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Zulu Hart
by  Saul David  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 5 March 2009
ISBN 9780340953624
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£11.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Fine/fine new unread condition.
Bullied at school for his suspiciously dark skin and lack of a father, Hart soon learns to fight – and win. At eighteen, his world is shaken by his mother’s revelation that his anonymous father is willing to give him a vast inheritance – provided he can prove himself worthy of the prize as an officer in the King’s Dragoon Guards.
At a time when racism and prejudice are rife in Victorian society, Hart struggles to come to terms with his identity. Forced to leave the army, he decides to head to South Africa, and a fresh start.
But George Hart has soldiering in his ......more
 
 
     
Wolf of the Plains
by  Conn Iggulden  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 2 January 2007
ISBN 0007201745
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£14.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine unread condition. Signed directly on the title page by the author. Comes complete with a scarce attractive promotional sampler for the book
Synopsis
This is the brand new novel from the No.1 best-selling author of "Emperor", his series on Julius Caesar. His new novel, "Wolf of the Plains", is the much anticipated beginning of the "Conqueror" series on Genghis Khan and his descendants. It is a wonderful, epic story which Conn Iggulden brings brilliantly to life. "I am the land and the bones of the hills. I am the winter." Temujin, the second son of the khan of the Wolves tribe, was only eleven when his father died in an ambush. His ......more
 
 
     
White Raven
by  Robert Low  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 5 March 2009
ISBN 9780007262564
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£14.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition. Signed by the author directly on the title page.
Synopsis
The epic and action packed sequel to The Wolf Sea, charting the adventures of Orm and his band of Viking brothers, The Oathsworn The Oathsworn have itchy feet. Battle-hungry and tired of keeping the homestead fires burning, they are restless for action. And, being the Oathsworn, action is what they get. When their homestead is attacked by Klerkon and his men, the Oathsworn promise bloody revenge. But they didn't count on having to undertake the most dangeous journey of their lives in order to save two of their number. Packed with epic adventure and bloody action, ......more
 
 
     
When the Lion Feeds.
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher William Heinemann
Published Date 1976
ISBN 43471402x
£179.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Reprint by Heinemann in 1976 that closely resembles the 1964 edition. VG+/VG+ used condition. Very nice copy. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on the title page. No previous owner inscriptions. Dustjacket unclipped and showing price of £3.90 net. Binding square and tight with no lean to book. Some mild foxing to page edges and endpapers.

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Warriors of the Storm
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 8 October 2015
ISBN 9780007504077
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£20.00
Hardback in dust jacket. Signed by Bernard Cornwell in blue pen directly on the title page. Brand new condition.
The new novel in Bernard Cornwell’s number one bestselling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg.
BBC2’s major Autumn 2015 TV show THE LAST KINGDOM is based on the first two books in the series.
A fragile peace is about to be broken…
King Alfred’s son Edward and formidable daughter, Æthelflaed, rule Wessex, Mercia and East Anglia. But all around the restless Northmen, eyeing the rich lands and wealthy churches, are mounting raids.
Uhtred of Bebbanburg, the kingdoms’ greatest warrior, controls northern ......more
 
 
     
Warrior of Rome Book One: Fire in the East (Signed/dated)
by  Harry Sidebottom  
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published Date 3 July 2008
ISBN 9780718153298
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£59.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £12.99. Signed and dated by the author on the title page
Synopsis AD 255 - the Roman Imperium is stretched to breaking point, its authority and might challenged throughout the territories and along every border. Yet the most lethal threat lurks far to the east in Persia, where the massing forces of the Sassanid Empire loom with fiery menace. The far-flung and isolated citadel of Arete faces out across the wasteland, awaiting the inevitable invasion. One man is sent to marshall the defences of this lonely city - one man to shore up the crumbling walls of a once indomitable symbol of Roman ......more
 
 
     
