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161 British Peoples Party) MARCELLUS, Tom, intro. Failure at Nuremberg : An Analysis of the Trial, Evidence and Verdict
Institute for Historical Review, Torrance, CA, 1983, ISBN:0939484048 
(British Peoples Party). Failure at Nuremberg : An Analysis of the Trial, Evidence and Verdict . [Publisher's introduction by Tom Marcellus]. Torrance, CA: Institute for Historical Review, (1983). . Pp. [1]-42,(6). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled illustrated grey card covers. Originally published in the wake of the trials in 1947 by the far right fascist-leaning British Peoples Party. Includes a selection of... rather interesting "other books" releasedby the publisher. Vg. 40.00

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162 BROCK, Thomas D. KOCH, Robert Scientific Revolutionaries : A Biographical Series. Robert Koch : A Life in Medicine and Bacteriology. First Printing in dustjacket
Science Tech Publishers / Springer-Verlag, Madison, WI / Berlin [[et al], 1988, ISBN:0910239193 
BROCK, Thomas D. Robert Koch : A Life in Medicine and Bacteriology. Madison, WI : Science Tech Publishers / Berlin [et al] : Springer-Verlag, (1988). First Printing. Pp (4),v-ix,(1),1-364,(2). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, letttered in orange. Scientific Revolutionaries : A Biographical Series. "For anyone interested in the origin of the fields of experimental medicine and bacteriology, this book will prove of great value. Robert Koch's story is a stirring example of how a lone country doctor can rise above all odds to become a true scientific revolutionary. Koch was the founder ofthe discipline of bacteriology, and his work formed the basis for all mode rn ideas of hygiene and public health. Given the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the cause of tuberculosis, Robert Koch made major contributions to tropical medicine, immunology, and veterinary medicine. He was also a world traveler and made numerous, important research expeditions to India (where he discovered the cause of cholera), Africa, and New Guinea." (from the dj). Contents : Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Koch's Early Years. 3. The Young Doctor and Husband. 4. Steps toward Maturity: Koch in Wollstein. 5. The Lone Scientist: The Work on Anthrax. 6. First Recognition: Koch and Cohn. 7. Koch's Role in the Microscope Revolutio. 8. Studies on Wound Infections: TheLater Wollstein Years. 9. On to Berlin. 10. Koch at the Crossroads: From L one Doctor to Group Leader. 11. Simple Gifts: The Plate Technique. 12. Sterilization, Disinfection, and other Techniques. 13. The London Meeting: Koch, Lister, and Pasteur. 14. World Fame: The Discovery of the Tuburcle Bacillus. 15. The World Traveler: To Egypt and India in Search of Cholera. 16. The Pasteur/Koch Controversy. 17. The Berlin Professor. 18. At the Center of a Storm: Koch's Work on Tuburculin. 19. Consolidation and Transition. 20. Africa Years: Robert Koch's Research in Tropical Medicine. 21. The World Tour: Koch in America and Japan. 22. As Assessment of Koch and His Work. Chronology. Bibliography of Koch's Writings. Notes. Very good in dustjacket. 60.00

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163 BROCKETT, L.P. Year of Battles : A History of the Franco-German War of 1870-71. Embracing also Paris under the Commune; or, the Red Rebellion of 1871. A Second Reignof Terror, Murder, and Madness. With maps, plans of battles, and numerous portraits, illustrations, and
H.S. Goodspeed & Co, New York , 1871, 
BROCKETT, L.P. The Year of Battles : A History of the Franco-German War of 1870-71. Embracing also Paris under the Commune; or, the Red Rebellion of 1871. A Second Reign of Terror, Murder, and Madness. With maps, plans of battles, and numerous portraits, illustrations, and battle scenes, by Christian Weber. Sold Only by Subscription. New York : H.S. Goodspeed & Co., 1871. Pp (2),[1]-642,(2),+ frontis folding colour map. Illustrated. 8vo, green pressed cloth, gilt to spine. Wear to spine ends, corners bumped, nibbling totop edge of back cover, hinges shaky, penned name, tape-repaired tear to m ap, else good. 55.00

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164 BROGAN, D.W. PROUST, Marcel DE GAULLE, Charles MAURRAS, Charles French Personalities and Problems
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1946, 
BROGAN, D.W. French Personalities and Problems. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1946). First Edition. Pp [1]-228. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Alexander the Great. 2. The French Revolution. 3. Proust as asocial historian. 4. The Proust translation. 5. The ruined temple. 6. Nati onalism, past, present, future. 7. Nationalist doctrine of M. Charles Maurras. 8. Jacques Bainville. 9. Daudet's Clemenceau. 10. Léon Daudet. 11. The ghost of Jaurès. 12. Maurice Barrès : The progress of a nationalist. 13. Charles Maurras: The politics of hate. 14. Bazaine. 15. “Il y avait la France." 16. De Gaulle. 17. France: 1940. 18. The case of Darlan. 19. France in the world. 20. The case of France. 21. The case for French. 22. The France we need news. 23. News out of France. 24. Tracts for the times. 25. Tocqueville. 26. Power. 27. For the Fourteenth of July, 1945. Very good in spine-browned, rubbed and edgeworn, but unclipped, dustjacket, with new price marked in red. 28.00

