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Dare Not Fail - A Story of The Moriori of the Old Chatham Islands

By: Bernard Gadd

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Te Ropu Kahurangi: 1987

Seller ID: 228724

ISBN: 0864770278

Condition: Near Fine Condition


116 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0864770278. ISBN/EAN: 9780864770271. Inventory No: 228724. Paperback View more info

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The Tinker's Girl

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Bantam Press: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 234780

ISBN: 0593028511

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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The Black Candle

By: Catherine Cookson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Corgi: 1991

Seller ID: 241512

ISBN: 0552135763

Condition: Very Good Condition


606 pages. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0552135763. ISBN/EAN: 9780552135764. Inventory No: 241512. Paperback View more info

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Love Stories of Old California - Two Dozen Tales of California Romance

By: Cora Miranda Baggerly Older

Price: $12.50

Publisher: USA, Applewood Books: 1995

Seller ID: 227038

ISBN: 1557094004

Condition: 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: 97... View more info

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The Cavalier Of Malaga

By: David Raphael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: California, USA., Carmi House Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112149

ISBN: 0962077216

Condition: Fine Condition


A Historical Romance Novel about Converso Life in Inquisitional Spain. Gift Quality 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 View more info

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Charco Harbour: A Novel of Cook's First Voyage to Australia

By: Godfrey Blunden

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 244376

ISBN: 0297764691

Condition: Good Condition


Map endpapers. Dust jacket has tape to edge to prevent shelf wear. 401 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0297764691. ISBN/EAN: 9780297764694. Inventory No: 244376. Hardcover View more info

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The Devil's Paintbrush

By: Jake Arnott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Sceptre: 2009

Seller ID: 230584

ISBN: 0340923164

Condition: Good


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 o... View more info

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Young Nick's head

By: Karen Hesse

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Australia, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Seller ID: 237462

ISBN: 0689835086

Condition: Good Condition


The year is 1768. Nicholas Young's mind is made up. He's had enough! Enough of the cruel butcher to whom he is apprenticed and enough of his indifferent father lurking somewhere in the background of his existence. He's had enough of the squalor of his life in London. He's going to run away. But when he's stowed away on board a smallish ship he has no idea how famous this journey will be, one of the most famous journeys of discovery in maritime history. Three years it will take before he'll come back to London, three long years of adventure and hardship: an eleven-year-old boy among eighty toug... View more info

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Manihikian Traditional Narratives - Na Fakahiti O Manihiki - Stories of the Cook Islands

By: Kauraka Kauraka

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Te Ropu Kahurangi: 1988

Seller ID: 232824

ISBN: 0864770294

Condition: Very Good Condition


51 pages. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0864770294. ISBN/EAN: 9780864770295. Inventory No: 232824. Paperback View more info

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For The Term of His Natural Life

By: Marcus Clarke

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, The Tasmanian Book Company: 2002

Edition: Complete and Unabridged

Seller ID: 239003

ISBN: 1876095024

Condition: Very Good Condition


The most famous work by the Australian novelist and poet, For the Term of His Natural Life is a powerful tale of an Australian penal settlement, which originally appeared in serial form in a Melbourne paper. Illustrated with historic views of Port Arthur. 534 pages. Complete and Unabridged. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Fiction; Australia; Fiction; Fiction::Historical Fiction. ISBN: 1876095024. ISBN/EAN: 9781876095024. Inventory No: 239003. Paperback View more info

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Perilous Journey

By: Marea Wolkowsky

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Shakespeare Head: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228484

Condition: Good Condition


A story of adventure in Elizabethan times 146 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 228484. Hardcover View more info

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A Fox Called Flavius

By: Matthew Finch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 225045

ISBN: 0234775483

Condition: Near Fine Condition


224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0234775483. ISBN/EAN: 9780234775486. Inventory No: 225045. Hardcover View more info

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Between Hell & Charing Cross

By: Pamela Wilcox

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228615

ISBN: 0049200518

Condition: Good Condition


168 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0049200518. ISBN/EAN: 9780049200517. Inventory No: 228615. Hardcover View more info

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The Other Boleyn Girl

By: Philippa Gregory

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2002

Seller ID: 245775

ISBN: 0006514006

Condition: Good Condition


The acclaimed international bestseller of the Tudor court, during the years of Henry VIII's pursuit of Anne Boleyn - and the revolutionary sequence of events that followed. This chance for us Howards comes once in a century... 1521. Henry VIII rules over a fashionable court alive with pageant and celebration, the lack of a son his only threat. When young Mary Boleyn arrives at court, she becomes his new mistress, an unwitting pawn in the ambitions of the powerful Boleyn and Howard families. As Henry's interest begins to wane, the Boleyns scheme to put forward Mary's sister, Anne. Yet Anne Bole... View more info

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The Idol

By: Robert Merle

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1989

Seller ID: 235139

ISBN: 0002713454

Condition: Good Condition


Translated from the French by Barbara Bray. 409 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0002713454. ISBN/EAN: 9780002713450. Inventory No: 235139. Hardcover View more info

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Queen of Swords

By: Sara Donati

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Harper: 2007

Seller ID: 247282

ISBN: 000710832X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Gripping historical adventure set in the 1800s from the French Antilles to the tumultous battle for New Orleans. It is the late summer of 1814, and Hannah Bonner and her half brother Luke have spent more than a year searching the islands of the Caribbean for Luke's wife and the man who abducted her. But Jennet's rescue, so long in coming, is not the resolution they'd hoped for. In the spring she had given birth to Luke's son, and in the summer Jennet had found herself compelled to surrender the infant to a stranger in the hope of keeping him safe. To claim the child, Hannah, Luke, and Jennet m... View more info

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The Widow of Windsor

By: Tyler Whittle

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 245661

ISBN: 033024793X

Condition: Good Condition


Pages browned. Cover has a few creases. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 033024793X. ISBN/EAN: 9780330247931. Inventory No: 245661. Paperback View more info

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Electricity

By: Victoria Glendinning

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Canada, Doubleday: 1997

Seller ID: 228579

ISBN: 0385255012

Condition: Very Good Condition


Traces the sexual and intellectual awakening of a Victorian Englishwoman, who marries an electrical engineer and becomes caught up in the excitement of the new science and the charms of a country aristocrat 250 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction::Historical Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0385255012. ISBN/EAN: 9780385255011. Inventory No: 228579. Paperback View more info