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Die SS Tragodie Einer Deutschen Epoche Mit 243 Kurzbiographien.

By: Reitlinger, Gerald

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Wein, Verlag Kurt Desch: 1957

Seller ID: 001021


480pp. Titel der englischen Originalausgabe The SS Alibi of a Nation 1922-45 In German. Based almost entirely on original German documents, including the captured files of the SS leadership, The SS: Alibi of a Nation gives a final account of the Nazi Praetorian Guard. With steadily mounting tension, the story moves from the origins of the SS before 1923 to its supremacy, twenty years later. The author sees the SS not as an historical accident, but as a tyrannical expr... View more info

The Bass Saxaphone

By: Skvorecky, Joseph

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Toronto, Lester Orpen & Denys: 1980

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000929


186pp. Price sticker on bottom back cover, else a very good, clean, tight copy Signed by Skvorecky on the half title: " To Inara cordially Joseph Skvorecky 13.10.95 Toronto," Translated by Kaca Polackova-Henly" These two humane and passionate stories--- brilliantly evoke the comedy and sadness of life under the Nazis and the Soviets."(Publisher) "Superlative, greatly moving --- These are luminous novellas --- fabulous" (New York Times Book Revie... View more info

Flying In To Love

By: Thomas, D. M.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: 1995

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000930


242pp. Two small price stickers on rear cover, otherwise a very good, clean, bright, tight copy, signed by D.M.Thomas on the title page: "For Inara Thank you for your fine writing DM Thomas November 97" "" Thomas has fixed his penetyrating gazer on America's deepest public shame and created a haunting, caustic novel about the (Kennedy) assasination --- his portrayal of our mass psyche rings ultimately true." ( Chicago Tribune) View more info

Lying Together

By: Thomas, D. M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Viking Penguin: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 000962


247pp A very good, clean tight copy signed by the author " on the tp. "For Inara Soul with f?? your ???? D M Thomas May(?) 95 Hope we work together! And we did again! DM " Darkly comic, erotic richly textured novel" (Publisher) "Unquestionably inventive, entertaining and funny." ( Washington Times) View more info

The Huron Indians 1615-1649

By: Tooker, Elisabeth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Midland, Huronia Historical Development Council: 1967

Seller ID: 000931


183pp. A very good, clean, tight copy. Extensive references. Published by the Huronia Historical Development Council and the Ontario Department of Education through the co-operation of The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. "we are able to see --- the ammount of information available concerning different aspects of Huron Culture --- The Huron League -- surrouinding tribes -- travel and intertribal relations--material culture-- settlement patterns and subsiste... View more info

The Stubborn Particulars of Grace

By: Wallace, Bronwen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Inc: 1987

Seller ID: 000926


112pp. Almost as new. "Wallace was heavily influenced by Al Purdy, whose example taught her to structure poems as narratives instead of lyrics. Her intention was to organize poems the way women get together to tell stories. Story, for Wallace, was never complete but achieved its meaning through cumulative effect." (O.U.P.) View more info

Soviet Army Uniforms 1961

By: War Office

Price: $18.00

Publisher: (London), War Office: 1961

Seller ID: 000918


91 pp. A very good, bright, tight copy. with a clean, ostensibly military library stamp on ffe. " The purpose of this pamphlet is to provide all units and intelligence staffs with the means for quick and accurate identification of Soviet Army troops." Numerous full page colour illustrations of uniforms with additional colour and b&w illustrations of insignia and decorations. View more info

Dare-all Jack and the Cousins

By: Wynne, May

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, "Children's Companion" Office:

Seller ID: 000949


223pp. 10 black and white illustrations + colour frontispiece Rasberry colour covers front and spine stamped with thistle design Gold lettering to spine. A very good, clean, tight copy. No date of publication, probably the 1941 reprint. Story set in the England and France in the twenties or thirties. Twelve year olds Dermot and Aislie visit their cousin Jack in France where the adventures take place.. "French people are funny to have breakfast before their bath... View more info

Don't Die Before You're Dead

By: Yevtushenko, Yevgeny

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Toronto, Key Porter Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000928


398pp. A very good, clean, bright, tight copy. Signed by Yevtushenko on the half title " It gives you an idea what the Russian soul is about with all its melancholic and sometimes pathetic greatness. Its an intelligent, informative, funny and very human book." (Anon) " combines autobiography, political thriller, love story, and satirical comedy against the backdrop of the attempted 1991 coup to overthrow Gorbachev" (Powells) View more info