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1 APPELFELD, Aharon GREEN, Jeffrey M., trans. To the Land of the Cattails. First American Edition in dustjacket
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, 1986, ISBN:1555840078 
APPELFELD, Aharon. To the Land of the Cattails. New York : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1986). Pp 148. "Aharon Appelfeld's haunting new masterpiece followsthe journey of a Jewish woman and her son homeward from Austria - into the heart of Hitler's Europe and towards a fate they cannot foresee." Fine in fine dj. 20.00

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2 BACHMANN, Klaus Des Österreichischen Ost - und Südosteuropa-Instituts, Band 25) Ein Herd der Feindschaft gegen Rußland
Verlag für Geschichte und Politik, Wien, 2001, ISBN:3702803742 
BACHMANN, Klaus. Ein Herd der Feindschaft gegen Rußland : Galizien als Krisenherd in den Beziehungen der Donaumonarchie mit Rußland (1907-1914). Wien: Verlag für Geschichte und Politik, (2001). Pp. 292. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Schriftenreihe des Österreichischen Ost- und Südosteuropa-Instituts, Band 25. A volume on the political tensions between the Austrian and Russian monarchies prior to the outbreak of the First World War. Text in German. Vg. 40.00

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3 BALDWIN, Peter SPEAIGHT, George Toy Theatres of the World. First Edition in dustjacket
Zwemmer, London, 1992, ISBN:0302006141 
BALDWIN, Peter. Toy Theatres of the World. Foreword by George Speaight. (London) : Zwemmer, (1992). First Edition. Pp (7),8-175,(1). Ilustrated. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "For over 150 years, throughout the world and by whatever name it is known, the toy theatre has been a source ofenjoyment for children and adults alike. Perhaps the reason for this endur ing popularity has been the ability to provide - in terms of preparing stages, characters, sets, lighting and lines - an excitement akin to that of the real thestre. This extensively illustrated book is the first publication in English to cover the subject of toy theatres worldwide. The section on the English Juvenile Drama studies the designs and work of the leading British toy theatre publishers, such as William West and Benjamin Pollock. This is folowed by a comprehensive examination of toy theatres on the Continent,particularly in Denmark, which still boasts a thriving Toy Theatre Society , and Germany, where the strong interest in the Papiertheater was closely linked to a prolific toy manufacturing industry based in cities like Nuremberg, Neuruppin and Berlin. Especially interesting is Peter Baldwin's study of the toy theatre in America, which provides new evidence to suggest that at least one major New York publisher produced designs that were copied directly from children's journals in England. Finally, the book discusses the influence of the Juvenile Drama on great literary figures such as Chesterton, Dickens,l Thackeray and Mann, as well as providing important practical information on the design and construction of toy theatres." (from the dj). Contents : Foreword. Introduction. 1. The Toy Theatre in England. 2. Papiertheater in Germany. 3. Dukketeater in Denmark. 4. The Kindertheater in Austria. 5. Imagerie Français. 6. Spain and El Teatro de los Ninos. 7. Other Continental Variations. 8. North America. 9. THrough a Child's Eyes. Appendix I - Pollock, Webb, Diaghilev and The Triumph of Neptune. Appendix II - Basic structures of toy theatres. Notes. Chronological list of toy theatre publishers. Bibliography. Public collections of toy theatres and prints. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 150.00

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4 BASSLER, Gerhard P Canadian Ethnic Studies 18:3 Central Europeans in Post-Confederation St. John's Newfounland : Immigration and Adjustment.
Canadian Ethnic Studies , 1986, 
BASSLER, Gerhard P. "Central Europeans in Post-Confederation St. John's Newfounland : Immigration and Adjustment." An article in Canadian Ethnic Studies Vol.XVIII, No.3, 1986, pp 37-46. Slightly rubbed, else vg. For the issue. 10.00

