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  • The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) by Burton
    The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) (Leather / fine binding) Burton

    This collection features more than twenty stories, in the classic translation of Sir Richard Burton, published between 1884 and 1886, and full-colour illustrations by Renata Fucikova and Jindra Capek. Among them are some of the best-known legends of eastern storytelling, including the "Sinbad the Sailor" and "Aladdin and His Magic Lamp" .

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  • The Final, Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey by Patrick O'Brian
    The Final, Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey (Paperback) Patrick O'Brian

    At the time of his death, Patrick O'Brian had begun to write a novel to follow on from Blue at the Mizzen, the twentieth book in the classic series. These are the chapters he had completed of the final voyage of Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin - the greatest friendship of modern literature

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  • The Blood Crows (Eagles of the Empire 12) by Simon Scarrow
    The Blood Crows (Eagles of the Empire 12) (Paperback) Simon Scarrow

    Britannia, AD 51. As fierce opposition among the local tribes grows, a ruthless warrior threatens to shatter Roman rule. The excellent twelfth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes INVICTUS, BRITANNIA and CENTURION.

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  • Sharpe's Rifles by Bernard Cornwell
    Sharpe's Rifles (Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    Lieutenant Richard Sharpe and a detachment of riflemen join the assault of a strong French force holding the Holy City of Santiago de Compostela.

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  • Vindolanda by Adrian Goldsworthy
    Vindolanda (English, Paperback) Adrian Goldsworthy

    AD 98: The army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. Defences are weak, as tribes rebel against Roman rule, and local druids preach the fiery destruction of the invaders.

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  • Moby-Dick (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) by Herman Melville
    Moby-Dick (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) (Hardback) Herman Melville

    Herman Melville's epic account of the last voyage of the ill-fated whaling ship Pequod is acknowledged today as a fundamental exploration of the ideas and interests that shaped the American experience in the nineteenth century.

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  • The Baltic Prize by Julian Stockwin
    The Baltic Prize (English, Hardback) Julian Stockwin

    The nineteenth novel in Julian Stockwin's acclaimed Captain Kydd series.

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  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
    Robinson Crusoe (English, Paperback) Daniel Defoe

    Robinson Crusoe, set ashore on an island after a terrible storm at sea, is forced to make do with only a knife, some tobacco, and a pipe. He learns how to build a canoe, make bread, and endure endless solitude. That is, until, twenty-four years later, when he confronts another human being.

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  • Sharpe's Company by Bernard Cornwell
    Sharpe's Company (Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    Captain Richard Sharpe has to lead the attack on the terrible fortress.

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  • Sharpe's Eagle by Bernard Cornwell
    Sharpe's Eagle (Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    The newly promoted Captain Richard Sharpe clashes with an incompetent colonel, leads his men in the battle of Talavera and earns himself a dangerous enemy.

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  • Persephone by Julian Stockwin
    Persephone (English, Paperback) Julian Stockwin

    Perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian, Bernard Cornwell, and swashbuckling adventure during the great Age of Sail: Persephone is the eighteenth novel in Julian Stockwin's acclaimed Thomas Kydd series.

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  • Sharpe's Gold by Bernard Cornwell
    Sharpe's Gold (Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    Captain Sharpe's task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs.

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  • The Girls In The Picture by Melanie Benjamin
    The Girls In The Picture (Paperback) Melanie Benjamin

    This is a fascinating novel of both friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends: the screenwriter, Frances Marion and superstar, Mary Pickford.

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  • Sharpe's Sword by Bernard Cornwell
    Sharpe's Sword (Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    Richard Sharpe, who alone can recognise the top French spy, is under orders to capture him alive.

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  • Betrayal: The Centurions I by Anthony Riches
    Betrayal: The Centurions I (English, Paperback) Anthony Riches

    The author of the bestselling Empire series begins a new epic set against a dark episode in the history of Imperial Rome: the revolt of the Batavi in the Year of the Four Emperors.

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  • Admiral Hornblower by C. S. Forester
    Admiral Hornblower (Paperback) C. S. Forester

    Combines seafaring tales about Horatio Hornblower, namely: "Flying Colours", "The Commodore", "Lord Hornblower" and "Hornblower in the West Indies".

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  • A High Wind In Jamaica by Richard Hughes
    A High Wind In Jamaica (Paperback) Richard Hughes

    On the high seas of the Caribbean, a family of English children is set loose - sent by their parents from their home in Jamaica to receive the civilising effects of England. Innocence is their protection, but as life in the care of pirates reveals its dangers, the events which unfold begin to take on a savagely detached quality.

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  • Gallows Thief by Bernard Cornwell
    Gallows Thief (English, Paperback) Bernard Cornwell

    1820s Britain: after the wars with France, when unemployment was high and soldiers could be paid off, when the government was desperately afraid of social unrest, any crime was drastically punished and thousands were hung. But one could petition the King and an investigation might ensue...

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  • Rome's Sacred Flame by Robert Fabbri
    Rome's Sacred Flame (English, Hardback) Robert Fabbri

    The penultimate novel in the incredible Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri.

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  • The Reverse of the Medal by Patrick O'Brian
    The Reverse of the Medal (English, Paperback) Patrick O'Brian

    Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin tales are widely acknowledged to be the greatest series of historical novels ever written. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of their beginning, with Master and Commander, these evocative stories are being re-issued in paperback with smart new livery. This is the eleventh book in the series.

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