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1 BONJOUR, EDGAR; HOTTINGER, MARY (TRANSLATION). Swiss Neutrality Its History And Meaning.
George Allen & Unwin, London: 1952. Second Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 47.50 USD
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2 BOUFFARD, PIERRE. Geneve: Pictures Of The Past And The Present.
Editions Pharos, Basel: 1970. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is slightly worn and torn. Stain on last inside page. 
A collection of numerous full-page black and white photos and illustrations of Geneve with captions in French. The introductory essay is in French, English and German. 
Price: 65.31 USD
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3 BRUHLMANN, OTTO (TEXT); WALCHER, FRIDOLIN (FOTOGRAFIE); SCHNEIDER, ALFRED (HERAUSGEGEBEN). Glarus-einfach.
Verlag Paul Haupt, Bern: 1994. 3258050279 / 9783258050270 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Ein Fotograf und ein Schreiber, der eine Glarner von Kindsbeinen an, der andere von aussen dazugekommen und aus freien Stucken geblieben, suchen das FetzchenWelt darzutellen, in das hinein sie verflochten sind, und dem gegenuber sie verflochten sind, und dem gegenuber sie sich behaupten wollen. In engem Kontakt, aber unabhangig jeder auf seine Weise, haben sie versucht, jene Ebene zu finden, wo das Faktische von aussen mit dem Lebendigen von innen sich trifft. Es ist kein Kompendium der Besonderheiten und Absonderlichkeiten ihres Kantons daraus geworden, sondern auf demdicten Substrat kundiger Information ein personliches Protokoll der zugleich liebenden und kritischen Auseinnandersetzung mit dem, was man fruher "Heimat" genannt hat. 
Price: 71.73 USD
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4 HERRMANN, ANNE. Coming Out Swiss: In Search Of Heidi, Chocolate, And My Other Life.
University of Wisconsin Press, Madison: 2014. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Anne Herrmann, a dual citizen born in New York to Swiss parents, offers in Coming Out Swiss a witty, profound, and ultimately universal exploration of identity and community. "Swissness"—even on its native soil a loose confederacy, divided by multiple languages, nationalities, religion, and alpen geography—becomes in the diaspora both nowhere (except in the minds of immigrants and their children) and everywhere, reflected in pervasive clichés. In a work that is part memoir, part history and travelogue, Herrmann explores all our Swiss clichés (chocolate, secret bank accounts, Heidi, Nazi gold, neutrality, mountains, Swiss Family Robinson) and also scrutinizes topics that may surprise (the "invention" of the Alps, the English Colony in Davos, Switzerland's role during World War II, women students at the University of Zurich in the 1870s). She ponders, as well, marks of Swissness that have lost their identity in the diaspora (Sutter Home, Helvetica, Dadaism) and the enduring Swiss American community of New Glarus, Wisconsin. Coming Out Swiss will appeal not just to the Swiss diaspora but also to those drawn to multi-genre writing that blurs boundaries between the personal and the historical. Anne Herrmann is professor emerita of English and women's studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of four books, including The Dialogic and Difference: An/Other Woman in Virginia Woolf and Christa Wolf and Queering the Moderns: Poses/Portraits/Performances. "Many a reader will be inspired by Herrmann's wide-ranging journey, in geography as well as in language, in the trivial as well as in the remarkable. Coming Out Swiss is marvelous, mischievous, delightful, serious—a challenge." —Leo Schelbert, University of Illinois at Chicago "Herrmann writes with verve, passion, insight, and wisdom as she explores what it means to be Swiss in both a personal and national sense. Coming Out Swiss is at once a splendid and provocative feast of facts and a stunning personal revelation." —Lisa Knopp, author of What the River Carries 
Price: 25.60 USD
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5 KUBLY, HERBERT & THE EDITORS OF LIFE. Life World Library: Switzerland.
Time Incorporated, New York: 1964. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 3.80 USD
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6 MAIRE, LUCY BEDOYA; DE QUAY LORETAN, CAROL (FOREWORD). La Marmotte: Swiss Tale Of The Battle Of The Queens.
Le petit Jounaliste LLC, Westport: 2005. 0977240703 / 9780977240708 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Many years ago, in the Canton of Valais in Switzerland, there lived a black cow named La Marmotte. She knew the limits of the unfenced grazing fields of the property, and chased away intruders with no harm. At the event of the Battle of the Queens, La Marmotte became the final winner of the Canton of Valais, and she was crowned "Queen of Queens." La Marmotte was the pride of the farm, the village and the Canton of Valais. She kept this title through many years until she died of old age.La Marmotte is a story that reveals to the reader a great deal of the customs and traditions of the Swiss people that exist up to the present. 
Price: 32.25 USD
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7 MICHELIN EDITORIAL STAFF. Switzerland.
Michelin et Cie., Clermont-Ferrand: 1974. 2061218016 / 9782061218013 Revised Edition. Sixth Edition. s Softcover. Poor condition. Worn and coffee stained. But all the text and maps is clean and legible. 
Includes an introduction to Switzerland's special features: five touring programmes which will enable you to see the most beautiful buildings and most characteristic areas of the countryside in the shortest time and information intended to help you prepare your itinerary and choose a place to stay. Includes many maps. 
Price: 2.85 USD
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8 OECHSLI, WILHELM. History Of Switzerland 1499-1914.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1922. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. Library discard. 
Written by a most distinguished Swiss scholar who believed in the importance of going to original documents when doing research, this history covers the zenith of the Swiss Confederation (1499 - 1519), the Refeormation and Counter-Reformation (1519 -1648), the Age of Aristocracy (1648 - 1798), the period of Revolution (1798 - 1815), the epoch of the Federal Pact (1815 - 1848), and Switzerland as a Fedral State (1848 - 1914). Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Includes maps and an Index. 
Price: 116.85 USD
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9 RIMLI, EUGENE TH. 650 Ans D'histoire Suisse: Ouvrage Orne De Plus De 400 Illustrations Et De Dix Planches En Couleurs Hors-texte.
Verkehrsverlag S. A., Zurich: 1941. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Frech Text. 
Price: 93.58 USD
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10 SCHMALZ, KARL L. Bolligen: Geschichte Gemeindeentwicklung Heimatkunde.
Verlag Stampfli & Cie, Bern: 1982. 3727296798 / 9783727296796 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
German Text. 
Price: 60.80 USD
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11 WHYMPER, E. (ILLUSTRATIONS). Swiss Pictures.
The Religious Tract Society, London; 1891. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Poor condition. Torn front cover. Torn spine. Discolored pages. Scorched cover. 
Swiss travelogue with pen and pencil illustrations. Mr. E. Whymper, who is pre-eminent amongst modern engravers for his knowledge of mountain forms and his power of delineating them. His intimate acquaintance with Switzerland has afforded him facilities for its pictorial illustration which few artists have enjoyed. 
Price: 181.21 USD
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12 WILLIAMS, RICHARD AND LINDA. Downhill Walking Switzerland.
Old World Travel, Inc., Tulsa: 1988. 0961927658 / 9780961927653 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
"As you read about the towns and walks outlined in Downhill Walking Switzerland, while you look at the pictures, we want you to mentally follow the Downhill Trail. We want you to imagine that you see the clear mountain skies, hear the scolding squirrel, tiny birds and the trickle of the mountain stream. Our desire in writing this guide is to share with you the beauty of the Downhill Walking experience, whether you are an armchair Downhiller, a real first timer or a veteran traveler." -from the Introduction. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.04 USD
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