Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >
MEDICAL BLOCK BUCHENWALD - The Personal Testimony of Inmate 996, Block 36
seller photo

MEDICAL BLOCK BUCHENWALD - The Personal Testimony of Inmate 996, Block 36

By Poller, Walter

New York: Ballantine Books, 1964. 237 pp. Ballantine Book U6015. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The Contents are: Introduction to the English Edition; Introduction; The Oath; Part One: In the Police Prison of Halle; The Camp; Block 36; Morning Roll-Call; First Day's Labour; The First Night; The Work Goes On; The Medical; The Procession of the Dead; The Dreadful Days; Doctor's Clerk. Part Two: The Hell of Buchenwald; The Camp Doctor Murders; The Barracks for Corpses; The Suicide; The Fate of a Prisoner; The Stock; Sterilization and Castration; The Case of the Protesting Jew; Cases of Castration; The Fate of Ernst Heilmann; Song and Music; Roll-Call Experiences; Mass Retaliation; Dragged to Death; The Sanatorium and Nursing Home; Shot on Orders of the Reichsfuhrer S.S.; The Green Hypodermic; Criminal Surroundings; The Black-Out Barracks; The Rev. Paul Schneider; Conviction and Bearing; The Tree-Hanging; The Political Files; Shot While Escaping; Building; The Company of the Witless; Prisoner-Nurse; The Nightmare Camp; Money Is Money; The Scientist; War; Concentration Camp Reinforcements; Dysentery in the Camp; Experiments on the Living; Letters; and Release; followed by A Necessary Epilogue.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$9.95

BED OF AN EMPRESS
seller photo

BED OF AN EMPRESS

By Sacher-Masoch, Leopold

New York: Belmont Books, 1964. 174 pp. Belmont Book L92-581. Lightly rubbed on the corners with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art by Victor Kalin. The story of young Catherine the Great, who kept her officers in bondage and ruled an empire from her bouroir. Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch was an Austrian nobleman, writer and journalist, who gained renown for his romantic stories of Galician life. The term masochism is derived from his name, invented by his contemporary, the Austrian psychiatrist Richard von Krafft-Ebing. Masoch did not approve of this use of his name.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Victor Kalin;.

$9.95

MISSION TO MOSCOW
seller photo

MISSION TO MOSCOW

By Davies, Joseph E.

Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing, 1943. (x) 330 pp. Black boards with the author's signature printed in red on the front panel; lettered in red on the spine; red upper edge; illustrated with black and white stills from the movie. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a few nicks and chips around the edges; some loss at the head of the spine; tear in the rear panel; no interior markings. The book tells the inside story of Russia from the treason trials to the Nazi-Soviet war. Joseph E. Davies was appointed American Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. on November 16, 1936, and left for his post shortly thereafter. He remained in Russia until he was summoned back to Washington to serve as special assistant to the State Department in charge of war emergency problems and policies. From beginning to end, Mission to Moscow presents a comprehensive picture of the Soviet Union as it was seen by a man who made no secret of his capitalistic interests yet approached his mission with an open mind. This was filmed in 1943, directed by Michael Curtiz and starring: Walter Huston; Ann Harding; Oskar Homolka; George Tobias; Eleanor Parker; and many others, with Dudley Field Malone as Winston Churchill, and Cyd Charisse as an uncredited ballerina. The contents of this Warner Bros. photoplay edition are: Foreword; Author's Note; The Mission Begins; Washington and Points East; The Purge Hits the Red Army; Russia Through Her Neighbors Eyes; The Purge Hits Bukharin; Moscow Hears the Drums of War; Climax of the Mission; Brief on the Facts; and Harvest of the Mission; followed by Epilogue. . First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. 8vo.

