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PARIS! PARIS!
Written by Irwin Shaw. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 2132491
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Humourous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297772759. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with foxing to verso.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF PARIS
Written by Elisabeth De Stroumillo.
Stock no. 2132191
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Series No. 94. Laminate Boards. With 8 colour plates and 57 b/w photographs. ISBN: 0723216304. Some light browning to covers (a darker patch to bottom of spine).

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FRANCE 1848-1945 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Theodore Zeldin.
Stock no. 1818863
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Oxford History of Modern Europe series. Volume I - Ambition, Love and Politics. Volume II - Intellect, Taste and Anxiety. Vol I is first edition 1973, vol II is first edition 1977.Text block browned. Glue has dried out at top & tail of spine of volume I (between binding and cloth). Price-cut dustwrappers are grubby and stained, old price label to front flaps, edge-worn.

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THROUGH THE FRENCH CANALS
Written by Philip Bristow.
Stock no. 2131913
Published by Nautical Publishing Company. 2nd 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nautical Canals of Europe Series. Red boards, gilt title. B/w photos. Second edition. ISBN: 0245509747. Foxing to outer page edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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THE GENERAL: CHARLES DE GAULLE AND THE FRANCE HE SAVED
Written by Jonathan Fenby.
Stock no. 1818598
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A magisterial, sweeping biography of one of the great leaders of the twentieth century and of the country with which he so identified himself. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781847373922. Includes relevant newspaper cuttings.

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THE UNIVERSAL SPIDER
Written by Philippe De Commynes; Paul Murray Kendall.
Stock no. 2131720
Published by Folio Society. 1973. Very good condition.

The Life of Louis XI of France. Blue spine with gilt titles. Colour photos. Spine is faded, with some wear. Slip case is unevenly faded with some nicks to corners.

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SAINT JOAN OF ARC
Written by Vita Sackville-West. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 1318358
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine and sword vignette to front. Blue maps to endpapers. Colour frontis. Woodcuts as chapter headers. Light damp spotting(?) to spine and corners of book but contents fine. Silver slipcase is scuffed and starting to split at top edge.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF PARIS
Written by Elisabeth De Stroumillo.
Stock no. 1318058
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Observers Series No. 94. Laminate Boards. With 8 colour plates and 57 b/w photographs. ISBN: 0723216304. Old price sticker (small) to rear cover. Covers slightly browned. Contents clean.

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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF THE WINES AND DOMAINES OF FRANCE
Written by Clive Coates.
Stock no. 1817979
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and detailed personal study of the wines of France. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour maps. 608 pages including index. ISBN: 0304354414. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Purple dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and has a few foxspots to verso.

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BLUE BLOOD A HISTORY OF GRAND PRIX RACING CARS IN FRANCE
Written by Serge Bellu.
Stock no. 2130111
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Warne's Transport Library. A year-by-year account of the history of all aspects of motor racing in France, the country that held the first Grand Prix race ever in 1906. Glazed boards. B/w photos and illustrations and a few in colour. ISBN: 0723222630. Spine is faded. Bumping to spine. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.

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WITH NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA 1812
Written by H.A. Vossler; Walter Wallich. Illustrated by Christian-Wilhelm Von Faber Du Faur.
Stock no. 2130040
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1970. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Diary of Lt. H.A. Vossler, a soldier of the Grand Army 1812-1813. Two tone lithographs. Pictorial boards. Some light wear along cover edges. Slip case is very good - some browning and a couple of small nicks at corners.

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FROM RUSSIA FRENCH AND RUSSIAN MASTER PAINTINGS 1870-1925
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817451
Published by Royal Academy of Arts. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.

From Moscow and St. Petersburg. Large format. Card wraps. Published to go along with the exhibition of the same title that showed at the Royal Academy of Arts, London 26th January - 18th of April 2008. ISBN: 9781905711161. Light scuffing to rear cover. Contents fine.

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