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1 BAILLY, Serge et Didier BEAUFORT BEAUFORT, Didier Media Resistance : Un echo pour les voix discordantes
Editions Karthala, Paris, 2000, ISBN:2845860153 
BAILLY, Serge et Didier BEAUFORT. Média Résistance : Un echo pour les voix discordantes . Paris: Éditions Karthala, (2000). Pp. [1]-326,(2). 8vo, illustrated white card covers. A selection of media case studies throughout theeastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, with chapters relating to: Bu rkina Faso, Serbia and Montenegro, Turkey, Nigeria, Chad, Zambia, Morocco, Gambia, Burundi, Haiti, Kosovo, Iran, India, Palestine, Mexico, Mali, Hungary, Israel, &c. Text in French. Vg. 45.00

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2 CRICHTON-HARRIS, Ann Poison in Small Measure: Dr. Christopherson and the Cure for Bilharzia. signed with inscription by author
Brill, Leiden / Boston, 2009, ISBN:9789004175419 
CRICHTON-HARRIS, Ann. Poison in Small Measure: Dr. Christopherson and the Cure for Bilharzia. Leiden / Boston : Brill, (2009). Pp (6),[vii]-xx,[1]-428. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated purple and brown card covers, lettered in purple, brown and yellow. In Khartoum in 1917, Dr. Christopherson injected seventy bilharzia patients with antimony tartrate and cured them. This biography examines the life of this medical pioneer, his fight for priority and professional survival against the politics of exclusion in colonial Africa. Contents : 1. Worms and dead eggs in the long hot summer. 2. Three generations of Christophersons : tanner to clergyman to physician. 3. The Boer War experience : the Imperial Yeomanry Hospital-a palace in the desert.4. Sudan 1902-3 : smallpox delivers both fear and opportunity. 5. 1904 and the appointment blunder. 6. The wellcome laboratory on the Nile and a rela psing fever dispute. A storm in a teacup? Some of what really happened is revealed only in 1923. 7. Christopherson's difficult years : surviving disaster : 1908-1911. 8. 1912 marriage and the decision to remain in Sudan. 9. With the Red Cross in Serbia, and Rudolph Slatin's role as 'fairy godfather'. 10. France 1917. The commission on medical establishments. 11. The 'Aha' moment and consequences. 12. On the practice of medicine, Sudan 1902-1919. 13. Life after Sudan-the varied life of a London consultant. 14. Heavensgate, Gloucestershire. 15. Looking back from the twenty-first century. Appendix A - An analysis of J.B. Christopherson's Dosing Method. Appendix B - Published papers and letters byJ.B. Christopherson. Appendix C - Chronology. Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 70.00

