Keyword:Historical Fiction


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Milton in America

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Sinclair-Stevenson: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 023477

ISBN: 1856196968

Condition: Very Good

Internally unmarked, pages age tanned. View more info

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Fair Helen : a Veritable Account of 'Fair Helen of Kirkconnel Lea' Scrieved By Harry Langdon

By: Andrew Greig

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Quercus Publishing Plc: 2013

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029909

ISBN: 0857381911

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "Striking like a sword nto the extraordinary history of the Borderlands, Greig's vital prose renders the Border Ballad Fair Helen of Kirkconnel Lea as a breathless romance, a stirring adventure, and a memento mori." View more info

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The Voyage of the Shuckenoor

By: Bell, Erica

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Australia, Interactive Publications: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020551

ISBN: 1921479043

Condition: New

"The Voyage of the Shuckenoor emerges from the 'mary's cabin' - where women were secluded abord 'blackbirding' tall ships of the 19th century. Sailing from Queensland to Melanesia in 1903, 17-year-old Hilda Kofke accompanies her beloved father, Gustave, a governrment officer on his final 'labour recruiting' voyage through the South Seas. Far from the pacifist and champion of Pacific islanders' rights she believed him to be, Hilda learns that her father was once 'the butcher of New Guinea' who believed in the 'perfect logic' of the pre-emptive strike." View more info

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Caleb's Crossing

By: Brooks, Geraldine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Group: 2011

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 026455

ISBN: 0670021040

Condition: Very Good

Unmarked, beautifully designed with illustrated endpapers, author initials to front panel, D/W protected in removable clear archival plastic cover. View more info

Antony and Cleopatra

By: Colleen McCullough

Price: $28.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 029746

ISBN: 0732283205

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy with dust jacket intact (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover), pages and fore-edges lightly age tanned, minimal edgewear to spine ends and corners. View more info

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The Fountain of Tears

By: De Montalk, Stephanie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Zealand, Victoria Univ Pr: 2006

Edition: First

Seller ID: 021727

ISBN: 0864735316

Condition: Very Good

Appears unread, unmarked, no creasing to spine, minimal edgewear to wraps. "This entrancing historical novel about the impossible love of a Tatar khan for a Polish countess held captive in his Crimean harem explores links between distance, imagination and memory against a background of exile, death and the events that conspire in the making of a poem." View more info

The Loyalists: Or, The War in La Vendee

By: De Witt, Madame

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne:

Seller ID: 025900

Condition: Very Good

No publication date but gift inscription ffep dated Xmas 1897. Translation edited by Charlotte Yonge. With original illustrations but illustrator unacknowledged. Decorative front board in very good condition, back board slightly marked. Fore-edges tanned. "Tells the story of the heroic revolt of La Vendee and its piteous overthrow. The accuracy of historical knowledge in all the sketches is great, and it is hoped that they may serve to vivify the facts and dates that young people are called upon to learn." 174 pps plus 18 pps "Selections from Frederick Warne & Co.'s catalogue"... View more info

Trigger Primrose

By: DeGaris, Ken

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, De Garis, Ken: 2002

Seller ID: 020211

ISBN: 0958045100

Condition: As New

"An historically based novel of Australia from c1850 to c1875, this book is in three parts beginning in Cornwall, England and finishing at Ballarat, Victoria" View more info

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The Queen's Lover : A Novel

By: du Plessix Gray, Francine

Price: $22.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Penguin Press HC, The: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027267

ISBN: 1594203377

Condition: Very Good

A very good unmarked copy. "This beautifully realized historical novel reveals the untold love story between Swedish aristocrat Count Axel von Fersen and Marie Antoinette. View more info

Steps to the High Garden

By: Duckworth, Colin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London/NewYork, Calder Publications/Riverrun Press: 1992

Seller ID: 013910

ISBN: 0714541559

Condition: Very Good

Fore-edges lightly tanned. "An intricate blend of thriller, satire, historical adventure, romance, fantasy, and philosophical teaser - as hard to classify as Voltaire's Candide." View more info

The Queen of Subtleties

By: Dunn, Suzannah

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Flamingo: 2004

Edition: Australian Printing

Seller ID: 007492

ISBN: 0007181566

Condition: Nr. Fine

"It brings Anne Boleyn to life as never before and, probably for the first time ever in fiction, Henry VIII emerges as a truly credible character in an authentic setting." View more info

The Bounty's Boy

By: Edmonds, I. G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Dennis Dobson: 1964

Edition: First

Seller ID: 014717

Condition: Very Good

Age tanned strips to eps, D/W price-clipped with some chips View more info

The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls

By: Emilie Autumn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Asylum Emporium, The: 2017

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 030922

ISBN: 0998990922

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. "Blurs harsh reality and magical historical fantasy whilst issuing a scathing critique of society's treatment of women and the mental health care industry's treatment of its patients, showing in the process that little has changed throughout the agess." View more info

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I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company

By: Hall, Brian P.

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Pr: 2003

Seller ID: 018551

ISBN: 0670031895

Condition: Nr. Fine

Unread, minimal edgewear to D/W (now protected). View more info

The Secret River


Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2005

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030588

ISBN: 1920885757

Condition: Very Good

Internally unmarked, black boards lightly marked, dust jacket intact with small chip to upper spine fold (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). No title or author to spine, which appears to be indicative of a true first edition/first printing. View more info

Golden Dreams of Borneo

By: Ling, Alex

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1993

Edition: First

Inscription: Inscribed to P0 By Author

Seller ID: 013358

ISBN: 981004805X

Condition: Nr. Fine

Launched on the 50th anniversary of Sarawak's independence. Inscribed by author on ffep, further inscription on HT states he hopes this novel will enthuse the reader to visit Sarawak. Foreword by the Chief Minister of Sarawak. View more info

At Swim, Two Boys

By: O'Neill, Jamie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Scribner: 2001

Edition: First edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Seller ID: 009228

ISBN: 0743207122

Condition: Nr. Fine

Unread, but poor storage has left bump to lower fore-edges and very sl. creasing to the lower margins of pps. 475-635. View more info

The Nest of the Sparrowhawk : A romance of The XVth Century

By: Orczy, Baroness

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1909

Edition: Presume First

Seller ID: 019311

Condition: Good

Sl. wear to illustrated boards, endpapers and fore-edges tanned and spotted, no marks or inscriptions, View more info

See What I Have Done

By: Schmidt, Sarah

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hachette Australia: 2017

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 029369

ISBN: 0733636888

Condition: Very Good

Inscribed "Best wishes - Sarah Schmidt" on title page. Autographed edition sticker to front panel. Has been gently read, minimal shelfwear, faint crease to lower left corner back panel. View more info

The White Hotel

By: Thomas, D. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1981

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 029362

ISBN: 067076292X

Condition: Near Fine

An unmarked copy in "gift quality" condition. "Part case history, part violent sexual fanasy, part poem, part invented correspoldnence, and part historical recreation, The White Hotel deals with matters as central to twentieth-century consciousness as psychoanalysis and the Holocaust, but at its heart is the intimate chronicle of a woman's life." View more info