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SHADOWS ON THE MOON.  A LIZARD AND BUNGLE ADVENTURE., Byerley, Jolyon.  Illustrated by Katie Shears.
1 Byerley, Jolyon. Illustrated by Katie Shears. SHADOWS ON THE MOON. A LIZARD AND BUNGLE ADVENTURE.
Caribbean / Macmillan, London, 1998, first edition. 
47 pp, oblong (8 11/16" H x 11 3/16" D), hard cover in glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket. ISBN 0333710223 Beautifully illustrated in vivid colour. A friendly lizard and his colourful tropical island friends have an adventure when space duc ks visit from the planet Pluto. An area of light wrinkling on pages 3/4, small closed tear (archivally taped) at bottom of page 43/44, small bump to top corner of boards, minor rubbing to glossy boards, slight bump to top/bottom of spine, t i n y d i n t on front board. Very Good- 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
SHADOWS ON THE HILL.  A CHANGELING: THE DREAMING NOVEL.  IMMORTAL EYES TRILOGY BOOK TWO., Cassada, Jackie.
2 Cassada, Jackie. SHADOWS ON THE HILL. A CHANGELING: THE DREAMING NOVEL. IMMORTAL EYES TRILOGY BOOK TWO.
Clarkston, GA White Wolf 1996 781565048614 Mass Market Paperback Very Good Joshua Gabriel Timbrook, cover art. 
363 pp, 7" H. "They were changelings, faerie spirits trapped in mortal flesh. They were six oathmates, sworn to each other and to the completion of a quest. Together they would search for four powerful faerie treasures that would open a lost gateway back to their timeless home, the land of the Dreaming - the land of Arcadia. Their travels take them from San Francisco to the islands of Hawaii, where the mysterious menehune - the faerie spirits of the Pacific Isles - hold secrets long forgotten by their western cousins. Yet even as they pursue their goal, others are sworn to stop them. Backed by the forces of the Unseelie Shadow Court, the Forsworn Prince also seeks the way back to Arcadia, for his own dark purposes." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny dint on rear cover - migrates into last few pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
3 Cole, Adrian. Cover art by Kevin Johnson. OMARAN SAGA. 4 VOLUME SET. BOOK ONE. A PLACE AMONG THE FALLEN. BOOK TWO. THRONE OF FOOLS. BOOK THREE. THE KING OF LIGHT AND SHADOWS. BOOK FOUR. THE GODS IN ANGER.
Avon, New York, (1990, 1990, 1990, 1991). 
374 pp, 370 pp + appendices, 376 pp, 370 pp - mass market paperbacks - 4 volumes. "Omara: The last surviving domain of the human race, where magic is a heresy punishable by death at the hands of Simon Wargallow and his bloodthirsty Deliverers. To this land of repression and darkness comes the giant called Korbillian - an exiled mage crossing ruined dimensions to confront the terrifying forces that destroyed his world. Armed with awesome forbidden powers, he gathers the hidden strength of Omara to his side - leading his small, magical band through mysterious realms of wickedness and wonder...toward the lost city of Xennidhum and the ultimate battle against an all-powerful evil..." Interiors - pages browning lightly, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks, Exteriors - light edge wear, light rubbing, edges of textblock browning, books lightly cocked and light creases on spines. VeryGood- 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
4 Cordell, Bruce R. Cover illustration by Wayne Reynolds. Interior illustrations by Steve Prescott. EBERRON: GRASP OF THE EMERALD CLAW. A 6TH-LEVEL ADVENTURE. DUNGEONS & DRAGONS.
Renton, WA Wizards of the Coast 2005 0786936525 / 9780786936526 Soft Cover Near Fine 
32 pp, 10 3/4" H, (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. "Deep in the jungles of Xen'drik, a relic of great power has lain hidden for thousands of years. Now, determined adventurers race against time and the nefarious agents of the Order of the Emerald Claw to locate the relic, overcome unimagined obstacles, and unlock its ancient secret. (This) may be used as the conclusion to the storyline from 'Shadows of the Last War' and 'Whispers of the Vampire's Blade' or as a stand-alone adventure for the 'Dungeons & Dragons' game that will immerse your characters in the EBERRON campaign setting. Designed to challenge 6th-level D&D heroes, it sends them on a perilous journey to the heart of the mysterious and uncharted continent of Xen'drik. To use this adventure, a Dungeon Master also needs the 'EBERON Campaign Setting', the 'Player's Handbook', 'Dungeon Master's Guide', and 'Monster Manual'. A player needs only the 'EBERRON Campaign Settings' and the 'Player's Handbook'. " Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor wear on spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
OUT OF THE SHADOWS:  CANADA IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR., Douglas, W.A.B. and Greenhous, Brereton.
