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Die Dresdner Galerie Alte Meister (Old Masters Gallery, Dresden)

By: ALPATOW, Michael W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dresden, Verkag Der Kunst: 1990

Stock No.: 81213


Stated twenty-third edition of this guide to many of the works exhibited at the Old Masters Gallery of Dresden ("Dresdner Galerie, Alte Meister") in the German language. Contributions by Katharina Scheinfuss and Irina Danilowa. With 243 plates in black & white and color and a 110-page section of text at front of volume describing the following works. Printing on high-quality coated papers. --- In full beige linen-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt and bl... View more info

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Collins Spanish Gem Dictionary, Spanish-English : English-Spanish

By: BROWN, R. F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Stock No.: 79904


1962 reprint of the 1957 of the reliable Collins Gem Spanish dictionary. Measuring 3 in. wide x 4.5 in. tall, it is an ideal size for pocket or purse. --- In flexible brown softcovers. With creases to a leaf or two and minor chafing to covers, else a solid, fully functional copy.; 32mo (4 to 5 in. tall); 768 pages View more info

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Théâtre: Volumes I and II (in French language)

By: CLAUDEL, Paul

Price: $50.00

Publisher: France, Bibliotheque de la Pleiade: 1956

Stock No.: 81893


A compact two-volume French language set presenting plays by the French poet and playwright Paul Claudel (1868-1955). With an introduction and chronology of the life and works of Claudel by Jacques Madaule. --- In flexible brown faux leather covers with gilt-stamped spine titling on green blocks and gilt horizontal spine rules. Each volume with two sewn-in yellow satin ribbon bookmarks, text printed on very thin leaves and in clear plastic wrappers. --- Both volumes with... View more info

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Oeuvre Poétique (in French language)

By: CLAUDEL, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bibliotheque de la Pleiade: 1967

Stock No.: 82012


A compact French language collection of poems by the French poet and playwright Paul Claudel (1868-1955). With an introduction by Stanislaus Fumet and chronology of the life and works of Claudel. Some of the poems are presented in English. --- In flexible brown faux leather covers with gilt-stamped spine titling on green blocks and gilt horizontal spine rules. With two sewn-in yellow satin ribbon bookmarks, text printed on very thin leaves and in clear plastic wrapper. ... View more info

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Brockhaus Riemann Musiklexikon (5-volume Music Dictionary set in German Language)

By: DAHLHAUS, Carl; EGGEBRECHT, Hans Heinrich (editors)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Mainz/München, Schott/Piper: 1989

Stock No.: 80362


A German-language dictionary of musical terms in five volumes including composers, performers and other topics related to music. Volume 5 is a supplementary volume with biographical details about notable musical people. Edited by Carl Dahlhaus and Hans Heinrich Eggebrecht. --- Softcover books in tan covers, all housed in shared cardboard slipcase. --- A clean, bright, newish set lacking obvious damages.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 359, 349, 358, 381, 123 pages View more info

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Oeuvres Choisies de Delille: Les Géorgiques de Virgile, Les Jardins, L'Homme des Champs, Malheur et Pitie (Works of Jacques Delille)

By: DELILLE, Jacques

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie de Firmin Didot Freres: 1850

Stock No.: 81959


A collection, in French language, of significant writings of the poet and translator Jacques Delille (1738-1813). Includes his translation of Virgil's "Georgics", as well as "Les Jardins" (The Gardens) "L'homme de champs" (Man of the Fields) and "Malheur et Pitie" (Woe and Mercy). --- In quarter leather over brown marbled boards, marbled endpapers, gilt-stamped spine titling and decorations with four raised spine bands; and with tissue-pro... View more info

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Fachwörterbuch der Musik: 5000 Stichworte, 220 Notenbeispiele, 250 Illustrationen [German-language musical dictionary]

By: GERICK, Herbert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: München, Keysersche Verlagsbuchhandlung: [c.1970s]

Stock No.: 81808


A German-language illustrated dictionary of musical terms. With 220 musical notations and 250 black & white illustrations. Undated, possibly published c.1970s. --- In black cloth-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with drawings of instruments on cover. --- A clean, unmarked copy but with some tanning to leaves. Dust jacket with light rubbing, else nice.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 214 pages View more info

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Die Gespenstertruhe: Geistergeschichten aus aller Welt, mit 30 Zeichnungen von Alfred Kubin (30 ghost stories in German language)

By: GREGOR-DELLIN, Martin (editor); KUBIN, Alfred (illustrations)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: München, Nymphenburger Verlag: 1967

