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The Road to Kandahar
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 7 March 2005
ISBN 0755309847
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£24.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Book and dustjacket in very fine new unread condition. Signed by the author directly on the title page.
Book Description
Second in a brilliant new series of adventures with the British army in the late nineteenth century, in the tradition of Bernard Cornwell and C.S. Forester.
Synopsis
It's July 1879 and Lieutenant Simon Fonthill is preparing to leave South Africa with his servant '352' Jenkins. Disillusioned with the British army after fighting in the Zulu wars, they are both determined to resign their commissions. However, Fonthill's talents as a soldier have not gone unnoticed and Colonel Lamb, in charge of intelligence, persuades him to ......more
 
 
     
The Revolt of the Eaglets
by  Jean Plaidy  
Publisher Robert Hale
Published Date 1977
ISBN 0709146981
First Edition   First Printing  
£6.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG/VG+. Not price-clipped - shows price of 3.75. Some foxing to page edges.
The Second volume in the Planatagenet saga. ...more
 
 
     
The Reavers
by  George Macdonald Fraser  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1 October 2007
ISBN 9780007253838
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/ near fine new unread condition - book and dustjacket slightly bumped to top right hand corner of front cover. Signed by the author on the second page in from the front.
Synopsis
Elizabethan England, and a dastardly Spanish plot to take over the throne is uncovered. It's up to Agent Archie Noble to save Queen and country in this saucy and swashbuckling romp from the bestselling author of 'The Flashman Papers' and 'The Pyrates'. Spoiled, arrogant, filthy rich, and breathtakingly beautiful, the young Lady Godiva Dacre is exiled from the court of Good Queen Bess (who can't abide red-haired competition) to her lonely estate in ......more

 
 
     
The Quincunx: The inheritance of John Huffman
by  Charles Palliser  
Publisher Canongate
Published Date September 1989
ISBN 0862412218
First Edition   First Printing  
£21.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine read condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of 14.95. No previous owner inscriptions.
There is a mystery about John Huffman's origins. Searching for clues in heraldic designs and maps he come to belive that he is the victim of a vast and ancient conspiracy. ...more
 
 
     
THE QUEST - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION IN SLIPCASE
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 6 April 2007
ISBN 9780230532366
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£30.00

LIMITED EDITION. Hardback book in dustjacket in slipcase. First edition first printing. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on a numbered limitation page. VERY FINE NEW UNREAD CONDITION - still sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap.
Wilbur Smith returns with the eagerly awaited sequel to his thrilling Egyptian series. Following on from River God, The Seventh Scroll and Warlock. The Quest continues the story of the Warlock, Taita, wise in the lore of the ancient Gods and a master of magic and the supernatural. Egypt is struck by a series of terrible plagues that cripple the Kingdom, and then the ultimate disaster follows. The Nile fails. The waters that nourish and sustain ......more

 
 
     
The Queen's Secret
by  Jean Plaidy  
Publisher Robert Hale
Published Date 1989
ISBN 0709038038
First Edition   First Printing  
£6.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Fine/fine read once condition.
This is the seventh book in the Queens of England series. The Story of Katherine of Valois. ...more
 
 
     
The Pleasures of Love
by  Jean Plaidy  
Publisher Robert Hale
Published Date 1991
ISBN 0709044615
First Edition   First Printing  
£6.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. VG/VG. Some bumping to corners and spine ends. Half inch closed tear to bottom lower corner.
Ninth in the Queens of England Series. Catherine of Braganza....more
 
 
     
The Man on a Donkey
by  F. H. M. Prescott  
Publisher Eyre and Spottiswoode
Published Date 1952
ISBN n/a
First Edition   First Printing  
£19.75
Two volumes. Hardback books in dustjackets. Very good plus/very good plus. Not price-clipped - 25s net. Original promotional wrap-around band stiil present on volume 1. Slight bumping to corners and minor rubbing to dustjackets at spine ends. No previous owner inscriptions. Spines good and straight. A very nice pair of this title that is scarce in the first edition....more
 
 
     
The Little Stranger
by  Sarah Waters  
Publisher Virago
Published Date 4 June 2009
ISBN 9781844086016
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Very fine/very fine new unread condition.
Product Description
After her award-winning trilogy of Victorian novels, Sarah Waters turned to the 1940s and wrote THE NIGHT WATCH, a tender and tragic novel set against the backdrop of wartime Britain. Shortlisted for both the Orange and the Man Booker, it went straight to number one in the bestseller chart. In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house, once grand and handsome, is now in decline, its masonry crumbling, its gardens ......more

 
 
     
The Leopard Sword: EMPIRE 4 - Exclusive Limited Numbered Edition - signed, lined and dated.
by  Anthony Riches  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 26 April 2012
ISBN 9781444711820
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.
Please note that henceforth limited editions in this series will be for 100 copies only as books in the series will now be delivered at 6 monthly intervals from April 2012's publication of "The Leopard Sword" (Empire 4). This means that book five - "The Wolf's Gold" will be published in late 2012, with delivery of a further four books across 2013 and 2014. Limited editions will also now be signed, lined, dated and numbered on the ......more

 
 
     
The Leopard Hunts in Darkness.
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 9 April 1984
ISBN 0434714151
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£67.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Vg-/VG-. Some page tanning. Some bumping to top of spine. Slight spine lean. Some fading to colour of dustjacket on spine. Some creasing to dustjacket along rear top edge. Some bumping to dustjacket and small closed tear at rear top corner. Not price-clipped - shows price of 8.95. No previous owner inscriptions.
Second in the Ballantyne family saga set in the age of empire, battle and conquest, about a man whose dream begins in the danger and drudgery of the diamond pits and ends on the rich grasslands of Matabeleland, but not before a king and proud warrior nation have paid the price of history....more
 
