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BLOOD ON THE RHINE - A Personal Account of Nazi Horror

by Davis, Hurk

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1969
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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9780870671715
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Los Angeles: Holloway House Publishing, 1969. 310 pp. Holloway House book HH-171. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. During the twelve years of Hitler's reign of terror in Germany, millions of Europeans were proscribed to work for the Reich as voluntary labour - most of them ended up slaves and… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF THE FRANKS

by Gregory of Tours (translated by Lewis Thorpe)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780140442953
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$11.95

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Middlesex, England: Penguin Classics, 1985. 710 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. The cover features St Martin Dividing His Cloak with the Beggar from a fifteenth century manuscript, courtesy of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The Contents are: Gregory of Tours; Genealogical Table: the family… Read more
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THE GLANCE OF THE COUNTESS HAHN HAHN - down the Danube

by Esterhazy, Peter (translated from the Hungarian by Richard Aczel)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1999
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780810117600
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$14.95

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Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press - Hydra Books, 1999. 246 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The cover features Stein on the Danube Seen from the Kreuzberg by Egon Schiele, courtesy of Galerie St Erienne, New York. From the Black Forest to the Black Sea,… Read more
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BRAZEN CHARIOTS - An Account of Tank Warfare in the Western Desert - November December 1941

by Crisp, Robert (foreword by Field Marshal Lord Harding)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
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Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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London: Corgi Books, 1966. 172 pp. Corgi Book GB7427. Light edge and corner wear with a faint crease on the spine; no interior markings. The story of the British tank regiment that blazed its way into battle against Rommel's Afrika Korps. Illustrated with a map.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good.
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VIKINGS AND NORSEMEN

by Henry, Bernard

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780212984015
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London: John Baker, 1971. 127 pp. Red boards with a small silver pictorial on the front panel; lettered in silver on the spine. Illustrated with line drawings by Charles Gorbing-King and with maps by Cecil Bacon. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword; The Raiders;… Read more
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EVERYDAY LIFE OF THE PAGAN CELTS

by Ross, Anne

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1972
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Very Good
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First Printing - First Thus
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London: Carousel Books, 1972. 282 pp. followed by an index. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by David Williams; interior drawings by R. W. Feachem. The Contents are: Preface; Origins and Early History - the Sources; The Structure of Society - Appearance and… Read more
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CATHERINE THE GREAT

by Mathews, Kevin

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
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Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
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New York: Tower Books, 1964. 190 pp. Tower Book 43-430. Edge and corner wear with minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Catherine II, most commonly known as Catherine the Great, was born Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst. She was Empress of Russia from 1762 until 1796 and she came to power following a coup that… Read more
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A NEW HANDBOOK TO BRITTANY - and Adjacent Parts of Normandy

by Anonymous

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Ward Lock, 1930. 224 pp. Actually undated - circa 1930 - the stabilization of the French Franc in 1928 is mentioned in the introduction. Red cloth lettered in black on the front panel and spine. Light wear around the edges of the dustjacket with some darkening on the spine; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated… Read more
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MEDICAL BLOCK BUCHENWALD - The Personal Testimony of Inmate 996, Block 36

by Poller, Walter

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
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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… Read more
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BED OF AN EMPRESS

by Sacher-Masoch, Leopold

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1964
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Very Good+
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First Paperback Printing
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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,… Read more
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MISSION TO MOSCOW

by Davies, Joseph E.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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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;… Read more
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IDENTITY CARDS - TRAVEL PASSES INTO NAZI TERRITORY FROM RUSSIA IN 1942

by Dmitriev, Igor

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$99.95

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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 -… Read more
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SPAIN AND HER DAUGHTERS

by O'Hagan, Thomas

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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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… Read more
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THE TERRORISTS - The Story of the Forerunners of Stalin

by Payne, Robert

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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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… Read more
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THE SHADOW OF STALINGRAD - being the Diary of Temptation

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

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Translated Edition
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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… Read more
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THE EDUCATION OF JULIUS CAESAR - A Biography - A Reconstruction

by Kahn, Arthur D.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780805240092
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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:… Read more
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A MANUAL OF ROMAN ANTIQUITIES

by Ramsay, William (with Rodolfo Lanciani)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1894
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fifteenth Edition
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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… Read more
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COURTESAN PRINCESS - Catherine Grand - Princesse de Talleyrand

by Joelson, Annette

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First UK Edition
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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… Read more
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THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

by Goodwin, A.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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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… Read more
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THE WARRIOR QUEENS

by Fraser, Antonia

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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$19.95

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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;… Read more
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