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Image for Objectif Paris: Images de la Ville a Travers Cinq Collections Photographiques Parisiennes

Objectif Paris: Images de la Ville a Travers Cinq Collections Photographiques Parisiennes

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phileas Frog Paris Musees: 2003

Seller ID: 2202734


Text in English and French. Page very faintly toned. 2003 Soft Cover. 142 pp. Text in English and French. Can anyone every capture Paris? Through the magificent visual journey that is prposed to use, we can find at once the high moments of History and the simplicity of common life, the great portraits of the capital as well as its metamorphoses. Reflected by the masters of yesterday or the photographers of today, the urban landscapes appeal to us like so many inner lands... View more info

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Guide Book to Fort Ticonderoga: Held In Turn by France, Great Britain and the United States

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Stinehour Press:

Seller ID: 2267200


No publisher date. Unpaginated. Topics include the fort at Ticonderoga, the stone fortress, the south wall, the French village, the interior of the fort, the west barracks, the bastions, the view from the ramparts, the canon, the museum collection, the restoration of the fort. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science

By: Aczel, Amir D.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Atria Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202651


First edition. Pages lightly toned.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. x, 275 pp. In 1851, struggling, self-taught physicist Léon Foucault performed a dramatic demonstration inside the Panthéon in Paris. By tracking a pendulum's path as it swung repeatedly across the interior of the large ceremonial hall, Foucault offered the first definitive proof -- before an audience that comprised the cream of Parisian society, including the future emperor, Napoleon III -- that the earth r... View more info

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The Masters of the Peaks: A Story of the Great North Woods (French and Indian War Series)

By: Altsheler, Joseph A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260639


Reprint. Quarter-size surface tear to jacket front, jacket edges rubbed, jacket lightly foxed (more so on reverse), front jacket flap price clipped, page ridges lightly foxed. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 310 pp. It is laid in the period of the French and Indian War, just after the colonists' first big victory at Lake George, and it pictures their subsequent struggles with Montcalm. The book ends with the massacre of Fort William Henry. ... View more info

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France Reborn: The History of the Liberation, June 1944 - May 1945

By: Aron, Robert; Hare, Humphrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1964

Seller ID: 2201712


Slight discoloration to cloth spine, pages toned.Jacket edges rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket toned. 1964 Hard Cover. viii, 490 pp. Beginning with D-Day, June 6, 1944, and ending with the last liberation of French soil in May of 1945, Robert Aron brilliantly recounts the background and events, both military and political, that freed and preserved a nation defeated in war, compromised of its honor, and divided by an extraordinary complex of factions.Keywor... View more info

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Louvre: Masterpieces of Italian Painting

By: Bazin, Germain

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York Graphic Society: 1956

Seller ID: 2199985


No jacket, boards toned, pages toned. 1956 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 21 pp. Colored plates follow text. 54 illustrations with 46 in color. A look at Italian paintings found in the Louvre's collection.Keywords: LOUVRE FRANCE ITALIAN PAINTING ART ARTISTS View more info

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Sixty Days that Shook the West: The Fall of France: 1940

By: Benoist-Mechin, Jacques; Falls, Cyril

Price: $8.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205759


First edition. Owner's stamp to front endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed, faint smudge to bottom page ridge.Jacket rubbed, two quarter-inch tears to jacket spine-head, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket toned. 1963 Hard Cover. 559 pp. ...the first definitive history of the fall of France in the late spring and early summer of 1940. Written with clarity, scope and a rigorous attention to detail by an experienced military historian, it ranks as the classic account of... View more info

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Private Life of Louis XIV

By: Bertrand, Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Louis Carrier and Co.: 1929

Seller ID: 2186962


Former library copy, usual marks. Front and rear endpapers water-stained. 1929 Hard Cover. 189 pp. Translated by Paul Morin. Biography of the Sun-King of France and his royal love affairs. View more info

