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Miscellaneous Essays

By: Alison, Archibald

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Cary & Hart: 1845

Edition: Reprinted

Seller ID: 004410


Reprinted from the English Originals, with the Author's corrections for this edition. Contents include: Chateaubriand; Napoleon; Bossuet; Poland; Madame De Stael; Marshal Ney; Robert Bruce; Paris in 1814; The Louvre in 1814; Tyrol; France in 1833; Italy; Military Treason and Civic Soldiers; Arnold's Rome; French Revolution of 1830; Desertion of Portugal; Karamsin's Russia; The Spanish Revolution of 1820 and others. Total of 34 articles. 390 pp. Salmon color covers with s... View more info

POLAND IN WORLD CIVILIZATION

By: Dyboski, Roman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, J. M. Barrett Corp.: 1950

Seller ID: 006390


Edited by Ludwik Krzyzanowski. "To the eyes of the American or Western European who take an intelligent interest in history, the destinies of Poland present a spectacle full of romantic fascination by the very improbability of the actual facts." 285 pages with index. Light blue cloth covers with blue lettering on front and spine. DJ in Good condition with significant chipping to edges, small tears, creasing, price-clipped, tears to flap corners. Cover corners and... View more info

STORY OF A SECRET STATE

By: Karski, Jan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1945

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 007397


"Under the Nazi terror in Poland there has grown a secret democratic state. This is the story of a people who have lived for four years in this secret state." 319 pp. Gray cloth covers with blue lettering on front and spine. DJ in Good- condition with significant chipping/tears to edges and corners, spine ends are torn, interior is discolored. Book corners and edges are bumped, corners rubbed to boards, scuffing/wear to front and back cover, joints are rubbed, sp... View more info

Mammals. An Outline of Theriology

By: Kowalski, Kasimierz

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Smithsonian Belgrade: 1976

Seller ID: 000188


Translated from Polish for the Smithsonian and NSF by Panstwowe Wydwnictwo Naukowe, 617pp. "Owing to the fact that the author's personal interests include fossils as well as living mammals, he has tried to view the problems under discussion as much as possible from an evolutionary and historical perspective and has accordingly given equal emphasis to fossils and present-day mammals. From this point of view the book can claim to be original..." The term "ther... View more info

WITHOUT DOGMA. A NOVEL OF MODERN POLAND.

By: Sienkiewicz, Henryk

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1896

Seller ID: 005811


Translated from the Polish by Iza Young. "Originality and imaginative fire, a style vivid and strong, large humor, a profound pathos, a strong feeling for nature, and a deep reverence for the forms and the spirit of religion, the breath of the true cosmopolitan united with the intense patriotism of the Pole, a great creative genius..." 423 pp. Olive cloth covers with crest on front and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, ed... View more info

CONCISE HISTORY OF BOTANY IN CRACOW AGAINST THE BACKGROUND OF SIX CENTURIES OF THE JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY

By: Szafer, Wladyslaw

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Warsaw, Poland, Scientific Publications Foreign Cooperation Center of the Central Institute for Scientific, Technical and Economic Information: 1969

Seller ID: 000658


Published for the Smithsonian Institution and the National Science Foundation. The more important scientific works on botany from the 16th to the 19th century are mentioned in the text. Decorative green plant on front cover. Interior Fine. Dust Jacket wear at front and rear flaps where it folds over book.Top and bottom spine edges rubbed,small tears.Good +. 171 pp. Index of Names, Bibliographic Supplement, and List of Illustrations. View more info