Stock No.: 80372


A German-language edition offering a collection of 30 ghost stories by a wide variety of worldwide authors. Edited by Martin Gregor-Dellin and with 30 illustrations by Alfred Kubin. --- In green/black cloth-covered boards with titling on red paper spine label. Jacket with black and white Kubin illustration on cover. --- A bright, unmarked copy lacking obvious damages. Fair only jacket has been exposed to moisture, resulting in wrinkling; and with tears and chips.; Octavo... View more info

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Goslar (German-language edition with 66 plates)

By: HILLEBRAND, Werner

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Munich, Deutscher Kunstverlag: 1972

Stock No.: 81216


In this German language work, scenes and buildings in the historic German town of Goslar are displayed and described. With 64 black & white plates with photos by Helga Schmidt-Glassner. 38 pages of text describe the images which follow, text adorned with a few black & white illustrations and with a couple of color plates tipped onto leaves. Map of town at rear endpapers. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with image of fierce-looking bird in white on cover; spine tit... View more info

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Salomos Urteil Zweite Instanz: Neue Satiren

By: KISHON, Ephraim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: München, Albert Langen - George Müller Verlags: 1972

Stock No.: 80346


A later printing of this German language work offering satirical humor (as near as this non-German speaker can determine). --- In light blue cloth-covered boards with titling on white spine block. Jacket features humorous cover drawing of quizzical King Solomon-like figure after slicing the globe in half. --- A clean, bright copy lacking noticeable damages. Bright jacket with chipping and small tears, otherwise in good shape.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 286 pages View more info

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Burgen Und Schlosser In Altbayern [Castles and Palaces in Old Bavaria; in German language]

By: KREISEL, Heinrich (text); SCHMIDT-GLASSNER, Helga (photography)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Deutscher Kunstverlag: 1957

Stock No.: 81813


A German language work in which the castles and palaces of old Bavaria are explored. With handsome engraved illustrations and black & white floor-plans. The photos of Helga Schmidt-Glassner are displayed in a lengthy section on plates at rear of volume, along with a map of Bavaria. --- In black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped shield on cover; titling in gilt on spine. Dust jacket with images of structures on front and back. --- A clean, unmarked, bright copy. Dust... View more info

Image for I Promessi Sposi: Storia milanese del secolo XVII scoperta e rifatta (in Italian language)

I Promessi Sposi: Storia milanese del secolo XVII scoperta e rifatta (in Italian language)

By: MANZONI, Alessandro (author); GUTTUSO, Renato (illustrations)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Milano, Giulio Einaudi: 1961

Stock No.: 81891


Second edition, 1961. A history of Milan in the seventeenth century, presented in an illustrated Italian language edition in slipcase. With black & white drawings displayed on stiff leaves by Renato Guttuso, some with color highlights. Includes an introduction by Alberto Moravia. --- In off-white Guttuso illustrated cloth-covered boards with spine titling in black. Off white cloth-covered slipcase with illustrations on front and back. --- A handsome copy, but with dark ... View more info

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Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste (When There is War, We Go into the Desert) in German language

By: MARTIN, Henno

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Windhoek, Namibia, Verlag der Namibia Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft: 1995

Stock No.: 80148


German language. A softcover edition of the author's account of his experiences in present-day Namibia during World War II. German nationals Henno Martin and partner Hermann Korn, were working geologists in the former German colony of South-West Africa (now Nambia). When war broke out, they decided to wait it out in a remote desert canyon area to avoid internment. This work with plenty of black and white photos and a fold-out map of the areas in which they worked. --- Wi... View more info

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Les Grands Sieclès De La Peinture: La Peinture Égyptienne [French Language] (Great Centuries of Painting: The Egyptian Paintings)

By: MEKHITARIAN, Arpag (text)

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Geneva, Editions Albert Skira: 1954

Stock No.: 80199


In this French language work, paintings of the ancient Egyptians are showcased on 95 bright color illustrations, tipped onto the leaves of the book. With accompanying text by Arpag Mekhitarian. One in the publisher's series: "Les Grands Sieclès de la Peinture". --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling in orange on cover and spine. Jacket with colorful Egyptian painting on cover. No particular edition or printing has been observed. --- A clean, sound, ... View more info

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Ludwig Richter (The art of Ludwig Richter in a German language edition)

By: NEIDHARDT, Hans Joachim

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Wien und München, Verlag Anton Schroll & Co.: 1969