$19.95

IDENTITY CARDS - TRAVEL PASSES INTO NAZI TERRITORY FROM RUSSIA IN 1942
seller photo

IDENTITY CARDS - TRAVEL PASSES INTO NAZI TERRITORY FROM RUSSIA IN 1942

By Dmitriev, Igor

Russia; Poland; Serbia; Austria; Italy: Government Printing, 1942. A collection of identity cards and travel passes belonging to a Russian immigrant named Igor Dmitriev, and his mother, as they fled Russia - USSR - the Soviet Union - around the time of the Second World War. It is clear from the documents that they made it into Austria - see the Nazi stamp - and later, into Italy where they were registered at the Italian Mission in 1951. Mr. Dmitriev made his way to Canada, settling near Brantford, Ontario, which is where he was living when he passed away; the fate of his mother is unknown. The papers came from his estate.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Ephemera.

$99.95

SPAIN AND HER DAUGHTERS
seller photo

SPAIN AND HER DAUGHTERS

By O'Hagan, Thomas

Toronto: The Hunter Rose Company, 1931. (xiii) 123 pp. Red cloth decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine. Still in the original glassine wrapper which has some light wear at the corners and some chipping at the head of the spine. The book itself has light rubbing at the corners with some minor discolouration along the lower edge of the front panel; no interior markings. Black and white frontis of the author. The Contents are: In Chivalrous Spain; The Pre-eminence of Spanish Genius; Following the Conquistadores; Spanish American Poets and Poetry; A Spanish American City; and The Poetry and Romance of the Spanish Missions.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE TERRORISTS - The Story of the Forerunners of Stalin
seller photo

THE TERRORISTS - The Story of the Forerunners of Stalin

By Payne, Robert

New York: Funk and Wagnalls, 1957. (xx) 361 pp. Navy blue cloth decorated in blue and silver on the front panel; lettered in blue and silver on the spine; gray endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Wear on the corners of the dustjacket with some chips around the edges and some rubbing on the front panel; price intact; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Nechayev: The Young Tiger; On the Eve; The Restless Years; The Tiger Caged; The Shaking of the Bars; The Tiger Dies. Zhelyabov: The Rebels; The Years of Failure; The Death of an Emperor; The Judgment. Sazonov: The Attack Renewed; The Death of a Minister; The Sense of Guilt; The Protest. Kaliayev: The Poet; The Full Circle; and The Mass Terror Begins; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$24.95

THE SHADOW OF STALINGRAD - being the Diary of Temptation
seller photo

THE SHADOW OF STALINGRAD - being the Diary of Temptation

By von Einsiedel, Count Heinrich (translated by Tania Alexander)

London: Alan Wingate, 1953. 254 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a more wear at the head and foot of the spine; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; some aging in the text block. Dustjacket by A. L. C. Savory. Count Einsiedel, a great-grandson of Bismarck, was shot down in his fighter plane by the Russians over Stalingrad in the late summer of 1942. Though he experienced the usual savage introduction to his captors in the form of beating and starvation, he soon caught the interest of the authorities on account of his parentage, connections, and an intelligence of which they thought they might make use. The Contents are: Prisoner; Anti-Fascists; The National Committee; Officers and Generals; The Front; Politics; The Anti-Fascist School; The Collapse; The Dissolution of the National Committee; The Ghost of Stalingrad; The Return Home; and In the Eastern Sector of Berlin.. First Translated Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-/Good Only. Illus. by A. L. C. Savory;. 8vo.

