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Temeraire: The Throne of Jade by  Naomi Novik - First Edition - 2006 - from Goldring Books and Biblio.co.uk

Temeraire: The Throne of Jade

by Novik, Naomi

Condition: New/New


London: Harper Collins, 2006. A NEW UNREAD COPY . FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. Dustjacket is not price clipped. 330 pages. The second in the Temeraire series, set amid the turmoil of the Napoleonic wars. Temeraire is a Chinese Celestial dragon, the most highly-prized of all the draconic breeds; famed for their intelligence, agility and most of all for the Divine Wind - their terrible roar capable of shattering the heavy timbers of war ships and devastating vast swathes of infantry. Delivered into British hands by the Trade Winds, Temeraire was intended to be a companion to the Emperor Napoleon, and not captured by a lowly naval officer, Captain William Laurence. Peter Jackson the film producer of The Hobbit fame secured the rights for a planned film. 207. First Edition. Hard Cover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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