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The Other Queen

By: Gregory, Philippa

Price: $5.79

Publisher: New York, Touchstone Book / Simon & Schuster: 2009

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 607399

ISBN: 1416549145

Condition: Near Fine


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Includes Reading Group Guide . 440 pages. Mary, Queen of Scots, is placed under house arrest with the newly-married Bess of Hardwick and the Earl of Shrewsbury, but fights to regain her kingdom and more. Mary is Queen of Scotland but she has been forced to flee her land and take refuge in an England that is ruled by her cousin Elizabeth. But England, precarious in its Protestant state, set against the mighty powers of Spain, France and Rome, doesn't need a charismatic Catholic figurehead at large. So Elizabeth's chief advisor, Cecil, devi... View more info

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The King's Curse

By: Gregory, Philippa

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, A Touchstone Book / Simon & Schustern: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 609006

ISBN: 1451626118

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Navy boards and navy spine imprinted in gold with title and author.I llustrated endpapers. Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 . 612 pages. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII’s stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England.Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII’s claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of G... View more info

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The White Queen

By: Gregory, Phillippa

Price: $19.99

Publisher: New York, Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608996

ISBN: 1416563687

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Gold boards with black spine imprinted ingold with title and author. Deckle-edged pages Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Genealogical table. 415 pages. The inspiration for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings to life the extraordinary story of Elizabeth Woodville, a woman who rises from obscurity to become Queen of England, and changes the course of history forever.Elizabeth Woodville is a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition. Her mother is Jacquetta,... View more info

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A Different Kind of Christmas

By: Haley, Alex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1988.

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608299

ISBN: 0385260431

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


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The Great Fire: A Novel

By: Hazzard, Shirley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601790

ISBN: 0374166447

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Ecru boards with light tan spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Stated First Edition: 2003 with full number line.. 0.8 x 9.1 x 6.1 Inches. 288 pages. In war-torn Asia and stricken Europe, men and women, still young but veterans of harsh experience, must reinvent their lives and expectations, and learn, from their past, to dream again. Some will fulfill their destinies, others will falter. At the center of the story, a brave and brilliant soldier finds that survival and worldly achievement are not enough. His counterpart, a young girl living in ... View more info

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Deliverance From Evil: A Novel of the Salem Witch Trials

By: Hill, Frances

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607292

ISBN: 1590204700

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


320 pages. Salem, Massachusetts, Winter 1692: In the parsonage of Reverend Samuel Parris, two young girls are seated by the fire and play at fortune-telling as snow falls softly outside. What starts as a game sends one of the girls into a hysterical trance, and a small town begins its descent into madness. Accusations of witchcraft would destroy lives and old scores would be settled. Over 150 people would be arrested and imprisoned, with even more accused of consorting with the devil. In "Deliverance from Evil," Frances Hill brings her deep historical and political understanding togeth... View more info

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Primrose Past: The 1848 Journal of Young Lady Primrose

By: Hunt, Caroline Rose

Price: $6.05

Publisher: New York, Regan Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 604488

ISBN: 0060394137

Condition: Very Good+


Edgewear; remainder mark at bottom of text block. Genealogical table (fictional). Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Deckle-edged pages. 250 pages. Primrose Past recreates, with rare authenticity and engaging spirit, the diary of a young girl growing up in Victorian England -- a time of simple manners and values, when life was lived slowly and morals were passed on from generation to generation through homilies and by example. The young lady of the story -- fifteen years of age in 1848, the year of the journal -- narrates in a fresh and endearing voice a year in the life of a Vic... View more info

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Echo House

By: Just, Ward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600273

ISBN: 0395856973

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Dark gray boards with black spine imprinted in gold with title and Dark gray endpapers. Deckle-edged pages. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . . 328 pages. An epic chronicle of American politics and influence chronicles the story of the Behl family, three powerful generations of men in Washington, D.C., as they pursue power, money, and women and strive to protect their many dangerous secrets. View more info

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Chronicles of a Texas Pioneer

By: Love, Marie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Stevenson Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 609041

ISBN: 0894820397

Condition: Fine


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Stein House

By: McIlvain, Myra Hargrave

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, IUniverse: 2013

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 608173

ISBN: 1491709545

Condition: As New


Inscribed "For Mary, A True Southern Belle", dated and SIGNED by the AUTHOR; includes bookmark specific to this book . 288 pages. Signed by Author. After three long months at sea, Helga Heinrich and her four children sail into the thriving Indianola seaport on the Texas coast in 1853 to begin their new life. They are determined to overcome the memory and haunting legacy of Max, her husband and their papa, who drowned in a drunken leap from the dock as their ship pulled away from the German port. Helga is anxious to be reunited with her sister Amelia, and she's grateful her wealthy brot... View more info

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Landsman: A Novel

By: Melman, Peter Charles

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, Counterpoint: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601990

