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THE FORT.
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 30 September 2010
ISBN 9780007331727
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99

Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Fine/fine unread  condition - this title prone to a bit of edgewear to the dustjacket.
Product Description
After the great success of his book on a single battle, AZINCOURT, Bernard Cornwell has interrupted his bestselling series on the making of England with a novel featuring another battle, this time less known to us, but another great story, full of wonderful discoveries. After the great success of his book on a single battle, AZINCOURT, Bernard Cornwell has interrupted his bestselling series on the making of England with a novel featuring a single battle , this time less known to us but ......more

 
 
     
The Flag Captain
by  Alexander Kent  
Publisher Hutchinson
Published Date 1971
ISBN 0091073804
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£75.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. VG/VG. Price-clipped. Book has slight lean from reading. Slight bumping to corners. A few marks to page edges. Signed by Douglas Reeman as Alexander Kent directly on the title page.
Synopsis
It is April 1797, Falmouth Bay, and returning home after 18 months' continuous service, Flag Captain Richard Bolitho finds himself at the centre of the Great Mutiny crisis. ...more
 
 
     
The Enemy of God
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published Date 5 September 1996
ISBN 0718100514
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£49.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/Near fine read once condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £15.99. Signed by Bernard Cornwell directly on the title page. Spine/binding very firm and straight. No previous owner inscriptions. The Warlord Chronicles Volume II.
The Warlord Chronicles Volume II
The warring kingdoms are finally united and one more march against the Saxons will fulfil Arthur's dream of ever lasting peace. But Arthur has forgotten that the Gods love chaos - and only Merlin can lead him through this when the search for the 13 Sacred Objects is complete...more
 
 
     
The Eagle's Prophecy.
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 2005
ISBN 075530117X
First Edition   First Printing  
£8.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine used condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £17.99.
Synopsis
It is spring 45 AD and Centurions Macro and Cato, dismissed from the Second Legion in Britain, are trapped in Rome, waiting for their involvement in the death of a fellow officer to be investigated. It is then that the imperial secretary, the devious Narcissus, makes them an offer they can't refuse; to rescue an imperial agent who has been captured by pirates operating from the Illyrian coast. With him were scrolls vital to the safety of the Emperor and the future of Rome. However, Narcissus also sends Vitellius, an old enemy of the two centurions. The three ......more
 
 
     
The Eagle and the Wolves
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 2003
ISBN 0755301137
£16.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. 3rd printing: 109876543. Near fine/near fine used condition.Not price-clipped - shows price of £18.99.
Synopsis
It's 44 AD, and as Vespasian and the Second Legion forge ahead in their campaign to seize the south-west, Macro and newly-appointed centurion Cato are ordered by Vespasian to provide Verica, aged ruler of the Atrebates, with an army. They must train his trible levies into a force that can protect him, enforce his rule and take on the increasingly ambitious raids that the enemy is launching. But despite the Atrebates' official allegiance to Rome, open revolt is brewing, for many are wary of the legions and want to resist the Roman invaders. ......more
 
 
     
The Diamond Frontier - signed, lined and dated
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 2 January 2006
ISBN 0755309863
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£19.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Book and dustjacket in very fine new unread condition. Signed, dated 6/1/06 and inscribed "Fonthill & Jenkins III' by the author directly on the title page.
Synopsis
It's 1880 and the atmosphere is volatile in the South African province of the Transvaal. The discovery of diamonds has bred greed and violence, while a strong anti-British feeling is taking hold amongst the Boer farmers. In addition, the bePedi tribe continues to rampage after the defeat of their Zulu allies at Rorke's Drift just one year ago. War-weary from the army's recent campaign in Afghanistan, former captain Simon Fonthill and his servant "352" Jenkins are homeward-bound when the ......more
 
 
     