Stock No.: 81217


In this German language work, the art of Ludwig Richter is displayed and described. The 19th century German artist was noted for his paintings and etchings. With 34 full color plates displaying his paintings, and about 105 additional color and black & white images, mostly his etchings. --- In full light blue cloth-covered boards with Richter drawing in black on cover; spine titling in black. Jacket with color image of his "Brautzug im Frühling" on cover. --- Wit... View more info

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Neue Musikgeschichte der Welt [New Music History of the World in German language]

By: PAHLEN, Kurt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Zürich, Orell Füssli Verlag: 1978

Stock No.: 81809


A hefty German-language illustrated history of world music. With 262 black & white illustrations. --- In light brown cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with color photo of an operatic scene on cover. --- A clean, bright, newish copy. Jacket with a hint of spine sunning, otherwise very nice. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.) ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 624 pages View more info

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Cassell's Italian Dictionary: Italian-English / English-Italian (Thumb indexed)

By: REBORA, Piero

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls: [c.1970s-80s]

Stock No.: 80595


A useful Italian-English translator, compiled by lexicographer Piero Rebora, who was assisted by Francis M. Guercio and Arthur L. Hayward. An entry in the respected Cassell's lineup of translators. --- Thumb indexed, in full textured paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations. Lacks a dust jacket. Volume bears 1967 date, but likely published c.1970s-80s. --- With dark dampstains to rear endpapers, boldly-written prior owner's name to lower textbl... View more info

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Geschichte der Musik [History of Music in German language]

By: RENNER, Hans

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt: 1985

Stock No.: 81810


A hefty German-language illustrated history of music. With 186 illustrations in text, 103 musical notations and 119 additional illustrations on plates. --- In dark brown cloth-covered boards with white titling on brown spine block. Jacket with color painting of a musical scene on cover. --- A clean, bright, newish copy. Bright jacket with slight rubbing, otherwise very nice. (Due to the considerable weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested.); Tall Oct... View more info

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Der Wunderdoktor: Heitere Verse (German language poems)

By: ROTH, Eugen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: München, Carl Hanser Verlag: 1970

Stock No.: 80343


A German-language collection of poetry which the jacket flap promises will serve as an effective medicine for heart pain and imagined ailments. --- This slim volume in light green cloth-covered boards with titling in darker green. Jacket features image of an elderly physician in a bottle. --- A clean, unmarked copy but with slighly splayed boards. Bright jacket with some rubbing and small tears, otherwise intact.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; 96 pages View more info

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Schillers Werke in Zwei Bänden (The Works of Schiller in two volumes)

By: SCHILLER, Friedrich

Price: $29.00

Publisher: München, Droemersche Verlagsanstalt Th. Knaur Nachf.: 1962

Stock No.: 80183


A German-language two-volume set offering the major works of the great German polymath Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805). Includes a large selection of his poetry, plays, historical and philosophical writings. All printing in Roman typefaces. --- In flexible blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped lyres to covers and gilt spine titling on blue blocks. Volumes lack dust jackets. --- With partial split to band II near back of volume, with loss of gilding and light cloth s... View more info

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Die Kunst Afrikas (The Art of Africa in German language)

By: SCHMALENBACH, Werner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berlin, Deutsche Buch-Gemeinschaft: 1960

Stock No.: 81218


In this German language work, traditional art of Africa is displayed and described. With 131 black & white and 16 color illustrations. --- In pale yellow paper-covered boards backed in black paper; with image of native artifact in black on cover; spine titling in gilt. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With slight soiling to covers, mildly bumped lower cover corners and somewhat toned leaves, else a clean, firm, sound copy.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 176 pages View more info

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Unsere schöne Welt: ein Bilderbuch für fortschrittliche Leute (Our Beautiful World: A Picture Book for Advanced People; in German language)

By: SEMPÉ, Jean Jacques

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Zürich, Duigenes Verlag: 1975

Stock No.: 80376


A German-language work featuring the humorous black and white drawings of the noted French cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempé. The cartoons, when captioned, are in German language. With a foreword by François Bundy. --- In red paper-covered boards with white titling on spine. Endpapers with color Sempé drawings. Jacket with Sempé drawing of a city street scene. --- A clean, sound hardcover copy but with rubbing to edges of covers. Dust jacket with chipping and tears along... View more info

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Die Törichte Heirat: Roman ("The Irrational Knot" in German language)

By: SHAW, Bernhard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Potsdam, Gustav Kiepenheuer Verlag: 1928

