Where you are going next it is all intrigue. There is a sickness of the mind that comes over those who bide too long in London, which causes otherwise rational men to put forced and absurd meanings on events that are accidental. He was startled by bulk and motion to one side, and feared it was a standing-stone toppled by the wind; but it was only Thomas Newcomen, looking a good deal pinker.
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But as matters stand -- " "Dartmoor was created part of the Duchy of Cornwall in , and as such became part of the possessions of the Prince of Wales -- a title created by King Edward I in -- " "So in a roundabout way, you are welcoming me on behalf of the Prince of Wales," Daniel said abruptly, in a bid to yank the Earl back before he rambled any deeper into the labyrinth of feudal hierarchy. Who, if the Hanovers come, shall be -- " "Princess Caroline of Ansbach. For you to disclose it now exhibits wisdom beyond your years.
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Though the daughter of an earl, Sophie has been relegated to the role of servant by Pendragon Pendragon Cycle Series 4. At the dawn of his reign, a young king confronts his destiny—and must prove his On the shelf all three look very handsome in silver, bronze, and gold. Since this volume consists of three books, naturally the page count is creeping toward pages and measuring close to 3 inches thick.
As seen in the image below, where the slipcase is standing upright behind the book, the ribbon pull is attached to same side as the die-cut. This is opposite from the other two volumes, as the ribbon was attached to the other side of the slipcase. If one chooses to tuck the ribbon across the spine as my pictures show, it is not noticeable, but as a collector I can't help but wonder what exactly made them change this aspect of the design process. Inside: and so another round of beautiful endpaper illustrations is provided. This edition contains a different map of London with an inset of Fleet Prison in the front.
A map of the River Thames and an inset of the Tower of London with a legend is in the back.
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Each is expertly reproduced and the detail is very accurate. In this volume the map is tinted in the general theme of gold and grey, which plays nicely with the rest of the design. A single color frontispiece lies opposite the title page. Printed in two colors throughout the book, gold is used to accent the page numbers as well as provide a palette for each section divider throughout the text. Like all the other title sections, on the back of the page is a full pattern of gold. As promised in the last review, I can only say that I would have liked to have seen a ribbon marker in the same gold silk as the slipcase.
Actually, it would have been even nicer if the slipcase ribbon pull was on the same side as the others as well, but what is one to do? Not purchase the third installment and only have two-thirds of the Baroque Cycle?
I think not! Book and slipcase. NOTE the ribbon on the opposing side as expected. Very puzzling. Front of book proper. Interestingly, the issue with the pull-out ribbon doesn't seem to've affected this side of the book. The other, though Back of book. NOTE the same marks left by the ribbon as on the other two volumes. Published by: in conjunction with.
Front of book in slipcase. Book within slipcase quite snug. Macro of icon on front cover.