Bookshops.com.au your guide to Australian Bookshops
Search Books Search for a Bookshop Log In to bookshops.com.au    View items in your shopping cart
Browse Bookshops   About Us   Resources   Sell Books   List a Bookshop   Register   
History -- German Books listed at
Syber's Books


Arch of Fire; A Child in Nazi Germany
Streufert, Siegfried,
ISBN: 0964431807
Aina Kai Books , Pennsylvania, 1995. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First Edition. 410 g.; X, 212 pages, Preface by Author, A Note to the Reader. Red coloured cloth covered boards with gilt illustration and titles to the front panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor rubbing to the book corners. Illustrated dustwrappers, same illustration as the underlying board, with white background and black titles to the front panel and backstrip. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges. In this book of 70 stories, the author recounts his childhood growing up under the regime of the Nazi political system. First English Translation. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Military History -- World War II; Social History ; History -- German ; ISBN: 0964431807. ISBN/EAN: 9780964431805. Inventory No: 0109981. Very Good
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0109981  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Born Guilty; Children of Nazi Families
Sichrovsky, Peter,
ISBN: 1850430624
I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd, Publishers, London, 1988. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. VI, 184 pages, last six pages blank, introduction by author and post script. Black coloured boards with built titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a member of the Nazi party holding his young child, against a black background with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. " Many books have attempted to explain that Nazi phenomenon, how ordinary, decent law-abiding citizens were swept up and away by Nazism's deadly ideology. But none have dealt adequately with its legacy to subsequent generations. In this important book Sichrovsky, is himself a Jew, has interviewed the children and grandchildren of Nazis to explore how they have come to terms with their parents' part in some of the most sinister and systematically executed crimes in the history of mankind" -- from the front fold over panel. Translated from the German by Jean Steinberg. age toning of the page edges, no other damage to describe. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; History -- German ; ISBN: 1850430624. ISBN/EAN: 9781850430629. Inventory No: 0281382. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0281382  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
Dreadnought: Britain, Germany and the Coming of the Great War
Massie, Robert K.,
ISBN: 0224032607
Jonathan Cape, London, 1992. First Edition
 Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards) Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. introduction by author, appendix, acknowledgements, bibliography, notes and index. Map illustrated endpapers showing Europe and the Mediterranean in 1914. The text is illustrated with two inserts, of 16 pages each, black-and-white photography. 1/4 grape coloured cloth covered back strip with metallic copper titles. 3/4 browned coloured boards with metallic copper coloured author's initials embossed to the front panel. illustrated dustwrapper with purple and dark red coloured titles to the front panel and purple coloured titles to the back strip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. The history of the first military arms race between Germany and Britain in the years 1890 to 1914. It tells of the various personalities, both British and German, and the building of the first of the great battleships H.M.S Dreadnought. Softening to the back strip edges and bumping to the book corners. Rubbing to the lower book edges and to the panels. Age toning of the text block edges. Gift inscription to the top edge of the page following the free front end page. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and creasing of the dustwrapper edges. Rubbing of the panels with fading of the back strip and to the first centimetre of either side of the back strip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (9), X - XXXI, (4), 4-1007, (1) pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Arms race; History -- British; History -- German ; WW I; ISBN: 0224032607. ISBN/EAN: 9780224032605. Inventory No: 0121641. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0121641  Bookseller: Syber's Books
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry