Historical Fiction from abookshop

New Arrivals

No image available

The Stranger Warrior (Signed)

by FRASER, Ian

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Dustjacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1979
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$266.05

Show Details

Description:
London: Skilton and Shaw, 1979. Bound in full red cloth, stamped in gold. No dust jacket (as published?). Signed on the title page "with the author's compliments" and at the bottom of the page, Mr. Fraser has written his mailing address in Nassau. Scarce book -- no copies on OCLC/Worldcat (or anywhere else that… Read more about this item
Item Price
A$266.05
No image available

The Mistletoe and the Sword (A Story of Roman Britain)

by SETON, Anya

Condition
Used - Very Good ++
Jacket Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition
Published
1955
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$33.45

Show Details

Description:
NY: Doubleday, 1955. Bound in yellow and gray cloth, stamped in red in illustrated dust jacket. This is the first edition (stated) of this historical fiction piece by Ms. Seton. 253 pp. One tiny nick to spine, but overall, a most acceptable first edition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good ++/Very Good +.
Item Price
A$33.45
No image available

S.: Ship of Thesus

by ABRAMS, J.J.; Doug Dorst; V.M. Straka

Condition
Used - Very Good ++
Jacket Condition
No Jacket - As Published
Edition
First Edition
Published
2013
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$144.43

Show Details

Description:
Boston: Little Brown, 2013. Bound in gray buckram, stamped in black, yellow and white. This book has everything, notes throughout, postcards, letters, faux marginalia and library stamps throughout; obit laid in. A matching slipcase. "the final novel by a prolific but enigmatic writer named V.M. Straka, in which a man with no past is shanghaied onto a… Read more about this item
Item Price
A$144.43
No image available

March

by BROOKS, Geraldine

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2005
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780670033355
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$44.09

Show Details

Description:
New York: Viking, 2005. Pulitzer Prize winner; authors second novel; 280pp. A tight, clean copy. One corner lightly bumped. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Item Price
A$44.09
No image available

The Man Who Never Returned: A Novel

by Quinn, Peter

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
2010
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781590203880
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$25.85

Show Details

Description:
NY: Overlook, 2010. Bound in black and gray boards, stamped in silver, in matching dust jacket. Tight, clean copy of the first edition of this, the author's 4th book. 333 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Item Price
A$25.85
No image available

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party and Vol. 2 : The Kingdom of the Waves (Two Volumes complete)

by ANDERSON, M. T.

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
Published
2006
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780763624026
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$83.62

Show Details

Description:
MA: Candlewick, 2006. Two Matching volumes. Volume 1 is the first edition/fifth printing, volume 2 is the first edition/first printing. Handsome two volfume set in bright unclipped dust jackets. Laid in is the NY Times Book Review. 351 pp. / 561 pp. . First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Item Price
A$83.62
No image available

The Story of Kennett

by TAYLOR, Bayard

Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
Early Reprint
Published
1933
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$53.21

Show Details

Description:
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1933. American Legion Pageant Edition bound in blue cloth, fading to edges, sans DW, Laid in is a program from the 1933 play at Longwood Gardens. 469pp.. Early Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
Item Price
A$53.21
No image available

Kepler, A Novel

by BANVILLE, John

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
VG+
Edition
First U.S. Edition
Published
1983
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780879234386
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$53.21

Show Details

Description:
Boston: David R. Godine, 1983. Minor scuffing to edges of dust jacket. Overall, an acceptable copy of this early novel by the prolific British author. 192 pp. . First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.
Item Price
A$53.21
No image available

Dance of the Tiger; a Novel of the Ice Age

by KURTEN, Bjorn

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
First U.S. Edition
Published
1980
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780394512679
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$19.76

Show Details

Description:
New York: Pantheon Books, 1980. Introduction by Stephen Jay Gould; foxing on top edge; 255pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++.
Item Price
A$19.76
No image available

The Tree of Life

by NISSENSON, Hugh

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
VG++ Price-Clipped
Edition
Early Reprint
Published
1985
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780060151430
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$21.28