5 Douglas, W.A.B. and Greenhous, Brereton. OUT OF THE SHADOWS: CANADA IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Toronto Oxford University Press 1977 019540257X / 9780195402575 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Very Good - 
288 pp, 9 5/8"H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. "This is the first general overview of Canada's contribution to the Second World War that considers the operations of all three armed forces. (A)n illuminating and lucid analysis of Canada's war effort - a skilful synthesis that always relates its complex subject to the human level in countless anecdotes and 151 carefully chosen illustrations." Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; 'Canada Will Respond'; An Unmilitary People; The Sinews of War; The Atlantic Bridge; The Army Overseas 1940-1943; Sicily and Southern Italy; Operation 'Overlord'; The War in the Air; Northern Italy and Northwest Europe 1944-1945; The War Against Japan; The Home Front; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Tiny very light foxing marks on top and fore-edge of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one very small corner bump. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, areas of light foxing on inside surface; light toning to edges of flaps, flap-folds and on spine; very small dent on hinges. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
6 Douglas, W.A.B. and Greenhous, Brereton. OUT OF THE SHADOWS: CANADA IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Toronto Oxford University Press 1977 019540257X / 9780195402575 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 
288 pp, 9 5/8"H. B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. "This is the first general overview of Canada's contribution to the Second World War that considers the operations of all three armed forces. (A)n illuminating and lucid analysis of Canada's war effort - a skilful synthesis that always relates its complex subject to the human level in countless anecdotes and 151 carefully chosen illustrations." Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; 'Canada Will Respond'; An Unmilitary People; The Sinews of War; The Atlantic Bridge; The Army Overseas 1940-1943; Sicily and Southern Italy; Operation 'Overlord'; The War in the Air; Northern Italy and Northwest Europe 1944-1945; The War Against Japan; The Home Front; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Light edge wear to boards, a few tiny dints to bottom edge of boards, light wrinkling to top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, chips and small tears at top of spine, minor browning, very small perforation to front hinge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
7 Eggleston, Magdelana. MOUNTAIN SHADOWS.
William Heinemann/British Book Service (Canada), London/Toronto, (1953), Ist edition. 
254 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "...the story has as a background the hills and the Rocky Mountains of Alberta; in the foreground are the mining centre of Coaltown and, living in it, a young girl of nearly seventeen - not a fairytale heroine, but a delightful person, natural, impressionable and intensely alive. Her name is Maggy Mileris and she is the daughter of Lithuanian immigrants, for Coaltown is a 'little Europe' and contains no less than thirty-five different nationalities working and living there, not to mention the gypsies who come and go, and the pedlar, Eli Kharam. Like most communities, only a little more so, Coaltown is full of snobberies, and Maggy, who had never thought that nationality was important, soon finds that other people think it is..." Very light edge wear to baords, two light marks to top/bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wear, four small closed tears archivally taped, minor rubbing. VG/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WIZARD SERIES.  7 VOLUMES FROM THE SERIES: THE WIZARD OF 4TH STREET / THE WIZARD OF WHITECHAPEL / THE WIZARD OF SUNSET STRIP / THE WIZARD OF RUE MORGUE / THE SAMURAI WIZARD / THE WIZARD OF SANTA FE / THE WIZARD OF LOVECRAFT'S CAFE., Hawke, Simon.
8 Hawke, Simon. WIZARD SERIES. 7 VOLUMES FROM THE SERIES: THE WIZARD OF 4TH STREET / THE WIZARD OF WHITECHAPEL / THE WIZARD OF SUNSET STRIP / THE WIZARD OF RUE MORGUE / THE SAMURAI WIZARD / THE WIZARD OF SANTA FE / THE WIZARD OF LOVECRAFT'S CAFE.
New York Popular Library Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good - Dave Mattingly, cover art. 
Seven books from Simon Hawke's 'Wizard Series', 6 3/4" H. *The group on offer here does not include the prequel (The Wizard of Camelot), the final volume (The Last Wizard) or the spinoff (The Nine Lives of Catseye Gomez).* 1. The Wizard of 4th Street - 247 pp, 3rd printing, ISBN 0445208422 - Wyrdrune (a less-than-competent student wizard) and Kira (a beautiful cat burglar) have "managed to pull off the heist of the 23rd century. The place was a posh Fifth Avenue gallery. The room was full of sorcerers bidding their heads off - and Wyrdrune and Kira made off with three invaluable jewels. Now, they've got hired killers, Arab magnates, and every punk magician in New York after them. The real trouble is that the stones are enchanted. Which means they keep coming back to Wyrdrune, and he can't get rid of them - or Kira - for love or money. It's going to take serious thaumaturgic research to unravel a mysterious spell that goes back to the dawn of time." 2. The Wizard of Whitechapel - 215 pp, 2nd printing, ISBN 0445203048 - "A telephathic dream shared by (Wyrdrune and Kira); a dream that called them to England to save the last survivor of Camelot. Only when they awoke, the nightmare