Warrior of Rome Book One: Fire in the East
by  Harry Sidebottom  
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published Date 3 July 2008
ISBN 9780718153298
First Edition   First Printing  
£29.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £12.99
Synopsis AD 255 - the Roman Imperium is stretched to breaking point, its authority and might challenged throughout the territories and along every border. Yet the most lethal threat lurks far to the east in Persia, where the massing forces of the Sassanid Empire loom with fiery menace. The far-flung and isolated citadel of Arete faces out across the wasteland, awaiting the inevitable invasion. One man is sent to marshall the defences of this lonely city - one man to shore up the crumbling walls of a once indomitable symbol of Roman power - a man whose name itself means war, a man ......more
 
 
     
Warlock.
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 26 March 2001
ISBN 0333761340
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£49.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on the title page. VG+/VG+ used condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £18.99. No previous owner inscriptions. Spine good and straight
Synopsis
From the peaks of Ethiopia's Mountains of the Moon and the deep forests where the Nile rises, to the teeming streets of Taiwan and London's city boardrooms, a man and woman fight against the forces of greed, evil and corruption to save a people and a habitat from extinction.

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Viking: Odinn's Child
by  Tim Severin  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 21 January 2005
ISBN 1405041129
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VeryFine/Near fine new unread condition. Some edgewear to the dustjacket along the top edge. One tiny closed tear to dustjacket.
Synopsis
Our story begins in the year 1001 and the toddler, Thorgils Leiffson, son of Leif the Lucky and Thorgunna, arrives on the shores of Brattahlid in Greenland to be brought up in the fostercare of a young woman - Gudrid. Thorgils is a rootless character of quicksilver intelligence and adaptability. He has inherited his mother's ability of second sight and his destiny lies beyond the imagination of those around him. Virtually orphaned, he is raised by various mentors, who teach him the ancient ways and warn him of the ......more
 
 
     
Uneasy Lies the Head
by  Jean Plaidy  
Publisher Robert Hale
Published Date 1982
ISBN 0709195354
First Edition   First Printing  
£6.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG+/VG+. Some sun tanning to pages/dustjacket edges. Not price-clipped.
The Story of Henry Tudor.
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Thunder of the Gods (Empire VIII) - SIGNED, NUMBERED, LIMITED EDITION
by  Anthony Riches  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 16 April 2015
ISBN 9781444731965
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£25.00

Hardback in dust jacket. Signed, lined, and numbered by Anthony Riches to the title page. Limited edition of 100.
The eighth book in the Empire sequence takes Centurion Marcus Aquila and his Tungrian legion on a dangerous mission to the heart of the Parthian empire With Rome no longer safe Marcus and the Tungrians are ordered east, to the desolate border lands where Rome and Parthia have vied for supremacy for centuries. Ordered to relieve the siege of an isolated fortress, their task is doomed to bloody failure unless they can turn the disaffected Third Legion into a fighting force capable of resisting the terrifying Parthian cataphracts. And Marcus must travel to the enemy ......more

 
 
     
The Yellow Admiral
by  Patrick O'Brian  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1997
ISBN 0002255618
First Edition   First Printing  
£7.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG+/VG+ used condition. Some tanning to pages. Not price-clipped, but shows no price. No previous owner inscriptions.
The Yellow Admiral -- the eighteenth novel in the sequence hailed as the greatest series of historical novels ever written -- sets the fall and rise of Jack Aubrey in brilliant counterpoint to the fall and rise of Napoleon Bonaparte. Life ashore may once again be the undoing of Jack Aubrey. Even Jack's exploits at sea turn sour in the storm waters off Brest. Worst of all, in the spring of 1814 peace breaks out. But Stephen Maturin returns from a mission in France with news that the Chileans require the service of English officers. Jack is ......more
 
 
     
The Wolf Sea
by  Robert Low  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 3 March 2008
ISBN 9780007215317
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/ver fine new unread condition. Signed by the author directly on the title page.
Synopsis
The second in the series charting the adventures of the Oathsworn, a band of Vikings looking for the return of the Rune Sword that will lead them to Attila's Hoard Young Orm Ruriksson the 'Bear Slayer' and the surviving Oathsworn find themselves in Constantinople with nothing but an old sword, having tasted the possibility of untold riches in Attila the Hun's funeral mound. Worse, they are Vikings without a ship. But the sword was Attila's and it is priceless, and only Orm can read the runes on the hilt that will lead them back to his treasure. ......more
 
 
     