Show Details

Description:
New York: Harper & Row, 1985. Early reprint in price-clipped DW; one color plate and black & white illustrations; 159pp.. Early Reprint. Hard Cover. VG++/VG++ Price-Clipped.
Item Price
A$21.28
No image available

Valley Forge; The Making of an Army

by BILL, Alfred Hoyt

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
VG
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$18.24

Show Details

Description:
New York: Harper & Brothers Reprint circa 1950's; nicks and small creases to edges of DW; 259pp.. Reprint. Hard Cover. VG+/VG.
Item Price
A$18.24
No image available

The White Way: The Commander-in-Chief Tired from the Wars Rides Home on Christmas Eve to a Festive Mount Vernon , His Mind Full of Plans . . . and Memories

by BRADFORD, Ralph

Condition
Used - VG
Jacket Condition
No Jacket (as published)
Edition
First Edition
Published
1931
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$19.76

Show Details

Description:
Washington D,C.: Judd & Detweiler, 1931. One of 625 copies bound in red cloth, with white wrap around title strip, sans DW, as published; wear to spine ends, and scratches at top of front of book near spine; 40pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/No Jacket (as published).
Item Price
A$19.76
No image available

Show Boat

by FERBER, Edna

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Facsimile Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$33.45

Show Details

Description:
Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday Facsimile of the first 1926 edition; no date; 398pp. . Facsimile Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
Item Price
A$33.45
No image available

Captain Cut-Throat

by CARR, John Dickson

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
VG+
Edition
First Edition
Published
1955
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$22.80

Show Details

Description:
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1955. Worn corners and spine ends of DW; previous owners inscription and name & date penned on ffep.; 306pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/VG+.
Item Price
A$22.80
No image available

Silver Pigs

by DAVIS, Lindsey

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
VG++
Edition
First Edition
Published
1989
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780517573631
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$60.81

Show Details

Description:
New York: Crown Publishers, 1989. The first U.S. edition of the authors first book; top front outside corner of DW crinkled, with small tear at extremity; 258pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/VG++.
Item Price
A$60.81
No image available

Monsieur

by CHALLIS, George (Max Brand)

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1926
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$144.43

Show Details

Description:
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1926. First edition bound in blue-green buckram, sans DW, with red lettering on front panel and spine; previous owners name penned on ffep.; 312pp. A most acceptable copy of this rather scarce title. . First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
Item Price
A$144.43
No image available

The Bronze Collar; A Romance of Spanish California

by FREDERICK, John (Max Brand)

Condition
Used - VG+
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1925
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$68.41

Show Details

Description:
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. Pen name of Max Brand, aka. Frederick Faust; Bound in green buckram, sans DW; minor off-setting to end-papers; small store stamp on front paste down and small store sticker on rear paste down; 337pp. Overall, a most acceptable copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG+/No Jacket.
Item Price
A$68.41
No image available

Beyond the Outpost

by MORLAND, Peter Henry (Max Brand)

Condition
Used - VG++
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Published
1925
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$83.62

Show Details

Description:
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. Pen name of Max Brand, aka Frederick Faust; Bound in dark gray buckram, sans DW; off-setting to end-papers; 354pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG++/No Jacket.
Item Price
A$83.62
No image available

Purity of Blood

by Perez-Reverte, Arturo

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
VG+
Edition
First U.S. Edition
Published
2006
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9780399153204
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$28.89

Show Details

Description:
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2006. Second "Captain Alatriste" novel; first U.S. edition; 1" sq. mark at top of front panel of DW; remainder mark on bottom edge; 267pp.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.
Item Price
A$28.89
No image available

Seedtime

by KATZ, Leo

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Published
1947
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity Available
1
Seller
Springtown, Pennsylvania, USA
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
A$27.37

Show Details

Description:
New York: Knopf, 1947. Translated by Joel Ames; 381pp. An unusually bright, clean copy in dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
Item Price
A$27.37