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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
 
 
     
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 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 Sabre's Edge
by  Allan Mallinson  
Publisher Bantam Press
Published Date 1 March 2003
ISBN 0593047281
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£29.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine. New unread condition. One tiny nick to the laminate on the front of the dustjacket. Signed by Mallinson directly on the title page.
Synopsis
The year is 1824; the Sixth Light Dragoons are still stationed in India, and the talk in the officer's mess is of war. Border skirmishes with the Burmese are becoming more common and across the country in Rajputana, a dispute over succession sends war fever sweeping through the provinces. ...more
 
 
     
The Road to Kandahar
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 7 March 2005
ISBN 0755309847
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£24.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Book and dustjacket in very fine new unread condition. Signed by the author directly on the title page.
Book Description
Second in a brilliant new series of adventures with the British army in the late nineteenth century, in the tradition of Bernard Cornwell and C.S. Forester.
Synopsis
It's July 1879 and Lieutenant Simon Fonthill is preparing to leave South Africa with his servant '352' Jenkins. Disillusioned with the British army after fighting in the Zulu wars, they are both determined to resign their commissions. However, Fonthill's talents as a soldier have not gone unnoticed and Colonel Lamb, in charge of intelligence, persuades him to ......more
 
 
     
The Nizam's Daughters
by  Allan Mallinson  
Publisher Bantam Press
Published Date 2 March 2000
ISBN 059304374X
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£84.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine. Read once condition. Signed by Mallinson directly on the title page.
Synopsis
Matthew Hervey, newly appointed aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, is sent on a secret mission to India. With the embers of war cooling to a precarious peace across Europe, Hervey must leave behind his love, Henrietta, to travel to a foreign land which will test his mettle to the very limits. ...more
 
 
     
The Leopard Sword: EMPIRE 4 - Exclusive Limited Numbered Edition - signed, lined and dated.
by  Anthony Riches  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date 26 April 2012
ISBN 9781444711820
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£25.00

Hardback in dustjacket. Signed, lined, dated and numbered by Anthony Riches to the title page. Limited edition of 100. This is the only author-approved limited edition - exclusive to Tim Allen Books. Limited edition of 100 only.
Please note that henceforth limited editions in this series will be for 100 copies only as books in the series will now be delivered at 6 monthly intervals from April 2012's publication of "The Leopard Sword" (Empire 4). This means that book five - "The Wolf's Gold" will be published in late 2012, with delivery of a further four books across 2013 and 2014. Limited editions will also now be signed, lined, dated and numbered on the ......more

 
 
     
The Horns of the Buffalo
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 2004
ISBN 0755309820
First Edition   First Printing  
£109.99

Hardback book in dustjacket. Very fine/very fine unread condition.  Not price-clipped - shows price of £18.99.

Book Description
It is 1879 and the British army is constantly in action to defend the Empire. Young Lieutenant Simon Fonthill has been dispatched to South Africa with much to prove, for Colonel Covington, his former Commanding Officer, has slanderously branded him a coward. In the Cape, Fonthill, together with his servant '352' Jenkins, is sent deep into Zululand to discover the intentions of the Zulu king. A dangerous mission, for the territory is aflame with talk of war. After contending with violence and imprisonment, Fonthill faces his ......more

 
 
     
The Eagle's Prophecy.
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 2005
ISBN 075530117X
First Edition   First Printing  
£8.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine used condition. Not price-clipped - shows price of £17.99.
Synopsis
It is spring 45 AD and Centurions Macro and Cato, dismissed from the Second Legion in Britain, are trapped in Rome, waiting for their involvement in the death of a fellow officer to be investigated. It is then that the imperial secretary, the devious Narcissus, makes them an offer they can't refuse; to rescue an imperial agent who has been captured by pirates operating from the Illyrian coast. With him were scrolls vital to the safety of the Emperor and the future of Rome. However, Narcissus also sends Vitellius, an old enemy of the two centurions. The three ......more
 
 
     
The Eagle and the Wolves
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 2003
ISBN 0755301137
£16.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. 3rd printing: 109876543. Near fine/near fine used condition.Not price-clipped - shows price of £18.99.
Synopsis
It's 44 AD, and as Vespasian and the Second Legion forge ahead in their campaign to seize the south-west, Macro and newly-appointed centurion Cato are ordered by Vespasian to provide Verica, aged ruler of the Atrebates, with an army. They must train his trible levies into a force that can protect him, enforce his rule and take on the increasingly ambitious raids that the enemy is launching. But despite the Atrebates' official allegiance to Rome, open revolt is brewing, for many are wary of the legions and want to resist the Roman invaders. ......more
 
 
     
The Diamond Frontier - signed, lined and dated
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 2 January 2006
ISBN 0755309863
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£19.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Book and dustjacket in very fine new unread condition. Signed, dated 6/1/06 and inscribed "Fonthill & Jenkins III' by the author directly on the title page.
Synopsis
It's 1880 and the atmosphere is volatile in the South African province of the Transvaal. The discovery of diamonds has bred greed and violence, while a strong anti-British feeling is taking hold amongst the Boer farmers. In addition, the bePedi tribe continues to rampage after the defeat of their Zulu allies at Rorke's Drift just one year ago. War-weary from the army's recent campaign in Afghanistan, former captain Simon Fonthill and his servant "352" Jenkins are homeward-bound when the ......more
 
 
     