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5 BATOWSKI, Henryk Rozpad Austro-Wegier, 1914-1918. in white-spined dj.
Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków, 1982, ISBN:8308005810 
BATOWSKI, Henryk. Rozpad Austro-Wegier, 1914-1918 : Sprawy narodowosciowe i dzialania dyplomatyczne ; wydanie II, poprawione i uzupelnione. Kraków: Wydawnictwo Literackie, (1982). Pp. 390 + 16 p. of plates at rear. 8vo, pale green cloth with black lettering to front and spine. This volume focuses on the downfall of Austria-Hungary during the First World War. Text in Polish. Front inner hinge cracekd, else vg in rubbed, nicked, tape-strengthened dj. 40.00

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6 BEAILIEU-MARCONNAY, Karl Freiherr von. Hubertusburger Friede. Nach archivalischen Quellen von Karl Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay.
BEAILIEU-MARCONNAY, Karl Freiherr von. Der Hubertusburger Friede. Nach archivalischen Quellen von Karl Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay. Leipzig : Verlag von S. Hirzel, 1871. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-251,(1). 8vo, printed tan wrappers. Text in fraktur German. Charles Olivier Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay (1811-1889) was a diplomat, writer and cultural historian. The Hubertusburger Friede (the Peace of Hubertusburg), signed on 15 February 1763, concluded the Seven Years War. By its provisions Austria renounced all claims to Silesia and Glatz, and Prussia restored Saxony to independence under its ruler, the Elector August III, who died in that year and was succeeded by his son Friedrich Christian. Spine and edges chipped, covers smudged, broken in half, mostly unopened., poor to good only. As is. Scarce. 95.00

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7 BEMELMANS, Ludwig Eye of God. 1st US in dj
Viking Press, New York, 1949, 
BEMELMANS, Ludwig. The Eye of God. N.Y.: The Viking Press, 1949. Pp. (4),v-vi,(2),3-312,(2). 8vo, beige ill. cloth. Vg in unclipped dj (small chips tohead and tail of spine, light wear to corners and front fold, slightly rub bed). 20.00

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8 BEMELMANS, Ludwig My War with the United States. Second American Printing in dustjacket
Viking Press, New York, 1949, 
BEMELMANS, Ludwig. My War with the United States. New York : The Viking Press, (July) 1937. Second Printing. Pp (10),9-151,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, beige illustrated cloth, spine lettering in black, top edge dyed red. "Ludwig Bemelmans, as these words are written, is somewhere in Ecuador, winding slowly on horseback toward the head-waters of the Amazon. When he reaches the coast some weeks from now, he will board a small tramp steamer named the Comedian and sail for the Galapagos Islands. What he will do after that, no one, not even himself, has the faintest idea. When Ludwig Bemelmans first came to America he worked as a busboy in a Chinese restaurant. Some years later he was the proprietor of the Hapsburg, one of the ftnest restaurants in New York. Recently he has devoted ail the time he could spare from his wife and his daughter to writing and illustrating. Hansi and The Golden Basket are two books from his pen whose charming individuality has endeared them togrown- ups as well as to the children for whom they were made. The studio of Jascha Heifetz and the stage decor for Noah stand to his credit, as do articles, stories, and illustrations in Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Town and Country, Fortune, and Story." (from the dj). "The chapters of this book were translated from the pages of my German diary which I kept during my service in the United States army." (from the Foreword). Contents : Foreword; Please Don't Shoot; Tile Operation; Summer Sprouts; The Good Prisoners; Mad Maitre d'Hotel; To the Left; Tirol in Buffalo; David; The Mess in Order; The Buttermachine; Night on Guard; A Trip to Mississipi; Leave of Absence; The Widow from Scranton; Polish Kate's; The Army Is Like a Mother; Bayonet School. Ludwig Bemelmans (April 27, 1898 – October 1, 1962) was an Austria-Hungary-born American writer and illustrator of children's books. He is known best for the Madeline picture books. Very good in chipped, browned, price-clipped dustjacket. 22.00

