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Sharpe's Battle : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro, May 1811. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $150.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, London, 1995, ISBN:0002243075:

Seller ID: 75075


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Battle : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, May 1811. (London) : HarperCollins Publishers, (1995). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-304. Illustrated with maps. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "This eagerly awaited new novel in the Sharpe series takes Richard Sharpe and his company back to the spring of 1811 and one of the bitterest battles of the Peninsular War, a battle on which all British hopes of victory in Spain will depend. Sharpe is given responsibility for an Irish battalion ... View more info

Sharpe's Siege : Richard Sharpe and the Winter Campaign, 1814. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1987, ISBN:0670808660:

Seller ID: 75266


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Siege : Richard Sharpe and the Winter Campaign,1814. (New York) : The Viking Press, (1987). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-319,(1). Illustrated with a couple of map leaves. 8vo, dark blue cloth with mustard yellow paper-covered boards, metallic red lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "In the winter of 1814, Wellington's allied forces have finally established a base in enemy France, and preparations are afoot for an assault that will ensure Napoleon's defeat. For Richard Sharpe, however, the future looks as bleak as the Jan... View more info

Sharpe's Battle : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro, May 1811. First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $130.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York, 1995, ISBN:0060176776:

Seller ID: 75242


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Battle : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Oñoro, May 1811 . (New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1995). FirstAmerican Printing. Pp. (8),11 -304,(2). With a map leaf. 8vo, black cloth spine with purple paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). Very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dustjacket. Signed without inscription by Cornwell on the title page.130.00 View more info

Sharpe's Gold : Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810.First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1981, ISBN:0670639435:

Seller ID: 75241


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Gold : Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810. New York : The Viking Press, (1981). First American Printing. Pp. (2),[1]-250. 8vo, off-white cloth spine with brown paper-coveredboards, red lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 194 4, London). Cornwell's second novel in the Sharpe series. "Only a year after its stunning victory at Talavera in July of 1809, Wellington's Peninsula army - vastly outnumbered, its coffers empty - was on the brink of collapse. The Spanish government had fallen, the last Spanish armies had been c... View more info

Sharpe's Sword : Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812. First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1983, ISBN:0670639419:

Seller ID: 75243


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Sword : Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812. New York : The Viking Press, (1983). First AmericanPrinting. Pp. (4),[1]-317,(1). With a double-leaf map. 8vo, tan cloth spin e with cream cloth boards, copper-coloured lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "Richard Sharpe is once again at war, a war against Napoleon that depends not only on military strength and tactics, but on forces of cunning, cruelty, and secret intelligence. In Sharpe's Sword, the fourth novel in Bernard Cornwell's exciting series, an... View more info

Sharpe's Eagle : Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign, July 1809. First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1981, ISBN:0670639443:

Seller ID: 75244


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Eagle : Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign, July 1809. New York : The Viking Press, (1981). First American Printing.Pp. (6),1-270. 8vo, grey cloth spine with reddish paper-covered boards, co pper-coloured lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). The first volume to be published in Cornwell's epic Richard Sharpe series (and coincidentally, Cornwell's debut novel), set amid the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars. Chronologically, this volume is eighth in the Sharpe series. Originally published in England in February, 1981. A couple ... View more info

Sharpe's Enemy : Richard Sharpe and the Defense of Portugal, Christmas 1812. First American Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Viking Press, New York, 1984, ISBN:0670639400:

Seller ID: 75238


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Enemy : Richard Sharpe and the Defense of Portugal, Christmas 1812. New York : The Viking Press, (1984). First American Printing. Pp. (6),[1]-351,(3). With a map leaf. 8vo, black cloth spine with tan paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b.February 23, 1944, London). "The Gateway of God -- an out-of-the-way pass through the mountains of western Spain. At Christmastime in 1812 its tiny village of Adrados, once a place of religious miracle, becomes an unholy battleground of the Peninsular War, and Richard Sharpe, now a major in Well... View more info

Sharpe's Devil : Richard Sharpe and the Emperor, 1820-1821. First AmericanEdition in dustjacket, Siigned.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $120.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, New York, 1992, ISBN:0060179775:

