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The White Company
by Arthur Conan Doyle
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From Library Journal
Despite the enduring popularity of the Holmes and Watson mysteries, Conan Doyle considered these two knight-in-armor stories to be his finest work. When published in 1891, The White Company became Britain's best-selling book since Ivanhoe, surpassing A Tale of Two Cities, Treasure Island, and other literary giants. Oddly, this is the first time the two have ever been collected in a single volume. This dual edition contains an introduction by George MacDonald Fraser.
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Afterword by Peter Glassman. Young Alleyne Edricson journeys to France in 1366 to join the White Company, a bold band of archers, and is swept into a series of exciting adventures. Written by the creator of Sherlock Holmes and illustrated by one of America's most distinguished artists, this lavishly illustrated deluxe gift edition is available once again. A Books of Wonder Classic.
Card catalog description
In 1366, while England is at war with Spain, young Alleyne Edricson becomes a squire to Sir Nigel Loring and travels to France to join a bold band of archers known as the White Company.
From the Publisher
This book is a standard print version using a minimum of 10 point type in a 6 by 9 inch size and perfect bound - a paperback. As with all Quiet Vision print books, it use a high grade, acid free paper for long life.
About the Author
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a British novelist and historian best known as the creator of Sherlock Holmes. He also wrote historical novels, including The White Company, which he considered his favorite.
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