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In Mexican Prisons.

By: Brister, Louis E. (translated and Edited by).

Price: $38.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University:

Edition: Stated first Edition

Seller ID: 002749


The Journal of Eduard Harkort 1832-1834. CR 1986, dust jacket and book mint condition. 194 pages with index, bibliography, and notes. Harkort, a middle-class German mining engineer, wrote this journal during his two years of fighting and imprisonment in Mexico. He reveals the activities and feelings of a brave and multi-talented man who withdrew from the 19th-Century corporate life and found himself in battle, before a firing squad, and then in prison. View more info

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady.

By: Holden, Edith.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Printed & Bound in Italy., Webb & Bower Ltd.:

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 002451


Dust jacket illustrated with a "Willow Warbler feeding young". All very good condition. Ink inscription on front endpapers. CR June 1977, this in Nov. 1978. A facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary for 1906. Edith Holden recorded in words and paintings the flora and fauna of the British counryrside through the changing seasons of the year. 186 pages. Absolutely exquisite illustrations throughout the book - in color; birds, plants, berries, leaves,... View more info

Soldat. Reflections of a German Soldier 1936-1949.

By: Knapp, Siegfried, Brusaw, Ted.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: New York, Orion Books:

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002573

ISBN: 0-517-58895-1


CR 1992, 384 pages with black and white photos in center of book. Organizational chart of the German Army infantry and a glossary in the back. The author kept a diary from his mid-teens until he went into Russian captivity in May 1945. He also smuggled photos of his war years from his mother's home in East Germany. He was released in December 1949. Also, he has a day-by-day report of his artillery battery's participation in the invasion of France in 1940, written by... View more info