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3 CUNEO, John R. Winged Mars. Volume I : The German Air Weapon - 1870-1914. Second Printing.- and - The Air Weapon 1914-1916. Volume II of Winged Mars. First Priting, both in dustjackets
Military Service Publishing Company, Harrisburg, Pa., 1942, 
CUNEO, John R. Winged Mars. Volume I : The German Air Weapon - 1870-1914. With Illustrations by the Author. Harrisburg, Pa.: The Military Service Publishing Company, (December 1942). Second Printing. Pp (14),1-338. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, red lettering to front board and spine. - with -CUNEO, John R. The Air Weapon 1914-1916. Volume II of Winged Mars. Harrisb urg : Military Service Publishing Company, 1947. First Printing. Pp (14),1-503,(3). Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spie. Contents : [Volume I] 1. In the Beginning. 2. Germany Adopts Military Ballooning. 3. The Rise and Fall of German Military Ballooning. 4. The Beginnings of Anti-aircraft Defense. 5. The First German Dirigibles. 6. The Fight to Build a Rigid Dirigible. 7. The Struggle for Dirigible Supremacy. 8. The German Navy Tries Zeppelins (pp 70-78). 9. Orville Wright Reminds a German General of a Circus. 10. The Birth of German Military Aviation. 11. TheAwakening of German Military Aviation. 12. Airplanes in the German Navy (p p 110-116). 13. The Theoretical Use of the German Air Weapon: I. Captive Balloons and Dirigibles. II. Airplanes. 14. Per Ardua Ad Astra. 15. The Enigma of French Military Aeronautics. 16. The Role of the French Air Weapon. 17. The Air Weapon at the Outbreak of Hostilities. Appendices : I. Parsevals Accepted by the German Army Prior to August 1914. II. Dirigibles Built by the German Army. III. Zeppelins Accepted by the German Army Prior to August 1914. IV. Schutte-Lanz Dirigibles Accepted by the Geman Army Prior to August 1914. V. Private Dirigibles Taken Over by the German Army at the Outbreakof War . VI. Dirigibles Acquired by the French and German Armies Prior to August 1914. VII. Zeppelins Accepted by the German Navy Prior to August 1914 (p. 186). VIII. Some German Army Airplanes of 1914. IX. Some French and German Army Airplanes of 1914. X. Some German Naval Seaplanes of 1914 (p. 189). XI. Some British Naval Seaplanes of 1914 (p. 189). XII. Organization ofthe German Air Weapon Prior to 1914. [Volume II] Part One: Tactical Air Op erations Over Land. 1. The 1914 Doctrine of Warfare. Note 1. Diplomatic Employment of the Air Weapon. 2. The Period of Concentration in the West. Note1. French Strategic Air Reconnaissance. 3. The French Offensive (August 19 14). Note 1. Allotment of Air Units to German Armies on the Western Front August 18, 1914. Note 2. A Comparison of the Tactical Organization of Aviation Units on the Western Front, August 1914. Note 3. French Air Reconnaissance During the Offense. 4. The German March Through Belgium and Northern France. Note i. Allied Observation of the German Wheel, Through Belgium. 5. The Pursuit to the Marne. Note 1. The Allied Discovery of the Wheel of the German First Army. 6. The Battle of the Marne. 7. The Conclusion of Open Warfare in the West. Note 1. Allied Air Reconnaissance September-November 1914.8. The Battles of Gumbinnen and Tannenberg. Note 1. The Russian Air Servic e at the Beginning of the War. 9. The Ending of the Eastern Campaign 1914. , 10. Behind the Operations of the Air Weapon (1914). Note 1. The French Air Service Conquers Its First Crisis. 11. Trench Warfare: Blessing and Blight. Note 1. The Beginnings of Aerial Combat. 12. The Reorganization of the German Air Force (1915). 13. To the End of 1915. Note 1. The R.F.C.in the Allied 1915 Offensives. Note 2. French Aviation in the Fall Offensives of 1915. 14. The German Air Weapon in the 1915 Offensives Against Russia and Serbia. 15. German Antiaircraft Defense (1914-1915). Note 1. German Antiaircraft Activity on the Eastern Front. 16. Verdun (1916). Note 1. French Aviationat Verdun. 17. The Preliminaries to the Somme Offensive (1916). Note 1. Al lied Air Preparations for the Somme. 18. The Somme Offensive (1916). 19. The Conclusion of the Somme Offensive (1916). Note 1. The Allied Air Servicesat the Somme. Note 2. Allied Antiaircraft Artillery. Note 3. German Air Ac tivity in the East and Balkans During 1916. 20. The Reorganization of the German Army Air Force (1916). Note 1. The Beginnings of Reorganization in the British Air Services. Note 2. The Decline of French Military Aviation (1915-1916). Part Two : Tactical Air Operations at Sea. 21. The Watch for the British Fleet (1914). Note 1. The Allied Air Forces (pp 297=3-04). 22. Action in the North Sea (1915). 23. Prelude to Jutland. 24. The Battle of Jutland. Note 1. British Air Service at Jutland. 25. The Sunderland Operation. Note 1. British Air Activity During the Sunderland Operation. Note 2. Ink Battles Over the Jutland and Sunderland Air Operations.Note 3. Naval Air Operations in the Baltic (1914-1916) (pp 346-347). Part Three : Strategic air Operations. 26. The Raids on Great Britain (1914-1916). Note 1. The Antiaircraft Defense of Great Britain. Note 2. German Air Raids on Paris (1914). 27. The Bombing of Germany. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in spine-sunned, chippedand worn, torn and tape-repaired, price-clipped dustjackets. The 2-vol. se t for 225.00

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4 DORDEVIC, Jovan Ideje i Institutcije. signed.
Radnicka Stampa, Beograd, 1972, 
DORDEVIC, Jovan. Ideje i Institutcije . (Beograd): Radnicka Stampa, (1972). Pp. 356. 8vo, pale yellow cloth, with red ribbon marker. Text in Serbian. Green stain to front, else vg. Signed by the author on the title page. 40.00

