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Image for Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 1999 XLIV

Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 1999 XLIV

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06594

ISBN: 0436204835

Condition: Fine


Small chip and rubbing (rear panel) to jacket. 499 pages, with Bibliography for 1998, List of Contributors, and Index. Illustrated. Contents include: German-Jewish Intellectual Development from the Late Eighteenth to the Nineteenth Century; Jewish Communities in the Nineteenth Century; Jewish Experiences in the Weimar Republic and National Socialist Germany; Jewish Refugees and Displaced Persons; and A Case Study: Mischling Desserters from the Wehrmacht and their Fate. View more info

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1200 Jahre Hainfeld: 781-1981

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hainfeld, Ortsgemeinde: 1981

Seller ID: 03288

Condition: Good


Shelf wear, corners are bumped. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Page 85-86 wrinkled at bottom, does not affect reading. Clean copy of this 1200 year history of Hainfeld, Austria. 256 pages, black & white photos. German language text. View more info

Image for Secret Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud in a Series of Letters from a Gentleman at Paris to a Nobleman in London. In Two Volumes, Volume I (One)

Secret Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud in a Series of Letters from a Gentleman at Paris to a Nobleman in London. In Two Volumes, Volume I (One)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Grolier Society:

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 05656

Condition: Very Good


Leather and paper-covered boards, raised bands on the spine with gilt decoration. Paper on the front cover starting to lift in a few spots. Moderate edge wear, bumping and rubbing. Binding tight and square. Some pages unopened (uncut at fore-edge). Edition de Luxe, limited to one thousand copies. From the Publisher's Note: "The present work contains particulars of the great Napoleon not to be found in any other publication, and forms an interesting addition to the in... View more info

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Historical Review of VASA Order of America 1896-1971

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 04757

Condition: Fine


A review of the history of the largest Swedish-American Fraternal Organization in North America. The name Vasa honors Gustav Vasa, the "George Washington" of Sweden. 206 pages. View more info

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Shopping in Style: London from the Restoration to Edwardian Elegance

By: Adburgham, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1979

Seller ID: 04263

ISBN: 0500012059

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy cloth with gilt stamping. Endpapers show some toning from the jacket's flaps. Jacket shows light wear in a few spots. 192 pages, Bibliography, Index and 174 illustrations. The author explores shoppers and shopping, shopkeepers and shopworkers, following the topographical development of London from the Restoration to the period before World War I. View more info

Image for Kontakt Amerika: Svenskamerikanskt Kulturutbyte under 100 ar Historik 1896-1996

Kontakt Amerika: Svenskamerikanskt Kulturutbyte under 100 ar Historik 1896-1996

By: Adolfson, Goran P. D.; Jagemar, Einar

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Asklepios: 1996

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 04766

ISBN: 9163040751

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. Two other signatures/inscriptions at bottom of title page, cannot make out or connect with book. View more info

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Famille Royale a la Mode de France (une semaine a` Louveciennes)

By: Andrau, Marianne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, France-Empire: 1959

Seller ID: 08268

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear and light spotting to the top edge of the page block. The dust jacket s chipped and edge-worn and protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. 291 pages. Written in French. History and genealogy of Henri of Orléans, Count of Paris (Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis Philippe d'Orléans, 1908 to 1999). View more info

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The Guillotine and the Terror

By: Arasse, Daniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane / The Penguin Press: 1989

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 08898

ISBN: 0713990082

Condition: Near Fine


Parts of the page block are a bit "wavy." Otherwise fine. 192 pages, with Notes and Appendices. Chapters organized into three parts. PART I: The Birth of the Machine, PART II: Mechanical Effects, and PART III: The Theatre of the Guillotine. Period illustrations of the guillotine and executions are reproduced. View more info

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The German Jew: A Synthesis of Judaism and Western Civilization, 1730-1930

By: Bach, H.I.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University (for the Litman Library of Jewish Civilization: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 06165

ISBN: 0197100333

Condition: Near Fine


255 pages, with Index. The history and achievement of Jews in Germany in the two centuries preceding the Nazi Era, when their contributions to German intellectual, scientific, and cultural life came to an abrupt halt. Intended more for the general reader, with highlights of the main stages of progress. Jacket illustrations, none in the text. View more info

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Das Wiener Opernhaus 1869 Bis 1945

