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1 Alison, Archibald Miscellaneous Essays
Philadelphia Cary & Hart 1845 Reprinted Cloth Good Essay Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 " 
Reprinted from the English Originals, with the Author's corrections for this edition. Contents include: Chateaubriand; Napoleon; Bossuet; Poland; Madame De Stael; Marshal Ney; Robert Bruce; Paris in 1814; The Louvre in 1814; Tyrol; France in 1833; Italy; Military Treason and Civic Soldiers; Arnold's Rome; French Revolution of 1830; Desertion of Portugal; Karamsin's Russia; The Spanish Revolution of 1820 and others. Total of 34 articles. 390 pp. Salmon color covers with some soiling/rubbing. Corner tips bumped/rubbed to boards. Paper label top of spine with black print title: "Cheap Edition Alison's Miscellanies Complete in One Volume". 1/2"X1/4" missing piece at top of spine. Chips at spine end. Overall covers are Good. ex.-lib. bookplate on front endpaper. On free endpaper numbers and "clear" embossed stamp. Brownish tone to endpapers. Slight and sporadic foxing. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Very Good. Archibald Alison (13 November 1757, Edinburgh-17 May 1839) was a Scottish didactic and philosophical writer. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Dyboski, Roman POLAND IN WORLD CIVILIZATION
New York J. M. Barrett Corp. 1950 Cloth Very Good- Good Poland Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" 
Edited by Ludwik Krzyzanowski. "To the eyes of the American or Western European who take an intelligent interest in history, the destinies of Poland present a spectacle full of romantic fascination by the very improbability of the actual facts." 285 pages with index. Light blue cloth covers with blue lettering on front and spine. DJ in Good condition with significant chipping to edges, small tears, creasing, price-clipped, tears to flap corners. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Maps of Poland on endpapers. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Karski, Jan STORY OF A SECRET STATE
London Hodder & Stoughton 1945 First Printing Hard Cover Good Good- Poland Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 " 
"Under the Nazi terror in Poland there has grown a secret democratic state. This is the story of a people who have lived for four years in this secret state." 319 pp. Gray cloth covers with blue lettering on front and spine. DJ in Good- condition with significant chipping/tears to edges and corners, spine ends are torn, interior is discolored. Book corners and edges are bumped, corners rubbed to boards, scuffing/wear to front and back cover, joints are rubbed, spine is creased, spine ends are bent and torn. Cocked spine. Interior spine broken. Some foxing spots to interior pages. Book in Good- to Good condition. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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4 Kowalski, Kasimierz Mammals. An Outline of Theriology
Warsaw, Poland Smithsonian Belgrade 1976 Cloth Very Good Very Good to Very Good+ Zoology Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 9 3/4" Sketches, Maps 
Translated from Polish for the Smithsonian and NSF by Panstwowe Wydwnictwo Naukowe, 617pp. "Owing to the fact that the author's personal interests include fossils as well as living mammals, he has tried to view the problems under discussion as much as possible from an evolutionary and historical perspective and has accordingly given equal emphasis to fossils and present-day mammals. From this point of view the book can claim to be original..." The term "theriology," the author explains, "has a long tradition in Polish scientific literature and is also commonly used by zoologists in the USSR instead of the linguistically less correct term 'mammology' which is more common in western literature." Extensive bibliography. Mild soil "strip" on spine, otherwise covers are VG+. Front hinge, 1" , broken. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Near Fine. Pictorial dust jacket. Creases on inside flaps. Otherwise DJ is VG+ 
Price: 37.50 USD
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5 Sienkiewicz, Henryk WITHOUT DOGMA. A NOVEL OF MODERN POLAND.
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1896 Cloth Good+ Poland Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 " 
Translated from the Polish by Iza Young. "Originality and imaginative fire, a style vivid and strong, large humor, a profound pathos, a strong feeling for nature, and a deep reverence for the forms and the spirit of religion, the breath of the true cosmopolitan united with the intense patriotism of the Pole, a great creative genius..." 423 pp. Olive cloth covers with crest on front and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, spine tips are bent and frayed with some small tears. One inch tear to front joint, and bubbling to back cover. Small bookstore sticker adhered to back inside cover. Interior pages are browning along edges otherwise clean. Book in Good+ condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Szafer, Wladyslaw CONCISE HISTORY OF BOTANY IN CRACOW AGAINST THE BACKGROUND OF SIX CENTURIES OF THE JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY
Warsaw, Poland Scientific Publications Foreign Cooperation Center of the Central Institute for Scientific, Technical and Economic Information 1969 Cloth Near Fine Good+ Botany 8vo Graphs, Tables, Portraits, Photos,Figures 
Published for the Smithsonian Institution and the National Science Foundation. The more important scientific works on botany from the 16th to the 19th century are mentioned in the text. Decorative green plant on front cover. Interior Fine. Dust Jacket wear at front and rear flaps where it folds over book.Top and bottom spine edges rubbed,small tears.Good +. 171 pp. Index of Names, Bibliographic Supplement, and List of Illustrations. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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