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1728 Acten Trier Fernerer German Electorate of Trier Scarce
1728 Acten Trier Fernerer German Electorate of Trier Scarce

Price: £260.00

A scarce text on the legal history of the Electorate of Trier in modern-day Germany. In German and Latin. The Electorate of Trier was an ecclesiastical principality of the Holy Roman Empire that existed from the end of the 9th...

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1797 Menschenhass Reue KOTZEBUE Biographie KORNER Wendt
1797 Menschenhass Reue KOTZEBUE Biographie KORNER Wendt

Price: £119.99

A late eighteenth century edition of Kotzebue's most popular work, Menschenhass und Reue, bound with the biography of German poet Theodor Korner. There is only a half title for Karl Theodor Korner's Biographie, the title page has...

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1801 MACBETH Trauerspiel Shakespeare SCHILLER
1801 MACBETH Trauerspiel Shakespeare SCHILLER

Price: £169.99

The second edition, published in the same year as the first, of Schiller's translation of Macbeth for the Weimar theatre. From the Working Men's College Library, with a bookplate to the front pastedown. In German.

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1808 Von Einer Milden Stiftung Trajan's Friedrich August Wolf Scarce Illustrated
1808 Von Einer Milden Stiftung Trajan's Friedrich August Wolf Scarce Illustrated

Price: £85.00

A scarce copy of work by Friedrich August Wolf.In German.With an illustrated folding plate. This work is based on that of  the first Roman empower Trajan and was a lecture delivered as part of a meeting held at  Berlinischen...

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1822 TASCHENBUCH Geselligen Vergnugen Wilhelm Gottlieb BECKER Illustrated
1822 TASCHENBUCH Geselligen Vergnugen Wilhelm Gottlieb BECKER Illustrated

Price: £170.00

A beautifully illustrated German guide to social entertainment. Featuring an engraved frontispiece and title page. Contains four engraved plates to the front of the book. With eight pages of sheet music to the rear. Wilhelm Gottlieb...

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1825 DIE FREUNDE E. Raupach FIRST EDITION
1825  DIE FREUNDE  E. Raupach  FIRST EDITION

Price: £119.99

A bright, scarce, first edition of Die Freunde by Dr. E. Raupach. Bound in the original decorated paper-covered boards. First edition. Ernst Benjamin Salomo Raupach, 1784 1852, was a German dramatist. He attended the gymnasium...

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1825 Johann Daniel Friedrich Rumpf Deutsche Secretar Scarce German Language
1825 Johann Daniel Friedrich Rumpf Deutsche Secretar Scarce German Language

Price: £48.00

A very scarce edition of Der Deutsche Secretar, written in German.Written by Johann Daniel Friedrich Rumpf, a civil servant of the Prussia and author of educational books, the volume is a 'practical guide' on writing style and letters,...

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1827 Brougham Praktiche Bemrkungen Uber Ausbildung Gerwebtreibenden Classen
1827 Brougham Praktiche Bemrkungen Uber Ausbildung Gerwebtreibenden Classen

Price: £140.00

A scarce German language copy of this work by German politician Henry Brougham.Roughly translated as Practical Observations on the training of tradesmen, addressed to the artisans and manufacturers, this volume reflects Brougham's...

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1827-28 4Vol Allgemeine Encyklopadie der Gesammten Land Agriculture Germany
1827-28 4Vol Allgemeine Encyklopadie der Gesammten Land Agriculture Germany

Price: £280.00

A scarce four volume set of this German encyclopedia.Volumes 1, 2, 4 and 6 of original 12.With 27 folding maps, figures and plans.Charles Wilhelm Ernst Putsche was a German agricultural author most famous for his monograph on potatoes....

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1831 2vols Algier und Paris Im Jahre 1830 Zwei Novellen Ludwig Rellstab German
1831 2vols Algier und Paris Im Jahre 1830 Zwei Novellen Ludwig Rellstab German

Price: £125.00

A novel in two parts by German author Ludwig Rellstab. Complete in two volumes. In German. Heinrich Friedrich Ludwig Rellstab (April 13, 1799 November 27, 1860) was a German poet and music critic. He was born and died in Berlin....