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165 BROHM, Joachim. Fotoprojekt, 11. LEO, Vince. Berlin 1990. Fotoprojekt 11. First Printing, paperback.
Siemens AG, Berlin und Munchen, 1990, 
BROHM, Joachim. Berlin 1990. (Berlin and Munchen : Siemens AG, 1990). FirstPrinting. Pp. (20). Unpaginated. Illustrated with 5 photo plates. 4to, pri nted grey card covers, white lettering to front cover, blank spine. Fotoprojekt, nr. 11. Siemens Kultur Programm. Text in German and English. Verplfichtungen: Vince Leo. Verantwortlich: Florian Muller. Realisation: Thomas Weski. Joachim Brohm, b. 1955, Dulken, Nordrhein-Westfalen. "It is easy to note those photographers who give their allegiance to an idea of personal vision, whose pictures somehow all carry their author's visual signature. Joachim Brohm's photographs are not of that mind. Their allegiance is to something more sublime, more self-effacing, more difficult to discern. [...] These photographs accept the burden of history. [...] Seen alone Joachim Brohm's photogrpahs are nothing more than still points of photographic realism, it is thorugh a conjunction with the world that they acquire their power to re-enact change. We compare these pictures to the world itself; we recall what once was, we imagine what will soon be." - from Vince Leo's essay. Somelight shelfwear, else very good. 25.00

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166 BROHM, Joachim. HATTENKERL, Torsten. SPECKER, Heidi. SCHWINGE, Florian. Orte Zeiten Geschichte/n. Fotografien aus enem Seminar mit Joachim Brohm, der Fachhochschule Bielefeld / Fachbereich Design. Austellung in der Hochschulgalerie der Fachhochschule Bielefeld vom 9.5.89 bis 10.6.89. First Printing, paperback.
Druckerei und Verlag Volker Hattenkerl GmbH, Bad Oeynhausen, 1989, 
BROHM, Joachim, (konzeption). Orte Zeiten Geschichte/n. Fotografien aus enem Seminar mit Joachim Brohm, der Fachhochschule Bielefeld / Fachbereich Design. Austellung in der Hochschulgalerie der Fachhochschule Bielefeld vom 9.5.89 bis 10.6.89. (Bad Oeynhausen : Druckerei und Verlag Volker Hattenkerl GmbH, 1989). First Printing. Pp. (2),5-41,(1). Illustrated with dozens of colour and black and white photos. 8vo, art-illustrated dark card covers with yellow lettering to front cover and spine, French flaps. Gestaltung: Heike Nehl. Text in German. Includes photographs from Heidi Specker, Michael Krone, Georg Kranz, Christian Kerber, Torsten Hattenkerl, Jochen Siekmann, Peter Day, Kai v. Tettenborn, Roman Rahmacher, Florian Schwinge, Oliver Haupt, and Joachim Brohm. Acquisition note inked to last page, else very good. 25.00

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167 BRONDER, Dietrich Bevor Hitler Kam : Eine historiche Studie. in dj.
Hans Pfeiffer Verlag, Hannover, 1964, 
BRONDER, Dietrich. Bevor Hitler Kam : Eine historiche Studie . Hannover: Hans Pfeiffer Verlag, (1964). Pp. (10),11-446,(2). 8vo, red cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed yellow. Text in German. Previous owner's nametag to ffep, else vg in lightly edgeworn dj. 50.00

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168 BROOKES, Ewart Gates of Hell. 1st UK, no dj.
Jarrolds, 1960, 
BROOKES, Ewart. The Gates of Hell. (L): Jarrolds, (1960). First Printing. Pp (8),9-[144 ]+ 12 p of plates. 8vo, black cloth. Law 0499, Myron Smith World War II at Sea 1852. A general account of the Murmansk convoys in World War Two which employs incidents from several in order to illustrate the author's thesis that lives were needlessly squandered as a result of inept decision-making in high places. Owner's name, ow vg. 35.00

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169 BROOKES, Ewart Prologue to a War : The Navy's Part in the Narvik Campaign. First Edition in dustjacket
Jarrolds, 1966, 
BROOKES, Ewart. Prologue to a War. [dj has subtitle: The Navy's Part in theNarvik Campaign.] L.: Jarrolds, (1966). First Printing. Pp (14),[15]-192 + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Law 0122, Myron Smith World War II at Sea 665. "This is the full account of the Navy's partin this crucial campaign -a vivid story told with all Ewart Brookes' feeli ng for the high drama of war." - from the dj. Contents: 1. Iron Ore, The Sinews of War; 2. 'Exercise Weser'; 3. Germany Strikes; 4. Norway Hits Back; 5. British Submarines Create Havoc; 6. German Destroyers Take Narvik; 7. First Narvik Battle; 8. Second Narvik Battle; 9. Namsos and Lillesjona Landings; 10. Stannard's Trawlers Fight off Stukas; 11.The Navy Evacuates Troops;12. Differences over Narvik Assault; 13. A Plan to Capture Narvik; 14. Eva cuation ogue; 15. The Navy Vindicated. With bibliograsphy and index. Name and a few notes penned on endpapers, else very good in rubbed dustjacket with tears to dj spine, top inch lost. 50.00

