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Almost Meeting. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KREISEL, Henry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NeWest Press, Edmonton, 1981, ISBN:0912316131:

Seller ID: 15766


KREISEL, Henry. The Almost Meeting [dustjacket adds: and other stories]. Edmonton : NeWest Press, (1981). First Edition. Pp (10),11-148. 8vo, brown cloth, black lettering to spine. Henry Kreisel (b. June 5, 1922, Vienna, Austria - d. April 22, 1991, Edmonton) Canadian writer and professor. This is Kreisel's collected short stories written between 1954 and 1980. The stories: "The Almost Meeting", "Chassidic Song", "Homecoming", "Annerl", "An Anonymous Letter", "The Travelling Nude", "Two Sisters in Geneva", and "The Broken Globe." ... View more info

Alte Bemalte Bauernmobel. Geschichte und Erscheinung, Technik und Pflege. Tenth Edition in dustjacket.

By: RITZ, Josef M. RITZ, Gislind M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Callwey, Munchen, 1984, ISBN:3766706918:

Seller ID: 115216


RITZ, Josef M. and Gislind M. RITZ. Alte Bemalte Bauernmöbel. Geschichte und Erscheinung, Technik und Pflege. (München) : Callwey, (1984). Tenth Edition, expanded. Pp. (5),2-203,(1), including plates (some of which are in colour). Illustrated. Double column. Large square 8vo, illustrated orange cloth boards with black lettering to spine. Text in German. "Der 'Ritz' ist zumStandardwerk über die bäuerliche Möbelmalerei Deutschlands geworden. Die 1 0., erweiterte Auflage wurde um derizehn Farb- und sechs s/w Abbildungin ergänzt. Wissenschaftlich exakt und doch allgemein verständlich wi... View more info

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Anfruhr der Engel. in dj, in slipcase. signed. ltd ed. with print.

By: FRANCE, Anatole LEONHARD, Rudolf (ubertragen) EISLER, Georg MAYER, Hans (nachwort)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paul Zsolnay Verlag GmbH / Büchergilde Gutenburg, Wien, 1983, ISBN:3763228497:

Seller ID: 69622


(EISLER, Georg) FRANCE, Anatole. Anfruhr der Engel . Ins Deutsche übertragen von Rudolf Leonhard. Durchgesehene Fassung Alexandra Auer. Mit einem Nachowrt von Hans Mayer und achtunddreißig Bildren von Georg Eisler. Verlgt vonder Büchergilde Gutenburg im Jahre 1983. (Wien: Paul Zsolnay Verlag GmbH / Büchergilde Gutenburg), 1983. Pp. [1]-285,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue clot h with white lettered red title block to spine, with blue ribbon place-marker in plain red paper covered slipcase. [Dieses Buch ist Nr. 30 von 125 Kopien]. A translated copy of France's "Revolt of the Angels", won... View more info

Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834-1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping.

By: Lloyd's

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Lloyd's, London, 1884,:

Seller ID: 102450


(Lloyd's). Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834 - 1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping. London : (Lloyd's), MDCCCLXXXIV [1884]. Pp (4),[v]-x,[1]-166 + portrait frontispiece + engraved title page + 1 portrait plate + 5 tables (1 folding). Large 8vo, olive cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine, all edges gilt, bevelled edges. Contents : 1. Early History of Classification. — Marine Insurance. — Lloyd's Coffee-house. — Ships' Lists. — Oldest Shipping Registers. — Books dated 1764-65-66, 1768-6... View more info

Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834-1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping.

By: Lloyd's

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Lloyd's, London, 1884,:

Seller ID: 97257


(Lloyd's). Annals of Lloyd's Register 1834 - 1884 : Being a Sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping. London : (Lloyd's), MDCCCLXXXIV [1884]. Pp (4),[v]-x,[1]-166 + portrait frontispiece + engraved title page + 1 portrait plate + 5 tables (1 folding). Large 8vo, olive cloth, gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine, all edges gilt, bevelled edges. Contents : 1. Early History of Classification. — Marine Insurance. — Lloyd's Coffee-house. — Ships' Lists. — Oldest Shipping Registers. — Books dated 1764-65-66, 1768-6... View more info

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Armies of the Danube, 1809. Revised and Expanded Edition, in dustjacket.