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5 DURHAM, M. Edith High Albania. facsimile reprint
Ayer Company Publishers, Inc., 1994, ISBN:0405027451 
DURHAM, M. Edith. High Albania . [N.pl.]: Ayer Company Publishers, Inc., (1994). Pp. (6),vii-xii,[1]-352,(4), + 7 leaves of plates. Includes illustrations to text. 8vo, tan cloth with black lettering to front and spine. A facsimile of the 1909 Edward Arnold edition. Contents: 1. The Land of the Living Past; 2. The Land and the Law ; 3. . Kastrati, Skreli, Gruda, and Hoti; 4. Seltze, Vukli, Boga, Rechi; 5. Pulati — Ghoanni, Plani, Thethi; 6. The Prokletija, Shala, and Suma; 7. Dukaghini — Dushmani, Berisaha, Nikaj, Shala; 8. The Coming of the Constitution; 9. In the Debatable Lands — Djakova — Devich; 10. Prizren; 11. Luria — Mirdita; 12. The Return of Prenk Pasha. With Epilogue and index. Very good 60.00

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6 DURRELL, Lawrence. White Eagles over Serbia.
Faber and Faber, London , 1957, 
DURRELL, Lawrence. White Eagles over Serbia. London : Faber and Faber, (1957). First Edition. Pp [1]-200. 8vo, reddish-brown cloth, white lettering tospine. "Methuen, a seasoned survivor of countless spy missions thrust upon him by the Old Etonians running the Awkward Shop (as the British Secret Se rvice was called), feels he needs a respite from it all. He is looking forward to some trout fishing in Scotland. But when his superior, Dombey, explains that something strange is afoot in the Balkans, Methuen’s curiosity is immediately aroused. A fellow British spy has been murdered on a remote mountainside in Serbia by the White Eagles--presumably because he fell afoul of their life-or-death struggle against Tito and the Communists. What the Royalists are up to is a mystery Dombey wants Methuen to solve. The Cold War--weary Methuen feels his blood stir. At the very least, he thinks, the trout fishing ought to be excellent. Setting up camp in a cave deep in the Serbian countryside, Methuen baits his hooks and waits for the contact who willlead him into the deeper water of the mystery. He finds out soon enough th at his mission involves far more than sport fishing--hislife is the one on the line. Hunted by both the Communists and the White Eagles, Methuen is played to his limit. He fights for his life, summoning every ounce of his strength as he gets pulled into a roaring cataract of events that eventually lands him on a dizzying mountain peak--and reels readers in for a tour-de-force climax that will leave them breathless. Based on Durrell’s own experiences with the Foreign Office in Bucharest after WorldWar II, White Eagles over Serbia may be one of the finest spy thrillers ever written.” - (Arcade Publishing). Cocked, spine ends and edges worn, cloth rubbed, ex-library (circular inkstamps, discarded note, spine lettering, rear pouch removed), else good. 30.00

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7 HODDINOTT, R.F. Early Byzantine Churches in Macedonia and Southern Serbia. in dj
Macmillian & Co. Ltd., 1963, 
HODDINOTT, R.F. Early Byzantine Churches in Macedonia and Southern Serbia :A Study of the Origins and the Initial Development of East Christian Art. L: Macmillian & Co. Ltd., 1963. Pp. 263 with 64 pp. of collotype plates, 12colour photographs on 8 photogravure plates, three folding maps at rear, i ncludes almost 300 photographs taken by the author plus numerous in-text illustrations. Double column. 4to, maroon cloth, gilt to spine. Vg, with somelight browning to inner flap edges of price clipped dj. Due to this volume 's excess weight, extra shipping charges will be necessary. 135.00

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8 JELAVICH, Barbara. Russia's Balkan Entanglements, 1806-1914. First Edition in dustjacket
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991, ISBN:0521401267 
JELAVICH, Barbara. Russia's Balkan Entanglements, 1806-1914. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-[292]. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Thisbook examines the reasons for the Russian involvement in the Balkan penins ula and attempts to explain the connections that drew the Russian government into entanglements that were not only dangerous to its great power interests but contained emotional commitments that were difficult to control. Thewars, waged at a high human and economic cost, limited the resources that could be spent on internal development and, in particular when they ended in defeat, led to domestic unrest and, after 1856 and 1917, to drastic internal change." - from the preface. Contents: 1. Rights and obligations acquired: The advance to the Black Sea, the Danubian Principalities, and the Serbian revolution; 2. Rights and obligations defended and extended: The Greek revolution and the Russo-Turkish War, 1828-9; 3. The defense of the status quo: The Crimean War; 4. Balkan involvements continued: The Bulgarian question and the Russo-Turkish War, 1877-8; 5. Final steps: The Belgrade link and the origins of World War I. Very good in dustjacket. 75.00