$29.95

LEGENDS OF THE RHINE
seller photo

LEGENDS OF THE RHINE

By Ruland, Wilhelm

Bonn, Germany: Stollfuss Verlag, 1989. 286 pp. Red boards with a small gilt pictorial on the front panel; lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Illustrated with uncredited line drawings. The Contents are: The Source of the Rhine: St Gothard - The Petrified Alp; Thusis on the Hinter Rhine - The Last Hohenratier. The Upper Rhine: Basle - One Hour in Advance; Castle Niedeck - The Toy of the Young Giantess; Strassburg - The Cathedral Clock. The Romantic Rhine: Worms - The Nibelungen Lied; Speyer - The Bells of Speyer; Frankfort - The Knave of Bergen; Mayence - Heinrich Frauenlob; Johannisberg - Ingelheim - Enginhard and Emma; Rudesheim - The Bromserburg; Bingen - The Mouse Tower; Valley of the Nahe: Kreuznach - A Might Draught; The Foundation of Castle Sponheim; Assmannshausen - St Clement's Chapel; Castle Rheinstein - The Wooing; Castle Sooneck - The Blind Archer; The Ruins of Fursternberg - The Mother's Ghost; Bacharach - Burg Stahleck; Kaub - Castle Gutenfels; Obersesel - The Seven Maidens; St Goar - Lorelei; Rheinfels - St George's Linden; Sterrenberg and Liebenstein - The Brothers; Rhens - The Emperor Wenzel; Castle Lahneck - The Templars of Lahneck; Koblenz - Riza; Valley of the Mosel - The Doctor's Wine of Bernkastel; Andernach - Genovefa; Hammerstein - The Old Knight and His Daughters; Valley of the Ahr - The Last Knight of Altenahr; The Mistrel of Neuenahr; Aachen - The Building of the Minster; The Ring of Fastrada; Rolandseck - Knight Roland; Siebengebirge - The Origin of the Seven; Mountains; The Drachenfels; The Monk of Heisterbach; Godesberg - The High Cross at Godesberg; Bonn - The Roman Ghosts; Cologne - Richmodis of Aducht; The Cathedral-builder of Cologne; The Goblins; Jan and Griet; The Lower Rhine - Xanten - Siegfried; Cleves - Lohengrin; and Zuider Zee - Stavoren.. Third Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 12mo.

$9.95

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE - Verbatim Reprint in Four Volumes
seller photo

THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE - Verbatim Reprint in Four Volumes

By Gibbon, Edward

London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1892. (vi) 622, 590, 603, 595 pp. The Chandos Classics, a matching set of four volumes in burgundy cloth with leather spines and corners; decorated in gilt on the panels and spine; decorated endpapers; marble-edged all round; headbands. Edge and corner wear with some wear on the spines; no interior markings. . First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$289.95

THE EDUCATION OF JULIUS CAESAR - A Biography - A Reconstruction
seller photo

THE EDUCATION OF JULIUS CAESAR - A Biography - A Reconstruction

By Kahn, Arthur D.

New York: Schocken Books, 1986. (x) 514 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth on red boards; lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks, short tears and darkening around the edges; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings. The Chapters are: Aurelia; Gaius; The Praetor's Son; The Grand Design; The Italian Revolt; Murdered Clansmen and Jupiter's Priest; The Consul's Son-in-law; Peripeteia; The Oak Wreath; The Outsider; Debut in the Forum; The Pontifex; Warlords; The Old Man's Successor; Alexander; Pompeius' Associate; The Oligarchy Divided; Marius Again; Prelude to Battle; Leader of the Resistance; Counterattack; Catilina's Torment; The Conspiracy of Cicero and Catilina; The Promise of Everlasting Peace; Caesar Gives Warning; Pompeius Miscalculates; Deprived of a Triumph; Pompeius' Consul; Father-in-law to the Great Man; Consolidating Defenses; Mastering the Arts of War; Apprenticeship in Imperialism; Consolidation in Gaul and at Rome; Shatter the Confining Bars of Nature's Gates; Mighty in Honor and Fame; New Victories New Glory; Collapse of the Triumvirate; At Bay; An Outsider Once Again; Reconciliation in Gaul Isolation at Rome; Civil War; The Die Is Cast; More Than Dignity; Master of Italy; Master of the West; The Consul and the Rebel; The Toppling of Pompeius; Egypt; Master of the East; Submission and Mutiny; Master of Africa; The Old Order Thrust Out by the New; Everlasting Conflict; Subversive; and The Ides of March; followed by: Epilogue; Ancient Sources; Notes; Selected Bibliography; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$24.95

A MANUAL OF ROMAN ANTIQUITIES
seller photo

A MANUAL OF ROMAN ANTIQUITIES

By Ramsay, William (with Rodolfo Lanciani)