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9 BIGGINS, John Sailor of Austria : In which, without really intending to, Otto Prohaska becomes Official War Hero No. 27 of the Hapsburg Empire. [A novel]. pbk.
McBooks Inc., Ithaca, NY, 2005, ISBN:9781590131077 
BIGGINS, John. A Sailor of Austria : In which, without really intending to,Otto Prohaska becomes Official War Hero No. 27 of the Hapsburg Empire. [A novel]. Ithaca, NY: McBooks Press, (2005). Pp. [1]-375,(1). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, illustrated yellowish card covers. A seafaring adventure chronicling the heroic achievements of an Austrian ne'er-do-well in the Austro-Hungarian submarine service during the First World War. Vg. 12.00

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10 BIGGINS, John Two-Headed Eagle. First American Edition in dustjacket
St. Martin's Press, New York , 1996, ISBN:0312147511 
BIGGINS, John. The Two-Headed Eagle. A novel. New York : St. Martin's Press, (October, 1996). First American Printing. Pp. (7),viii-ix,(5),1-367,(3). Illustrated with maps. 8vo, blue boards, silver lettering to spine. "Few historical novelists have ever embarked on a project as challenging as John Biggins's series of World War I adventure novels. And few have received sucheager accolades: Reviewers from The New York Times to Publishers Weekly ha ve praised this exciting writer as a vital and worthy successor to the mantles of Patrick O'Brian and C. S. Forester. "The Two-Headed Eagle is the breakout book in Biggins's series: a story of five months of hair-raising adventure on the Italian front in which young Otto Prohaska, the hero of A Sailor of Austria and The Emperor's Coloured Coat, entrusts his life to the nascent, unreliable, and terrifying Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian FlyingService. It is the summer of 1916, and Otto, joined by his self-willed aer ial chauffeur Sergeant-Pilot Toth, entrusts his life to a succession of flimsy biplanes in the sky above war-torn Alpine battlefields. On the ground, the rickety Habsburg empire has begun its final slide to disaster. And in the air is the unmistakable sense that history, poignant and ironic and always surprising, is erupting all around them. "Written with craft, style, andan astonishing breadth of emotion, The Two-Headed Eagle is the continuatio n of a remarkable series." from the dj. Front inner hinge starting, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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11 BLAKENY, C.H. Fragments : : Impressions of Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Scotland and England
BLAKENY, Dr. C.H. "Fragments" : Impressions of Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Scotland and England., (1956). Pp (18),3-121,(3). 8vo, card covers. Watters p.952. Dr. Blakeny was a resident of Moncton, N.B. Vg. 25.00

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12 BOOS, Martin) GOSSNER, Johannes Life of Martin Boos : A Roman Catholic Clergyman in Germany
Religious Tract Society, London, 1850, 
(BOOS, Martin) Johannes GOSSNER. The Life of Martin Boos : A Roman CatholicClergyman in Germany. [An abridgement of Johannes Gossner's biography of t he same title]. London: The Religious Tract Society, [n.d. - mid-1850s]. Pp. (4) of ads, [i]-x,[11]-192. 12mo, pressed brown cloth with gilt letteringto spine all edges gilt. Boos b. 25 December 1762, Huttenried, Bavaria, d. 29 August 1825. Contents: 1. Birth and Education; 2. Settlement at Unterth ingau -- Conversion; 3. Chaplain at Kempten -- Canon at GRünenbach -- Expulsion -- Curate at Seeg -- at Wiggensbach; 4. Effects ofhis preaching -- Persecution of his converts, and of himself; 5. Continuance of persecution -- Boos takes refuge with Feneburg -- apprehended -- tried at Augsburg -- confineda t Geggingen -- sentenced to imprisonment; 6. Unexpected liberation --Settlement at Langeneifnach -- Again summoned before the Ecclesiastical Co urt; 7. Boos in Austria -- Extracts from his Journal -- 8. Boos at Gallenukirch; 9. Michael -- Salvation by works, or salvation by faith; 10. Another storm -- Interview with Counsellor Bertgen; 11. Boos defends his cause -- Appears before the vicar-general; 12. Professor Sailer; 13. Disturbances at Gallneukirch -- Public dispute -- Sermon of Boos; 14. Decision of the consistory -- Renewed testimony of Sailer; 15. Investigation made by the Government respecting Boos; 16. The imperial mandate -- Boos during the war of 1812 -- Letter of Anna Schlatter; 17. Boos in confinement at Lintz; 18. Petition of the parish of Gallneukirch to the emperor of Austria -- Letter from Boos to the archbishop of Vienna; 19. Answers to objections -- The Bishop's injunction -- The emperor's decision -- Boos's departure from Austria; 20. Boos a private tutor at Weihern -- Professor at Dusseldorf -- Minister at Sayn; 21. Boos's last days; 22. Sketch of Boos's character and labours -- Concluding remarks. Ex-library (Acadia College Library), with spine sticker, book label to front pastedown, blindstamp, inner hinges starting, else verygood. 25.00

