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The Candlemass Road - George MacDonald Fraser

Harvill Press, 1993, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Near Fine - in Near Fine DJ.

From two forgotten incidents in the State Papers, the author of the standard work on Anglo-Scottish border history, The Steel Bonnets, has woven a tale which presents the vivid reality of life and sudden death on the river's frontier of four hundred years ago, when lawlessness was "the custom of the country", and the only safety lay in the lance and the sword and the will to use them.

Size: 8vo Medium (23 x 14cm Approx.). 180 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.