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170 BROOKS, Geoffrey Hitler's Nuclear Weapons : The Development and Attempted Deployment of Radiological Armaments by Nazi Germany. no dj.
Leo Cooper, London, 1992, ISBN:0850523443 
BROOKS, Geoffrey. Hitler's Nuclear Weapons : The Development and Attempted Deployment of Radiological Armaments by Nazi Germany . London: Leo Cooper, (1992). Pp. (10),1-212,(2). 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Official Uranium Project of the National Socialist State; 2. The Private Uranium Project of the National Socialist Post Office Ministry; 3. The Voyage of the German submarine U-234; 4. Nemesis. With appendices. Much nautical information throughout. Light dustiness to rear board,top edge spotted, occasional pencilled underlining, else vg. 30.00

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171 BROSZAT, Martin, herausgegeben von Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahrshefte fur Zeitgeschichte, 61 Zasuren nach 1945 : Essays zur Periodisierung der deutschen Nachkriegsgeschichte. pbk.
R. Oldenbourg, Munchen, 1990, ISBN:3486645617 
BROSZAT, Martin, herausgegeben von. Zäsuren nach 1945 : Essays zur Periodisierung der deutschen Nachkriegsgeschichte . Herausgegeben von Martin Broszat. München: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 1990. Pp. (4),[5]-183,(1). 8vo, printed green and white card covers. Schriftenreihe der Vierteljahrshefte für Zeitgeschichte, band 61. Im Auftrag des Instituts für Zeitgeschichte. Herausgegeben von Karl Dietrich Bracher und Hans-Peter Schwarz. Redaktion: Norbert Frei und Hans Woller. Text in German. Vg. 35.00

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172 BROWN, David Tirpitz : The Floating Fortress. First Edition in dustjacket
Arms and Armour Press, London, 1977, ISBN:0853683417 
BROWN, David. Tirpitz : The Floating Fortress. (London) : Arms and Armour Press, ((1977). First Edition. Pp (5),6-160,+ folding plate (Profiles and plan). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the story, in words and pictures, of 'the lone wolf of the north' - the largest battleship ever built for the German Navy. Launched in 1937 and commissioned in 1940, she was not completed until February 1941, and was running sea trials in March of that year - two months before the spectacular sortie of Bismarck, her sister ship. Bismarck's foray into the North Atlantic provided ample evidence of Tirpitz's potential. Althoughit ended in her destruction, it created a serious crisis for the Roval Nav y while she was at large: not only did she sink a British capital ship, Hood, but she forced her opponents to mobilize a total of 7 battleships, 2 aircraft carriers, 12 cruisers and 5 destroyers to hunt her down and sink her.In marked contrast to this, Tirpitz's career was to be a negative one, ess entially strategic, but nevertheless of considerable consequence. Lurking in a Norwegian fiord, Tirpitz posed a constant threat to the heavily- defended Allied convoys that plied between Britain and the North Russian ports, and seriously limited the operational scope of the British Home Fleet. For nearly three years, she constrained the Royal Navy to retain two modern battleships in northern waters, plus an aircraft carrier that would have been much better employed in other theatres of the war. Attempts to winkle Tirpitz out of her lair were as unsuccessful, however, as the attacks made on herup to September 1943. Thereafter, she came under regular air attacK and be tween January 1942 and November 1944, was subjected to 13 attacks by a total of 600 British aircraft. And, in the end, the aircraft triumphed: on 12 November 1944, 29 Lancasters trom Lossiemouth inflicted such damage on 'the floating battery' that she capsized. The latent threat was finally eradicated. Tirpitz the floating fortress is the full story of her design, construction and career. It includes five maps, a large fold-out set of line drawings (by Alan Raven, co-author of British Battleships of World War Two), and over 200 photographs, most of which have never been published before." - from the dj. Contents : Introduction. 1. Building a Battleship. 2. 'To Morroway, to Norroway.' 3. Operation 'Sportpalast.' 4. Operation 'Rosselsprung.' 5. The Latent Threat. 6. Operation 'Source.' 7. Operation 'Tungsten.' 8. Operations 'Mascot' and 'Goodwood." 9. The Ship Busters. Map section (pp 45-48). Photographic section (pp 49-160). Covers flared, else very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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173 BROWNE, J. Ross. Land of Thor.
Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York , 1867, 
BROWNE, J. Ross. The Land of Thor. Illustrated by the Author. New York : Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1867. Pp (4),[i]-vii,(1),[9]-542,(10,ads),(4).Illustrated. 8vo, maroon pressed cloth, bevelled edges, gilt lettering to spine. John Ross Browne (1821-1875). Description of travel in Northern Europe, Russia, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland. Includes chapters on Russia's political system, the Moscow railway, women in Norway and Germany, Iceland's geysers, &c, &c. Ex-library (spine label, bookplate of the Saint John Mechanics Institute Library), spine ends and corners worn, spine sunned, rubbed, hinges shaky, piece of second blank missing, penned names, a good only copy.As is. 50.00

