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EUROPEAN HISTORY.

EUROPEAN HISTORY.

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1 ASTON, MARGARET. The Fifteenth Century: The Prospect Of Europe.
Thames and Hudson, London: 1968. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Discusses the emergence of Europe as an entity. The great events of the century are discussed including the Black Plague, the capture of Constantinople by the Turks, the invention of the printing press, the exploration of the world and the revival of classical studies. Contains 153 illustrations, 21 in color, and an Index. 
Price: 15.68 USD
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2 BURCKHARDT, JACOB. The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy.
Albert & Charles Boni, New York: 1935. Reprint edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good unmarked copy. 
Depicts the characteristic states of mind and underlying motivational patterns of the Italian people during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. Translated into English from the German by S. G. C. Middlemore. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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3 BURCKHARDT, JACOB. The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy.
Albert & Charles Boni, New York: 1935. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition with the former owner's penciled notes on the front endpapers. There are some bumped corners and edgewear to the cloth. 
Depicts the characteristic states of mind and underlying motivational patterns of the Italian people during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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4 BURCKHARDT, JACOB. The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy.
Barnes & Noble Books, New York: 1992. 0880299126 / 9780880299121 Reprint edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Jacob Burckhardt saw the Renaissance, from Dante to Michelangelo, not only as an age in which art and literature flourished but also as a period with its own political, social and even psychological characteristics. Depicts these states of mind and underlying motivational patterns of the Italian people during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.08 USD
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5 BURCKHARDT, JACOB. The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy: Volume I.
Harper & Row, New York: 1958. 0060904593 / 9780060904593 First Harper Torchbook Edition. An illustrated edition. 25th Printing. s Softcover. Fair condition. Water stains. 
Depicts the characteristic states of mind and underlying motivational patterns of the Italian people during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. Translated into English from the German by S. G. C. Middlemore. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.08 USD
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6 BURCKHARDT, JACOB; BURKE, PETER (INTRODUCTION); MURRAY, PETER (NOTES). The Civilization Of The Renaissance In Italy.
Penguin, London: 1990. 014044534X / 9780140445343 Sixth printing of this edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Depicts the characteristic states of mind and underlying motivational patterns of the Italian people during the fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth centuries. Translated into English from the German by S. G. C. Middlemore. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.83 USD
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7 BURY, J. B. The Invasion Of Europe By The Barbarians.
W. W. Norton., NY: 1967. 0393003884 / 9780393003888 Reprint, first published in 1927. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Detailed analysis, focusing on the years 375 to 575 A.D. Contains an Index. 
Price: 6.65 USD
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8 CHAMBERS, JAMES. The Devil's Horsemen: The Mongol Invasion Of Europe.
Atheneum, New York: 1979. 0689109423 / 9780689109423 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good Condition. Previous owner's name stamped on the title page. Very small tear in the dustjacket. 
The three points of focus in Mr. Chambers' study are, first, how Mongol Invasions resulted in increased East-West communication, second, the reasons for the failure of the Roman Catholic Church to consolidate the spread of Christianity in the East, and finally, how and why Europe was saved from Mongol domination. Illustrated with a select bibliography and an Index. 
Price: 9.03 USD
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9 CHAMBERS, JAMES. The Devil's Horsemen: The Mongol Invasion Of Europe.
Atheneum, New York: 1985. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
The three points of focus in Mr. Chambers' study are, first, how Mongol Invasions resulted in increased East-West communication, second, the reasons for the failure of the Roman Catholic Church to consolidate the spread of Christianity in the East, and finally, how and why Europe was saved from Mongol domination. Illustrated with a select bibliography and an index. 
Price: 20.66 USD
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10 CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.; COMMAGER, HENRY STEELE (INTRODUCTION). Marlborough: His Life And Times.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1968. Abridged Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is Churchill's biography of his famous ancestor, the eighteenth century military commander. Marlborough's great program was to counter the French bid for hegemony under Louis XIV. In the opinion of many critics, Marelborough remains the masterpiece of Churchill's historical writings. Includes an Index. 
Price: 80.23 USD
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11 CHURCHILL, WINSTON S.; COMMAGER, HENRY STEELE (INTRODUCTION). Marlborough: His Life And Times.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1968. Abridged Edition. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is Churchill's biography of his famous ancestor, the eighteenth century military commander. Marlborough's great program was to counter the French bid for hegemony under Louis XIV. In the opinion of many critics, Marelborough remains the masterpiece of Churchill's historical writings. Includes an Index. 
Price: 96.90 USD
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12 COHN, NORMAN Europe's Inner Demons: An Enquiry Inspired By The Great Witch-hunt.
Basic Books, New York: 1975. 046502131X / 9780465021314 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 

