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Sheila: The Australian Beauty Who Bewitched English Society, Robert Wainwright
161 Robert Wainwright Sheila: The Australian Beauty Who Bewitched English Society
Allen & Unwin 240123 Australia 2014 1743311311 / 9781743311318 Trade Paperback Good Condition Sheila wedded earls and barons, befriended literary figures and movie stars, bedded a future king, was feted by London and New York society for forty years and when she died was a Russian princess. Vivacious, confident and striking, Sheila Chisholm met her first husband, Francis Edward Scudamore St Clair-Erskine, a first lieutenant and son of the 5th Earl of Rosslyn, when she went to Egypt during the Great War to nurse her brother. Arriving in London as a young married woman, the world was at her feet - and she enjoyed it immensely. Edward, Prince of Wales, called her 'a divine woman' and his brother, Bertie, the future George VI of England (Queen Elizabeth?s father), was especially close to her. She subsequently became Lady Milbanke and ended her days as Princess Dimitri of Russia. Sheila had torrid love affairs with Rudolph Valentino and Prince Obolensky of Russia and among her friends were Evelyn Waugh, Lord Beaverbrook and Wallis Simpson. An extraordinary woman unknown to most Australians, Sheila is a spellbinding story of a unique time and a place and an utterly fascinating life. 410 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9781743311318. Inventory No: 240123. Paperback 
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The Mad Ship [The Liveship Traders Book Two, Robin Hobb
162 Robin Hobb The Mad Ship [The Liveship Traders Book Two
Voyager / HarperCollins 234952 Great Britain 2000 0006498868 / 9780006498865 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket The second volume in this superb trilogy from the author of The Farseer trilogy continues the dramatic tale of piracy, serpents, love and magic. Althea Vestrit has found a new home aboard the liveship Ophelia, but she lives only to reclaim the Vivacia as her rightful inheritance. However, Vivacia has been captured by the pirate, 'King' Kennit, and is acquiring a keen bloodlust. Meanwhile in Bingtown, the fading fortunes of the Vestrit family lead Malta deeper into the magical secrets of the mysterious Rain Wilds Traders. And just outside Bingtown, Amber dreams of relaunching the Paragon, The Mad Ship... 673 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Science Fiction; Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0006498868. ISBN/EAN: 9780006498865. Inventory No: 234952. Paperback 
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Ten Tales of Adventure [Children's Illustrated Classics Seris No. 93., Roger Lancelyn Green [Chosen and Edited]
163 Roger Lancelyn Green [Chosen and Edited] Ten Tales of Adventure [Children's Illustrated Classics Seris No. 93.
J. M. Dent 230974 London 1976 0460050931 / 9780460050937 Hardcover Very Good Condition Good Philip Gough Robert Louis Stevenson - The Sire de Maletroit's Door; H. Rider haggard - Megapa the Buck; Stanley Weyman - The King's Stratagem; Sir Arthur Conan Doyal - How The Brigadier Saved An Army; Rudyard Kipling - Red Dog; Anthony Hope - The Sin of the Bishop of Modenstein; Andrew Lang - Captain Pink; A. E. W. Mason - The Cruise of the Willing Mind; Barness Orczy - A Question of Passports; John Buchan - The Lemnian Dust jacket has fading to spine and piece missing at top spine edge. 188 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Illustrator: Philip Gough. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0460050931. ISBN/EAN: 9780460050937. Inventory No: 230974. Hardcover 
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Great Gardens of the World, Ronald King
164 Ronald King Great Gardens of the World
Peerage Books 244464 Great Britain 1985 1850520305 / 9781850520306 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 288 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Gardening; ISBN: 1850520305. ISBN/EAN: 9781850520306. Inventory No: 244464. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Robert The Bruce, Ronald McNair Scott
165 Ronald McNair Scott Robert The Bruce
Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc 247517 New York 2002 0786703296 / 9780786703296 Softcover Very Good Condition Robert the Bruce had himself crowned King of Scots at Scone on a frozen March morning in 1306. After years of struggle, Scotland had been reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England and its people lived in poverty. On the day he seized the crown Bruce renewed the fight for Scotland's freedom, and let forth a battle cry that would echo through the centuries. Using contemporary accounts, Ronald McNair Scott tells the story of Scotland's legendary leader, and one of Europe's most remarkable medieval kings. It is a story with episodes as romantic as those of King Arthur, but also one which belongs in the annals of Scottish History, and has shaped a nation. 254 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; United States; Biography & Autobiography; History. ISBN: 0786703296. ISBN/EAN: 9780786703296. Inventory No: 247517. Paperback 
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Guenevere - The Knight Of The Sacred Lake - The Second Novel In The Guenevere Series, Rosalind Miles
166 Rosalind Miles Guenevere - The Knight Of The Sacred Lake - The Second Novel In The Guenevere Series