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1845 Grafin Faustine Ida Grafin Hahn Hahn German
1845 Grafin Faustine Ida Grafin Hahn Hahn German

Price: £140.00

A scarce copy of this German novel from popular author Countess Ida von Hahn-Hahn. In German. For many years, her novels were the most popular works of fiction in aristocratic circles. Ulrich and Grfin Faustine, both published...

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1847-64 Wilhelm Tell Zauber Kabale Liebe SCHILLER Works
1847-64 Wilhelm Tell Zauber Kabale Liebe SCHILLER Works

Price: £35.99

Three mid-nineteenth century plays from Friedrich Schiller, in the original German. Kabale und Liebe is dated 1847. Die Zauber is dated 1851. Wilhelm Tell is dated 1864.  Bound by G. Watson, with an ink stamp to the front...

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1853-58 40vols in 20 Goethe's Sammtilche Werke Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
1853-58 40vols in 20 Goethe's Sammtilche Werke Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Price: £200.00

Forty volumes in twenty of Goethe's complete work.With a folding plate to volume 23, 29, 32 and 40. The folding plate to volume 29 has been cut when the binder cut the textblock, though the second half is still present.The complete...

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1856-1857 ARITHMETIK Analysis Maths BRETSCHNEIDER 1st
1856-1857 ARITHMETIK Analysis Maths BRETSCHNEIDER 1st

Price: £119.99

A scarce first and only edition of this mid nineteenth century German mathematic text book, designed for secondary school use or self study. The title of Volume I translates to 'System of Arithmetic and Analysis: The Basic...

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1865-67 6vol Friedrich Hebbel's Sammtliche Werke Complete Works in German
1865-67 6vol  Friedrich Hebbel's Sammtliche Werke Complete Works in German

Price: £145.00

The complete works of German playwright Friedrich Hebbel. Containing:  Volume I: Judith. Herodes und Mariamne. Ein Trauerspiel in Sicilien, Volume II: Maria Magdalen. Julia. Michel Angelo  Volume III: Genoveva....

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1866 12 vols in 4 Friedrich Spiellhagen's Gesammelte Werke German Novelist Works
1866 12 vols in 4 Friedrich Spiellhagen's Gesammelte Werke German Novelist Works

Price: £130.00

The collected works of German novelist Friedrich Spielhagen.  In German.From the library of the Titley Court Estate.Titley Court was home to the Greenly family for over 500 years. The Greenly family have a long and fascinating...

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1874 Der Schall Acht Vorlesungen Gehalten John Tyndall Second Edition
1874 Der Schall Acht Vorlesungen Gehalten John Tyndall Second Edition

Price: £52.00

A German translation of John Tyndall's lectures on sound. Second edition. With numerous illustrations in the text.

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1876 22vols in10 Sammtilche Werke und Briefe Heinrich Heine German
1876 22vols in10 Sammtilche Werke und Briefe Heinrich Heine German

Price: £200.00

A uniformly bound collection of Heinrich Heine's work. Twenty-two volumes bound in ten. Collated, complete. In original German.Heine was a German poet, journalist, essayist and literary critic. He is best known for his early lyric...

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1877 Xenophon Anabasis German Greek Translation Books I-III Illustrated Rehdantz
1877 Xenophon Anabasis German Greek Translation Books I-III Illustrated Rehdantz

Price: £75.00

An interesting edition of Xenophon's Anabasis. Two volumes in one, covering all seven books of Anabasis. With an introduction in German by C Rehdantz and the main body of text in the original Greek. Footnotes in both Greek and German.With...

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1878 William Lobe Hand Lexicon Gesammten Landwirthschaft German Agriculture
1878 William Lobe Hand Lexicon Gesammten Landwirthschaft German Agriculture

Price: £135.00

A scarce edition of this German language book by Dr. William Lobe.Concerning the lexicon of agriculture and agriculture's impact on economy and science, the book makes for an interesting insight into 19th Century rural Germany.

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1881-1903 16vol Archiv Wissenschaftliche Praktische Thierheilkunde Veterinary
1881-1903 16vol Archiv Wissenschaftliche Praktische Thierheilkunde Veterinary

Price: £770.00

An important collection of volumes on veterinary science. Written and edited by many important figures in veterinary medicine including Friedrich Heinrich Roloff, C. F. Muller, Dr J. W. Schutz and Dr R. Eberlein. In German. Each...

