Keyword:"historical fiction


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The Last King or the New France being a History from the Birth of Louis Philippe in 1773 to the Revolution of 1848

By: " Dumas, Alexandre (R.S. Garnett, trans.)"

Price: $188.95

Publisher: NY, The Hubbell Publishing Company: 1915

Seller ID: 8-6H001

Condition: GOOD -

"Two volume set. No edition stated, date is taken from the introduction which describes it as the first English edition. Green cloth binding, gilded top edge. Endpapers are cracked at hinge on both volumes . Vol. I frontispiece of Dumas is loose from binding. Clean interior pages with black and white illustration. Some wear to edges and a few creased corners. Ex-library from hotel library Mills House No. 3 in New York. (the third and largest of the three model residential hotels for single working men erected by Darius Ogden Mills at the turn of the 20th century.) Each book measures 8.7... View more info

Ha-Tigris Ha-Lavan (The White Tiger)

By: "Adiga, Aravind"

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Hotza`at Miskal Yediot Sefarim: 2008

Seller ID: 6-7T023

ISBN: 9654826690

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for faintest soil to exterior and light, tiny corner bump. ""follows a darkly comic Bangalore driver through the poverty and corruption of modern India’s caste society. “This is the authentic voice of the Third World, like you've never heard it before” (John Burdett, Bangkok 8).""" View more info

Retrato en Sepia

By: "Allende, Isabel"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", Plaza y Janes: 2000

Edition: (Primera edicion)

Seller ID: 17H007

ISBN: 968110448X

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""Narrada en la voz de una joven mujer, esta es una magnifica novela historica, situada a finales del siglo XIX en Chile, y un portentosa saga familiar en la que reencontramos algunos persoonajes de Hija de la Fortuna y d La casa de Los Espiritues..."" 345 pages. Text in Spanish." View more info

El Zarco: Episodio de la Vida Mexicana en 1861-63

By: "Altamirano, Ignacio Manuel (Prologo de Francisco Sosa)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Mexico, Collecion Austral (#108)/ Espasa-Calpe: ©1940

Edition: (Sexta Edicion-1964)

Seller ID: 9DT034

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ Good DJ

"Tight, tanned pages, clean, slight curl. DJ is intact but has light age soil and chipped and ripped edges. ""esta obre de ambiente vivaz, en que se iluminan con el sol fuerte de aquellos paisajes. episodios de la vida mexicanos acaecidos entre 1861 y 1863...Yautepec es una poblacion de la tierra caliente, cuyo caserio se esconde en el bosque de verdura…"" Melodrama...a triangle of an the honorable Indian, a haughty village maiden and a blue-eyed bandit with wonderful descriptions of Mexico in the 1860s. Text in Spanish. 147 pages, 7x4.5""(18x11.4cm)." View more info

The Apostle

By: "Asch, Sholem. "

Price: $8.06

Publisher: NY, Pocket/Cardinal Giant: 1957

Seller ID: 48P035

Condition: GOOD reading copy

Vintage Paperback. St. Paul. View more info

Bonvouloir. Ein Roman aus den Vendeekriegen.

By: "Auer, Grethe"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Stuttgart, Germany", Deutsche Verlag: 1930

Seller ID: 32T003

Condition: FAIR

"Tight, clean interior with faintest age tanning of pages, light age soil to cream-colored cloth covers has produced foxing, slight tilt. No dust jacket. Original promotional bookmark for this book included. Text in Old German (Fraktur). ""A novel from the Vendeekriegen. (Battle of the royalist-minded Catholic peasants of the Vendée and neighboring departments against the republican revolutionary troops in the years 1793 to 1796)."" 442 pages, 7.5x5"" (19.2x12.3cm) " View more info

Friday Dreaming

By: "Bailey, Elizabeth"

Price: $13.46

Publisher: "Toronto, ONT", Harlequin Historical: 2002

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 58P008

ISBN: 0373303947

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"""Friday Edinborough dreams of her very own Paris falling in love with her, a plain and bookish Helen of Troy."" Tight, bright, clean, slight tilt. Hinge and spine creases." View more info

Rosapenna (Norwegian edition)

By: "Bauer, Ola"

Price: $23.95

Publisher: "Oslo, Norway", Nye bøker / Gyldendal Norsk Forlag: 1983

Edition: (BCE)

Seller ID: 2NT017

ISBN: 8254701986

Condition: VERY GOOD+ / Fair

"As new except for faint age tanning of pages and owners name inside front (blacked out) and back covers. Dust jacket is intact but has rubbing, faintest age soil, light scratches and small rip (taped repaired on inside) along top edge. ""En Belfast-roman med rystende detaljer, hjertelag og klar anti-imperialistisk profil - toff, klar og om pa samme tid og med overbevisende innsikt i hva konflikten i Nord-Irland innebaerer."" Text in Norwegian. 235 pages.5.25x8.25x.75 (13.7x21.4x2cm)." View more info

La Corona del Mundo (Los hijos del Grial #3)

By: "Berling, Peter (Helga Pawlowsky, trans.)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", Plaza & Janes: 1996