ISBN: 1582433674

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Dust jacket protected with a removable Brodart cover. Dark gray boards with cranberry spine imprinted in silver with title and author. $24.95 original publisher's price on inside front flap of dust jacket. Map of New Orleans on endpapers. First Edition with full number line. Deckle-edged pages. The author's debut novel.. 1.3 x 9.1 x 5.9 Inches. 336 pages. In the summer of 1853, in Lafayette City, Louisiana, eleven-year-old Elias Abrams loses his mother to yellow fever. Grief-stricken and alone, he becomes embroiled in the street life of New Orleans. After Elias is falsely accused of a cri... View more info

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Mexico

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605612

ISBN: 0679416498

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Gold boards with author's initials in decorative motif with maroon spine imprinted with title and author in gold, Map of Mexico on endpapers. Random House number line beginning with 2 . 625 pages. In the tradition of Alaska, Texas, and Poland, a stirring, epic novel that brings to life 1,500 turbulent years of Mexican history, as seen through the eyes of an American journalist with Mexican ancestors View more info

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The Fencing Master

By: Perez-Reverte, Arturo

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601865

ISBN: 0151001812

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected with a removable Brodart cover. First Edition with letter sequence line. . 1.39 x 9.29 x 6.28 Inches. 256 pages. A request from a mysterious woman draws fencing master Don Jaime into a dangerous plot involving seduction, political intrigue, top-secret documents, and murder, in a historical mystery set against the turbulent backdrop of 1868 Madrid. View more info

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The Egyptologist

By: Phillips, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 600296

ISBN: 1400062500

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Black boards with author's initials and red spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Stated First Edition with full number line 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 383 pages. Obsessed Oxford-educated Egyptologist Ralph Trilipush risks his professional reputation and his fiance's fortune on a search for the tomb of an apocryphal pharaoh, while an Australian detective embarks on a global search for a murderer, two quests that culminate in an explosive confrontation. View more info

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The Devil in Buenos Aires: A Novel

By: Powell, Lily

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Guilford, The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 601321

ISBN: 1592282997

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


0.98 x 9.3 x 5.98 Inches. 256 pages. When young German Jew Antonie Herrnfeld arrives in Buenos Aires on the eve of the Holocaust, she is plunged into a complicated tangle of spies and counter spies.Shortly after her arrival, Stefan von der Heiden, a Nazi diplomat stationed in Buenos Aires, seeks to recruit her as a spy. He dangles a forceful incentive: the lives of her parents, still in Germany. The British, meanwhile, tell her that her parents are dead. She is soon working as a double agent for the Allies, threading her way through Buenos Aires's underworld-its bordellos, back rooms, and beer... View more info

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Tidewater Dynasty: The Lees of Stratford Hall

By: Roberts, Carey; Seely, Rebecca

Price: $10.95

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605427

ISBN: 0151902941

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Pages 96-97 are toned. Genealogical table; map on end papers . 436 pages. From Tom Lee to Robert E. Lee, who made the fateful decision to turn from the nation he loved to defend the state he loved more, the Lees of Virginia dominated both their local and our national landscape. View more info

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Tales of Travis Hawkins McCleod: A Texan in the War Between the States

By: Roberts, Dale

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Outskirts Press, Inc.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 607046

ISBN: 1432717723

Condition: Fine


Inscribed "To ____ and ____ _____ Our very Good friends and true daughter & son of the South May God bless you" SIGNED by the AUTHOR. 285 pages. Signed by Author View more info

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London: The Novel

By: Rutherfurd, Edward

Price: $9.45

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2005

Our Product Number: 608264

ISBN: 0345455681

Condition: Fine


5 maps; Genealogical table (fictional?) . 1126 pages. Now in paperback, a sweeping fictional history of a great city spans two thousand years and the lives of members of seven extraordinary families, chronicling the evolution of London from its primitive beginnings, through Roman occupation and the Elizabethan period, to the present day. View more info

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China Dolls

By: See, Lisa

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2015

Edition: 1st Random House Trade Edition

Our Product Number: 608270

ISBN: 0812982827

Condition: New


Remainder dot on bottom of text block. Full number line 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1 . 401 pages View more info

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The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel

By: Setterfield, Diane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Washington Square Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 606302

ISBN: 0743298039

Condition: Near Fine


No spine crease. Includes a Readers Club Guide. . 432 pages. Sometimes, when you open the door to the past, what you confront is your destiny. Reclusive author Vida Winter, famous for her collection of twelve enchanting stories, has spent the past six decades penning a series of alternate lives for herself. Now old and ailing, she is ready to reveal the truth about her extraordinary existence and the violent and tragic past she has kept secret for so long. Calling on Margaret Lea, a young biographer troubled by her own painful history, Vida disinters the life she meant to bury for good. Margar... View more info