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Vindolandra, Adrian Goldsworthy
Vindolandra
Adrian Goldsworthy
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Manihikian Traditional Narratives - Na Fakahiti O Manihiki - Stories of the Cook Islands, Kauraka Kauraka
Manihikian Traditional Narratives - Na Fakahiti O Manihiki - Stories of the Cook Islands
Kauraka Kauraka
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Ned Kelly's Last Stand, Frank Clune
Ned Kelly's Last Stand
Frank Clune
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Heartstone - Shardlake Goes To War, C. J. Sansom
Heartstone - Shardlake Goes To War
C. J. Sansom
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Sylvia, Bryce Courtenay
Sylvia
Bryce Courtenay
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Don Tarquinio - A Kataleptic Phantasmatic Romance, Fr. Rolfe [Frederick Baron Corvo]
Don Tarquinio - A Kataleptic Phantasmatic Romance
Fr. Rolfe [Frederick Baron Corvo]
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Arabella's Baby - A Jacobean Mystery, Margaret Martin
Arabella's Baby - A Jacobean Mystery
Margaret Martin
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The Devil's Paintbrush, Jake Arnott
The Devil's Paintbrush
Jake Arnott
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Vindolandra, Adrian Goldsworthy
1 Adrian Goldsworthy Vindolandra
Head Zeus 234777 Australia 2017 9781781974695 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition AD 98: The bustling army base at Vindolanda lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. In just over twenty years time, the Emperor Hadrian will build his famous wall. But for now defences are weak as tribes rebel against Rome, and local druids preach the fiery destruction of the invaders. It falls to Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, to keep the peace. But it will take more than just a soldier's courage to survive life in Roman Britain. This is a hugely authentic historical novel, written by one of Britain's leading historians. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781781974695. Inventory No: 234777. Paperback 
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Christ The Lord - Out of Egypt, Anne Rice
2 Anne Rice Christ The Lord - Out of Egypt
Chatto & Windus 229877 Australia 2005 070117692X / 9780701176921 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition With the Holy Land in turmoil, seven-year-old Jesus and his family leave Egypt for the dangerous road home to Jerusalem. As they travel, the boy tries to unlock the secret of his birth and comprehend his terrifying power to work miracles. Anne Rice's dazzling, kaleidoscopic novel, based on the gospels and the most respected New Testament scholarship, summons up the voice, the presence, and the words of Jesus, allowing him to tell his own story as he struggles to grasp the holy purpose of his life. 322 pages. Previous owners details on small sticker on half-title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 070117692X. ISBN/EAN: 9780701176921. Inventory No: 229877. Paperback 
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Dare Not Fail - A Story of The Moriori of the Old Chatham Islands, Bernard Gadd
3 Bernard Gadd Dare Not Fail - A Story of The Moriori of the Old Chatham Islands
Te Ropu Kahurangi 228724 New Zealand 1987 0864770278 / 9780864770271 Softcover Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket 116 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0864770278. ISBN/EAN: 9780864770271. Inventory No: 228724. Paperback 
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Sylvia, Bryce Courtenay
4 Bryce Courtenay Sylvia
Penguin Books 230808 Australia 2006 0670071226 / 9780670071227 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 'I am Sylvia Honeyeater; I think myself born around 1196, and this is the story of my life.' From master storyteller Bryce Courtenay comes the colourful epic of Sylvia. Late twelfth-century Europe is torn by religious intolerance. Sylvia, with a singing voice that can literally charm the birds out of the trees, and an acute and questioning mind that refuses to accept unreasoned beliefs, embarks on a pilgrimage. She joins the Children's Crusade, bound for the Holy Land. From a bawdy life as an entertainer in a whorehouse to an austere and frequently cruel existence in a convent, she fights to be true to her destiny. And her mysterious birthmark causes much confusion- can this peasant maid indeed be a chosen messenger? Sylvia is a tale of adversity, of adventure and crusades, and of a beautiful and gifted woman. brycecourtenay.com facebook.com/BryceCourtenay 497 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780670071227. Inventory No: 230808. Paperback 
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Heartstone - Shardlake Goes To War, C. J. Sansom
5 C. J. Sansom Heartstone - Shardlake Goes To War
Mantle 231041 Great Britain 2011 023074415X / 9780230744158 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Summer 1545. A massive French armada is threatening England, and Henry VIII has plunged the country into economic crisis to finance the war. Meanwhile, an old servant of Queen Catherine Parr has asked Matthew Shardlake to investigate claims of "monstrous" wrongs committed against a young ward of the court. As the French fleet approaches, Shardlake's inquiries reunite him with an old friend-and an old enemy close to the throne. 637 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780230744158. Inventory No: 231041. Paperback 
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The Gillyvors, Catherine Cookson
6 Catherine Cookson The Gillyvors
Guild Publishing 234779 Great Britain 1990 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 366 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 234779. Hardcover 
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The Maltese Angel, Catherine Cookson
7 Catherine Cookson The Maltese Angel
Bantam Press 234778 Great Britain 1992 0593021320 / 9780593021323 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Ward Gibson knew what was expected of him by the village folk, and especially by the Mason family, whose daughter Daisy he had known all his life. But then, in a single week, his whole world had been turned upside down by a dancer, Stephanie McQueen, who seemed to float across the stage of the Empire Music Hall where she was appearing as The Maltese Angel. To his amazement, the attraction was mutual, and after a whirlwind courtship she agreed to marry him. But a scorpion had already begun to emerge from beneath the stone of the local community, who considered that Ward had betrayed their expectations, and had led on and cruelly deserted Daisy. There followed a series of reprisals on his family, one of them serious enough to cause him to exact a terrible revenge; and these events would twist and turn the course of many lives through Ward's own and succeeding generations. 480 pages. Tanning to page edges. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0593021320. ISBN/EAN: 9780593021323. Inventory No: 234778. Hardcover 
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The Tinker's Girl, Catherine Cookson
8 Catherine Cookson The Tinker's Girl
Bantam Press 234780 Great Britain 1994 Reprint 0593028511 / 9780593028513 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good In the 1870s, Jinnie Howlett is offered a position as a maid to the Shalemans at Tollet's Ridge Farm near Cumbria, enabling her to escape the workhouse. She meets Richard Baxton-Powell, and Jinnie, thrust into womanhood, also realizes that her maturity stems from life with the Shalemans. 350 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0593028511. ISBN/EAN: 9780593028513. Inventory No: 234780. Hardcover 
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The First Man In Rome, Colleen McCullough
9 Colleen McCullough The First Man In Rome
Arrow Books 230129 Great Britain 1991 0099792303 / 9780099792307 Softcover Very Good Condition In Rome, 110BC, upstart military genius Gaius Marius marries the daughter of aristocrat Gaius Julius. Three years later her wayward sister marries the attractive, ambitious but unsuitable Lucius Cornelius Sulla. This book unfolds a tale of intrigue and ambition interwoven with passion. 1032 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0099792303. ISBN/EAN: 9780099792307. Inventory No: 230129. Paperback 
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The Grass Crown, Colleen McCullough
10 Colleen McCullough The Grass Crown
Arrow Books 230131 Australia 1992 0099792400 / 9780099792406 Softcover Very Good Condition An aging, ailing Gaius Marius, heralded conqueror of Germany & Numidia, longs for that which was prophesied many years before: an unprecedented 7th consulship of Rome. It's a prize to be won only thru treachery & with blood, pitting Marius against a new generation of assassins, powerseekers & Senate intriguers. 1043 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0099792400. ISBN/EAN: 9780099792406. Inventory No: 230131. Paperback 
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Love Stories of Old California - Two Dozen Tales of California Romance, Cora Miranda Baggerly Older
11 Cora Miranda Baggerly Older Love Stories of Old California - Two Dozen Tales of California Romance
Applewood Books 227038 USA 1995 1557094004 / 9781557094001 Softcover Near Fine Condition Originally published in 1940, these 24 stories are presented chronologically beginning with "Love Rides into California," a story about Maria Feliciano Arballo de Gutierrez who married Juan Francisco Lopez in 1775, and ending with the story of Robert Louis Steven son and Franny Osbourn in 1880. The book is a wonderfully complete history of the romantic side of old California written by a noted scholar of the period. 306 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; Fiction::Romance Fiction. ISBN: 1557094004. ISBN/EAN: 9781557094001. Inventory No: 227038. Paperback 
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Pocahontas or the Nonparell of Virginia, David Garnett
12 David Garnett Pocahontas or the Nonparell of Virginia
Chatto & Windus 225238 London 1972 0701119047 / 9780701119041 Hardcover Good Condition 348 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0701119047. ISBN/EAN: 9780701119041. Inventory No: 225238. Hardcover 
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Price: 28.50 AUD 21.38 AUD 
 
