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Napoleon's Memoirs. by Napoleon Bonaparte. Somerset de Chair, editor

New York Harper, 1949, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing in U.S. -- Includes 3 illustrations, 4 maps, tables (one folding of Army organization) and index. -- Hardcover, 605 pages. Condition: very good (owner initials; corner bumped...

From Bucks County Bookshop IOBA


The History of France from the Earliest Times to 1848 by Guizot,M. & Guizot de Witt, Madame

1885 John B. Alden publication. 8 Volumes profusely illustrated (500 full page B&W illustrations). Slightly faded spines on some volumes and slight bumping. Gold gilt top pages. Blue cloth covers with gold lettering on spines. Central Ohio Conference stam...

From Crowded Closet Thrift Shop


Les Évènemens de la Révolution, sous leur vrai point de vue... by anon

"Pamphlet royaliste, publié après juin 1791 (arrêtation de la famille royale en fuite, à Varennes) ou en 1792 (après l'insurrection parisienne du 10 aoüt, qui entraïna l'internement de la famille royale dans la prison du Temple)." "Malheureux! pr...

From The Owl at the Bridge


Unpublished Correspondence Of Napoleon I by Picard and Tuety

New York: Duffield & Company, 1913. First Edition.. hardcovers. Very Good. Copyright date is 1913, Preserved in the War Archives (vols. I-III), New York, Duffield & Co., 1913 red cloth boards with gilt embossed lettering on cover and spine. Volume 1 an...

From mclinhavenbooks


MEMOIRES D'OUTRE-TOMBE by Chateaubraind (Francois Rene) Viscount-

Paris: Eugene Et Victor Penaud. Very Good. 1849-50. Hardcover. The original edition was published in 12 volumes between 1849 - 1850 by Eugene & Victor Penaud, Paris. This set does not contain advertisements nor list of subscribers. The authenticity ...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller



Paris: Bellizard Et Compagnie. Good. 1835. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Leather spines, raised bands with gilt decorated panels. Clean marbled boards with front leather protected corners. Texts tight, clean & intact. Vol. #1, 422 pp. , has an illustrated...

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Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D’un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. by MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP, Barthélémy

[MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP, Barthélémy] Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D'un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. Tome Premier – Tome Sixieme. La Haye, chez Pierre du Hondt 173...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books


Discours sur le Gouvernement des Monarchies et Principautez Souveraines (RELIÉ AVEC) Memoires et advis concernans les Charges de M. les Chanceliers & Gardes des Sceaux de France. Et autres discours, &c. by Ribier, Jacques (?-1636)

Paris.: Chez Sebastien Cramoisy, ruë Sainct-Jacques, aux Cicognes., 1629 2 livres en un. Discours sur le Gouvernement (1630): (2ff, Page-Titre, Privilège) - 54 pages - (1ff); Memoires et Advis (1629): (2ff, Page-Titre, Privilège) - 90 p...

From Louis Caron


MEMOIRES DE MAXIMILIEN DE BETHUNE DUC DE SULLY (3 VOL SET - COMPLETE) by Maximilien de Bethune duc de Sully, edited by l'abbe Pierre Mathurin de l'Ecluse des Loges

London, 1747. Second edition. Hardcover. Good +. Vol 1 – xxxvi, 607 pgs. Vol 2 – x, 612 pgs. Vol 3 – vi, 617 pgs. 8 x 10 in. Text in French. Polished calf, original binding. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. 5 raised bands on spi...

From Andre Strong Bookseller


Tombleson's views of the Rhine. Tombleson's Upper Rhine. by Tombleson, William & Fearnside, William Gray

Tombleson. London. 1832, [1834]. 2 volumes. Royal 8vo. 190pp; 181, (4)pp. Engraved title pages. Folding panoramic map; folding map. 137 (68+69) engraved plates. Later half calf, marbled boards, raised bands to spine, in six compartments, gilt lettering an...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


Histoire de Louis XI [3 volumes] by Duclos, Charles Pinot

Paris: Frères Guerin & Prault, Fils, 1745. Hardcover. Very Good -. 3 volumes ([6], xxxiv, [4], 458 p.; [4], 548 p.; [4], 476, [60] p.), v. 1 frontispiece (signed: "Et Jeaurat del. Et Fessard sculp."); 17 cm. Contemporary full polis...

From Classic Books and Ephemera


Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi by GODILLOT

Paris: Fabrique Générale d'Articles de Voyages, 1840. First Edition. A beautiful, rare and precious catalogue of the articles a traveller might require for voyaging elegantly and safely. The album features superb full page hand-coloured lithographs sho...

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Magni Rotuli Scaccarii Normanniae sub Regibus Angliae. by Stapleton, Thomae [Thomas]

2 volumes. Sumptibus Soc. Antiq. Londinensis. Londoni. 1840, 1844. Royal 8vo. ccxxxvii, 288pp, engraved frontis., folding map, hand coloured in outline; ccxxx, 575pp, engraved frontis. Recent quarter calf, cream cloth, spines with raised bands in six com...

From Paul Haynes Rare Books


MAXIMES AVEC DES EXEMPLES TIREZ DE L'HISTOIRE-SAINTE & PROPHANE, ANCIENNE &MODERNE POUR L'INSTRUCTION DU ROY Ou L' on Donne Des Preceptes Pour L' Education, Pour Former Les Maeurs L'Esprit Des Jeunes Gens by Morvan De Bellegarde Jean-Baptiste

Paris: Chez Pierre-Francois Giffart. Good+. 1718. First Edition. Hardcover. Full brown leather. Text tight, clean & intact without foxing. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Spine has raised bands, gilt title and floral decorated panels. Spine tail has...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller



Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1834. Eugene Francois Vidocq is considered the father of criminology and the first private detective. This is a one-volume edition of the original four-volume work, first published in 1828. Front board is nearly detache...

From T.W. & Barbara Clemmer


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