Seller ID: 75239


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Devil : Richard Sharpe and the Emperor, 1820-1821 . (New York): HarperCollins Publishers, (1992). First American Printing.Pp. (6),[1]-280,(2). 8vo, blue cloth spine with red paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). Very light wear to bottom edge, else very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dustjacketj. Signed without inscription by Cornwell on the title page. 120.00 View more info

Sharpe's Triumph : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Assaye, September 1803.First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $65.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, London, 1998, ISBN:0002256304:

Seller ID: 75086


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Triumph : Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Assaye, September 1803. (London) : HarperCollins Publishers, (1998). First UK Edition. Pp. (2),[1]-298,(4). Illustrated with a two-page map. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "India, 1803. It is four years since Richard Sharpe earned his sergeant's stripes at the siege of Seringapatam, and four years in which Sharpe seems to have discovered the easiest billet in the British army. But that comfort is rudely shattered when he witnesses a murderous act of tr... View more info

Sharpe's Waterloo : Richard Sharpe and the Waterloo Campaign, 15 June to 18June 1815. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard SHARPE series

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1990, ISBN:0002236435:

Seller ID: 75074


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Waterloo : Richard Sharpe and the Waterloo Campaign, 15 June to 18 June 1815. London : Collins, 1990. First UK Printing. Pp. (4),[1]-378,(2). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, brick red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "Lured back to the army froma rural idyll, Sharpe finds himself on the personal staff of the Young Frog, Frederick, Prince of Orange, who, at a tender age and with no experience whatsoever, has been given command of a large proportion of the Allied Forces. [...] The British counter Napoleon's cava... View more info

Enemy of God : A novel of Arthur. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard Warlord Chronicles, 2

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London, 1996, ISBN:0718100514:

Seller ID: 75264


CORNWELL, Bernard. Enemy of God : A novel of Arthur . London: Michael Joseph, (1996). First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),[1]-397,(5). Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Volume two in The Warlord Chronicles. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "Arthur, thewarlord, has won his victory on the bloody turf of Lugg Vale. The kingdoms are finally united. Mordred's throne is safe; Guinevere carries Arthur's c hild; Lancelot is to marry Ceinwyn. And then in the spring, a march againstthe Saxons, one last great slaughter and Arthur will have won his dream... View more info

Enemy of God : A novel of Arthur. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: CORNWELL, Bernard Warlord Chronicles, 2)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1997, ISBN:0312155239:

Seller ID: 75262


CORNWELL, Bernard. Enemy of God : A novel of Arthur. New York : St. Martin's Press, (August 1997). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiii,(3),[1]-397,(3). Map endpapers. 8vo, red cloth spine with black paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Volume two in The Warlord Chronicles. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "The legend [of Arthur] continues. Arthur, having defeated the last holdouts of civil war in soutehr Britain, has secured King Mordred's thrown. But the unified kingdom seems no steadier, its ballance threatened by Merlin's ceaseless - and some say futile ... View more info

Scoundrel. First Ediiton in dustjacket, Signed by author

By: CORNWELL, Bernard.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London, 1992, ISBN:0718134060:

Seller ID: 112522


CORNWELL, Bernard. Scoundrel. London : Michael Joseph, (1992). First British Edition. Pp (8),3-[311],(3). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "Paul Shanahan earns half a living as a jack of all the marine trades. The other half is a rish-American living in exile in Belgium, he has been suspected of IRA activity. He's also been accused of being a CIA agent. Shanahan, in short, is a scoundrel. Three weeks after Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, Shanahan is asked to deliver a boat from the Mediterranean to America. Its cargo is gol... View more info

Sharpe's Honour : Richard Sharpe and the Vitoria Campaign, February to June, 1813. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard. SHARPE series.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London and Toronto, 1985, ISBN:0002516454:

Seller ID: 109015


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Honour : Richard Sharpe and the Vitoria Campaign, February to June, 1813 . London [and Toronto]: Collins, 1985. First Canadian Printing, printed in the US from the UK sheets (no price on dj). Pp. (2),[1]-320,(2). With a map leaf. 8vo, white cloth spine with brown paper- covered boards, copper-coloured lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "The war in Spain is drawing to a triumphant close for Wellington and the forces allied against the French, but in the winter of 1813 Napoleon's guileful intelligence agent, Pierre Ducos, con... View more info