became real. An enchantment from the dawn of time united (them) with a shady French witch, a 300-pound fairy, and a feisty thirteen-year-old English punk street urchin named Billy Slade - who is a lot more than what he seems. But can this unlikely team prevail over the awesome, ancient power that is loose in London, stalking the mist-enshrouded streets at night and savaging its victims? Can anything defeat the necromancy of the Dark Ones?" 3. The Wizard of Sunset Strip - 202 pp, 2nd printing, ISBN 0445207027 - "A devil haunts the City of Angels - a fiend who is carving his own Hollywood legend on the bodies of young women. Is the killer a psychopath? Or a relentless evil from the dawn of time? Only (Wyrdrune, Kira and Billy Slade) can tackle the case that baffles the police. Why are people disap-pearing? Why was the only suspect torn to pieces in his jail cell? From the glitz and glamour of Tinsel-town to movie sets where ominous shadows leave footprints in the ground, Wyrdrune and his band must find a way to stop the murders - before a fantasyland of eternal horror is created in a temple of innocence." 4. The Wizard of the Rue Morgue - 201 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0445207043 - "Responding to an ally's plea, the bearers of the runestones must outwit the gendarmes to free an innocent man. Meanwhile, Parisian street children are disappearing as a chain of bizarre slaughters brings a new horror to the Rue Morgue. And beneath the streets, in the seweres and Catacombs, the immortal Dark Ones prepare a gruesome trap to destroy the runestones. Their plan: unleash a bestial army on Paris and drown the city in a sea of blood." 5. The Samura Wizard - 214 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0446361321 - "Tokyo, Japan, a thriving metropolis powered by a blend of technology and magic. But some inhuman entity is murdering women and Inspector Akiro Katayama, sorcerer agent in charge of crimes involving magic, has just one clue to work with - a dragon's scale. Enlisting the aid of Japan's greatest wizard and a streetwise homicide detective, he tries desperately to solve the case - but he has no idea of the awewome power he is dealing with. (Wyrdrune, Kira, Billy Slade & Modred are the only ones who) know the identity of the beautiful necromancer behind the killings - but can they stop her before she unleashes the most deadly spell of all?" 6. The Wizard of Santa Fe - 349 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0446361941 - "The Pueblo Indians called it the Dancing Ground of the Sun, but now an evil force from the dawn of time threatens to turn this peacful city into a place of eternal darkness. With the coming of the Second Thaumaturgic Age magic has returned to the city, and it is here that adept Paul Ramirez hopes to pass on the old knowledge he has gained from the legendary Merlin Ambrosius. Soon, however, he'll find himself tracking down a vicious killer - in league with (Kira, Wyrdrune, Billy Slade) and a tough-talking one-eyed cat named Gomez. He'll need all the help he can get - on a Santa Fe trail of necromancy fast turning into a blood-soaked Festival of the Damned!" 7. The Wizard of Love-craft's Cafe - 210 pp, 1st printing, ISBN 0446365173 - "Undercover cop John Angelo had enough to worry about, posing as a contract killer to infiltrate the mob. Then a necromantic ambush results in his death, and Angleo comes back as something more than what he was - a blend of his own personality with that of a two-thousand-year-old sorcerer - Modred. His wizard half is needed to help Wyrdrune and Kira defeat the ancient Dark Ones now united to destroy the mystic Runestones, whose magic spell has pursued evil from the dawn of time. But his undercover cop half has lost his memory and thinks he's the lethal hit man Johnny Angel. And now Johnny is being stalked by an immortal killer - one who makes even the mob look like a bunch of amateurs!" All volumes have a slight lean to the spine, light edge wear - a little more on '...4th street' and '...Whitechapel', light browning to edges of text block; '...Samurai' and '...Sante Fe' have light creases on spine; ...Whitechapel has a looped ink line at top of front cover and water stains/waviness at bottom of book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
9 Hind, Andrew and Da Silva, Maria. GHOST TOWNS OF MUSKOKA.
Toronto Natural Heritage / Dundurn 2008 First Edition Soft Cover Fine 
271 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Explores the tragic history of a collection of communities from across Muskoka whose stars have long since faded. Today, these ghost towns are merely shadows - or spectres - of what they once were. Some have disappeared entirely, having been swallowed by regenerating forests, while others have been reduced to foundations, forlorn buildings, and silent ruins. A few support a handful of inhabitants, but even these towns are wrapped in a ghostly shroud. But this book isn't only about communities that have died. Rather it is about communities that lived, vibrantly at that, if only for a brief time. It's about the people whose dreams for a better life these villages represented, the people who lived, loved, laboured, and ultimately died in these small wilderness settlements. And it's about an era of history, those early heady days of Muskoka settlement when the forest were flooded with loggers and land-hungry settlers." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
10 Hivert-Carthew, Annick. GHOSTLY LIGHTS: GREAT LAKES LIGHTHOUSE TALES OF TERROR.
Manchester, MI Wilderness Adventure Books 1999 0923568441 / 9780923568443 Second Printing Soft Cover Very Good+ Martha Diebboll. 