Price: 38.00 USD
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13 COOPER, DUFF. Haig.
Doubleday, Doran and Company, Garden City: 1936. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 38.71 USD
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14 CRAMB, J. A.; BRADLEY, A. C. (PREFACE). Germany And England.
John Murray, London: 1914. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Consists of lectures given at Queens College, Harley Street, in London in February and March 1918. In these lectures, Cramb wished to make clear that the hostility to England now more or less prevalent among educated Germans arises from no mere envy of the prestige and advantages of the British Empire, but from the fact that this Empire appears to them the main, or even the sole, obstacle to the attainment of a great national ideal, for which they are bound to labor and, if need be, to contend. 
Price: 22.66 USD
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15 DE ST. AMAND, IMBERT. Napoleon III At The Height Of His Power.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1900. First U.S. Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Minor tear on spine. 
A full-scale biography of Napoleon III. 
Price: 61.75 USD
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16 GILBERT, MARTIN. The European Powers 1900 - 45.
The New American Library, New York: 1966. First Printing, h Hardcover with dustjacket and protective mylar covering. Good condition. 
The events of 1900-1945 are the ceentral drama of the twentieth century. The European Powers manifests a tragic lesson of eclipse as it illustrates the follies that led civilized nations into violence and barbarism, into evil and decline. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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17 GROUSSET, RENE. The Epic Of The Crusades.
Orion, New York: 1970. First United States Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. 
Recreates the history of the nine crusades between 1096 and 1270, and to the two traditional explanations of these extraordinary adventures - the desire to free Jesus' tomb in Jerusalem and the Voltairian explanation of the Crusades as a vast expedition of pillage - the author adds a third. Presents the thesis that the Crusades was a well planned political operation by the Papacy which wanted to make of Palestine a second domain of Saint Peter in order to become at the same time master of Rome and of Jerusalem. Includes an Index. Translated into English from the French by Noel Lindsay. 
Price: 9.31 USD
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18 HARBISON, E. HARRIS. The Age Of Reformation.
Cornell University Press, Ithaca: 1960. Fifth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. Stains on back cover and last several pages. 
This is an introduction to the sixteenth century, known as the Age of Reformation. What the present account tries to do is to ask the most significant questions, to suggest answers upon which recent scholarship is generally agreed, to point to the wide areas in which we know either too little or too much to be clear and precise about any answer, and to hit at the frame of mind in which ant answers to historical problems should be formulated. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.84 USD
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19 HIBBERT, CHRISTOPHER The Days Of The French Revolution.
Morrow Quill Paperbacks: 1981 0688007465 / 9780688007461 Tenth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. Ex library with usual stamping and labels. 
The best and most readable concise introduction to the French Revolution, highlighting and dramatizing the Revolution's most momentous days. Includes an Index. 
Price: 10.93 USD
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20 KENNAN, GEORGE. From Prague After Munich: Diplomatic Papers, 1938-1940.
Princeton University Press, Princeton: 1968. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
In August 1938 George F. Kennan was assigned as Secretary of Legation in Prague. This book constitutes an eyewitness report of the years 1938-1940 in Prague, describing the initial impact of the Nazi occupation on the various parts of the former Czechoslovakia. Includes an index. 
Price: 13.06 USD
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