Below are 43 books about Germany that are on our shelves at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire on April 23, 2012.  It is easy to order, and ordering information is on our order page. Thank you, yours, RAY

1. BAUEN HEUTE ARCHITEKTUR DER GEGENWART IN DER BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND - [BUILDING CONSTRUCTION TODAY IN GERMANY], Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt, Germany, 1985, B&W and color illustrations, 436pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 3608762078, (Order No: 60682 ), $15.00

2. Baack, Lawrence J., CHRISTIAN BERNSTORFF AND PRUSSIA: DIPLOMACY AND REFORM CONSERVATISM 1818-1832, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ, (1980), 379pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0813508843, (Order No: 61646 ), $6.00

3. Braunthal, Gerard, POLITICAL LOYALTY AND PUBLIC SERVICE IN WEST GERMANY: THE 1972 DECREE AGAINST RADICALS AND ITS CONSEQUENCES, Univ. of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, MA, (1990), 249pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870237071 This book is the first comprehensive study of the 1972 decree. It is based on voluminous German archival sources and on interviews with political leaders, journalists, academicians, and individuals who were directly affected., (Order No: 35400 ), $12.50

4. Breyer, Siegfried; and Koop, Gerhard, THE GERMAN NAVY AT WAR 1935-1945: VOLUME I: THE BATTLESHIPS, Schiffer Publishing Co., West Chester, PA, (1989), B&W illustrations, 188pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's bookplate, ISBN 0887402208 A history of the "Big Ships" - Pocket Battleships; Cruisers; Aircraft Carrier "Graf Zeppelin.", (Order No: 55002 ), $35.00

5. Carl, F. E., KLEINARCHITEKTUREN IN DER DEUTSCHEN GARTENKUNST, Henschelverlag, Berlin, Germany, 1956, B&W illustrations, 144pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Nicely illustrated history of German garden architecture. Text in German., (Order No: 44946 ), $20.00

6. Coleman, William E., Jr., and Coleman, William E., Sr., A RHETORIC OF THE PEOPLE: THE GERMAN GREENS AND THE NEW POLITICS, Praeger, Wesport, CT, (1993) 1st ptg, 146pp, very good, green cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0275940837 This is a book about the relationship between nature and humankind, the ecological crisis, and meaning., (Order No: 38888 ), $17.50

7. Congdon, Lee, EXILE AND SOCIAL THOUGHT: HUNGARIAN INTELLECTUALS IN GERMANY AND AUSTRIA, 1919-1933, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1991), 15 B&W ill., 376pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0691031592 In this collective portrait combining intellectual history with biographical detail, the author describes how Hungarian thinkers, each in a different way, passionately advocated the need for community in a Europe torn by war and revolution., (Order No: 10998 ), $15.00

8. Cook, Theodore Andrea, KAISER, KRUPP AND KULTUR, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1915, 178pp, good, red cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 59947 ), $20.00

9. Cooper, Matthew, THE GERMAN ARMY 1933-1945: ITS POLITICAL AND MILITARY FAILURE, Bonanza Books, New York, (1984), B&W illustrations, 598pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517436108, (Order No: 3438 ), $7.50

10. Cowles, Virginia, THE KAISER, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1963) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 446pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The bizarre and complex figure of Kaiser Wilhelm II, his role in the power politics that led to World War I, and his stormy relationships with his grandmother and his uncle Bertie and cousin Nickie--Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, and Czar Nicholas II., (Order No: 21153 ), $10.00

11. Dohna, Countess Ursula (text by) (edited by Princess Marianne Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn; photographs by Count Philipp Schonborn), PRIVATE GARDENS OF GERMANY, Harmony Books, New York, (1986) 1st Amer, B&W and color illustrations, 223pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517565129 A breathtaking visual tour of Germany's most exquisite gardens., (Order No: 50866 ), $7.50

