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found: 6 books

 
BERGNER, RUDOLF,
Siebenburgen.
0. 1884. Eine Darstellung des Landes und der Leute. Leipzig, Hermann Bruckner, 1884; vi, 410 pp.; publisher's green pebble-grain cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt; base of spine minimally rubbed, contemporary owner's name on front fly, title-page foxed. A rare work on this German-speaking outpost of the Hapsburg Empire, [ Transylvania (Romanian: Ardeal or Transilvania; Hungarian: Erdély; German: Siebenbürgen is a historical region in the central part of Romania. ].
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Book number: IS00738
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 86.5 US$ 97.73 | JP¥ 10825]
Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb Ian German History Geography Balkans Rumania Rare Travel Eastern Europe

 
HAUSDORFF, RITA
Silesian Story : The Story of a Jewish Family in Germany
. Free German League of Culture in Great Britain . No front cover only the rear wrapper left. 7 editions were published between 1943 and 1945 in English and German. the original German titles was die Hellers. Rita Hausdorff became prominent in exile with this booklet. writer, She was a journalist and Communist whose life and work in Germany, Czechoslovakia, Britain and back in Germany have today been virtually forgotten (in this she may perhaps be seen as exemplary of the female political exile. She made contributions in various capacities to the work of the Freie Deutsche Kulturbund, especially in areas regarded as predominantly female concerns, as well as her editorship of the Britishbased journal Frau in Arbeit and her other writing in exile.
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Book number: F3244
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.77 | JP¥ 1083]
Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Nazi World War 2 Jewish Germany

 
KANNENGIESZER, E.H.G.,
Sammlung
0. 1821. der in der Koeniglich Grosz= Britannisch= Hannoverschen Gerichten ueblichen Eidesformeln zum Gebrauch fuer Aemter, Stadtobrigkeiten, adeliche= auch Garnison= und Regiments=Gerichte. Dritte verbesserte und sehr vermehrte Ausgabe. Hannover, 1821; 104 pp.; contemporary marbled boards, spine unlettered; cont. name on front blank. Sixteen leaves of contemporary laid paper have been bound in by the first owner, with four further oaths of the same period entered in manuscript, the rest blank. A very rare handbook intended for the use of the judiciary and 'local government' civil servants in the kingdom of Hanover, and also for military trials and court martials, gathered out of the manifold legal and bureaucratic publications in which they were originally to be sought for when needed. Solemnly swearing to carrry out one's duties responsibly appears to have been a condition for being engaged for or appointed to a task or office, and the oaths are often so detailed as to provide unusually real accounts, effectively full job descriptions, of the duties of such village officers as the nightwatchman, the warden of bridges, the tax-gatherer, the turf-moor warden, the "Vogt", the midwife, and so on. The medical profession, doctors, surgeons, apothecaries are equally required to swear specific oaths to carry out their duties responsibly, as is almost anybody serving the public. Ten pages are devoted to "Der Juden-Eid", and revisions thereto; as far as we understand, the authorities seem to be wrestling with the complexity of requiring of a Jewish subject a binding oath, while not expecting him to recognise his God in the Christian God [parts of this text have scattered underlining in contemporary black ink].
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Book number: IS00923
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 US$ 52.12 | JP¥ 5774]
Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb Antiquarian Rare German History Jurisprudence Legal History

 
NUPPNAU, F.P. & OTHERS,
Hamburgischer Taschen-Kalender
0. A collection of twenty-five issues of this pocket almanac and diary, published in Hamburg between c.1820 and c.1868, in various original bindings - decorative boards or leather, many with slip-cases - mostly in good or very good condition - most of them illustrated with hand-coloured, or sometimes plain, plates. Full details of the collection can be supplied on request. Approximate dimensions of each volume 8.5 x 5.5.cm. (Twenty-five volumes).
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Book number: IS00712
GBP 1250.00 [Appr.: EURO 1437.75 US$ 1628.86 | JP¥ 180422]
Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb Ian Hamburg Miniature Books German Illustrated Diaries Calendars Almanacs

 
OHLING, HERTHA,
Im Engsten Kreis.
0. Weg in die Weihnachtszeit. Im Auftrag des Hauptkulturamtes in der Reichspropagandaleitung der NSDAP. und des Hauptamtes für Volkswohlfahrt für die deutsche Familie gestaltet von Hertha Ohling. Berlin, 1942; 19 x 25.5 cm; 319pp. with colour illustrations; publisher's cloth-backed illustrated boards; some embrowning, particularly at the margins. A very good copy.
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Book number: IS002166
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 29 US$ 32.58 | JP¥ 3608]
Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb German Illustrated Books German Children's Books National Socialism Christmas Books German History Nazi Period Second World War World War Ii

 
ELZEVIER PRESS
Respublica Et Status Imperii
. Romano-Germanici. 2 volumes, Lugduni Batav. ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1634; 10.6 x 5.4 cm.; viii, 408, 382, [i]pp. with engraved title-page incorporating imperial double-headed eagle, crown, and imperial paraphernalia;; Contemporary callf, spines gilt in compartments with raised bands and double lettering pieces in green and red, gilt rule bordes to boards; edges sprinled with red; minimal wear to extremitiesshort crack to front hinge of Volume I. A handsomely bound and unusually well-preserved set of this pocket-size political and topographical handbook, with good margins.
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Book number: IS002355
GBP 210.00 [Appr.: EURO 241.75 US$ 273.65 | JP¥ 30311]
Catalogue: German History
Keywords: Ianweb Germany Austria Antiquarian Rare Elzevier Press Elzevir Press 17th Century Bindings German History Austrian History Printing Typography

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