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1 ABENDSCHÖN, Simone Growing into Politics : Contexts and Timing of Political Socialisation
ECPR Press / European Consortium for Political Research Press, 2013, ISBN:1907301429 
ABENDSCHÖN, Simone. Growing into Politics : Contexts and Timing of Political Socialisation. (Colchester, UK) : ECPR Press , (2013). Pp (4),[v]-x,(2),[1]- 280. 8vo, blue hardcovers. In the ECPR Studies in European Political Science series. "This book presents up-to-date empirical research on crucial questions of political socialisation. It suggests new approaches and answers to a classic, but still valid question of political socialisation research: 'Who learns what from whom, under what circumstances, and with what effects?' (Greenstein 1965: 13). The volume maintains that political socialisation is no universal or independent phenomenon, but one significantly shapedby the surrounding parameters of the society in which it is embedded. Ther efore, deficits in political socialisation research have become especially clear in light of political and societal changes over recent decades. The book contributes to two important discussions in the study of political socialisation: first, the question of the (relative) importance of socialisation agents and contexts, second - inextricably interwoven with the first - the timing of political socialisation. From a European perspective, articles in the volume shed light on old problems and topics of the field, using newmethodological approaches or dealing with long-neglected perspectives such as young children's democratic learning or political socialisation.. Inclu des quantitative approaches as well as innovative and explorative case studies." from rear cover. Contents : 1. Introduction: Political Socialisation in a Changing World (by Simnne Abendschon). 2. Parents and Children in the Political Socialisation Process: Changes in Italv Over Thirty-Five Years (by Piergiorgio Corbetta, Dario Tuorto, Nicoletta Cavazza). 3. Children's Political Socialisation within the Family: Value Transmission and Social Milieu Factors (by Simone Abendschon). 4. The Role of Schools in Preparing ] 6- and 17-?year-old Austrian First-Time Voters for the Election (by Steve Schwarzer and Eva Zeglovits). 5. Promoting Political Interest in Schools: The Role of Civic Education (by Gema M. Garcia-Albacete). 6. Emergence of the European Union in Upper Secondary Education: A Comparative Analysis of French, English, German and Cataionian History Textbooks (by Alexandre Blanc). 7.The Effect of Political Socialisation Agents on Political Participation Be tween the Ages of Sixteen and Twenty-One (by Ellen Quintelier). 8. The Socialisation Effects of Digital Media on Personal Autonomy Values (by Carol Galais). 9. Space, the Final Frontier of Political Socialisation Research: Geopolitical Contexts, Migrant Resocialisation and Political Remittances (by Ruxandra Paul). 10. ''Who is Ready to Vote at Sixteen?': New Perspectives in the Study of Political Reasoning (by Bernard Fournier). 11. A Picture Paints a Thousand Words: Children's Drawings as a Medium to Studv Earlv Political Socialisation (by Lena Haug). Fine, as new. 65.00

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2 ABRAHAM, a Sancta Clara - ALEXANDER, a Latere Christi Abrahamisches Bescheid-Essen soll man wohl nicht vergessen : er hat es hinterlassen, mir gfallt es ueber d. Massen, wer nicht will glauben diss, steckBrillen auf u. liss; so wird er finden, daß es keine gewaermte Speisen, so ndern recht safftige Bißlein
Johann Paul Krauß, Wienn und Brünn, 1737, 
ABRAHAM, a Sancta Clara - ALEXANDER, a Latere Christi. Abrahamisches Bescheid-Essen soll man wohl nicht vergessen : er hat es hinterlassen, mir gfalltes ueber d. Massen, wer nicht will glauben diss, steck Brillen auf u. liss ; so wird er finden, daß es keine gewaermte Speisen, sondern recht safftigeBisslein u. wolgeschmacke Uberwuehrlein, aus d. Zehr-Gaden d. Jenigen, wel cher mit seinen Tractament einiger hierin begriffenen Concepten vor kayserl. Maj. beliebt hat aufziehen doerffen [...]. Wienn und Brünn : Johann Paul Kraß, 1737. Pp (22),1-505,(37). 8vo, brown half calf, brown paper covered boards. Text in Fraktur. Abraham a Sancta Clara (July 2, 1644 – December 1, 1709), Austrian divine and Augistinian monk, was born at Kreenheinstetten, near Messkirch. Repaired with a new spine, a few pages and endpapers mended, original boards overlaid with new paper decorated to match, old 18th c. penned names and inscription, browning to some pages, else a very good, solid copy. 500.00

