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1 Surrey: The County Handbook
Ed. J. Burrow Fourth Edition Paperback Fair+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
148 pp. No date in book, circa 1950s. Two laid-in slips, one with Surrey Coat of Arms, the other a presentation slip dated 12/8/1957, "With the compliments of The Clerk of the County Council." Numerous ads and b&w photos. Glue at spine has failed, causing wraps to begin to come away from the pages, although the pages are still bound securely. Wraps with light general wear, some creasing at corners, and some edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Aronson, Theo Crowns in Conflict: The Triumph and the Tragedy of European Monarchy 1910-1918
London John Murray 1986 0719542790 / 9780719542794 First Hard Cover Very Good + Good + Octavo 
xiv, 222 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in clear removable sleeve, is not price clipped but has very light general and edgewear. Spine is sunned. A little faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Illustrated with b/w plates of photos and line drawings (maps) in the text. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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3 Baedeker, Karl Baedeker's Paris and Its Environs with Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig Baedeker 1924 19th Revised Edition Flexi Good No Jacket 16mo 
482 pp + 64-pp appendix. Light edgewear to red composite blind-stamped boards. Bright gilt lettering to backstrip and upper board. All edges marbled. Binding is solid throughout. Despite corners being rounded, lower front corner is a little bumped and frayed. Small tear to upper corner of title page. Some of the maps have been unfolded and folded many times, and have quite a bit of wrinkling and occasional small tears; the worst is a closed 2-1/2" tear to the first map. Original bookseller's stamp (Brentano's, Booksellers & Stationers, 37, Avenue de l'Opera, Paris) to rear pastedown. Internally unmarked. With 66 maps and plans. Two bound-in placekeeping ribbons, a little grubby at the ends. 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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4 Bartlett, Robert The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization and Cultural Change 950-1350
London Penguin 1994 0140154094 / 9780140154092 Reprint Paperback Good + Small Octavo 
xv, 432 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Small dent and tear (1/2 cm) to upper edge of spine. Spine uncreased, internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w maps in the text and b/w plates. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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5 Bellon, Bernard P. Mercedes in Peace and War: German Automobile Workers, 1903-1945
New York Columbia University Press 1990 0231068573 / 9780231068574 Second Edition Paperback Good + Octavo 
xv, 356 pp. Bump to upper front cover has resulted in a short (1 cm or so) tear, a little chipping along tear, and some wrinkling to the top edge and into the upper margins of a dozen or so following pages. Barring this injury, the book would be near fine, with only a very little edgewear and some scuffing to the upper edge of the text block. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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6 Belton, Neil The Good Listener. Helen Bamber: A Life Against Cruelty
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1998 0297819046 / 9780297819042 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
x, 374 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but has very light edgewear (wrinkling). Slight scuffing to edges of text block. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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7 Brenan, Gerald The Face of Spain
London Serif 2006 11897959516 First Thus Paperback As New Small Octavo 
269 pp. Gatefold flaps. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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8 Burton, Anthony, and Pip Burton The Green Bag Travellers: Britain's First Tourists
London Andre Deutsch 1978 0233967613 / 9780233967615 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
152 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped, but has general and edgewear including staining to the upper edge and some wrinkling. Brown cloth boards very lightly worn along lower edge. Pages uniformly browned around the edges. Internally clean and solidly bound. Copiously illustrated with b/w plates. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Voltaire's Coconuts or Anglomania in Europe, Buruma, Ian
9 Buruma, Ian Voltaire's Coconuts or Anglomania in Europe
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1999 0297643126 / 9780297643128 First British Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
326 pp. Dustjacket presents as unclipped, bright, clean, uncreased; but there are two closed tears on the back panel. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. All else as new. Sources; Index. "In this brilliant and elegantly written book Buruma examines European ideas about Englishness and what Europeans admired or loathed about Britain. Voltaire wondered why British laws could not be planted in France, or even Serbia, like the precious seeds of coconut trees. Karl Marx thought the English were too stupid to start a revolution; Goethe worshipped Shakespeare; Baron de Coubertin's idea of the modern Olympic Games was inspired by 'Tom Brown's School Days'; Theodor Herzl's dream of the Jewish state was fuelled by his love of British aristocracy; and the German Kaiser was convinced thazt Britain was run by Jews." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Debate on the French Revolution 1789-1800 (The British Political Tradition Series), Cobban, Alfred
10 Cobban, Alfred The Debate on the French Revolution 1789-1800 (The British Political Tradition Series)
London Adam and Charles Black 1963 Reprint of Second Edition Hard Cover Good Fair Octavo 
xx, 493 pp. General and edgewear, including stains, creases, chips and small tears, to price-clipped dj. Very light wear to cloth boards; corners slightly curled. Stains to fore- and lower edges of text block; foxing to upper edge. Occasional underlining in red pencil confined to preface, introduction and table of contents. Main text is unmarked and solidly bound. Slight rippling to lower margins. "The first attempt to illustrate, in contemporary documents from widely varying sources, the impact of the French Revolution upon British political ideas." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Origins of Europe: Four New Studies in Archaeology and History, Collins, Desmond, editor
11 Collins, Desmond, editor The Origins of Europe: Four New Studies in Archaeology and History
London Allen and Unwin 1975 0049400452 / 9780049400450 First Hard Cover Good Good Octavo 
347 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dj. Corners of boards slightly bumped; spine a little canted. Foxing to upper edge of text block. Prev. owner's inked name to ffep. Light creasing to upper margin of first ten or so pages. Internally unmarked, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings, maps, diagrams, plans in the text and photos in plates. Bibliography, index. Contributions by Desmond Collins, Ruth Whitehouse, Martin Henig, David Whitehouse. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society, 1250-1600, Crosby, Alfred W.