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Armies of the Danube, 1809.  Revised and Expanded Edition, in dustjacket., BOWDEN, Scott. TARBOX, Charles. Armies of the Napoleonic Wars Research Series. PORRET, intro.
13 BOWDEN, Scott. TARBOX, Charles. Armies of the Napoleonic Wars Research Series. PORRET, intro. Armies of the Danube, 1809. Revised and Expanded Edition, in dustjacket.
Emperor's Press, Chicago, Illinois, 1989, ISBN:0913037087 1989 0913037087 / 9780913037089 
BOWDEN, Scott and Charles TARBOX. Armies of the Danube, 1809. With an introduction by General de Division Porret. Chicago, Illinois : The Emperor's Press, (1989). Revised and expanded edition. Pp. (1),ii-viii,(1),10-236,(4). Illustrated with maps and reproductions. 8vo, blue leatherette with gilt lettering to front board and spine.

A volume in the Armies of the Napoleonic Wars Research Series.

"'Armies on the Danube 1809' is a history and organizational guide to one of the most bitterly contested and evenly matched campaigns of the Napoleonic era. In 1809, for the fifth time since the advent of the French Revolution, Austria declared yet another war on France. Determined to defeat the 'corrupting forces of revolution and anarchy who, by their very existence, threaten our way of life,' Emperor Francis II of Austriasent into the field a new army with the country's best general at its head . Learning from the humiliating, disastrous defeats of the Ulm - Austerlitz campaigns of 1805, Archduke Charles of Austria reorganized and retrained thecountry's armed forces in preparation for the inevitable renewed struggle against France. In 1809 his time came. With far-flung Napoleonic armies across Europe and Iberia, the Habsburgs mobilized and struck. Advantages of preparation and surprise yielded some initial successes but soon the Austro-Hungarian forces were driven back deep into their country by an adversary who was no ordinary general." -from the dustjacket.

1. The Austrian Army of 1809;
2. Napoleon's Armée de l'Allemagne;
3. Echmuhl;
4. Ebelsberg ;
5. Aspern-Essling;
6. Operations in Italy, Dalmatia, Hungary, and Poland;
7. Wagram;
8. 1809 in Perspective;
9. Visiting the Battlefields Today.

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14 BRADLEY, John F.N. Civil War in Russia, 1917-1920. First Edition in dustjacket.
B.T. Batsford, Ltd., London, 1975, ISBN:0713430141 
BRADLEY, J. [John] F.N. Civil War in Russia, 1917-1920. London and Sydney :B.T. Batsford Ltd, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-197,(3). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "For Russia the road from the Bolshevi k uprising against the Provisional Government to the establishment of the USSR proper was a hard one to travel. Not only was there the Red-White civilwar but preceding it and running parallel to some of its phases was extens ive Western diplomatic activity, as well as the military presence of the Czech Legion and the Japanese, plus partisans on both sides. In this widely researched account Dr Bradley has disentangled the political, military and diplomatic skeins on both sides, so that diplomatic activity between London,Paris and Berlin complements that between those capitals and Russia itself . A significant part of the book is the record of Lenin and Trotsky. The work is based on three important new sources of documentation: the Trotsky archive, together with other Bolshevik papers (notably the Smolensk archive);personal documents of the White leaders -- in particular the correspondenc e of Generals Wrangel and Deniken and the latter's diaries; most important of all, the declassified Western archives -- particularly those of France, Great Britain, Italy and the United States, backed up by those of Germany and Austria. For the first time it is thus possible to check conflicting Redand White versions of the Civil War against a third set of records. The re sult is a book of remarkable lucidity, which has a considerable bearing on the history of the First World War and on Great Power diplomatic activity of the period but above all on the foundation of the USSR." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Bolshevik Uprising; 2. Interlude, 1917-1918; 3. Allied Intervention; 4. Civil War in Siberia; 5. Civil War in South Russia; 6. Civil War in North Western Russia; 7. Red and White Civil War. With select bibliography and index. Sparse pencilled marginalia, light spotting to edges, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 40.00