London: Charles Griffin and Company, 1894. (xv) 573 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in gilt on the spine; brown endpapers; illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and fold-out maps. Light wear at the corners with some fading on the spine; previous owner's name inside. A revised and enlarged edition with the revision and the extra writing done by Rodolfo Lanciani, a professor of ancient topography at the University of Rome. The Contents are: Preface to the Fifteenth Edition by T. Edmondston Charles; Preface; List of Illustrations; Topography of Rome; On the Origin of the Roman People; On the General Principles of the Roman Constitution; The Comitia; Magistrates of the Regal and Republican Periods and Under the Early Emperors; The Senate; On the Public Lands and the Agrarian Laws; The Roman Revenues; Roman Law and the Administration of Justice; Religion of Rome; The Roman Calendar; The Military and Naval Affairs of the Romans; Roman Weights and Measures - Coins - Computation of Money - Interest of Money; Private Life of the Romans; and Agriculture; followed by an index.. Fifteenth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

COURTESAN PRINCESS - Catherine Grand - Princesse de Talleyrand
seller photo

COURTESAN PRINCESS - Catherine Grand - Princesse de Talleyrand

By Joelson, Annette

London: Alvin Redman Limited, 1966. (xi) 279 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. When her family moved to a French colony in India, she met George Francis Grand, a British civil servant of Huguenot descent stationed at Calcutta. They were wed in1778, when Catherine was barely sixteen. The couple separated soon after, because of her brief but scandalous affair with Sir Philip Francis, deputy of Warren Hastings, and Madame Grand removed to London. By 1783, when Vigee Le Brun painted her portrait there, Catherine Grand had become a courtesan in Paris; she returned to Britain just before the French Revolution in 1789. In 1794, she returned to France and there attracted the attention of French diplomat Charles Maurice de Talleyrand, with whom she lived as mistress until 1802, when Napoleon Bonaparte told Talleyrand to marry her. A delightfully unorthodox woman, the Chapters are: Pictures through a Spyglass; Awakening; La Belle Indienne; The Years Between; Questa Donna; and The Last Act; followed by a bibliography and an index.. First UK Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
seller photo

THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

By Goodwin, A.

London: Arrow Books - A Grey Arrow, 1959. 192 pp. Grey Arrow G16. Edge and corner wear with a crease on the front cover and a crease on the spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: I: The ANCIENT REGIME: Introduction; Faulty Finance; Administrative Complexity; Agrarian Distress; II: THE REVOLT OF THE NOBILITY - 1787 - 1788: Calonne's Plans for Radical Reform; The Revolt of the Notables; The Revolt of the Parlements; The Revolt of the Provinces; III: SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CONFLICTS ON THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTION - 1788 - 1789: Necker's Second Ministry and the Recall of the Parlement; The Formation of the Partiotic Party; Pamphlet Warfare and the Attack on Privilege; Necker and the Convocation of the States General; The Elections to the States General; IV: THE REVOLUTION OF THE LAWYERS - 5th May - 27th June 1789: The Opening of the States General; The Conflict of the Orders - 6th May - 9th June 1789; The Formation of the National Assembly - 10th - 17th June; The Failure of Counter-Revolution - 18th - 27th June; V: THE REVOLT OF THE MASSES AND THE FALL OF THE ANCIEN REGIME: The Revolt of Paris and the Fall of the Bastille; The Revolt of the Provinces and the Great Fear; The Fall of the Ancien Regime - 4th - 11th August 1789; The Declaration of Rights (26th August, 1789; The Schism in the Patriotic Party and the October Days; VI: THE WORK OF THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY AND THE FLIGHT TO VARENNES: The Constituent Assembly and Constructive Reform; Mirabeau and the Monarchy - October 1789 - April 1791; The Civil Constitution of the Clergy and Religious Schism; The Flight to Varennes - 21st June 1791; The Massacre of the Champ de Mars (17th July, 1791); The Feuillants and Constitutional Revision; VII: THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, WAR AND THE LAST DAYS OF THE MONARCHY: The Political Consequences of the Constitution of 1791; Political Groupings in the Legislative Assembly; The Origins of the War of 1792; The Last Days of the Monarchy; VIII: FROM THE FALL OF THE MONARCHY TO THE EXTENSION OF THE WAR WITH EUROPE: The Dethronement of Louis XVI and Its Results; The September Massacres; The Convention; Girondina and Montagnards; The King's Trial and Execution; War with Europe; IX: THE RISE OF REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT AND THE CRISIS OF NATIONAL DEFENCE: Military and Economic Difficulties - January March 1793; Sectional Movements in Paris (February-April, 1793); The Fall of the Gironde (5th April-2nd June, 1793); The Federalist Revolt and the Collapse of the First Committee of Public Safety - May - July; The Crisis of National Defence and the Rise of Hebertism - July - August 1793; Terror the Order of the Day - September 1793; X: THE TERROR, THE FACTIONS, AND THE FALL OF ROBESPIERRE: The Terror; The Dantonists and the Policy of Clemency; The Fall of the Factions; The Ascendancy and Fall of Robespierre - 13th April - 27th July 1794; Conclusion; Select Bibliography; and an Index.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good-.

