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A Wilde Herbe and Starre Diary: For the Year of the Coronation of H. M. King Edward VIII 1937

By Corfield, Nellie F.

London: London Gardens Society. Good; Cover toned and soiled with backstrip tears.. 1937. First Printing. Softcover. Black and white illustrations. Daily thoughts for the year with a focus on nature, astronomy, and philosophy. ; 60 pages .

$14.00

Japan Must Fight Britain

By Ishimaru, Tota

NY: Telegraph Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, "455" inked on front . pastedown endpaper.. 1936. First US Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Many illustrations and photos. Translated from the Japanese by Instructor-Capt. G. V. Rayment. The author, a Lieutenant-Commander in the Japanese Imperial Navy, argues that British foreign and economic policy in the region will lead to another World War. ; 329 pages .

$25.00

Ramon Lull and Lullism in Fourteenth-Century France

By Hillgarth, J. N.

Oxford: Clarendon Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 0198243480 . Review slip laid in. Black cloth binding. xxvii, 504pp, 16 b/w plates. Index, bibliographical note, chronological table of Lull's life and main works. A study of Ramon Lull and politics and philosophy in 14th century France, including his influence on the Crusade, Templars, and papacy. ; Oxford-Warburg Studies .

$200.00

Before the Sunset Fades

By Marchioness of Bath

The Longleat Estate Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and foxed. Front boards heavily . sunned. Spine worn.. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated boards. Illustrations by Cecil Beaton. A short memoir by the Marchioness of Bath of the glory days of Longleat Estate, an English country estate, during Edwardian times. Interesting discussion of servant life from an aristocratic point of view. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages .

$15.00

How Haig Saved Lenin
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How Haig Saved Lenin

By Pearce, Brian

NY: St. Martin's Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1987. 1st US printing. Hardcover. 031200754X . Blue cloth. xi, 138 pages. Maps, select chronology of events in 1918, notes and references, bibliography, and index. A study of World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the downfall of Imperial Germany in 1918. .

$12.00

The Belle Epoque:  Paris in the Nineties
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The Belle Epoque: Paris in the Nineties

By Rudorff, Raymond

NY: Saturday Review Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, jacket toned and chipped.. 1973. 1st US printing. Hardcover. 0841502250 . Cream paper boards quarterbound in maroon cloth. Black and white photos and illustrations, selected bibliography, and index. A portrait of France at a time when eccentrics, revolutionaries, anarchists, and nonconformists in general pushed for freedom in the arts and in society. ; 365 pages .

$12.00

The Cambridgeshire of Rupert Brooke
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The Cambridgeshire of Rupert Brooke

By Cheason, Denis

Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, UK: Self Published. Very Good; Cover lightly scuffed.. 1980. First Printing. Softcover. 0950661414 . Stapled softcover. Unpaginated. Black and white illustrations, bibliography, and map. A guide to the places referred to in Rupert Brookes poems, written and illustrated by a local devotee. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$10.00

Once Upon a Christmas Time
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Once Upon a Christmas Time

By Bjorn, Thyra Ferre

NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly rubbed.. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. A collection of the author's memories of past Christmastimes and of Swedish Christmas customs and folklore. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 92 pages .

$20.00

The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France
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The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France

By Darnton, Robert

London: Fontana Press. Very Good; Remainder dot on page bottoms, pages lightly age toned.. 1997. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0002558351 . xxiii, 440 pages. Black and white illustrations, tables, maps, figures, notes, and index. A scholarly examination of French illegal literature and the regional book trade highlighting its effect on national intellectual and social development. .

$12.00

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"Dear Fatherland, Rest Quietly": A Report on the Collapse of Hitler's "Thousand Years"

By Bourke-White, Margaret

NY: Simon and Schuster. Good with no dust jacket; Boards foxed and rubbed, pages toned.. 1946. First Edition. Hardcover. x, 175pp. Written and photographed by Margaret Bourke-White. Gray cloth binding. 125 photographs. Bourke-White was the legendary LIFE magazine photojournalist who captured images and impressions in Germany during the last days of World War II and its aftermath. "The Germany that Miss Bourke-White saw and recorded in this book puts to shame Dali's most grotesque nightmares. It is a physical and spiritual chamber of horrors a cuckoo-cloud land whose inhabitants live in a lost dream. They are people whose faces are as usual and recognizable as one's neighbors', but whose reactions do not seem to make sense." (from rear jacket flap of previous copy of this book). .

