- Tag = Germany
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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 47822
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. 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.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 11190
General Headquarters (German)1914-16 And Its Critical Decisions: General Headquarters 1914-16 And Its Critical Decisions
Uckfield, East Sussex, England: Naval and Military Press, c2004. Glossy card covers. pp (300); maps, index. Ink owner name, else fine. Facsimile reprint of the 1919 edition.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 48031More details Price: USD $19.95
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, . 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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44033
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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 43873
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.
Condition: Binding: Trade PaperbackBook ID: 44499
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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44481
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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 47965More details Price: USD $18.95
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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 43911
GERMANY'S ECONOMIC PROGRESS AND NATIONAL WEALTH 1888-1913
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.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 48272
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: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 33297
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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 8775More details Price: USD $60.00
HEADING FOR THE ABYSS: reminiscences
Edition: First US issue
New York: Payson & Clarke, 1928. Blue cloth. pp 472 + frontispiece portrait. Index. Spine lightly darkened with gilt lettering flaked away; page edges yellowed; slight marks to rear cover; ink owner inscription; VG clean & unworn copy otherwise. Lichnowsky was ambassador to Britain 1912-14 and was the only German diplomat to object to Germany's policies which lead to the outbreak of war. 1.5 kg parcel.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.Book ID: 48328More details Price: USD $19.95
Hostages of Civilization: The Social Sources of National Socialist Anti-Semitism
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, c1970. Second printing of this facsimile reprint of the Gollancz, 1950, original. Red cloth without jacket, as issued. pp 281. Index. Ink owner name at front, else fine.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44028
HOW GERMANY MAKES WAR
Edition: First edition in English
London: Hodder & Stoughton / Hugh Rees, 1914. Red cloth stamped in black. pp , 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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 43886More details Price: USD $30.00
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.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 25131
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,  + 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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 48087More details Price: USD $29.95
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, 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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 44139More details Price: USD $50.00
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.
Condition: Binding: SoftcoverBook ID: 20140
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.
Condition: Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 48097More details Price: USD $24.95