Historical Fiction

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London, Methuen, 1948.

First edition, first impression. 8vo. Original orange cloth lettered in white. Dust-jacket, price-clipped.

The third and final volume in the author's Neustrian Cycle.


London, Nash & Grayson, 1930.

First edition. 8vo. Original blue cloth. Dust-jacket, priced 7/6.

A historical novel, set against the backdrop of the English Civil War, and it explores themes of love, loss, and redemption. Plus great dust-jacket.


London, Ivor Nicholson & Watson, 1936.

First UK edition, second printing. 8vo. Original black cloth. Dust-jacket, price redacted on inside front flap.

The author's most famous novel outside Germany, in which he describes Nazism as an epidemic and Hitler as a hysteric. However, despite Glaeser's works being put on the Nazi's hate-list for burning, the author returned to Germany from Switzerland in 1939, branding other émigré writers as traitors, and swearing an oath of allegiance to the Reich.


London, Sampson Low, Martson, Searle, & Rivington, 1891.

First UK edition. 8vo. Original pictorial cloth.

A decent first UK edition of this surprisingly scarce Verne title, an adventure novel by Jules Verne about the life of a family in Lower Canada (present-day Quebec) during the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837 and 1838 that sought an independent and democratic republic for Lower Canada.