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Literature:Fiction:Historical

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A Tale of Hate and Pity, Abdanath, Joshua
1 Abdanath, Joshua A Tale of Hate and Pity
London Phoenix House 1951 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
254 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dw. Small hole and some rubbing to backstrip panel, the ends of which are chipped. Creasing and smudges to lower panel. Edgewear to unbumped brown cloth boards. Creasing to spine. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown, some pencil marks to eps. Internally solidly bound with occasional splotches. 
Price: 32.00 AUD
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The Disputed Crown, Anand, Valerie
2 Anand, Valerie The Disputed Crown
New York Scribners 1982 0684176297 / 9780684176291 First U.S. Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + Octavo 
xx, 297 pp. Extremely light wear to upper edge of unclipped dw. Edges of text block lightly yellowed. Faint splotches to lower edge of text block. Internally bright, clean and tightly bound. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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The Norman Pretender, Anand, Valerie
3 Anand, Valerie The Norman Pretender
New York Scribners 1979 0684160994 / 9780684160993 First U.S. Hard Cover Good + Good + Octavo 
xiii, 410 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dw. Bump to upper rear corner. A little scuffing and discolouration to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Malinche: A Novel, Esquivel, Laura
4 Esquivel, Laura Malinche: A Novel
New York Atria Books 2006 074329033X / 9780743290333 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Small Octavo 
191 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing to upper edge of text block. Deckle edges. Bibliography. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The King Liveth, Farnol, Jeffery
5 Farnol, Jeffery The King Liveth
London Sampson Low Cloth Good Fair Small Octavo 
n.d., c.1944. 'Colonial Edition'. Foxing to page edges, blue boards worn at top and bottom edges. Mylar-protected dustjacket is worn, with chips missing on spine and back corner, but the pictorial front of the jacket is in good condition. "Readers will not fail to detect innumerable resemblances between the England of the Ninth Century, the period of this romance, and that part of the Twentieth Century which opened in the Autumn of 1939. Thus, notwithstanding the very long interval between the Ninth Century and the Twentieth Century, there are times when this story seems to be almost topical." 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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The Buchan Papers, Jones, J.D.F.
6 Jones, J.D.F. The Buchan Papers
London The Harvill Press 1996 1860461808 / 9781860461804 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
249 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A few stains and shallow dents to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Frontis map. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Here Was a Man: A Romantic History of Sir Walter Raleigh, his voyages, his discoveries, and his Queen, Lofts, Norah
7 Lofts, Norah Here Was a Man: A Romantic History of Sir Walter Raleigh, his voyages, his discoveries, and his Queen
Sydney Invincible Press Cloth Good No Jacket Octavo 
253 pp. Light general wear to blue cloth boards and eps. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Bookseller's sticker to ffep. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Crows of War: A Novel of Maiden Castle, Rayson, Steven
8 Rayson, Steven The Crows of War: A Novel of Maiden Castle
London Gollancz 1974 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
269 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dj, including short tears to front corners. Spine slightly canted. Faint foxing to edges of text block. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w maps. Historical novel, set against a background of warring Celts and Romans. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Lost Lands, Vansittart, Peter
9 Vansittart, Peter The Lost Lands
London Macmillan & Co 1964 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Fair Octavo 
276 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dj, including rubbing and abrasion (sticker has been roughly removed across the spine near the heel. Light foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Historical novel, "14th-century Europe where in the perpetual political struggle the Templars face the Inquisition, and feudal barons are opposed to new social and economic forces". 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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