 
The Cavalier Of Malaga, David Raphael
13 David Raphael The Cavalier Of Malaga
Carmi House Press 112149 California, USA. 1989 First Edition 0962077216 / 9780962077210 Hard Cover Fine Condition Fine A Historical Romance Novel about Converso Life in Inquisitional Spain. Ex-Libris pasted in. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0962077216. ISBN/EAN: 9780962077210. Inventory No: 112149. Hardcover 
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The Timeless Land, Eleanor Dark
14 Eleanor Dark The Timeless Land
Fontana / Collins 229393 Australia 1980 0006160166 / 9780006160168 Softcover Good Condition An historical novel about the earliest days of the European settlement in Australia. These were times of hardship, cruelty and danger. They were also the times of conflict between the Aborigines and the white settlers. 544 pages. Item Type: TV Tie-in. Light tanning to pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; Australian::Australian Fiction. ISBN: 0006160166. ISBN/EAN: 9780006160168. Inventory No: 229393. Paperback 
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Don Tarquinio - A Kataleptic Phantasmatic Romance, Fr. Rolfe [Frederick Baron Corvo]
15 Fr. Rolfe [Frederick Baron Corvo] Don Tarquinio - A Kataleptic Phantasmatic Romance
Chatto & Windus 230804 London 1969 0701113847 / 9780701113841 Hardcover Good Condition Good A mock historical, colourful tale set in the Italy of the Borgias. The Landmark Library No. 10. Pen mark to outer page edges. 257 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0701113847. ISBN/EAN: 9780701113841. Inventory No: 230804. Hardcover 
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Ned Kelly's Last Stand, Frank Clune
16 Frank Clune Ned Kelly's Last Stand
Mayflower-Dell 232571 Great Britain 1964 Softcover Good Condition The great hero-outlaw of Australia's outback, his last stand against an army of police at Glenrowan has become part of the legend. 176 pages. Pages well browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 232571. Paperback 
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Price: 16.00 AUD 12.00 AUD 
 