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174 BRUCE, Peter Henry. Russia Through European Eyes, No. 9. Memoirs of Peter Henry Bruce, Esq., A Military Officer in the services of Prussia, Russia, & Great Britain, containing An Account of his Travels in Germany, Russia, Tartary, Turkey, The West Indies, &. as also Several Very Interesting Private Anecdotes of
Da Capo Press, New York, 1970, 
BRUCE, Peter Henry. Memoirs of Peter Henry Bruce, Esq., A Military Officer in the services of Prussia, Russia, & Great Britain, containing An Account of his Travels in Germany, Russia, Tartary, Turkey, The West Indies, &. as also Several Very Interesting Private Anecdotes of The Czar, Peter I, of Russia. New York : Da Capo Press, 1970. New Impression. Pp (6),[iiii]-xv,(1),[1]-527,(1). 8vo, red cloth, gilt vignette to front board, gilt lettering and black panel to spine. Russia Through European Eyes, No. 9. First published 1782, second edition 1783 (Dublin), this reprint being a facsimile of the second edition. Tear to penultimate page, else very good. 80.00 Contents : Book 1 The author's descent. - His grandfather's going into the Prussian service. - John Bruce's marriage and descendants, and the author's birth, etc. - His entering into the Prussian service. - Lines on the battle of Ramillies. - A remarkable story of the author's landlady. - His first campaign.- His second campaign. - Defeat of the French. - Siege of Lisle. - A remar kable accident to prince Eugene. - Captain Dubois. - A sad accident to the enemy's cavalry. - Bon mot of the duke of Marlborough. - Siege of Ghent. - Third campaign. - Siege of Tournay. - Battle of Malplaquet. - Story of a Swiss recruit. - Siege of Mons. - Fourth campaign. - Siege of Doway. - Siege of Bethune. - A sad misfortune to six Scotch officers. - Sieges of Aire andSt. Venant. - Terrible story of the Jesuits at Tournay. Book 2 He goes int o the Russian service, a captain. - Overtakes general Bruce at Pruss-Holland. - A curious story of a man at Elbing. - They arrive at Jaweross, where the Czar is privately married. - General Bruce's rank and honours. - Accountof the Russian army. - Their numbers and cloathing. - Expedition against t he Turks. - Council of war at the Neister. Prince Constanure joins them without any troops. - A swarm of locusts. - The Turks appear. - The Russians form on the river Pruth. - Engage the Turks three days. - The czarina saves the whole army and prince Canamire. - The king of Sweden upbraids the grandvizier. - The Russians return. - Colonel Pitt's lady and daughter carried off by the Tartars. - The grand seignior approves the treaty. - Captain Bruce sent express to Constantinople. - Description of that city. - Its mosques. - Accommodations for strangers. - Strength. - The seraglio. - Scutari, afine view. - The port and harbour. - Suburbs. - Arsenal. - Air and climate . - The Turks contrasted. - Domestic Accommodations. - Internal government of the country. - Religion. - Worship. - The plague. - Their games. - Diet.- Rest. - Exercise of their youth. - Dress of their ladies. - Ointment of Pilo. - Their predominint interest. - Matrimonial privilege. - Concubine marriage. - Policy of their religion. - Severities on the amorous stranger. -Their laws of debt. - In criminal cases. - Their punishments. - The channe l of the captain's information. - New difficulties to the Treaty at the Pruth. - Change of ministry. - A fresh treaty. - Fresh interruption to the peace. - Against which the czar remonstrates. - Ministry again changed. - The Russian ambassador, etc. sent to the Seven Towers. - Mighty preparations for war, which end against the king of Sweden at Bender. - Reflexions. Book 3Marriage of the czarowitz. - The czar's celebration of his old wedding. - General Baur's discovery of himself to his friends and brother officers. - The empress Catherine's descent and rise. - Prince Menzikof's rise, and theczar's narrow escape from poison. - Expedition against the Swedes. - Descr iption of the city of Moscow. - An ambassador from Persia; a great fire in Moscow. - A young physician burnt by the clergy, who are therefore deprivedof the power of life and death, and holidays and convents abridged. - Mann ers of the gentry. - Description of the women. - Entertainments of the common people. - Marriage. - The princess Natalia's humorous fancy in the marriage of the dwarfs. - Three women punished for drowning their husbands. - The punishment of the knout. - The czar's birth and marriage. - A virtuous young lady. - Muscovite robberies and murders. - The czar's danger by them. -Remarkable murder of Swedish officers by Jews. - Suppression of the Robber s. - Seat of empire changed from Moscow to Petersburgh. - A description of the czarowitz's person and manners. - Ridiculous custom in burying. - Theirimages. - Their baths. - Manner of travelling. - Religious fasis. Book 4 C ity of Novogorod. - The Sterlit fib. - Marshal Zeremetof's military mistakes. - The readiest method to get out of the Russian service. - The city of Petersburgh. - The czar's usual table. - His entertainments. - His present of boats to different ranks, and its good design. - An ambassador from Usbeck Tartary. - A naval excursion for his entertainment. - Cronstadt and Cronelet. - Oramanbaum, Petersboff, and Catharinhoff. - The grand dutchess born,and the prince's behaviour on the occasion. - His disrespect to the czar. - Naval expedition, in which the czar was rear admiral. - His gallant action with Ehrenshield. - He takes Aland. - His triumphal entry at Petersburgh.- Promoted to vice-admiral. - He complimnts Ehrenshield's bravery. - His s peech to the senate. - His resentment of the czarowitz's disrespect. - He institutes frequent social assemblies and a royal academy. - Court-martial on Admiral Kruys. - The order of St. Catherine. - Confusions in the revenue,and the consequent distress. - Many delinquents punished. - Fiscals appoin ted. - The czar's public entertainments. - Mr Slitter's perpetuum mobile. -The old Findlander. - Hard frost at Petersburgh. - Experiements on bears. - Method of killing them. Book 5 Descent upon Sweden. - Birth of the emperor's grandson Peter, and death of the princess, his mother. - The birth of Peter Petrowitz, son to the emperor. - A carnaval. - The czar's double eagle. - The czar's attention to improve his capital and country. - His militaryrewards and punisbents. - Thirty tall grenadiers for the king of Prussia. - A horrid murder at Riga. - Contributions on Dantzig. - His scheme in taking Weismar. - Conference with the king of Denmark and arrival at Copenhagen. - The combined fleets. - The Danes alarmed. - Resufe subsistence to the troops. - A conference with the king of Denmark in his capital, with its consequences. - The story of leutenant general Bohn. - Oppressive scheme of the Duke of Mecklenburg. - The distress of his people. - The czarowitz dissapears. - The captain refused leave to quit the Russian service. - The czar'sreturn from Paris. - The return of his army to Petersburgh. - Desorders in his absence redressed. - Attempt to discover a north passage to India. - T he fatal expedition of prince Beckwitz. - A new regulation at Petersburgh, and a silk manufactory at Moscow. Book 6 Return of the czarowitz from Moscow, and his esclusion from the succession. - His accomplices. - The prince, Mary concerned in it. - The trials of the czarowitz at Petersburgh. - His death and character. - The Swedish field-marshall Rheinshield's return home.- Negotiation at Aland, for peace with Sweden, renewed. - King of Sweden's death. - The death of baron Gortz. - The fiscal's information against the grandees for misdemeanours, and their trial. - Prince Gagaren's unaccountable behaviour. - More of the czarowitz's confererates. - Death of prince Peter Oetrowitz. - Prince Peter Alexowitz made a seargeant, taught his exercise, and made ensign. - Negotiations for peace renewed, but fruitless. - The czar resolves to command it. - Memorable descent on Sweden. - The British fleet come too late. - The czar disgusted with Britain. - The Jesuits banished. - The czar seized with a fit at Revil. - General Weyde's illness, and the czar's concern for him. - Affairs of Sweden. - Marshal Weyde's death. - Ill treatment of his family. - His funeral. - The czar reproves Menzikoff. - Captain Bruce's inffectual attempt to quit the Russian service. - The newking of Sweden notifies his accession. - A second invasion. - The Swedes a ttack our fleet with loss. - The czar receives the duke of Holstein into his protection. - Court martial on lieutenant colonel Graves. A curious lawsuit between two brothers at Reval. - Fresh preparations against Sweden. - Proposals on their part, for a cessation of hostilities, rejected. - A third descent on Sweden, which obliged them to sign the preliminaries, and a child remarkdly preserves. - The fleet arrive at Petersburgh. - The czar honoured by his senate with the title of Peter the Great, &c. - A wise reformation in the benefits of the law. - The captain again refused leave to quit. - Triumphal entry into Moscow. - A proclamation and oath regarding the succession. Book 7 The reason for the Persian expedition. - Embark on the river Moscow. - Nismi Novogorod. - Embark on the gallies. - The Ceremiss Tartars. - Casan Tartars. - Manner of fishing in the Wolga. - Kinds of Fish. - Alabaster quarry. - Bulgarian Tartars, and the Maiden-Hill. - Kalmuch Tartars. -Astrachan. - Nagayan Tartars. - Short account of the Tartars in general. - The Nagayan Tartars manner of life. - Desarts near Astrachan rich with sal t. - Fruits at Astrachan. - The Banyan woman's burning herself at her husband's death. - The inhabitants of India. The Banyans. Book 8 Army embark at Astrachan, 18th of July. - Variety of wild fowl on the little islands. - Terki, the capital city of Circassia. - Herring in the Caspian. - Voyage to Bustrow. - General Waterang's account from the province of Andreof. - Circassia, and its inhabitants, their manners, religion, &c. - Continuation of the voyage, and view of mount Caucasus, &c. - The army land at Agrechan. - March into Asia. - Kindness of the Dagastan Tartars. - The army pass the river Sulack. - General Wateraang joins the army. - Embarrassed on their march,a severe punishment of the officers of the guards. - Arrive at Tarku, with a description of the Dagestan Tartars. - Interview with the ladies. - The Dagastan ladies wait on the empress. - Erect a monument at Tarku, and marchfor Derbent through a fine country. - Sultan Udenack's cruelty, and its co nsequences. - Twenty desperate Tartars. - A beautiful Tartar youth slain. -Undaunted resolution of the priest. - Arrive at Derbent. - Description of the city. - Remarkable Tombs. - Alexander and Malkehatura. - Jackalls and sand hares. - Suchary bread. - Two express and one ambassador arrive at the army. - A Turkish ambassador obliges the emperor to return. - Occasion of the troubles in Persia. - The army return. - Cold nights. - Dangerous and harrassing march. - The new town of Swetago-Kerst. - Fort at the river Nitzi destroyed, and revenged. - The army re-imbark at Agrecham. - The provisionsfor the captain's galley lost; a starving voyage. - Arrive at Astrachan th e 15th of October. Book 9 Progress up the Wolga to Czaritza. - The Gost there. - A short history of the Cossacks. - Stephen Ratzin's Rebellion. - Ordered to survey the Caspian Sea, on which he proceeds to Taik and Yembo. - Island of Kula, and Turkistan Tartars. - Gulf of Iskander. - River Oxus and the Usbeck Tartars. - The Gulf of Carabuga. - River Darta. - River Ossa. - Gulf of Astrabat. - Provinces of Terebat and Massenderan. - Gulf of Sinfili and City of Resbt. - Difficult path of the Pyles. - The Rivers Ardeschin and Linkeran, and the famous naphtha oil-pits. - The River Cyrus, or Kur. - The city of Baky. - City of Shamachie. - City of Derbent. - The river Sulack. - Gulf of Agrechan, Island of Trentzeni and city of Terki. - General description of the Caspian Sea. - Watch tower on John's Island. - General Matuskin's marriage to the window in tears. - Contest among the Kalmucks, and expedition against them. - Description of their kibbets. - A battle with the Kalmucks. - Some odd Customs among them. - The Baranetz, or Lambskin. - Returns for Moscow up the Wolga. - A narrow escape from the ice. - Proceed by land. - A cruel robbery in the woods. - A remarkable discovery of a town, with an account of it. - A wild girl taken in the wood. - Arrival at Moscow.Book 10 The Duke of Holstein. - The fall of baron Shasirof. - The captain endeavours to get his discharge. - A dignified troop of chevaliers. - A description of the cathedral. - Procession to the coronation of the empress. -Corenation ceremony. - Procession to the church of St. Michael. - Processi on to the church of the Resurrection. - Dinner in the hall of solemnities. - New mode of promotion. - The captain obtains his furlough. - The captain leaves Moscow. - A Swedish colonel at Riga suspected of having shot Charlesthe XIIth of Sweden. - The captain embarks for Scotland. - Puts into Erdho lm, a Danish harbour and fort. - Description of the harbour. - Departs for Elsingohr. - Driven into Marstr and dismasted. - Quarrel between Carnegie and his mate. - He arrives in Scotland. Book 11 The captain sent engineer tofortify Providence, and goes out in the Rose man of war. - Arrives at the island of Madeira. - Waits on the Portuguese governor. - Description of theisland. - A hard passage to Carolina. - Misses a fine prize. - A violent s torm. - The fortifications at Charlestown. - Arrives at Providence. The ruinous condition of fort Nassau. - Short history of the Bahama islands. - Theoppresive practices of governor Fitzwilliam. - Governor Tinker succeeds hi m. - Short account of that gentleman. - The captain prevails on the inhabitants to carry materials for building fort Montague. - Nature of the stone. - and mastich wood. - Description of fort Montaque. - The governor's letterabout it. - A quarrel with lieutenant Stewart. - The captain confined. - a nd set at liberty. Book 12 The treatment of two privateers and their owners. - Letter from Lieutenant Moone. - Letter from a friend. - Letter from lieutenant Dromgole. - Division of the quick silver. - The captain applies again to the assembly to bring the materials. - The Assembly withdraw the governors salary. - Letter from lieutenant Moone. - Another from Charlestown. -Letter from governor Glen. - Produce of the Bahama Islands, and the adjace nt sea. - Observations on St. Salvador and the Bimini islands. - The inhabitants of Providence. - Description of Fort Nassau. - Cost of both forts. - The captain leave Providence. - Arrives at Charlestown. - A visit from a Cherokee kings. Captain Frankland's rich prize. - A short description of Carolina. - The captain sails for England. - Arrives at London. Tear to penultimate page, else very good. 80.00