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9 JELAVICH, Charles Russian and East European Studies Tsarist Russia and Balkan Nationalism : Russian Influence in the Internal Affairs of Bulgaria and Serbia, 1879-1886. Second Printing in dustjacket
University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1962, 
JELAVICH, Charles. Tsarist Russia and Balkan Nationalism : Russian Influence in the Internal Affairs of Bulgaria and Serbia, 1879-1886. Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1962. Second Printing. Pp (8),vii-x,(4),1-304. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In the Russian and East European Studies series. "If Russia comes to liberate, she will be received with great svmpathy; but if she comes to rule, she will find many enemies." The Bulgarian writer Liuben Karavelov thus expressed in 1870 the attitude prevalent among the Balkan peoples toward tsarist Russia. Before her war with Turkey in 1877, Russia had been regarded by the Balkan Slavs as the one country among the great powers who could be expected to assist fulfillment of their hope of independent national existence. The Serbians and. in particular the Bulgarians had turned to their powerful northern protector for aid in their struggle against the Ottoman Empire in the hope that ties of race and religion would make the Russian government sympathetic to their demands for national unity. The combined diplomatic pressure of the great powers at the Congress of Berlin, compelled Russia to relinquish her dominant influence in Serbia to Austria-Hungary, but she was recognized as having hegemony over the newly created autonomous Bulgaria. This gave Russia an opportunity to demonstrate whether the Panslav ideals held byboth Russians and Bulgarians couia be put into practice. Despite hopes to the contrary, the Russian government soon found that the requirements ol foreign policy—particularly, the necessities of military strategy—conflicted with the policies of the Bulgarian government under the leadership of Prince Alexander of Battenberg. In controot, Russia's influence in Serbia was strengthened, for King Milan's strong Austrophil tendencies and his generallyunpopular actions served to draw the Serbian people closer to Russia. With in this framework the author discusses in detail the specific issues in Russo-Bulgarian and Russo-Serbian relations: the controversy in Bulgaria over the Russian-sponsored Bulgarian constitution, the Bulgarian railroads, the control of the Bulgarian army, and the personal animosities between the tsar and the prince; and, in Serbia, the ouster of Metropolitan Mihailo. Particular attention is paid to the dramatic culmination of the national struggle in Serbia and Bulgaria: the union of the two Bulgarias, the Serbo-Bulgarian War, and the kidnapping of Prince Alexander of Battenberg. This study isbased on material in the Public Record Office in London, in the Haus- Hof- Staatsarchiv in Vienna, and on thn papers of Nikolai Karlovich Giers, the Russian foreign minister in the period under discussion." (from the dj). Contents : 1. Introduction: Russia's Near Eastern Policy . 2. Autocratic Russia Sponsors a Constitutional Regime in Bulgaria. 3. The Russo-Bulganan Controversy over the Railroads and the Constitution . 4. Tsar Alexander III Supports Bulgarian Conservatism. 5. The Rule of General Sobolev and General Kaulbars. 6. Russia against the Prince. 7. Austria and Russia in Serbian Polities. 8. The Growth of King Milan's Russophobia. 9. The Triumph of Bulgarian Nationalism. 10. The Collapse of Russia's Bulgarian Policy. 11. Conclusion. Very good in spine-sunned, price-clipped dustjacket. 70.00

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10 KIS, Danilo MIKIC-MITCHELL, Duska, trans. Tomb for Boris Davidovich. First American Edition in dustjacket
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1978, ISBN:0151904863 
KIS, Danilo. A Tomb for Boris Davidovich. Translated by Duska Mikic-Mitchell. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1978). Pp 135. 8vo, black cloth spine, grey boards, red metallic lettering to spine. "The time is Russia in the midst of the Revolution and of Stalin. Here are games of chance: of viloence turned on itself, of madmen, of sadists and adventurers, of tortureres tortured. Kis tells his story through the lives of seven revolutionaries,each from a different country, each a Jew. Each lives for the revolution, and is destroyed by it." from the dj. Contains: "The Knife with the Wooden Handle," "The Sow That Eats Her Farrow," "The Mechanical Lions," "The MagicCard Dealing," ,"A Tomb for Boris Davidovich," "Dogs and Books," and "The SHort Biography of A.G. Darmolatov." Very good in tape-repaired, price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00

