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The Forest and the Fort, Allen, Hervey
1 Allen, Hervey The Forest and the Fort
NY Farrar and Rinehart 1943 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket creased and tattered, owner name stamped on front free endpaper. 
Gray cloth binding. The first novel in Allen's planned six-part "The Disinherited" historical series, of which the author only completed three novels before his untimely death. This novel is the story of a young settler boy captured by Indians, but who later escapes back to Fort Pitt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sun of Saratoga:  A Romance of Burgoyne's Surrender, Altsheler, Joseph A.
2 Altsheler, Joseph A. The Sun of Saratoga: A Romance of Burgoyne's Surrender
NY D. Appleton & Company 1897 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, pages toned and brittle, front free endpaper removed and hinge cracked. 
Light blue decorative cloth. Appleton's Town and Country Library, No. 216. One of the prolific author's historical novels for young readers based on the Battles of Saratoga and the defeat of the British forces commanded by Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne. This first major victory by the American forces is considered to be the Turning Point in the American Revolutionary War. ; 313 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Crown of Roses, Anand, Valerie
3 Anand, Valerie Crown of Roses
NY St. Martin's Press 1989 031203315x / 9780312033156 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed. 
A sweeping historical saga of Richard III. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 404 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Faithful Lovers, Anand, Valerie
4 Anand, Valerie The Faithful Lovers
NY St. Martin's Press 1994 0312109792 / 9780312109790 First Printing Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed, remainder dot on page bottoms, else a clean, tight copy. 
Book 4 in Anand's saga of the Whitmead family, featuring Cornish native Ninian Whitmead and his Indian-born wife, Parvati, the sole survivor of a pirate shipwreck, as they are affected by the English Civil War in the 17th century. ; Bridges over Time Series; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 373 pages 
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Women of Ashdon, Anand, Valerie
5 Anand, Valerie Women of Ashdon
NY St. Martin's Press 1993 0312094175 / 9780312094171 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered, wedge missing from fore-edge of rear free endpaper, stain on page bottoms, else a clean, tight copy. 
Young Susannah Whitmead is sent away from home at an early age to be educated as the daughter of a yeoman should in 15th century England. She marries one of the local gentry, and while she doesn't fall in love with him, he does fall into a violent passion with their house, Ashdon Manor. ; Bridges over Time Series; Vol. 3; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 373 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Conqueror: a Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton, Atherton, Gertrude
6 Atherton, Gertrude The Conqueror: a Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton
NY Frederick A. Stokes 1916 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Brown decorative cloth binding with portrait of Hamilton on front boards. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Boards worn at spine extremities and corners, owner name and address on front free endpaper, front hinge tender, front flyleaf soiled, else clean and tight. Signed by Author
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 536 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Irish Beauties, Barrington, E. ; [Beck, L. Adams]
7 Barrington, E. ; [Beck, L. Adams] The Irish Beauties
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Doran 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, jacket dampstained and chipped, pages toned. 
Decorative black cloth binding. Historical fiction based on the lives of two penniless Irish sisters, Elizabeth and Maria Gunning, who were the belles of mid-18th century London. Elizabeth married the Duke of Hamilton and became the first Baroness Hamilton of Hameldon, and sister Maria married the 6th Earl of Coventry, though her continued use of arsenic and lead in various cosmetic preparations led to her death at aged 27 in 1760. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Nabob's Wife, Barstow, Phyllida
8 Barstow, Phyllida The Nabob's Wife
London Century 1988 0712608958 / 9780712608954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped. 
Author photo on rear jacket flap. An historical novel about a young Englishwoman who accepts a marriage proposal to her new husband in far-off Indian during the 19th century Maratha Wars. ; 302 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Lady Beyond the Walls, Beamish, Noel de Vic
9 Beamish, Noel de Vic Lady Beyond the Walls
London Hale 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly tattered, corners rounded, pages toned. 
