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THE NETHERLANDS:  A STUDY OF SOME ASPECTS OF ART, COSTUME AND SOCIAL LIFE., Sitwell, Sacheverell.
1 Sitwell, Sacheverell. THE NETHERLANDS: A STUDY OF SOME ASPECTS OF ART, COSTUME AND SOCIAL LIFE.
London B.T. Batsford Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
168 pp, 8 3/4" H. Top edge orange. Pictorial endpapers, b&w drawings, b&w and colour plates, fold-out map at rear. Contents: Introduction; Dutch Water Towns (Delft, Dordrecht, Haarlem, Leyden, Utrecht); Amsterdam (Churches, Canals, Houses, and their Interiors); Villages of the Waterland (Broek, Koog aan de Zaan, Krommenie, Monnikendam, Edam, Volendam, Marken); The Hague and the Work of Daniel Marot; Noord Holland (Haarlem, Alkmaar, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Medemblik); Friesland (Costume, Towns and Villages, Religious Sects); Two Excursions: Sunday at Staphorst / Weekday at Spakenburg; Dutch Gardens; Cornelis Troost and his Times; Zeeland (The Islands of Walcheren, Noord and Zuid Beveland, Schouwen and Tholen, Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen, Over Flakkee and Voorne; Index. Previous owner's name stamp on free front endpaper, minor edge wear, tiny bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has square clip at top of front flap - price is present; very light browning to spine, flap-folds, and some edges; very light edge wear/wrinkling, minor soiling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THE DULANYS OF WELBOURNE: A FAMILY IN MOSBY'S CONFEDERACY., Vogtsberger, Margaret Ann.  Maps by Katherine Tennery.  Genealogical charts by Tracey A. Barger.
2 Vogtsberger, Margaret Ann. Maps by Katherine Tennery. Genealogical charts by Tracey A. Barger. THE DULANYS OF WELBOURNE: A FAMILY IN MOSBY'S CONFEDERACY.
Rockbridge, Berryville, Virginia, 1995. 
316 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 188352203X Map endpapers, b&w photographs. "Richard Henry Dulany personally equipped a company of mounted riflemen, the Dulany Troop, in July 1861. Thus he began a commendable militar y career. The thrice-wounded Dulany rose to temporary command of the Laurel Brigade, yet the young widower was also a father and brother and son whose concern for the well-being of his extended family at Welbourne, his historic country estate n e a r Middleburg, in Loudoun County, Virginia, was foremost in his heart and permeated his thoughts and letters. The writings of the colonel, his father, his children (who ranged in age from five to twelve years old when the war began) and other f am il y m embers who flowed in and out of Welbourne's spacious rooms reveal the touching activity of daily life maintained despite the chaotic times. Their words reveal the gravity of their situation, yet they also note lighter moments and give tha nks fo r sm all triumphs." Minor wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
TUG OF WAR:  THE ALLIED VICTORY THAT OPENED ANTWERP., Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh.
3 Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh. TUG OF WAR: THE ALLIED VICTORY THAT OPENED ANTWERP.
Toronto Stoddart 2000 0773732268 / 9780773732261 Second Edition, revised. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
470 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs and maps/battle plans. "Antwerp, Leopold Canal, Woensdrecht, Breskens Pocket, Walcheren Island - these place names live on in the memories of World War Two veterans of Canadian infantry and armoured divisions who fought in the mud and wet against an unbending enemy. It was 1944 and the Canadian army, with divisions from the U.K., U.S., and Poland, had been given the difficult task of liberating the port of Antwerp and clearing both banks of the Scheldt River. The bitter Battle of the Scheldt lasted 86 days, and took the lives of more than 12,000 Allied soldiers. Brigadier General Denis Whitaker was a lieutenant-colonel in that battle, commanding the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. For this book, he interviewed more than 150 men who fought alongside him on the Dutch polders. Meticulously researched in Europe and Canada, (this book) does not tread lightly on accepted notions of military historians. Revised with a new afterword, this important true story of nineteen- and twenty-year-old soldiers, many of whom died miserably on the sodden polders of Zeeland, deserves to be read again and again." One small corner bump. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at bottom of rear flap-fold. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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