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The Social History of Rome

By: Alfoldy, Geza

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London & Sydney, Croom Helm: 1984

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 14605

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 224mm x 140mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xi prelims, 251pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Exterior just a little bumped, minimal wear to block edges, yellow highlights to a handful of pages , else clean and tight. Dustwrapper has been handled over years, general light wear and indentations, worn sticker on spine. First published in Germany in 1975, this is an excellent little social history of Rome, with emphasis on the Imperial period, in... View more info

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The German Cooperative System - Its History, Structure & Strength

By: Aschhoff, Dr. Gunther ; Henningsen, Eckart

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Fritz Knapp Verlag: 1996

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 14443

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 240mm x 165mm grey cloth boards, black titles, second edition, 228pp. plus index, Very Good/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Revised, post-reunification edition of dry, footnoted account of the commercial-industrial cooperative system in the German Federal Republic. Catalogue: Business. Keywords: Germany, industry, union, management View more info

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The Secret Purposes

By: Baddiel, David

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11922

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 240mm x 155mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 408pp. Good +/Good +. Spine and boards bumped, tanning to edges of top 1/4 of block, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper has some edgewear and evidence of handling. Third novel by celebrity Jewish comedian and broadcaster is set in the little-known world of internment camps on the Isle of Man for Jewish refugees from Germany in WW2. Catalogue: Literature and novels. Keywords: holocaust, refuge... View more info

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The Fall of Fortresses - A Personal Account of One of the Most Daring - and Deadly - Air Battles of the Second World War

By: Bendiner, Elmer

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1981

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14562

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 222mm x 144mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 258+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is clean and tight with minimal wear. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. First UK edition of Elmer Bendiner's account of the 1943 Schweinfurt bombing raids over Germany in which he took part. Catalogue: Aircraft. Keywords: B-17, Fortress, ball-bearing, USAAF View more info

In The Ruins of the Reich

By: Botting, Douglas

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1985

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17177

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 220mm x 137mm black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 248+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is tight and clean with little or no wear. Dustwrapper is clean with no obvious imperfections. Harrowing account of the chaos that was Germany in the immediate aftermath of WW2. Catalogue: Military History. Keywords: Berlin, Allies, refugees, airlift View more info

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Albrecht Durer - His Life and Work

By: Brion, Marcel

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1964

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 15553

Condition: Good


Paperback, 207mm x 147mm , 320pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Paperback has been well read, block edges now grubby with foxing, corners curled, pages clean overall. Excellent account of the acheivement of a Renaissance-era German artist, in translation from the author's French by James Cleugh, with 145 illustrations, 59 in colour. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Renaissance, Germany, hare, monogram View more info

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Armageddon Ost - The German Defeat on the Eastern Front 1944-5

By: Cornish, Nik

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hersham, Ian Allan: 2006

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15907

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 260mm x 206mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 160pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is clean and tight with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear. Excellent account of the apocalyptic conflict between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in the final year of WW2, in three-column text with extensive photographic illustration throughout. Catalogue: Mi... View more info

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Violent Murders

By: Dunning, John

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mulberry Editions: 1992

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9550

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 237mm x 157mm decorated boards, xxiv prelims, 248pp. Good +++/Good +++. Tight and clean save for some foxing to block edges, inner boards and endpapers, some tanning also to edges. Dustwrapper is clean and bright, though creased at base of spine. Originally published in Britain in 1977 as "Truly Murderous," this is a collection of accounts of fifteen such crimes - mostly in Germany. Introduced by Colin Wilson. Catalogue: True Crime. Keywords: Murder,... View more info

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Writings on Theatre & Drama

By: Durrenmatt, Friedrich

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1976

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 1151

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 204mm x 132mm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 183pp. Good +++/Good +++. Previous owner's name. Spine and boards a little bumped, some pencil notings to perhaps 10% of pages, book otherwise clean and tight. Dustwrapper has a little light chipping at edges but basically clean and presentable. First English edition of a fine collection of essays by an eminent German playwright, in translation by H.M. Waidson with an Introduction by same. Catalogue: T... View more info

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Luther - An introduction to his thought

By: Ebeling, Gerhard

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1970

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 12266

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 215mm x 137mm grey cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 287pp. plus index, Good +/Good +. Book has been handled and has a little surface damage at base of spine only. Else tight and clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some light wear to rear, with chipping and a little loss at base of spine. Else clean and presentable. First published in Germany in 1964, this is an excellent theological overview of the thought of Luther, in English translation by R.A. Wil... View more info

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By River, Stream and Loch - Thirty Years with a Trout Rod