162 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H). B&w illustrations. "Phantom shadows on Lake Ontario - drowning sailors at Point Iroquois - mysterious disappearances on Hope Island - madness and horror at South Haven. The isolated lighthouses of the Great Lakes provide the perfect setting for twenty-one spine-tingling tales. In these lonely outposts, a solitary keeper struggles with the elements, unknown forces, and internal demons - ." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing, small faint wrinklrs at bottom corner of rear cover, tiny speck of soiling on top of text block. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
CONAN.  PARTIAL SET + 2.  1. CONAN / 2. OF CIMMERIA / 3. THE FREEBOOTER / 6. THE BUCCANEER / 7. THE WARRIOR / 8. THE USURPER / 9. THE CONQUEROR / 10. THE AVENGER / 11. OF AQUILONIA / 12. OF THE ISLES  + CONAN THE LIBERATOR & CONAN THE FLAME KNIFE., Howard, Robert E., de Camp, L. Sprague, Carter, Lin, Nyberg, Bjorn.
11 Howard, Robert E., de Camp, L. Sprague, Carter, Lin, Nyberg, Bjorn. CONAN. PARTIAL SET + 2. 1. CONAN / 2. OF CIMMERIA / 3. THE FREEBOOTER / 6. THE BUCCANEER / 7. THE WARRIOR / 8. THE USURPER / 9. THE CONQUEROR / 10. THE AVENGER / 11. OF AQUILONIA / 12. OF THE ISLES + CONAN THE LIBERATOR & CONAN THE FLAME KNIFE.
New York Ace / Bantam Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good Frank Frazetta, Boris Vallejo, Estaban Maroto, et al. 
12 books in total, 6 7/8" H, consisting of a broken set (volumes 1,2,3,6,7.8.9.10,11&12) plus 2 volumes from other series - all are Ace Books except 'The Liberator which is Bantam. Main series has white spines except volume 11 which has a black spine. Many with Frank Frazetta cover art. Each of the main series has a b&w map, 'Flame Knife' is illustrated throughout in b&w by Estaban Maroto, 'The Liberator' is illustrated by Tim Kirk. 1. Conan - 221 pp,1967, 5th printing - "Seven of the most exciting and fantastic adventures ever created - the unforgettable tales of the mighty Conan." 2. Conan of Cimmeria - 189 pp, 1969, 7th printing - "Eight harrowing, demonic adventures in the life of Conan." 3. Conan the Freebooter - 223 pp, 1968, 6th printing - Contains: Hawks Over Shem; Black Colossus; Shadows in the Moonlight; The Road of the Eagles; A Witch Shall Be Born. 6. Conan the Buccaneer - 191 pp, 1971 - "Thrill with the most colossal hero of epic fantasy as he battles the demonic powers of Thoth-Ammon in a mighty adventure in search of fabulous treasure and a beautiful princess!". 7. Conan the Warrior - 222 pp, 1981 reprint - Contains: Red Nails; Jewels of Gwahlur; Beyond the Black River. 8. Conan the Usurper - 254 pp, 1981 reprint - Contains: The Treasure of Tranicos; The Phoenix on the Sword; The Scarlet Citadel; Wolves Beyond the Border. 9. Conan the Conqueror - 222 pp, 1967, 4th printing - "His body a prisoner of chains that not even his colossal limbs could tear assunder; his mind commanded by Xaltotum, demonic master of black magic, Conan the Cimmerian, King of Aquilonia, blasts his way to victory in this thrilling novel". 10. Conan the Avenger - 192 pp, 1968, 5th printing - "Peace had reigned in Aquilonia, but when his beloved Queen Zenobia is stolen before his very eyes, Conan, the great barbarian king, cannot rest until he saves her. And so the most stupendous hero of fantasy-adventure returns to the battlefield, matching his savage strength against the msot montrous forces of evil and doom." 11. Conan of Aquilonia - 171 pp, 1977, 16th printing - Contains: The Witch of the Mists; Black Sphinx of Nebthu; Red Moon of Zembabwei; Shadows in the Skull. 12. Conan of the Isles - 189 pp, 1968, 7th printing - "(Conan) flees the peaceful safety of his kingdom of Aquilonia when a sudden and terrifying catastrophe shatters the very roots of his existence. With his fearless sword and fierce strength, Conan the colossus from Cimmeria battles a host of diabolic foes in this thrillng tale of magical adventure." Non-series: 1. Conan the Flame Knife - 159 pp, 1982, third Ace printing - Contains: Knives in the Dark; The Black Country; The Hidden Ones; Whispering Swords; The Mask Falls; The Haunter of the Gulches; Death in the Palace; Wolves at Bay; The Fate of Yanaidar. 2. Conan the Liberator - 214 pp, 1979, 2nd Bantam printing - "The hour of darkness was upon Aquilonia, proudest kingdom of the great Hyborian world. Brave men cowered, for a madman wore the crown. Now mighty Conan, sword in hand, girded himself for a terrible confrontation. Chosen commander-in-chief of the rebels, the great hero faced a deadly foe, Numedides, mad king of Aquilonia, and his vaunted sorcerer, Thulandra Thuu. Who would survive this monstrous battle of good and evil?" Interiors - very light browning to pages and inside of cover of most volumes, one volume with a large bookstore stamp on inside of front cover clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light browning to most text block edges; vol. 1 has a crease down the rear cover; vol. 2 has an inked-out price on front cover; vol. 3 has a small number stamped on top of text block; vol. 8 has a tiny scuff on the front cover and a tiny tear at top of spine - repaired; vol. 9 has a tiny tear at top of spine - repaired; last volume has many tiny areas of paper/glue residue on covers and inked-out price on front cover; volumes have minor to very light edge wear; three volumes have some light wrinkling on spine. 