 
Footsteps In The Dark, Georgette Heyer
17 Georgette Heyer Footsteps In The Dark
Redwood Editions 229262 Australia 2001 1741211212 / 9781741211214 Softcover Good Condition The ramshackle old house, with its rambling charm is beloved of Peter, Margaret and Celia, who have inherited it from their uncle. But local wisdom says The Priory is haunted. Then a murder is committed. Does the key to the crime lie in the realm of the supernatural? Or is the explanation much more down to earth? 335 pages. Light tanning to pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 1741211212. ISBN/EAN: 9781741211214. Inventory No: 229262. Paperback 
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Price: 15.50 AUD 11.63 AUD 
 
 
The Black Moth, Georgette Heyer
18 Georgette Heyer The Black Moth
Pan Books 229261 London 1981 Thirteenth Printing 0330200925 / 9780330200929 Softcover Good Condition Disguised as a highwayman, Jack Carstares, the wrongly disgraced Earl of Wyncham, found himself again face-to-face with the wicked Duke of Andover. This time, the Black Moth was attempting to abduct dark-haired beauty Diana Beauleigh. Once more Jack's noble impulse to save the day landed him in trouble, but not before sending the villainous duke scurrying. Diana took her gallant rescuer in and nursed his wounds, and soon truer emotions grew between them. But Jack couldn't stay, for an lady and an outlaw would make a scandalous pair. Torn between his tarnished past and the hope for Diana's hand, Jack had one dangerous chance to redeem his honor--by defeating the Black Moth for good! Author's debut at 17. 285 pages. Age tanning to pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0330200925. ISBN/EAN: 9780330200929. Inventory No: 229261. Paperback 
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Price: 14.50 AUD 10.88 AUD 
 
 
The Devil's Paintbrush, Jake Arnott
19 Jake Arnott The Devil's Paintbrush
Sceptre 230584 Great Britain 2009 0340923164 / 9780340923160 Trade Paperback Good No Dust Jacket Paris, 1903. Major-General Sir Hector Macdonald, one of the greatest heroes of the British Empire, is facing ruin in a shocking homosexual scandal when he meets the notorious occultist, Aleister Crowley. As they set out into the night on a wild journey through the sinful city, the story of Macdonald's tragedy begins to unfold - with startling revelations both for the General and the aspiring magician. In a tale that ranges from the battlefields of Sudan to the backstreets of Edinburgh, Jake Arnott brings alive a fascinating, forgotten figure of history, and a world trembling on the brink of a brutal new era. Black magic, Baden-Powell and Islamic revolution are just some of the ingredients in this bold and exhilarating novel, which explores imperialism, sexuality and the very nature of belief with an immediacy that resonates into the present. Light tanning to pages. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780340923160. Inventory No: 230584. Paperback 
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Price: 18.50 AUD 13.88 AUD 
 
 
Manihikian Traditional Narratives - Na Fakahiti O Manihiki - Stories of the Cook Islands, Kauraka Kauraka
20 Kauraka Kauraka Manihikian Traditional Narratives - Na Fakahiti O Manihiki - Stories of the Cook Islands
Te Ropu Kahurangi 228725 New Zealand 1988 0864770294 / 9780864770295 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 51 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0864770294. ISBN/EAN: 9780864770295. Inventory No: 228725. Paperback 
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