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  • Nolden, Karl
    Friedrich von Holstein, Preussische Köpfe

    Berlin: Stapp, 1983. Card covers with flaps, pp 164, illustrated, index. Ink name at front, corner crease to one leaf, else fine. Text is in German. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.; 12mo 3877761615

    Book ID: 47798
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  • PASCAL, Roy
    FROM NATURALISM TO EXPRESSIONISM: German literature and society 1880-1918

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Basic Books, 1973. Yellow cloth. pp 349, index. Two ink names at front, blue top page edges faded, else fine. Dust jacket is quite faded, price-clipped. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 47822
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  • BARLACH, Ernst
    FULFILLED MOMENTS ON A HIGHER PLANE. From the German of Ernst Barlach. Gleucksmonte im Hoeheren Reich. Translated by Naomi Jackson Groves.

    Hamburg (Germany): Ernst Barlach Haus, 1971. Inscribed by the translator; 20 leaves printed rectos only, stapled, in square octavo card covers with cover label. Tipped in reproduced drawing on verso of second leaf. Edition of 500 numbered copies, this is number 65. Fine copy, inscribed by the translator. "These musings from a Barlach notebook of 1911 were published for the Ernst Barlach Gesellschaft in January, 1970, the hundredth anniversay of the artist's birth." - translator's note. The translator is a Canadian.; Signed by the translator

    Book ID: 11190
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  • TIRRELL, Sarah Rebecca
    GERMAN AGRARIAN POLITICS AFTER BISMARCK'S FALL: the formation of the Farmers' League

    Edition: First Edition

    New York: Columbia University Press, 1951. Green cloth. pp 354, [2]. Small owner name label and ink signature at front; text paper lightly toned; small bump to lower outer corner of front cover; else a fine, jacketless copy.

    Book ID: 44033
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  • Bull, Stephen
    GERMAN ASSAULT TROOPS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: Stosstrupptaktik. The first stormtroopers

    Edition: First Edition

    Stroud, England: Spellmount, 2007. Black boards. pp (xii), 180 + plates. Bibliography, index. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. 1862273626

    Book ID: 43873
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  • Geiss, Imanuel
    German Foreign Policy, 1871-1914

    London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979. Second printing. pp x, 259. Index, notes, bibliography. Ink owner name at front, else fine. Focuses on the factors and actions which help explain the outbreak of WWI. 0710083033

    Book ID: 44499
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  • RAMM, Agatha
    GERMANY 1789-1919: a political history

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Methuen, 1967. Grey cloth. pp (10), 517. Index, bibliography, maps in text. Tidy ink owner name at front, else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Book ID: 44481
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  • Bessel, Richard
    Germany After the First World War

    Edition: First printing

    Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993. Black boards. pp 325, index. Ink owner name, else fine in jacket. Social history.; Octavo 0198219385

    Book ID: 47965
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  • GATZKE, Hans W.
    GERMANY'S DRIVE TO THE WEST (Drang nach Westen): a study of Germany's western war aims during the First World War

    Edition: First Edition

    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1950. Black cloth with paper spine label. pp x, 316. Index. Light yellowing to endpapers and page edges, ink owner name at front, minor rubbing to spine ends; else a fine, jacketless copy.

    Book ID: 43911
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  • HELFFERICH, Karl, Dr.

    New York: Germanistic Society of America, 1914. Tan card covers. pp 124. Edge nicks to covers, soft creases to outer corners throughout, ink owner name, else a good, clean and tight copy. Author was Director of the Deutsche Bank. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48272
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  • BRECHT, Bertolt

    Edition: First of this collection

    Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1962. 12mo, brown boards, 200 pp. Fine copy. White dust jacket is lightly tanned, with a shallow chip at head of spine and a few nicks. Bibliothek Suhrkamp vol. 81. Text is in German.

    Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 33297
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  • GUDRUN. A Story of the North Sea. From the Mediaeval German.

    Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, 1864. Small octavo, original green honeycomb grain bevel-edged cloth, all edges gilt, black endpapers. (iv), 214, (2) pp + frontispiece with tissue guard (sepia tone mounted photo by McGlashon & Walker from a sketch by J. Noel Paton of Herwig's Parting), decorated title page in red and black, head and tail pieces, by J.M. Corner. Spine tips chipped to a depth of 1/4 inch; book a bit leaned; prize bookplate to front pastedown; inner hinges cracked; covers have a bit of wear to outer corners; soft corner crease to text throughout; small rubber stamp to verso of front free endpaper; this is otherwise mainly a VG+ bright copy. Translated by Emma Letherbrow. A prose translation in 23 chapters of this medieval legend of Friesland.

