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  1. The Gentle Apocalypse

    The Gentle Apocalypse: Truth and Meaning in the Poetry of Georg Trakl [Hardback]

    Richard Millington(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571135889
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 209
    Like much German-language poetry of the years preceding the First World War, the poems of Georg Trakl (1887-1914) are imbued with a sense of historical crisis, but what sets his work apart is the mildness and restraint of his images of universal d... .... Learn More
  2. John Hunyadi

    John Hunyadi: Defender of Christendom [Paperback]

    Academician Camil Muresanu(Author); Laura Treptow(Translator)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110124
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Featuring a fully revised translation

    The fifteenth century marked a decisive moment in world history as the expansion of the Ottoman Empire into southeastern Europe posed a grave threat to Christianity, highlighted by the fall of Byzanti... .... Learn More
  3. Discovering Berlioz

    Discovering Berlioz: Essays, Reviews, Talks [Hardback]

    David Cairns(Author)

    $59.00

    ISBN: 9780907689584
    Published by : Toccata Press
    Series: Musicians on Music
    Volume: Volume 12
    For the past half-century and more David Cairns has been one of the world's pre-eminent Berlioz scholars, translating Berlioz's freewheeling memoirs and writing a monumental biography of the composer that earned a procession of awards. But many of... .... Learn More
  4. Bugs and Bullets

    Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctoron the Eastern Front during World War I [Paperback]

    Joseph Breckinridge-Bayne(Author); Ernest Latham PhD(Author)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110186
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania entered World War I in the summer of 1916 woefully unprepared to sustain a war on its own. The country faced near collapse as its Allies did not follow through on their promises and the Central Powers advanced into the kingdom. An unexpect... .... Learn More
  5. Music in Their Time: The Memoirs and Letters of Dora and Hubert Foss

    Music in Their Time: The Memoirs and Letters of Dora and Hubert Foss [Hardback]

    Stephen Lloyd(Editor); Diana Sparkes(Editor); Brian Sparkes(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781783274130
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Hubert J. Foss (1899-1953) is best known for his work as founder and first music editor for Oxford University Press. Foss promoted composers in England between the World Wars, most notably Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton, Constant Lambert, ... .... Learn More
  6. The Register of John Salmon, Bishop of Norwich, 1299-1325

    The Register of John Salmon, Bishop of Norwich, 1299-1325 [Hardback]

    Elizabeth Gemmill(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9780907239826
    Published by : Canterbury & York Society
    Series: Canterbury & York Society
    Volume: Volume 109
    As of 26 November, due to unexpected demand we are temporarily out of stock, but more copies are expected shortly. Email marketing@boydell.co.uk to register your interest.

    John Salmon's register is the earliest to survive for the diocese ... .... Learn More
  7. Richard Woods (1715-1793)

    Richard Woods (1715-1793): Master of the Pleasure Garden [Paperback]

    Fiona Cowell(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783274321
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Garden and Landscape History
    Volume: Volume 2
    A contemporary of the famous landscape designer "Capability" Brown, Richard Woods has never received the recognition he deserves: in contrast to Brown, he emphasised the pleasure ground and kitchen garden, with a more pronounced use of f... .... Learn More
  8. Sir Francis Henry Drake (1723-1794)

    Sir Francis Henry Drake (1723-1794): Letters from the Country, Letters from the City [Paperback]

    Charity Scott-Stokes(Editor); Alan Lumb(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9780901853622
    Published by : Devon and Cornwall Record Society
    Series: Devon and Cornwall Record Society
    Volume: Volume 62
    In 1740, at the age of 17, Sir Francis Henry Drake of Buckland and Nutwell in Devon succeeded his father as Baronet and in due course followed him as MP for Bere Alston. This volume presents 320 letters written to Sir Francis between 1740 and 1778... .... Learn More
  9. Maxwell's Ghost

    Maxwell's Ghost: An Epilogue to Gavin Maxwell’s Camusfearna [Paperback]

    Richard Frere(Author)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781912476848
    Published by : Origin
    First published by Gollancz, then by Balnain, Maxwell's Ghost is a classic account of the life and achievements of Gavin Maxwell, whose work and beliefs have attained an almost mythical status.

    Maxwell's Ghost caused a stir ... .... Learn More
  10. Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher

    Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher: Scenes from a Scottish Childhood [Paperback]

    Roderick Grant(Author)

    $13.95

    ISBN: 9781912476688
    Published by : Origin
    Clap Hands for the Singing Molecatcher is both hilarious and deeply moving in its splendid account of the writer’s childhood on a remote country estate in Morayshire in the 1940s and 1950s; a place where isolated hill farms, limitless... .... Learn More

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