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About Sebastian Darke 2: Prince of Pirates

Sebastian, Max and Cornelius are ready for another adventure and heading to the bustling port of Ramalat. Once there, they intend to embark on a perilous sea journey in search of the fabled lost treasure of the pirate King, Captain Calinestra. But first, they must make it through the dark and mysterious forest of Geltane and survive an encounter with Leonora, a powerful enchantress with a terrifying secret and a magical hold over Sebastian's senses.

And as if that wasn't bad enough, when they finally reach Ramalat, a feisty female sea captain, an infamous young pirate, ravenous sea creatures, giant lizards, furious sea battles and breathtaking action await them. Will they discover the lost treasure? Will Sebastian live to tell the tale? Will Cornelius be beaten in armed combat? And will Max ever stop moaning?

UK Product details

o Hardcover: 400 pages
o Publisher: Bodley Head Children's Books (7 Feb 2008)
o Language English
o ISBN-10: 0370329171
o ISBN-13: 978-0370329178
o Product Dimensions: 19.8 x 15.8 x 3.8 cm

Collectors Notes

o Printing numbers generally run 5% over to under projections. The approximate number of first editions printed in the UK was 9,000.

o The approximate number of first editions printed in the US was 5,500 books, of which 2,000 are library editions.

Current prices for first printings in fine condition of Sebastian Darke 1 are as follows. If you act quickly ,the initial US first print run can still be purchased on Amazon for $11.99. The UK edition unsigned can be purchased from 20. The UK Sebastian Darke 2 can also be purchased for 5.99 on Amazon. There are also rarer signed copies and a very limited amount of doodled copies on the collectors market on, for example, Abebooks.

News is traveling fast about Sebastian Darke and its creator Philip Caveney. Will the film rights sell? I certainly hope so; it's a fantastic series.

For more information about Philip Caveney visit his official web site.


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