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Historical Fiction From SK Books (IOBA)


Prince of the Plains

By MacMillan, Anne

Regina: School Aids & Text Book Publishing Co. Ltd., 1952. First Edition. Illustrated Cloth Covered Boards (Hardcover). Near Fine/with No dust-jacket. 21.0 cm. The book shows light rubbing to spine ends and front corners. Previous owner name neatly done on ffep. The interior is clean, tight and bright. The story is about the Currie family coming to settle in Regina(Pile of Bones) in the 1880's. The story is told thru Mort the son.


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.


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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..."