$21.00

Can Such Things Be
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Can Such Things Be

By Bierce, Ambrose

London: William Heinemann. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, front free endpaper removed, . spine sunned.. 1909. Reprint; Later Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth with titles and gilt design of a satyr with walking stick and urn full of a decorative fruit arrangement stamped on spines. A collection of Bierce's short stories. ; The Traveller's Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 262 pages .

$10.00

Germany’s Aims in the First World War
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Germany’s Aims in the First World War

By Fischer, Fritz

NY: W. W. Norton and Company. Good; Spine lightly faded, edges rubbed, top page edge stamp, and small . split at head of spine.. 1967. Later Printing. Softcover. 0393097986 . xxviii, 652 pages. Black and white photos, selective bibliography, and index. A study of the countrys role in the war and the division and conflicts that existed among the nation's political, business, intellectual, and military leaders. .

$13.00

Captain Swing
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Captain Swing

By Hobsbawm, E. J. ; Rude, George

NY: Pantheon. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Spine of jacket lightly sunned, front . endpapers toned.. 1968. First American Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth with red topstain. "A social history of the Great English Agricultural Uprising of 1830". Illustrations. ; 384 pages .

$15.00

After the Holocaust:  Jewish Survivors in Germany after 1945
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After the Holocaust: Jewish Survivors in Germany after 1945

By Kolinsky, Eva

London: Pimlico. Near Fine. 2004. First Printing. Softcover. 1844133176 . xv, 288 pages. Black and white map and photos, appendix, glossary, list of archives, notes, and index. Dr. Kolinsky uses first-hand testimonies to help document the struggle of German Jews after World War II and to show how the populations remained split even after liberation in their mutual efforts to rebuild their lives. .

$15.00

The Stones of Florence
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The Stones of Florence

By McCarthy, Mary

San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket scratched and scuffed.. N.D.. Reprint. Hardcover. 0151850798 . Tan cloth binding. Sumptuously illustrated with many black and white photographs of Florentine architecture, art, and scenes. Originally published in 1959, and a travel classic. Circa 1980s reprint. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 129 pages .

$22.00

The Making of Victorian Sexuality
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The Making of Victorian Sexuality

By Mason, Michael

Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Very Good; Pages toned.. 1995. First Printing. Softcover. 0192853120 . 338 pages + 4 pages publisher ads. Abbreviations list, appendices, bibliography, and index. A reinterpretation of Victorian sexual culture showing how much of our current perception of the times are simply wrong. .

$10.00

Opium and the People:  Opiate Use in Nineteenth-Century England
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Opium and the People: Opiate Use in Nineteenth-Century England

By Berridge, Virginia; Edwards, Griffith

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. Near Fine. 1987. 1st Paperback printing. Softcover. 0300038046 . xxx, 370 pages. Black and white maps, graphs, tables, illustrations, appendix, references, bibliography, and index. This intriguing examination of the social context of drug taking in Victoria England explains this decisive change in attitude and brings fresh perspective to the motivations that survived in the formation of current drug policies. (rear cover blurb) .

$30.00

The Banshee:  The Irish Death Messenger
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The Banshee: The Irish Death Messenger

By Lysaught, Patricia

Boulder, CO: Robert Rinehart Publishers. Very Good; Top corner bumped, light pen mark on page tops.. 1997. Second Edition. Softcover. 1570981388 . Black and white maps and illustrations. Appendixes, list of abbreviations, notes and references, bibliography, and index. A new and updated edition of her analysis of oral, written, and literary sources and accounts of this female supernatural legendary death messenger of Ireland. ; 433 pages .

$30.00

Greek:  An Intensive Course (Two Volume Set)
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Greek: An Intensive Course (Two Volume Set)

By Hansen, Hardy; Quinn, Gerald M.

NY: Fordham University Press. Near Fine. 1992. Second Revised Edition. Softcover. 0823213501 . xx, 848 pages. Index. 2 volume Greek language instructional design for a two-semester course at the introductory-level. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$40.00

A Lycanthropy Reader:  Werewolves in Western Culture
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A Lycanthropy Reader: Werewolves in Western Culture

By Otten, Charlotte F. (editor)

Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. Fine. 1986. First Paperback Edition; Third Printing. Softcover. 0815623844 . xvi, 337 pages. Black and white photo and illustrations, bibliography, and index. A comprehensive survey of the historical context of lycanthropy focusing on the medieval and Renaissance periods. .

$10.00

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