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BRUNNENDIAETETIK

By: Ammon, Friedrich August von

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Weidmann: 1841

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 38871

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 256 pages; Anweisungen zum zweckmässigen Gebrauche der Gesundbrunnen und Mineralbäder Deutschlands. Contemporary (publisher's?) plum-colored ribbed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, pale yellow endpapers. Minor insect damage to a smalll portion of the spine, rubbing to the tail of the spine, otherwise a clean and sound copy of this scarce little guide to the mineral waters and spas of Germany. Vierte Auflage. This same fourth edition is the only one to appear in the OCLC World Catalogue (3 locations only). ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. I... View more info

Die Stubaier Kleineisenindustrie

By: Anselm, H

Price: $9.93

Publisher: Deutsches Museum, Abhandlungen und Berichte: 1930

Seller ID: 41865

Condition: Very Good+


20 pages; 2. Jahrgang, Heft 3, 1930, pp. 65- 84 Illustrated with b&w photographs and a small map of the region. View more info

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SPANIEN UND PORTUGAL Handbuch Fur Reisende

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1912

Seller ID: 38925

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original red cloth binding. Mit 20 carten, 44 planen und 15 grundrissen. One plan detached, but complete; cloth worn at head of spine and corners. Frontispiece fold-out map of Spain and Portugal has closed 1" tear near gutter. Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pioneer worldwide travel guides. Usually referred to simply as "Baedekers", these excellent guidebooks contain important introductions to various regions of the world, along with specific information about routes and... View more info

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AGYPTEN und Der Sudan Hanbuch fur Reisende

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1913

Edition: Seventh

Seller ID: 40329

Condition: Near Fine


Mit 21 Karten, 84 Planen u. Grundrissen und 55 Abbildungen. Sienebte auflage. Clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at front cover and spine, all edges marbled, silk ribbon place marker. Minor rubbing to edge of lower corners. All maps and plans present and in very good condition. Hinrichsen D493 Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pioneered worldwide travel guides. Usually referred to simply as "Baedekers", these excellent guidebooks contain important introductions to various regions of the world, along ... View more info

GRIECHENLAND Handbuch fur Reisende

By: Baedeker,Karl

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Baedeker: 1904

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 41558

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's name on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover, cloth mildly rubbed at spine. Hinrichsen D469 All maps and plans present and complete. Large folding map in rear pocket has some splitting along a couple folds. 11 Karten, 19 Planen, 5 Grundrissen und 2 Tafeln. Verlag Karl Baedeker, founded by Karl Baedeker in 1827, is a German publisher that pioneered worldwide travel guides. Usually referred to simply as "Baedekers", these excellent guidebooks contain important introductions to various regions of the wo... View more info

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DER VATIKAN Süddeutsche Monatshefte. März 1917, 14. Jahrgang, Heft 6

By: Baumgarten, Paul Maria ; et al

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Leipzig & Munich, Süddeutsche Monatshefte: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41333

Condition: Very Good-


200 pages; Special Vatican number of the periodical Süddeutsche Monatshefte, published during the first World War in 1917. Pagination: 657-840 & xviii & [2, ads]. OCLC: 248998565 Includes some specific material related to the on-going WWI - including an interesting article by the Catholic convert Theodor Freiherr von Cramer-Klett, Jr. He was the son of one of the great industrialists of Germany, who was appointed Secret Papal Chamberlain - [Päpstlichen Geheimkämmerer]. He eventually lost much of his fortune in the hyperinflation following the war. There is also an article: "Vatikan ... View more info

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Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Sulfitzellstoff-Verfahrens

By: Bergson, Carl Rud[olf].

Price: $34.99

Publisher: Biberach an der Riss [Germany], Güntter-Staib Verlag: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40549

Condition: Very Good


viii & 61 pages; Publisher's tan cloth, front cover and spine lettered in white (in Roman letters). A clean copy. There is a typewritten slip mounted with clear tape to the front free endpaper: "This Book is Evidence in the Case Entitled / Rudolf Weiler, WAS / ESPIONAGE* G / BUREAU FILE 100-41401 / Do not damage or destroy." The same free endpaper is signed "Rudolf Weiler" in ink at the head. Also stamped across this leaf, partially affecting the typewritten slip is the red ink Library of Congress Surplus-Duplicate stamp. [Printed books and pamphlets from various Governmen... View more info

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Grundriss der griechischen Litteratur mit einem vergleichenden Ueberblick der Römischen - Two Volumes

By: Bernhardy, Gottfried

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Halle, Eduard Anton: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39055