By: Haldane, A.R.B.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16159

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 224mm x 144mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 163pp. Illustrations by Helen Monro Turner. Good +/Good +. Book has been handled, some foxing to block edges, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) has colour fading to spine and cover edges, front flap clipped. Eloquent memories of trout fishing in Germany, South Africa and the British Isles, especially Scotland. Catalogue: Sport and games. Keywords: Drakensberg, Skye, ... View more info

Hitler's Terror Weapons - The Price of Vengeance

By: Irons, Roy

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 2002

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17183

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 217+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Minimal wear to block edges, clean and tight overall. Dustwrapper (now protected) is clean with minimal wear. Excellent account of the development and deployment of the V-1 and V-2 terror weapons by Nazi Germany in the later years of WW2. Catalogue: Military History. Keywords: rocket, doodlebug, ethanol. Bomb View more info

Unfinished History

By: Keyserlingk, Robert Wendelin

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1948

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5138

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 8vo red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 330pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. No d/w. Spine bumped, boards basically clean. Single small mark affecting opening pages but block otherwise clean and unmarked, top edge maybe a little dusty. Recollections of European military politics in the early 20th century. Catalogue: Politics. Keywords: History, Russia, Germany, war View more info

Nonconformist Writing in Nazi Germany - The Literature of Inner Migration

By: Klapper, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Camden House: 2015

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 17617

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm decorated boards, 453pp. plus index, Very Good/NoWrapper. Book is clean and tight with single bump to top edge of rear board. An assessment of literary works produced in private and in secret in Nazi Germany. Catalogue: Literary Criticism. Keywords: samizdat, censorship, Bergengruen View more info

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Robber of the Cruel Streets - The Prayerful Life of George Muller

By: Langmead, Clive

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Farnham, CWR: 2006

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11396

Condition: Good +++


Paperback, 229mm x 170mm , 174pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled but still tight and clean with minimal wear only. A bright and cheery biography of a preacher who gained great fame in 19th century Germany and England, generously illustrated with stills from a 21st century documentary film. Catalogue: Theology. Keywords: Muller, preach, Jesus, pulpit View more info

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Perfume and Pomanders - Scent and Scent Bottles through the Ages

By: Launert, Edmund

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Potterton Books: 1987

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 9571

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, 215mm x 205mm brown cloth boards, black titles, first thus, 212pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper spine colour is faded, else very good condition. A lavishly illustrated book which relates the story and use of perfumes through the centuries. Examples of perfume bottles drawn principally from the Schwarzkopf colle... View more info

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Six Came Flying

By: MacSwiney (of Mashanaglass), Marquis

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1971

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 8582

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 250mm x 163mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 190+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Book is not new and has been handled, dusting to top block edge. Dustwrapper has been handled, some wear to edges. Endearing narrative of the author's relationship with a family of Mute Swans on an estate in Westphalia. Catalogue: Natural History. Keywords: Swan, mute, cygnet, Germany View more info

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From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow - Volume 5 - 1918-19: Victory and Aftermath

By: Marder, Arthur J.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4110

Condition: Good


Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxiii prelims, 417pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good/Fair. Spine bumped at top. Light marking to front board edge. Some pinpoint marks to top of block, other edges also have one or two marks. Tight and solid, fold-out maps at rear present and uncreased. Dustwrapper (now protected) is generally chipped around all edges. The final volume in Marder's epic account of the naval war between Br... View more info

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Aftermath of War - Everyone Must Go Home

By: Mather, Sir Carol

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Brassey's: 1992

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 2933

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, tall 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxviii prelims, 278pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Gift Inscription. Dustwrapper has slight shelfwear along top and has been handled occasionally else near fine. A detailed account of events in Europe in the immediate aftermath of World War Two, a profoundly unsettled time recalled by an author who served in Germany himself during this p... View more info

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Wodehouse - A Life

By: McCrum, Robert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Viking: 2004

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 15742

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm black cloth boards, bronze titles, first edition, 5th impression, , xiii prelims, 530+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Owners inscription. Big book is tight and clean save for red smudge marks to right block edge. Owner sticker on rear inner board and ephemeral cutting of book review. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear, some white speckling, front flap clipped. Full-scale biography of the English author who created... View more info

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Sailing on Continental Lakes - Switzerland, Southern Germany and the Salzkammergut of Austria

By: Moore, James B.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles: 1965

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5309

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 218mm x 168mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 204pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good. Spine bumped, book has been read but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has shelfwear and some chipping/creasing to edges, with scratched surface loss of 1 sq cm on front. English-language guide to sailing in German-speaking central Europe. Catalogue: Sailing. Keywords: Sailing, Switzerla... View more info