Image for Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by His Private Secretary, to which are added An Account of the Important Events of the Hundred Days of Napoleon's Surrender to the English, and of His Residence and Death at St. Helena, with Anecdotes and Illustrative Extracts from All the Most Authentic Sources - New and Revised Edition with Numerous Illustrations, in Four Volumes

By: Bonapart, Napoleon; de Bourrienne, Louis Antoine Fauvelet; Phipps, R.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1889

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2265359


Ink name on front endpaper, boards lightly rubbed. 1889 Hard Cover. Complete in four volumes. xl, [2], 401, [3]; xiv, 408, [2]; xiii, [1], 397, [3]; viii, 434, [4] pp. The memoirs of French general and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. Includes prefaces to the 1836 and 1885 editions. View more info

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The Price of Revolution

By: Brogan, D.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 1926286


Reprint. Lightly rubbed, exterior and front & end matter lightly foxed. 1951 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. 8vo. A survey of violent changes and their effects from the American Revolution to the present day. Treats the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, each with their particular political and social context. Interesting points of discussion include: promotion of class barriers by the growth of industry; nationalism as a tool for... View more info

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The Color Revolution: Color Lithography in France, 1890-1900

By: Cate, Phillip Dennis; Hitchings, Sinclair Hamilton; Needham, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Peregrine Smith, Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 2266341


Light general wear. 1978 Large Softcover. ix, 136 pp. With a translation by Margaret Needham of Andre Mellerio's 1898 Essay La Lithographie originale en couleurs. Lithography (from Ancient Greek ?????, lithos, meaning 'stone', and ???????, graphein, meaning 'to write') is a method of printing originally based on the immiscibility of oil and water.[1] The printing is from a stone (lithographic limestone) or a metal plate with a smooth surface. It was invented in 1796 by G... View more info

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Adventures of Lafayette

By: Cecil, E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company: 1929

Seller ID: 2208484


Pages lightly toned.Multiple chips and tears to jacket edges, jacket front lightly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. This book tells the fascinating life of the adventurous Marquis de Lafayette. It relates his exciting career as a volunteer during the days of the American Revolution and his stirring experiences during the early days of the French Revolution. His intimate association with the thrilling events in France during th... View more info

Marguerite of Navarre

By: Chamberlin, E.R.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1974

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1310128


Book club edition. Lightly rubbed, foxing on page ridges & jacket flaps.Good. 1974 Hard Cover. 296 pp. Marguerite de Navarre (April 11, 1492 – December 21, 1549), also known as Marguerite of Angouleme and Margaret of Navarre, was the queen consort of King Henry II of Navarre. As patron of humanists and reformers, and as an author in her own right, she was an outstanding figure of the French Renaissance. Samuel Putnam called her 'The First Modern Woman'. View more info

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Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry, with Intimate Details of Her Entire Career as Favorite of Louis XV., in Two Volumes.

By: Comtesse du Barry [Jeanne Vaubernier]; Delahanty, George Kendal

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rugby Press: 1903

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2015728


Spine & edges toned, front hinge of vol. 1 starting, ink name & address on front endpaper. 1903 Hard Cover. xii, 228; iv, 229-454 pp. 8vo. Original blind-stamped green cloth, gilt titles, coat of arms on front boards. An autobiography by Jeanne Vaubernier, the Comtesse du Barry, mistress of Louis XV. A necklace Louis had made for her played a significant role in the French Revolution, of which she became a victim. View more info

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Paris in Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (The Taste of Our Time)

By: Courthion, Pierre; Skira, Albert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Albert Skira: 1957

Seller ID: 2267110


Includes jacket and belly band. 1957 Hard Cover. 142 pp. Present day Paris has not been molded by the centuries alone; the nuances of its colors and the mellow light that plays upon its monuments owe something of their delicacy or intensity to the artists who have depicted them. Impressionists, Divisionists, Fauves and visionaries of the contemporary School of Paris reveal a city forever new. With 72 color plates. View more info

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DeGaulle: The First Complete Biography

