealed in the Vatican. Some think it took another altogether more extraordinary turn, at the beginning of history itself...Jack Howard is the only man who can find out. But the clock is ticking against him. ......more
 
 
     
Cross of St George
by  Alexander Kent  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date October 1996
ISBN 0434002895
First Edition   First Printing  
£9.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine used condition. Not price-clipped, but shows no price. No previous owner inscriptions.
Synopsis
Set in the bitter war of 1813 for naval supremacy over America, this is the story of the struggle of men with a common heritage, fighting for very different nations and their own, often conflicting, motives. ...more
 
 
     
Command
by  Julian Stockwin  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 2006
ISBN 0340898550
First Edition   First Printing  
£7.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine used condition. Not price clipped - shows price of £16.99. No previous owner inscriptions.
Thrilled at his first command, a little brig-sloop called “Teazer”, Thomas Kydd must race to bring his ship to battle readiness – he is desperately needed to defend Malta against Barbary corsairs, ferocious privateers and the French who are frantically trying to rescue the remnants of their army in the Levant. But his jubilation does not last long – peace is suddenly declared and Kydd finds himself ashore on half pay. A rare chance gives him the opportunity to once again go to sea. He sets sail as captain of a convict transport for the penal ......more
 
 
     
Command
by  Julian Stockwin  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 2006
ISBN 0340924039
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£17.99
Official Hodder and Stoughton Limited edition of 1000 - signed, number and stamped. Very fine new unread condition. Hardback in dustjacket. Beautifully produced with contemporary map endpapers ans ribbon marker.
Thrilled at his first command, a little brig sloop called Teazer, Thomas Kydd must race to bring his ship to battle readiness – he is desperately needed to defend Malta against Barbary corsairs, ferocious privateers and the French who are frantically trying to rescue the remnants of their army in the Levant.
But his jubilation does not last long - peace is suddenly declared and Kydd is left ashore on half pay.
A rare chance gives him the opportunity to once again ......more
 
 
     
CENTURION
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 6 March 2008
ISBN 9780755327768
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£13.49

Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine new unread condition - some bruising to corners or spine ends. Signed by the author directly on the title page.

Synopsis
A gripping new novel featuring Roman army officers Macro and Cato on their most dangerous mission yet.It's the first century AD and the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy, Parthia. With Parthia vying for control of Palmyra -- an officially neutral kingdom -- the Governor of Syria dispatches experienced officers Macro and Cato, and a small task force, to protect Palmyra's borders from invasion. But the Roman army's presence in Palmyra prompts Parthia to amass its armies for war. ......more

 
 
     
Captain Alatriste
by  Arturo Perez-Reverte  
Publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Published Date 2005
ISBN 0297848461
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by way of a publisher bookplate attached to the title page. Fine/near fine new unread condition. Slight shelfwear to the top edge of the dustjacket.
Step aside D'Artagnan... Perez-Reverte wrote the Captain Alatriste series as a homage to the adventure books that had been his own initiation into the world of reading as a boy - books such as Dumas's The Three Musketeers or The Mask of Zorro. Captain Alatriste is a swordsman for hire in Spain in the 1620s - a time when Court intrigue was high and the decadent young king had dragged the country into a series of disastrous wars. As a hired 'blade', Alatriste becomes involved in many political plots and must ......more
 
 
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