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HISTORICAL FICTION.

HISTORICAL FICTION.

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1 ANTHONY, EVELYN. Anne Boleyn.
Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York: 1957. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. 
It began in a rose garden at Hever Castle on a lovely day in 1526, the story of this love between a king and his subject which was to change the course of history; and it ended in blood and tragedy. Henry VIII, with his handsome looks and dominating personality, found a fit match in the beautiful Anne Boleyn, whose courage, pride, and indomitable ambition won her a crown and cost her her life. 
Price: 3.09 USD
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2 ANTHONY, EVELYN. Anne Boleyn.
Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York: 1957. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. Stains and spots on covers. 
It began in a rose garden at Hever Castle on a lovely day in 1526, the story of this love between a king and his subject which was to change the course of history; and it ended in blood and tragedy. Henry VIII, with his handsome looks and dominating personality, found a fit match in the beautiful Anne Boleyn, whose courage, pride, and indomitable ambition won her a crown and cost her her life. 
Price: 2.14 USD
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3 AVERILL, THOMAS FOX. Rode.
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Winner of the 2012 Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Western Novel A 2012 Kansas Notable Book 2012 Spur Award Finalist When Thomas Fox Averill first heard Jimmy Driftwood's ballad "Tennessee Stud," he found the song hauntingly compelling. As he began to imagine the story behind the lyrics, he set out to research the song's history--a tale from "along about eighteen and twenty-five" of the legendary exploits of the greatest horse that ever lived, the "Tennessee Stud," and his owner. Traveling the same route the song chronicles, from Tennessee into Arkansas, through Texas and into Mexico, Averill visited racetracks, Spanish missions, historical museums, a living history farm, and national parks, inventing characters of his own along the way. His novel captures the spirit of the ballad while telling the story of Robert Johnson, a man who holds love in his heart though adventure rules his time. Pursued by a bounty hunter, Indians, and his conscience, Johnson and his horse are tested, strengthened, and made resolute. 6 x 9 in. 216 pages. Thomas Fox Averill, a graduate of the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, is professor of English and writer-in-residence at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. "Based on the American folk ballad 'Tennessee Stud,' this novel by the author of Secrets of the Tsil CafeĢ is an artistic masterpiece galloping with classic all-American appeal." --Library Journal, starred review "A new life, a hope for the future, the bonds of friendship and family: the classic story of America, told in 'Rode' with depth and emotion." --Kansas City Star "Averill's book is a uniquely American story that whispers great truths about humanity as a whole. It tells of the best and worst within the human psyche but also of the unbreakable bonds of love and death between the human an non-human world." -- Kansas History "Precise language, compelling characterizations and driving narrative provide an immersion into another time that is the essence of great historical fiction." --Historical Novels Review 
Price: 18.95 USD
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4 DUGGAN, ALFRED. The Right Line Of Cerdic.
Pantheon Books, New York: 1961. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. Library discard. 
Alfred The Great has become a monolithic figure of heroism and virtue. The historical novel probes the mists of legend and the facts of history to present a realistic portrait of King Alfred as a believable human being, without diminishing his heroic status. 
Price: 44.60 USD
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5 DUNANT, SARAH. The Birth Of Venus: A Novel.
Random House, New York: 2004. First Trade Paperback Edition. s Softcover. Like New. 
Alessandr Cecchi is not quite fifteen when her father, a prosperous cloth merchant, brings a young painter back from northern Europe to decorate the chapel walls in the family's Florence palazzo. A child of the Renaissance with a precocious mind and a talent for drawing, Alesandra is intoxicated by the artist's abilities. But Alesandra's parents have made plans for their daughter, and she is soon married off to a wealthy, much older man. "A witty, ingenious historical novel." --The New York Times Book Review 
Price: 3.32 USD
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6 GREGORY, PHILIPPA. The Constant Princess.
Simon and Schuster, Inc., New York: . First Printing. A Touchstone Book. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A fictionalized account of the English Queen, Katherine of Aragon. 
Price: 3.75 USD
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7 HACKETT, FRANCIS. Queen Anne Boleyn: A Novel.
Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., Garden City: 1939. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Here's the story of a gal who lost her head by marrying the wrong guy. 
Price: 30.12 USD
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8 HARRIS, ROBERT. An Officer And A Spy.
Vintage Books, New York: 2013. First Vintage Books Edition. s Softcover. Like New. 
A chillingly dark, hard-edged novel of conspiracy and espionage. Alfred Dreyfus has been convicted of treason, publicly stripped of his rank, and sentenced to life imprisonment on a far-off island. Among the witnesses to his humiliation is Georges Picquart, an ambitious military officer who staunchly believes in Dreyfus's guilt. But when he is promoted to be head of the French counter-espionage agency, Picquart finds evidence that a spy still remains at large in the military. "Outstanding. . . . Finds its chilling thrills in the unlikeliest of places." -- USA Today 
Price: 3.71 USD
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9 HARRISON, KATHRYN. Poison.
Avon Books, New York: 1996. First Avon Trade Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Francisca de Luarca, the daughter of a poor Spanish silk grower, is a dreamer of fabulous dreams. Marie Louise de Bourbon, the niece of Louis XIV, dances in slippers of Spanish silk in the French Court of the Sun King and imagines her own enchanted future. Born on the same day -- in an age when superstition, repression, and the Inquisition reign -- the lives of these two young women unfold in tandem, barely touching. Each hoards the memory of her adored lost mother like an amulet. Francisca's obsession with her lover, a Catholic priest, will shape her fate. Maria Louise is yoked by political experiency to the mad impotent Carlos II of Spain. "Intelligent and impassioned . . . blinding (and superbly written) lust . . . Poison is a hothouse of a novel." -- The New York Times Book Review 
