HABAKKUK, HJ: Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750

 Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750, book coverHabakkuk, H. J. Population Growth and Economic Development Since 1750. Leicester University Press, 1972. ISBN: 0718511034. Unmarked text. Good. Paperback. (#26163) $12.00

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Covers pre-industrial patterns, the demographic revolution in the late 18th century, the 19th century fall of fertility, present population patterns, the “three stages” theory of population growth, and thoughts for the future. Notes. 110p.

DAEDALUS: What Future for the State? (Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Volume 124, No. 2, Spring 1995)

DAEDALUS: What Future for the State?, book cover Graubard, Stephen R. (editor). Daedalus: What Future for the State? (Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences: Volume 124 / No. 2 / Spring 1995). American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1995. Umarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26159) $12.00

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Articles include “Reflections on Japan’s Postwar State” by Masaru Tamamoto, “The Diminished Nation-State: A Study in the Loss of Economic Power” by Vincent Cable, “The Defective State” by Susan Strange, “The New World Order, Incorporated: The Rise of Business and the Decline of the Nation-State” by Vivien A. Schmidt. Other authors include Rogers Brubaker, Chris Hann, Geoff Eley, Stephen J. Del Rosso Jr., and Daniel Deudney. 229p.

DILL, M: Germany: A Modern History

 Germany: A Modern History, book coverDill, Marshall Jr. Germany: A Modern History. University of Michigan Press, 1961. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket under clear protective cover.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26158) $16.00

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Opens with the formation of modern Germany (to 1500) and move to the Two Germanies (1949). 10 maps. 468+pp. Index. Suggested readings. Title in the University of Michigan History of the Modern World series edited by Allan Nevins and Howard M. Ehrmann.

REED AND BARTON: Spanish Baroque Cuisine (Reed and Barton with Gourmet Magazine)

Spanish Baroque Cuisine (Reed and Barton with Gourmet Magazine), internal pages Spanish Baroque Cuisine (Reed and Barton with Gourmet Magazine).
1965. Unmarked. Some tanning and sun-fading. 26p. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26116) $18.00

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Illustrated. A guide to the great culinary arts of Spain and some of its most significant architectural achievements. These Spanish recipes are paired with Reed and Barton’s solid silver Spanish Baroque.

Published in cooperation with the editors of Gourmet magazine.

Produced between 1965 and 2013, Reed and Barton’s Spanish Baroque sterling silverware combined luxurious scrolls and plumes into a stately, elegant design.

READE, B: Aubrey Beardsley at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1967

Victoria & Albert Museum, 1967, book coverReade, Brian. Aubrey Beardsley. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1967. Unmarked. Price sticker shadow on cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#26085) $30.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Published on the occasion of the Beardsley exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Aubrey Beardsley, famous by his early twenties, died aged 25 leaving an immense volume of work behind. This collection provides an opportunity to view Beardsley’s mature work. It aims to enable the reader to distinguish between the genuine and the hundreds of spurious pastiches attributed to him.

HENK, R: Heidelberg

Henk, Richard. Heidelberg. Brausdruck, 1990. ISBN: 3921524474. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#26079) $12.00

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Text in English and French. Inside front and back covers is a reproduction of an etching of Heidelberg by Matthaus Merian in 1620. Beautifully illustrated. Photography by Rudolf Schuler, Friedeann Popp, Johannes Braus and Gunter Braus. 100p.

PLANTIN, C: Treasures from the Plantin-Moretus Museum, 21 April-19 May, 1963

Treasures from the Plantin-Moretus Museum, 21 April-19 May, 1963, book cover Voet, Leon (Compiler). Treasures from the Plantin-Moretus Museum, 21 April-19 May, 1963. The Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, 1963. Unmarked text. Illustrated. 24p. Very Good. Sewn Paperback Binding. (#26040) $25.00

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Inside cover reads: “Compliments of Hokins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College. This exhibition will go on national tour next year — circulated by Smithsonian Institution (if all goes well). TH Brackett, Assistant Director”

One of 500 copies printed by Stinehour Press. Christophe Plantin (1520-1589) was an influential Renaissance humanist, book printer and publisher.

The Plantin Press at Antwerp was one of the focal centers of the fine printed book in the 16th century.