By: Beetz, Dr. Wilhelm

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zurich, Panorama: 1949

Seller ID: 07573

Condition: Good


Edge wear, shelf wear. Some ink notation on several pages. Previous owner bookplate and place and date of acquisition--Vienna, 1950. The dust jacket is rubbed and stained and has some small nicks and tears to the edges. Protected now in a new Mylar archival cover. History of the Vienna Opera House. 254 pages followed by a section of 99 black and white plates that illustrate the text. GERMAN LANGUAGE TEXT. View more info

Image for Peasants Against Politics: Rural Organization in Britanny 1911-1967

Peasants Against Politics: Rural Organization in Britanny 1911-1967

By: Berger, Suzanne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06547

ISBN: 0674659252

Condition: Very Good


Light spotting to page edges. Jacket chipped at the head of the spine and shows light foxing. 298 pages, with Bibliography, Notes, and Index. Illustrated with tables. View more info

Image for Balkan As Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation

Balkan As Metaphor: Between Globalization and Fragmentation

By: Bjelic, Dusan I. and Obrad Savic (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, MIT Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 04799

ISBN: 0262025248

Condition: Fine


382 pages, Index. View more info

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Germany 1945 | 1954

By: Boas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Schaan-Liechtenstein, Boas International Publishing Co.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03771

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with gilt lettering/stamping. Very light wear, slightly bumped at the corners. Front free endpaper creased, a previous owner's name "whited out." Otherwise unmarked and clean. 738 pages, illustrated with numerous photos. Fold-out map (rear) of Germany in the boundaries of 1937. An account of the development of the German Federal Republic in the decade following the end of World War II. A cross-sectional look at the German economy, its businesses, and p... View more info

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The Radiant Past: Ideology and Reality in Hungary's Road to Capitalism

By: Burawoy, Michael; Lukacs, Janos

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03299

ISBN: 0226080412

Condition: Fine


215 pages, with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. View more info

Image for Banyoles, al Costat de Barcelona

Banyoles, al Costat de Barcelona

By: Casals, María; Joan Solana; and Xavier Xargay

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Ajuntament De Banyoles: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06923

Condition: Near Fine


Texto en Catalan, Frances e Ingles. Text in Catalan, French, and English (French and English translatiions found near the end of the book). Looking forward to the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, this book promotes Barcelona's smaller, neighboring town of Banyoles and its lake as the best venue for the rowing events in the Olympics. The book documents the history of the area aas well as its natural resources nd features numerous photographs to illustrate the text--both histor... View more info

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Gaelic Vision in Scottish Culture

By: Chapman, Malcolm

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Croom Helm: 1978

Seller ID: 08910

ISBN: 0856647527

Condition: Near Fine


264 pages with Notes, References, and Index. From the dust jacket, this book offers an examination of "the complex relationship between Gaelic and English spheres of life at many levels--in the life of the bilingual Gael, in the confrontation of Highland and Lowland Scotland, and in the literary expression of these." View more info

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The Economic Development of Spain

By: Davis, H. David (Editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03215

Condition: Good


Shelf wear and bumping to boards. Previous owner name on front pastedown. Jacket chipped and edge-worn. Tape repair to tear at the tail of the spine. Small tear on front panel, large chip on rear panel. 416 pages, illustrated with figures and maps. Report of a mission organized by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the request of the Government of Spain. View more info

Trails of the Troubadours

By: De Loi, Raimon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08094

Condition: Very Good


Light shelf wear and bumping to corners. One torn page found. Gift inscription to previous owner. Illustrated endpapers, some illustrations in the text. A book about the troubadours, or young poets and their poetry of love, in the south of France from 1050 to 1250. View more info

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La Cathedrale De Reims

By: Demaison, Louis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paris, Henri Laurens: 1954

Seller ID: 08624

Condition: Good


Edge wear and rubbing. Previous owner name on rear cover. Binding solid. 68 pages with Bibliography and photos/illustrations. French language text. View more info

Image for Santorino: La Citta Preistorica Di Akrotiri

Santorino: La Citta Preistorica Di Akrotiri

By: Doumas, Christos G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Hannibal:

Seller ID: 08623

Condition: Good


Edge wear and rubbing, corner creases to covers, and foxing inside front cover and facing title page. Not paginated, but about 50-60 pages, including a section of color plates. Otherwise illustrated with black and white plates. Text in Italian. View more info