Condition: Very Good


530; xxiv, 1072 pages; 1836/1845 Two volumes, bound in contemporary (publisher's?) black pebbled boards backed with brown ribbed cloth -- titles lettered in gilt on the spines along with thick gilt rules dividing the spines into panels. Edges of the leaves sprinkled red. Moderate shelfwear, scattered foxing (mostly to the first and last leaves of each volume), but an attractive and sound set of the scarce first edition of this standard work. The two volumes are described as: "1.Th. Innere Geschichte der Litteratur.--2.Th. Geschichte der griechischen Poesie." The second volume was pub... View more info

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Allgemeine, wohlfeile Bilder-Bibel für die Katholiken, oder die ganze heilige Schrift des alten und neuen Testaments, nach der Vulgata

By: Bible

Price: $114.94

Publisher: Leipzig, Baumgärtner's Buchhandlung: 1842

Seller ID: 38576

Condition: Very Good-


2 vols pages; Contemporary diced calf leather over glazed paper covered boards. Two heavy volumes, for which extra shipping charges may apply. Somewhat scuffed and worn, but the bindings are sound, with the thick covers well attached. Old ownership signatures partially covered by bookplates of St. Vincent's Abbey, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania. The Old Testament, 978 pages, occupies the first volume. The other volume contains the New Testament, 360 pp. -- followed by supplements and corrections to the Testaments, ["Kurze Erläuterung der katholischen Bilder-Bibel - Supplement zum alten Te... View more info

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Stiftung zur Förderung der Hamburgischen Kunstsammlungen - Erwerbungen 1956

By: Biermann-Ratjen

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Hamburg, Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe: 1956

Seller ID: 39838

Condition: Very Good


72 pages; Former owner's blinstamp at bottom of titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in original printed yellow wrappers, mildly bumped at lower corner. View more info

Mit Roswitha ins Märchenland. Bilder und Verse der jugendl. Künstlerin Roswitha Bitterlich Märchen von Maria Berg. No.4, Bändchen 1

By: Bitterlich, Roswitha

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Rosenheim [Germany], Berchtenbreiter: [1935]

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40771

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated pages; Publisher's boards -- pale green with a textured "grain" -- lettered in German script. A well preserved copy of this fragile booklet, showing just a touch of wear along the spine and at the points of the corners, and a faint bit of toning around the edges of the boards. Fine and fresh inside, unmarked, with the original plain endpapers intact. Printed on stiff card stock, in fraktur type, with 10 color plates by the young artist Roswitha Bitterlich [born in 1920]. This is the first part of the fourth series of Roswitha Bitterlich's wonderful illustrated "Mit ... View more info

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Friedrich Koenig. Der Erfinder der Druckmaschine, ein Pionier der deutschen Maschinenindustrie

By: Bolza, Albrecht

Price: $9.93

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsches Museum, Abhandlungen und Berichte: 1933

Seller ID: 41866

Condition: Very Good+


30 pages; 5. Jahrgang, Heft 1, 1930. Illustrated with b&w photographs and drawings of machinery. Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers; publisher's advertising material laid in. View more info

Image for Schreiben des Herrn Ignatz von Born ... an Herrn Franz Grafen von Kinsky ... ueber einen ausgebrannten Vulkan bey der Stadt Eger in Böhmen

Schreiben des Herrn Ignatz von Born ... an Herrn Franz Grafen von Kinsky ... ueber einen ausgebrannten Vulkan bey der Stadt Eger in Böhmen

By: Born, Ignaz von

Price: $449.99

Publisher: Prag [Prague], bey Wolfgang Gerle,: 1773

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39271

Condition: Very Good-


16 pages; Unbound (possibly extracted from a volume). Very light soiling to the title page and final page. Ignaz von Born [1742-1791] was a mineralogist and metallurgist, who became a significant figure in botany, and other branches of natural history. He was also a prominent freemason, (whose writing influenced Mozart, both as a mason, and as a major source for the structure and intellectual foundations of "The Magic Flute." Indeed, some writers suggest that Born was the inspiration for the role of Sarastro). Born was also a satirist, and an influential anti-clerical writer. Wik... View more info

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Ein Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Flora von Syrien (extracted from volume 48 of the Verhandlungen der k.k. zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft)

By: Bornmüller, Joseph ; [Friedrich Nicolaus - 1862-1948]

Price: $44.94

Publisher: Wien [Vienna], Hölder: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39626

Condition: Very Good


544-655 pages; Contemporary binding: plum colored pebble-grained cloth over pattern printed boards, plain endpapers -- leaves unopened at the top edges, others trimmed rough. This is just the 112 page monograph by Bornmüller, (with a 2- leaf unopened bifolium at the front, and one extra page (i.e., pp. 541-543 at the front, and p. 656) at the rear, so that the important text of Bornmüller's Flora of Syria would be preserved complete. This is the original printing, not to be confused with any of several modern productions. There are no plates or illustrations. On the "extra" first ... View more info

