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QUILL OF BLOOD

By DAWN WORTLEY-NOTT

PUBLISH AMERICA , 2006. " Soft-cover book Condition: Very good. Jacket condition: No jacket, Covers a little creased Published : 2006 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 245. Sir John Oglander, reputed to be involved in King Charles' escape attempts from Carisbrooke Castle on Isle of Wight, prior to the King's trial and execution in London in January 1649, wrote memoirs for his descendants, and was sometimes motivated to write in his own blood. Anne Jolliffe, rejected by her father, Walter, when her mother died giving birth to her, comes to live with him in Brading now that her uncle and aunt are both dead. She receives a stormy reception. Only Sir John Oglander is kind to her. Samuel Jarvis, her father's objectionable employer and landlord, wants her - but she is attracted to Paul Miller, who treats her with contempt. Sir John's and Paul's lives are increasingly endangered by their involvement in Royalist activities to help the king escape. News from the mainland concerning the actions of the king's enemies makes them increasingly fearful for the king's safety. " . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$13.49

TASSO

By E J Hasell

William Blackwood and Sons, 1882. "Ex-library: No Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Good.Some foxing inside front cover. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: 1882. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 211. Description: Foreign Classics For English Readers Series, A biography of Torquato Tasso, 16th Century Italian romantic poet." . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$14.84

THE HELPMATE

By May Sinclair

HUTCHINSON & CO Previous owners inscriptions: Yes. Book Condition: Good, webbing showing inside front covers. Covers a little marked. Pages a little browned. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: Undated, inscription is dated 1912. 1st Edition: Unknown. Pages: 320. Description: "May Sinclair was the pseudonym of Mary Amelia St. Clair (24 August 1863 - 14 November 1946), a popular British writer who wrote about two dozen novels, short stories and poetry. She was an active suffragist, and member of the Woman Writers' Suffrage League. She was also a significant critic, in the area of modernist poetry and prose; the literary term 'stream of consciousness' is attributed to her". Wikipedia. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$13.49

Brutal Friendship
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Brutal Friendship

By Aburish, Said K.

Victor Gollancz with stamp over Cassell PLC, 1997. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Good+. Jacket condition: Good. Published: 1997. 1st Edition: Yes. Pages: 414. Description: Describes and explains how current events in the Middle East represent a backlash against decades of collusion and conspiracy. It links the present turmoil to the way in which the ruling establishment has consistently subordinated the welfare of the average Arab, and to its alliance with the West. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$13.49

THE STARSEED MISSION

By T.S.J.Gibbard

ROBERT HALE Ex-library: Yes. Previous owners inscriptions: Yes. Book Condition: Good. Usual library stamps and title page and blank page removed. Jacket condition: Good, protected. A few stains. Published: Unknown. 1st Edition: Unknown. Pages: 190. Description: "After countless aeons he awakened to find himself entombed aboard a starship manned by ghosts." A Scarce book. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Ex-Library.

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THE TWO DIANAS

By Alexandre Dumas

The Waverley Book Company Ltd Ex-library: No. Previous owners inscriptions: No. Book Condition: Good. Some spotting to end papers and title page. Jacket condition: No jacket. Published: Undated. 1st Edition: No. Pages: 352. Description: Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) tells the fictionalized story of the Comte de Montgomery who mortally wounded French king Henry II, his favorite Diana de Poitiers, and her daughter Diana de Castro. Red covers with guilt lettering and design to spine.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$13.49