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"COLEURS DU MONDE" L'ÍLE DE FRANCE, May not be noted.
1 "COLEURS DU MONDE" L'ÍLE DE FRANCE May not be noted.
Le Chateua De Chantilly Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photography; French Language; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to; Large worn portfolio of loose plates depicting French scenes in French Language , no date, no author; 0 11398 
Price: 21.47 USD
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1850'S COLOR LITHOGRAPH OF A FRENCH IMPERIAL GUARD [FRENCH EMPIRE] [Lbc], Godard Q Des Augustins
2 1850'S COLOR LITHOGRAPH OF A FRENCH IMPERIAL GUARD [FRENCH EMPIRE] [Lbc] Godard Q Des Augustins
Paris Mon Martinet Hautecouer Freres Vivienne De Rivali 1850 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Military, France; Art; Lithograph; Folio 13" - 23" tal; 1 pages; A nicely done lithograph matted in a quality mount. Framed, sight very good, not examined out of frame. Faint water stains to margin. Depending on destination may be shipped without frame and in mat only. Frame 15x17". Lithograph aprox 10 x 13". ; 0 31389 
Price: 75.15 USD
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A BRIEF HISTORY OF FRANCE Color Map, Esther Baker, Steele, Joel
3 A BRIEF HISTORY OF FRANCE Color Map Esther Baker, Steele, Joel
American Book Co 1903 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 301, xxx, 10 pages; 1903. Occasional penciled checkmark ; 0 24084 
Price: 23.45 USD
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CHATEAU AND COUNTRY LIFE IN FRANCE., Waddington, Mary King.
4 CHATEAU AND COUNTRY LIFE IN FRANCE. Waddington, Mary King.
May not be noted. Fine with no dust jacket 
Travel; Society; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Published By Charles Scribner's Sons | Published 1909, illustrated b/w, 3rd impression. Original decorated cloth with gilt and black picture of chateau. Solid and tight in FINE condition, no dust jacket. This work came from the well known library of the Bayard family in Delaware. They have played a prominent role in American public affairs since the 1600's. ; 0 7353 
Price: 88.81 USD
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DELL' ISTORIA DI LODOVICO IL GRANDE DESCRITTA DA FILIPPO CASONI [CT IN 3 VOLUMES], Casoni, Filippo [1662-1723].
5 DELL' ISTORIA DI LODOVICO IL GRANDE DESCRITTA DA FILIPPO CASONI [CT IN 3 VOLUMES] Casoni, Filippo [1662-1723].
Milano Nella Regia Ducal Corte Per Marc' Antonio Pandolfo Malatesta, 1706-1722 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; [20] 507; [22] 551; [18] 432 pages; DELL' ISTORIA DI LODOVICO IL GRANDE DESCRITTA DA FILIPPO CASONI [CT IN 3 VOLUMES] Imprint: In Milano : Nella regia ducal corte per Marc' Antonio Pandolfo Malatesta, 1706-1722. Vols. I-III, vellum spines and marbled boards, handwritten labels to spine, 551 pages; some rubbing and staining to boards, fading to spine, slight warping to pages, very light foxing, overall very good condition. Bindings solid and contents bright and clean with exception of a crossed out name on tp of vol II. Writings largely concern Kings and rulers of France particularly Louis XIV 1643-1715. Latin language. Headpieces and tailpieces, elaborated capitals. Worldcat returns 4 copies worldwide. ; 0 30862 
Price: 1123.30 USD
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EN ROUTE, Allen, Jessie E. ; Deschamps-Monpeurt, Madeleine,
6 EN ROUTE Allen, Jessie E. ; Deschamps-Monpeurt, Madeleine,
NY American Book Company 1934 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lehman, Agnes C. 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; "In this little book the authors present material for reading which reflects French thought and customs... ". ; 0 10556 
Price: 14.05 USD
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FACTS ABOUT FRANCE: BRIEF ANSWERS TO RECURRING QUESTIONS, E. S'Aillens
7 FACTS ABOUT FRANCE: BRIEF ANSWERS TO RECURRING QUESTIONS E. S'Aillens
Paris Librairie Hachette Et C 1918 Presumed 1st Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo; Pages toned ; 0 12304 
Price: 14.05 USD
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FRANCE. THE NATION AND ITS DEVELOPMENT FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE THIRD REPUBLIC., Hudson, William Henry.
8 FRANCE. THE NATION AND ITS DEVELOPMENT FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE THIRD REPUBLIC. Hudson, William Henry.