 
     
The Leopard Hunts in Darkness
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 9 May 1984
ISBN 0434714151
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£99.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Vg-/VG-. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on the title page. Some page tanning. Some bumping to spine ends. Slight spine lean. Some fading to colour of dustjacket on spine. Some wrinkling to laminate on dustjacket at edges - a common problem with this jacket. Crease line runs dow inside flap of dustjacket. Not price-clipped - shows price of £8.95. No previous owner inscriptions.
Synopsis
Second in the Ballantyne family saga set in the age of empire, battle and conquest, about a man whose dream begins in the danger and drudgery of the diamond pits and ends on the rich grasslands of Matabeleland, but not before a king and proud ......more

 
 
     
The Legion
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 11 November 2010
ISBN 978-0755353743
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99
Hardback in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Very fine/very fine new condition.
Product Description
The bestselling author of THE CENTURION and THE GLADIATOR returns with another action-packed Roman adventure.
Trouble is brewing in Egypt. Rebel gladiator Ajax and his men have been posing as Roman soldiers and attacking naval bases, merchant vessels and villages. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro have been charged with the task of tracking down the renegade warrior before the problem gets out of control. Joining forces with Legion III, they hope to destroy their enemy on the battlefield. But the cunning gladiator has ......more
 
 
     
The Last Kingdom
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 4 October 2004
ISBN 0007149905
First Edition   First Printing  
£8.99
Near fine/near fine read once condition. No previous owner inscriptions - not price-clipped - shows price of 17.99. Spine firm and straight. Some creasing to dustjacket along the front top edge. Tiny closed tear (1mm) to lower edge of dustjacket at front lower spine edge.
Synopsis
The first book in a brand new series, The Last Kingdom is set in England during the reign of King Alfred. Uhtred is an English boy, born into the aristocracy of ninth-century Northumbria. Orphaned at ten, he is captured and adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtred's fate is indissolubly bound up with Alfred, King of Wessex, who rules over the only English kingdom to survive the Danish ......more
 
 
     
The Lady and the Unicorn
by  Tracy Chevalier  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1 September 2003
ISBN 0007140908
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/near fine. New unread condition. Dustjacket has a couple of surface scratches to the rear that are visible in acertain light.
Synopsis
The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries are a set of six medieval tapestries. Beautiful, intricate and expertly made, they are also mysterious in their origin and meaning. Tapestries give an appearance of order and continuity, as if designed and made by one person, belying the complicated process required to create them. Weavers, patrons, designers, artists, merchants and apprentices were involved in their making, and behind them were the wives, daughters and servants who exercised influences over their men. Like ......more
 
 
     
The Iliad
by   Homer  
Publisher Folio Society
Published Date 1975
ISBN n/a
£8.99
Hardback book. No slipcase. Near fine used condition. Slipcase missing. NO previous owner inscriptions. Translated by E. V. Rieu; Illustrated with lithographs by Elisabeth Frink; 362 Pages....more
 
 
     
The Horns of the Buffalo
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 2004
ISBN 0755309820
First Edition   First Printing  
£109.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine unread condition.  Not price-clipped - shows price of £18.99.

Book Description
It is 1879 and the British army is constantly in action to defend the Empire. Young Lieutenant Simon Fonthill has been dispatched to South Africa with much to prove, for Colonel Covington, his former Commanding Officer, has slanderously branded him a coward. In the Cape, Fonthill, together with his servant '352' Jenkins, is sent deep into Zululand to discover the intentions of the Zulu king. A dangerous mission, for the territory is aflame with talk of war. After contending with violence and imprisonment, Fonthill faces his ......more

 
 
     
The Heart of the Lion
by  Jean Plaidy  
Publisher Robert Hale
Published Date 1977
ISBN 0709152833
First Edition   First Printing  
£6.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. VG+/VG+. Some very light foxing to the top page edges. Not price-clipped - shows price of 3.95. The third book in the Plantaganet Saga. Very attractive collectible condition.
Synopsis
At the age of thirty-two, Richard the Lionheart has finally succeeded Henry II to the English throne. And, against his father's wishes, he intends to make Berengaria, daughter of the King of Navarre, his Queen. But first he must fulfil his vow to his country to win back Jerusalem for the Christian world. Leaving England to begin his crusade, Richard's kingdom is left in the hands of his brother, John, who casts covetous eyes on the crown, ......more
 
 
     
The Guns of El Kebir
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 27 December 2007
ISBN 9780755327201
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed and dated January 2008 by the author directly on the title page. Fine/near fine new unread condition. Tiny closed tear (less than 1mm) to dustjacket at base of spine.
Another thrilling, action-packed adventure set during one of the most famous battles fought by the British army in the late nineteenth century, the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir. News of Ahmed Arabi's uprising against the Anglo-French suzerainty in Egypt has caused great alarm in London. The French choose not to fight and retire from the country, but the British land a force led by Sir Garnet Wolseley. He plucks out of an uneasy pastoral retirement on the Welsh borders his ......more

 
 
     
THE GLADIATOR
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 6 August 2009
ISBN 9780755327782
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£15.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Fine/fine new unread condition.
While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing campaign against the Parthians, their transport ship is almost capsized by a tidal wave. They barely make it to the port of Matala in Crete where they are stunned to find a devastated town. An earthquake has struck the island, destroying its cities and killing thousands. In the chaotic aftermath, large bands of the island's slaves begin to revolt and the local bandits, taking advantage of the slave rebellion, urge the Cretans to overthrow the Roman administration.
When the local governor of the province ......more
 
 
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