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11 MARCHAK, Patricia No Easy Fix : Global Responses to Internal Wars and Crimes against Humanity. in dj.
McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2008, ISBN:9780773533684 
MARCHAK, Patricia. No Easy Fix : Global Responses to Internal Wars and Crimes against Humanity . Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (2008). Pp. (4),[v]-xxiii,(3),[3]-375,(1). 8vo, black paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. "Bringing together her own field interviews, documentary material, and secondary sources, Patricia Marchak critically assesses the recent history of international interventions and criminal prosecutions. She examines three cases in detail -- Cambodia, Rwanda, and the former Yugoslavia in its current forms of Bosnia and Serbia -- considering their international context prior to and during internal wars and arguing that each case has to be understood in its own context and history. There isno common pattern and no easy fix that can mend broken societies after war s." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj. 25.00

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12 MEDIC, Veljko - Rmanjski Dolina Bogova.
Novi Beograd, 1996, 
MEDIC, Veljko – Rmanjski. Dolina Bogova. Novi Beograd : 1996. Pp [1]-97,(3). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Text in Serbian. Edgeworn, stain to back cover, else very good. Inscribed by the author. 30.00

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13 National Anthems) National Anthems of the Allies
G. Schirmer, New York / Boston, 1917, 
(National Anthems). The National Anthems of the Allies. United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium,Russia, Japan, Serbia, Italy, Rumania, Portugal, Cuba. N.Y./Boston : G. Schirmer, 1917. Pp 24. Folio, wrappers. Rubbed, spine worn, else very good. 25.00

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14 NOWAK, Frank Berkshire Studies in European History Medieval Slavdom and the Rise of Russia. Reprint
Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1970, 
NOWAK, Frank. Medieval Slavdom and the Rise of Russia. New York : Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1970. Reprint. Pp (4),v-xii,(2),3-132. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt letering to spine. In The Berkshire Studies in European History series. Contents : I. Medieval Slavdom : - Slav Institutions; - The Western Slavs; - The Rise of Bohemia; - German Influence on Bohemia; - The Rise of Poland; - German Influence in Poland; - Menace of German Military Orders; - Poland and Lithuania Unite (1386) Against Their Common Enemies, andLadislas Jagellon Is Crowned King of Poland; - The Southern Slavs; - The R ise of Bulgaria; - The Rise of Serbia; - Byzantine Influence on the Slavs; - The Eastern Slavs; - Formation of the Kievan State; - Phenomenal Rise of Moscow. II. The Foundation of the Russian Empire : - Social Classes; - Cossacks; - The Foundation of the Empire; - The Romanovs; - Peter the Great (1680-1725); - Reforms of Peter the Great. III. Catherine the Great : - Russia(1725-62); - Catherine the Great; - Internal Policy; - Pugachev Rebellion; - Foreign Policy; - The Polish Question; - The Near-Eastern Question - The Second Partition of Poland; - The Third Partition of Poland. Very good. 40 .00

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15 PARTRIDGE, Monica Serb-Croat Practical Grammar and Reader. 2nd ed in dj
Izdavacki Zavod, 1972, 
PARTRIDGE, Monica. Serb-Croat Practical Grammar and Reader. Beograd, Jugoslavija: Izdavacki Zavod, (1972). Second Edition, revised. Pp. 228. 8vo, black cloth. A slight darkening of the cloth to the lower boards, else vg in dj (spine ends and corners chipped, one inch tear to front top edge). 50.00

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16 ROBERTS, Stephen S. Mariner's Mirror 73:3 WRIGLEY, W.D. PACK, A.J. French Transatlantic Steam Packet Programme of 1840.
Mariner's Mirror, 1987, 
ROBERTS, Stephen S. "The French Transatlantic Steam Packet Programme of 1840." An article in The Mariner's Mirror, Vol.73, No.3, August 1987, pp 273-286. Also W.D. Wrigley's "The Neutrality of Ionian Shipping and its Enforcement during the Greek Revolution (1821-1831)"; M.M. Roche's "Forest Conservation for Royal Navy Timber Supplies in New Zealand, 184-1841"; A.J. Pack's "A Naval Sidelight in the 1812 War with America"; Carla Rahn Phillips' "Spanish Ship Measurements Reconsidered: The Instrucción Náutica of Diego García de Palacio (1587)"; Charles Fryer's "The Watch on the Rhine: The British Naval Mission in Serbia: 1914-1916"; Peter Le Fevre's "The Dispute over theGolden Horse of Algiers" [1681] ; notes, queries, reviews, &c. Vg, for the number. 8.00

