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Many of the most famous and devastating European Wars are featured in our Rare Book Room. Some of our best booksellers of used, rare, and antique books have very special books that focus on European Wars and European history. From Napoleon Bonaparte to the World Wars, the European War books in our Biblio's Rare Book Room span a vast variety of topics.

Het Achterhuis (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition/First Print]. by Anne Frank

Amsterdam: Uitgeveij Contact, 25 june1947. Anne.Frank; 'Het Achterhuis, Dagboekbrieven van 14 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944'. Hard cover, pp 253. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. DUSTJACKET INCLUDED of the first print with the YELLOW CHARACTERS "ANNE FRANK"…

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History of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under Napoleon by M. Adolphe Thiers

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. First Edition. Printer: Henry Colburn, London, 1845. Twenty volumes bound in ten. 1845-1862. Translated by D. Forbes Campbell. The only Authorized Edition. Finely bound in 1/2 red calf, elaborately gilt decorated spi…

From River House Books


Personae by Ezra Pound (Inscribed)

Hardcover. Original blue cloth, faded and worn; enclosed in blue cloth box. New Directions (New York, James Laughlin 1949). New (Offset) Edition. Gallup A27B. Presentation copy inscribed from Pound to a literary critic. "Mr. . . . Aug. 56 Ezra Pound." Wit…

From George Robert Minkoff, Inc.


The Naval and Military Exploits Which Have Distinguished the Reign of George the Third by Jehoshaphat Aspin

Few scratches on hinge, slight discoloration of cover, mild age-browning of pages, Very little foxing. Five raised bands on spine, title, author and date gilt stamped in compartments. Aspin's classic, highly specific, detailed, interesting and actually qu…

From Setton Book Collection


The Science of Gunnery, as applied to the use and construction of Fire arms. by GREENER, William

1841 1ed Emperor Nicholas of Russia PROVENANCE Gunnery Greener SIGNED Firearms William Greener was a 19th-century English inventor and gun-maker who published a treatise on the history and firearms and the art of gun-making. 'The Science of Gunnery' cov…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


Kort en Bondigh Verhael, van't geene in den oorlogh, tusschen den Koningh van Engelant &c de ... Heeren Staten der vrye Vereenigde Nederlanden, en den Bisschop van Munster is Voorgevallen.. by [n.a.]

Amsterdam: Marcus Willemsz, Doornick, 1667. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo (large). Bound in full vellum. Title on spine in ink. Original Dutch Edition. 256 p.p., with 10 plates of in-text engravings including title page depecting scenes of nav…

From Minotavros Books


Het Achterhuis. (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, Second Print]. by Anne Frank

Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Contact, dec 1947. Anne.Frank; 'Het Achterhuis, Dagboekbrieven van 14 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944'. Very good condition. Small octavo. Hard cover, pp 253. No dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, SECOND PRINTING of the diary of Anne Frank in t…

From Dutch Rare Books Sellers


Souvenirs de Guerre, Notes de guerre, Journeés Mémorables by BROUTIER, Auguste

1918. Handwritten diary of World War I of a French officer Auguste Broutier. Handwritten diary of a French Officer of 125 Infantry, Sector 66, 20 section. Specialties: Observer, Grenadier, Canon VB, Bombardier, Carpenter, Carpenter. Cuisto. 1914-1919. T…

From Harrison-Hiett Rare Books


The New York Times War Map: by C. S. Hammond & Co

New York: C. S. Hammond & Co., 1917-18. Five section map, each section 82 x 57 cm, each section divided into four folding parts mounted on linen backing. The five sections fit together to create a grand cartographic image 168 x 130 cm (51 x 66 inches).…

From Rodger Friedman Rare Book Studio


Etudes de Boches - 16 aquarelles de Louveau-Rouveyre. by LOUVEAU-EOUVEYRE, Marcel Eugene

France, 1916. An album of original sketches by Marcel Eurgene Louveau-Rouveyre (1881-1956). Comprising seven watercolour sketches and nine graphite drawings, all signed and all but one dated. Mainly captioned "Prisonnier Allemand" [German prisoner], "Mal…

From Harrison-Hiett Rare Books


Engraved Illustrations of Antient Armour from the Collection at Goodrich Court Herefordshire, from the Drawings and with the Descriptions of Dr. Meyrick ( Two Volumes ) by Skelton, Joseph, After Dr. Meyrick

Oxford, London : Printed by G Schulze for J Skelton, 1830. In original Three-Quarter Red Leather over Marbled boards. Bookplate of E. C. Converse, Conyers Manor front paste downs both volumes. Very Good, leather and marbled boards rubbed at the tips, cont…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


The naval history of Great Britain from the declaration of war by France in 1793 to the accession of George IV by JAMES, William

1837 Naval History Britain War of 1812 British NAVY Ships WARS 6v HMS Spartan William James was a 19th-century British naval historian who wrote numerous military history texts. One of his best works was 'The Naval History of Great Britain' which was wri…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books


The history of England: from the invasion of Julius Caesar to the revolution in 1688. In thirteen volumes. by HUME, David

1793 David Hume History of England Scottish Enlightenment William Wallace 13v "Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them." – David Hume The famous 'History of England' by David Hume; the most…

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The history of the present war with Russia : giving full details of the operations of the allied armies by TYRRELL, Henry

1860 History of Crimean War RUSSIA Illustrated Battle Scenes Ottoman Turks 6v Henry Tyrrell was a 19th-century historian known for his studies and expertise on Russian history and wars with Russia. "History of the War with Russia" depicts the English str…

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Frossardi, Nobilissimi Scriptoris Gallici, Historiarum opus omne by FROISSART, Jean

1562 John Froissart Chronicles Medieval Hundred Years' War Chivalry Sleidanus The 'Chronicles' of Jean Froissart have continually been perceived as an important work on medieval history for centuries since its inception in the 14th-century. While some of…

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