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15 BRUCE-CHWATT, Leonard Jan ZULUETA, Julian de Rise and Fall of Malaria in Europe : A historico-epidemiological study. First Edition in dustjacket
Oxford University Press,, London, 1980, ISBN:0198581688 
BRUCE-CHWATT, Leonard Jan, and Julian de ZULUETA. The Rise and Fall of Malaria in Europe : A Historico-Epidemiological Study. (Oxford) : Published on behalf of the Regional Office for Eurooe of the World Health Organization [by] Oxford University Press, 1980. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xvi,[1],+ 48pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Althoug h 'intermittent fevers' or 'agues' had retreated from northern Europe in the nineteenth century, southern Europe remained in the grip of seasonal epidemics of malaria until the 1950s. Endemic malaria has now disappeared from the whole of Europe thanks to the efforts of the countries concerned and the co-ordination and support provided by the World Health Organization. The publication of this book, written by two internationally known malariologists, coincides with the commemoration of the centenary of the discovery of the malaria parasite by Alphonse Laveran. The authors trace the biological origins of malaria on the continent of Europe, follow the course of this ancient disease, and outline its influence on historical events. The narrativecovers the period from the first description of intermittent fevers by Gre ek and Roman writers and physicians, through the Middle Ages, and up to thepresent time. The book is not only a historical record based on some new s ources but is also an epidemiological study of various geographical, climatic, entomological, socio-economic, and political factors that have contributed to the elimination of malaria as a serious public health problem in Europe. The authors describe in detail the organization and progress of malaria eradication programmes during the past quarter of a century in Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Yugoslavia, and the USSR. The resurgence of malaria in Asia and the enormous prevalence of the disease in Africa are still matters of particular concern for the world, and the authors stress theserious menace now presented by malaria imported into many European countr ies from the tropics. The book is illustrated by a large number of photographs and drawings, many of them hitherto unpublished, and contains an extensive bibliography." (from the dj). Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Origins. 3. Historical record. 4. Malaria in the Balkan countries (Albania, Bulgaria,Greece, Romania, Yugoslavia, European Turkey). 5. Malaria in two Mediterra nean islands (Malta and Cyprus). 6. Malaria in Central Europe (Austria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Switzerland). 7. Malaria in France. 8. Malaria in Germany. 9. Malaria in Italy. 10. Malaria in the Netherlands and Belgium. 11. Malaria in Scandinavia (Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden). 12. Malaria in Spain and Portugal. 13. Malaria in the United Kingdom. 14. Malaria in Eastern Europe (Poland and the U.S.S.R.). 15. International Organizations and theeradication of malaria from Europe. 16. With hindsight into the future. A few faint pencil marks, else very good in spine-sunned, price-clipped dustjacket (tear to top of spine). 150.00