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3 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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4 BEAILIEU-MARCONNAY, Karl Freiherr von. Hubertusburger Friede. Nach archivalischen Quellen von Karl Freiherr von Beaulieu-Marconnay.
1871, 
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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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 BLACK, Jeremy, (ed.). OAKLEY, Stewart SONNINO, Paul STURGILL, Claude Origins of War in Early Modern Europe. First Edition in dustjacket
John Donald,, Edinburgh, 1987, ISBN:0859761681 
BLACK, Jeremy, (ed.). The Origins of War in Early Modern Europe. Edinburgh : John Donald Publishers Ltd, (1987). First Edition. Pp (4),v-xiii,(1),1-271,(3). 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Jeremy Black MBE (b. October 30, 1955) is a British historian. Introduction by Jeremy Black; 1. The French Wars of Henry VIII (by Steven Gunn); 2. War in the Baltic, 1550-1790(pp. 52-71, by Stewart Oakley); 3. The Causes of the Franco-Spanish War of 1635-59 (by David Parrott);- 4. The Origins of Louis XIV's wars (by Paul S onnino); 5. Origins of Wars in the Balkans, 1660-1792 (by Karl Roider); 6. The Origins of the War of the Spanish Succession (by William Roosen); 7. From Utrecht to the Little War with Spain (by Claude Sturgill); 8. The Anglo-Spanish War of 1739 (by Philip Woodfine); 9. Mid-eighteenth Century Conflict with Particular Reference to the Wars of the Polish and Austrian Successions (by Jeremy Black); 10. The Seven Years' War (by Karl Schweiser. With selective bibliography. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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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.
9 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.

Contents:
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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10 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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Auto Da Fe. First American Edition in dustjacket., CANETTI, Elias. WEDGWOOD, C.V., trans.
11 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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12 CARSTEN, F. L. Revolution in Central Europe 1918-1919. First Edition in dustjacket
Temple Smith, London, 1972, ISBN:0851170153 
CARSTEN, F. L. Revolution in Central Europe 1918-1919. London : Temple Smith, (1972). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-360,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the first book to make a comparative study of the revolutionary movements that broke ou tin the Central Europeancountries at the end of the First World War. There have been monographs an d biographies and books on the German revolution, but no survey covering the whole field. d Revolution in Central Europe is based on on studies carried on over many years in many different archives, from Amsterdam to Munich, from Vienna to Graz, Klagenfurt and Innsbruck. It shows no t only what happened in the capitals—Berlin, Munich, Viena, Bdapest - but also in the smal towns and villages of the area. Its central theme is the rise and the decline of the Workers' and Soldiers' Councils, which flourished for a few months and exercised considerable influence, but never developed into Soviets inthe Russian sense and soon lost their power. The book also describes the a ctivities of he nascent Communist Parties, the role of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, the new armies and their politics, the beginnings of right-wing extremism, and the relations of of the Gemans with their neighbours. In doing so is makes use of a multitude of sources which have never been used before, especially of many of the documents and the correspondenaice leftby the Workers' and the Soldiers' Councils. At a time when these Councils have acquired a new political significance it discusse their development and the causes of their failure, a faikure that weakened the whole democraticmovement in Cantral Europe. It is thus not only a historical study of an i mportant movement: it is also of great political and social interest." (from the dj). Contents : introduction: Before the Revolution. 1. Revolution and New Governments. 2. Generals and Soldiers' Councils. 3. The Austrian Volkswehr. 4. The Austrian Workers' Councils. 5. The German Workers' and Soldiers' Councils: Berlin. 6. The Council Movement outside Berlin. 7. The Councils in Bavaria - the Peasant Councils. 8. The Extreme Left. 8. The Extreme Righi. 10. The National Issue. 11. Moving to the Right. 12. A Revolution Defeated. Fading to fore-edge of front cover, else very good in nicked, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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13 DEAK, Istvan. Beyond Nationalism : A Social and Political History of the Habsburg OfficerCorps, 1848-1918. First Edition in dustjacket.
Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford, 1990, ISBN:019504505x 
DEÁK, István. Beyond Nationalism : A Social and Political History of the Habsburg Officer Corps, 1848-1918. New York and Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1990. First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(3),[3]-273,(5), + 10 p. of black-and-white photographs. 8vo, blue cloth spine, mustard yellow paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "In the last seventy years of its long, colorful existence, the Habsburg monarchy provided the conditions for social, economic, and cultural progress in a vast area inhabited by eleven major nationalities and almost as many religious affiliations. Although increasingly plagued by the forces of rising nationalism, the monarchy still preserved domestic peace. After the Compromise Agreement of 1867, which created the Austro-Hungarian Dual Monarchy, its continuance was assured by two factors only: Francis Joseph, who was at once emperor of Austria and king of Hungary, and the armed forces whose bulk formed the so-called Joint or Common Army. This study investigates the social origin, education, training, code of honor, lifestyle, and political role of the Habsburg officers. A distinctive trait of the officer corps was its simultaneous feudal and enlightened character. While clinging to an anachronistic code of honor which set them above the law, the officers submitted to parliamentary control and willingly accepted members of the new bourgeoisie -- among them an astonishing number of Jews." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. From the Turkish Wars to the Revolutions of 1848: An Early History; 2. Absolutism, Liberal Reform, and the Ideology of Preventive War: The Army Between 1850 and 1914; 3. The Making of Future Officers; 4. Life in the Regiment; 5. From Payday to Payday; 6. Latter-Day Knights; 7. Marriage, Family, Sexual Ethics, and Crime; 8. Pensions, Widows, and Orphans; 9. Nobles and Near-Nobles in the Officer Corps; 10. Religion, Nationality, Advanced Training, and Career; 11. The Officers in the Great War. Epilogue: Habsburg Officers in the Successor States and in the Second World War. Appendix: On Belles-Lettres, Memoirs, and Histories. With list of place names, notes, and index. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

