Category: HISTORICAL FICTION

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Everyman for Himself

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: $22.00

Publisher: UK, Duckworth: 1996

Seller ID: 010141


224 perfect white pp hold the plot of this novel & if after reading you're inclined to a more detailed look at the ship herself we have several books along those lines & even a "Titanic Lifeboat Crew" t-shirt! review >>> This was simply brilliant. The writing was so powerful I had tears in my eys at the end. I thought the plot was very clever. Frequently (but not too frequently) it foreshadowed the end, but in a subtle and poignant way. The characters were also... View more info

Travelling Heroes Greeks and Their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer

By: Fox, Robin Lane

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 008925


504 densely packed pp plus index, remainder mark at bottom. This remarkable and original book proposes a new way of thinking about the Greeks and their myths in the age of the great Homeric hymns. It combines a lifetime's familiarity with Greek literature and history with the latest archeological discoveries and the author's own journeys to the main sites in the story to describe how particular Greeks of the eighth century BC travelled east and west around the Mediterran... View more info

Patrol to Benghazi

By: Landsborough, Gordon

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1959

Seller ID: 008644


Inscription on first blank page. 195p, clean internally & well-bound, foxing to endpapers. dj has a small section missing & creasing to top. This novel thrillingly encapsulates the feats of courage in desert warfare. View more info

PORIUS A Romance of the Dark Ages

By: Powys Cowper John

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Macdonald, London: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008074


Book is in good condition with clean pages, name in front, novel set in the year A.D.499 when King Arthur was seeking to persuade the people of Britain to forget their tribal and religious differences and unite in repelling the barbaric Saxon invaders. Very well researched and presentation of the period. Dust Jacket has small chips and one tear, else is a good copy in plastic cover. View more info

Jack Brown in China; A Story of the Russo-Japanese War

By: Strang, Herbert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Humphrey Milford: 1938

Seller ID: 008708


368pp, foxing thru but not a distraction, foxing to compressed pp edges, cover illus bright. View more info