By: Crozier, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1815034


Includes original jacket. First edition. Two tiny tears at head of jacket spine, jacket reverse gently toned.Very Good. 1973 Hard Cover. ix, 726 pp. A biography which discusses DeGaulle's dealings with Churchill & Roosevelt, as well as his attitude toward Communism. Crozier records the events of the period and sheds light upon DeGaulle's successes and failures. View more info

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The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France

By: Darnton, Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1996

Seller ID: 2206879


National Book Critics Circle Award Winner sticker to front wrapper, spine-head lightly bumped. 1996 Soft Cover. xxiii, 440 pp. Robert Darnton's work is one of the main reasons that cultural history has become an exciting study central to our understanding of the past.His latest book vibrates with the strange political and literary energies of ancient régime France. The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France traces the merging of philosophical, sexual, and ... View more info

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The War Memoirs of Charles de Gaulle, in Three Volumes: The Call to Honour, 1940-1942; Unity: 1942-1944; Salvation, 1944-1946

By: de Gaulle, Charles; Griffin, Jonathan; Howard, Richard

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1959

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2263965


2nd printing of volume 1, first American editions, first printings of volumes 2 & 3. Spines slightly faded. 1959 Full-Leather. The World War II era memoirs of French general and statesman Charles de Gaulle, who led the Free France movement. Translated from the original French by Jonathan Griffin and Richard Howard. Finely rebound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in full red morocco with gilt titles, rules, and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The collector who had... View more info

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A Daughter of Napoleon: Memoirs of Emilie de Pellapra, Comtesse de Brigode, Princess de Chimay

By: De Pellapra, Emilie; Princess Bibesco (Introduction); Masson, Frederic (Preface); Miller, Katherine (Translator)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1722149


First edition. No jacket. Spine darkened, wear to corners and fore-edge,. 1922 Hard Cover. xv, 166 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, paper labels on spine & front board. Illustrated plates. The memoirs of a member of the French nobility who claimed to be the illegitimate daughter of Napoleon I. View more info

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Touraine and its Chateaux (The Picture Guides)

By: Debraye, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Medici Society, London / Sadag de France, Bellegarde (Ain): 1926

Seller ID: 2155311


Blank bookplate on front endpaper. 1926 Hard Cover. 156, [1] pp. Index of chateaux and map of Tours and the Chateaux of the Loire follow text, sepia photographs throughout. View more info

Image for A Particular History of the Five Years French and Indian War in New England and Parts Adjacent, from its Declaration by the King of France, March 15, 1744, to the Treaty with the Eastern Indians, Oct. 16, 1749, Sometimes Called Governor Shirley's War. With a Memoir of Major-General Shirley, Accompanied by His Portrait and Other Engravings

A Particular History of the Five Years French and Indian War in New England and Parts Adjacent, from its Declaration by the King of France, March 15, 1744, to the Treaty with the Eastern Indians, Oct. 16, 1749, Sometimes Called Governor Shirley's War. With a Memoir of Major-General Shirley, Accompanied by His Portrait and Other Engravings

By: Drake, Samuel G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heritage Books: 1984

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260638


1984 reissue of 1870 original. No jacket, minor pencil underlining. We have more books available by this author!. 312 pp. The French and Indian War (1754–63) comprised the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War of 1756–63. It pitted the colonies of British America against those of New France. Both sides were supported by military units from their parent countries of Great Britain and France, as well as by American Indian allies. At the start of the ... View more info

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Lieutenant-Colonel de Maumort: A Novel

By: du Gard, Roger Martin

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2263552


First American edition. A fine copy. 2000 Hard Cover. xxxi, 777 pp. Lieutenant-Colonel de Maumort is Roger Martin du Gard's magnum opus, the crowning achievement of a career that included the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1937. Written over the final eighteen years of his life and intended to be read only posthumously, this tremendous creation sprang from the writer's unflinching examination of the conundrum of our moral ambivalence: why, knowing what is right, do people... View more info

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Napoleonic Uniforms 2-Volume Set