Price: 77.50 USD
 
 
LEARNING NOT TO BE FIRST: THE LIFE OF CHRISTINA ROSSETTI., Jones, Kathleen.  (Christina Rossetti>)
12 Jones, Kathleen. (Christina Rossetti>) LEARNING NOT TO BE FIRST: THE LIFE OF CHRISTINA ROSSETTI.
St. Martin's Press, New York, 1992) Ist U.S. edition. 
252 pp., 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, reproductions. ISBN 0312070179 "(E)xamines Christina Rossetti's life alongside those of of other nineteenth-century women writers - notably Emily Bronte, Elizabeth Barrett Brown ing, and Emily Dickinson. (She) was the youngest of four children, born in England to Italian parents. Although she and her brother, Dante Gabriel, were known as the 'two storms', Christina's passionate nature was curbed in a way that her broth e r ' s was not, as she submitted to the social and religious pressures that lay so heavily on Victorian women. Like E.B.B., Christina suffered the tyranny of a loving family. Her sister Maria's influence was described as 'a species of police surv ei ll an ce', and Christina was always careful never to write anything that would hurt her mother. As her personal life became increasingly tragic, her output of religious poetry grew. Her desire for both poetic and moral excellence kept her conti nua lly in conflict, a struggle whose corrosive effects deeply affected her writing. (Her) deliberate self-effacement, Dante Gabriel's portrayal of her as the meek virgin, and William Rossetti's role as editor and interpreter of her work have gra dual ly b lott ed out the passionate, lively spirit who wrote with such simplicity and power. (The author's) fascinating work finally strips away the shadows of Christina's life to reveal her true self." Varying levels of sun fading to spine, top/ botto m edg es & top 1 1/2" of rear board; tiny printers ink mark in margin of pages 4 & 5. Dust jacket has very light edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Good/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
SHADOWS OVER INNSMOUTH., Jones, Stephen, ed. (Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, H.P. Lovecraft, Brian Lumley, Kim Newman, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, Brian Stableford, Brian Mooney, Peter Tremayne, David Sutton, D.F. Lewis, Guy N. Smith, Basil Copper, Jack Yeovil.)
13 Jones, Stephen, ed. (Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, H.P. Lovecraft, Brian Lumley, Kim Newman, Nicholas Royle, Michael Marshall Smith, Brian Stableford, Brian Mooney, Peter Tremayne, David Sutton, D.F. Lewis, Guy N. Smith, Basil Copper, Jack Yeovil.) SHADOWS OVER INNSMOUTH.
Victor Gollancz, London, (1997), Ist Gollancz pb printing. 
339 pp, trade paperback. ISBN 0575065729 B&w illus by Dave Carson, Martin McKenna and Jim Pitts. "Using the original novella (by H.P. Lovecraft) as inspiration, these bestselling writers depict the dreadful decline of the decaying Massachusetts s eaport since the late 1920s, through the war years, the rock 'n' roll era, the recent political upheavals in Eastern Europe, into the modern scientific age and beyond." . Interior - light waviness to bottom edge of approx. first 90 pages due t o l i g ht crimping from manufacturing process, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, soft small crease at bottom corner of rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
14 Knaak, Richard A. FIREDRAKE / ICE DRAGON / WOLFHELM / SHADOW STEED / THE DRAGON CROWN / THE HORSE KING / THE SHROUDED REALM / CHILDREN OF THE DRAKE. (VOL. 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 7 OF 'THE DRAGONREALM' + VOL. 1 & 2 OF 'ORIGIN OF DRAGONREALM'. 8 BOOKS IN TOTAL.
