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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47828
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  • TOPHAM, Anne
    MEMORIES OF THE FATHERLAND

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Methuen, 1916. Tall octavo, blue cloth. pp viii, 300 + 31 pp catalogue + frontispiece and 11 other plates. Index. Foxing, tanning, small ink names to endpapers; text paper a bit toned, page edges tanned; nicks to spine ends; else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. English governess Anne Topham spent seven years (1902-1909) in Germany as the tutor for Kaiser Wilhelm II's only daughter, Victoria Louise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44034
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  • LICHNOWSKY, Prince (Karl Max, 1860=1928)
    MY MISSION TO LONDON 1912-1914. With a Preface by Professor Gilbert Murray

    New York: Doran, no date (1918). pp (xvi), (45), stapled in white card covers. Covers and first and last pages foxed; chips and tears to two leaves from careless opening (no text affected); small ink owner name on front cover and another on first (blank) page; good. 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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48333
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  • NOTES AND REFLECTIONS DURING A RAMBLE IN GERMANY. By the Author of 'Recollections of the Peninsula', 'Sketches in India', Scenes & Impressions in Egypt and Italy', and 'Story of a Life.' Second Edition by SHERER, Joseph Moyle, 1789-1869
    SHERER, Joseph Moyle, 1789-1869
    NOTES AND REFLECTIONS DURING A RAMBLE IN GERMANY. By the Author of 'Recollections of the Peninsula', 'Sketches in India', Scenes & Impressions in Egypt and Italy', and 'Story of a Life.' Second Edition

    London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827. Second printing (first was in 1826). Original quarter morocco and brown paper-covered boards, cream endpapers. pp iv, 400, page edges untrimmed. Paper spine label perished, with just a small corner remaining; joints partially cracked top and bottom; boards rubbed, corners rounded; occasional foxing in text, light tide margins to fore margins of some leaves; VG copy otherwise, no owner names. Not issued with illustrations. Calais, Boulogne, Dieppe, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Germany, Switzerland, Austria Prague, Dresden, Leipzig and Berlin. A good account, with close social observation, by a junior British Army officer

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 29224
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  • OBSTACLES. Translated from the German by Ursule Molinaro by LETTHAU, Reinhard
    LETTHAU, Reinhard
    OBSTACLES. Translated from the German by Ursule Molinaro

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Pantheon, 1965. Cloth and boards. Page edges yellowed, ink owner name on title page, VG+ otherwise. White dust jacket is darkened, chipped at spine ends, damp stained, soiled; only fair.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 53318
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  • REZZORI, Gregor von
    OEDIPUS AT STALINGRAD. Translated by H.F. Broch de Rothermann and the author

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994. Cloth and boards. First few leaves very lightly rippled with a very small soft corner crease, VG+ otherwise, in fine jacket. A satire on Germany just before the war, written in the 1950s.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52882
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  • HALLER, Johannes
    PHILIP EULENBURG: the kaiser's friend. Translated from the German by Ethel Colburn Mayne (2 volumes)

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Knopf, 1930. Two volumes, octavo, black cloth. pp xxxii, 388; (x), 393, [3} + sepia portraits. Index. Ink owner name at fronts; spine gilt a mite dulled, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless pair. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43850
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  • KÖPF, Gerhard
    PIRANESI'S DREAM: a novel. Translated from the German by Leslie Willson

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Braziller, 2000. Pale green boards. Two small light soil spots to top page edges, else fine in fine jacket. Inscribed but not signed on the title page by the author to a noted Canadian writer "This is the copy for my wonderful fellow writer___ from is Huckleberry Gothic." I have compared the hand to a known author inscription.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 52678
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  • Jefferies, Matthew
    Politics and Culture in Wilhelmine Germany: The Case of Industrial Architecture

    Edition: First Edition

    Oxford: Berg Publishers, 1995. Glossy pictorial boards without jacket, as issued. pp (xiv), 318, [4]. Bibliography, index. Ink owner name at front, small tear to top of rear joint, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43844
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  • YOUNG, Harry F.
    PRINCE LICHNOWSKY AND THE GREAT WAR

    Edition: First Edition

    Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1977. Grey cloth. pp xii, 281 + plates. Note, bibliography, index. Ink owner name at front, small bump to lower outer corner of front cover, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has some rubbing and fading, good. Linchowsky was the German Ambassador to London until WWI broke out. He had become unpopular in Berlin because he urged the government not to invade Serbia. His memoirs were used to show that Germany was mainly responsible for the war.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44087
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  • BIGELOW, Poultney
    PRUSSIAN MEMORIES 1864-1914

    New York: Putnam's, c.1915. Third printing. Black cloth. pp (198), (6, ads). Spine gilt dulled, faint; damp spot to upper outer corner of front cover; pink damp spot to upper outer corner of early leaves; ink owner name at front; pencil name in top margin of title page of Evan Poultney; a good, tight and unworn copy otherwise. Bigelow, an American journalist, was a lifelong friend of Kaiser Wilhelm II (they were schoolmates) and an early admirer of Hitler and Mussolini (admiration rescinded later).

