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1 The Republic in Danger: General Maurice Gamelin and the politics of French defence, 1933-1940
Alexander, Martin S. Cambridge University Press 1992 0521372348 / 9780521372343 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. First edition. Original blue cloth binding. Clean, tight and unmarked; a super copy. pp. xiv, 573. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 106024 
Price: 40.00 GBP

 
16 France (World Dolls Series)
Dark, Irene ; with illustrations by Janet Meeson Pergamon Press Ltd Headington Hill Hall, Oxford 1964 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall Meeson, Janet 
Hardback. Pictorial boards with a blue cloth spine. Rectangular red stamp on the rear pastedown - 'complimentary copy'. A few very light rubs and light marks to the boards. The sewn binding is firm. Price written in pen and crossed out in pencil on the front pastedown. Pages are bright and clean. A couple of pages have a short tear (1.5cm) at the bottom edge at the spine. Slim and unpaginated. 15.7 x 20.8cm. 309300 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
2 Toulouse-Lautrec - The Complete Posters
Ash, Russell Pavilion Books 1991 1851458972 / 9781851458974 Soft cover Good Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Large soft back. Heavy creasing to the top corner of the back cover. Light thumbing wear and creasing to the edges of a few pages. In otherwise good condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 308329 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
17 Ateliers d'artistes a Paris
Delorme, Jean-Claude ; Dubois, Anne-Marie ; Mouchy, Martine (photographies de) Editions Parigramme 2002 2840962667 / 9782840962663 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second-hand book in very good clean tight condition throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 187pp. In French. 302324 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
 
3 Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Basu, Shrabani W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2007 184632873X / 9781846328732 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback and dust jacket in excellent, fine, like new condition. 374pp. The story of Noor Inayat Khan, the descendant of an Indian Prince who became a British secret agent for the SOE during WWII. Born and brought up in the non-violent Sufi religion, she seemed an unlikely secret agent. Yet she was the first female radio operator in Nazi-occupied France and refused to abandon her post in Paris in 1943. Captured by the Germans, she was kept in solitary confinement for 10 months, then transported to Dachau and shot in September 1944. 302997 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
18 The Olive Harvest: A Memoir of Love, Old Trees and Olive Oil [Signed Copy]
Drinkwater, Carol Weidenfeld and Nicolson | Orion London 2004 0297847805 / 9780297847809 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author on the title page - flat signed, no inscription or dedication. Original green boards. Very small bumps to the corners. and slight bruising to the spine ends. The binding is firm and square. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. 290. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 305487 
Price: 14.00 GBP

 
 
4 Un demi-siecle de paquebots de Saint-Nazaire
Baul, Patrick Coop Breizh 2001 2843461510 / 9782843461514 Hardcover Fine Fine Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
In excellent, fine condition; this is still new and sealed in shrinkwrap. 160pp. Text in French. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK mainland, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge likely for highlands, islands and N. Ireland. 104324 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
19 The History of Paris in Painting
Duby, Georges ; Lobrichon, Guy (editors) Abbeville Press Publishers 2009 0789210460 / 9780789210463 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Slipcase Fine Book Elephant Folio - over 15 - 23" tall 
In excellent condition. Barely been out of the box and still has the original packaging box. There are some very, very faint pale marks to the red cloth boards. No other marks. A lovely book. Full page illustrations throughout. Super print quality. Red silk ribbon page marker. 496pp. This book is VERY LARGE AND HEAVY - a significant surcharge will apply to international orders as this book will cost a great deal more to send than our standard rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. UK postage discount may be available for collection - please enquire. 102404 
Price: 100.00 GBP

 
 
5 The Conquest of Life (History of a Society series of novels)
Béhaine, René ; translated into English by Edward Crankshaw George Allen and Unwin Ltd London 1939 First UK Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. First published in France in 1914; this is the first English edition. From the French original 'La Conquête de la Vie'. Mid reddish-brown cloth binding - a few minor marks to the boards and lightly bruised spine ends and corners. Contents are clean and the binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are some very minor foxing spots to the outer closed textblock foredges. 325pp. Novel. 101124 
Price: 28.00 GBP