May not be noted. Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Hudson, William Henry. FRANCE. THE NATION AND ITS DEVELOPMENT FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE THIRD REPUBLIC. London: George G. Harrap, 1919, xxiv, 630pp, index, profusely illustrated. Hardbound with no dust jacket in very good condition. ; 0 8283 
Price: 14.05 USD
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FRENCH AND ENGLISH ; A COMPARISON, Philip Gilbert Hamerton
9 FRENCH AND ENGLISH ; A COMPARISON Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Boston Roberts Brothers 1889 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
ENGLAND; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; The comparison of 2 cultures. From a series of articles in 1886 and 1887- first in book form. Publ 1889 1st. ; 0 20540 
Price: 31.91 USD
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GRAND EMPIRE: VIRTUE AND VICE IN THE NAPOLEONIC ERA, Sch, Claude
10 GRAND EMPIRE: VIRTUE AND VICE IN THE NAPOLEONIC ERA Sch, Claude
Hippocrene Books Inc 1990 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 280 pages; 1990. DJ with a couple of tears. ; 524128 24014 
Price: 17.81 USD
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GUIDE DE TOURISTE, Clisson
11 GUIDE DE TOURISTE Clisson
May not be noted. Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photography; Landscapes; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Clison, Guide de Touriste, stapled wraps, ND, NP but circa 1890-1905. Tissue separating the full page plates with description in FRENCH LANGUAGE of back. A few tissues are missing. Attractive scenics of France. This is, apparently, the Postcard Edition although they would not serve as such. VERY GOOD condition . Unpaginated but about 44 pp. About 4.5x7.5" ; 0 8594 
Price: 23.34 USD
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HISTORY OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION FROM 1789 TO 1795: A COUNTRY WITHOUT A GOD, Northrop, Henry H.
12 HISTORY OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION FROM 1789 TO 1795: A COUNTRY WITHOUT A GOD Northrop, Henry H.
Historical Publishing Company 1893 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
French Revolution; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Decorative red cloth; 0 17707 
Price: 42.25 USD
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LARGE ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF NICOLAS POTIER [1660-1693], THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF PARIS' PARLIAMENT [Lbc], Unknown
13 LARGE ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF NICOLAS POTIER [1660-1693], THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF PARIS' PARLIAMENT [Lbc] Unknown
Unknown c1830 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Engraving; Folio 13" - 23" tal; A nicely done recessed engraving. Framed, sight very good, not examined out of frame. Circa 1830. Frame size 21.5 x 17.5" . Engraved sheet about 15 x 19". May not be shipped with glass. ; 0 31392 
Price: 75.15 USD
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LIVES AND TIMES OF THE EARLY VALOIS QUEENS., Bearne, Catherine
14 LIVES AND TIMES OF THE EARLY VALOIS QUEENS. Bearne, Catherine
London: Oxford F. Fisher Unwin 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket Illustrated by Edward Bearne 
French History; Royalty; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii, 345, [2] pages; 1st English-language ed. 8vo, early 20th-century 3/4 scarlet morocco leather & marbled boards, gilt, gilt-paneled & lettered spine, T. E. G. Plates and b/w textural cuts. Graphic available of TP and frontis. ; 0 26948 
Price: 140.95 USD
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LOUISE DE VILARS OR THE CONSPIRACY. AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE OF THE DAYS OF LOUIS THE FOURTEENTH, Eugene Sue; Trans Thomas Williams
15 LOUISE DE VILARS OR THE CONSPIRACY. AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE OF THE DAYS OF LOUIS THE FOURTEENTH Eugene Sue; Trans Thomas Williams
Cincinnati Lorenzon Stratton 1850 First English Edition Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155, [2] pages; Bound in original publisher's light peach paper wrappers with black writing, a scarce novelised history of Louis the Fourteenth. The volume shows external age/wear, with the wrappers and page edges chipping, slight water markings and the wrappers beginning to separate from the spine. The text block is well bound with age toned pages, with some handwriting in light pencil along the top of the front wrapper and a sticker inside of the front wrapper with fifty cents written on it. The book measures approximately 5.75" x 9.5" . No copies located. ; 0 31133 
Price: 93.95 USD
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STORY OF THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO, G. R. Gleig
16 STORY OF THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO G. R. Gleig
N Y, N Y Harper & Brothers, 1847 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Military; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 310 [1] pages; Scattered light foxing, lacking spine strip, waterstain to corner of first blank, front cover held by a single binding cord. Contents overall good. ; 0 31403 
Price: 23.45 USD
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THE FRENCH REVOLUTION VOLUME ONE, Carlyle, Thomas (edited by Henry W. Boynton)
17 THE FRENCH REVOLUTION VOLUME ONE Carlyle, Thomas (edited by Henry W. Boynton)
London J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd 1927 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; 351, 1, 10 pages; DJ spine is sunned moderately. 24682 
Price: 12.95 USD
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THE SIGHTS OF FOUNTAINEBLEU, May not be noted.
18 THE SIGHTS OF FOUNTAINEBLEU May not be noted.
Arthaud N.D. Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; No date, circa 1950, fold out chart, 50 b/w and color plates. 34 pp text; 0 24185 
Price: 14.05 USD
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19 THE STORY OF FRANCE FROM JULIUS CAESAR TO NAPOLEON III Dyke, Van, Paul
Scribner's Very Good with no dust jacket 
European History; France; Napoleon; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 539 pages; Index, vg hardbound blue boards with gold lettering; 0 1286 
Price: 14.05 USD
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TWO CHILDREN IN OLD PARIS FROM THE NOTES OF A JOURNAL BY THEIR MOTHER, Slaughter, Gertrude
20 TWO CHILDREN IN OLD PARIS FROM THE NOTES OF A JOURNAL BY THEIR MOTHER Slaughter, Gertrude
The Macmillan Company 1919 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Published 1919; 0 21002 
Price: 14.05 USD
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