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47957
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  • MAGNES, Judah H,
    RUSSIAN AND GERMANY AT BREST-LITOVSK. A Documentary History of the Peace Negotiations

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Rand School of Social Science, 1919. Terra cotta cloth. pp 192. Spine a little sunned; dam stains with colour loss to margins of covers; text paper lightly toned; small bookplate; else a good, clean, tight and unworn copy of a scarce book. "With the following documentary account of the Brest-Litovsk Peace Negotiations, hitherto an unwritten chapter in the history of the Russian Revolution, the Department of Labor Research begins the publication of a series of monogrpahs on economic and political questions which it hoped will prove valuable contributions to the literature of the Socialist and Labor movements." - from the introductory note by Alexander Trachtenberg.

    Condition: Book: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 26062
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  • HIRSCHFELD, Magnus and Andreas Gaspar
    SITTENGESCHICHTE DES ERSTEN WELTKRIEGS

    Hanau am Main, Germany: Karl Schustek, no date, 1929. Quarto, red cloth. pp 607. Many illustrations, some in colour. Ink owner name, else fine. Bit used dust jacket has chips and tears, good. First published in 1929, this second edition was thoroughly revised and printed in a Roman typeface. A social history of German sexual mores during WWI, reproducing many racy images. Magnus Hirschfeld (14 May 1868 -14 May 1935) was a German Jewish physician and sexologist educated primarily in Germany; he based his practice in Berlin-Charlottenburg. An outspoken advocate for sexual minorities, Hirschfeld founded the Scientific Humanitarian Committee. Historian Dustin Goltz characterized this group as having carried out 'the first advocacy for homosexual and transgender rights'." - Wikipedia.…

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    Hanau am Main, Germany: Karl Schustek, no date, 1929. Quarto, red cloth. pp 607. Many illustrations, some in colour. Ink owner name, else fine. Bit used dust jacket has chips and tears, good. First published in 1929, this second edition was thoroughly revised and printed in a Roman typeface. A social history of German sexual mores during WWI, reproducing many racy images. Magnus Hirschfeld (14 May 1868 -14 May 1935) was a German Jewish physician and sexologist educated primarily in Germany; he based his practice in Berlin-Charlottenburg. An outspoken advocate for sexual minorities, Hirschfeld founded the Scientific Humanitarian Committee. Historian Dustin Goltz characterized this group as having carried out 'the first advocacy for homosexual and transgender rights'." - Wikipedia. "Magnus Hirschfeld, a German Sexologist in the early 20th Century known as the 'Einstein of Sex' for his pioneering work in the field of sexology, was the first person to systematically describe and work with what he described as Transvestite and Transsexual people. He considered transsexualism to be a form of intersex condition, a view that is increasingly held by many today. Working with surgeons in Berlin through his 'Institute for Sexual Science', (Institut füer Sexualwissenschaft) he established and operated what was in practice the world's first Gender Identity Clinic. One of Hirschfeld’s first clients was Einer Wegener, who transitioned to become Lili Elbe, undergoing the world's first documented male to female gender reassignment. " - gendernetwork. 2 kg parcel

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48209
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  • HÖLDERLIN, Friedrich, 1770=1843
    SOME POEMS OF FRIEDRICH HOLDERLIN. Translated by Frederic Prokosch

    Edition: First printing

    Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, 1943. Octavo, pale grey boards. pp [2], (36). Small abrasion on front cover, soft crease to two leaves, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has some tanning; spine has quite minor rubbing and a tiny chip at foot; nicks to rear panel; VG otherwise. Includes a biographical note by Prokosch. German and English text on facing pages. Poets of the Year Series III. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47020
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  • RILKE, Rainer Maria
    SONNETS TO ORPHEUS. Translated by M.D. Herter Norton

    Edition: First of this edition

    New York: Norton, 1942. Blue cloth. Spine faded, else a VG clean & unworn jacketless copy, no owner names. One of the grat poetry books of the 20th century. Text in German with facing English translation.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46784
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  • GATZKE, Hans W.
    STRESEMANN AND THE REARMAMENT OF GERMANY

    Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1969. 3rd printing. Green cloth. pp (12), 132 + frontispiece portrait. Index. Ink owner name at front, else a fine, jacketless copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44502
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  • HENDERSON, W.O.
    STUDIES IN GERMAN COLONIAL HISTORY

    Edition: First US issue

    Chicago: Quadrangle, 1962. Black cloth. pp 150; index. Bit of foxing to endpapers, page edges, and text early and late; ink owner name; else fine. Dust jacket has creases to spine ends, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48469
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  • ECKARDSTEIN, Baron von (Hermann von Eckardstein, 1864-1933)
    TEN YEARS AT THE COURT OF ST. JAMES' 1895-1905. Translated and edited by Prof. George Young

    Edition: First edition in English

    London: Butterworth, 1921. Rose cloth. pp 255 + frontispiece portrait. Index. Spine sunned; damp stain to front cover; outer corners of corners bruised; remains of label inside front cover; some foxing to early leaves; else a good, clean & sound copy, tight in the binding. Uncommon book.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43876
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  • FRENSSEN, Gustav
    THE ANVIL.Translated by Huntley Paterson

    Edition: First US edition

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. Black cloth. Yellowing to page edges and endpapers; shelf wear to lower edges of covers; and to outer corners; VG clean and tight jacketless copy otherwise, no owner names. Once a German Lutheran pastor, Frenssen abandoned Christianity and became a Nazi supporter.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41676
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  • Paret, Peter
    The Berlin Secession: Modernism and Its Enemies in Imperial Germany

    Edition: First printing

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980. Tan cloth; pp 269 + 2 colour plates; b&w illustrations in text, index. Ink owner name, small corner crease to two leaves, else fine in VG jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48028
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