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175 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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176 BRUGEL, Johann Wolfgang. Tschechen und Deutsche 1918-1938.
Nymphenburger Verlagshandlung, München, 1967, 
BRUGEL, Johann Wolfgang. Tschechen und Deutsche 1918-1938. (München) : Nymphenburger Verlagshandlung, (1967). Pp [1]-[663],(1). 8vo, white card covers, French flaps. Contents : 1. War Österreich-Ungarn reformfähig? 2. Selbstbestimmungsrecht keine Zauberformel. 3. Der Umsturz 1918/19. 4. Versailles und St. Germain. 5. Versudi zur Klärung der Begriffe. 6. Die Verfassung von 1920. 7. Die ersten Jahre. 8. Deutsche Regierangsbeteiligung - Die erste Phase. 9. Deutsche Regierungsbeteiligung - Die zweite Phase. 10. Deutschland und die Tschechoslowakei – 1918-1933. 11. Im Schatten des Dritten Reiches. 12. Henlein ante portas. 13. Henlein intra muros. 14. Die Demokratie setzt sich zur Wehr. 15. Die Tschechoslowakei in der Außenpolitik des Dritten Reiches. 16. Tschechen und Slowaken. 17. Kommunisten und Nationalitätenfrage. 18. Der Mißbrauch der Geschichtswissenschaft zur nationalistischen Verhetzung. 19. Letzte Rettungsversuche vor Hitlers geglückter Erpressung. 20. September 1938. 21. München. 22. Die Lehren der Vergangenheit. Test in German. A bit warped, rubbed, nicked, name ticket, else very good. 40.00

