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The lord of misrule.

Eve Trevaskis

The lord of misrule.

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Gaveston, Piers, ca. 1284-1312 -- Fiction.,
  • Edward II, King of England, 1284-1327 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Based on the life of Piers Gaveston.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ4.T8137 Lo, PR6070.R37 Lo
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p.
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5466847M
    ISBN 100709124449
    LC Control Number73169724
    OCLC/WorldCa715016


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Then comes Bishop, the master vampire who threatens to abolish all order, revive the forces of the evil dead, and let chaos rule. But Bishop isn't the only threat. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. New Book, New unclipped jacket, First Edition, Third Printing, 3,5,7,9,10,8,6,4 clean tight unmarked pages, book has full dark blue cloth covered boards with silver lettering on the spine, jacket has a full jacket b/w photo of a jockey trotting his horse on a race track, black and red lettering.

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