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14 DIOGENES Cartoon 58 : The best cartoons of 1957
Bernard Hanison, London, 1958, 
DIOGENES. Cartoon 58 : The best cartoons of 1957. London : Bernard Hanison,(1958). First Edition. Pp (104) unpaginated. Illustrated. Small 8vo, gloss y illustrated white and black paper covered boards. A collection of cartoons from around the world (Denmark, Germany, England, France, Italy, Holland,Austria, Switzerland, and the United States). Very good. 20.00

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15 DOYLE, William. Short Oxford History of the Modern World series. Old European Order, 1660-1800. First Edition, Hardcover
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1978, ISBN:0199130736 
DOYLE, William. The Old European Order, 1660-1800. (Oxford) : Oxford University Press, 1978. First Printing. Pp. (10),[ix]-xviii,[1]-420,(8). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Short Oxford History of the Modern World series; general editor J.M. Roberts. Contents: Part I: Economy: 1. Fundamentals: Population, Prices, and Agriculture: Demographic Recovery -- Price Movements -- A Backward Agriculture -- Agricultural Intertia: Serf Europe -- Agricultural Intertia: Peasant Europe -- Signs of a Breakthrough. 2. Motors of Progress: Towns, Money, and Manufactures: Urban Stagnation -- Wealth and its Investment -- Banking and Credit -- Manufactures: The Pre-industrial Pattern -- Manufactures: Technical Innovation. 3. Wider Horizons: Trade and Empire: Colonies -- Plantations -- Counters and Factories -- Patterns of Trade -- Mercantilism, Empire, and their Enemies. Part II: Society: 4. Ruling Orders: Nobility -- Land -- Power -- Recruitment-- The Aristocratic Life -- Inner Tensions. 5. The Ruled: the Country: Ser fdom -- Peasant Tenures in the West -- Public Burdens -- Peasant Life -- Rural Unrest. 6. The Ruled: the Town: Urban Life -- Urban Poverty -- Varieties of Employment -- Urban Unrest -- The Urban Rich: the Bourgeoisie. Part III: Enlightment: 7. Religion and the Churches: Popular Religion -- Established Religion -- Religious Disputes: Orthodox Europe -- Religious Disputes: Protestant Europe -- Religious Disputes: Catholic Europe. 8. The Progress ofDoubt: Rationalism Rampant -- Descartes Dethroned: Newton -- Descartes Det hroned: Locke -- Sources of Criticism -- Spreading Enlightenment -- The NewSynthesis. 9. A Doubtful Progress: Natural Religion and Beyond -- The Foun dations Destroyed: Hume -- Toleration -- Education -- Towards Utility -- Opponents and Nonconformists -- Flights of Fancy. Part IV: Public Affairs: 10. States and Their Business: Forms of Government -- Theories of Government -- The Business of Government. 11. The Machinery of State: Armies -- Navies-- Justice and Police -- Financial Institutions -- Administrative Centrali zation -- Central Authority -- Policy-Making and Opposition. 12. International Relations: Diplomacy: the Ends -- Diplomacy: the Means -- Louis XIV -- The Spanish Succession -- The Rise of Great Britain -- The Decline of the Dutch Republic and Sweden -- The Emergence of Russia -- The Struggle for Italy and the Retreat of Austrian Power -- The Emergence of Prussia -- The Diplomatic Revolution -- Anglo-French Rivalry -- Poland and the Eastern Question -- The French Collapse. Part V: The Crisis of the Old Order: 13. The Crisis: Untouched Areas -- The British Empire -- The Habsburg Empire -- Northern Europe -- France: the Collapse of the Old Order. 14. Europe in Revolution: 1789: the Transfer of Power -- Revolutions Averted and Aborted, 1789-92 -- France: the Revolutionary Consensus and its Collapse -- Europe at War, 1792-7 -- Republicanism and Terror -- Reaction and Terror -- Towards Dictatorship. 15. The Revolutionary Impact: New Ideologies -- Economic Disruption -- Gains and Losses: The Populace -- Gains and Losses: The "Privileged Orders" -- The Bourgeoisie Triumphant. With bibliography and index. Name to flyleaf, small bookplate inside front board, else very good. 40.00