The Captain's Vengenace
by  Dewey Lambdin  
Publisher Thomas Dunne Books
Published Date November 2004
ISBN 0312315473
First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine used condition.
It is early February, 1799, a year of war.Sailing in the Caribbean, Captain Alan Lewrie, RN, is once again pursuing a chimera.A rich French prize ship he'd left at anchor at Dominica has gone missing, along with six of his sailors. What starts as a straightforward search for it, and them, from Hispaniola to Barbados, far down the Antilles, leads Lewrie to a gruesome discovery on the Dry Tortugas and to a vile cabal of the most pitiless and depraved pirates ever to sail under the "Jolly Roger" . . . and the suspicion that one of his trusted hands just may be the worst of them all!Against his will---again---the usually ......more
 
 
     
The Burning Shore
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 30 December 1995
ISBN 043471416x
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£39.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on the title page in black pen. Good/Good. Page tanning. Some bumping/small closed tears to lower dustjacket corners. Some spine lean. Some creasing/marks to dustkacket. Not price-clipped - shows price of £9.95. No previous owner inscriptions
Synopsis
A novel in which a passionate affair between a French aristocrat and Michael Courtney forces her to set out and seek a future for their unborn child in Africa, but first she must brave the terrors of war, shipwreck, fever and the vastness of Namibia before finding a home....more
 
 
     
The Burning Land
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1 October 2009
ISBN 9780007219742
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99

Hardback in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine new unread condition - some bumping to lower spine end. Signed by the author directly on the page.
Product Description
The latest in the bestselling Alfred series from number one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. In the last years of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in failing health, and his heir is an untested youth. The Danes, who have failed so many times to conquer Wessex, smell opportunity! First comes Harald Bloodhair, a savage warrior leading a Viking horde, who is encouraged to cruelty by his woman, Skade. But Alfred still has the services of Uhtred, his unwilling warlord, who leads Harald into a trap ......more

 
 
     
The Blood Crows
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 24 October 2013
ISBN 978-0755353804
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. First edition/first printing. Brand new condition.
For nearly ten years, the Roman Empire has fought ceaselessly to strengthen its hold over Britannia. But opposition from native tribes led by the ruthless warrior Caratacus threatens to destroy everything. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro are summoned by Governor Ostorius to Londinium. Tasked with leading a newly formed cavalry cohort into the heartland of Wales, they must destroy the growing resistance. But with Caratacus hatching increasingly ambitious plans and disorder threatening from within Macro and Cato's own ranks, this final test will push the ......more
 
 
     
Sword Song
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 3 September 2007
ISBN 9780007219711
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99

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

Synopsis
The fourth in the bestselling Alfred series from number one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. Our hero, Uhtred, has been made Governor of London. This fourth book in the series will mostly be set in London and will cover Alfred's building of fortified towns to hold Wesssex and his push into Mercia.

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Sovereign
by  C. J. Sansom  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 17 August 2006
ISBN 1405050489
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£34.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition. Minor edgewear to dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. The third novel in the compelling Shardlake series
Autumn, 1541. Following the uncovering of a plot against his throne in Yorkshire, King Henry VIII has set out on a spectacular Progress to the North to overawe his rebellious subjects there. Accompanied by a thousand soldiers, the cream of the nobility, and his fifth wife Catherine Howard, the King is to attend an extravagant submission of the local gentry at York.
Already in the city are lawyer Matthew Shardlake and his assistant Jack Barak. As well as assisting with legal work processing ......more
 
 
     
Sloop of War
by  Alexander Kent  
Publisher Hutchinson
Published Date 1972
ISBN 0091112907
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£65.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Near fine/Near fine. Not price-clipped. Shows price of £1.95 net. Some creasing to inside flap corner of dustjacket. Signed by Douglas Reeman as Alexander Kent directly on the title page.
Synopsis
As the French enter the American War of Independence in earnest, young Richard Bolitho is given his first command, "Sparrow" - a fast, well-armed fighting sloop. At last he has the chance to prove his abilities as a junior captain. But he faces other challenges too. ...more
 
 
     