New York Warner Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good 
'Firedrake' - 268 pp. ISBN 0445209402 - 1989, 1st printing - "In the ultimate war between humans and fiery, shape-shifting beings, Duke Toma, bent on utter supremacy, has unleashed every conceivable evil on the world of the Dragon Kings. Only one person will dare to challenge him: Cabe Bedlam, a mere youth cast adrift in a world where none can be trusted. Yet at his command is a formidable arsenal - a fierce warrior tradition imparted by regal, still-living forebears - the fabulous gifts of witch Gwen, the ravishing lady of the Amber - and the magical Horned Blade, the sword that promises its bearer total mastery over the many menacing forms of man and beast." 'Ice Dragon' - 248 pp. ISBN 0445209429 - 1989, 1st printing - "He was a novice warrior, young and untrained, yet Cabe Bedlam fought the fierce shape-shifting Dragon Kings who sought to rule the world of man. Wielding his magic sword against their glittering scaled armor, he drove them back into their petty Dragonrealms. The Dragon Kings still schemed to usurp Cabe and his wife, the gifted spellcaster, Gwen, but none could pierce the potent magic that guarded the humans. Then from the Northern Wastes, the merciless Ice Dragon unleashed the Final Winter - his lethal scheme to conquer the Dragonrealms, and sweep mankind into oblivion. Only Cabe has the courage and the power to prevent such disaster. And so he must journey to a distant, frozen land - and to an epic confrontation with the bone-white, utterly evil Ice Dragon." 'Wolfhelm' - 251 pp. ISBN 0445209666 - 1990, 1st printing - "The Dragon Emperor is dead, yet his lust for power leaves a wicked legacy: The dragonrealms and human kingdoms alike lie in ruins. Tomorrow's hope - the Emperor's hatchlings - live on, protected by human warrior Cabe Bedlam and his wife, the potent witch Gwen. Even so, the future of dragon and man alike teeters on the brink of disaster. Only Cabe's good friend, the Gryphon, can save the shape-shifting dragons from losing their magical powers. Half-humanoid lion, half-bird, he has set sail in search of the mysterious Dream Lands of his birth. Armed with illusion cloaks and a navy of seasoned drakes, he must find and conquer the fearsome Dark God called the Ravager - before all hope for the future is destroyed." 'Shadow Steed' - 263 pp. ISBN 0445209674 - 1990, 1st printing - "The prosperous mountain kingdom Talak suvived war with the Ice Dragon unwounded - except for young, mutilated King Melicard's hatred of dragons, drakes, and magical humans like Cabe and Gwen Bedlam. Pursuing his twisted vendetta, Melicard captures the demon steed Darkhorse but unwittingly frees the sinister pan-dimensional entity Shade, a being who has found the ultimate spell of world-dominating power. At once Shade plans to test his deadly rites - on Melicard's betrothed, the beautiful Princess Erini. Now, to save his beloved and his world, the mad king must trust his foes, join with his enemies, and ride with Darkhorse on a lethal plunge into the depths of what he fears most - the heart of Dragon magic." 'The Dragon Crown' - 323 pp. ISBN 0446364649 - 1994, 1st printing - "Son of the sinister Gold Dragon, the young shapeshifter Kyl is about to be crowned Dragon Emperor, lord of the drake kingdoms. But should the throne be his? For while some dragons are good and wise, others are driven mad by their own magic. And some are born evil, demons of murder and blood. Which is Kyl? With the future of the world at stake, Kyl must survive ordeals of assassinations, manipulation, and conspiracies that began before his birth. These lethal tests may purify the dragon - or unleash his dark lusts. Instead of bringing peace and justice, Emperor Kyl may plunge dragons, wizards, and humans into a nightmare reign of deadly horror." 'The Horse King' - 346 pp. ISBN 0446603538 - 1997, 1st printing - "With an army of evil wizards, the power-mad Horse King Lanith launches a war of genocide. Then Cabe Bedlam, Emperor Gryphon, and Darkhorse the Eternal join the battle against him - and discover their true foe is a hideous, sdadistic force from Beyond. The Void Lord is the Horse King's ally and master, and the one being Darkhorse fears. Freed from eons of captivity, the monster enslaves the soul of Cabe's son, and plans to torture and then devour the entire Dragonsrealm. Darkhorse, the Bedlams, and the drakes are helpless. But the world has one last weapon: the uncanny power of Yssa, the Green Dragon's half-human daughter." 'The Shrouded Realm' - 297 pp, ISBN 0446361380 - 1991, 1st printing - "Trapped on a world poisoned by foul magics, Dru Zeree has one hope to save humankind. He must lead his people into a mirage, to a spectral land of ghosts. But the path between realms is a gauntlet of elementals, treachery, and the demons of a lost race. And beyond the gateway, the mirage of life might become a dark abyss of horror, death - and shadows." 'Children of the Drake' - 284 pp. ISBN 0446361534 - 1991, 3rd printing - "A race of sorcerers finds new life on a new world - but is losing its magic and immortality. Desperate to regain their powers, the followers of evil Lord Barakas capture Darkhorse, torture the Avian Seekers - and are condemned to a living nightmare. For the secret heart of the unnamed realm is transforming the wizards into terrifying reflections of their dark, horror-filled souls." Interiors - 'The Shrouded Realm' has bookstore stamp on inside of front cover; 'Children of the Drake' has bookstore stamp on inside of front cover, has one page with tiny edge tear archivally taped; all volumes have very light to light page browning; otherwise all are clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - very light to light edge wear, one or two tiny corner creases, five vols with tiny number stamp on bottom of text block; 'The Horse King' has old tape on one corner; 'The Dragon Crown' has scuffing on rear cover; 'The Shrouded Realm' has light rubbing, is lightly cocked, soft crease down rear cover, faint creasing on spine; 'Children of the Drake' has old tape wrapped around bottom of spine/hinges, & small bump on rea hinge. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
THE PENDGRAGON CYCLE.  5 VOLUME SET.  1. TALIESIN.  2. MERLIN.  3. ARTHUR.  4. PENDRAGON.  5. GRAIL., Lawhead, Stephen R.
