TRAVELS INTO POLAND, RUSSIA, SWEDEN AND DENMARK. Interpersed with Historical Relations and Political Inquiries.
J. Nichols 1784. 1st Ed. 2 vols. 4to. xvi + 590pp. + vi + 631pp. + [i]. With a specimen of ‘Russian print’, genealogical table pp.16*, 12 folding maps and plans by Thos. Kitchen, 1 plate, 4 ports., 6 stipple engraved ports. by Louis Charles Ruotte. Light offsetting and sporadic browning, nicely rebound in double blind rule edged half calf with marbled boards, dec. gilt filleted raised bands with gilt lettering to spines, handsome set. With vipp. of subscribers, including Thomas Pennant, Horace Walpole, and William Pitt.William Coxe (1748–1828), historian and Church of England clergyman. Coxe accompanied the future eleventh Earl of Pembroke on a European tour from 1775-1779, these travels formed the basis of the above work. A third volume was published by T. Cadell in 1790. US$936 (Book ref. 205597) £600.00
CAMPAIGNS IN POLAND In the Years 1806 and 1807.
Worley Publications 2000. Facsimile Reprint of 1810 Ed. [ii] + [xxxii] + 276pp. + [i] adverts. 8 maps. Very good in d/w. very lightly faded to spine. US$31 (Book ref. 200488) £20.00
NAPOLEON’S CAMPAIGN IN POLAND 1806-7. A Military History of Napoleon’s first War with Russia, verified from unpublished Official Documents. Introduction by David G. Chandler.
Rams and Armour Press, London 1976. Reprint. [xxvi] + 354pp. 3 folding sheets at rear of maps and plans, several ills. Good in very sl. chipped d/w. US$34 (Book ref. 209814) £22.00
AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF POLAND
(Interpress, warsaw, 1986) Demy 8vo laminated boards. 315pp b&w ills. Loosely inserted folding map, Boards a little rubbed and bumped - internally very clean (VG) (Book ref. 10407) £10.00
AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF POLISH CULTURE
(Warsaw 1984) Royal 8vo pbk. 384pp. bw ills. Small mark on ffep where selltape has been removed, o/w VG. (Book ref. 10396) £9.75
THE COLLEGIUM MAIUS OF THE JAGIELLIONIAN UNIVERSITY IN CRACOW
(Interpress, Warsaw 1973) large 4to167pp. col fs. bw ills. VG in Godd dustwrapper (Book ref. 10093) £15.00
Greenhill, 1998. First Edition. Original Card. Very Good. 1853673293 The Lighning War from Poland to Dunkirk, 1939-1940, 72pgs, illus, very good condition (Book ref. 003448) £4.05
William Kimber, 1981. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 207pp, index, illus, Gnys was a fighter pilot in the RAF in the Battle of Britain with 302 Polish Squadron and later commanded 317 squadron. Originally with the Polish Air Force he shot down the first German aircraft of WWII. Book and jacket are in very good condition. Jacket is not price-clipped. (Book ref. AB001390) £35.00
Poland People to People
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Zephyr Pr, 1991. 1st Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 1991 Zephyr Press first edition thus paperback; very good, clean condition, appears unread, a little faded but near as new; GIFT INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR dated 1994; UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. 02613a) £12.99
CANALETTO - The Painter of Warsaw.
Poland. Panstwowy Instytut Wydawniczy. 1954. HEAVY large format hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 4 colour plates, 118 b.w. Fine in olive decorated boards, browning to front and rear pastedowns and fly-leaves, gift inscription on front fly leaf, in a good chipped and repaired d.w. Bernardo Belotto, called Canaletto the younger, was a court painter to the last King of Poland, and who recorded the features of Warsaw at the time when it was becoming one of the most beautiful towns of Northern Europe. (Book ref. 419) £7.95
POLES ON THE FRONTS OF WORLD WAR II 1939-1945.
Warsaw. ARS Print Production. 1995. lst edn. VERY HEAVY hardback (3.5 kilo) which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. Contact number 01493 750534. 638 pages plus contents list. Profusely illustrated with b.w. photographs and coloured maps. Fine in illustrated boards with Polish medal and ribbon decoration on front cover and with black lettering on front cover and on spine. Grey endpapers illustrated with Polish emblem. No d.w. as issued. Ex shop stock. Unread book. Stefan Baluk, artist/photographer, member of the Union of Polish Artists Photographers, was born in Warsaw on 15th January 1914. During the 1939-45 war served with the 10th Mounted Rifles Regiment of the 1st Armoured Division under General Maczek. The collection of photographs includes photographs from the September 1939 campaign in Poland, campaign in France, and organisation of the Polish armed forces in the West. ISBN: 83-902052-7-0 (English Version). (Book ref. 7901) £150.00
A WORLD APART
London. Heinemann. 1951. lst edn. Hardback. 262 pages. B.w. illustrations. Good with edges of textblock a little grubby, 3 Polish words and date written in ink at bottom of front fly-leaf, in red cloth covered boards with faded spine showing wear to top and bottom. (Book ref. 6688) £9.95
FLIGHT FOR FREEDOM.
London. Minerva. 1999. Paperback. 384 pages. B.w. photographs. Maps. Fine in fine papercover. Lacks title page. Appears unread. What was life like in Poland before the war? How did you get to England? A. J. de Nahlik presents a picture of family life, his short experience of the Polish war, the role he played in the underground movement during the Russian occupation, and the locally recruited Ukranian anti-Polish militia. His escape to France to join the Polish Air Force, followed by a new long-term career with the Royal Air Force. ISBN: 0-75410-780-9. (Book ref. 5460) £17.95
STUDIES IN POLISH LIFE AND HISTORY.
London. Allen & Unwin. 1924. lst edn. Hardback. 254 pages. Maps. Fold-out map at rear. V.g. in red cloth, with Polish emblem and title in white on front board, and white lettering on faded spine. Edges of text-block browned and front edge uncut. Previous owners name on front fly-leaf. Sound tight clean copy. (Book ref. 3952) £14.95
Country in the Moon: Travels in Search of the Heart of Poland
Granta, 2008. 1st Edition Uk. Hardback. Very Good. 2008 Granta first UK edition hardback; Very Good ex-library copy, usual plate and stamps; clean copy, with VG unclipped dj protected in plastic sleeve; UK dealer, immediate dispatch (Book ref. J756) £7.99
London: B.T.Batsford, 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0713406879 Pictorial dustjacket, dark blue boards, 26 photographs, 3 maps, index, guide to pronunciation; includes historical background, covers Warsaw and vicinity, Lublin and the south east, Cracow and environs, Silesia, Great Poland, the North; Polish food and drink. One or two small indentations to cover, otherwise very good bright condition. (Book ref. 6364) £4.00
Secret Police: The Inside Story of an International Network
London: Robert Hale, 1982. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0709005598 VG+, no previous owner marks, bright unclipped dustjacket, xvi & 448 pages, extensive bibliography. Secret and semi-secret police organizations are shown with their various styles of arrest, surveillance, physical and psychological terror, and torture. Offers first-hand testimony from informed sources. (Book ref. 6293) £4.00
Vintage, 2011. Paperback. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 9780099515999 342 pp. vg+ clean copy (Book ref. 095569) £5.50
1000 Years of Art in Poland
London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1970. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. Good used condition with some rubbing to covers, creasing to spine. (Book ref. 009098) £10.00
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