Simon & Schuster 237795 Australia 1999 0684851369 / 9780684851365 Trade Paperback Good Condition No Dust Jacket Last in a line of proud queens elected to rule the fertile lands of the West, true owner of the legendary Round Table, guardian of the Great Goddess herself . . . a woman whose story has never been told--until now. As High King and Queen, Arthur and Guenevere reign supreme across the many kingdoms of Great Britain. Still, Guenevere secretly mourns the loss of her beloved Lancelot, who has returned to the Sacred Lake of his boyhood, hoping to restore his faith in chivalry in the place where he learned to be a knight. In a glittering Pentecost ceremony, new knights are sworn to the Round Table, including Arthur's nephews, Agravain and Gawain. After many years of strife, peace is restored to Guenevere's realm. But betrayal, jealousy, and ancient blood feuds fester unseen. Morgan Le Fay, now the mother of Arthur's only son, Mordred, has become the focus of Merlin's age-old quest to ensure the survival of the house of Pendragon. From the east comes the shattering news that Guenevere may have a rival for Lancelot's love. A bleak shadow falls again across Camelot--and across the sacred isle of Avalon, where Roman priests threaten the life of the Lady herself. At the center of the storm is Guenevere, torn between her love for her husband, her people, and Sir Lancelot of the Lake. With rare and intuitive magic, Rosalind Miles brings to life a legendary woman's bravery and passion, and all the pageantry, heartbreak, violence, and beauty of an age gone by. 417 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Fantasy Fiction; Science Fiction & Fantasy; ISBN: 0684851369. ISBN/EAN: 9780684851365. Inventory No: 237795. Paperback 
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Secret Kingdom: Enchanted Palace, Rosie Banks
167 Rosie Banks Secret Kingdom: Enchanted Palace
Orchard 246782 Australia 2012 1408323648 / 9781408323649 Softcover Near Fine Condition Enter a magical world of friendship and fun! The first book in the Secret Kingdom series introduces Ellie, Summer and Jasmine, who are the very best of friends. One day they find a magic box which whisks them away to a fantastical world! Can the friends help Trixi the pixie save King Merry's 1000th birthday party from Queen Malice's spiky thunderbolt...? Secret Kingdom is a brand new series full of the things girls love most: special friendships, secrets and magical adventures. Newly confident readers will be swept away by the magical stories of three children whose courage and resourcefulness save a fantastical land from disaster. Full of all the things little girls love best: special friendships, secrets and magical adventures, all set in an incredible kingdom!Eye-catching illustrations throughout.Become best friends with Ellie, Summer and Jasmine - plus Trixi the pixie!Help Ellie, Summer and Jasmine save the Secret Kingdom from wicked Queen Malice and her naughty storm sprites. A new exciting adventure in each and every book. 115 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9781408323649. Inventory No: 246782. Paperback 
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Ex Libris, Ross King
168 Ross King Ex Libris
Vintage 244426 London 1999 0749395850 / 9780749395858 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket A cryptic summons from Lady Marchamont launches a London bookseller on an odyssey through the back alleys and secret corridors of 17th-century Europe. Isaac Inchbold finds himself slipping into an underworld of spies, smugglers, traitors, alchemists and mad priests, and so begins a scholarly game. 384 pages. Slight crease on front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780749395858. Inventory No: 244426. Paperback 
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Florence - The Painting & Frescoes 1250-1743, Ross King & Anja Grebe
169 Ross King & Anja Grebe Florence - The Painting & Frescoes 1250-1743
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishing 232075 New York 2015 First Edition 1631910019 / 9781631910012 Hardcover (in Slipcase) As New As New Every painted work that is on display in the Uffizi Gallery, The Pitti Palace, the Accademia, and the Duomo is included in the book, plus many or most of the works from 28 of the city's other magnificent museums and churches. The research and text are by Ross King (best-selling author), Anja Grebe (author or The Louvre and The Vatican), Cristina Acidini (former Superintendent of the public museums of Florence) and Msgr. Timothy Verdon (Director of the artworks for the Archdiocese of Florence). Book in as new condition with like decorative slipcase. 695 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; United States; Art & Design; ISBN/EAN: 9781631910012. Inventory No: 232075. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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The Choice, Samantha King
170 Samantha King The Choice
Piatkus 241129 Australia 2017 0349414653 / 9780349414652 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition For fans of The Girl Before, Behind Her Eyes and The Couple Next Door, The Choice is a hypnotic suspense debut from a remarkable new talent and explores the terrifying Sophie's Choice scenario: What if you had to choose between your children? Then: Madeleine lived for her children. She'd always believed she'd die for them, too. But on the morning of her twins' tenth birthday her love was put to the test when a killer knocked on their door and forced her to make a devastating choice: which child should live, and which should die - her son, or her daughter? Now: Madeleine stands silent on the periphery of her now fractured family, trying desperately to unravel why her world was so suddenly blown apart. But while everyday life continues around her, memories of everything leading up to that tragic day return in agonising flashes. And that's when she realises her family's life still hangs terrifyingly in the balance... 324 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Suspense Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780349414652. Inventory No: 241129. Paperback 