15 Lawhead, Stephen R. THE PENDGRAGON CYCLE. 5 VOLUME SET. 1. TALIESIN. 2. MERLIN. 3. ARTHUR. 4. PENDRAGON. 5. GRAIL.
New York Avon Mass Market Paperbacks Very Good+ Cover art by Mike Posen, volumes 1-3, Eric Peterson, volumes 4 & 5. 
5 volumes - 6 7/8" H. A mixed set - the first three volumes have the first series cover art, the last two have the second series cover art. 1. Taliesin - 486 pp, 1990, 5th printing, ISBN 038070613X - "It was a time of legend, when the last shadows of the mighty Roman conqueror faded from the captured Isle of Britain. While, across the vast sea, bloody war shattered a peace that had flourished for two thousand years in the doomed kingdom of Atlantis. It is the remarkable adventure of Charis - the courageous princess from Atlantis who escapes the terrible devastation of her land - and of the fabled seer and druid prince Taliesin, singer at the dawn of the age. A story of an incomparable love that joins two astonishing worlds amid the fires of chaos, and spawns the miracles of Merlin - and Arthur the king!". 2. Merlin - 447 pp, 1990, 4th printing, ISBN 0380708892 - "He was born to greatness, the son of a druid bard and a princess of lost Atlantis. A trained warrior, blessed with the gifts of prophecy and song, he grew to manhood in a Britain abandoned by its Roman conquerors - a land ravaged by the brutual greed of petty chieftains and barbarian invaders. Respected, feared and hated by many, he was to have a higher destiny: to prepare the way for the momentous event that would unite the Island of the Mighty - the coming of Arthur Pendragon, Lord of the Kingdom of Summer." 3. Arthur - 446 pp, 1990, 2nd printing, ISBN 0380708906 - "They called him unfit to rule - a lowborn, callow boy, Uther's bastard. But his coming had been foretold in the songs of the bard Taliesin. He had learned powerful secrets at the knee of the mysical sage Merlin. He was Arthur, Pendragon of the Island of the Mighty - who would rise to legendary greatness in a Britain torn by violence, greed, and war - who would usher in a glorious reign of peace and prosperity - and who would fall at the treacherous hands of the one he loved more than life." 4. Pendragon - 436 pp, 1995, 4th printing, ISBN 0380717573 - "Arthur is King - but darkest evil has descended upon Britain's shores in many guises. Fragile alliances fray and tear, threatening all the noble liege has won with this wisdom and his blood. In this black time of plague and pestilence, Arthur's most trusted counselor Myrddin - the warrior, bard, and kingmaker whom legend will name Merlin - is himself to be tested on a mystical journey through his own extraordinary past. So Arthur must stand alone against a great and terrible adversary. For only thus can he truly win immortality - and the name he will treasure above all others: Pendragon." 5. Grail - 385 pp, 1998, 4th printing, ISBN 0380781042 - "Drought, plague, and war have left the Isle of the Mighty battered and its heart, the beloved Arthur, grievously injured - until a secret relic is brought before the dying King; a Holy Grail that heals his wounds and restores his vigor. But soon evil enters the royal court in the guise of a beautiful maiden; a soulless, malevolent force capable of seducing the King's loyal champion, confounding the sage whom some call Merlin, and carrying the sacred Grail - and Arthur's adored Queen - off into the dark unknown. And now Arthur faces the greatest challenge of his sovereignty: a quest of recovery that must lead the noble liege through realms of magic and the undead, on a trail that winds inexorably toward a grim confrontation with his most foul nemesis - and his destiny." Interiors - volume 1 has very light browning to page margins, all volumes are clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - volumes 1, 2 and 3 have light toning to edges of text blocks; volumes 2 & 3 have a tiny number stamped on bottom of text blocks; all volimes have minor edge wear; volume 4 has a few wrinkles and a small corner creases at the bottom of the front cover, light creases down spine and is very slightly cocked. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
16 Lisle, Holly. THE SECRET TEXTS. 3 VOLUME SET. BOOK 1. DIPLOMACY OF WOLVES. BOOK 2. VENGEANCE OF DRAGONS. BOOK 3. COURAGE OF FALCONS.
Aspect/Warner, (New York, 1998, 1999, 2000), Ist printings. 
332 pp, 379 pp, 405 pp, trade paperbacks - 3 volumes. "For four hundred years, the great Houses of Sabir and Galweigh have battled for control of Calimekka - while each clan's wizards, the Wolves, plot in shadows to revive the hellish necormancies that once destroyed the world..." "...fantastic epic adventure in a world of ancient curses, dark conspiracies, and arcane sorceries..." Interiors - pages of Book 2 very lightly browned, otherwise all volumes are clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - minor edge wear, light bump to bottom of spine of Book 1, spines flat and uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE SECRET TEXTS.  3 VOLUME SET.  BOOK 1. DIPLOMACY OF WOLVES.  BOOK 2. VENGEANCE OF DRAGONS.  BOOK 3. COURAGE OF FALCONS., Lisle, Holly.