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1882 Luise von Johann Heinrich Voss Illustrated German Poem
1882 Luise von Johann Heinrich Voss Illustrated German Poem

Price: £34.00

A large copy of Johann Heinrich Voss's successful idyllic poem, Luise.In German.With six beautiful plates by Arthur Freiherr von Ramber und Paul Thumann. In this work, Voss sought to apply the style and methods of classical poetry...

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1884 8 Vol Lessing's WERKE Gotthold Ephraim LESSING
1884 8 Vol Lessing's WERKE  Gotthold Ephraim LESSING

Price: £349.99

An impressive and scarce illustrated set of the works of influential Enlightenment writer and philosopher Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards, with gilt lettering and decoration. These...

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1884 Lehrbuch der Theorie der Periodischen Functionen Otto Rausenberger
1884 Lehrbuch der Theorie der Periodischen Functionen Otto Rausenberger

Price: £150.00

A scarce German mathematical work from astronomer Otto RausenbergerWith formulas and diagrams in the text.

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1884 Wittemberger Heiligthumsbuch Lucas Cranach Facsimle Reprint Illustrated
1884 Wittemberger Heiligthumsbuch Lucas Cranach Facsimle Reprint Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A facsimile reprint of the 4509 work by Lucas Cranach the Elder.Printed in German and illustrated throughout.A catalogue of the collection of Holy Relics owned by the Duke's of Saxony, produced by Cranach, a court painter and printmaker....

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1886 Vegafahrt Um Asien Und Europa Journeys to Asia and Europe Nordenskiolds
1886 Vegafahrt Um Asien Und Europa Journeys to Asia and Europe Nordenskiolds

Price: £135.00

A very handsome biography of the Finnish explorer's travels, in German.In a half-morroco binding with marbled boards and endpapers and gilt lettering and decoration to spine.  Typeset in a charming gothic font with broad,...

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1889 2vo Chemische Zusammensetzung J Konig Menschichen Nahrungs-und Genussmittel
1889 2vo Chemische Zusammensetzung J Konig Menschichen Nahrungs-und Genussmittel

Price: £110.00

A scarce German work on the chemical composition of human food, beverages and tobacco. With numerous illustrations in the text. Third edition, revised. In German. Complete in two volumes.

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1890 Der Petrefakten-Sammler J Fr Ostertag Einfuhrun in die Palaontologie
1890 Der Petrefakten-Sammler J Fr Ostertag Einfuhrun in die Palaontologie

Price: £44.00

A German work on fossils and paleontology.Illustrated with twenty-two plates and engravings in the text.

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1891 2vol Zusammensetzung und Verdaulichkeit der Futtermittel Dietrich and Konig
1891 2vol Zusammensetzung und Verdaulichkeit der Futtermittel Dietrich and Konig

Price: £99.99

A scarce copy of this agricultural work on animal feed from T. Dietrich and J. Konig. In German. Second enlarged edition. Consisting of tables of data on the properties of different feed such as chaff, potatoes, pea husks, peanut...

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1891 Das Goldene Zeitalter Dr Ludwig Buchner History Science
1891 Das Goldene Zeitalter Dr Ludwig Buchner History Science

Price: £46.00

An historical study into day-to-day life.In original German.A writing on Egyptian farming, family life, Darwin, mineralogy and much more. Written with the ideas of metaphysical naturalism, a worldview Buchner was...

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1894 2vol Ethnologische Studien zur Ersten Entwicklung der Strafe S R Steinmetz
1894 2vol Ethnologische Studien zur Ersten Entwicklung der Strafe S R Steinmetz

Price: £325.00

A scarce ethnological study on the development of punishment in society by Sebald Rudolf Steinmetz. First edition. In German. Steinmetz was the progenitor of the sociology of his country. Complete in two volumes.

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1896-1927 7vols DAVIDSOHN Geschichte von Florenz GERMAN
1896-1927 7vols DAVIDSOHN Geschichte von Florenz GERMAN

Price: £799.99

The important Davidsohn history of Florence. Published over a number of years, so very hard to find in a good near uniform edition as here. Complete set of seven leatherbound volumes with gilt titles to the spine, gilt detail...