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Camelot's Honour, Sarah Zettel
171 Sarah Zettel Camelot's Honour
HarperCollins 238889 2005 0007158696 / 9780007158690 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition An evocative and magical romance set in the legendary time of King Arthur. Elen, the daughter of a Welsh chieftain, lives in the border territory with her widowed mother and her brother. Her family are keen to ally with King Arthur, but some of the other local chieftains, in particular the ferocious Urien, are not so sure. One night Elen is called out to tend to a woman in childbirth, and when her mother offers her some strange advice before she leaves she realises with trepidation that she is going to the fae folk. In return for her aid in the safe delivery of a baby boy, the fae magically delay her return home; so when she arrives Urien's men have already left, leaving her home in ruins and her mother brutally butchered. Elen determines to ride to Arthur's court to beg for aid in driving out the invaders. What she doesn't know is that Urien is the paramour of Morgaine, the most powerful sorceress on the Isle of Britain, Arthur's half-sister and his deadliest enemy. Morgaine and Urien decide that Elen must not be allowed to reach Arthur. But they reckon without the valiant Geraint, younger brother of the renowned Sir Gawain. He is determined to prove himself worthy of his place at the Round Table, but when he meets Elen he will find there are things other than honour worth fighting for. 436 pages. Light tanning to pages. Booksellers stamp on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0007158696. ISBN/EAN: 9780007158690. Inventory No: 238889. Paperback 
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Camelot's Honour, Sarah Zettel
172 Sarah Zettel Camelot's Honour
HarperCollins 234975 Australia 2006 000715870x / 9780007158706 Softcover Near Fine Condition An evocative and magical romance set in the legendary time of King Arthur. Elen, the daughter of a Welsh chieftain, lives in the border territory with her widowed mother and her brother. Her family are keen to ally with King Arthur, but some of the other local chieftains, in particular the ferocious Urien, are not so sure. One night Elen is called out to tend to a woman in childbirth, and when her mother offers her some strange advice before she leaves she realises with trepidation that she is going to the fae folk. In return for her aid in the safe delivery of a baby boy, the fae magically delay her return home; so when she arrives Urien's men have already left, leaving her home in ruins and her mother brutally butchered. Elen determines to ride to Arthur's court to beg for aid in driving out the invaders. What she doesn't know is that Urien is the paramour of Morgaine, the most powerful sorceress on the Isle of Britain, Arthur's half-sister and his deadliest enemy. Morgaine and Urien decide that Elen must not be allowed to reach Arthur. But they reckon without the valiant Geraint, younger brother of the renowned Sir Gawain. He is determined to prove himself worthy of his place at the Round Table, but when he meets Elen he will find there are things other than honour worth fighting for. 436 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 000715870x. ISBN/EAN: 9780007158706. Inventory No: 234975. Paperback 
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Whole Irresponsible Experiments! Science That'll Blow You Away, Sean Connolly
173 Sean Connolly Whole Irresponsible Experiments! Science That'll Blow You Away
Icon Books 247224 Great Britain 2008 1840468769 / 9781840468762 Softcover Very Good Condition Do try these at home! "Wholly Irresponsible Experiments" brings back the fun of being twelve. Scores of experiments take in a dazzling array of explosions, geysers, rockets and some outright oddities. The sparkling text includes ingredients, methods, outcomes, scientific explanations - and warnings - for each experiment. Charming illustrations recall the age of inspired amateurs. Amaze your friends with: a fire started with ice; a smoke bomb worthy of Harry Potter; a 5-metre-high cola fountain, perfect for turning enemies into a sticky mess; and a dramatic rocket - from a very ordinary film canister.And if you need any excuses, the exploding sandwich bag is, after all, demonstrating a neat chemical reaction. That bit of King Edward potato launched from a tube and ricocheting around the kitchen - simple: Boyle's Law! Irresponsible - maybe. Cracking fun - definitely! 191 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Games & Puzzles; Games & Gaming; ISBN/EAN: 9781840468762. Inventory No: 247224. Paperback 
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Lists of Note, Shaun Usher [Compiled]
174 Shaun Usher [Compiled] Lists of Note