Price: 4.70 USD
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10 HEALEY, JUDITH KOLL. The Canterbury Papers.
HarperPerennial, New York: 2005. Sixth Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Alais, the king of France's sister, is abducted while on her mission for the wily Eleanor of Quitaine, the former Queen of England, to retrieve hidden letters that, in the wrong hands, could bring down the English king. In exchange, the French princess was to receive long-held and dangerous information. Now Alais, along with help from the very intriguing leader of the Knights Templar, must unravel a tangled web of family secrets and lies. Brims with authentic historical detail . . . suspenseful." -- Minneapolis Start Tribune 
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11 HORAN, NANCY. Loving Frank: A Novel.
Ballantine Books, New York: 2007. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
"I have been standing on the side of life, watching it float by. I want to swim in the river. I want to feel the current." So wrote Mamah Borthwick Cheney in her diary as she struggled to justify her clandestine love affair with Frank Lloyd Wright. Four years earlier, in 1903, Mamah and her husband, Edwin, had commissioned the renowned architect to design a new home for them. During the construction of the house, a powerful attraction developed between Mamah and Frank, and in time, the lovers, each maried with childen, embarked on a course that would shock Chicago society and forever change their lives. In this groundbreaking historical novel, fact and fiction blend brilliantly together. "It is engrossing, provocative reading." -- Scott Turow 
Price: 5.27 USD
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12 IGGULDEN, CONN. Emperor: The Field Of Swords - Volum 3 In The Emperor Series.
Bantam Dell, New York: 2006. Mass Market Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
For Julius Caesar, the time has come to enter the political battleground that has become Rome. Having proved his valor in the slaves' revolt, Caesar is strengthened by the love a beautiful older woman -- and by the sword of his loyal friend, Marcus Brutus. But it is Caesar's next move that will change history. With an arm made in his own image, Caesar begins a daring charge through Gaul, across the English Channel, and to the wilds of tribal Britain. "What Robert Graves did for Claudius, Iggulden now does for the most famous Roman emperor of the all -- Julius Caesar."-- William Bernhardt, author of Criminal Intent 
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13 INGOLD, JEANETTE. Hitch.
Harcourt, Inc., Orlando: 2005. 0152047476 / 9780152047474 Uncorrected Proof. s Softcover. Brand new book. Uncorrected Proof. 
For a while there, it seema tthe Great Depression is going to pass by seventeen -year-old Moss Trawnley: He's got a job at an airfield that supports him and his mother back home. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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14 JOHNSTON, MARY; YOHN, F. C. (ILLUSTRATIONS). Lewis Rand.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1908. Fifth Impression. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
This is a work of historical fiction dealing with such personalities as Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr. The book is dedicated to the memory of John Tyler Morgan, United States Senator for thirty years. 
Price: 14.20 USD
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15 KOTKER, NORMAN. Herzl The King.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1972. 0684128322 / 9780684128320 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Dustjacket has slight chips and scratches. 
This biographical novel tells the story of Theodor Herzl, the Viennese Jew who was so freightened by anti-Semitism at the end of the nineteenth century that he decided the Jews had to have a state of their own. Solidly based on fact, it gives a portrait of a crucial and fascinating man. 
Price: 26.17 USD
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16 KOTKER, NORMAN. Herzl The King.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1972. 0684128322 / 9780684128320 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and stains. 
This biographical novel tells the story of Theodor Herzl, the Viennese Jew who was so freightened by anti-Semitism at the end of the nineteenth century that he decided the Jews had to have a state of their own. Solidly based on fact, it gives a portrait of a crucial and fascinating man. 
Price: 26.17 USD
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17 LECKIE, ROSS. Scipio Africanus: The Man Who Defeated Hannibal.
Regnery Publishing, Washington: 1998. 0895264129 / 9780895264121 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
In the sequel to his internationally acclaimed and best-selling historical novel Hannibal, Ross Leckie tells the epic story of Scipio Africanus. Spanning six decades and three continents, Scipio Africanus: The Man Who Defeated Hannibal is a riveting fictional memoir that charts the life of the great Roman leader. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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18 MACVEAGH, ROGERS; COSTAIN, THOMAS B. Joshua.
Popular Library, New York. s Softcover. Fair condition. Page discoloration. 

Price: 3.33 USD
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19 MITCHELL, M.D., S. WEIR. Hugh Wynne - Free Quaker: Sometime Brevet Lieutenant-colonel On The Staff Of His Excellency General Washington Vol. II.
The Century Co., New York: 1898. Sixtieth Thousand. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
"On this night of the 2nd of October, Jack told me we should move next morning or the day after. He had seen General Wayne on an errand for our colonel. 'A strong talker, the general; but as ready to fight as to talk.' In fact, ammunition was issued, and before dawn on the 4th the myriad noises of an army breaking camp aroused me." And so begins this historical novel about the American Revolution. 
Price: 17.91 USD
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20 NEVIN, DAVID. Dream West.
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York: 1983. 0399127429 / 9780399127427 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn. 
The story of John Charles Fremont, impetuous young explorer who blazed across the face of America, like a shooting star, and Jessie, the spirited daughter of Thomas Hart Benton, the formidable senator from Missouri. 
Price: 6.37 USD
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