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1896-7 2vol Das Neue Universum German Youth Books Illustrated
1896-7 2vol Das Neue Universum German Youth Books Illustrated

Price: £195.00

Two volumes of the German youth publication, Das Neue Universum. In German. Comprising volumes 17 and 18. Containing educational articles and fictional tales. Illustrated throughout with forty-one plates, many of which...

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1898 Erfolge Success Fridtjof Nansen German Arctic Exploration
1898 Erfolge Success Fridtjof Nansen German Arctic Exploration

Price: £24.99

A beautiful copy of this biographical account of Fridtjof Nansen; chronicling the Norwegian North Polar Expedition of 1893-1896, including the explorer's voyage aboard the primitive icebreaker Fram.  Bound in beautiful...

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1900 Die Vogelwarter Helgoland Heinrich Gatke Second Edition Ornithology
1900 Die Vogelwarter Helgoland Heinrich Gatke Second Edition Ornithology

Price: £325.00

A scarce German work on ornithology from Heinrich Gatke. Second edition. Illustrated with two photogravure plates, and illustrations in the text. Heinrich Gtke (Born 19 May or 19 March 1814 in Pritzwalk - Died 1 January 1897 in Heligoland)...

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1900 Otto Hardwig Geburgstages Von Johann Gutenberg Commemorative German Volume
1900 Otto Hardwig Geburgstages Von Johann Gutenberg Commemorative German Volume

Price: £170.00

A German-language volume commorating Gutenberg.With a manuscript original letter from the Gutenberg MuseumAddressed to the eminent inventor and printer by the people of his birthplace of Mainz, the work contains illustrations...

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1900-5 5vol A Selection of German Calendars and Annuals Gartenlauber Kalender
1900-5 5vol A Selection of German Calendars and Annuals Gartenlauber Kalender

Price: £165.00

A collection of attractive turn-of-the-century German annuals. 1900 - Gartenlauber Kalender1901 - Gartenlauber Kalender1901 - Daheim Kalender fur das Deutsche Reich auf das Gemeinjahr 19011902 - Gartenlauber Kalender1905 - Germania...

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1901 ZLATOROG Alpensage Apline POETRY Rudolf BAUMBACH
1901 ZLATOROG Alpensage Apline POETRY Rudolf BAUMBACH

Price: £58.99

A lovely copy of this popular Alpine legend, first published in 1877. The German poet Rudolf Baumbach (1840-1905) studied Natural Science at Leipzig, before becoming a private tutor in several Austrian towns. In Trieste, he wrote...

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1902 Nordpolfahrten Fridtjof Nansen North Pole Journeys Exploration German
1902 Nordpolfahrten Fridtjof Nansen North Pole Journeys Exploration German

Price: £99.99

Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen's journeys to Greenland and the North Pole, chronicled with thorough background information and illustrated with plates of relevant individuals, arctic scenes, and polar maps.  A very attractive...

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1903 Fridtjof Nansen Eskimoleben Eskimo Life Inuit Arctic Exploration German
1903 Fridtjof Nansen Eskimoleben Eskimo Life Inuit Arctic Exploration German

Price: £39.99

A respectable copy of this study of the daily lives of the Inuit peoples by famed Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen.Covering topics from basic kayaking to theology, it is easy to understand how Nansen came to be regard as a Norwegian...

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1903 Mine-Haha Frank Wedekind German On the Bodily Education of Young Girls
1903 Mine-Haha Frank Wedekind German On the Bodily Education of Young Girls

Price: £45.00

A novella by the playwright Frank Wedekind.Wedekind's work is often described as anticipating Expressionism, and this novella certainly conforms to that belief. This work purports to be a autobiographical account handed to Wedekind...

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1904-16 Six German Publications on Mathematics Oppenheim Han Hillebrand
1904-16 Six German Publications on Mathematics Oppenheim Han Hillebrand

Price: £175.00

A scarce collection of German publications on mathematics.Including:Uber die Darstellung Gegebner Funktionen Durch Singulare Integrale by Hans Han (1916, in two parts)Uber die Eigenbewegungen der Fixsterne. Kritik der Zweishwarmhypothese...

