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The Valley of the Horses (Book 2, Earth's Children)

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam Doubleday Dell: 1983-06-01

Seller ID: 020983

ISBN: 0553234811

Condition: Good


544 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Forced to leave the Clan and her young son, Ayla sets out alone to travel the frigid steppes until she finds the valley of horses. Unable to find people like herself, the Cro-Magnons, she settles there and seeks friendship elsewhere. First she adopts a young filly, then a wounded lion cub. But far to the west, two young Cro-Magnon brothers have begun a journey. One of them is Jondalar, whose destiny is bound inextricably with Ayla's.... View more info

The Plains of Passage

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1991-11-01

Seller ID: 023247

ISBN: 0553289411

Condition: Good


868 pages; spine creases, edge wear; Ayla and Jondalar leave the safety of the lands of the Mammoth Hunters and embark on a seemingly impossible journey across an entire continent. Their goal is the Cro-Magnon settlement in what is now southern France where Jondalar lived as a young man. Accompanied by the half-tame Wolf, the superb stallion, Racer, and the mare, Whinney, they brave both savage enemies and the elemental dangers of weather and terrain in their search for ... View more info

The Mammoth Hunters

By: Auel, Jean M.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1985

Seller ID: kb008620

Condition: Good


690 pp; edge wear, corners bumped; Ayla meets a new clan: the mammoth hunters. During her stay with them, Ayla and her lover, Jondar, encounter a variety of crises. The third novel in Jean M. Auel's spectacularly successful Earth's Children series. View more info

Sakkara

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $1.77

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1985-11-01

Seller ID: 027227

ISBN: 0380700913

Condition: Good


596 pages; spine and cover creasing, edge wear; Cairo, 1919. Egypt, choked by centuries of corruption and decay, is seething with rival factions battling to take control. For Mark Holt, heir to one of Cairo's ruling British families, it is a time of great excitement-and even greater danger. Trapped in a frightening web of espionage, royal intrigue and murder, Mark must fight for the glory of the country he knows and loves...and for the dazzling Egyptian woman he can't li... View more info

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Dances With Wolves

By: Blake, Michael

Price: $1.39

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Books: 1990

Seller ID: kb007181

ISBN: 0449134482

Condition: Good


313 pp. spine creasing, edge wear, some yellowing to pages; Lieutenant John Dunbar arrived at Fort Sedgewick anxious to be a good U.S. soldier. Instead, he found himself charmed by the Comanche people and, before he knew it, became one of them, loving an Indian woman and going by a new name, Dances with Wolves. View more info

Mr. Lincoln's Wars: A Novel in Thirteen Stories

By: Braver, Adam

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2004-01-20

Seller ID: 030266

ISBN: 0060081198

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; In this highly ambitious collection, Adam Braver explores Abraham Lincoln's inner life and personal turmoils -- while also reflecting on the indelible impact Lincoln had on the nation during the last year of his presidency. Braver brings the president to life, not just as the strong and resilient leader of history books but also as a grief-stricken father, heartbroken over the loss of his young son. View more info

Shirley

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Eagle Books: c1970

Seller ID: 028174

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; undated publication circa 1970; 576 pages; Struggling manufacturer Robert Moore has introduced labour saving machinery to his Yorkshire mill, arousing a ferment of unemployment and discontent among his workers. Robert considers marriage to the wealthy and independent Shirley Keeldar to solve his financial woes, yet his heart lies with his cousin Caroline. View more info

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Jane Eyre (Bantam Classics)

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Bantam Classics: 1983-10-01

Seller ID: 028426

ISBN: 0553211404

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Jane Eyre is a wildly emotional romance with a lonely heroine and a tormented Byronic hero, pathetic orphans, dark secrets, and a madwoman in the attic. When it was published in 1847, it was a great popular success. The power of the writing, the masterly handling of the narrative, and the boldly realistic style were much admired. But many found it difficult to believe that Currer Bell, the pseudonymous author, was Charlotte Bronte, a young woma... View more info

Messer Marco Polo

By: Byrne, Donn

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029323

Condition: Good


147 pp; flexible leather boards, quite worn at edges, rubbed; bookseller's label ("BRENTANO'S | Booksellers & Stationers | NEW YORK") on rear pastedown. View more info

The Huntress: A Novel (Dark Queen)

By: Carroll, Susan

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2007-07-31

Seller ID: 021750

ISBN: 0345490614

Condition: Good


490 pages; spine and cover creases, edge wear; Set during the fascinating, tumultuous reign of Englands Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I, "The Huntress" is award-winning author Carrolls richest historical novel yet. View more info

