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Cornwell, Bernard. BATTLE FLAG - Harper Collins 1995

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Battle Flag by Bernard Cornwell. 1995 - Harper Collins. For sale is a first edition, first printing. very good used hardback book in a good dust jacket.

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For sale is a very good hardback copy of the novel, Battle Flag by Bernard Cornwell, published in 1995 by Harper Collins.

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Title Battle Flag
Author Bernard Cornwell
Publisher Harper Collins
Edition first edition, first printing
Copyright Year 1995
ISBN 0002244721
Cover Price 9.99
No. Pages 354
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 0.71

The book is a first edition, first printing as evidenced by a full numberline on the copyright page.

The book has red boards and silver lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and not excessively toned, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight with some creasing to the spine.

The good dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £9.99. it has a small closed tear to the back and small nicks to the edges.

Overall a very good copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.

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Bernard Cornwell

Born in Essex in 1944 Bernard Cornwell was adopted at the age of six weeks by two members of a strict fundamentalist sect called the Peculiar People. He grew up in a household that forbade alcohol, cigarettes, dances, television, conventional medicine and toy guns. Not surprisingly, he developed a fascination for military adventure.

In 1979, his life changed when he fell in love with an American. "Judy couldn't live here, so I gave up my job and moved to the US. I couldn't get a green card, and for 18 months the only thing I could do was write novels." The result was his first book about 19th century hero, Richard Sharpe, SHARPE'S EAGLE.

Today with many Sharpe adventures behind him and worldwide sales of over 2 million, plus a series about the American Civil War, the Starbuck novels, and an enormously successful trilogy about King Arthur, The Warlord Chronicles. Bernard Cornwell owns houses in Cape Cod and Florida and two boats. Every year he takes two months off from his writing and spends most of his time on his 24 foot Cornish crabber, Royalist.

Synopsis of this title

Northerner Nathaniel Starbuck, son of a zealous anti-slavery preacher, finds himself fighting for the Southern cause in the private regiment known as the Falconer Legion. His best friend Adam Falconer, meanwhile, has defected in the opposite direction.

Reviews of this title


Washington Times
"The best thing to hit Civil War fiction... one of the finest authors of military historical fiction today."

Flint Journal
"Cornwell is more than a great storyteller.... An excellent history of the Civil War in the eastern theater."

San Jose Mercury News
"A superb series."

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