By: Elting, John

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Casemate Publishers: 2007

Seller ID: 2267903


Includes two volumes. Lacks slipcase. Moisture damage. 2007 Large Hardcover. Nine hundred and eighteen original watercolors by Herbert Knotel, an internationally acclaimed authority on military uniforms, with a special talent for depicting men and horses in action, bring the nineteenth-century French soldier to life. Together with the late Colonel John R. Elting's definitive captions, they preserve a significant aspect of this famous era for historians, researchers, teac... View more info

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Josephine: A Life of the Empress

By: Erickson, Carolly

Price: $6.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1999

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2268468


A very nice copy. 1999 Trade Paperback. vi, 391 pp. Josephine Tascher de la Pagerie, born a Creole on the island of Martinique in the French West Indies, became one of the best known and most envied women who ever lived.Sent to France to make an advantageous marriage to a young aristocrat, her naivete and lack of education left her ill prepared to deal with the sophisticated - if decadent - world of pre-Revolutionary Paris.Treated cruelly by her shallow young husband, he... View more info

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The High History of the Holy Graal [Grail] (Everyman's Library No. 445)

By: Evans, Sebastian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Sons LTD / E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1936

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2260183


4th printing. One-inch tear along back top corner of jacket rear, jacket edges rubbed, a few faint smudges to jacket. Ink name and date on front endpaper, page ridges very faintly foxed. 1936 Hard Cover. xx, 379 pp. Fold-out map follows text. Perlesvaus, also called Li Hauz Livres du Graal (The High History of the Holy Grail), is an Old French Arthurian romance dating to the first decade of the 13th century. It purports to be a continuation of Chrétien de Troyes unfinis... View more info

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The Chunnel: The Amazing Story of the Undersea Crossing of the English Channel

By: Fetherston, Drew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203575


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1997 Hard Cover. x, 404 pp. For centuries, men and women dreamed of a direct link between England and the Continent. Drew Fetherston's epic chronicle of the Channel Tunnel is the story of these dreamers and of the men and women who finally made the dream a reality. Conceived by hard-headed businessmen and intended to make money, the tunnel project became a fiscal disaster. Fetherston's book is a fascinating business narrative of... View more info

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La Chevalerie

By: Gautier, Leon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Victor Palme, Editeur: 1884

Seller ID: 2015678


Binding repaired - joints split, loss from spine base. 1884 Half-Leather. xv, 788 pp. Tall 8vo. French text. Leather spine & corners, marbled boards & endpapers. A historical work on knighthood (also translatable as 'chivalry'), with numerous engravings throughout. The author dedicates the work to Cervantes. Gautier was well-known for his works of medieval history during the 19th century. View more info

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Legacy of Glory: The Bonaparte Kingdom of Spain, 1808-1813

By: Glover, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2201734


First American edition. Pages toned, underlining on page ix, address label to front paste-down endpaper.Jacket edges rubbed, jacket toned. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 353 pp. This is a lively and authoritatively written account of one of the most bitter episodes in history--Napoleon's five-year-long struggle to assert his control over Spain. ...the figure who stands our most sharply in Michael Glover's fascinating account of the Fr... View more info

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Democratic France: The Third Republic from Sedan (1871) to Vichy (1940)

By: Hale, Richard Walden

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Coward-McCann, Inc.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2003885


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed, jacket corners trimmed (list price still present). 1941 Hard Cover. xiii, 414 pp. 8vo. Maps on endpapers. Includes the Constitution of the Third Republic, bibliography and index follow text. A study published at the onset of World War II showing how France's democratic republic collapse under the pressures of war. View more info

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The Theatre of the Basoche: The Contribution of the Law Societies to French Mediaeval Comedy

By: Harvey, Howard Graham

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2196429


Boards and pages warped, large stain to rear board, stains to boards and page edges, ink note on title page. 1941 Hard Cover. vi, 253 pp. Harvard studies in romance languages. Published under the direction of the department of French and other romance languages and literatures. Volume XVII. ...this book is a statement of claim, a statement of the property rights of the French Law Societies in the mediaeval comedy.Keywords: THEATER PLAYS ENTERTAINMENT FRENCH MEDIEVAL COME... View more info