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1905 Robert Browning + Elizabeth Barrett LETTERS German
1905 Robert Browning + Elizabeth Barrett LETTERS German

Price: £24.99

Paper vellum spine with grey paper boards and red and gilt spine label.  A german translation of the letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.  It is illustrated with engraved portrait of each.

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1907 Die Kamme Aller Zeiten von der Steinzeit bis Gegenwart Ferdinand Winter
1907 Die Kamme Aller Zeiten von der Steinzeit bis Gegenwart Ferdinand Winter

Price: £150.00

A collection of illustrations of combs throughout history.Illustrated with eighty-four plates (collated, complete).Including combs from the Germanic period, 11th-century France, Bombay, and many other locations and time periods. With...

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1912 Jacobis Spinoza Buchlein Edited by Fritz Muthner Philosophy
1912 Jacobis Spinoza Buchlein Edited by Fritz Muthner Philosophy

Price: £79.99

An edited edition of Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi's Briefe uber die Lehre Spinozas, in which he expresses sharply and clearly his strenuous objection to a dogmatic system in philosophy. Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743 1819) was an...

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1915 10vol Strindbergs Werke Emile Schering Complete Edition Fine Bindings
1915 10vol Strindbergs Werke Emile Schering Complete Edition Fine Bindings

Price: £375.00

A handsomely bound set of the works of Swedish author, August Strindberg. In German. The 'Deutsche' edition, translated by Emil Schering. Containing: Die Inselbauern Roman (1913, third edition) Schwarz Fahnen: Sittenschilderungen...

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1922 12vol Bonniers Konversations Lexicon Yngve Lorents Folding Maps
1922 12vol Bonniers Konversations Lexicon Yngve Lorents Folding Maps

Price: £280.00

A scarce Swedish conversation lexicon from Albert Bonniers.Illustrated throughout with many photographs in the text, seven coloured folding maps, and eleven other folding plates. Yngve Lorents Samuel, born 20 October 1887 in Vasteras,...

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1922 4vols Gesammelte Werke Friedrich Holderlin German Illustrated Plates
1922 4vols Gesammelte Werke Friedrich Holderlin German Illustrated Plates

Price: £138.00

Four volumes of Friedrich Holderlin's complete works.In original German.Illustrated, with a frontispiece and plate to volume I and 2 facsimile plates of Holderlin's handwriting to volume IV.No collation available, though appears...

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1924 Gesammelte Schriften Eugen Bohm-Bawerk German Language Collected Writings
1924 Gesammelte Schriften Eugen Bohm-Bawerk German Language Collected Writings

Price: £120.00

A scarce edition of the collected writings of Eugen Bohm von Bawerk, the first of a two volume set.Bawerk was one of the leading economists of his day and later became Austrian Minister of Finance under the Habsburg Monarchy. He was...

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1925 Mesterwerke Deutscher Fayencekunst Scarce German Art
1925 Mesterwerke Deutscher Fayencekunst Scarce German Art

Price: £95.00

A scarce work on German faience. Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece, and seventy-one plates to the rear. Special edition, Mai to July 1925.Dutch potters in northern (and Protestant) Germany established German centres of faience:...

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1929 Thomas Mann Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull Buch der Kindheit
1929 Thomas Mann Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull Buch der Kindheit

Price: £44.00

The novel parodying Goethe, by Thomas Mann.The work was first published in 1922. It parodies Goethe's pompous tone.Mann had planned the novel since 1905, but did not take this form until much later. It was later adapted into a film...

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1930 Collection of DR LEOPOLD SELIGMANN KOLN Art 1st
1930 Collection of DR LEOPOLD SELIGMANN KOLN Art 1st

Price: £69.99

Full cloth folio binding with gilt titles to spine and front borad.  Text is in German. A first edition containing 176 illustrations on 81 plates, includes accompanying text.   This vast collection includes jewellry,...

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1931 Ernst Kantorowicz Kaiser Friedrich Der Zweite German Friedrich II Biography
1931 Ernst Kantorowicz Kaiser Friedrich Der Zweite German Friedrich II Biography

Price: £90.00

A early edition of Kantorowicz's biography of Frederich II, written in German.Notable for portraying the Holy Roman Emperor as something of a tragic hero, as well as an idealised embodiment of Germany, the work attracted...

