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The Eagles Have Flown Henry Treece

The Eagles Have Flown - Henry Treece

London: The Bodley Head, 1954, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed, loss to the spine ends, now wrapped in a removable protective sleeve. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block.

Includes: Black & white drawings; Frontispiece;

From the cover: “Fifteen hundred years ago Britain was facing the darkest period in her history. The Legions had left, hastening back to protect Rome. The great civilization the Romans had built, the roads, fortresses and towns, were crumbling, and along the coast of Britain, land-hungry wanderers, Angles, Saxons and Jutes, beached their long-ships and killed all who opposed them. No man could trust his neighbour; all were afraid. All that is, except Artos the Bear, a leader of great strength, a ruthless, half-barbarian Celt, who as King Arthur has become one of our greatest heroes.

This is the story of young Festus whose home and family were destroyed by the invaders, and his friend Wulf, who joined the war band of the Bear.

The Eagles Have Flown follows the highly successful Legions of the Eagle and is the second of a series of adventure stories of Britain’s past which Henry Treece has planned.”


Jacket designed by Christine Price. Illustrated by Christine Price. Size: 8" x 5¼". Red boards with Black titling to the Spine. 168 pages.
£28.30
The Eagles Have Flown Henry Treece