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Insurrection trilogy book 2. King Edward of England marches on Scotland his campaign to unite the British Isles under one crown inspired by an Arthurian prophecy. One man alone can thwart Edward's plan, Robert Bruce. A historical novel. ISBN: 9780340963678. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Text block lightly browned and a few pale foxspots present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and a little scuffed.
An exciting story set in the Elizabethan period, Robert's ships foil a Papist plot to free Mary Queen of Scots from imprisonment in Wales. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0192713248. Ex-lib with labels, stamps and other library marks to preliminary pages. Spine and corners bumped, small faded patch at top of spine. Light tape mark to lower edge of front cover. Some brown marks (splash marks?) to front endpapers, also half-title. Textblock is just a little grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss at top of spine which is also faded and also have a patch of surface paper damage to base. Old tape to edges on verso has yellowed causing discolouration on front edges. Barcode label to rear panel of wrapper.
Red boards with gilt title to spine. When Nicholas Marlow rode away from Colebride at midnight with his near namesake Kit Marlowe, his only thought was to escape from an unbearable situation... ISBN: 057109516X. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Wrapper has bottom corner of front panel cut off; browning and edge-creasing; a few small nicks.
Garfield's Apprentices Series. Green pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 043494033X. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is a little edge rubbed and foxed on flaps and on verso.
For the Little Ones. Red cloth with black/gilt titles and decorations to covers. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Bumping and wear to cover edges and corners. Front joint a little cracked. Foxing and page browning. Some tobacco odour.
A story of Cornish nets and mines. New Edition. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles. 6 b/w plates. 352 pages and 32 page booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Some margin marks.
A Civil War Tale of a Forest of Dean Family. Card wraps. ISBN: 0953350703.
A magnificent novel of Roman Britain. Blue cloth, silver title to spine. Full page b/w illustrations. 229 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper, name scribbled out. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to spine and corners.
Glazed pictorial boards. An Antelope Book. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0241894190.
BOSTOCK AND HARRIS OR THE NIGHT OF THE COMET
Written by Leon Garfield. Illustrated by Martin Cottam.
Stock no. 2126422
Published by Kestrel Books. 1ST 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A sequel to "The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris". Blue boards, title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0722655290. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and some scuffing; foxed to verso.
Green cloth, blue titles to spine. Colour frontis, five b/w illustrations. 168 pages. 8 x 5.5". Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Heavy wear and some marks/scuffing to covers. Large inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout.
Annie Taylor, a short, plump and fussy sixty-two-year-old widow resolves to find fame and fortune by being the first person to go over the thundering waters of Niagara Falls in a barrel... Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9781849392723.