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A Stranger in Spain
Morton, Henry Vollam (1892 Jul 26 - 1979 Jun 18) H. V.,
Methuen, London, 1955. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 650 g; XII, 376 pages, last two pages blank, includes bibliography, index, double page end page map of Spain on front end pages, a list of the Kings and Queens of Spain on the offset tanned rear end pages, a full-page colour photographic frontispiece, and three other full-page colour plates, and eight plates in black-and-white. The top edge of the text block is tinted a dark red. 1 plate appears to have been re-glued awry by previous owner, webbing of the binding visible at half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Spain ; Inventory No: 0272853. Good
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272853  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Castles in Spain: a Flying Trip from Australia to Europe with Some Quixotical Peregrinations in the Iberian Peninsula in Quest of Facts
Clune, Frank 1893 - 1971,
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1952. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. XIV, 240 pages, including bibliography, end page maps, black-and-white frontispiece, 14 other pages of black-and-white photographs. , Dust jacket now protected, has insect damage and tears on the right-hand side of the rear panel, and across the spine. The book itself is clean, without annotations, and in very good condition for its age. Includes a section on bullfighting Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Spain ; Inventory No: 0281070. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0281070  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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SPAIN A HISTORY IN ART
Smith, Bradley,
Gemini Smith,  1979. Revised Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Fair. Illustrator: Various. Revised Edition. 296 pp., 245 colour plates, bibliography, index. photographic endpages, illustrated dustwrapper. The dustwrapper is chipped along the top edge, front foldover edge and rubbed at the corners. The book itself is in very good order. From the cave paintings of Altamira through Phoenician, Moorish, Romanesque, Renaissance and Baroque to 20th century Spanish history through its art: El Greco, Velazquez, Zurburan, Goya, Miro and Picasso. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Spain ; Inventory No: 0205823. Good
Price: $30.80 (AUD)
Book Number: 0205823  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Armed Rehearsal
Elstob, Peter ,
A Four Square Book, London, 1966. First British Paperback Editio
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First British Paperback Edition. 190 g.; VI, 285 pages, three pages are following advertisements for other publications, acknowledgements. Photographic front cover, showing a wounded man being helped by another holding a rifle, with black titles to the front panel and black and white to the back strip. Bumping rubbing and creasing to the book corners and to the top and bottom of the back strip. The results of a rough removal of a sticker can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. The covers themselves have become rubbed and slightly faded. Browning of the text block edges and browning of the internal pages, commensurate with age and paper used with the production of the book. " The Spanish Civil War turned into an armed rehearsal for World War II when thousands were stirred to come from all over the world to take part. The struggle inflamed a whole generation: to some it was a chance to oppose the menace of Nazism and Fascism, to some it was a crusade against atheistic Communism, but to many it was a chance for adventure and escape from a world deadened by years of depression.." -- from the back panel blurb. This is a novel of that time by the author, a volunteer himself, of what it was to live, fight and die in those perilous times. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Spain ; Inventory No: 0105628. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $9.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0105628  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The History of Spain. Part I: From the Visigoths to the Death of Philip II, Part II: From the Death of Philip II to 1945
Bertrand, Louis & Charles Petrie Sir,
Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1952. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: genealogical tables & maps. Reprint. the frontage of the text block has some spotting, the top edge of the text block was tinted purple, and has faded towards the spine. Internally clean, and free of annotations. Illustrated with five maps, and at the rear of the book there are two single page genealogical tables, and one eight panel genealogical table of the Christian Kings of Spain, indexed, and with a chronology of the principal events in the history of Spain. Double page bibliography. A history of Spain to the start of the Second World War. Second Edition Revised. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XV, 16-432 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: genealogical tables & maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Spain; Spain; Inventory No: 0274818. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0274818  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Spanish Armadas
Graham, Winston,
ISBN: 0002218429
Collins, London, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Reproductions of artworks & maps. First Edition. Dust jacket rubbed across top and bottom edges, with short tears especially on the bottom edge, top edge tinted blue, internally clean, free of annotation. Although the clash of the two great fleets provides the central theme of this work, it makes clear that the defeat of the First Armada did not mean the end of the Spanish Navy, but rather its beginning on new lines. After 1588 England had only one other real success against Spain, at Cadiz . In 1596 Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 288 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Reproductions of artworks & maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Spain; England; 16th century; History. ISBN: 0002218429. ISBN/EAN: 9780002218429. Inventory No: 0124424. 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 Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0124424  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Year of the Flood
Mendoza, Eduardo,
The Harvill Press, London, 1995. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 175 g.; 118 pages. Plain green covers with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. A hint creasing to the book corners. Inserted loosely is a letter asking for a review from the Australian publishers. A novel set in Franco's Spain about a strong willed nun and rich landowner. Translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Spain ; Inventory No: 0109776. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0109776  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Torquemada
Fast, Howard,
Methuen & Co.Ltd., London, 1967. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Faith Jaques -- Cover Art. First Edition. VI, 7-160 pages, last two pages blank. Black coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Light bumping to the top backstrip edge and rubbing to the book corners. Very light age toning to the internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Faith Jaques, with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and yellowing of the back dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. A novel set in 15th century Spain, of Elizabeth and Ferdinand, of Columbus and his exploration and of the Spanish Inquisition and its most feared Inquisitor -- Torquemada. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Faith Jaques -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Spain ; Inventory No: 0107862. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0107862  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Velasquez le Seigneur "les demi-dieux" Une Biographie et 124 reproductions
Fargue, Leon Paul,
Dimanche, Paris, 1946. First Edition
 Soft Cover Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Text, in French. 900 g., not paginated. The text is illustrated with 47 reproductions, in black and white, of Velasquez's paintings. There are also many other photographs which show in greater detail some of the works of Velasquez. Cream coloured textured card covers with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the book corners and to the book edges. Handling marks are present to the book panels and a few foxing spots are also present. Age toning to the internal pages with the occasional foxing spot. Some browning of the extreme edges of the book. Original cellophane wrapper, now protected, the best that can be said is that the majority is still present. A book on the 17th century painter Velasquez. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Spain ; 17th Century; Inventory No: 0106644. 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. Good
Price: $48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0106644  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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