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177 BRYHER ELLERMAN, Annie Winifred Visa for Avalon. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Pantheon, New York, 1965, 
BRYHER. Visa for Avalon. New York : Harcourt Brace & World, (1965). First Edition. Pp (8),3-119,(3). 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown marbled paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Famous for her fictional evcocations ofthe remote past, Bryher has now written a tale of present and future. Visa for Avalon is as timely as today's newspaper, as timeless as the myths and fantasies by which all of us have always expressed our longing for peace a nd happiness. Vith uncanny precision and swiftness of pace she creates the suspenseful and agonizing hours during which, in a civilized ountry, power can shift to barbaric reaction. As "The Movement," sinister, rude, and ruthless, begins to take over and crush the ordinary satisfactions of life, a scattering of people are drawn together by the magnet of their vision of escape. They seek a land of decency and quiet. The land they dream of is Avalon. that place in the "Isle of' the Blessed" of the Celts to which Arthur was borne in a maic boat after the final battle at Camelford, "the Fortunate Islands of the Greeks," as Geoffrey Ashe calls it in King Arthur's Avalon, "the happy land of Avallon," as William Morris describes it in his Ogier the Dane. Bryher, who has made the past live again in so many novels, restores the myth of Avalon to freshness ana significance. The characters of Visa for Avalon are mostly middle-aged men and women deeply rooted in their country. They come startlingly alive, as does all of the detail of sudden crisis and departure, when a way of life snaps to a close. Bryher, with her sense for the fateful moments in history, has achieved a small and rounded masterpiece, the metaphor of a dominant motif in our time. This novel which contains some of her finest writing and thinking is an important extension of her range, and wll win her new admirers." (from the dj). Bryher (b. September 2, 1894, Margate, England – d. January 28, 1983, Vevey, Switzerland) wasthe pen name of the English novelist, poet, memoirist, and magazine editor Annie Winifred Ellerman, of the Ellerman ship-owning family. She was a maj or figure of the international set in Paris in the 1920s, using her fortuneto help many struggling writers. With her lesbian lover Hilda Doolittle (H .D.) and Scottish writer Kenneth Macpherson, she launched the film magazineClose Up, which introduced Sergei Eisenstein’s work to British viewers. Fr om her home in Switzerland, she helped to evacuate Jews from Hitler’s Germany, and then became a popular historical novelist. Very good in lightly edge worn dustjacket. 35.00