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17 SEKELJ, Laslo VUKELIC, Vera, trans. Atlantic Studies on Society in Change, 76) East European Monographs, 359) Yugoslavia : The Process of Disintegration
Social Science Monographs, Boulder, CO, 1993, ISBN:0880332565 
SEKELJ, Laslo. Yugoslavia : The Process of Disintegration . Translated fromthe Serbo-Croat by Vera Vukelic. Boulder, CO: Social Science Monographs, 1 993. Distributed by Columbia University Press. Pp. (4),v-xxiv,1-324,(4). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Atlantic Studies on Society in Change, no. 76. East European Monographs, no. CCCLIX. Contents: 1. Theory and Practice of Self-Management in Yugoslavia; 2. The League of Communists of Yugoslavia, or About Oligarchy; 3. The Crisis; 4. The Final Disintegration of the Yugoslav State. Faint soiling to spine, light spotting to topedge, else vg. 50.00

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18 SETON-WATSON, R. W. Sarajevo : A Study in the Origins of the Great War. First Edition
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., London, 1925, 
SETON-WATSON, R. W. Sarajevo : A Study in the Origins of the Great War. London : Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., n.d. [Preface dated 15 November 1925]. First Edition. Pp (6),7-303,(1). Index. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Light wear to spine ends and corners, penned name and address, else very good, solid. 400.00 Contents: Chapter I. THE AUSTRO-SERBIAN CONFLICT : The Habsburg mission against the Turks–Serb reugeees in Hungary andCroatia-Byzantium and Rome-The Illyrian and Jugoslav ideas-Prince Michael- The Eastern crisis of 1875-8 and Austria-Hungary's occupation of Bosnia-Sebia under Milan and Alexander-Croatia under Khuen–The revival of 1903 – The "Pig War” – The Serbo-Croat Coalition – Austro-Hungarian and Russian rivalry in the BalkansAehrenthal and Izvolsky -The annexation of Bosnia – The Zagreb and Friedjung Trials-William II „in shining armour” – The Southern SlavQuestion as an International issue. CHAPTER II. THE BALKAN WARS : The Bosn ian Diet-Conrad and Italy-The Balkan LeagueThe defeat of Turkey-Cuvaj's dictatorship m CroaüaTugoslav enthusiasm for the Balkan allies – The ProchaskaAffair-Serbia's Adriatic claims-Conrad and the Southern Slavs-Berchtold an d Masaryk-The Second Balkan WarThe Treaty of Bucarest-Austria-Hungary held back by Italy and Germany-William II helps Kings Constantine and Charles — Berchtold, Conrad, and the war party in Vienna-Pasic's overtures rejected-Serbia and Russia-Balkan megalomaniaUnrest in Bosnia and Croatia-Widespread conspiracy. CHAPTER III. THE JUGOSLAV REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT : Serbian sentiment for Bosnia-Kallay's warnings to ViennaThe revolutionary tradition — The new generation — Student journals - Kocic and Radulovic - Zerajic's attempt on the Governor – The Death of a Hero and its influence-The spread of terrorist ideas-Agitation in the schools-Gacinovic and his group— Constant demonstrations and terrorist talk — The conspirators in Sarajevo. CHAPTER IV. THE ARCHDUKE FRANCIS FERDINAND : Character of the Archduke — Conflicts atCourt — His desire for political changes — His hostility to Hungary — His foreign policy — His illness — William II and Francis Joseph — William II and Francis Ferdinand — Discussion of the Roumanian problem — Czernin's warnings — King Charles's alarm — The meeting of Konopiâtë — The growth of a legend. CHAPTER V. THE MURDER OF THE ARCHDUKE : The Bosnian manœuvres and Vidovdan — The murder — Incidents of the funeral — The lack of precautions in Sarajevo — General Potiorek — Outrages against the Serbs — The Wiesner enquiry — The Austro-Hungarian dossier against Serbia — Press polemics — The death of Hartwig. CHAPTER VI. THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CRIME : Four possibilities — The Serbian Government absorbed in internal troubles — The problemof Montenegrin Union — Belgrade's inaction — The "Narodna Odbrana" — The " Black Hand" — Colonel Dimitrijevic — Voja Tankosic — The Salonica Trial andits connection with Sarajevo — The real initiative — The Bosnian youth and their conspiracies — The reminiscences of Mr. Ljuba Jovanovié — Could Belg rade have warned Vienna? APPENDIX: The "Revelations" of Mr. Jovanovic. CHAPTER VII. COUNT BERCHTOLD'S PREPARATIONS FOR WAR : Berchtold's exposé of policy — Its revision after the murder — Tisza's memorandum to Francis Joseph — Obstacles to warlike action — Tisza's attitude — Berchtold and Berlin — The Hoyos mission — William II and Vienna — William II's marginalia — Berlin's encouragement of Vienna — The alleged "Crown Council" at Potsdam — The Joint Austro-Hungarian Council in Vienna (7 July) — The gradual conversion of Tisza — Berchtold and Tisza in agreement — Tschirschky keeps Berlin informed — Reasons for postponement — The Joint Council of July 19: final decisions. CHAPTER VIII. THE DUPING OF EUROPE : Conrad and Krobatin go on leave —Berlin's connivance. Berchtold and St. Petersburg: Sazonov´s confidences P oincaré's visit-Szápáry's evasions-Berchtold misleads Kudashev — German views of Russian unpreparedness. Berchtold and Paris: Berchtold and London : Lützow's warning to de Bunsen - Grey's apprehensions and struggle for peace.Berchtold and Rome: Alarm of San Giuliano and Flotow - Berlin's advice to Vienna-Italy's right to compensation - Berchtold's failure to notify Rome. The attitude of Bucarest-King Charles's warnings and offer of mediation. CHAPTER IX. THE ULTIMATUM TO SERBIA : The Austro-Hungarian Note to Serbia — Giesl's instructions — Jagow and "Central European time" — The impression inEurope — The German Government's reception of the Note — The Serbian answe r — William Il's comments — " Ultimatum " and "Invasion" — An Austrian legal opinion — Grey's efforts at mediation — Sazonov's overtures to Vienna — Berchtold deceives Francis Joseph — Austria-Hungary declares war — A last attempt in Rome — The Tsar's appeal — Conrad and Moltke. CHAPTER X. CONCLUSION. Light wear to spine ends and corners, penned name and address, else verygood. 400.00