12 Crosby, Alfred W. The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society, 1250-1600
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1999 0521639905 / 9780521639903 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
245 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Corners a little curled. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. "Western Europeans were among the first, if not the first, to invent mechanical clocks, geometrically precise maps, double-entry bookkeeping, precise algebraic and musical notation, and perspective painting. By the 16th century more people were thinking quantitatively in western Europe than in any other part of the world. [This book] discusses the epochal shift from qualitative to quantitative perception in Western Europe during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. This shift made modern science, technology, business practice, and bureaucracy possible." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Prehistoric Europe: An Illustrated History, Cunliffe, Barry, editor
13 Cunliffe, Barry, editor Prehistoric Europe: An Illustrated History
Oxford Oxford University Press 1998 0192880632 / 9780192880635 Reprint Paperback Very Good Large Octavo 
532 pp. Extremely light edgewear to illustrated wraps. A few splotches to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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14 Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe (ed.) The Times Guide to the Peoples of Europe
London Times Books / Harper Collins 1994 0723006245 / 9780723006244 First Edition Paper Back Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
vi, 416 pp. Edgewear to covers, spine lightly creased. Corners are bent and creased. Internally clean and tightly bound. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Revisionism and Empire: Socialist Imperialism in Germany, 1897-1914, Fletcher, Roger
15 Fletcher, Roger Revisionism and Empire: Socialist Imperialism in Germany, 1897-1914
London George Allen & Unwin 1984 0049430319 / 9780049430310 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
223 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally as new. Abbreviations; Bibliography; Index. "This is the first serious study of revisionism as a movement and the only study of right-wing German socialist foreign policy views in the Wilhelmine era. While revealing the central importance of the previously neglected Bloch, and his journal in Wilhelmine Social Democracy, it also sheds fresh light on the thought of Bernstein and his role in classical German Social Democracy. The result of extensive research in Germany and Austria, it is based on a solid grasp of the secondary literature as well as a thorough mastery of all the relevant primary sources." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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16 Galantiere, Lewis (ed.) America and the Mind of Europe
London Hamish Hamilton 1951 First Hard Cover Good Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
125 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is price clipped. and has general wear including small tears and chips and some foxing. Foxing to eps and upper and fore-edges, bookseller's sticker and pencilled old prices to ffep, otherwise internally clean and solidly bound. "Ten writers of international reputation report on the post-war European mind, with particular reference to what Europeans today are thinking about the United States." Contributors include Arthur Koestler, Stephen Spender, Raymond Aron, Denis de Rougemont, Leo Lania, Melvin J. Lasky, James Thrall Soby, Horace Sutton, Nicholas Nabokov. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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A History of Croatia, Gazi, Stephen
17 Gazi, Stephen A History of Croatia
New York Philosophical Library 1973 0802221084 / 9780802221087 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
362 pp. + 6 historical maps. Considerable general and edgewear to unclipped dj. Very light wear to edges of boards. Faint discolouration and scuffing to edges of text block; upper edge tinted green. Internally crisp, unmarked, solidly bound. "A general survey of Croation history, covering the country's geographical conditions and pre-historical past; the Roman Provinces of Dalmatia and Pannonia; the origins and settlement of the Croats on the Adriatic shores; the medieval national kingdom; the Hungaro-Croation commonwealth; the Turkish and Venetian conquests; the Habsburg era; the modern trends of a re-awakened nation and her nationalism; special chapters covering Bosnia; the Republic of Dubrovnik; Venetian Dalmatia, as well as the country's cultural and artistic development." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The European Powers, 1900-1945, Gilbert, Martin
18 Gilbert, Martin The European Powers, 1900-1945
London Phoenix Press 2002 1842122169 / 9781842122167 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
308 pp. Yellowing and a little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Light crease to spine (binding is still solid). Internally as new. Twenty-nine maps. Black-and-white photos in plates. "...Seeks to show some of the important factors which led to Germany's double aggression and defeat, with the consequent weakening of the major European powers and the shedding or loss of their colonial empires. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Great European Chefs, Hobhouse, Caroline
19 Hobhouse, Caroline Great European Chefs
London Pyramid Books 1990 1871307791 / 9781871307795 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Quarto Martin Brigdale (photography) 
224 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dw. Front panel along spine is a little sunned, laminate has lifted a lttle, but is still closed, in two places. Edges of black boards a little rubbed, esp. at spine ends and corners. Internally bright, clean, solidly bound. Colour and b/w photos of chefs, restaurants and dishes. The chefs discussed are: France: Michel Guérard, Marc Meneau, Dominique Nahmias, Roger Vergé. Germany: Dieter Müller, Eckart Witzigmann. Great Britain: Raymond Blanc, John Burton-Race, Anton Mosimann, David Wilson. Hungary: Imre Spielberger. Ireland: Myrtle Allen. Italy: Annie Feoldé, Gianluigi Morini & Valentino Marcattilii. Spain: Victoria Roque, Pedro Subijana. Switzerland: André Jaeger. Turkey: Adnan Aslan. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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20 Horne, Donald The Great Museum: The Re-presentation of History
London Pluto Press 1984 0861047885 / 9780861047888 Paperback Good + 12mo 
v, 265 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine sunned but uncreased. Foxing to edges of text block; page edges browned. Prev. owner's inked name to first page, otherwise internally unmarked and solidly bound. "...a look at European history as reflected in its monuments." 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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