Geflügelte Worte und Zitatenschatz

By: Büchmann, Georg

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Zurich, Werner Classen Verlag: 1946

Seller ID: 41927

Condition: Very Good


423 & [1] pages; Publisher's orange linen cloth, lettered in black on spine and front cover. An attractive copy, unworn, but lacking the dust jacket. An early postwar edition of the classic German compilation of quotations, originally published in 1864. This Swiss edition returns the author's text to an earlier, leaner version. (A so-called "Volksausgabe" published in Berlin during the Second World War had included quotations from speechs by Hitler and other National Socialist figures; these have all been removed from this edition). Examples are drawn from sources outside German... View more info

PARSIFAL MARCHEN

By: Chamberlain, Houston Stewart

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Munchen, Verlag von F. Bruckmann: 1900

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41528

Condition: Very Good


68 pages; Nr. 77 of an edition limited to only 330 copies printed on Japon paper. OCLC: 8271067 Titlepage with large Initial printed in gold, lettering in red and black. Large initial letters and first chapter lines in beautiful stylized type printed in red. Original card covers with pattern of intertwining vines and flowers printed in gold, lightly dust soiled. Contents clean a bright. Though British-born, Chamberlain wrote in German, authoring several books on political philosophy, natural science, and Richard Wagner. In early adulthood, he migrated to Dresden where he immersed himself i... View more info

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Dante's Vita Nova Kritisher Text unter Benutzung von 35 Bekannten Handscriften von Friedrich Beck

By: Dante Alighieri ; [edited by Friedrich Beck]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Munchen - Munich, Piloty & Loehle: 1896

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40823

Condition: Very Good


lv & 136 pages; Early twentieth century dark blue buckram, spine lettered in gilt, original printed front wrapper bound in (with text duplicating the title page), fore and bottom edges untrimmed. A copy of Friedrich Beck's important variorum edition of Dante's Vita Nova, in which variant readings from all 35 known manuscripts of the text are specified. (The fifty five page introduction has a detailed list of the 35 manuscripts known to Friedrich Beck, with their locations, collations and other physical and textual features specified). This copy has been bound for a private owner, and richly... View more info

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DIE ERSTEN DEUTSCHEN AM UNTEREN MISSISSIPPI UND DIE CREOLEN DEUTSCHER ABSTAMMUNG

By: Deiler, J. Hanno

Price: $39.94

Publisher: New Orleans, Louisiana, Selbstverlage Des Verfassers (For the Author): 1904

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40912

Condition: Very Good


31, [1] pages; Vortrag, gehalten am 16. September 1904 vor dem 'Germanistischen Congress' in der Congresshalle der St. Louiser Weltausstellung. New Orleans: Im Selbstverlage des Verfassers (for the author, at 2229 Bienville Ave) , 1904. Original tan printed wrappers, saddle-stitched. Minor chipping at the corners of the upper wrapper, a bit of rubbing along the spine. A very good copy of this fragile pamphlet. The author was a Tulane professor, and prepared this illustrated history of the first German settlers along the lower Mississippi for presentation at the Germanistischen Congreß, held i... View more info

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Handbuch der speziellen Pathologie und Therapie für Thierärzte und Landwirthe oder: Die Kunst, die innern Krankheiten der Pferde, Rinder und Schafe zu erkennen, zu verhüten und zu heilen

By: Dieterichs, J. F. C. (Joachim Friedrich Christian) [1792-1858]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Berlin, Verlag der Buchhandlung von Carl Fr. Amelang: 1828

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39458

Condition: Good


xii, 675 & [1, ad] pages; Contemporary half calf over patterned paper-covered boards. A worn, but complete, copy of the first edition of this extensive manual of veterinary pathology. Pencil and pen scribbling and notes on the paste-down endpapers (there are no blanks or free endpapers, either front or rear). Scattered pen marks throughout, several transparent ink smudges, a few scattered stains, marks and minor tears. The first leaf of text is wrinkled but complete, another leaf near the end is partly detached at the foot and has a corner torn away. The binding shows heavy rubbing, both t... View more info

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MAX CARTIER - Ein Lebensbild

By: Dietschi, Eugen

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Basel, Buchdruckerei National: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38545

Condition: Very Good


Mit zahlreichen tafeln. Pictorial wrappers showing a bi-plane over the Alps. Biography of Max Cartier - the renowned Swiss flier. Wonderful photographic illustrations. Spine discoloured. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info