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  • HARLEQUIN. by Cornwell, Bernard.
    Cornwell, Bernard.
    HARLEQUIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Harper Collins, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel in the Grail Quest series - a novel of the age of King Edward III and the battle of Agincourt. Harlequin - or hellequin - is what the French called the Englis archers who came across the channel and laid waste to the French countryside. SIGNED on the title page. 372 pp. Illustrated endpapers. ISBN: 0-002259656.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (toning to pages, but otherwise like new, appears unread).

    Book ID: 76147
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  • Horsley, Kate.
    THE CHANGELING OF FINNISTUATH.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Shambhala 2004. First edition - Novel by the author of the award winning 'Confessions of a Pagan Nun'. Set in Ireland in the 14th century, this is the story of a peasant girl raised as a boy, the discovery and revelation of her womanhood and her journey through a succesion of many identities.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 27809
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  • LORDS OF MISRULE: The First of a Trilogy of Novels on the Rise of the House of Stewart. by Tranter, Nigel (1909-2000)
    Tranter, Nigel (1909-2000)
    LORDS OF MISRULE: The First of a Trilogy of Novels on the Rise of the House of Stewart.

    Edition: First printing.

    London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1976) dj. SIGNED (on a bookplate) hardcover first edition - A novel set in 14th century Scotland, focusing on the relationships between the Douglases and the Stewarts, by an author who was well-known as a writer of serious historical fiction with his later novels "almost entirely composed around the historical record. These novels [which] gained a wide readership while providing a basic grounding in Scottish history to their readers." SIGNED with the words "with good wishes" on a bookplate on the front endpaper. 415 pp. Wraparound dust jacket by Biro. ISBN: 0-340201789.

    Condition: Near fine in blue boards with silver lettering on spine in a very good dust jacket (1976 date on front endpaper, dj is price-clipped, sunning to spine) but overall a tight copy of a book which is quite uncommon signed.

    Book ID: 86926
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