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The Firebrand

By: Bradley, Marion Zimmer

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1987

Edition: First

Seller ID: 003050


Book is clean, solid and tight. Publisher's remainder mark (stamp) on bottom of text block. Dust jacket is in mylar wrapper; has old price sticker on back and light edge wear, else fine. "In her brilliant re-creation of the Trojan War, the fall of Troy unfolds in a new and daring way, from the judgement of Paris, the abduction of Helen (here not the wicked adulteress of legend, but a warm and loving woman, devoted to Paris and their children) and the summoning of the Gre... View more info

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The Serpent Amongst the Lilies

By: Doherty, P. C.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Pr: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001516


First printing with full number line. Book is clean and tight; boards square. Dust jacket in mylar cover; has crease along front upper third, and 1" closed tear at top front corner. "An investigation into the mysterious woman known as the Maid, Jeanne D'Arc, by a loyal servant to the English Throne, Matthew Jankyn." View more info

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A Dangerous Fortune

By: Follett, Ken

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Delacorte Pr: 1993

Seller ID: 001147


Black quarter cloth with gold lettering to spine and cover. Pictoral end pages. Beautiful book - clean and tight; boards square. Dust jacket has bumping to top corners and light wear to top edge. "In this extraordinary novel, master storyteller Ken Follett weaves a breathtaking tale set amid the wealth & decadence of Victorian England. A portrait of a family over three decades, splintered by lust, bound by a shared legacy & moving toward a perilous climax." View more info

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The Last Witchfinder

By: Morrow, James

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 003045


First edition, full number line on copyright page. Book and DJ in fine, as-new condition. DJ in mylar wrapper. INSCRIBED on full title page: "To Cynthia, these reasons for reason... Best wishes, James Morrow and Principa Mathematica." No remainder mark. "Jennet Stearne's father hangs witches for a living in Restoration England. But when this precocious child witnesses the horrifying death of her beloved Aunt Isobel, unjustly executed as a sorceress, she makes it her life... View more info

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The Confusion: Volume Two Of The Baroque Cycle

By: Stephenson, Neal

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., William Morrow & Co: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001182


Book is clean and tight; boards square. Remainder mark (black line) on bottom, and light shelf wear on bottom edge of text, else fine. Dust jacket is bright and clean. Wear to edges, and rolling to top and bottom edge of spine. In mylar cover. Oversized - will require additionally shipping. "In the year 1689, a cabal of Barbary galley slaves devises a daring plan to win freedom and fortune. In Europe, the exquisite and resourceful Eliza, Countess de la Zeur, is stri... View more info