Stock No.: 80369


A German-language edition of George Bernard Shaw's novel "The Irrational Knot", a commentary on conventional marriage. In Fraktur font. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with gilt-tooled decorations on spine; gilt titling on brown spine block and on cover. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front paste-down, somewhat cocked spine and with soiling to covers & textblock edges, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. t... View more info

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Die Höhlenkinder im Pfahlbau

By: SONNLEITNER, Dr. A. Th.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Kosmos, Gesellschaft der Naturfreunde Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung: 1920

Stock No.: 80184


An illustrated German-language juvenile work, featuring the cave children and their adventures when living in a house on pilings in the middle of a lake. With plenty of black and white illustrations, and with color illustration pasted to cover. All text in Fraktur font. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with spine titling and illustration in black. With brown topstain; volume lacks a dust jacket. --- The front cover has warped into a curved shape, with a partial tear to... View more info

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Die Höhlenkinder im Steinhaus

By: SONNLEITNER, Dr. A. Th.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Kosmos, Gesellschaft der Naturfreunde Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung: 1931

Stock No.: 80185


An illustrated German-language juvenile work, featuring the cave children and their adventures when living in a house of stone. With plenty of black and white illustrations, and with color illustration pasted to cover. All text in Fraktur font. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with spine titling and illustration in black. With brown topstain; volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With a partial tear to cloth at spine, which is sunned a little, and with foxing & soiling to a ... View more info

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Die Höhlenkinder im Heimlichen Grund

By: SONNLEITNER, Dr. A. Th.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Kosmos, Gesellschaft der Naturfreunde Franckh'sche Verlagshandlung: 1935

Stock No.: 80186


An illustrated German-language juvenile work, featuring the cave children and their adventures when living in their secret cliffside base. With plenty of black and white illustrations, and with color illustration pasted to cover. All text in Fraktur font. --- In brown cloth-covered boards with spine titling and illustration in black. With brown topstain; volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature and rubberstamping to ownership block on front paste-down... View more info

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Werke in Frankfurter Mundart [Works of Stoltze in Frankfurt dialect, German language]

By: STOLTZE, Friedrich

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Frankfurt am Main, Verlag von Waldemar Kramer: 1977

Stock No.: 81811


A German-language collection of mostly poems in Frankfurt dialect by Friedrich Stoltze (1816-1891). Mr. Stoltze was known for his poems in that dialect, and was also a magazine publisher in Frankfurt. Includes a tribute to her father by daughter Laura Stoltze. --- In beige paper-covered boards backed in dark red leatherette, with gilt titling on black spine block and fancy horizontal bands and decorations to spine in black and gilt. Pale yellow topstain. Volume has no du... View more info

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Ausgewählte Werke: in einem band (Selected Works of Ludwig Thoma, in one volume; German language)

By: THOMA, Ludwig

Price: $14.00

Publisher: München, R. Piper & Co Verlag: 1966

Stock No.: 80370


A German-language edition offering a selection of writings by Ludwug Thoma (1867-1921), known for his often-humorous depictions of small-town Bavarian life. Centennial edition, with a foreword by Eugen Roth. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with gilt titling on red spine block. Jacket with designs in green, red and black. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy though with slight yellowing to endpapers. Bright jacket has a hint of yellowing, and with small tears & light c... View more info

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Krieg und Frieden: Roman in vier Büchern (War and Peace in German language)

By: TOLSTOI, Leo N.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: München, Wilhelm Goldmann Verlag: 1959

Stock No.: 80373


A German-language edition of Leo Tolstoy's monumental novel, War and Peace. Translated into German by Michael Grusemann, and with an introduction by Werner Heilmann. --- In a compact softcover edition, in yellow wraps backed in yellow cloth. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but leaves have yellowed somewhat.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 822 pages View more info

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Gedichte von Ludwig Uhland (Poems of Ludwig Uhland) Wohlfeile Ausgabe ("Cheap" Edition)

By: UHLAND, Ludwig

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, J. G. Cotta'scher Verlag: 1859

Stock No.: 80188


Stated "Neununddreiszigste Auslage" (possibly translated as 39th printing) of this German-language collection of poetry by the German poet Ludwig Uhland (1787-1862). Entire contents of this work printed in Fraktur font. --- In brown textured paper-covered boards backed in leather, with four raised bands on spine; spine titling and decorations stamped in gilt. A reinforced binding, with marbled endpapers and textblock edges; green satin ribbon bookmark sewn in. --... View more info