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178 BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred Beowulf : A Novel. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Pantheon Books, New York, 1956, 
BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Winifred). Beowulf : A Novel. (New York) : Pantheon Books, (1956). First US Edition. Pp. (10), 9-201,(5). 8vo, black cloth spine with patterned paper-covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Bryher dedicated this book to Sylvia Beach. "In a novel whose setting is London during the Blitz, and whose characters are the tenacious common people in crisis, Bryher proves herself as masterful a narrator of recent history as she is of ancient Roman frontiers, the crucial age of the Battle of Hastings, or of the Jacobean twilight. Compassion and humor mingle in this beautifully wrought story of a London neighbourhood whose hearth is in the teashop where their lives converge. The book's title , as well as the key to its overtones, comes from the teashop's mascot, a plaster bulldog named for Beowulf, the heroic figure of the Anglo-Saxon epic of hardihood and valor. Beowulf is England's story during Woorld War II. The novel is unmatched in contemporaiy fiction as a rendering of the civilian involvement in total war, which has made a new chapter in numan experience. It could only have been written by someone with Bryher's delcate sense of mood, and with her matchless eye for the commonplace gestures which become the true and enduring symbols of an age." (from the dj). Bryher (b. September 2, 1894, Margate, England – d. January 28, 1983, Vevey, Switzerland) was the pen name of the English novelist, poet, memoirist, and magazine editor Annie Winifred Ellerman, of the Ellerman ship-owning family. She was a major figure of the international set inParis in the 1920s, using her fortune to help many struggling writers. Wit h her lesbian lover Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) and Scottish writer Kenneth Macpherson, she launched the film magazine Close Up, which introduced Sergei Eisenstein’s work to British viewers. From her home in Switzerland, she helped to evacuate Jews from Hitler’s Germany, and then became a popular historical novelist. Very good in lightly nicked and price-clipped spine-sunned dustjacket. 40.00

