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1 (Esquiros, Alphonse). Zielonka, Anthony ALPHONSE ESQUIROS (1812-1876): A Study of His Works
Paris-Geneve: Champion-Slatkine, 1985. 2051006970 / 9782051006972 First edition. Yellow ghosts from several sticker removals to the back cover, else a fine copy in pictorial stiff wraps. 
Alphonse Esquiros was one of the most prolific and interesting members of the group of writers who are referred to as "Les Petits Romantiques." He pursued an active literary career and became deeply involved in socialist and republican politics. 
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2 Ambrose, Stephen E. THE VICTORS: Eisenhower and his Boys: The Men of World War II
(New York): Simon & Schuster, (1998). 068485628X / 9780684856285 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 396 pages; sources; and index. 
Illustrated with two double-page maps and forty-eight pages of photographic plates, this detailed military history offers tales of personal combat experiences along with accounts of various troops' activities making their way from small to large battles. 
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3 Conze, Werner, editor; Schieder, Theodor; Brunner, Otto, Koselleck, Reinhart; Zorn, Wolfgang; et al STAAT UND GESELLSCHAFT IM DEUTSCHEN VORMARZ 1815-1848
Stuttgart: Ernst Klett Verlag, (1970). Reprint. Hardcover. Very mild offsetting to the front and rear endpapers, else a fine copy in grey boards lettered in brown; in a lightly soiled dust jacket with some internal reinforcing at the extremities. 
A study of state and society in Germany (1815-1848) during the post Napoleonic period of restoration just before the Revolution of 1848-49. Industrielle Welt: Band 1. 285 pages; appendix and index. Text in German. 
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4 Craciunas, Silviu THE LOST FOOTSTEPS
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, (1961). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in a rubbed and slightly edge worn dust jacket. 
The underground story of the author's imprisonment, torture and escape in Roumania in the 1950s. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 de Jong, L. and Stoppelman, Joseph W.F. THE LION RAMPANT: The Story of Holland's Resistance to the Nazi's
New York: Querido, (1945). First edition in English. Hardcover. Very good in blue cloth with a faded spine, wear and fraying to the spine edges, one bumped upper corner tip, and some offsetting to the map-illustrated endpapers; in an age-toned illustrated dust jacket with general shelfwear. 
A history of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands during World War II. This account tells the story of German suppression and the heroic Dutch resistance; includes the role of the churches and the country's youth. Written during the occupation. 
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6 Jaspers, Karl; Ashton, E.B., translator and editor THE FUTURE OF GERMANY
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, (1967). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in rose-red cloth; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with very light edgewear and rubbing, and a few tiny closed edge tears. 173 pages. Small octavo. 
"Politically the most important book to appear in Germany after the Second World War."--Hannah Arendt, from her foreword. Jaspers won the Goethe Prize and the German Peace Prize. 
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7 Laufer, Berthold INTRODUCTION OF TOBACCO INTO EUROPE
Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History. 1924. First edition. Small chip to lower edge of rear cover, else near fine with crisp, clean pages. In stapled, printed wraps. Octavo. 
This is leaflet number 19 of the Field Museum's Anthropology series, designed to give brief, non-technical accounts of the interesting beliefs, habits and customs of the races whose lives were illustrated in the Museum's exhibits. 
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8 Meyer, Robert, Jr. FESTIVALS EUROPE
New York: Ives Washburn, Inc., (1954). First edition. Hardcover. 328 pages with an index and 16 black & white plates. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with two very short edge tears. 
A comprehensive guide to 600 celebrations in European countries. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Mitchell, Allan THE DIVIDED PATH: The German Influence on Social Reform in France After 1870
Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first full scale study of French social reform after 1870, based on documentation in both France and Germany, with a focus on the French response to the social legislation passed during the 1880's in imperial Germany under Otto von Bismarck. 
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10 Plaidy, Jean HENDRIK VIII: En Katharine Parr
Laren N.H. Uitgeverij Luitingh, circa 1950s. 902450502X / 9789024505029 Dutch edition. Hardcover. Minor page edge soiling, else near fine in red cloth with gilt titles, rules and designs to the spine; in a very good plus dust jacket with very short edge tears with accompanying creases and rubbing at the shelf edges. 
Translated into the Dutch by N.G. Hazelhoff from the original title: THE SIXTH WIFE. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Reese, Gustave MUSIC IN THE RENAISSANCE
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1959). Revised edition. Hardcover. Hint of soiling to the edges, else a near fine copy in black cloth; in a lightly age-toned, edgeworn dust jacket that shows a closed edge tear and attendant creasing to upper spine panel. 
Comprehensive one-volume study of the music produced in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries--sacred and secular, vocal and instrumental--with extensive musical examples. 1022 pages, including bibliography and index. Illustrations. 
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12 Reinhardt, Steven G. JUSTICE IN THE SARLADAIS 1770-1790
Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, (1991). 0807115878 / 9780807115879 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 301 pages, map endpapers, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of the operation of justice in an isolated, impoverished district of southwestern France in the late eighteenth century. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Shneiderman, S.L. THE RIVER REMEMBERS
New York: Horizon Press (1978). 0818008210 / 9780818008214 First edition. Hardcover. Slight crease to the front endpaper, otherwise a fine crisp copy in a dust jacket with a very slight nick to the rear panel. 
In this story the Vistula emerges as the river on whose banks Jews lived for centuries, developed their own civilization, and perished in the most ghastly way recorded in history. Illustrated. 192 pages with a bibliography. 
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14 Tholfsen, Trygve R. IDEOLOGY AND REVOLUTION IN MODERN EUROPE: An Essay on the Role of Ideas in History
New York: Columbia University Press, 1984. 0231058861 / 9780231058865 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in red cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a near fine very lightly rubbed dust jacket. 
287 pages; notes; and index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Walters, E. Garrison THE OTHER EUROPE: Eastern Europe to 1945
New York: Dorset Press, (1990). 0880294639 / 9780880294638 Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly rubbed illustrated dust jacket. 430 pages, twenty maps, notes, suggestions for further reading, and an index. 
A history of Eastern Europe (at the time of publication defined as Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, and Albania), from the earliest times to the end of World War II, which provides a background for the recent conflicts. 
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