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16 BULLOCK, Malcolm. Austria : A Study in Failure
Macmillan & Co., London , 1939, 
BULLOCK, Malcolm. Austria : A Study in Failure. London : Macmillan & Co., 1939. First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(1),1-319,(1). Index. 8vo, green cloth, giltlettering to spine. “It would be idle to attempt to summarise the contents of Captain Bullock's book; no event of importance is omitted. He examines with particular care the efforts made to unite Austria with Germany from the early days immediately after the Armistice to the failure of the proposedAustro-German Customs Union in 1931 and the final and violent Anschluss in 1938. In addition to his purely historical survey the author devotes chapt ers to the work of the Viennese Municipality, sketches of Viennese and Austrian life and character, Vienna as a centre of theatrical and musical enterprise, the Jewish question and ?economic problems.” - from the dj. Contents: 1. The End of the Monarchy. 2. Austria after the Armistice. 3. The Treat y of St. Germain . 4. Post-War Problems. 5. The Press, Music and Drama. 6. Monsignor Seipel. 7. Seipel and the Anschluss. 8. Starhemberg and the Heimwehr. 9. The Customs Union. 10. The End of Social Democracy. 11. Schuschnigg. Chronological Table. Brown stain to free endpapers, else very good in torn, chipped, price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00

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17 BUTLER, Francelia, and Bennett A. BROCKMAN (eds.) BROCKMAN, Bennett A. ROSEN, Barbara Children's Literature : The Great Excluded. Volume Three.
Journal of The Modern Language Association Seminar on Children's Literature and The Children's , Storrs, Connecticut, 1974, 
BUTLER, Francelia, and Bennett A. BROCKMAN (eds.). Children's Literature : The Great Excluded. Volume Three. Book Review Editor, Barbara Rosen. Storrs, Connecticut : Journal of The Modern Language Association Seminar on Children's Literature and The Children's Literature Association, 1974. Pp (7),8-256. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in maroon. Contents : Articles : A note on the story / James Hillman; Narnia : the author, the critics, and the tale / Walter Hooper; Pinocchio : archetype of themotherless child / James Heisig; Heroic quintuplets : a look at some Chine se children's literature / T.A. Zaniello; Children's literature in Austria / E.M. Lederer; The travail of Jewish children's literature / L.R. Mendelsohn; Literature for the children of Greece / Alexandra Placotari; Contemporary children's literature in Norway / Ingrid Bozanic; The psychological origins of fantasy for children in mid-Victorian England / Ravenna Helson; Family conflicts and emancipation in fairy tales / Walter Scherf; Misunderstood: a Victorian book for adults / Lynne Rosenthal; Sacrifice and mercy in Wi lde's "The happy prince" / J.J. Griswold; Jane Eyre's childhood and popularchildren's literature / Judith Sloman. Chaucer's Treatise on the astrolabe : a handbook for the medieval child / T.J. Jambeck, K.K. Jambeck; "Queeny" and "Scottie" : the value of paternal letters / R.R. Reynolds; Jean George 's arctic pastoral : a reading of Julie of the wolves / J.C. Stott; Some remarks on Raggedy Ann and Johnny Gruelle / Martin Williams; E. Nesbit's WellHall, 1915-1921 : a memoir / J.E. de Alonso; The expression of social valu es in the writing of E. Nesbit / Barbara Smith; In quest of Ms. Mouse / Helen Kay;; Discerning the animal of the thousand faces / Deirdre Pitts; The concept of Oz / D.L. Greene; Artistic awareness in early children's books / J.G. Schiller; "Over the garden wall / I let the baby fall": The Poetry of Rope-Skipping / Francelia Butler. plus Book Reviews. Light wear, spine sunned, faint stain to back cover, else very good. 20.00

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18 BUTLER, Harold Lost Peace : A Personal Impression. UK in dj.
Faber and Faber, London, 1941, 
BUTLER, Harold. The Lost Peace : A Personal Impression . London: Faber and Faber Limited, (1941). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-224. 8vo, black cloth withgilt lettering to spine. The author's memoirs, told "without the least tra ce of pomposity or didactic omniscience [or] pretentious thunderings", of his time spent largely as the Director of the International Labour Office --"the one real success of the League [of Nations]" -- documenting his caree r during the intra-war period, before his resignation in 1938. "He travelled frequently in almost every country in Europe, and also made journeys in Africa, Asia, and America, particularly Canada and the United States". Contents: 1. Travel and Politics; 2. Geneva; 3. France; 4. Germany; 5. Austria; 6. New Nations and Old; 7. The Lost Peace; 8. Questions for To-morrow. Light shelfwear, else very good in nicked, spine-sunned, corner-clipped (but not price-clipped) dust jacket. 30.00

