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1 Beller, Steven Francis Joseph
Harlow Longman 1996 0582060893 / 9780582060890 1st Printing Soft Cover Fine Octavo 
Biography of Franz Josef, Austro-Hungarian Emperor. "This new study is both fascinating and accessible. It can be strongly recommended as the best way to initiate students in the colourful but intricate development of the late Habsburg empire." - German History (1999). 280pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Brook-Shepherd, Gordon The Austrians: A Thousand-Year Odyssey
New York HarperCollins 1997 000638255X / 9780006382553 Later Printing Soft Cover Very Good (small fault) Writing indent on front cover Octavo 
483pp + 24 photo pages. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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3 Clark, Sydney A. Old Glamors of New Austria
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1930 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Octavo 
Gilt titles on green cloth. 214pp. Maps on end papers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Crankshaw, Edward The Fall of the House of Habsburg
Popular Library 1963 Thick mass market paperback VG- 

Price: 4.00 USD
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5 Crankshaw, Edward The Fall of the House of Habsburg
New York The Viking Press 1963 Hard Cover (x-library) VG- DJ VG- Thick Large Octavo 
Ex-library with usual markings and labels, card pocket rear. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. Inside edges of flyleaves trimmed, clear of text. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Crankshaw, Edward The Habsburgs: Portrait of a Dynasty
New York Studio/Viking Press 1971 0670361348 / 9780670361342 Hard Cover Very Good DJ VG- (price clipped) Small Quarto 
272pp. Dust jacket has tiny tears on bottom front and top rear corners and a long (1 1/2") closed tear on top rear edge. Quite presentable within new clear Brodart sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Hamann, Brigette The Reluctant Empress: A Biography of Empress Elisabeth of Austria
London Faber & Faber 2010 0571271308 / 9780571271306 Soft Cover Very Good Octavo 
The definitive account of Elisabeth's life, death and legacy. 520pp. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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8 Harding, Bertita Golden Fleece: The Story of Franz Joseph and Elisabeth of Austria
New York Halcyon House 1939 1st Thus Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Large Octavo 
Gilt titles on black prismatic cloth. 370pp. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 Littell, Robert, ed. The Czech Black Book, Prepared by the Institute of History of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
Discus Books (Avon) 1969 1st Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good Pen mark on Copyright page 
A detailed report on the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, which ended the 'Prague Spring.' The paperback edition is not common. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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10 Maass, Walter B. Assassination In Vienna: the Story of the Nazi's First Attempt To Take Over Another Country
New York Scribner 1972 First Edition Hard Cover (x-lib) Very Good DJ Very Good 

Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Macartney, C.A. The Habsburg Empire 1790-1918
New York Macmillan Co. 1969 1st U.S. Edition Hard Cover (x-lib) G-VG DJ G-VG Thick Octavo 
Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 McNally, Raymond T. Dracula Was a Woman: In Search of the Blood Countess of Transylvania
New York McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1983 0070456712 / 9780070456716 1st Printing Hard Cover VG+ DJ VG+ Large Octavo 
McNally "presents the true history of Countess Elizabeth Bathory, the ancient "vampire" of Transylvania. The Countess is reputed to have murdered close to 700 young women in the belief that their blood would keep her young. The author separates the actual woman from the legendary vampire, in the end recreating a true tale more horrifying than the myth." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Michener, James The Bridge at Andau
Bantam Pathfinder 1963 9th Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good (spine sunned) 
Account of the 1956 Hungarian uprising. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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14 Palmer, Alan The Lands Between: A History of East-Central Europe Since the Congress of Vienna
New York The Macmillan Co. 1970 1st U.S. Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good Large Octavo 

Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Thompson, Juliet Old Romania
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1939 1st Printing Rebound in library hard cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
Includes 38 excellent black and white plates. Small tear at edge of first map page. Quite scarce. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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16 Vago, Bela The Shadow of the Swastika: The Rise of Fascism and Anti-Semitism in the Danube Basin, 1936-1939
London Saxon House 1975 0347050026 / 9780347050029 Hard Cover Very Good (small faults) DJ VG- Large Octavo 
Top corners bumped, though not heavily. End papers lightly toned. Dust jacket worn at top corners. A nice copy. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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17 Valiani, Leo The End of Austria-Hungary
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 1st U.S. Edition Hard Cover (x-lib) Good (small fault) DJ Good Large Octavo 
Extremely detailed account of the empire's final days. X-lib with usual markings and labels, dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to boards at end papers. Tiny, unnoticeable water stain at bottom rear of spine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Wagner, Dieter, and Gerhard Tomkowitz Anschluss: The Week Hitler Seized Vienna
New York St. Martin's Press 1971 1st U.S. Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good (small faults) Octavo 
A day-by-day account of Hitler's invasion and annexation of Austria, originally published in Germany (1968) as 'Ein Volk Ein Reich Ein Fuhrer!' Der Anschluss Osterreichs 1938.' Dust jacket is price-clipped, with two closed edge tears, not apparent within new clear Brodart sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 West, Rebecca Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia
New York Penguin Books 2007 014310490X / 9780143104902 6th Thus Soft Cover Fine Thick Octavo 
Rebecca West’s classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia, written on the brink of World War II. "A masterpiece . . . as astonishing in its range, in the subtlety and power of its judgment, as it is brilliant in expression." (The Times [London]). 1181pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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