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History of Port-Royal / Annapolis Royal, 1605 - 1800.  First Edition in dustjacket., DUNN, Brenda
16 DUNN, Brenda History of Port-Royal / Annapolis Royal, 1605 - 1800. First Edition in dustjacket.
Nimbus Publishing Ltd., Halifax, 2004, ISBN:1551094843 2004 1551094843 / 9781551094847 
DUNN, Brenda. The History of Port-Royal / Annapolis Royal, 1605 - 1800.(Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing Ltd. and The Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, (2004). First Edition. Pp. (3),iv-x,1-286. Illustrated. With maps to endpapers. 8vo, green cloth, gilt titles to spine.

A chronicle of the first two hundred years of the Nova Scotia town, once the capital of Acadia. With descriptions of the political and military conflicts which were centred there, in addition to the influence of the Acadian and British settlers in and around the area.

"The quiet, picturesque town of Annapolis Royal stands in startling contrast to its turbulent history: known as Port-Royal until 1710, the community was the centre of early European settlement, the capital first of Acadia, then of Nova Scotia, and a focus of hostilities in every war between Great Britain and France in the seventeenth and eighteenth cen­turies. The cradle of Acadia in the 1600s, the town was one of the prin­cipal settings of the tragic Acadian deportation in 1755. A History of Port-Royal / Annapolis Royal 1605-1800 chronicles the first two hun­dred years of this community, describing with clarity and depth not only the political and military con­flicts, but also Acadian and British social life, a significant influence on the town over the centuries." - from the dj.

Contents:
1. Early European Settlement at Port-Royal, 1605-1654;
2. Port-Royal, 1654-1700;
3. Port-Royal: The Final Years, 1701-1710;
4. Annapolis Royal: The Transition Years, 1710-1713;
5. Annapolis Royal, 1713-1740;
6. Annapolis Royal and the War of the Austrian Succession, 1744-1748;
7. British Social Life in Annapolis Royal, 1713-1749;
8. Annapolis Royal: "A Place of No Consequence", 1749-1800.

With appendices:
A. Administrators in Acadia and Nova Scotia, 1603-1749;
B. Households in the Town of Port-Royal, 1707.