12. Ebenstein, William, THE GERMAN RECORD: A POLITICAL PORTRAIT, Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., New York, (1945) 1st ed, 334pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This is a book for every American without an understanding of the history and psychology of the German people., (Order No: 30938 ), $7.50

13. Eisenstaedt, Alfred, EISENSTAEDT: GERMANY, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, (1981), 94 B&W ill., 96pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0810909545 Still active in his career in his eighties, in 1979 Eisenstaedt returned to his native Germany after an absence of forty-four years--to photograph the Germany of today, as he had photographed it much earlier, in the 1920s and 1930s. The results are here: a provocative juxtaposition of a selection of Eisenstaedt's finest photographs taken in Germany during his early career with those from his present trip., (Order No: 24253 ), $30.00

14. Finer, Herman, GOVERNMENTS OF GREATER EUROPEAN POWERS, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1956), B&W tables, maps, 931pp, appd., good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "A Comparative Study of the Governments and Political Culture of Great Britain, France, Germany, and the Soviet Union." The author has selected bits of history, social structure, economics and so forth in each country which have direct relevance to the political institutions., (Order No: 15418 ), $20.00

15. Fox, Edward Lyell, WILHELM HOHENZOLLERN & CO., Robert M. McBride & Company, New York, 1917, B&W frontis, 237pp, good, clay colored cloth (hardcover), Thoughts on the Kaiser., (Order No: 31701 ), $20.00

16. Geipel, Gary L. (edited by), GERMANY IN A NEW ERA, Hudson Institute, Indianapolis, IN, (1993), B&W figures, 312pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) 2 chips on dustjacket, ISBN 1558130454 Contents include: Part One--Germany After Unification; Part Two--Germany in Europe; Part Three--Germany and the International Security Environment; Part Four--German Economic Policy Under Pressure., (Order No: 50996 ), $20.00

17. Gibbon, Monk, THE RHINE & ITS CASTLES, Putnam, London, 1957, B&W illustrations, 255pp, good+ w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), "A complete picture of the Rhine, its romantic castles and its tangy wine.", (Order No: 57892 ), $10.00

18. Helmreich, Ernst Christian, RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN GERMAN SCHOOLS: AN HISTORICAL APPROACH, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1959, 365pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), This is an interpretive account of religious instruction as it developed historically in the curriculum of German elementary and secondary schools., (Order No: 13485 ), $7.50

19. Herf, Jeffrey, DIVIDED MEMORY: THE NAZI PAST IN THE TWO GERMANYS, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1997, 527pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0674213033 A look at the legacy of the Nazi regime exposing the workings of past beliefs and political interests in how the two Germanys have recalled the crimes of Nazism, from the anti-Nazi emigrations of the 1930s through the establishment of a day of remembrance for the victims of National Socialism in 1996., (Order No: 56577 ), $6.00

20. Hochman, Elaine S., ARCHITECTS OF FORTUNE: MIES VAN DER ROHE AND THE THIRD REICH, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, New York, (1989) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 382pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555841821 This is an inquiry into Mies's activities in Germany from 1933 to 1937 and his relationship to the Third Reich. As the author blends history and biography, she examines not only Mies, but a generation of Germans who struggled with the pressures to leave their country and their desire to stay and live their lives as they wished., (Order No: 17641 ), $6.00

21. Hoffmann, Hans (preface by), HEILBRONN: SIE MACHTEN GESCHICHTE - ZWOLF PORTRATS AUS DEM LEBEN UND WIRKEN BERUHMTER HEILBRONNER, Heilbronner Stimme Druckerei, Germany, (1977), B&W ill, color frontis, 98pp, very good, green cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), Title translates to: HEILBRONN: THEY MADE HISTORY - TWELVE PORTRAITS FROM LIVING & WORKING; FAMOUS HEILBRONNERS. Text in German., (Order No: 50862 ), $15.00

22. Jacob, Herbert, GERMAN ADMINISTRATION SINCE BISMARCK: CENTRAL AUTHORITY VERSUS LOCAL AUTONOMY, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1963, tables, 225pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The author describes the structure and practice of German field administration from the founding of modern Germany in 1871 through the first decade of the West German Federal Republic., (Order No: 37659 ), $7.50