Edition: (1st Spanish edition)

Seller ID: 5-2H017

ISBN: 840100991X

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""continuation de las aventuras narradas en ""Los hijos del Grial"" y ""Sangre de Reyes""… Original title ""De Krone der Welt"" " View more info

Danse avec les loups (Original title: Dances with Wolves)

By: "Blake, Michael (Gilles Bergal, trans.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Editions J'ai lu: 1991

Seller ID: 88P002

ISBN: 227722958X

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for small, faint surface crease on front cover. Cover photo of Kevin Costner from movie. Text in French." View more info

A Son of His Country: An Imaginative Novel Dealing with George Washington's Youth

By: "Bloem, Walter"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1928

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 6-1T010

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, faint age toning and occasional faint foxing to pages, clean and faint tilt to spine. Black cloth with green lettering. Rough cut edges to bottom and side of text block. No dust jacket. Bookplate with no name on it inside front cover. Softened spine end and rubbed cover edges. Starts with Washington's first encounter with settlers who realize someone is now claiming the land they settled. " View more info

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Trapped: The True Story of a Pioneer Girl

By: "Boeve, Eunice"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Unionville, NY", Royal Fireworks Press: 1997

Edition: "(3rd printing, revised)"

Seller ID: 6-7T011

ISBN: 0880921609

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! The true story of 12-year-old Virginia Reed who, with her family and the Donner family, was trapped for the winter in the Sierra Mountains in 1846 while traveling from Illinois to their new home in California. True facts with fictional dialog." View more info

Dark Rosaleen

By: "Bowen, Marjoria"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, Beagle: 1970

Seller ID: 79P002

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Unread but has 5 marks on back cover possibly from being tied with strings. ""Ireland 1796...Fired by the success of the revolution in France, the United Irishmen hatched a perilous plot - to over throw the Government.""" View more info

Irene's Vow (Hart Series No. 60)

By: "Braeme, Charlotte"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: "Cleveland, OH", Arthur Westbrook Company: 1911

Seller ID: 9-5T022

Condition: FAIR

"UGLY READING COPY of 1911 DIME NOVEL. Serious chipping of cover and page edges. Creased spine. Age soiled and tanned. But, nothing interferes with it's readability. DIME NOVELS - Printed on the cheapest of paper, with lurid cover illustrations, dime novels (which found a name in their ten cent price tag)...were considered ephemeral, to be read, often in secret, passed on to friends, or discarded. Dime novels... targeted a youthful working class audience with their thrilling, stereotyped tales of Wild West adventures, master criminals, detective stories, historical romances, and workin... View more info

Southern Oaks

By: "Braxton-Barshon, Brenna"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "NY, NY", HarperPaperbacks: 1991

Edition: (3rd printing)

Seller ID: 8-2P004

ISBN: 0061082457

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""desperation forced her to buy a husband…an indentured servant…in order to receive her birthright and save the family plantation"" " View more info

Les vies mêlées (Original title: Everything and More)

By: "Briskin, Jacqueline"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Pierre Belfond: ©1985

Edition: (signed)

Seller ID: 99H021

ISBN: 2714417426

Condition: FINE

As new - gift quality! Text in French. View more info

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Bride of the Santa Fe Trail: From Abraham to Acid House

By: "Burroughs, Jena M."

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Santa Fe, NM", Sunstone Press: 1984

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 9NT003

ISBN: 0865340420

Condition: FINE

"As new except for faint shelfwear. ""the story of America's first white woman to travel the Santa Fe Trail from Independence, Missouri, to Chihuahua, Mexico - a distance of 1,300 miles…based on the trail journal of the heroine…"" 120 pages." View more info

Maid of Honour


Price: $9.72

Publisher: "London,England", PAN: 1979

Edition: (1st Paperback)

Seller ID: 48P128

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Light shelf wear, spinal creases and remnant of sticker on spine. Bookstore stamp on front page. Tight, bright and clean. Mary Queen of Scots." View more info

" Pure Gold, Second Half (Seaside Library 912)"

By: "Cameron, Mrs. H. Lovett"

Price: $18.10

Publisher: "NY, NY", "George Munro, Publisher": 1886

Seller ID: 9-5T020

Condition: FAIR

"UGLY READING COPY of 1886 DIME NOVEL. Serious chipping of spine edges. Age soiled and tanned. Solid binding. Owner practiced writing her name in cursive multiple times inside front and back covers. But, nothing interferes with it's readability. DIME NOVELS - Printed on the cheapest of paper, with lurid cover illustrations, dime novels (which found a name in their ten cent price tag)...were considered ephemeral, to be read, often in secret, passed on to friends, or discarded. Dime novels... targeted a youthful working class audience with their thrilling, stereotyped tales of Wild West... View more info

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An Unexpected Pleasure

By: "Camp, Candace"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: ©2005

Edition: (Larger Print)

Seller ID: 9NH037

ISBN: 0373770626

Condition: VERY GOOD+/ Fine DJ

"As new except for remainder mark on bottom and a few faint smudges on exterior page edges. Fast paced, Victorian, romantic adventure featuring the Moreland family. " View more info