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Spiel im Morgengrauen.  signed with hand-numbered signed print.  in slipcase. , EISLER, Georg) SCHNITZLER, Arthur SCHNITZLER, Arthur EISLER, Georg
17 EISLER, Georg) SCHNITZLER, Arthur SCHNITZLER, Arthur EISLER, Georg Spiel im Morgengrauen. signed with hand-numbered signed print. in slipcase.
S. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt-am-Main, 1973, 
(EISLER, Georg) SCHNITZLER, Arthur. Spiel im Morgengrauen . Novelle. Mit 16Illustrationen von Georg Eisler. (Frankfurt-am-Main): S. Fischer, (1973). Pp. (2),[1]-183,(5), + 1 hand-numbered and signed prints laid in. Small 8vo, dark grey paper covered boards, with vellum(?) spine, in plain dark grey paper-covered slipcase. Diese Vorzugsausgabe wurde mit 100 numerierten Exemplaren aufgelegt. Jedem Buch ist eine Original-Graphik von Georg Eisler, numeriert und signiert beigegeben. Exemplar nr. 63. A German edition of Schnitzler's novella "Night Games", originally published in 1926. This particular edition, one of a hundred published, includes a hand-signed and numbered print by Austrian artist Georg Eisler (who also contributed several of the illustrations to the text of this volume. The print features three men sitting around a table with a woman wearing a plumed hat standing behind one ofthem. It is signed and numbered (63/100) in pencil by Eisler on the bottom edge. The black-and-white illustration measures 5.25" X 3". Also hand-numb ered in ink (with tissue guard) to colophon page. Text in German. Vg. Signed, inscribed and dated by Eisler on the title page. In slipcase. 250.00

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18 EISLER, Georg) Wilhelm FURTWANGLER FURTWANGLER, Wilhelm BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van) Die Musik Ludwig van Beethovens. signed. ltd.
Edition Tiessen, Neu-Isenburg, 1989, ISBN:3920947908 
(EISLER, Georg) Wilhelm FURTWÄNGLER. Wilhelm Furtwängler : Die Musik Ludwigvan Beethovens . Mit einer Original-Radierung von Georg Eisler. Neu-Isenbu rg: Edition Tiessen, (1989). [1]-17,(3), + 1 signed and lettered plate laidin at rear. Illustrated. Large 8vo, patterned white and green card covers witih black lettered white paper title label to front. Die einmalige Auglafbeträgt dreihundert numerierte Exemplare, von dehen die Nummern 1 bis 60 e ine zusätzliche Radierung enthalten. 26 Exemplare A bis Z sind für die Mitarbeiter bestimmt. Dies ist Nummer E [of Z]. A brief, critical examination of the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, written by the one-time conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Includes a signed and lettered print by Austrian artist Georg Eisler laid in at rear. Vg. Signed by Eisler. 200.00