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Assize of Arms - Being the Story of the Disarmament of Germany and her Rearmament 1919-1939 - Volume 1

By: Morgan, J.H.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1945

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 11762

Condition: Good +


Hardback, 222mm x 144mm red cloth boards, white titles, first edition, xvii prelims, 291+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Book is listed as a wartime production, but feels quite sturdy enough. Basically clean and tight with some wear from handling of block edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some chipping around edges, light wear from handling. First of two volumes of end-of-WW2 reflections by a British staff officer on how he and others soug... View more info

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Twilight of the Idols

By: Nietzsche, Friedrich

Price: £4.25

Seller ID: 17418

Condition: Good +


Paperback, 230mm x 150mm , 102pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback is clean with minimal wear, just a little curling, songle crease to rear, pencil highlights up to p.14 and no more. Amazon-printed paperback which offers an English text by an un-named translator of a great Nietzsche work from 1888. Catalogue: Philosophy. Keywords: philosophy, reason, germany View more info

A New Method of Learning to Read, Write and Speak a Language in Six Months adapted to the French for the use of schools and private teachers

By: Ollendorff (Ph. Dr.), H.G.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Frankfort o. M., Charles Jugel: 1852

Inscription: Owners 1880 inscription

Seller ID: 17580

Condition: Good


Hardback, 174mm x 109mm brown and marbled half leather binding, gilt titles, , 549+31pp. plus index, plus advertisments,Good/NoWrapper. Owners 1880 inscription. Book is in contemporary binding now rubbed around edges, some heavy foxing to opening and closing pages but pages clean overall and binding tight. "New Edition" of English-language guide to learning French published in mid-19th century Germany. Catalogue: Foreign Languages. Keywords: grammar, verb, ... View more info

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Mysteries of Ancient China - New Discoveries from the Early Dynasties

By: Rawson, Jessica (ed)

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, British Museum Press: 1996

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 11503

Condition: Good


Paperback, 276mm x 218mm , 303pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Large softcover book is bright and clean. Some evidence of handling - creasing to spine, also a hint of foxing to block edges. English-language catalogue of a massive exhibition of Chinese artefacts which first opened in Germany in 1995. Catalogue: Archaeology. Keywords: Guanghan, China, archaeology, Han This book is unusua... View more info

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Hitler's Atlantic Wall

By: Saunders, Anthony

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9764

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, 250mm x 176mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, viii prelims, 216pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is near fine. A detailed and authoritative account of the fortifications built by Nazi Germany along 3,000 miles of European Atlantic coastline. Catalogue: Military History. Keywords: Westwall, fortification, Wehrmacht, Atlantic View more info

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Tacitus on Britain and Germany

By: Tacitus,

Price: £4.75

Publisher: West Drayton, Penguin: 1948

Edition: first thus

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 13252

Condition: Reading copy only


Paperback, 18cm x 11cm , 174pp. plus advertisments,Reading copy only/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Front endpaper has been removed. Post-war paperback in otherwise good condition - generally tanned around edges, some edgewear but pages clean and unmarked. A classical author's account of life on the North-western fringes of the Roman Empire, as set out in the books "Agricola" and "Germania" in a new translation from the Latin by H. Mattingly. Catalo... View more info

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Joe in Germany

By: Thomas, Jack

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Redhill, Surrey Fine Art Press: 1946

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 7092

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 274mm x 226mm black decorated boards, 107pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Jimmy Graham. Good +++/NoWrapper. Spien and boards bumped with a little scuffing and faint marking here and there, differential fading to endpaers, pages nice and clean. Cartoon images and verses of life as a POW in Germany during WW2. Catalogue: Art. Keywords: Germany, war, POW, camp This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge t... View more info

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The Blond Knight of Germany

By: Toliver (USAF (Ret.)), Colonel Raymond F.; Constable, Trevor J.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday: 1970

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14548

Condition: Good +++


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xv prelims, 318+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Spine and boards bumped, block edges a little ragged and worn but overall clean, tight and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected in a thick clear plastic jacket, worn from handling) is worn around edges with some chipping at extremities, flattened tear at bottom rear. With an Introduction b... View more info

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War and Peace

By: Tolstoy, Leo

Price: £350.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2006

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 12993

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm maroon full leather binding, gilt titles, first thus, 1430pp. Illustrations by Feliks Topolski. Near Fine/NoWrapper. Book is near fine. Superbly bound in wassa goatskin by Real Lachenmaier of Germany and presented in black, gold-titled hinge case with 12-page booklet "What is War and Peace?" by John Bayley, both near fine also. FS edition of Tolstoy's epic novel of Napoleonic-era Russia, using 1957 translation from the Russian by Rosemar... View more info