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FICTION: HISTORICAL

FICTION: HISTORICAL

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1 AINSWORTH, W. HARRISON Windsor Castle. An Historical Romance.
1844 hardback 
London: Henry Colburn, 1844. New edition. 8vo; half calf; marbled boards, endpapers and edges; xii,324 pages including index. Illustrated by George Cruikshank and Tony Johannot. With designs on wood, by W. Alfred Delamotte. Boards lightly rubbed, one gathering loose, text and plates foxed and thumbed. 
Price: 50.00 EUR
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2 BARING, MAURICE In My End is My Beginning.
1931 hardback 
London: William Heinemann, 1931. 1st edition.8vo, cloth gilt, frontispiece, xvi,332 pages including bibliography. Top of spine snagged, covers marked, corners and edges worn, inscription on front endpapers, hinges cracked between pages 112 and 113. Good. Mary Queen of Scots. 
Price: 6.00 EUR
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3 BARNES, MARGARET CAMPBELL Brief Gaudy Hour. A Novel of Anne Boleyn.
1949 hardback 
London: Macdonald, 1949. 1st edition. 8vo, cloth, 336 pages. Edges rubbed. Good.  
Price: 7.62 EUR
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4 BRIDGE, ANN Frontier Passage. A Novel.
Chatto & Windus 1942 hardback with dustwrapper 
London: Chatto and Windus, 1942. 1st edition. 12mo, cloth, 250 pages. Tips of corners bumped; edges of leaves spotted; former owner's name. Dustwrapper sunned and slightly soiled, with wear at spine ends and corners, missing a triangular piece at head of spine.Set during the Spanish Civil War, in the Basque country, French and Spanish, and featuring James Milcom, 'a brilliant moody Irish correspondent'. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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5 BUECHNER, FREDERICK Brendan.
Atheneum 1987 hardback with dustwrapper 
New York: Atheneum, 1987. 1st edition. ISBN:0689119054 8vo, cloth-backed boards, 240 pages. Very good in very good dustwrapper, except that covers are attached upside-down to text block.A novel based on Saint Brendan the Navigator. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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6 CANAWAY, W.H. The Ring-Givers.
Penguin 1961 paperback 
Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1961. 1st Penguin edition. 'The story of Beowulf the Great, known as the hero of the greatest of Old English epics.' Paperback, 218 pages. Spine slightly creased; base of spine a little rubbed. Good. 
Price: 1.00 EUR
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7 CHARLES, ELIZABETH (NEE RUNDLE) Joan the Maid: Deliverer of England and France. A Story of the Fifteeneth Century done into Modern English. By the Author of 'Chronicles of the Schönberg-Cotta Family'.
1880 hardback 
London: Nelson, 1880. Cr8vo, cloth gilt, 318 pages. Slight lean, with a little wear at spine ends and tips of corners; prelims foxed; former owner's name. Generally very good and bright.  
Price: 20.00 EUR
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8 CHRISTIE, DOUGLAS Terry of Tangistan. A Story of the N.W. Frontier.
Rich & Cowan 1934 hardback 
London: Rich & Cowan, 1934. 12mo, quarter leather, 288 pages. Ex-British Sailors' Society Ocean Libraries, with gilt stamp on spine and labels (ships: SS Northcornwall, SS Lustrous, SS Ardanbohn, SS Andania, SS Normandie, SS Carnalea). Covers stains, with wear at corners; spine ends rubbed; lean; former owner's details; text grubby. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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9 CHRISTIE, DOUGLAS Trouble on the Frontier.
Rich & Cowan 1935 hardback 
London: Rich & Cowan, 1935. 12mo, cloth, 278 pages. Spine lightly rubbed and creased; tips of corners worn; edges of leaves and prelims foxed. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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10 CLEARY, JON A Very Private War.
hardback with dustwrapper 
Sydney/London: Collins, 1980. 1st edition. 8vo, boards, 276 pages. Very good in dustwrapper. [Asian Theatre of WW II] 
Price: 7.62 EUR
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11 COSTAIN, THOMAS B. The Tontine.
1956 hardback with dustwrapper 
London: Collins, 1956. 1st UK edition. 8vo, boards, 928 pages. Foxed; otherwise good in frayed Harry Toothill dustwrapper. Heavy - may require extra postage.19th century London, America, Jamaica, Bermuda. 
Price: 6.00 EUR
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12 CRABB, ALFRED LELAND Lodging at the Saint Cloud. A Tale of Occupied Nashville.
hardback with dustwrapper 
Dublin / London: National Press, undated. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, 255 pages. Endpaper maps. Top and bottom edges discoloured; otherwise very good in frayed dustwrapper, missing a small chip at top of spine. 
Price: 9.00 EUR
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13 DIVER, MAUD Far to Seek. A Romance of England and India.
hardback 
Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1925. Popular Edition. F'cap 8vo, boards, 452 pages. Bottom edge a little rubbed; otherwise near fine. *Partly set in Lahore, at the time of the outbreak, in April nineteen nineteen. 
Price: 12.07 EUR
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14 DORSEY, ANNA H. (MRS) Tears on the Diadem.
1896 hardback 
New York: P.J. Kennedy, 1896. Cr8vo, cloth, 160 pages + publisher's catalogue. Spine and covers rubbed; two blank endpapers missing, hinges cracked between pages 136 and 137, good. [A tale of the white rose of York and the red rose of Lancaster]. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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15 DUMAS, ALEXANDRE Louise de la Valliere.
hardback 
London: Collins, 1964. A D'Artagnan romance, with introduction by Sidney Dark. 12mo, cloth, 607 pages including bibliography. Covers lightly stained; otherwise very good. 
Price: 4.00 EUR
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16 DUMAS, ALEXANDRE Louise de la Valliere.
Robert Hayes hardback 
London: Robert Hayes, undated. 12mo, cloth, 459 pages. Spine sunned; covers a little stained, with some edgewear; front hinges cracked; text browned. 
Price: 3.00 EUR
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17 DUMAS, ALEXANDRE Marguerite de Valois.
hardback 
London: Collins, nd. Sm8vo, cloth, coloured frontispiece and black-and-white illustrations by Malcolm Patterson, 582 pages. Spine snagged and faded; covers stained and rubbed; hinges cracked, with some consequent looseness of covers. Fairly good. (A Marguerite de Valois romance)  
Price: 6.35 EUR
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18 DUMAS, ALEXANDRE Taking the Bastille.
hardback 
London: King, nd. A Marie Antoinette romance. 8vo, blind-stamped cloth gilt, 501 pages plus 31 page publisher's catalogue. Spine ends and corners worn; hinges cracked; impressed address. Good.  
Price: 9.53 EUR
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19 DUMAS, ALEXANDRE The Man in the Iron Mask.
hardback 
London: Collins, nd. Sm8vo, cloth, xvi,670 pages, frontispiece and illustrations by Malcolm Patterson. Spine faded; one corner bumped. Quite good. *A D'Artagnan romance.  
Price: 7.62 EUR
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20 DUMAS, ALEXANDRE The Three Musketeers.
hardback 
London: Collins Clear-Type Press, nd. A D'Artagnan romance, set in 17th century France. Sm8vo, cloth titled gilt, 752 pages. Spine ends and corners slightly rubbed; otherwise very good.  
Price: 6.99 EUR
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