Sharpe's Siege
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher Collins
Published Date February 1987
ISBN 0002214318
First Edition   First Printing  
£33.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. VG/VG used condition. Not price-clipped, but no price showing. The spine of the book has a reading crease. There are a few marks and stains to the page edges. About 20 pages have a crease line to the very top right hand corner. The dustjacket has a fair amount of creasing along the top edge. Thr gold lettering has started to come away on the title in parts - a common issue with Sharpe's siege. No previous owner inscriptions. Slight bumping to corners.
Synopsis
33.99 Richard Sharpe and the Winter Campaign, 1814. The invasion of France is under way, and the British Navy has called upon the services of Major Richard Sharpe. He and a small force of ......more
 
 
     
Sharpe's Rifles
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher Collins
Published Date December 1988
ISBN 0002232332
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£279.00
Hardback book in dustjacket. First edition first printing. Signed by Bernard Cornwell on the title page. Near fine/Near fine. Tiny nick to bottom right hand corner of dustjacket at front. Usual page tanning. Slight pinching to spine ends. A few surface scratches to cover. Straight spine and tight pages. Not price clipped. NO previous owner inscriptions.
Synopsis
A historical novel featuring Lieutenant Richard Sharpe, who, with a detachment of Riflemen, are succumbing to a Napoleonic onslaught and are being forced back to La Coruna in Spain. Faced with overwhelming French numbers, Sharpe's determination is about to be tested to its limit....more
 
 
     
Sharpe's Escape
by  Bernard Cornwell  
Publisher HarperCollins
Published Date 1 June 2004
ISBN 0007120133
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine unread condition. Signed by Bernard Cornwell directly on the title page. Dustjacket has slight bumping to the top right hand corner and very slight shelfwear along the top edge.
Synopsis:
The twentieth instalment in the bestselling Sharpe series. Sharpe's Escape takes place in the summer of 1810, once again in the Peninsular War. The French are mounting their third and most dangerous invasion of Portugal. Captain Richard Sharpe with his company of redcoats and riflemen meets the invaders on the gaunt ridge of Bussaco. But there, despite a stunning British victory, the French are not stopped and the army have to fall back. Sharpe has made ......more
 
 
     
Praetorian
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 10 November 2011
ISBN 978-0755353774
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£18.99
Hardback in dustjacket. Signed by the author directly on the title page. Very fine/very fine brand new.
Product Description
The brand new thrilling Roman adventure from the bestselling author of THE LEGION and THE GLADIATOR.
The city of Rome in AD 50 is a dangerous place. Treachery lurks on every corner, and a shadowy Republican movement, 'the Liberators', has spread its tentacles wide. It is feared that the heart of the latest plot lies in the ranks of the Praetorian Guard. Uncertain of whom he can trust, the Imperial Secretary Narcissus summons to Rome two courageous men guaranteed to be loyal to the grave: army veterans Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro.
Tasked ......more
 
 
     
Last Stand at Majuba Hill
by  John Wilcox  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 1 January 2007
ISBN 0755327187
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£23.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Signed directly on the title page by the author. Very fine/very fine new unread condition.
Synopsis
This classic military adventure will delight fans of Cornwell and Mallinson, as Wilcox takes the reader into the mind of a soldier at his finest hour...In the fight for South Africa, who will be the first to fall? The year is 1881, and General George Pomeroy-Colley, commander of the British forces in Natal, is planning to stamp out a rebellion. He is convinced the Transvaal Boers -- mere farmers -- can pose no serious threat, but before he can advance into unknown terrain, he needs reliable information. He calls on former army captain Simon Fonthill. A ......more
 
 
     
Fire and Sword (Revolution).
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 8 January 2009
ISBN 9780755324378
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£12.99
Hardback book in dustjacket. Fine/fine new unread condition. Signed by the author directly on thetitle page.
Synopsis
The third in this epic quartet of novels focusing on two giants of European history, Wellington and Napoleon. In the early years of the nineteenth century, Arthur Wellesley (elevated to Viscount Wellington in the course of the novel) and Napoleon Bonaparte are well-established as men of military genius. Wellesley has returned from India, where his skill and bravery made a remarkable impression on his superiors. He faces trials and tribulations on the political scene before becoming embroiled militarily in Copenhagen, then Portugal and finally Spain. Napoleon, ......more
 
 
     
EMPIRE: Wounds of Honour - Exclusive Signed, Lined, Numbered and Dated Limited Edition
by  Anthony Riches  
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Published Date August 2009
ISBN 9781444700503
Signed   First Edition   First Printing   Limited Edition
£55.00

Hardback in dustjacket. LIMITED EDITION of only 250 signed, numbered, lined and dated by the author on a limitation page. Publisher's OFFICIAL EXCLUSIVE and only author-approved limited edition of this title. Separate isbn from the standard trade edition and recommended retail price of £25 printed on the dustjacket. The author has added the line "May Mercury guide your steps and Mars strengthen your sword-hand." Fine/fine new condition. This limited edition exclusive to Tim Allen Books. Image of limitation page is for illustration only - number allocated will be different from that shown.
Product Description
Marcus Valerius Aquila has scarcely ......more

 
 
     
CENTURION
by  Simon Scarrow  
Publisher Headline
Published Date 6 March 2008
ISBN 9780755327768
Signed   First Edition   First Printing  
£13.49

Hardback book in dustjacket. Near fine/near fine new unread condition - some bruising to corners or spine ends. Signed by the author directly on the title page.

Synopsis
A gripping new novel featuring Roman army officers Macro and Cato on their most dangerous mission yet.It's the first century AD and the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy, Parthia. With Parthia vying for control of Palmyra -- an officially neutral kingdom -- the Governor of Syria dispatches experienced officers Macro and Cato, and a small task force, to protect Palmyra's borders from invasion. But the Roman army's presence in Palmyra prompts Parthia to amass its armies for war. ......more

 
 
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