    Book ID: 8775
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  • RYBACK, Timothy W.
    HITLER'S PRIVATE LIBRARY: the books that shaped his life

    Edition: First printing

    London: Bodley Head, 2009. Inscribed by Author; Black boards. Fine in fine jacket. Photos. Inscribed by the author to Michael Ondaatje. ; Octavo; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 54028
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  • BERNHARDI, Friedrich von

    Edition: First edition in English

    London: Hodder & Stoughton / Hugh Rees, 1914. Red cloth stamped in black. pp [2], xiv, 248. 1 cm tear at head of lightly sunned spine; crease across top edge of eary leaves; 1916 ink owner name and a later ink name at front; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. A condensed version of Vom heutigen Kriege (1912). General von Bernhardi was the epitome of Prussian militarism. He advocated a policy of ruthless aggression and complete disregard of treaties and regarded war as a "divine business". His kind caused millions of lost lives in the muddy hell of WWI, but the general himself died in bed at age 80.

    Book ID: 43886
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  • TOLLER, Ernst
    I WAS A GERMAN. The Autobiography of a Revolutionary. Translated by Edward Crankshaw (proof copy)

    Edition: First of this translation

    New York: Paragon House, 1991. (First US ed. was in 1934). Advance uncorrected proof. Light grey non-pictorial card covers. Near fine copy. "A passionate, dramatic account of Germany in the early 1900s, and one of the harrowing 1918-1919 German Revolution - as experienced by one of the century's great Expressionist writers." - cover. Toller, a Jew, fled the Nazis in 1933 and committed suicide in 1939.; Octavo

    Book ID: 25131
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  • NOWAK, Karl Friedrich
    KAISER AND CHANCELLOR: The Opening Years of the Reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II . Translated by E.W. Dickes

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1930. Black cloth. pp (xvi), 290, [6] + plates; index. Cracked inner hinges neatly repaired; yellowing to endpapers and page edges; VG+ otherwise. Worn dust jacket with chips and tears, internal repairs with archival paper tape; only fair. ; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 48087
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  • Jäckh, Ernst (Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter)
    Kiderlen-Wächter der Staatsmann und Mensch, Briefwechsel und Nachlaß

    Stuttgart/Berlin/Leipzig: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1924. Two volumes, octavo, red cloth spines and blue boards. pp 291 + frontispiece portrait; 246, [1], (1, ad). Boards have mild rubbing and a bit of wear to outer corner, ink owner name at front of each volume, else nearly fine. Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter (1852 -1912), was a German diplomat and politician who served as Foreign Secretary and head of the Foreign Office from 27 June 1910 to 30 December 1912. He negotiated the construction of the Baghdad Railway. In 1908, and played a central role during the Bosnia Crisis. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required. Text is in the German Gothic script.

    Book ID: 44139
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  • RINGELNATZ, Joachim [pseud. of Hans Botticher, 1883-1934].
    KUTTEL DADDELDU THE SAILOR. Translated by Frank E. Thomas & Norman C. Marshall. Original Illustrations by Karl Arnold.

    Toronto: Wordwrights Canada, 1986. Octavo, 32 pp, stapled, in paper covers. Ballpoint pen squiggle to foremargin inside front cover and to verso of the title leaf; else fine. Edition of 100 numbered copies, this is #45. A selection from this popular German work, first published in 1923. 092083504X

    Book ID: 20140
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  • NELSON, Harold I.
    LAND AND POWER: British and Allied Policy on Germany's Frontiers 1916-19

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    London / Toronto: Kegan Paul / University of Toronto Press, 1963. Dark blue cloth. pp 402; index. Ink owner name, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has one small tear, else fine. ; Octavo

    Book ID: 48097
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  • Natter, Wolfgang G.
    Literature at War, 1914-1940: Representing the "Time of Greatness" in Germany

    Edition: First printing

    New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1999. Orange boards, pp 280; illustrated, index. Ink name at front, else fine. Jacket spine lightly sunned, else fine. ; Octavo 0300055587

    Book ID: 47828
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