Sharpe's Waterloo
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher Collins
Published Date 1990
ISBN 0002236435
First Edition   First Printing  
£47.99
Hardback in dustjacket. VG+/VG+. Dustjacket not price-clipped - shows price of £12.95 net. No previous owner inscriptions. Pages clean and uncreased. Small liquid stain to dustjacket at very base of the spine.
Synopsis
Richard Sharpe and the Waterloo Campaign, 15 June to 18 June 1815. It is 1815. Sharpe is serving on the personal staff of the inexperienced and incompetent Young Frog, William, Prince of Orange, who has been given command of a large proportion of the Allied force. More concerned with cutting a dash at a grand society ball in Brussels, the Young Frog refuses to listen to Sharpe's scouting reports of an enormous army marching towards them with the lately returned ......more
 
 
     
Sharpe's Tiger
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1997
ISBN 0002250101
First Edition   First Printing  
£34.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine. Slight pinching to book and dustjacket at base of spine. No previous owner inscriptions. Not price-clipped - shows price of £16.99. A very collectible copy of this book.
Synopsis
This is the prequel to the "Sharpe" series, which goes back to his early soldiering days in India. The story centres on the epic siege of Seringapatam, island citadel of the Tipoo of Mysore, a potentate that the British are keen to remove from power. ...more
 
 
     
Sharpe's Story
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 2006
ISBN 0007781628
First Edition   First Printing  
£3.00

Scarce promotional 46 page A5 booklet, printed and published by the Daily Telegraph and HarperCollins to coincide with the publication of Sharpe’s Fury. It contains extracts of all 21 Sharpe novels along with original running commentary from Sharpe’s creator, Bernard Cornwell on how the character was created…a must for all fans! The booklet is a paperback and is in new unread condition.

From the Back Cover: " As Captain Richard Sharpe sets off on a new adventure in Sharpe's Fury, we bring you extracts of all 21 novels with original running commentary from Sharpe's creator Bernard Cornwell , stubborn bloody-minded and courageous to a fault, Sharpe's adventures will have ......more

 
 
     
Sharpe's Rifles
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher Collins
Published Date December 1988
ISBN 0002232332
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£279.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by Bernard Cornwell on the title page. Near fine/Near fine. Tiny nick to bottom right hand corner of dustjacket at front. Usual page tanning. Slight pinching to spine ends. A few surface scratches to cover. Straight spine and tight pages. Not price clipped. NO previous owner inscriptions.
Synopsis
A historical novel featuring Lieutenant Richard Sharpe, who, with a detachment of Riflemen, are succumbing to a Napoleonic onslaught and are being forced back to La Coruna in Spain. Faced with overwhelming French numbers, Sharpe's determination is about to be tested to its limit....more
 
 
     
Seaflower
by  Julian Stockwin  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 28 April 2003
ISBN 0340794771
First Edition   First Printing  
£8.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine read once condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £14.99.
Synopsis It is two years since Thomas Paine Kydd was spirited away in the night to serve his country aboard the old line-of-battle ship Duke William. Now, together with his high-born friend Nicholas Renzi and other members of the ill-fated Artemis, Tom is a shipwrecked sailor back in the land of his birth. They find themselves waiting to be summoned as court martial witnesses, and in a political act to shield an officer's reputation, they are shipped out in haste to the Caribbean - where sugar is king and yellow jack a fearsome peril. A spell ashore at the dockyard in ......more
 
 
     
Richard Bolitho Midshipman
by  Alexander Kent  
Publisher Hutchinson
Published Date 1975
ISBN 0091229707
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£90.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near fine. Price-clipped. Signed  by Douglas Reeman as Alexander Kent directly on the title page....more
 
 
     
REVENGER
by  Rory Clements  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 29 April 2010
ISBN 9781848540835
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£14.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Very fine/very fine NEW.
1592. England and Spain are at war, yet there is peril at home, too. The death of her trusted spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham has left Queen Elizabeth vulnerable. Conspiracies multiply. The quiet life of John Shakespeare is shattered by a summons from Robert Cecil, the cold but deadly young statesman who dominated the last years of the Queen's long reign, insisting Shakespeare re-enter government service. His mission: to find vital papers, now in the possession of the Earl of Essex. Essex is the brightest star in the firmament, a man of ambition. He woos the Queen, thirty-three years ......more
 
 
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