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Civil Society, Associations, and Urban Places: Class, Nation, and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Europe.

By Morton, Graeme; Boudien de Vries; and R. J. Morris, editors.

Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Good octavo hardcover in blue binding without dust jacket. Light wear to edges of boards with bumping to head and heel of spine and heavy bump to lower edge of front cover and a lighter bump to lower edge of rear cover. Light scuffing to covers. 220 pages with footnotes, select bibliography, and index. A collection of papers on associations and clubs in relation to political and civil development in 19th century European society.

$55.00

A Politica Europea de Espana durante la Guerra de Treinta Anos (1624-1630).

By Vilar, Rafael Rodenas.

Madrid, 1967.. Hardcover. Good. Good octavo hardcover in orange library binding without dust jacket. Ex-library with many of the flaws, marks, and stamps associated with that condition including call number tag on the spine and card pocket. Wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards with light bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Light scuffing to the covers. 285 pages with footnotes, appendix, and bibliography.

$45.00

The Forgotten Commissioner: Sir William Mildmay and the Anglo-French Commission of 1750-1755.

By Robbie, Enid.

East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2003.. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Dj has some light wear along the edges and slight scuffing to the covers. 307 pages with illustrations, biographical index, appendices, illustrations, endnotes, bibliography, and index. A look at the difficult talks between France and Britain over ending of the War of Austrian Succession and the Treaty of Aix-la-Chappelle as described by the letters and writings of London lawyer, Sir William Mildmay.

$30.00

The Diary of Edward Goschen, 1900-1914. Camden Fourth Series, Volume 25.

By Royal Historical Society. Edited by Christopher H. D. Howard.

London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1980.. 1st edition thus. Very good hardcover in greenish gray binding without dust jacket. Moderate bumping to the head and heel of the spine with some wear to edges and moderate scuffing to covers. Bumping to corners of the covers. 315 pages with footnotes, 2 appendices (1. the genesis of the Daily Telegraph "interview," 2. "a scrap of paper"), and index. The diary of Sir Edward Goschen, a noted diplomat and the British Ambassador in Imperial Germany when World War I began.

$20.00

Swedish Diplomats at Cromwell's Court, 1655-1656. The Missions of Peter Julius Coyet and Christer Bonde. Camden Fourth Series, Volume 36.

By Royal Historical Society. Edited and translated by Michael Roberts. Peter Julius Coyet and Christer Bonde.

London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1988.. 1st edition thus. Very good hardcover in greenish gray binding without dust jacket. Light bumping to the head and heel of the spine with some wear to edges and moderate scuffing to covers. Bumping to corners of the covers. 344 pages with footnotes and index. The diplomatic correspondence of ambassador Peter Julius Coyet and envoy Christer Bonde to Swedish King Charles X concerning the treaty of Uppsala.

$20.00

Selbstmord in der Fruhen Neuzeit: Diskurs, Lebenswelt und kultureller Wandel am Beispiel der Herzogtumer Schleswig und Holstein.

By Lind, Vera.

Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1999.. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Light wear to the edges of the boards with very light bumping to the heel of the spine. Dj has light wear and rubbing to the edges with light scuffing to the covers including small mark on front cover. 518 pages with footnotes, tables, bibliography, and index.

$60.00

Les Artistes Francais Contemporains: Peintres - Sculpteurs.

By Fournel, Victor.

Tours, 1884.. First edition. Good quarto hardcover with brown leather along the spine and corners with upraised bands on the spine with marbled panels without dust jacket. Some wear and rubbing to the edges of the panels (sometimes heavy) with bumping to the corners of the panels with small tears. Rubbing along the edges has exposed parts of the board. Name of previous owner on front free endpaper along with an inscription. Foxing and browning to page edges. Pages are a bit stiff but not brittle. Pages 229 to 236 are detached from text but present. 544 pages with illustrations. A handsomely bound work. Text is in French.

$105.00

Studies and Documents on the War. 1815-1915: From the Congress of Vienna to the War of 1914.

By Ch. Seignobos. Translated by P. E. Matheson.

Paris: Libraire Armand Colin, 1915.. Pamphlet. Good. Good pamphlet in blue wrapper. Edges of wrapper are heavily browned as are the edges of the pages. Light scuffing to the covers also. Distinct small to the pamphlet. Pages are browned and a little stiff but not brittle. 36 pages. A propaganda work examining the diplomacy from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the beginning of World War I, placing blame on Germany (and Austria-Hungary to a lesser extent) for the start of this conflict.