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179 BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred Coin of Carthage. First British Edition in dustjacket.
Collins, London, 1964, 
BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Winifred). The Coin of Carthage. London : Collins, (1963). First UK Edition. Pp (8), 9-[256]. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Bryher, so often praised for her extraordinary skill in recapturing past periods of crisis, has taken the Second Punic War as the background for her new novel. Through the fate of two Greek traders (and a donkey) she evokes the great struggle between Hannibal and ancient Rome. " It was a familiar story. The armies plundered, the farmers died, merchants starved, nobodysowed the field." Zonas and Dasius belong to the Greek settlements on the Italian coast and their allegiance to Rome is tenuous. When Hannibal's brilliant campaign carries the Carthaginian troops into Southern Italy the traders have no compunction in seeking out the enemy who, far from their nativebases, pay well for leather and oil. But both men are compelled by more th an gain. Adventure, the call of the road, the lure of the golden sands of Africa are temptations towards unknown territory among alien, unryustworthy people and shadowy dangers; they are also invitations to life—and death. Delicately and with unusual insight, Bryher records the dying of the cities of the vanquished and the subtle, corroding change that accompanies he fall from power. The Coin of Carthage is history and allegory, the resent in thepast." (from the dj). Bryher (b. September 2, 1894, Margate, England – d. January 28, 1983, Vevey, Switzerland) was the pen name of the English novelist, poet, memoirist, and magazine editor Annie Winifred Ellerman, of the Ellerman ship-owning family. She was a major figure of the international setin Paris in the 1920s, using her fortune to help many struggling writers. With her lesbian lover Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) and Scottish writer Kenneth Macpherson, she launched the film magazine Close Up, which introduced SergeiEisenstein’s work to British viewers. From her home in Switzerland, she he lped to evacuate Jews from Hitler’s Germany, and then became a popular historical novelist. Very good in lightly nicked and close torn (lower edge of rear panel) unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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180 BRYHER ELLERMAN, Winifred Days of Mars : A Memoir 1940-1946. First American Edition in dustjacket.
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,, New York, 1972, ISBN:0151240558 
BRYHER (ELLERMAN, Winifred). The Days of Mars : A Memoir 1940-1946. First American Edition. New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., (1972). First US Edition. Pp. (10),ix-xii,(2),3-190. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "A sequel to Bryher's earlier autobiography, The Heart to Artemis, butstanding on its own The Days of Mars is a masterly evocation of the war ye ars in Britain. Though long domiciled in Switzerad, Bryher left her house, her library, her c[ompanion and her dogs to join her embattled friends in London and share their hardships. "In wartime," she says in her Foreword, "the only lings that matter are a blanket, food and one s friends." Those friends people her memories, and they are of the widest variety: some of them illustrious, as the Sitwells, the Compton Mackenzies, the American poet H. D.; historians, writers, an American professor of whom she speaks with particular affection; but especially there are London's "little people " sales clerks, a teashop owner and that remarkable cleaning woman Mrs. Ash. The book is filled with sharply outlined scenes that have the startling immediacy—funny, grim, splendid—which characterizes Bryher's special art. It contains some of her very best writing, sparked by her sense of history, the past intersecting with the historical moment she participated in as a living witness. She wanders through the ruins, noting their beauty as well as their horror, the Elizabethans as much by her side as the poets and historians whohelped her survive and whom she helped survive. It is a key to the mood of historical change with whicn she nvests her brilliant fictional reconstruc tions of the more distant past. The Days of Mars is a gallant book that hascaught the grimmest and the finest hours of "this realm, this England. (fr om the dj). Bryher (b. September 2, 1894, Margate, England – d. January 28,1983, Vevey, Switzerland) was the pen name of the English novelist, poet, memoirist, and magazine editor Annie Winifred Ellerman, of the Ellerman ship-owning family. She was a major figure of the international set in Paris in the 1920s, using her fortune to help many struggling writers. With her lesbian lover Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) and Scottish writer Kenneth Macpherson, she launched the film magazine Close Up, which introduced Sergei Eisenstein’s work to British viewers. From her home in Switzerland, she helped to evacuate Jews from Hitler’s Germany, and then became a popular historical novelist. Very good in spine-sunned but unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

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