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19 STOKES, Gale Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, 3 Garland Reference Library of Social Science, 160) Nationalism in the Balkans : An Annotated Bibliography
Garland Publishing, New York, 1984, ISBN:0824091612 
STOKES, Gale. Nationalism in the Balkans : An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland Publishing, 1984. Pp. (4),v-xvii,(3),1-243,(1). 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, number 3. Garland Reference Library of Social Sciences, volume 160. A handyreference for materials relating to nationalism in the Balkan peninsula. W ith sections dealing with Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Macedonia, as well as for postwar Yugoslavia and the South Slavs under the reign of the Hapsburg dynasty. A bit musty, occasional underlining throughout, else vg. 40.00

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20 TAYLOR, Scott INAT * : Images of Serbia & the Kosovo Conflict. *Regardless of the Consequences. Signed
Esprit de Corps, Ottawa, 2000, ISBN:189589610X 
TAYLOR, Scott. INAT* : Images of Serbia & the Kosovo Conflict. *Regardless of the Consequences. (Ottawa : Esprit de Corps Books, 2000). Pp. [i]-x,[11]-159,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. “INAT is a Serbian noun which does not directly translate into English, but roughly means “regardless of the consequences.” Far from being just a simple word, INAT is best described as a spirit which is embodied in the psyche of the Serbian people. This book is presented as a compilation of Scott Taylor's first-hand observations of Serbia during the 78-day NATO bombardment. INAT covers the xenith of the NATO air raids; the on again, off again peace talks,Russia's sudden race into Kosovo, the NATO (KFOR) deployment, the retreat of the Yugoslavian army, the flight of the Serbian refugees, and the bitteraftermath of the war on a bomb-ravaged Serbia.” - from the back cover. Ver y good. Signed by the author. 40.00

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