23. Jarausch, Konrad H. and Middell, Matthias, NACH DEM ERDBEBEN: (RE- ) KONSTRUKTION OSTDEUTSCHER GESCHICHTE UND GESCHICHTSWISSENSCHAFT, Leipziger Universitatsverlag, Leipzig, 1994, 357pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 3929031108 Title translates to: AFTER THE EARTHQUAKE (Re) Construction of East German History and Science of History (Contributions for Universal History and Comparative Society Research)., (Order No: 51382 ), $35.00

24. Lesser, Jonas, GERMANY: THE SYMBOL AND THE DEED, Thomas Yoseloff, New York, (1965), 601pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this book the author attempts to explain the German present (the Third Reich and the post-war period) by the German past, and to put things into their proper perspective., (Order No: 35674 ), $15.00

25. Luehr, Elmer, THE NEW GERMAN REPUBLIC: THE REICH IN TRANSITION, Minton, Balch & Company, New York, 1929, B&W illustrations, 442pp, very good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 39158 ), $25.00

26. Mackinder, H. J., THE RHINE, Dodd, Mead and Co., New York, 1908 1st ed, color illustrations and maps, 383pp, very good, olive green cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 2664 ), $25.00

27. McDermott, Geoffrey (foreword by Anthony Greenwood), BERLIN: SUCCESS OF A MISSION?, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1963) 1st ed, B&W map, 147pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In July 1961 Geoffrey McDermott was assigned to the post of British Minister and Deputy Commandant in Berlin. In June 1962 he was suddenly "retired" from the Foreign Service. Now Mr. McDermott reports what happened and gives his views on the reasons for this fall from favor, on the manner in which word of his "retirement" was conveyed to him, and on the British Foreign Office's conduct of "the McDermott case" since then., (Order No: 15094 ), $4.00

28. Menhennet, Alan, THE ROMANTIC MOVEMENT - LITERARY HISTORY OF GERMANY 6, Croom Helm/Barnes & Noble, London/Totowa, NJ, (1981), 276pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0709903812 / 0389201049 This study concentrates on the exponents of the central period of German Romanticism, regarding as characteristic the mode in which the poet's self becomes active only in response to external stimuli, most notably those of landscape., (Order No: 32233 ), $25.00

29. Moore, Harry T., TWENTIETH-CENTURY GERMAN LITERATURE, Basic Books, Inc., New York, (1967), 224pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A succinct critical history of the literature of the two Germanys, Austria, and the German-speaking parts of Switzerland from the beginning of our century to the middle 1960s., (Order No: 7468 ), $7.00

30. Morgan, Roger, THE GERMAN SOCIAL DEMOCRATS AND THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL, 1864-1872, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1965 1st ed, 280pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The International Working Men's Association or First Workers' International, led from London by Karl Marx, only lasted as an effective organization from 1864 to 1872, yet it left its mark on the labour movement of every country in Europe., (Order No: 58649 ), $17.50

31. Nogueres, Henri, MUNICH OR THE PHONEY PEACE, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, (1965), 8pp of B&W ill., 423pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Suddenly on an early autumn day in 1938 there was not going to be a world war after all. This is the petit-point of history: a play-by-play, hour-by-hour account of the most important meeting of an era. Captured German secret archives, Chamberlain's private letters, Daladier's recollections and a mass of other evidence, brilliantly assembled show every aspect of Munich-the background, the real forces opposing one another, the manoeuvres of the politicians, the opinions of the men entrusted with the lives of nations, and the dreadful outcome., (Order No: 9382 ), $8.00

32. Pachter, Henry, WEIMAR ETUDES, Columbia University Press, New York, 1982, 387pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231053606, (Order No: 62024 ), $8.00