Swords & Scimitars (The Royal Pavilions Trilogy, Book 1)

By: Chaikin, Linda Lee

Price: $0.99

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Thomas Nelson Inc: 1993-10-01

Seller ID: 020348

ISBN: 0840767285

Condition: Good


320 pages; edge wear, book is bent a bit from improper storage; The first book in the enthralling Royal Pavillions Trilogy, set during the excitement and tragedy of the Crusades. Tancred Redwan, son of a Norman lord, opposes the Holy Wars. But while on a journey to discover his brother's murderer, he becomes entangled in the web of intrigue and violence that accompanies the European onslaught. View more info

Burning Bright

By: Chevalier, Tracy

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Dutton Adult: 2007

Seller ID: kb008838

ISBN: 052594978X

Condition: Very Good


311 pages; very slight shelf wear; With her fine eye for historical detail, Chevalier writes a romantic, sweeping, and thoroughly engaging story about William Blake's London. View more info

Legacy of Beulah Land

By: Coleman, Lonnie

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Dell Pub Co: 1981-01-01

Seller ID: 029085

ISBN: 044015085X

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Three generations of men and women...the masters and slaves whose sacrifice and savagery made Beulah Land the pride of the Old South...the sons and daughters whose seething passions and fierce devotion made it the pride of the New...Theirs was the desperate struggle to redeem the blood-soaked earth... Theirs the battle against treacherous usurpers lusting for the land. Spurred by wild ambitions, secret obsessions, and soaring dreams, theirs was... View more info

An Infinity of Mirrors

By: Condon, Richard

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1964

Seller ID: 025784

Condition: Good


314 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards, some soiling, small edge tears to jacket; AN INFINITY OF MIRRORS takes place between 1932 and 1944 in Paris and Berlin. A beautiful young French Jew, Paula Bernheim, and a Prussian officer, Wilhelm von Rhode, meet and fall in love.Within a few months they are married and settled in Berlin--just as Hitler's rise to power begins.The story of what happens to this young couple serves as a microcosm for the European convulsion,... View more info

Deception: A Novel of Mystery and Madness in Ancient China

By: Cooney, Eleanor; Altieri, Daniel

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1994-07-01

Seller ID: 020157

ISBN: 0380708728

Condition: Good


625 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; View more info

Gallow's Thief

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $1.77

Publisher: New York, HarperTorch: 2003-04-29

Seller ID: 026897

ISBN: 0060516283

Condition: Good


373 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; This spellbinding historical drama, set in 1820s London, surrounds a former solider of the Napoleonic Wars who is drawn to Newgate Prison, where he attempts to rescue an innocent man condemned to the gallows. View more info

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The Great Train Robbery

By: Crichton, Michael

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Knopf: 1975-05-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028401

ISBN: 0394494016

Condition: Good


corners bumped, light edge wear to boards, light soiling to boards; View more info

Song of the Axe

By: Dann, John R.

Price: $1.77

Publisher: New York, Tor Books: 2002-07-14

Seller ID: 027714

ISBN: 0812589505

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Set in 30,000 B.C.E., Eena is captured by Ka, leader of the clan of Kaan, Alor comes to her rescue, killing Ka and taking Eena as his mate. A mighty hunter, Alor is virtually invincible in battle because of his magic axe. Together Alor and Eena become the legendary Axe Man and Spear Woman. But they can't escape the shadow of Ka... View more info

The Quiet Light

By: De Wohl, Louis

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 029115

Condition: Fair


ex-library with usual markings; corners bumped, heavy edge wear to boards, bit of lean to the spine, binding shaken but intact; pages lightly age toned but clean and neat; Louis de Wohl presents a stimulating historical novel about the great St. Thomas, set against the violent background of the Italy during the Crusades. The author weaves an intricate tapestry of love, violence and piety as he brings the saint to life. View more info

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Waterlily

By: Deloria, Ella Cara

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Quality Paperback Book Club: 1996

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 028361

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; When Blue Bird and her grandmother leave their family s camp to gather beans for the long, threatening winter, they inadvertently avoid the horrible fate that befalls the rest of the family. Luckily, the two women are adopted by a nearby Dakota community and are eventually integrated into their kinship circles. Ella Cara Deloria's tale follows Blue Bird and her daughter, Waterlily, through the intricate kinship practices that created unity among her peop... View more info