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THE BOUNTY SHIPS OF FRANCE
Written by Alan J. Villiers; Henri Picard.
Stock no. 1815421
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the French Cape Horn sailing ships. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850591023. Dustwrapper is price-cut and slightly faded to spine.

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PRELUDE TO WATERLOO: QUATRE BRAS
Written by Andrew W. Field.
Stock no. 1609938
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. The French perspective. B/w photos and colour maps. ISBN: 9781783463848.

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WATERLOO: ROUT AND RETREAT THE FRENCH PERSPECTIVE
Written by Andrew W. Field.
Stock no. 1815344
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Fourth Volume in Andrew Field's acclaimed four-volume account of the Waterloo campaign from the French perspective. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 348 pages including index. ISBN: 9781526701718.

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ARISTIDE
Written by Robert Tibber. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2123957
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story about a seaside adventure in France. Pictorial paper boards. Large format. Red decorated endpapers. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Bumping to spine. wear along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; tape repairs to verso. A few scuff marks to wrapper.

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THE PEGASUS AND ORNE BRIDGES: THEIR CAPTURE, DEFENCE AND RELIEF ON D-DAY
Written by Neil Barber.
Stock no. 1815183
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The glider-borne operation to capture the Pegasus and River Orne Bridges has an established place in the annals of warfare. This is a record of the subsequent events from Ranville in the east to Renouville in the west involving the 7th, 12th and 13th Parachute Battalions and other troops of the 6th Airborne Division. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. xii and 324 pages including index. ISBN: 9781848840416. Reprint. SIGNED by the author to half-title page.

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THE DAY THE DEVILS DROPPED IN
Written by Neil Barber.
Stock no. 1815180
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy - D-Day to D+6: The Merville Battery to the Chateau St Come. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 222 pages plus index. ISBN: 0850529247. Small imperfection to front board.

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THE ANCIEN REGIME: A HISTORY OF FRANCE 1610-1774
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie.
Stock no. 1815130
Published by Blackwell Publishers. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story of brilliance, order and sophistication, of supreme confidence and great achievement - that begins in uncertainty and ends in iconoclasm. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. vii and 586 pages including index. ISBN: 0631170286. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and scuffed.

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ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN FRANCE 1500-1700
Written by A. Blunt.
Stock no. 1815046
Published by Penguin Books. 4th 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

4th Edition. From the successive French invasions of Italy to the declining years of the 'Sun King' Anthony Blunt surveys in this volume the architecture, painting and sculpture of two centuries in which France seized the lead in Europe and Paris replaced Rome as the artistic capital. The Pelican History of Art series. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0140560041. Light page edge browning. Light scuffing to pictorial dustwrapper.

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SAINT JOAN OF ARC
Written by Vita Sackville-West. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 2123504
Published by Folio Society. 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine and sword vignette to front. Blue maps to endpapers. Colour frontis. Woodcuts as chapter headers. A few light marks to covers. Contents are fine. Contained in slip case that has some bumping along edges and a few scuff marks. 5th printing.

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS ON THE RIVIERA
No author listed.
Stock no. 1208696
Published by John Murray. 1st thus 1890. Very good condition.

Comprising Provence and Dauphine, and the Coast Line from Marseilles to Genoa. With Maps and Plans. Extracted from Murray's Handbooks to France, Part II and North Italy. Small format. Red cloth, gilt titles. A Murray's Guide. All maps and plans present. Spine slightly browned, rubbed at top and tail. A few faint marks to covers. A few foxspots to prelims else contents clean. A bright copy.

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN FRANCE PART 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 1208694
Published by John Murray. 17th 1886. Good condition.

Small format. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. Part 1 containing Artois, Picardy, Normandy, Brittany, The Seine and Loire, The Garonne, Bordeaux, Limousin, Gascony, The Pyrenees, etc. Seventeenth Edition. With maps and plans of towns. A Murrays Guide. Maps and plans all present including map in pocket at rear of book. Covers marked. Spine worn at top and tail with slight loss at top and split at front edge. Front joint cracked. Inscription in ink on half-title page. Contents clean.

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CAESAR'S GALLIC WAR
Written by Olivia Cooling. Illustrated by William Stobbs.
Stock no. 2123228
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1964. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Gilt title to spine. B/w illustrated chapter headings. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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