By: BOWDEN, Scott. TARBOX, Charles. Armies of the Napoleonic Wars Research Series. PORRET, intro.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Emperor's Press, Chicago, Illinois, 1989, ISBN:0913037087: 1989

Seller ID: 113229

ISBN: 0913037087


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, ... View more info

Austria : A Study in Failure

By: BULLOCK, Malcolm.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co., London , 1939,:

Seller ID: 96087


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... View more info

Austria a Trzeci Rozbior Polski. pbk.

By: GORALSKI, Zbigniew

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warsaw, 1979,:

Seller ID: 76859


GORALSKI, Zbigniew. Austria a Trzeci Rozbior Polski. Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1979. Pp. [1-284]. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. Austria and the Third Partition of Poland. Text in Polish. Chapters: 1. MiedzyRosja a Prusami; 2. Austria wobec Powstania Kosciuszkowskiego; 3. Wejscie do Polski; 4. Przypieczetowanie. Top of spine slightly crunched, very minormarkings to covers, else vg. 45.00 View more info

Austria From Habsburg to Hitler. Volume 1 : Labor's Workshop of Democracy. Volume 2 : Fascism's Subversion of Democracy. With a Foreword by Walther Federn. First Edition in dustjackets.

By: GULICK, Charles A.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles , 1948,:

Seller ID: 98290


GULICK, Charles A. Austria From Habsburg to Hitler. Volume I : Labor's Workshop of Democracy. Volume II : Fascism's Subversion of Democracy. With a Foreword by Walther Federn. Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press, 1948. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]-xxiii,(3),1-771,(1); (2),[i]-xi,(3),775-1906. Index. black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “This two-volume history of Austria from the end of the Habsburg Empire to the annexation byHitler is an exhaustive study of great internal economic, social, and poli tical changes which had fateful consequences for Europe.” (from the dj)... View more info

Austria's Wars of Emergence : War, State and Society in the Habsburg Monarchy, 1683-1797. First Edition, Paperback.

By: HOCHEDLINGER, Michael. Modern Wars in Perspective.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Longman, London, New York, et al, 2003, ISBN:0582290848:

Seller ID: 114790


HOCHEDLINGER, Michael. Austria's Wars of Emergence : War, State and Societyin the Habsburg Monarchy, 1683-1797. London, New York, [et al] : Longman, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (5),vi-xviii,1-466,(4). With maps to text. 8vo,art-illustrated red and black card covers with white and cream lettering t o front cover, cream lettering to red spine. A volume in the Modern Wars inPerspective series. General editors: H.M. Scott and B.W. Collins. "'Austri a's Wars of Emergence, 1683-1797' spans the period from the second Turkish siege of Vienna in 1683 to the Franco-Austrian peace settlement of 1797.... View more info

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Auto Da Fe. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: CANETTI, Elias. WEDGWOOD, C.V., trans.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Stein & Day, New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 21529


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 schola... View more info

Balzac. First English Edition.

By: ZWEIG, Stefan. BALZAC, Honore de). ROSE, William and Dorothy, trans). FRIEDENTHAL, Richard, intro.].

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cassell & Company Limited, New York, 1947,:

Seller ID: 105892


(BALZAC, Honore de). ZWEIG, Stefan. Balzac. Translated by William & DorothyRose. [Introduction by Richard Friedenthal]. London: Cassell & Company Lim ited, 1947. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xiii,(1),[1]-400,(2), portrait frontispiece, + 9 p. of plates (1 of which is folding). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, pressed black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: I. Youth and Early Efforts: 1. Childhood Tragedy; 2. Premature Questioning of Destiny; 3. The Novel Manufactory of Horace de St. Aubin & Co.; 4. Madame de Berny; 5. Business Interlude; 6. Balzac and Napoleon. II. Balzac at Work:... View more info

Baptist Movement in the Continent of Europe. Second Issue: Revised and Re-written

By: RUSHBROOKE, J. H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Kingsgate Press, London, 1923,:

Seller ID: 112598


RUSHBROOKE, J. H. The Baptist Movement in the Continent of Europe. Second Issue: Revised and Re-written. London : The Kingsgate Press, 1923. Pp (6),vii-viii,(2),3-207,(1), frontispiece portrait. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Preface. Introduction.—The Baptist Movement in Europe : Its Far-reaching Success. Part I - Central Europe and Holland. 1. The Pioneer. 2. Germany : Progress and Consolidation. 3. Other German-speaking Lands : German Switzerland and Austria. 4. Holland : Providential Preparation: German and British Influence. 5. Poland : Germaian an... View more info

Battleships of World War I: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Battleships of all Nations 1914-1918. 1st in dj.

