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KNIGHT CRUSADER - The Carey Family

by Welch, Ronald (pen name used by Ronald Oliver Felton)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780192720122
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London: Oxford University Press, 1970. 246 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine and some darkening in the text block and on the back cover; previous owner's name on the half-title page. Cover and interior art by William Stobbs. Seventeen-year-old Philip learns the skills of a knight in his father's castle in… Read more
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SEASON OF DARKNESS - A Mystery

by Jennings, Maureen

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780771043253
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$14.95

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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2011. 396 pp. Trade paperback with French flaps. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. From the author of Murdoch Mysteries, a mystery set in World War II England. The threat of a German invasion is real and a young woman is murdered in the… Read more
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GALLOWS WEDDING

by Martin, Rhona

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780370301099
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$9.95

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London: The Bodley Head, 1978. 304 pp. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. This won the First Historical Novel Prize in Honour of Georgette Heyer. Dj art by David Pether. Marked as an outcast from birth, she… Read more
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THE UNICORN SUMMER

by Martin, Rhona

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780370309873
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$9.95

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London: The Bodley Head, 1984. 304 pp. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Very light wear at the corners; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Dj art by Geoff Taylor. When Joanna Pengerran fled Buxford as a child to escape her murderous stepfather, she took refuge among the tinkers. The proud… Read more
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FIRE OVER HURONIA

by Swayze, Fred

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1968. 144 pp. Orange cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; small pictorial on the front panel. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a few nicks at the head of the spine; small stamp on the upper right corner of the front endpaper; price intact. Dj and interior line drawings by Fred… Read more
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THE COMMANDANT - A Novel of an Early Australian Penal Station

by Anderson, Jessica

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780333179277
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$9.95

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London: Macmillan and Company, 1975. 320 pp. Black boards lettered in white on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; two short closed tears on the lower edge of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. Wraparound dj art by Ian Henderson. The Commandant evolves from the history of the early… Read more
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GUN TOWN MARSHALL

by Robb, John

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
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London: The Children's Press, 1966. 188 pp. Blue boards decorated in silver on the front panel and spine. The dustjacket has some rubbing around the edges with a few short nicks and some chipping at the corners; corners lightly bumped; earlier price inked out on the front free endpaper. The gang moved into town and took over,… Read more
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WEAR A FAST GUN

by Jakes, John

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1974
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Second Printing
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$4.95

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New York: Ace Books, 1974. 182 pp. Ace Book 87640. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; darkened around the edges and on the spine; previous owner's name inside.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Paperback Original.
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RIVERRUN

by Such, Peter

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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Toronto: Irwin Publishing, 1975. 144 pp. Lightly rubbed at the corners with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. Cover art by Ken Steacy; interior line drawings by Shawnadithit. By 1800 the Beothuk population of Newfoundland had reached a critical point. Increased settlement had upset the delicate balance of their nomadic way of life and… Read more
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THE BADERS OF JACOB STREET

by Karmel-Wolfe, Henia

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1970. 321 pp. Fuscia cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; pink upper edge. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. Dustjacket by Paul Bacon. The scene was Krakow, Poland, and the people were Jews caught under the evil claws of the Germans. The… Read more
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CRETE MUST FALL - Nazi Paratrooper - A Novel

by Lutz, Gunther

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780722191392
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$7.95

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London: Sphere Books, 1983. 183 pp. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Jagers were locked in the life or death struggle for the island of Crete and only the timely intervention of an E-boat could save them.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Paperback Original.
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THE LAST ENGLISHMAN - The Story of Hereward the Wake

by Weenolsen, Hebe

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1951
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$49.95

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1951. 338 pp. Red cloth decorated in gilt on the spine; endpaper maps; headband; dustjacket art by John Alan Maxwell. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; previous owner's name inked out on the front free endpaper. Outstanding among those few gallant English warriors who continued to… Read more
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THE PRIVATE ADVENTURE OF CAPTAIN SHAW

by Shay, Edith; Smith, Katharine

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$9.95

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Philadelphia: The Blakiston Company, 1945. (vi) 255 pp. Blue boards lettered in black on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Light rubbing on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The adventures of a young Cape Cod captain in the late 1700s, a few years after the Revolution. The scene moves… Read more
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THE EAGLE AND THE RAVEN

by Gedge, Pauline

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780770517144
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$19.95

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Toronto: Macmillan Company of Canada, 1978. 694 pp. Quarter-bound with teal cloth and green boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; lavender endpapers. Dj art by Leo and Diane Dillon; frontis map. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; no interior markings. Caesar had come and gone, leaving few… Read more
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THE MURRAY FAMILY: Highland Honor; Highland Knight; Highland Angel; Highland Barbarian; Highland Savage; Highland Wolf; Highland Sinner

by Howell, Hannah (also writes as Sarah Dustin, Sandra Dustin, and Anna Jennet)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First and Later Printings
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$34.95

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New York: Zebra Books - Kensington Publishing, 1999. 318, 380, 319, 349, 349, 348, 376 pp. All seven books have light edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spines; no interior markings. To be clear, the books here, from the Murray Family sequence, are: Highland Honor; Highland Knight; Highland Angel; Highland Barbarian; Highland Savage; Highland… Read more
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THE DRUMS OF WAR

by Stacpoole, H. de Vere (also wrote as Tyler De Saix)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1940
Condition
Good Only
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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London: George Newnes - Newnes Novels, 1940. 128 pp. Actually undated. Newnes Novels 8. Corner wear with a tear on the lower left edge of the front cover; scuff mark on the upper right of the front; no interior markings.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Good Only.
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THE HEIRS TO THE KINGDOM

by Oldenbourg, Zoe (translated from the French by Anne Carter)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1972
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Translated Edition
ISBN
9780002213264
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London: Collins - Evergreen Library, 1972. 563 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light corner wear on the dustjacket with a few short nicks and some rubbing around the edges of the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. Dj by Mortelmans. Inspired by the preaching of Peter the Hermit, they followed in the… Read more
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SWORD OF VENGEANCE

by Karol, Alexander (pen name used by Arthur Kent)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780450017049
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$4.95

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London: NEL - New English Library, 1973. 127 pp. Light edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; faint mark on the upper edge of the text block; no interior markings. Sir Harry Strang in Restoration London. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Paperback Original.
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MEN AT SEA

by Aymar, Brandt (editor) (Homer; Richard Henry Dana; Joshua Slocum; Thor Heyerdahl; Sir Francis Chichester; Herodotus; Lew Wallace; Richard Hakluyt; Charles Kingsley; James Fenimore Cooper; Valentine Thomson; Robert Southey; Theodore Roosevelt)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9781856480871
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$19.95

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Chatham, England: PRC - Coles Publishing, 1992. (xiii) 640 pp. Glossy pictorial boards matching the dustjacket. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Dj art by Francesca Pelizzoli. This anthology contains: Escape from Scylla-Charybdis then Shipwreck - excerpt from The Odyssey by Homer, translated by Theodore Alois… Read more
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HEREWARD THE WAKE

by Kingsley, Charles

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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London: Collins, 1954. 414 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; decorated endpapers; blue upper edge; frontis portrait of Charles Kingsley. Introduction by L. A. G. Strong. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with some loss at the head and foot of the spine; no interior markings. Hereward the Wake, sometimes known as The… Read more
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