$7.95

THE BOMBS OF ORSINI
seller photo

THE BOMBS OF ORSINI

By Packe, Michael St John

London: Secker and Warburg, 1957. (ix) 313 pp. Gray cloth lettered in green and blue on the spine; endpaper maps. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a short tear and associated creasing on the rear panel; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The Chapters are: The Making of a Patriot; Young Italy; Del Modo di Cospirare; Mantua; and The Bombs of Orsini; followed by an epilogue; appendix; works consulted; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

THE WARRIOR QUEENS
seller photo

THE WARRIOR QUEENS

By Fraser, Antonia

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. 383 pp. Trade paperback format. Illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: A Singular Exception; Antique Glories; The Queen of War; Iceni: This Powerful Tribe; Ruin by a Woman; The Red Layer; Eighty Thousand Dead; O Zenobia; Matilda, Daughter of Peter; England's Domina; Lion of the Caucasus; Isabella with her Prayers; Elizabetha Truimphans; Jinga at the Gates; Queen versus Monster; The Baliant Rani; Iron Ladies; and Unbecoming in a Woman; followed by Reference Notes and an Index.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

IN THE LABYRINTH
seller photo

IN THE LABYRINTH

By Morley, John David

London: Andre Deutsch, 1986. 212 pp. Quarter-bound in black cloth on gold boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks around the edges; small ink mark on the title page; no other interior markings. Told in a quiet, anguished voice, this testifies to the crimes of nations against individuals. During the Nazi reign, he saved the lives of two Jewish girls, but he also supplied iron to the Third Reich. For that, he was arrested. In truth, he was just an ordinary man caught in the bureaucratic and politcal maze of postwar Europe. The Chapters are: Arrest; Journey into the Past; Behind the Bakery; Schimkov's Notes; Leopoldov; In the Labyrinth; The Nemesis of Boros; The Great Wheel; The Road Builder; Kunzendorf; and In the Poplar Avenue.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE BIRD HAS NO WINGS - Letters of Peter Schwiefert
seller photo

THE BIRD HAS NO WINGS - Letters of Peter Schwiefert

By Schwiefert, Peter (Claude Lanzmann, editor)

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1976. 180 pp. followed by a series of black and white photographs. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Very lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. In 1938, Peter Schwiefert, a half-Jew, fled Nazi Germany to live as a self-declared Jewish refugee, first in Portugal, where he was imprisoned, then in Athens, where he was penniless. Peter's father, a playwright, and his stepfather, a member of an influential Prussian family, were gentiles. Peter's Jewish mother passed for German. And when he declared himself a Jew, his family was furious. They said he could have passed for German and made it through the bad times. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