By: PRESTON, Antony

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972,:

Seller ID: 76734


PRESTON, Antony. Battleships of World War I: An Illustrated Encyclopedia ofthe Battleships of all Nations 1914-1918. (Harrisburg, Pa.): Stackpole Boo ks, (1972). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-260. Illustrated with drawingsand black and white photos, double column. 4to, black cloth covers with go ld lettering to spine. "Battleships of World War I presents data, illustrations, and career notes for each and every battleship, documenting not only the roles of the bigger dreadnoughts and battle cruisers, but also the workof the older, more obscure predreadnoughts - which often saw a larger s... View more info

Beating Winter. signed

By: DEVINE, J.F

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Goshen Democrat Pr. Co., 1932,: 1932

Seller ID: 41047


DeVINE, J.F. Beating Winter : This is the Account of the Principal Rovings of a Mediterranean Cruise Party; and an Added Appendix of a Tour into Sixteen Countries in Central Europe. Goshen, New York : Goshen Democrat Printing Company, n.d. [1934]. First Edition. Illustrated. Pp (),v-xix,(1),1-336,(2) + portrait frontispiece + [55] leaves plates, [6] leaves maps. 8vo, textured red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map on inside rear cover. "This is an account of the principal rovings of a Mediterranean cruise party, and an added appendix of a tour into sixteen countries in C... View more info

Beobachtungen uber die tagliche Vertikalwanderung des Planktons in tropischen Seen

By: RUTTNER, F. Sonderdruck aus dem Archiv fur Hydrobiologie, XL, 1943, heft 2, 474-492)

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Archiv fur Hydrobiologie, Lunz-am-See, Niederosterreich, Austria, 1943,:

Seller ID: 69115


RUTTNER, F. "Beobachtungen uber die tagliche Vertikalwanderung des Planktons in tropischen Seen : Aus den Ergebnissen der Deutschen Limnologischen Sunda-Expedition, 1928/29" . Mit 3 Kurventafeln auf 3 Texbeilagen. Lunz-am-See, Niederösterreich, Austria: Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Biologischen Station, 1943. Pp. (1),474-492, + 3 maps (some folding). 8vo, stapled self wraps with grey spine. An offprint from Sonderdruck aus dem Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Bd. XL, Aug. Thienemann-Festband, 1943, Heft 2, S. 474-492. Text in German. Name and stamp to front, else vg. 6.00 View more info

Betrayal. First Edition in dustjacket

By: KREISEL, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1964,:

Seller ID: 101118


KREISEL, Henry. The Betrayal. Toronto [&] Montreal : McClelland and StewartLimited, 1964. First Edition. Pp. (6),1-218. 8vo, black and blue cloth. Sp adoni & Donnelly 1732. Design by Frank Newfeld. The second novel by Henry Kreisel (b. June 5, 1922, Vienna, Austria - d. April 22, 1991, Edmonton) Canadian writer and professor. "What at first appears to be merely a thrillingsuspense story of one man's relentless search to avenge a wrong, a tale th at culminates in dramatic events in Edmonton and a haunting epilogue in theCanadian north, becomes a penetrating study of guilt in our society. He... View more info

Between the Parties. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: FOLEY, Helen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 102495


FOLEY, Helen. Between the Parties. London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1958). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-223,(1). 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The story of a love affair in a very small world. [...] William and Rose were in love long ago, before he married her cousin Nancy. Now, when theyfind themselves stationed at the same Army post in Austria, they seem to h ave been given a chance to put right what went so wrong in the past." - from the dustjacket. Crayoned price to upper corner of flyleaf, else very goodin very lightly nicked, unclipped dustjacket. A nice, tidy copy. Un... View more info

Beyond Nationalism : A Social and Political History of the Habsburg OfficerCorps, 1848-1918. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: DEAK, Istvan.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, New York and Oxford, 1990, ISBN:019504505x:

Seller ID: 115444


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... View more info

Biographical Dictionary of Austrians in Canada. pbk.

By: PROKOP, Manfred (compiled by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Modern Languages and cultural Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, 2002, ISBN:0968787614:

Seller ID: 68575


PROKOP, Manfred (compiled by). Biographical Dictionary of Austrians in Canada . Compiled by Manfred Prokop. [Introduction by Frederick C. Engelmann]. Edmonton, AB: Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, University of Alberta,2002. Pp. (4),i,(1),1-270. 8vo, illustrated white and red card covers. A s election of brief biographical sketches on Austrian-Canadian immigrants. Vg. 30.00 View more info