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Fiction:Historical

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Ship Fever & Other Stories, Barrett, Andrea
1 Barrett, Andrea
Ship Fever & Other Stories
New York: W. W. Norton & Company: 1996: 039303853X / 9780393038538: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine+: Fine: Trace of shelf wear. National Book Award Winner gold sticker on front of dust jacket, ISBN sticker on rear.: 00442: 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
Ship Fever & Other Stories, Barrett, Andrea
2 Barrett, Andrea
Ship Fever & Other Stories
New York: W. W. Norton & Company: 1996: 039303853X / 9780393038538: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine+: Fine: Trace of shelf wear. National Book Award Winner gold sticker on front of dust jacket, ISBN sticker on rear.: 07479: 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
The Voyage of the Narwhal, Barrett, Andrea (SIGNED)
3 Barrett, Andrea (SIGNED)
The Voyage of the Narwhal
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1998: 039304632x / 9780393046328: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Near Fine: SIGNED: Small amount of staining to the top edge of the page block, otherwise a fine copy. Bookmark from the signing (Brazos Books, Houston) laid in at title page. Historical novel of Arctic exploration from the 1996 winner of the National Book Award for fiction (Ship Fever).: 08809: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Empress of Hearts, Barrington, E.
4 Barrington, E.
The Empress of Hearts
New York: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928: Second Printing: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Light shelf wear, bumping. Slight lean to spine. Binding is very sturdy and tight. G&D blind stamped logo in lower, right corner of the front cover indicates a title in the Novels of Distinction series. Clean copy throughout. Previous owner's small bookplate (Mildred Ostrander) on the front pastedown.: 07916: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Cold Pogrom, Berges, Max L. (translated from the German by Benjamin R. Epstein)
5 Berges, Max L. (translated from the German by Benjamin R. Epstein)
Cold Pogrom
Philadelphia: The Jewsih Publication Society of America: 1939: First English Edition: Hard Cover: Good: Good: Light shelf wear, bumping. Dust jacket is chipped and worn along the edges and spine ends. Protected now in a Mylar sleeve. The author's first novel explores pre-Nazi Germany and what happened to a Jewish family after the National-Socialists seized power. 280 pages, including Author's Postscript.: 09064: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Goliath Head: A Novel About Caravaggio, Calitri, Charles J. with Bertram D. Brettschneider
6 Calitri, Charles J. with Bertram D. Brettschneider
The Goliath Head: A Novel About Caravaggio
New York: Crown: 1972: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Mild wear to book and jacket. Clean, solid copy.: 08453: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Goldtown, Cleary, Rita
7 Cleary, Rita
Goldtown
Sunstone Press: Rita Cleary: 1996: 0865342415 / 9780865342415: Second Printing: Hard Cover: Fine: Near Fine: SIGNED: Corner cresae to the dust jacket's front flap, otherwise a fine, unmarked copy. The author has inscribed the title page (To Jean...).: 08768: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Coveted Land, Gochnauer, Florence Plantz
8 Gochnauer, Florence Plantz
The Coveted Land
Philadelphia: Dorrance: 1959: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good+: Light wear and bumping to the extremities. The dust jacket has some tiny edge tears and a chip at the front, lower corner. Protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. A love story told against the backdrop of the War of 1812 from Mackinac Island, Michigan to a French settlement southwest of the Great Lakes. From the dust jacket: "The author did much research on this story of the early settlers of the Green Bay area and the Battle for Fort McKay is graphically retold.": 08846: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
End of Silence: Full Moon Over the Prairie, Gray, Willard D.
9 Gray, Willard D.
End of Silence: Full Moon Over the Prairie
Ashland, Ohio, U.S.A.: Vantage Press: 1996: 0533119235 / 9780533119233: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 288 pages. Historical fiction set on the Illinois prairie and based on historical records and family remembrances. A corrupt judge and his associates run roughshod over the area's settlers, resulting in murder.: 07441: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Mauritius Command, O'Brian, Patrick
10 O'Brian, Patrick
The Mauritius Command
New York: Stein & Day Publishers: 1978: 0812824768 / 9780812824766: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Good: Fair: Mild shelf wear, spine creasing, slightly bumped corners, and light foxing to the top- and fore-edge. The dust jacket shows a faint, thin dampstain along the top-edge. Traces of the same along the bottom-edge are barely visible. The spine ends have a tiny amount of paper loss from chipping. The front flap has a diagonal crease starting just before the price in the upper corner and ending at the fore-edge a bit past the half-way point. Both flaps show some browning or slight discoloration. The jacket is preserved, and looks better, now in a Mylar protective sleeve (Brodart). 268 pages. Maps at the beginning of the book depicting a general view of the Mauritius campaign. O'Brian's fourth novel in the Captain Jack Aubrey series. From the dust jacket: "During the Napoleonic Wars, Captain Jack Aubrey is given command of a British naval squadron in the Indian Ocean. The squadron's mission is to capture the French island bases of Reunion and Mauritius.": 08784: 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
The Truelove, O'Brian, Patrick
11 O'Brian, Patrick
The Truelove
New York: W. W. Norton & Company: 1994: 0393031098 / 9780393031096: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Appears unread. Includes a postal mailer for the Patrick O'Brian Newsletter. The Truelove is the 15th of the Aubrey/Maturin novels (16 listed in the front of the book).: 08786: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Reformer's Apprentice: A Novel of Old San Francisco, Rochlin, Harriet (SIGNED)
12 Rochlin, Harriet (SIGNED)
The Reformer's Apprentice: A Novel of Old San Francisco
Santa Barbara, California: Fithian Press: 1996: 1564741672 / 9781564741677: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Just a trace of wear to book and jacket. A bright, clean copy of this novel of old San Francisco in the 1870s and Frieda, daughter of Orthodox Jewish immigrants, who is torn between seeking love, adventure and a better tomorrow in the West or living in a more traditional role and helping her family through tough times. Endpapers show historical photographs from the Bancroft Library. 222 pages. Inscribed and signed to the book's previous owner by the author on the half-title page.: 07789: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Set Her on a Throne, Westcott, Jan
13 Westcott, Jan
Set Her on a Throne
Boston: Little, Brown & Company: 1972: 0316931268 / 9780316931267: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Fair: Light shelf wear. The dust jacket has a tiny amount of sticker residue, rubbing, and some small edge tears. The upper corner of the front panel has a bit of faint moisture staining. Cleans up nice in a clear Mylar protective cover now. A Polaroid of a young girl named Tiffaney in an Elvis tee shirt was found in the book. She stays with it. 235 pages. Historical novel about the life of Anne Neville, daughter of the Earl of Warwick and wife to Richard III, King of England.: 08298: 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
14 Wier, Allen
Tehano
Dallas, Texas: Southern Methodist University Press: 2006: 0870745069 / 9780870745065: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Fine: Slight lean to the spine, but clean and unmarked. A nice copy. A 716 page Texas epic, the author a former Guggenheim, NEA, and Dobie-Paisano Fellow.: 08678: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 

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