33. Pfanner, Helmut F. (edited by), WORLD WAR II AND THE EXILES: A LITERARY RESPONSE -- DER ZWEITE WELTKRIEG UND DIE EXILANTEN: EINE LITERARISCHE ANTWORT, Bouvier Verlag, Bonn Berlin, 1991, 324pp, very good++, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 3416022718 Text in German and some English., (Order No: 50103 ), $45.00

34. Reti, Gyorgy, HUNGARIAN-ITALIAN RELATIONS IN THE SHADOW OF HITLER'S GERMANY, 1933-1940, Social Science Monographs, Boulder, CO, 2003, 348pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0880335238, (Order No: 41587 ), $45.00

35. Richter, Lina (compiled by); Shaw, Bernard (preface by), FAMILY LIFE IN GERMANY UNDER THE BLOCKADE, National Labour Press Ltd., London, July, 1919, 60pp, good, wraps (softcover) couple small chips on paper cover, "From reports from doctors, school nurses, children's judges & teachers.", (Order No: 43498 ), $45.00

36. Roberts, Geoffrey K., WEST GERMAN POLITICS, Taplinger Publishing Company, New York, (1972), B&W tables, diagrams, map, 206pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0800881516 This survey of the West German political system is divided logically into three major sections: historical background; social, geographical, economic, and diplomatic factors; and German political behavior., (Order No: 35026 ), $10.00

37. Schmolz, Helmut; and, Weckbach, Hubert, HEILBRONN: DIE ALTE STADT IN WORT UND BILD - FOTOS VON 1860 BIS 1944, Anton H. Konrad Verlag, Weissenhorn, Germany, (1966), 96 B&W plates follow text, 68pp of text, good, black cloth spine, pictorial boards (hardcover), "Mit Bockingen, Neckargartach, Sontheim." Title translates to: HEILBRONN: THE OLD CITY IN WORD AND PICTURE. Text in German., (Order No: 50861 ), $20.00

38. Schrenk, Christhard; and Weckbach, Hubert, DER VERGANGENHEIT NACHGESPURT - BILDER ZUR HEILBRONNER GERSCHICHTE VON 741-1803, Stadtarchiv Heilbronn, Germany, 1993, B&W illustrations, fine, wraps (softcover), Kleine Schriftenreihe des Archivs der Stadt Heilbronn 24. Title of this exhibition catalogue translates to: THE PAST NACHGESPURT; PICTURES TO THE HEILBRONNER HISTORY OF 741-1803. Text in German., (Order No: 50863 ), $30.00

39. Stahl, Walter (edited by) (with an introduction by Norbert Muhlen), THE POLITICS OF POSTWAR GERMANY, Frederick A. Praeger, Inc., New York, (1963), B&W ill., color map, 480pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), EX-LIB, How firmly is democracy established in Germany? This is the question this book tries to answer., (Order No: 31600 ), $10.00

40. Stent, Angela E., RUSSIA AND GERMANY REBORN: UNIFICATION, THE SOVIET COLLAPSE, AND THE NEW EUROPE, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, (1999), 300pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0691059659, (Order No: 62008 ), $7.00

41. Trommler, Frank and McVeigh, Joseph, AMERICAN AND THE GERMANS VOLUME II: THE RELATIONSHIP IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1985), B&W illustrations, 369pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0812279808 An analysis of the history of the Germans in America and of the turbulent relations between Germany and the United States., (Order No: 51544 ), $15.00

42. Willett, John, THE WEIMAR YEARS - A CULTURE CUT SHORT, Abbeville Press Pubishers, New York, (1984), B&W illustrations, 160pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0896594106 World War I had ended. German artists were free to create again ... then Hitler came to power., (Order No: 58687 ), $10.00

43. Wolffsohn, Michael (translated by Douglas Bokovoy), ETERNAL GUILT? FORTY YEARS OF GERMAN-JEWISH-ISRAELI RELATIONS, Columbia University Press, New York, (1993), 225pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231082746, (Order No: 62011 ), $8.50

Ray Boas, Bookseller