Zatopek the Marathon Victor: A reportage on the world's greatest long-distance runner..
Prague: Artia, 1954. Hardback. 216pp. First English language edition. Very Good book in a chipped dustwrapper with shelf-wear and tear to edges. (Book ref. 8901) £30.00
DOUBLE ACT A Life of Tom Stoppard
Methuen, 2004 Reissue. Book Condition: Very Good. In stock, for immediate despatch. Size: 8" x 5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Literary Criticism & Essays ; ISBN: 0413730603. Inventory No: 0030960. (Book ref. 0030960) £5.00
THE TRAVELS of ... A Manuscript in the British Library. Introduction and Commentaries on the Plates by Josef Krása. Translated from the Czech by Peter Kussi.
George Braziller/New York 1983. Slim 8vo. 132pp. 28 cold. plates. Sm. bookplate, very good in original gilt lettered dec. buckram, in slipcase as issued. US$47 (Book ref. 208609) £30.00
THE IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRY IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA - A SURVEY DEDICATED TO THE IRON AND STEEL INSTITUTE ON THE OCCASION OF THE AUTUMN MEETING PRAGUE 1930
(Assn of Czech Engineers not dated) 8vo 247pp. bw ills and fold-out plans and diagrams. Good sound copy. (Book ref. 7146) £35.00
Victor Gollancz, 1950. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. The story of the communist Coup d'Etat, 339 pgs, index, very good condition, no dust jacket. (Book ref. AB004160) £14.00
Czechoslovakia Enslaved : The Story of the Communist Coup d'Etat
London: Victor Gollancz Limited, 1950. Illustrated by No Illustrations. 1st Edition. Black Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 339pp. A good tight copy of this first edition (1950). 8vo. (black spine). There are bumps to the head of the rear board, head of the spine and all four board corners with some light creasing to the corners of the adjacent textblock. There is a slight soil mark to the front board and light fading to the spine and head of the boards. Previous owners ink name and date inscription to the front end paper. A little dust soiling to the upper fore edges. There is a little splitting to the front inner hinge, leaving the front board a little shaken and there is a very small sellers date stamp to the rear end paper and even less to the rear paste down. Internally clean and tight. A good copy. (Book ref. 228200) £15.00
Czech Cubism : Architecture, Furniture, Decorative Arts
New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 1992. Illustrated by N/a. First Edition. Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Large Z 337pp. 1992. 1st. An exhibition catalogue in the original card covers. A very good, clean, tight copy with no inscriptions. The text supported by numerous reproductions of the artists' works in colour and black and white. One pen mark - not very noticable to the front card cover. A crease to the rear corner of the card cover. Some shelf wear to the card covers with light rubbing at the head and tail of the spine. A very good, tight copy. (Book ref. 226910) £50.00
Great Moravia : The Archaeology of Ninth-Century Czechoslovakia
London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1982. Illustrated by N/a. First Edition. Card Covers. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Large 37pp.and 8 plates.(light blue spine) 1982. First edition. The text supported by some photographic reproductions of various artefacts. Some shelf wear to the card covers. A very good, clean, tight copy. (Book ref. 226818) £8.00
London. Watts. 1955. lst edn. Hardback. 240 pages. V.g. in black cloth with red lettering to spine, in a good, complete, repaired d.w. This is a personal study of three remarkable leaders: Thomas Masaryk, Eduard Benes and Jan Masaryk. (Book ref. 464) £15.00
Mesto Jmenem Praha.
Vytvarne Zpracoval Vaclav Sivko, 1966. 1st edition. Text in dialogue form, with many interesting drawings of old Prague throughout, including endpapers. Folding dustwrapper, with drawings of old Prague on both sides. Spine pulled at top, otherwise V.G. (Book ref. 331) £8.00
A Boy of Old Prague.
