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Scenes from the Liberation of Paris: Photographs August 1944. Regards sur la libration de Paris : photographies aot 1944
1 Scenes from the Liberation of Paris: Photographs August 1944. Regards sur la libration de Paris : photographies aot 1944
Paris Monum 2004 2858228205 / 9782858228201 Paperback Very Good Square Octavo 
83 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Paris. Book includes an introduction and essays in both French and English, and the photography of Marcel-Arthaud, Bienvenu, Capa, Cartier-Bresson, Cohen, Doisneau, Gandner, Jahan, Paris, Parry, Roubier, Roughol, de Sazo, Seberger, Zuber. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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2 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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3 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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Baedeker's Paris and Its Environs with Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers, Baedeker, Karl
4 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 ragged at the ends. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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5 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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The Mystery of Olga Chekhova, Beevor, Antony
6 Beevor, Antony The Mystery of Olga Chekhova
London Penguin 2004 0670915203 / 9780670915200 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
xvi, 300 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is a littled wrinkled along the top edge. Faint yellowing to edges of text block. Black-and-white photos, references, notes, index. "Shows how people lived under the terrible pressures of a totalitarian age. It reveals a confusion of courage, idealism, fear, self-sacrifice, opportunism and betrayal. The astonishing part of this epic tale is that both Olga and Lev survived the most murderous era known in history. What they had to do to stay alive may have left deep but hidden scars." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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7 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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8 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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The Bible in Spain (Century Travellers), Borrow, George. Introduction by Ted Walker
9 Borrow, George. Introduction by Ted Walker The Bible in Spain (Century Travellers)
London Century Hutchinson 1985 0712610391 / 9780712610391 Reprint Paperback Good Octavo 
510 pp. Originally published in 1842. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine lightly sunned. Fore edge of text block has been spattered (coffee? ink?). Internally unmarked and clean, bright, solidly bound. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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10 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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11 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
12 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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Sorrow of Belgium, Claus, Hugo. Translated from the Dutch by Arnold J. Pomerans
13 Claus, Hugo. Translated from the Dutch by Arnold J. Pomerans Sorrow of Belgium
London Viking 1990 0670814563 / 9780670814565 First British Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
608 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Very light scuffing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Novel of the German occupation of Belgium during WWII. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Debate on the French Revolution 1789-1800 (The British Political Tradition Series), Cobban, Alfred
14 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
15 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.
16 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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French Literature and Its Background: 2: The Seventeenth Century, Cruickshank, John
17 Cruickshank, John French Literature and Its Background: 2: The Seventeenth Century
London Oxford University Press 1984 0192850288 / 9780192850287 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
vi, 234 pp. Covers edgeworn, a little creased at lower corners. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper. A few lightly pencilled underlinings, otherwise bright and clean. Solidly bound. Chapters are The Language of Literature, by Peter France; Cornielle, Peter France; Religion and Society, Hugh Kearney; Pascal, John Cruickshank; Social Structure and Social Change, Hugh Kearney; Louis XIV and the Arts, Peter France and Margaret McGowan; Molière, B. L. Nicholas; La Fontaine, Margaret Mcgowan; Aphorism and Portraiture, John Cruickshank; Prose Fiction, J. W. Scott; Racine, Peter France; Towards the Enlightenment, Hugh Kearney. Chronology; Index. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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Prehistoric Europe: An Illustrated History, Cunliffe, Barry, editor
18 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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Mother Tongues: Travels Through Tribal Europe, Drysdale, Helena
19 Drysdale, Helena Mother Tongues: Travels Through Tribal Europe
London Picador 2001 0330372807 / 9780330372800 Reprint Hard Cover Fair Near Fine Octavo 
400 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. All else as new. Black-and-white maps. Bibliography. "This beautiful book delves not only into the highs and lows of peripatetic family life, but digs deeper into the very nature of the powerful bond between languge and identity that affects us all, whether we know it or not." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Hitler's Last Gamble: The Battle of the Bulge, December 1944-January 1945, Dupuy, Trevor N.; David L. Bongard, and Richard C. Anderson Jr.
20 Dupuy, Trevor N.; David L. Bongard, and Richard C. Anderson Jr. Hitler's Last Gamble: The Battle of the Bulge, December 1944-January 1945
Scranton, Pennsylvania Harpercollins 1994 0060166274 / 9780060166274 First Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine Octavo 
First printing. 565pp. "The dramatic story of the last great battle of World War II in Europe that sealed Germany's defeat." Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to edges of text block. Internally as new. Maps, charts. Black-and-white plates. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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