1940s - 1950s Historical Romance Novels - European settings - vintage book club edition
Four vintage 1940s and 1950s historical romance novels with European settings. Fabulous illustrated dust jackets. Book club editions.
The Burnished Blade by Lawrence Schoonover, 1949, The Macmillan Co. The story of an apprentice armourer in France at the dawn of the Renaissance. (This book has a slightly musty smell)
The Spider King by Lawrence Schoonover, 1954, The Macmillan Co. A biographical novel of Louis XI of France.
Captain From Castile by Samuel Shellabarger, 1945, LIttle, Brown and Co. The thrilling adventure of red-haired hidalgo Pedro de Vargas in the New World.
The Prince of Foxes by Samuel Shellabarger, 1947, The Sun Dial Press. The story of the mysterious Italian lord Andrea Orsini in the lusty, enterprising, violent and creative era known as the Renaissance.
COVER CONDITION: very good vintage condition
PAGE CONDITION: clean, appropriate aging
BINDING CONDITION: tight
BOOK JACKET: all show signs of shelf wear, with small tears and bends
OVERALL CONDITION: Very Good. Books have the classic old library smell, but there is no mildew or foxing.
This is a vintage item. It has been used and loved and it has a history. Please examine photos carefully and ask questions, as we are unable to accept returns or exchanges.