Sharpe's Escape : Richard Sharpe and the Bussaco Campaign, 1810. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: CORNWELL, Bernard. SHARPE series.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: HarperCollins, London, 2004, ISBN:0007120133:

Seller ID: 108929


CORNWELL, Bernard. Sharpe's Escape : Richard Sharpe and the Bussaco Campaign, 1810 . (London): HarperCollins Publishers, (2004). First UK Printing. Pp. (10),[1]-351,(7). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Bernard Cornwell, OBE (b. February 23, 1944, London). "It is1810 and the French are making yet another attempt to invade Portugal and push the British back into the sea by sending their largest army yet acrossthe Spanish frontier. Facing them is a wasted land, stripped of food by We llington's orders, and Captain Richard Sharpe. But Sharpe is in trouble.... View more info

Foreign Bodies. First Edition in dustjacket

By: CRAIG, Amanda

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London , 1990, ISBN:0091745209:

Seller ID: 7086


CRAIG, Amanda. Foreign Bodies. London : Hutchinson, (1990). First British Edition. Pp (6),1-306. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. Amanda Craig (born 1959) is a British novelist and journalist. This is her first novel. "Running away from home, I slammed the front door on my cloak, and had to ring the bell to be released." Such is the inauspicious start of eighteen-year old Pmma Kenward's bid for freedom. Intellectually precocious and emotionally naive, she decamps from her dull Sloane family to share a bohemian life in Tuscany with her American friend and role-model Svlvia. She ha... View more info

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Henry. First Edition

By: CUMBERLAND, Richard

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Charles Dilly , London, 1795,:

Seller ID: 101582


[CUMBERLAND, Richard]. Henry. By the Author of Arundel. London : "Printed for Charles Dilly, in the Poultry", 1795. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-vii,(1),[1]-316; Pp (2),[iii]-iv,[1]-328; Pp (2),[iii]-v,(1),[1]-311,(1); Pp (2),[iii]-v,(1),[1]-304. 12mo, quarter leather, marbled boards, new spine labels. This is the second of three novels written by Richard Cumberland (b. February 9, 1732, Cambridge - d. May 7, 1811, London), English playwright, novelist and civil servant. In his day job, he came the private secretary of Lord Halifax which in turn led him to be appointed crown agent for N... View more info

Tales of the Unexpected. Leisure Circle Edition in dustjacket.

By: DAHL, Roald.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leisure Circle, Wembley, Middlesex, 1979,:

Seller ID: 102948


DAHL, Roald. Tales of the Unexpected. (Wembley, Middlesex): The Leisure Circle, (1979). First thus printing (coinciding with the Anglia Television series release). Pp. (6),[7]-256. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Roald Dahl is the acknowledged master of the macabre and unexpected -- and here is a real feast for his countless admirers. This volume [...] contains some of his most brilliant short stories -- all with a devastating twist in the tail." - from the dustjacket. Includes the following stories: "Dip in the Pool", "Man from the South", "Mrs Bixb... View more info

Two Fables. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: DAHL, Roald. DEAN, Graham.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1987,:

Seller ID: 109520


DAHL, Roald. Two Fables. With illustrations by Graham Dean. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1987). First US Printing. Pp. (8),9-[64], colour frontispiece. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine with red paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. "In these two new fables, Dahl has once againwritten startlingly original stories that, while owing something to the cl arity and verve of his writing for children, are firmly intended for adults. In 'The Princess and the Poacher', the beastially ugly Hengist is granteda dark wish, but cannot bring himself to fulfill it. In 'Princess Mamma... View more info

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The King Waits. Limited Edition, signed

By: DANE, Clemence

Price: $100.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd., London, 1929,: 1929

Seller ID: 267


DANE, Clemence. The King Waits. London : William Heinemann Ltd., 1929. Limited Edition. "Printed in Great Britain at The Windmill Press, Kingswood, Surrey". Pp (6),1-22,(4). 8vo (133 x 207 mm), patterned blue and white paper-covered boards, blue cloth spine, with gilt lettering to spine. Clemence Dane was the pseudonym of Winifred Ashton (b. February 21, 1888, Blackheath, London – d. March 28, 1965, London) an English novelist and playwright. "This edition is limited to two hundred and seventy-five copies. This is No. 162." "The morning was a Fri... View more info