London, Chatto & Windus, 1966. 1st UK edition. Drawings by Ben Shahn. A story of the Jews of 16th Century Prague, and of a Gentile boy who is sent to live with them. Drawings of old Prague on the front and rear endpapers. Slight surface damage on the front endpaper, where a label has been torn out, and a number written on the half-title page, otherwise V.G. in V.G. dustwrapper, not priceclipped. (Book ref. 327) £5.00
London: Cape Editions, 1967. Paperback. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall White card covers with yellow dustjacket, first British printing, translated by Vera Blackwell; slight wear to covers, previous owner name inside cover, contents very good. Vaclav Havel went on to become Czech president. "One of the most exciting post-war talents that has appeared in East European theatre" - The Times. No.6 in the Cape Editions series. (Book ref. 7027) £5.00
Staroprazská Gotika a Barok: Woodcut Engravings of Gothic and Baroque Architecture of Old Prague
Praha: Karel Mrázek, 1911. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 19 wood engraved plates of old Prague [No 5/20 is missing] images measure 50 x 70 mm on buff card measuring 160 x 225 mm, titled 'Praga Caput Regni'; title page printed in red and black, contents page text in Czech; the plates enclosed loosely within decorated paper case, case sl.scuffed. (Book ref. 6323) £55.00
Fallen Bastions: The Central European Tragedy
London: Victor Gollancz, 1946. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Blue cloth boards, viii & 519 pages, 2 maps, index; neat previous owner name; dustjacket with wear along edges. The world-famous detailed eye-witness account of Hitler's invasion and conquest of Austria and Czechoslovakia. Eleventh impression, (Book ref. 3915) £4.00
Karel Matej Capek-Chod. Proceedings of Symposium held at the School of Slavonic & East European Studies
. Paperback. 18-20 September 1984. SSEES Occasional Papers no.3. iii, 276pp card covers, London 1985. Very good copy. (Book ref. HALL504230) £25.00
Real-Time Systems: Reflections on Higher Education in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia
Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies, 2003 246p, many figures and tables in the text, inscribed ‘...with the compliments of (etc - partly illegible)...’, a LOW-POSTAGE paperback*, a fine copy  (*Please ignore the default postal figure and note that POSTAGE AND PACKING on this book will be LOW.) (Book ref. 104379) £40.00
FROMMER'S Prague & the Best of the Czech Republic: Your Guide to a World of Travel Experience (Travel Guide)
New York: Wiley Hungry Minds, 2002 ISBN: 0764565699 4th edition, first printing, as new condition, paperback, uncreased glossy card covers, 300 pages including index, 25 two tone maps--------------------"Experience a place the way the locals do. Enjoy the best it has to offer. And avoid tourist traps. Frommers use 150 outspoken travel experts around the world to help you make the right choices. - Outspoken opinions on what's worth your time and what's not; Exact prices, so you can plan the perfect trip no matter what your budget; Off-the-beaten-path experiences and undiscovered gems, plus new takes on top attractions; The best hotels and restaurants in every price range, with candid reviews." (Book ref. 1514) £6.00
The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society. 1921 -22 Vol:XX XVII - XXXVIII Parts 1 - 4.
Manchester: Sherratt & Hughes, 1924 Published in soft cover, condition vg. Contents (1) Portrait of President E W Mellor (2) Growth of the British Empire by Arnold Williams (3) Czecho-Slovakia by Hugh H Bowden with sketch map(4) Commercial Possibilities of Kenya Colony by John Ainsworth (5) Applied Geography, Presidential Address, by D G Hogarth (6) British Association, 1921 (7) Atlantis and the Ancients by Kate Qualtrough (8) Did Peary Reach the Pole? by Rev. J Gordon Hayesh with sketch maps (9) The Gold Coast Colony by W H Barker with sketch maps (10) Human Geography by Marion I Newbigin,delegates report, library additions, list of members etc. (Book ref. 154) £25.00
Leos Janacek ; His Life and Works
Paul Hamlyn, London 1962 x,426pps.,20pp.plates,music exs.,a liitle shelfwear,VG+ in frayed & worn dj. (Book ref. 5105) £10.00
Bohuslav Martinu The Man and His Work/ Music
Dennis Dobson Ltd, London, 1946 Contemporary Composers Series. 135pp, frontis port, 8 b & w plts.Book is VG in goodish jacket, rubbed on spine, small frays. (Book ref. 8828) £20.00