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19 Canadian Historical Association MORTON, Desmond FRIESEN, Gerald DICKASON, Olive Patricia Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers Saskatoon 1979 : A selection of the papers presented at the Annual Meeting held at Saskatoon 1979
Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, Ottawa, 1979, 
(Canadian Historical Association). The Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers Saskatoon 1979 : A selection of the papers presented at theAnnual Meeting held at Saskatoon 1979. Edited by Terry Cook and Claudette Lacelle. (Ottawa : Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, 1979).Pp (6),1-217,(1). 8vo, white printed card covers. Historical Papers : Desm ond Morton's Presidential Address “History and Nationality in Canada: Variations on an Old Theme” (pp 1–10); Terence Crowley's “Thunder Gusts”: Popular Disturbances in Early French Canada” (pp 11–32); Gerald Friesen's “Homeland to Hinterland: Political Transition in Manitoba, 1870 to 1879” (pp 33–47); Chad M. Gaffield's “Canadian Families in Cultural Context: Hypotheses from the Mid-Nineteenth Century” (pp 48–70); Bettina Bradbury's “The Family Economy and Work in an Industrializing City: Montreal in the 1870s” (pp 71–96); Sue Sheridan Walker's “Feudal Constraint and Free Consent in the Makingof Marriages in Medieval England: Widows in the King’s Gift” (pp 97–110); Franz A.J. Szabo's “Haugwitz, Kaunitz, and the Structure of Government in Austria under Maria Theresia, 1745 to 1761” (pp 111–130); William A. Hayes's“A Mighty Impartial Personage”: Disraeli’s Entry into the Tory Party” (pp 131–146); Norman Ward's “Oppositions and Coalitions: James Gardiner and Saskatchewan Provincial Politics, 1929 to 1934” (pp 147–163); Ian MacPherson's“An Authorative Voice: the Reorientation of the Canadian Farmers’ Movement , 1935 to 1945” (pp 164–181); Olive Patricia Dickason's “Europeans and Amerindians: Some Comparative Aspects of Early Contact” (pp 182–202). Some papers in French, some in English. Very good. 22.00

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Auto Da Fe. First American Edition in dustjacket., CANETTI, Elias. WEDGWOOD, C.V., trans.
20 CANETTI, Elias. WEDGWOOD, C.V., trans. Auto Da Fe. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Stein & Day, New York, 1964, 
CANETTI, Elias. Auto da Fé. Translated from the German under the personal supervision of the author by C.V. Wedgwood. New York : Stein and Day Publishers, (©1946, but ca.1964). Pp. (4),5- 464. 8vo, black cloth spine, red boards, top edge dyed red, gilt lettering to spine. Winner of the Prix International. Elias Canetti (b. July 25, 1905 – d. August 14, 1994) was a German language author, born in Ruse, Bulgaria, and later a British citizen. Winnerof the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981. "The story of a man to whom book s mean more than anything else in the world, a distinguished scholar whose delicately balanced mind gradually disintegrates. With an arresting imagination, insight, and a good variety of incident, Canetti discloses the elemnts of Peter Kien's mind that eventually lead to his destruction. Kien is caught between his illiterate and grasping housekeeper and his brutish concierge. He is forced out of the isolation of his treasured library into the underworld of a city where his guide is a dwarf of unimaginable evil. In 'Auto-da-fe', Elias Canetti has writen an absorbing novel with immense vitality,powerful characterization, and robust humor." - from the dustjacket. Small penned name on flyleaf, very top of spine sunned, else very good in lightl y nicked, unclipped dustjacket with small square inch section torn from topof rear dustjacket panel. 65.00

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