Seller: Kari Sperring (Kari Maund)
Offered: a signed and personalised copy of The Four Musketeeers: the true story of d'Artagnan, Porthos,Athos and Aramis by Kari Maund and Phil Nanson. The story of the real people behind Dumas' famous characters, of the musketeers' regiment in which they served, of Gatien de Courtilz de Sandras, the first person to write about them, and of Dumas' novel, its creation, reception -- and many continuations. It's my favourite out of all my non-fiction books and the one that was the most fun to write. Only published in the UK, it's a fully illustrated trade size paperback. I'm a professional historian, my co-author Phil Nanson is a specialist in mediaeval and early modern arms and armour.
Opening bid: $25.
Auction ends: 5 p.m. Pacific Time, December 15th 2011
NB: I will be posting this from the UK, so I can't guarantee that it will reach you for 25th December, due to the vagaries of international mail. But I'll do my best.