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Historical Fiction

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Historical Fiction

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Earth is the Lord's, The, Caldwell, Taylor
1 Caldwell, Taylor Earth is the Lord's, The
U.S. Bantam Giant. #A956. Second Bantam Book Edition. Mass Market Paperback. About Very Good. 
January, 1952. $.50 is the original price. 570 pages. Light medium beige paper Tight binding.
Front Cover: Light edge wear and a few marks from holding the book.
Spine: Edge wear, a crease from book opening and a 3" tear at the top right side.
Back Cover: Edge wear and a couple of light creases. Nothing much.
Story: An historical novel about Temujin, otherwise known as Genghis Khan (King Ghengis). 004580 
Price: 12.50 USD
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White Queen, The, Gregory, Philippa
2 Gregory, Philippa White Queen, The
1958 Simon and Schuster (Touchstone). 1416563695 / 9781416563693 First Touchstone Book Edition. Large 8" x 5" Paperback. Fine Minus. 
       April, 2010. $17.95 is the original Canadian price. 445 pages plus Advertising. The book includes a Geneology, where battles were won by both sides of The War of the Roses (white and red). A Bibliography, Reader's Guide for any discussion groups and a brief Biog. of the women of both sides of the battles.White paper. Tight binding.
In General: Minor wear's on the edges of both Covers. Nothing much, though.
Story: Historical fiction about the Wars of the Roses. Each side chose a rose as their Symbol. One was white and the other was red. The Peasants mostly did the dying in those wars, as usual. Also involved in the Story is the murder of the two young Royal boys in The Tower of London. I still remember the Story from when I was a young person reading about suspicions that "Crookback" Richard had had them killed. One day when we have Time Travel we can secretly go back and watch what actually happened and possibly record it. 005053 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Until the Sun Falls, Holland, Cecilia
3 Holland, Cecilia Until the Sun Falls
Canada. Pocket Books. #77217. Third Pocket Book Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. 
October, 1970. $.95 is the original price. 478 pages. Tight binding. Light beige paper. Red colour's on the edges. The first page's clipped at the right corner.Contains: A couple of maps and a brief Introduction to the Geneology of Kubla, the Khan.
In General: A " corner bend's on the Front Cover and there are the usual three creases at the middle of the Spine from book opening. Some indents from opening the book are on both Covers.
Story: This is a Tale about General Psin who led his Mongol Armies westward and almost conquered all of Europe before being stopped by the Hungarians at a famous battle. 004626 
Price: 63.50 USD
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Wind in His Fists, The, Jennings. John
4 Jennings. John Wind in His Fists, The
U.S. Popular Library. #2046. First Popular Library Eagle Bks. Ed. About Very Good. 
December, 1963. 333 pages plus Advertising. Light beige paper. Tight binding. Green colour on the edges with two small beige spots at the bottom.
Front Cover: A few indents, a bit of edge wear at the bottom and a " tear's at the Spine side.
Spine: A bit of wear's at the bottom edge. The manufactured binding wasn't quite perfect so it left a sight ridge at the left and right edges.
Back Cover: The manufacturing 's sightly off so a small bit of Cover's not qute lined up with the edges of the pages.
Story: An historical Romance. 004536 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Tree of Liberty, The, Page, Elizabeth
5 Page, Elizabeth Tree of Liberty, The
U.S. Popular Library Eagle Book. 1939 #125-44. Possible (Probably) First Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Fine. 
       $1.25 is the original price. 863 pages which includes several pages of Ackowlegements. Light medium beige paper. Red colour on the edges with a date stamped on the top edge. Tight binding which is good, considering this is such a thick book.
Front Cover: Two light 1" slanted creases from book opening are at the bottom of the right edge and a slightly creased bottom corner. Nothing much.
Spine: Several creases from opening the book because this is such a thick volume. A couple of the creases are probably from manufacturing.
Back Cover: Three faint scratches which are beside the middle of the left edge. Nothing much.
Story: An Historical Novel of Eighteenth Century American Frontier days. Note: This is a heavy, thick book which probably requires some extra postage. We'll decide what to do when the time comes to ship. 004650 
Price: 38.50 USD
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Solomon and Sheba, Williams, Jay
6 Williams, Jay Solomon and Sheba
Canada. Bantam Books. #A1958. First Bantam Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good Plus. Water Tchd. 
November, 1959. $.35 is the original price. 170 pages. Light beige paper. Tight binding. Yellow colour on the edges.
Front Cover: A couple of creases are at the top right corner and two " ones are at the bottom right. A few small bits of edge wear are at the bottom of the Cover at the Spine side and there are a few gentle rolls at the Spine side.
Spine: The usual light crease from book opening and indications that the Spine was lightly touched by water. Nothing much.
Back Cover: One crease's at the bottom left corner and a couple of very small ones are at the top at the Spine side
In General: A previous Owner wrote his name at the top of the first page.
Story: Historical fiction. I could be mistaken but it seems to me that the Author of this book speciallizes in raunchy literature but he's a good Author. Most of you probaby know the Story about these two and the Idiot husand who was married to Sheba before Solomon entered the picture. Yessiree, Bob. A movie was made with Gregory Peck as Solomon, as I recall. (Everyone else keeps mentioning the Yul Brynner version.) 004584 
Price: 11.50 USD
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