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  • The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) by Sir Richard Francis Burton
    The Arabian Nights (Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics) (Leather / fine binding) Sir Richard Francis 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 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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  • The Legion (Eagles of the Empire 10) by Simon Scarrow
    The Legion (Eagles of the Empire 10) (English, Paperback) Simon Scarrow

    AD 49, Egypt. Roman soldiers Cato and Macro are on the trail of a rebel gladiator, whose actions are putting the Roman Empire in jeopardy. The exciting tenth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series, which includes CENTURION and BRITANNIA.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
    Master and Commander (English, Paperback) Patrick O'Brian

    Set sail for the read of your life ... Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey-Maturin tales are widely acknowledged to be the greatest series of historical novels ever written.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser
    Flashman (Paperback) George MacDonald Fraser

    Coward, scoundrel, lover and cheat, but there is no better man to go into the jungle with. Join Flashman in his adventures as he survives fearful ordeals and outlandish perils across the four corners of the world.

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  • Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
    Outlander (English, Paperback) Diana Gabaldon

    Unfortunately, Black Jack Randall is not the man his descendant is, and while trying to escape him, Claire falls into the hands of a gang of Scottish outlaws, and finds herself a Sassenach - an outlander - in danger from both Jacobites and Redcoats.

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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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  • Onslaught: The Centurions II by Anthony Riches
    Onslaught: The Centurions II (English, Paperback) Anthony Riches

    AD 69: The Rhine frontier has exploded into bloody rebellion, and four centurions who once fought in the same army find themselves on opposite sides of a vicious insurrection.

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  • Gates Of Fire by Steven Pressfield
    Gates Of Fire (Paperback) Steven Pressfield

    Go tell the Spartans, stranger passing by, That here, obedient to their laws, we lie.In Gates of Fire, Steven Pressfield tells the epic story of those legendary Spartans: the men and women who helped shaped our history and have themselves become as immortal as their gods.

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

    Lieutenant-Colonel Sharpe, sidelined on the Royal staff, magnificently siezes command at the final moment of the great victory.

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  • The Fields of Death (Wellington and Napoleon 4) by Simon Scarrow
    The Fields of Death (Wellington and Napoleon 4) (Paperback) Simon Scarrow

    Wellington and Napoleon, lifelong enemies, face each other in their final battle, on the bloody fields of Waterloo. The epic conclusion to Simon Scarrow's Sunday Times bestselling Wellington and Napoleon Quartet.

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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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