 
20 The Land of France (The British Heritage series)
Dutton, Ralph ; Holden, Lord ; with a foreword by Raymond Mortimer ; with dust jacket illustration by Brian Cook B. T. Batsford Ltd 1952 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Cook, Brian (dust jacket) 
Hardback with dust jacket. 4th edition, revised. Original green boards. The binding is firm and inner hinges very good. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Top edge tinted green. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Quite heavy foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. A little foxing to pages. The Brian Cook dust jacket has a little light foxing and loss of about 3cm at the top of the spine. A couple of further short nicks and small chips to the dust jacket edges. pp. xvi, 158. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Book photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107124 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel
Benarde, Melvin A.; Benarde, Anita Dodd, Mead & Company New York 1974 039606891X / 9780396068914 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The book is in very good clean condition with a firm binding. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a few short tears to the edges and creasing to both dust jacket flaps. Illustrated in black and white. pp. x, 272. An interesting 1970s guide to some lovely european beaches. 016101 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
21 Dickens on France: Fiction, Journalism and Travel Writing
Edmondson, John (edited by) Signal Books Limited Oxford 2006 1904955061 / 9781904955061 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Book and dust jacket in excellent fine unmarked condition. Clean, tight, appears unread. Not price clipped, the dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear). pp. xxvi, 425. 303207 
Price: 11.00 GBP

 
 
7 French Rural History: An Essay on its Basic Characteristics
Bloch, Marc ; with a foreword by Bryce Lyon ; translated from the French by Janet Sondheimer Routledge and Kegan Paul 1978 0710089023 / 9780710089021 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Second hand paperback. A good working copy. There is a forwards lean to the spine and reading creases to the spine. There are some marks to the pages in pencil - some underlining, a few notes (not extensive). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. xxxiii, 258. A good study / reference copy. 107009 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
22 The Way of the Tumbrils: Paris During the Revolution and Today
Elliot, John ; with illustrations by Peter Roberson Max Reinhardt London 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Original red boards. Lightly bruised and rubbed at the spine ends and corners. A gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Binding firm and pages clean. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and nicked at the edges, with a large untidy tear to the back cover with resulting creases. Front flap price clipped. 180pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105013 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
8 L'Europe en Face de son Destin
Bonnefous, Edouard Presses Universitaires De France 1951 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Language: French. Paper covers. Foredges untrimmed. The paper has tanned / darkened. Previous owner's name, place and date written neatly inside the front cover. pp. 386. 031341 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
23 I Bought a Star
Firbank, Thomas George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd London 1953 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Reprint. Was first published in 1951; this is the 4th impression. Original blue boards. A brief inscription written at the top edge of the front endpaper. A little light foxing. The binding is firm. pp. 240. Some old tape repairs to the underside of the dust jacket at the edges. Front flap of the dust jacket not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. (Books photographed without the protective cover, to avoid reflections). 107041 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
9 Paris (Guides Bleus)
Boyer-Runge, Cecile (Direction) ; Collectif Hachette Livre Paris 2002 2012436587 / 9782012436589 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Second-hand soft back in very good lightly used condition. Clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Old pencilled price inside the front cover. 800pp. In French. 302328 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
24 The Gods Are Athirst
France, Anatole ; authorised translation by Alfred Allinson John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London 1926 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
VG. Orange cloth binding, with orange dust jacket. Dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a few marks, and has darkened / browned, especially at the spine - supplied in a loose archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are three light pencil line marks to the bottom text block edge. 19cm. 285pp. 101189 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
10 A History of France from the Death of Louis XI, Volume V: France in 1515
Bridge, John S. C. Oxford at the Clarendon Press | Oxford University Press Oxford 1936 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Publisher's original dark blue cloth. In very good, clean condition. Small written on the rear pastedown; otherwise clean and bright throughout. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xvi, 366. 019599 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
25 The Aspirations Of Jean Servien
France, Anatole ; translated by Alfred Allinson John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London 1924 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
VG. Orange cloth binding, with orange dust jacket. Dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a few marks, and has slightly faded spine - supplied in a loose archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are three light pencil line marks to the bottom text block edge. 19cm. 234pp. 101192 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
11 Epitre a tous Amateurs de Jesus-Christ (1535) [Publications de la Societe Calviniste de France No. 2)
Calvin, Jean ; preface a la traduction francaise du Nouveau Testament par Robert Olivetan ; avec introduction sur Une Edition Francaise de l'Institution des 1537 ? par Jacques Pannier Fischbacher Paris 1929 Soft cover Fair Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall 
Soft back. Original paper covers. A full length translucent acid-free tissue repair to the spine. Previous owner's signature at the top corner of the front cover. Untrimmed / deckled page edges and the paper has significantly browned / tanned. A few very light pencil marks in the text. An acceptable reading / study copy. pp. 55. 309280 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
26 A Mummer's Tale
France, Anatole ; translated by Charles E. Roche John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London 1928 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
VG. Orange cloth binding, with orange dust jacket. Dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a few marks - supplied in a loose archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are three light pencil line marks to the bottom text block edge. 19cm. 240pp. 101186 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
12 La Dame De Beaute: Agnes Sorel
Champion, Pierre Librairie Ancienne Honore Champion Paris 1931 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - 8.5" Tall 
Bound in cloth with marbled endpapers. Text in French. Internally clean and bright, no inscriptions. 205pp. 002670 
Price: 20.00 GBP

