Literature: European languages

BONAPARTE-WYSE, William Charles.

On occasion of Roumania constituting herself a kingdom. An ode. With a French version by Constant Hennion.
£950

An inscribed copy of this rare and unusual provincial publication, in original wrappers and with wide margins, the half-title bearing "With the author's compliments". The poem was written on the setting up of the Transylvanian principalities as an independent kingdom at the Treaty of Berlin... Read more

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Costumes, Fashion & Military

[POLAND] – ZIENKOWICZ, Leon Józef.

Les Costumes du peuple polonais suivis d'une description exacte de ses moeurs de ses usages et de ses habitudes. Ouvrage pittoresque.
£4,250

BEAUTIFUL WORK ILLUSTRATING THE TRADITIONAL COSTUME AS POLITICAL REVENDICATION AND MANIFESTATION OF THE NATIONAL IDENTITY. ALSO ONE OF THE VERY FEW BOOKS ON POLISH COSTUME

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Travels & History: Eastern Europe, Poland, Ukraine

[LASICKI, Jan, also LASICIUS].

De Russorum, Moscovitarum et Tartarorum Religione, Sacrificiis, Nuptiarum, Funerum Ritu.

First edition of these early observations on Slavic peoples from Poland to Muscovy, their rites, religion, politics and customs.

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Sciences, Economics, Politics, Philosophy

BLIOKH, Ivan Stanislavovich [also Jan Gotlib BLOCH].

Sravnenie materialnogo byta i nravstvennogo sostoianiia naseleniia v cherte osedlosti evreev i vne ee: tsifrovyia dannyia i izsledovaniia po otnosheniiu k evreiskomu voprosu. [Comparison of the Living Standards and Moral State of the Population within the Pale of Settlement and Outside: Digital Data and Research in Relation to the Jewish Question].

An exceptionally rare statistical analysis and defence of the Jewish settlements of the Russian empire – a volume which serves as a testimony to the groundless bias behind the anti-Semitic policies of Alexander III…

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