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1 Auel, Jean M. The Plains of Passage
New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Pub 1990 0517580497 / 9780517580493 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Jean M. Auel?s enthralling Earth?s Children series has become a literary phenomenon, beloved by readers around the world. In a brilliant novel as vividly authentic and entertaining as those that came before, Jean M. Auel returns us to the earliest days of humankind and to the captivating adventures of the courageous woman called Ayla. Heavy Wgt=1.19 kg. 
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2 Batchelor, John Calvin American Falls: A Novel
New York, NY W W Norton & Co Inc 1985 0393022110 / 9780393022117 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

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3 Dunnett, Dorothy The Unicorn Hunt
London Michael Joseph 1993 0718132114 / 9780718132118 Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
The fifth book in the House of Niccolo series.The fifth installment in Dunnett's fascinating saga of audacious, brilliant Flemish adventurer Nicholas van der Poele opens in 1478, as Nicholas, still reeling from the shock of his bride's wedding-night revelation that she is pregnant by his sworn enemy, embarks on building a new empire in Scotland. 
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4 Glendinning, Victoria Electricity: A Novel
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little, Brown & Company 1995 0316301590 / 9780316301596 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Electricity is a fast-paced novel, both funny and moving, about connections, contacts and shocks, electrical, emotional, sexual, intellectual. It is the story of a spirited young woman's adventures in the 1880's, recounted by herself with wit, candor and an intimacy of closely observed domestic and technical detail. 
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5 Karsh, Roma Endless : A Novel of Holocaust Survivors
Prescott, ON, Canada Voyageur Publishing 1997 0921842511 / 9780921842514 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 

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6 Lee, C. Y. The Second Son of Heaven : A Novel of Nineteenth-Century China
New York, NY William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1990 0688051405 / 9780688051402 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This well-researched novel traces the events of the Taiping Rebellion in China during the mid-19th century. 
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7 Michener, James A. Alaska
New York, NY. Random House 1988 0394569814 / 9780394569819 Hardcover Very Good Good+ Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Master storyteller James Michener reveals Alaska in all its awesome, sweeping majesty. From the near-forgotten past, to the highly technological present, from self-defense to self-determination, here are the men and women who tried to tame the land, seize its bounty, and lay claim to the elusive spirit that holds native and visitor spellbound. A stirring portrait of a human community living on the edge of the world, ALASKA claims a bold heritage of survival against all odds. "Michener has done a fine job....Few will escape the allure of the land and people he describes." LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK REVEIW 
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8 Michener, James A. Caribbean
New York, NY Random House 1989 0394565614 / 9780394565613 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Only Michener could so masterfully bring the turbulent, dramatic history of the beautiful Caribbean to life. Moving from the European Courts of the 15th century that first claimed the region, to the Islands themselves, we watch the emergence of splendorous sugar plantations built on the backs of slaves; the bloody and victorious uprising in Haiti in 1800; and in modern times, the spread of the Rastafarian religion, the mass exodus from Cuba following the revolution and the general discontent of Caribbean nationals. Sprinkled throughout are fascinating portraits of historical heroes as they struggle against political, economic and racial oppression. In Caribbean, James A. Michener's fascinating blend of fact and fiction brings to life the compelling, unforgettable story of a land in search of its destiny. 
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9 Michener, James A. Chesapeake: A Novel
New York, NY Random House Inc 1978 0394500792 / 9780394500799 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Once again James A. Michener brings history to life with this 400-year saga of America's great bay and its Eastern Shore. Following Edmund Steed and his remarkable family, who parallel the settling and forming of the nation, CHESAPEAKE sweeps readers from the unspoiled world of the Native Americans to the voyages of Captain John Smith, the Revolutionary War, and right up to modern times. 
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10 Michener, James A. Journey
New York, NY Random House 1989 0394578260 / 9780394578262 Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Milwaukee Journal Gold fever swept the world in 1897. The chance for untold riches sent thousands of dreamers on a perilous trek toward their fortunes, failures, or deaths. Follow four English aristocrats and their Irish servant as they misguidedly haul their dreams across cruel Canadian terrain toward the Klondike gold fields. 
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11 Michener, James A. Texas
New York, NY Random House Inc 1985 0394541545 / 9780394541549 Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Texas. A land of sprawling diversity and unparalleled richness; a dazzling chapter in the history of our nation, a place like no other on earth. Through the remarkable lives of four families, this epic saga spans four centuries and two continents and charts the dramatic formation of several great dynasties from the age of the conquistadors to the present day. A richly compelling novel of a proud people eager to meet the challenge of the land, TEXAS is James Michener's most magnificent achievement. 
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12 Otto, Whitney The Passion Dream Book : A Novel
New York, NY HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited 1997 0060178248 / 9780060178246 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
In The Passion Dream Book Whitney Otto blends fiction and history to explore the tumultuous relationship between art and the lives artists chose in the service of their art. Otto weaves a story that shifts from the Italian Renaissance to the Harlem Renaissance of 1930s America. The novel--the second from the author of the well-loved How to Make an American Quilt--opens with the story of Guilietta Marcel, a young Florentine girl who spies on the artist Michelangelo while he sculpts the "David" in his studio and aspires herself to create art. Then we jump to the 20th century, where Romy March, a descendant of Guilietta, faces a related collection of difficult choices in the quest to become an artist herself. 
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13 Palmer, William J. The Highwayman and Mr. Dickens: An Account of the Strange Events of the Medusa Murders A Secret Victorian Journal, Attributed to Wilkie Collins
New York, NY St Martins Press 1992 031208207x / 9780312082079 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Palmer's first novel united Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins in a murder investigation with London's Inspector William Field. Now the three men pursue the Medusa Murderer, a killer whose victims have been found unmarked, their faces frozen in a ghastly mask of fear. A rollicking, suspense-filled novel to curl up with and journey back in time. 
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14 Perry, Anne The Hyde Park Headsman
Toronto, ON, Canada Fawcett Columbine 1994 0449906361 / 9780449906361 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Her fourteenth mystery featuring inspector Thomas Pitt and his wife, Charlotte, is every bit as intriguing as the previous 13. Turn-of-the-century London comes vividly alive as readers follow Pitt, recently promoted to superintendent, as he struggles to solve the brutal and confounding murder of Captain the Honorable Oakley Winthrop, R. N., who's been found beheaded in Hyde Park. 
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15 Peters, Ellis St. Peter's Fair
England Warner Futura 1984 0751514004 / 9780751514001 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 