 
27 Little Pierre
France, Anatole ; translated by J. Lewis May John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London 1925 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
VG. Orange cloth binding, with orange dust jacket. Dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a few marks, and has faded spine - supplied in a loose archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are three light pencil line marks to the bottom text block edge. 19cm. 297pp. 101190 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
13 Monnaies des Rois de France, de Louis XIII a Louis XVI 1640-1793
Charlet, Christian Maison Florange Paris 1996 2911440145 / 9782911440144 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Soft back. In near very good condition but with rubs and light creases to the cover edges. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. pp. 351. French. 309351 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 The Wicker Work Woman, A Chronicle of Our Own Times
France, Anatole ; translated by M. P. Willcocks John Lane The Bodley Head London 1924 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Publisher's orange boards. A good, clean and solid copy. No dust jacket. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper. 274pp. Bottom corner of a few pages in the middle of the textblock have been bumped. 103940 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
14 Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper
Chessman, Harriet Scott Century 2003 0712623639 / 9780712623636 Hardback Fine Fine 12mo - 7.5" / 19cm Oblong 
Excellent condition hardback. Mint. The dust jacket is protected in a fully removable loose clear film sleeve. 164pp. 053159 
Price: 6.95 GBP

 
29 Clio, and The Château De Vaux-Le-Vicomte
France, Anatole ; translated by Winifred Stephens John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London 1925 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
VG. Orange cloth binding, with orange dust jacket. Dust jacket is a little rubbed at the edges, with a few marks and a couple of tears; one longer tear to the back cover - supplied in a loose archival quality protective film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). No previous owner's names or inscriptions. There are three light pencil line marks to the bottom text block edge. 19cm. 263pp. 101187 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
15 Strangers & Sojourners at Port Royal: Being an Account of the Connections Between the British Isles and the Jansenists of France and Holland
Clark, Ruth Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1932 First Edition Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Original black boards. Some streaky marks to the boards and some chips to the spine, plus fraying to cloth at the top edge. Otherwise good. Binding firm and pages clean. Previous owner's name, place and date written on the f.e.p. pp. xvix, 360. A sound working / reference copy. 033963 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
30 Penguin Island (The Thinker's Library, No 21)
France, Anatole ; translated into English buy A. W. Evans Watts & Co. Fleet Street, London 1931 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall 
Original brown boards. First thus - first Thinker's Library edition. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. There is a small chip to the boards at the head of the spine and there is a small corresponding section of loss at the head of the spine of the dust jacket. Binding firm. Pages clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has some minor chips to the edges and a short tear at the top of the spine join with the front cover. Flattened creases to one page in the middle of the textblock. pp. xvi, 235. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105103 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
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