The Winter Soldiers
by  Garry Douglas Kilworth  
Publisher Constable
Published Date 2002
ISBN 1841194492
First Edition   First Printing  
£16.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Fine/fine used condition.
Welcome back to Seargeant 'Fancy Jack' Crossman - one of the British Army's secret weapons in the Crimean War; After the battle of Inkerman on 5th November 1854 the British Army faces a terrible winter. Provisions and clothing for the troops are hopelessly inadequate. In this grim season Sergeant 'Fancy Jack' Crossman and his men are billeted at Kadikoi village near Balaclava harbour - their official instructions to blow up the magazine in the Russian Star Fort. But it transpires this is not to be Crossman's main mission. His true, and infinitely more complex and dangerous task is to spy on a British general suspected of corruption, ......more
 
 
     
The Winter King
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher Michael Joseph
Published Date 5 October 1995
ISBN 0718137620
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£99.99
First Edition first printing. Hardback book in dustjacket.Near fine/Near fine used condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £15.99. Signed by Bernard Cornwell directly on the title page. No previous owner inscriptions. Slight bumping at top of the spine and to dustjacket at rear top corner.
Synopsis
Arthur is set in his true period, the Dark Ages, in this novel. It is not a story of romance, but one of political and religious strife, and war. It describes Arthur's love for Guinevere, Lancelot's arrival, the conflict between Christianity and magic, and the Saxon invasions on Britain. ...more
 
 
     
The Wine-Dark Sea
by  Patrick O'Brian  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1993
ISBN 0002238268
First Edition   First Printing  
£29.75
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine - slightlest spine lean from one careful reading. Dustjacket is price-clipped. No previous owner inscriptions....more
 
 
     
The Whale Road
by  Robert Low  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 5 March 2007
ISBN 9780007215287
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed by author. Fine/fine new unread condition.
Synopsis:
The first in a brand new series charting the adventures of the Oathsworn, a band of Vikings on the chase for the secret hoard of Attila the Hun. Life is savage aboard a Viking raider. When young Orm Rurikson is plucked from the snows of Norway to join his estranged father on the Fjord Elk, he becomes an unlikely member of a notorious crew. They are the Oathsworn -- so named after the spoken bond that ties them in brotherhood -- and they ply a casual trade on the ocean wave, selling their swords to the highest bidder. But times are changing. Loyalty to the old Norse Gods is fading, and the ......more
 
 
     
The Siege of Khartoum
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 8 January 2009
ISBN 9780755345595
First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by the author directly on the title page. NEAR Fine/NEAR fine unread condition - but with quite a few indents and surface scartches to rear board surface and rear dustjacket surface. Last copy in stock and scarce signed. The Fonthill series has always been a good read, but The Guns of El Kebir and The Siege of Khartoum have better plotting, characterisation and action than the earlier books. This series gets better with each book!
The eyes of the world are on the fate of General Gordon and the English-held Khartoum as it comes under siege, in this latest novel in the thrilling Fonthill ......more

 
 
     
The Shangani Patrol - Signed and Dated
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 7 January 2010
ISBN 9780755345618
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£19.99

Hardback in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine new unread condition. Signed and dated by the author directly on the title page.
Synopsis: This gripping new military adventure featuring Simon Fonthill brilliantly depicts one of the last and most tragic of all battles in the 'Scramble for Africa'. 1893. In the African Cape, ex-captain and one-time subaltern Simon Fonthill and his wife Alice find themselves on tribal land and at the mercy of Matabele warriors. While being held under the orders of the Matabele king, Lobengula, Fonthill becomes aware of a Portuguese plot to undermine a valuable treaty between Lobengula and the richest man in Africa, Cecil Rhodes. When friction ......more

 
 
     
The Seventh Scroll.
by  Wilbur Smith  
Publisher Macmillan
Published Date 1995
ISBN 0333583213
First Edition   First Printing  
£79.99

First Edition first printing. Near fine/near fine used condition. Signed by Wilbur Smith directly on the title page. Slight bumping to dustjacket corners and some shelfwear to top edges of dustjacket. Not price-clipped - shows price of £15.99. No previous owner inscriptions.

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