An historical novel based on the life of the fair Rosemunde, the mistress of 12th century English King Henry II, who was married to Eleanor of Acquitaine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Long Portage: a Story of Ticonderoga and Lord Howe, Best, Herbert
10 Best, Herbert The Long Portage: a Story of Ticonderoga and Lord Howe
NY Viking 1948 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly wrinkled and worn at margins, one circular area of lift-off on lower spine of jacket. Illustrated by Erick Berry Signed by Author & Illustrator
Illustrated by Erick Berry (Mrs. Herbert Best) . Inscribed by the author and has illustrator's signature below his on front free endpaper. Historical fiction set during the French and Indian wars and featuring action by a young orphan, Phil, who fights as one of Roger's Rangers at the Battle of Ticonderoga. Yellow cloth binding. Photo of the husband and wife author/illustrator team on rear jacket panel. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 250 pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Wildwood Boys: A Novel, Blake, James Carlos
11 Blake, James Carlos Wildwood Boys: A Novel
NY William Morrow 2000 0380977494 / 9780380977499 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by the author on the title page, author photo. Novel of the life of "Bloody Bill", William T. Anderson, a notorious bushwhacker in the frontier Missouri territory during the Civil War and compatriot of a young Jesse James. ; 369 pages; Signed by Author 
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Twilight of the Dragon: a Novel of the Boxer Rebellion, Bourne, Peter
12 Bourne, Peter Twilight of the Dragon: a Novel of the Boxer Rebellion
NY G.P. Putnam 1954 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and tattered with some loss at head and tail of spine. 
Map endpapers. Library of Congress number 54-8708. Author photo on rear jacket panel. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Morning of a Hero, Boyce, Burke
13 Boyce, Burke Morning of a Hero
NY Harper & Row 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket lightly tattered. Signed by Author
Blue boards with navy cloth spine. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. "A novel of Washington's Tidewater Years". Library of Congress number 63-16523.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Tamarack Tree, Breslin, Howard
14 Breslin, Howard The Tamarack Tree
NY McGraw-Hill 1947 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket tattered, owner name on front pastedown endpaper. 
Grey cloth binding. Jacket art by Robert Doares. Author photo on rear jacket panel. A novel based on the 1840 visit of presidential candidate Daniel Webster to the little Vermont village of Stratton. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 378 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Eagle of Niagara: the Story of David Harper and His Indian Captivity, Brick, John
15 Brick, John Eagle of Niagara: the Story of David Harper and His Indian Captivity
Garden City, NY Doubleday and Company 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered, owner name on front flyleaf. 
Follows the adventures of a young Continental soldier captured by Joseph Brant, the leader of the Six Indian Nations, outside of Fort Stanwix. Library of Congress number 55-5578. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 253 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Year of Wonders:  A Novel of the Plague, Brooks, Geraldine
16 Brooks, Geraldine Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague
NY Viking 2001 067091021x / 9780670910212 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Smoky smelling. 
The author was a longtime foreign correspondent and wrote several interesting nonfiction titles before penning this first novel about an English town quarantined in 1666 when a bolt of infected cloth brings the plague to its residents. Brooks has also since written three great novels, March, a Civil War tale which won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, and People of the Book, about a book conservator working on a Sarajevo Haggadah, and Caleb's Crossing, based on the life of the first Native American to graduate from Harvard University. ; 308 pages 
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The Bride of Newgate, Carr, John Dickson
17 Carr, John Dickson The Bride of Newgate
NY Harper and Brothers 1950 9997405560 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket very lightly tattered. Illustrated by Paul Galdone 
Generally regarded as the first historical whodunnit novel, this book opens with Lady Caroline Ross, bathing in a tub of milk before her marriage to the dashing ex-fencing master, Dick Darwent. Unfortunately, Darwent is in Newgate Prison, awaiting the hangman...Historical fiction by the prolific American author John Dickson Carr (1906-1977) , known principally for his intricately-plotted detective novels. The Edgar Award-winner was the master of the locked room mystery, but also found time to pen many historical novels. Jacket art by Paul Galdone. Author photo in front of bookcase on rear jacket flap. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 308 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Demoniacs, Carr, John Dickson
18 Carr, John Dickson The Demoniacs
NY Harper and Row 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Smudge on front free endpaper, price inked out on front jacket flap, jacket lightly soiled and worn at spine extremities. 
Romance, intrigue, crime and the bawdiness of 18th century London feature in this novel, peppered with real-life characters, such as Laurence Sterne, John Fielding and the Bow Street Runners. Historical fiction by the prolific American author John Dickson Carr (1906-1977) , known principally for his intricately-plotted detective novels. The Edgar Award-winner was the master of the locked room mystery, but also found time to pen many historical novels. Jacket art by Frederick E. Banbery. Library of Congress number 62-15728. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 238 pages 
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Drums Against Frontenac, Chalmers, Harvey II
19 Chalmers, Harvey II Drums Against Frontenac
NY Richard R. Smith 1949 Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Corners rubbed and rounded, pages tone, front cover soiled. 
Historical fiction based on one of the final battles of the French and Indian War, the taking of Fort Frontenac by British Colonel Bradstreet. Map endpapers. Bibliography. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 440 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Dando on Delhi Ridge, Clive, William
20 Clive, William Dando on Delhi Ridge
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1971 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Map endpapers, bibliography. A novel about the Sepoy Rebellion. ; 254 pages 
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