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19 FEDYSHYN, Oleh S. Germany's Drive to the East and the Ukrainian Revolution, 1917-1918. First Edition in dustjacket
Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1971, 
FEDYSHYN, Oleh S. Germany's Drive to the East and the Ukrainian Revolution,1917-1918. New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, (1971). F irst Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xii,(2),[3]-401,(3). Maps. 8vo, red cloth, blacklettering to spine, top edge dyed bluish-grey. Oleh Sylvester Fedyshyn (b. 1928, Ukraine - d. February 3, 2006, New York City). "The years 1917 and 1 918 were critical and unhappy years in the history of the Ukraine, as well as of other states that were to be established on the ruins of the Czarist Empire. In January 1918, in fulfillment of a centuries-old desire for national and political autonomy from Russia, the Central Rada, a freely constituted body of Ukrainian leaders, proclaimed the Ukraine an independent state.In the following month. in a desperate attempt to prevent tne Bolsheviks f rom gaining control over the rich Ukrainian lands, the Rada signed a separate peace with the Central Powers at Brest-Litovsk. Concluded at a moment when the European east was in chaos, this treaty opened the way for German military occupation and political domination of the Ukraine. In this meticulously researched book, Professor Oleh S. Fedyshyn provides a study of the evolution of Imperial Germany's occupation policies and German relations withthe complex internal situation in the Ukraine and other eastern lands. Alt hough he is primarily concerned with the Reich's drive into the Ukraine andwith the Ukrainian independence movement, Professor Fedyshyn deals also wi th Austrian aims in the Ukraine, the problem of rile Crimea and the Black Sea, the Polish question, and Russian-German relations of the period. Some of the most interesting aspects of this fresh examination of the Reich's eastern gamble during World War I have to do with the frictions and rivalry between the Reich's war lords and the German Foreign Office. As Professor Fedyshyn points out, events in the east, and even the destinies of the war, might have developed along entirely different lines had the Reich pursued a different or less ambivalent eastern polcy, or had different officials been appointed to administer the occupation. He offers a close analysis of German maneuverings with respect to the overthrow of the Rada and the establishment of General Skoropadsky's Hetmanate as they were dictated by both ideological or expansionist projections and short-range economic and military considerations. Professor Fedyshyn bases his book principally on German and Austrian archival materials captured by the Allies during World War II, afterthe fall of Berlin. Scholarly and restrained, Professor Fedyhyn is none th e less clear in expressing his differences with other interpretations of Germany's eastern aims during World War I. What emerges is a realistic view of one policy during this period, as well as discussion of a significant phase of the Ukrainian national movement. This earlier German involment in theaffairs of the second largest ethnic group of the Czarist Empire helps to explain the repeated German occupation of the Ukraine during World War II and the Ukrainian response to the Germans in both wars." (from the dj). Contents : 1. The Ukranian national movement and the outbreak of World War I. 2. German war aims in the east and the Ukraine, 1914-1916. 3. German plans in the east and the Russian revolution. 4. The Ukranian Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. 5. The occupation of the Ukraine. 6. The aftermath : the development of occupation policies. 7. The turning point : General Skoropadsky's coup d'etat. 8. The Hetmanate : return to "normalcy". 9. Economic exploitation of the Ukraine : a balance sheet. 10. German plans and policies in the Crimea and the Black Sea basin. 11. Disengagement and collapse : the fall of the Hetmanate and the end of the occupation. 12. Conclusion. Very good in edgeworn and rubbed, price-clipped dustjacket. 35.00

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20 FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). MEISEL, John de VRIES, John SCOTTON, Carol Myers Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism.
Mouton Publishers, The Hague / Paris / New York , 1978, ISBN:9027977429 
FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism. The Hague / Paris / New York : Mouton Publishers, (1978). Student Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),1-842,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red card covers. Contents : Part One: Language Contact. 1. Bilingualism, Language Contact,and Immigrant Languages in the United States. A Research Report, 1956-1970 (by Einar Haugen). 2. Some (German-English) Language Contact Phenomena at the Discourse Level (by Michael G. Clyne). 3. Triglossia and Swahili-English Bilingualism in Tanzania (by M. H. Abdulaziz Mkilifi). Part Two: LanguageMaintenance and language Shift. 4. Occupational Concomitants of Language V ariability in Southern Austrian Bilingual Communities (by Lilian A. Brudner-White). 5. Yiddish in Israel. A Case Study of Efforts to Revise a Monocentric Language Policy (by Joshua A. Fishman and David E. Fishman). 6. Migration and the Decline of the Welsh Language (by Glyn Lewis). 7. Issues and Trends in Frisian Bilingualism (by Liewe Pietersen). 8. Doukhobor Russian Language Maintenance (by A. L. Vanek and Regna Darnell). 9. The Assimilation and Non-Assimiliilatioon of European Linguistic Minorities. A Sociological Retrospection (by P. H. van der Plank). Part Three: The Spread of Languages of Wider Communication. 10. The Spread of Amharic in Ethiopia (by Robert L. Cooper). 11. English in South Asia (by Braj B. Kachru). 12. Distribution ofContact Languages in India. A Study of the 1961 Bilingualism Returns (by L achman M. Khubchandani). 13. A Survey of English Use in Jordan (by G. Richard Tuck). Part Four. The Re-establishment of Functional Allocation. 14. Trends in the Study of Athapaskan Language Maintenance and Bilingualism (by James Kari and Bernard Spolski). 15. Values, Language, and Politics in Canada(by John Meisel). 16. Language in East Africa. Linguistic Patterns and Pol itical Ideologies (by Carol Myers Scotton). 17. Trends in Bilingualism in Canada (by Frank G. Vallee and John de Vries). Addenda: A1. A Graduate Program in the Sociology of Language (by Joshua A. Fishman). A2. The Developmentof the Sociology of Language and Its Social Implications (by Rolf Kjolseth ). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Spine sunned, rubbed, creased, half-title page corner-clipped, else very good. 40.00

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