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16 Read, Piers Paul Knights of the Cross
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1997 0297818899 / 9780297818892 Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A European conspiracy and a fanatic Catholic sect are behind Piers Paul Reads superb new novel both a thriller and a love story. 
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17 Rutherfurd, Edward Sarum: The Novel of England, Library Edition
New York, New York, U.S.A. Crown Pub 1987 051756338x / 9780517563380 Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A first novel, Rutherfurd's sweeping saga of the area surrounding Stonehenge and Salisbury, England, covers 10,000 years and includes many generations of five families. 
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18 Safire, William Freedom : A Novel of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday & Company Inc. 1987 038515903x / 9780385159036 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
From the war-room of the White House to Washington's drawing rooms, from the bloody battlefields of Shiloh and Antietam to the battleships Monitor and Merrimack, the drama, the passions and the characters of the Civil War leap to life in a monumental bestseller from one of today's Washington insiders, William Safire. 
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19 Tourney, Leonard Witness of Bones
New York, NY St. Martin's Press 1992 0312083394 / 9780312083397 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Dust Jacket Included Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"Adroitly blends British history with a wonderful cast of actual and fictional characters. And the Stocks, are, always, enterprising detectives and superb guides to 16th century London." ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH As Queen Elizabeth lays dying, there is a plot afoot to unseat her principle advisor, Sir Robert Cecil . Merchant-constable Matthew Stock's considers Sir Robert his master, and, determined to help his lord in any way, Matthew is lured to a murder scene--and the bloody knife next to the body turns out to be his own. Only the industrious and clever Joan Stock, Matthew's steadfast wife, is a liberty to save his neck from the gallows, that is until the plotters turn toward her--aiming to rid themselves of the one body who stands in their way.... 
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