Canongate 239008 London 2014 1782114521 / 9781782114529 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. They are the shorthand for what really matters to us: our hopes and aspirations; likes and dislikes; rules for living and loving; records of our memories and reminders of the things we want to do before we die. Just as he did with Letters of Note, Shaun Usher has trawled the world's archives to produce a rich visual anthology that stretches from ancient times to present day. From Leonardo da Vinci's to-do list to Charles Darwin on the pros and cons of marriage or Julia Child's list of possible titles for what would later become an American cooking bible, Lists of Note is a constantly surprising A-Z of what makes us human. In its pages you'll find 125 lists with facsimiles or illustrations, including:1. A shopping list written by two ninth-century Tibetan monks2. A handwritten list of the BFG's favourite words by Roald Dahl3. The 19 year-old Isaac Newton's list of the 57 sins he'd already committed 4. Galileo's list of the parts needed to build his telescope 5. Einstein's punitive list of conditions imposed on his first wife 6. 29-year-old Marilyn Monroe's inspirational set of New Year's resolutions7. Martin Luther King's advice for black people starting to use buses8. Johnny Cash's list of 'things to do today' 9. Michelangelo's illustrated shopping list10. Advice for 'chick rockers' by Chrissie HyndeAnd many, many more... Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Reference; Reference; ISBN/EAN: 9781782114529. Inventory No: 239008. Hardcover 
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The Theban Plays : King Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone,, Sophocles , Translated by E.F. Watling
175 Sophocles , Translated by E.F. Watling The Theban Plays : King Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus; Antigone,
Penguin Books 240377 London 1976 0140440038 / 9780140440034 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 165 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Literature; Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0140440038. ISBN/EAN: 9780140440034. Inventory No: 240377. Paperback 
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Desperation, Stephen King
176 Stephen King Desperation
BCA / Book Club Associates 241509 London 1996 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 545 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Horror Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 241509. Hardcover 
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The Dark Half, Stephen King
177 Stephen King The Dark Half
Hodder & Stoughton 238786 Great Britain 1989 0340509112 / 9780340509111 Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket this novel features Thad Beaumont, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who has developed a lucrative thriller-writing alter ego named George Stark. He stops being fun so Beaumont wants to kill him. 412 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Horror Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0340509112. ISBN/EAN: 9780340509111. Inventory No: 238786. Hardcover 
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The Heroic Age, Stratis Haviaras
178 Stratis Haviaras The Heroic Age
King Penguin / Penguin Books 001381 England 1986 0140080848 / 9780140080841 Softcover Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket 352 pages. First published in the USA by Simon Schuster Inc 1984. First published in Great Britain by Methuen 1985. Cover illustration by Ashley Potter. 352 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0140080848. ISBN/EAN: 9780140080841. Inventory No: 001381. Paperback 
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The Grey King [The Fourth Book in The Dark Is Rising Sequence], Susan Cooper
179 Susan Cooper The Grey King [The Fourth Book in The Dark Is Rising Sequence]
Aladdin Paperbacks 246226 New York 1999 0689829841 / 9780689829840 Softcover Very Good Condition There is a Welsh legend about a harp of gold, hidden within a certain hill, that will be found by a boy and a white dog with silver eyes -- a dog that can see the wind. Will Stanton knew nothing of this when he came to Wales to recover from a severe illness. But when he met Bran, a strange boy who owned a white dog, he began to remember. For Will is the last-born of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to saving the world from the forces of evil, the Dark. And it is Will's task to wake-with the golden harp -- the six who must be roused from their long slumber in the Welsh hills to prepare for the last battle between the Dark and the Light Age 9-13 165 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; United States; Children; ISBN: 0689829841. ISBN/EAN: 9780689829840. Inventory No: 246226. Paperback 
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Pre-Raphaelite Cats, Susan Herbert
180 Susan Herbert Pre-Raphaelite Cats
Thames & Hudson 240558 Great Britain 1999 0500019126 / 9780500019122 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good A collection of Susan Herbert's feline versions of famous Pre-Raphaelite paintings. Paintings by artists such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones and William Holman Hunt can be viewed in a new way when their protagonists are cats. The Beggar Maid, "more beautiful than day" in Tennyson's poem, takes on a particularly touching relationship with King Cophetua, while Medea gives new meaning to the word enchantress as she prepares the ingredients for a spell. And were ever two creatures so frightened and abandoned as the two cat princes wickedly imprisoned in the Tower? A special feature of this book is its inclusion of small black-and-white reproductions of all the original paintings which have inspired Susan Herbert. 63 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Animals & Nature::Cats; Art & Design; Art. ISBN: 0500019126. ISBN/EAN: 9780500019122. Inventory No: 240558. Hardcover 
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