$25.00

The Martyrdom of Belgium. Official Report of Massacres of Peacable Citizens, Women and Children by the Germany Army: Testimony of Eye-Witnesses.

By Eye-Witnesses.

Baltimore, MD: The W. Stewart Brown Company, no date given (ca. 1916-1918).. First American printing. Good pamphlet in grey wraps in English. Staplebound. Browning on the edges of the wrappers with creasing at corners. Light browning of pages. A 23 page propaganda pamphlet describing the atrocities inflicted on Belgium by the invading German Army in August of 1914 with accounts of the sack of Dinant, the massacres of Hastiere and Surice, the massacre and pillage of Andenne, the massacre at Tamines, and the incidents at Namur. A good amount of truth with some propaganda.

$45.00

Notes et Documents pour L'Histoire de la Revolution dans le Lyonnais Vourles-le-Courageux et le Canton de Millery.

By Regnier, Michel.

1985.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Very good softcover with yellow wrappers. Covers have light wear and rubbing along the edges with minor scuffing. Spine of cover and edges are faded. Light creasing to the upper and lower corners of the covers. Gift inscription on the half-title page possibly from the author. 212 pages with illustrations, notes, appendices, and bibliography. Text of this scarce work on the Lyonnais is in French.

$60.00

The Moral Basis of Italy's War.

By Giorgio del Vecchio.

London: T. Fisher Unwin, Ltd., 1917.. Pamphlet. Very Good. First printing. Very good pamphlet in brown wraps. Wraps are darkened along edges and pages are lightly browned also. Light scuffing to wraps. Slight musty smell to pamphlet. 28 page pamphlet with notes outlining the justice and morality of Italy's decision to join the Allies rather than the Central Powers (remember the Triple Alliance) during World War I. Part of this propaganda essay discusses the claims of Italy on Austria-Hungary while the rest of it points out the necessity of Italy going to war.

$50.00

Theatrical Spaces and Dramatic Places: The Reemergence of the Theatre Building in the Renaissance. Volume 4. Theatre Symposium: A Journal of the Southeastern Theatre Conference.

By Castagno, Paul C., editor.

Tuscaloosa. Alabama: The University of Alabama Press, 1996.. Very good journal/softcover. Light scuffing to covers and light wear to edges. 151 pages with footnotes, list of contributors, and list of works cited after each article. A collection of 13 articles on playhouses in Renaissance Europe.

$20.00

The Starvation of Germany.

By Headlam, J. W.

Hodder and Stoughton, 1917.. Pamphlet. Very Good. 1st printing. Very good pamphlet. Wrappers are browned along edges and the paper is also lightly yellowed. Copyright page has lightly faded into front wrapper. An eight page essay in English justifying the British naval blockade of Germany during World War I. An interesting piece of propaganda written during the war itself.

$30.00

The Innocence of Belgium Established by the Military Documents Published by Germany.

No date given.. First printing. Good pamphlet in grey wraps. Wear to edges of pages and cover with some soiling and scuffing to covers. Browning to edges of wraps. Bound by two staples. Light browning to pages but paper is not brittle. Some pages have creases on upper corners of pages. Non-numbered pages (8). An interesting piece of propaganda claiming to show Germany's deliberate breaking of Belgium's neutrality.

$60.00

Shirking the Issue: A Letter to Dr. George Brandes.

By Archer, William.

Hodder and Stoughton, 1917.. 1st printing. Very good pamphlet. Greenish wrappers are browned along edges with some scuffing. The paper is also lightly yellowed. Slight rust marks from two staples that hold the pamphlet together in margins of pages 4-5. A ten page essay written in 1917 in English featuring William Archer's rebuttal to the assertion of Georg Morris Cohen Brandes, a Danish scholar and critic, that the war was the result of stupidity and incompetence. In an interesting piece of British wartime propaganda, Archer asserts that the war is all Germany's fault and that Brandes is an apologist for Germany.

$20.00

Genoa the Superb: The City of Columbus.

By Johnson, Virginia W.

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1892.. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in white binding with gilt decoration without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing to the edges of the covers with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and some scuffing and soiling to the covers. Upper page edges are gilt. Browning to page edges but not brittle. 298 pages with illustrations and index. A combination of travel and history work on Genoa, Italy.

$20.00