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Historical Fiction From SK Books (IOBA)


The Medici Guns

By Martin Woodhouse and Robert Ross

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1975. First American Edition. 1/4 Cloth with Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a very good dust jacket. 24.0 cm. The jacket has a couple of short closed tears, the spine is sunned, with light bumping at head. There is a library sale stamp on ffep, otherwise the interior is clean, bright and tight. blurb: Only a brilliant, daring gambit could save Florence, and Lorenzo de Medici had placed its fate in the hands of an imperious amateur: Leonardo da Vinci.


One Man's Bible
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One Man's Bible

By Xingjian, Gao

New York: Harper Collins, 2002. First American Edition. Half-Cloth Paper Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 23.5 cm. The book shows shelf wear and light bumping to heel of spine. Otherwise a very handsome copy. This is a fictionalized account of Gao Xingjian's life in China, during the revolution under Mao Zedong.


The Moor's Last Sigh

By Rushdie, Salman

Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 1995. First Canadian Edition. Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/in a near fine dust jacket. 24.0 cm. Jacket is covered with mylar, in near fine condition. Book has a sight roll and light bumping to spine otherwise near fine. blurb: ""Mine is the story of the fall from grace of a high-born crossbreed...""