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Secret Memoirs of the Court of St. Cloud in a Series of Letters from a Gentleman at Paris to a Nobleman in London. In Two Volumes, Volume I (One)

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Grolier Society:

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 05656


Leather and paper-covered boards, raised bands on the spine with gilt decoration. Paper on the front cover starting to lift in a few spots. Moderate edge wear, bumping and rubbing. Binding tight and square. Some pages unopened (uncut at fore-edge). Edition de Luxe, limited to one thousand copies. From the Publisher's Note: "The present work contains particulars of the great Napoleon not to be found in any other publication, and forms an interesting addition to the in... View more info

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Famille Royale a la Mode de France (une semaine a` Louveciennes)

By: Andrau, Marianne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, France-Empire: 1959

Seller ID: 08268


Some shelf wear and light spotting to the top edge of the page block. The dust jacket s chipped and edge-worn and protected now in a clear Mylar sleeve. 291 pages. Written in French. History and genealogy of Henri of Orléans, Count of Paris (Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis Philippe d'Orléans, 1908 to 1999). View more info

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The Guillotine and the Terror

By: Arasse, Daniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane / The Penguin Press: 1989

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 08898


Parts of the page block are a bit "wavy." Otherwise fine. 192 pages, with Notes and Appendices. Chapters organized into three parts. PART I: The Birth of the Machine, PART II: Mechanical Effects, and PART III: The Theatre of the Guillotine. Period illustrations of the guillotine and executions are reproduced. View more info

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Peasants Against Politics: Rural Organization in Britanny 1911-1967

By: Berger, Suzanne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06547


Light spotting to page edges. Jacket chipped at the head of the spine and shows light foxing. 298 pages, with Bibliography, Notes, and Index. Illustrated with tables. View more info

Trails of the Troubadours

By: De Loi, Raimon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08094


Light shelf wear and bumping to corners. One torn page found. Gift inscription to previous owner. Illustrated endpapers, some illustrations in the text. A book about the troubadours, or young poets and their poetry of love, in the south of France from 1050 to 1250. View more info

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La Cathedrale De Reims

By: Demaison, Louis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Paris, Henri Laurens: 1954

Seller ID: 08624


Edge wear and rubbing. Previous owner name on rear cover. Binding solid. 68 pages with Bibliography and photos/illustrations. French language text. View more info

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The Maupeou Revolution: A Study in the History of Libertarianism, France, 1770-1774

By: Echeverria, Durrand

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08996


347 pages with Bibliography and Index. View more info

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The Bretons (Peoples of Europe Series)

By: Galliou, Patrick; Jones, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Blackwell Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08791


Barely a trace of wear to book and jacket. A clean, sharp copy. 334 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with black and white plates as well as figures and genealogical charts. From the publisher: "A history of one of the most distinctive regions of France, from prehistoric times to the end of the independent Duchy in the 15th century. The authors draw upon a wide range of material to explore a society which has combined peoples from two very different ling... View more info

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The Vision of Rome in Late Renaissance France

By: McGowan, Margaret M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08092


461 pages, including Coda, Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Numerous illustrations. View more info

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Pleasures of the Belle Epoque: Entertainment and Festivity in Turn-Of-The-Century France

By: Rearick, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1985

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 03048


Orange cloth with a tiny bump to the head of the spine. Clean, bright copy. 240 pages, many illustrations in color and black & white--pictures, posters, and art representative of the age. View more info