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1948 Aphrodite CARL SPITTELER poetry GERMAN limited edn
1948 Aphrodite CARL SPITTELER poetry GERMAN limited edn

Price: £29.99

Paper covered boards with red lettering. Part of a limited edition of 850 copies of which this is numbered 656. With German text. Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler (April 24, 1845 December 29, 1924) was a Swiss poet of visionary imagination...

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1960 Griechische Plastik Greek Sculpture Reinhard Lullies Illustrated
1960 Griechische Plastik Greek Sculpture Reinhard Lullies Illustrated

Price: £49.99

A lavishly illustrated work on Greek sculpture from Reinhard Lullies. Second, extended edition. In German.  With hundreds of photographic illustrations, many of which are coloured.

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1964 2 Vols KAISER FRIEDRICH der Zweite KANTOROWICZ
1964 2 Vols KAISER FRIEDRICH der Zweite  KANTOROWICZ

Price: £359.99

A bright, clean copy of the complete Kaiser Friedrich der Zweite by Ernst Kantorowicz. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrappers. Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz, 1895 1963, was a German-Jewish historian...

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1967 2vol Bellifortis Conrad Kyeser aus Eichstatt In Slipcase Illustrated
1967 2vol Bellifortis Conrad Kyeser aus Eichstatt In Slipcase Illustrated

Price: £495.00

A scarce translation of this fascinating medieval work on military technology from Konrad Kyeser.Illustrated throughout with many vignettes, and containing many coloured plates in the facsimile volume of the original text.  It...

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1971 to 1976 3vol Archiv fur Diplomatik Edmund E Stengel History Journal
1971 to 1976 3vol Archiv fur Diplomatik Edmund E Stengel History Journal

Price: £59.99

Three volumes of Edmund E Stengel's Archiv fr Diplomatik. The journal, founded in 1908 by Michael Tangl and has been published annually since 1955. It publishes research and essays on all topics of auxiliary sciences of history...

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c1865 Die Kunstwerke von dem Alterthum C A Menzel Engraved Plates
c1865 Die Kunstwerke von dem Alterthum C A Menzel Engraved Plates

Price: £99.99

A collection of engravings of the art of antiquities throughout the world from C. A. Menzel. In German. Illustrated with sixty engraved plates and numerous plans and engravings in the text (collated complete). 'Oder Wegweiser...

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c1880 RAFAEL Raphael German 10 plates ART Madonna
c1880 RAFAEL Raphael German 10 plates ART Madonna

Price: £39.99

Disbound volume with ten plates. Raphael Sanzio, usually known by his first name alone (in Italian Raffaello) (April 6 or March 28, 1483 April 6, 1520), was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance, celebrated for...

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c1888 Heinrich Heines Samtliche Werke Stephen Born Erster Band
c1888 Heinrich Heines Samtliche Werke Stephen Born Erster Band

Price: £69.99

A handsome copy of the complete works of Heinrich Heines, the famous German poet. With a frontispiece of Hienes, in black letter throughout. With a biography of the author by Stephen Born.

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c1893 2Vols Theodor Korner Works German Poetry Hans Zimmer Napoloenic Wars
c1893 2Vols Theodor Korner Works German Poetry Hans Zimmer Napoloenic Wars

Price: £50.00

An uncommon German language, two volume collection of the works of Theodor Korner.Korner was a German poet and soldier noted for his light comedies and courage on the battlefields of the German Uprising against Napoleon. Encouraging...

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c1911 2Vol Works Of Heinrich Heine Volume Five And Seven Leather Binding German
c1911 2Vol Works Of Heinrich Heine Volume Five And Seven Leather Binding German

Price: £28.00

Volumes five and seven of the works of Heinrich Heine, taken from a ten volume set, in attractive leather binding. The works are in German. Volume five deals with the women of Shakespeare's tragedies, whilst the second concerns...

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c1922 Webers Torten Kakaomalerei J M Erich Weber Colour Plates
c1922 Webers Torten Kakaomalerei J M Erich Weber Colour Plates

Price: £180.00

A German guide to cocoa-painting from J. M. Erich Weber.Illustrated with several coloured plates.

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