AUSCHWITZ 1940 - 1945 - Guide Book Through the Museum
seller photo

AUSCHWITZ 1940 - 1945 - Guide Book Through the Museum

By Smolen, Kazimierz

Oswiecimiu, Poland: Panstwowe Muzeum, 1976. 120 pp. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the front hinge and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and a fold-out map. The Contents are: Entrance to the Former Camp; Hitler Takes Over in Germany; Fire in the Reichstag; Racial Discrimination of Jews; Remilitarization; World Opinion; First Operations; Outbreak of World War II; Resistance Movement; Concentration Camps; Auschwitz - Oswiecim; Hall of Nations; Extermination of Soviet P.O.W.s; Extermination of the Gipsies; Extermination; The Road of Death, Deceiving the Victims; Conditions of Transportation; Selection; Extermination Factory; Process of Extermination; Camouflaging of Crimes; Cyclon B; Exploiting the Corpses; Dividing the Loot; Material Proofs; Arrival at the Camp; Hair Cutting and Bathing; Registration and Tattooing; Marking the Prisoners; Clothes; The Amount of Prisoners with Camp Numbers; Quarantine; Administration of the Camp; Self Government of Prisoners; Roll Calls; Rapportfuhrer; Letter Writing; A Prisoner's Life; Everyday Toil; The German Industry Used Prisoners as Workmen; IG Farbenindustrie; The SS and the Industrial Concerns Got Rich Thanks to the Work of the Prisoners; Starvation; The SS Stole the Food of the Prisoners; Living Quarters; Sanitary and Hygenic Conditions; Selections Among the Sick Prisoners; Experiments on Prisoners; The Block of Death; Flogging; Hanging from the Stake; Other Punishments Provided for the Prisoners; Executions; Resistance Movement; The Attempt to Liquidate the Camp; The Road to Birkenau; The Execution of Women Prisoners; The Mass Grave; The SS Settlement and the SS Mess. Part Two: Birkenau: The Railway Viaduct; The Main Gate; The Building of the First Sector; Konigsgraven - King's Ditch; The Women's Camp; Barrack 25; The Quarantine Camp; The Familie's Camp; The Camp of the Jewish Women from Hungary; The Gipsy Camp; The Men's Hospital; The Railway Ramp and the Crematoria, the Spot Where Selections Were Made; Mexico - Women's Section; Obliterating the Traces of Crimes; Liberation; Punishing the Criminals; and We Remember. . Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good-.

$14.95

JUSTINIAN AND HIS AGE
seller photo

JUSTINIAN AND HIS AGE

By Ure, Percy Neville

Middlesex, England: Pelican Books - Penguin Books, 1951. 262 pp. Pelican Book A217. Light rubbing on the corners with a faint crease on the spine and an original North American price stamped on the front cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. The Chapters are: The Historical Background; The Wars; The Peace with Persia; The Bureaucracy; Church and Circus; The Laws; The Writers; Theodora - Antonina - and John the Cappadocian; The Buildings; and The Achievement and Its Limitations.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$14.95

SELECT VIEWS OF THE LIFE, REIGN AND CHARACTER OF FREDERICK THE GREAT - King of Prussia - in Two Volumes
seller photo

SELECT VIEWS OF THE LIFE, REIGN AND CHARACTER OF FREDERICK THE GREAT - King of Prussia - in Two Volumes

By Zimmerman, Dr de (translated by Major Neuman)

London: Hookham and Carpenter, 1792. (xi, iv) 258, 270 pp. Bound in marbled boards with leather spines and corners; decorated in gilt on the spines; headbands. The boards are worn and there is some chipping at the head and foot of the spines; each volume has a previous owner's name inside; the dedication page in Volume One is loose. The full title is: SELECT VIEWS OF THE LIFE, REIGN AND CHARACTER OF FREDERICK THE GREAT - King of Prussia. Containing, besides many profound Remarks on the prominent Features of the Reign and Character of that unrivalled Sovereign, serving to Illustrate His Posthumous Works, two very remarkable Letters of the Empress of Russia to the Author; a great Variety of Anecdotes relating to eminent political and literary Characters of Great Britain, and other Countries; and also an authentic Exposition of the Origin and True Causes of the British Alliance with Prussia, translated from the German of Dr de Zimmerman, First Physician to His Britannic Majesty at Hanover, Knight of the Russian Order of Wlodimir and Member of several Literary Societies by Major Neuman of the Nassau Guards.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good-. 12mo.

$199.95

Next >