17 Lisle, Holly. THE SECRET TEXTS. 3 VOLUME SET. BOOK 1. DIPLOMACY OF WOLVES. BOOK 2. VENGEANCE OF DRAGONS. BOOK 3. COURAGE OF FALCONS.
Aspect/Warner, (New York, 1999, 2000, 2001), Ist mass market printings. 
395pp, 441pp, 433pp paperbacks - 3 volumes. "For four hundred years, the great Houses of Sabir and Galweigh have battled for control of Calimekka - while each clan's wizards, the Wolves, plot in shadows to revive the hellish necormancies that once destroyed the world..." "...fantastic epic adventure in a world of ancient curses, dark conspiracies, and arcane sorceries..." Interiors - pages of books 1 & 2 very lightly browned, old price and book store stamp on first page of book 3, otherwise all volumes are clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - very light edge wear, very light thumbing to fore-edge of textblocks, three minor corner creases, very light crease on spine of book 3. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AMONG THE SHADOWS:  TALES FROM THE DARKER SIDE., Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud).  Edited by Rea Wilmshurst.
18 Montgomery, L.M. (Lucy Maud). Edited by Rea Wilmshurst. AMONG THE SHADOWS: TALES FROM THE DARKER SIDE.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1990 0771061552 / 9780771061554 Hard Cover Good Good+ 
310 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). "It may be a truth almost universally acknowledged that L.M. Montgomery wrote tales of sweetness and light, but there are also darker strands woven through the web of her work. The (19) stories collected here have been chosen to illustrate this 'darker side'. Drunkards, petty thieves, embezzelers, murderers, and adulterers are her characters, people whose weaknesses she depicts faithfully but compassionately. Here too are Montgomery's supernatural stories, reflecting one of the obsessions of her time: the belief that the power of love could last beyond death." Contents: Introduction; The Closed Door; Davenport's Story; The Deacon's Painkiller; Detected by a Camera; From out the Silence; The Girl at the Gate; The House Party at Smoky Island; The Man on the Train; The Martyrdom of Estella; Min; Miriam's Lover; Miss Calista's Peppermint Bottle; The Old Chest at Wyther Grange; The Red Room; A Redeeming Sacrifice; The Redemption of John Churchill; Some Fools and a Saint; The Tryst of the White Lady; White Magic; Editorial Note; Acknowledgements; Other Books by L.M. Montgomery. Light waviness due to dampness at top half of fore-edge of textblock - faint watermark across fore-edge and in margin of some pages, faint watermark on bottom half of rear board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, minor edge wrinkling, area of light dampness on bottom half of rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
19 Offutt, Andrew J. WAR OF THE GODS ON EARTH. TRILOGY. VOL. 1 THE IRON LORDS. VOL. 2 SHADOWS OUT OF HELL. VOL. 3. THE LADY OF THE SNOWMIST.
Ace, New York, (1983 Ist, 1983 Ist, 1984 2nd). 
223 pp, 165 pp, 215 pp, paperbacks. "Weilder of the god-sword, bearer of the god-bonds - Jarik Blacksword knew no peace...except the peace born of the heat of battle-rage! And this he would find aplenty on his god-sent quest past world's end, where Jarik found the warrior-sister who would be his future - and the knowledge that would bind his fate..." Pages yellowing slightly - otherwise interiors are clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exteriors - light edge wear, very minor soiling, spines flat and uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
TWO MEN IN A TRENCH:  BATTLEFIELD ARCHAEOLOGY - THE KEY TO UNLOCKING THE PAST., Pollard, Tony and Oliver, Neil.
20 Pollard, Tony and Oliver, Neil. TWO MEN IN A TRENCH: BATTLEFIELD ARCHAEOLOGY - THE KEY TO UNLOCKING THE PAST.
Michael Joseph, London, 2002. 
352 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0718144740 Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, maps, reproductions. "Battlefields are the untold story of British archaeology. As the sites of events which too k place over hours rather than years, they have long been considered lacking in archaeological riches. However, recent pioneering work has shown that battlefields can provide dramatic revelations about the battle's course once the archaeol o g i s t s g e t digging beneath the surface. This is where Tony Pollard and Neil Oliver step in. As battlefield archaeologists they are in a unique position to challenge both the historical veiwpoint and contemporary eyewitness accounts. In (t hi s bo ok , th e y) v isit the sites of six major British battles (Shrewsbury, Barnet, Flodden, Newark, Culloden and the Firth of Forth) and carry out a full archaeological investigation of each. As they uncover artefacts abandoned in the heat an d c ha os of ba ttl e the y c losely follow the progress of each engagement and answer key historical questions, sometimes totally revising the accepted version of events. Each chapter is a fully framed investigation and follows an episode of the t elev isi on ser ies . B y usin g ar chaeology to unlock the secrets of the past, Tony and Neil prove that soldiers do not pass through fields of conflict like shadows, and in the process they show that battlefields are some of our most important na tiona l mo num ents ." Dust ja cket has v ery minor edge wear/rubbing. Fine/Near Fine 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
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