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PARIS IN THE THIRD REICH
Written by David Pryce-Jones.
Stock no. 1816924
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour and b/w photos. A history of the German occupation of Paris 1940-1944. ISBN: 0002166453. Browning to endpapers and text block. Red pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with repairs to verso with sellotape, slightly faded to spine.
THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY AND THE NORMAN INVASION
Written by Lewis Thorpe; William Of Poitiers.
Stock no. 2128748
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.
Red cloth spine, dark blue patterned boards, gilt title. Colour illustrations. Spine is a little faded with some spotting. Slip case is very good - a bit of chipping to a couple of corners.
THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON (3 VOLUMES)
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 2128322
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
Pictorial covers with black title labels to spine; gilt title. Covers period of 1793 - 1815. One corner of Volume III has tiny nick. Light bumping and wear to tops of a couple of spines. Contents are fine. Slip case is very good - some grubby marks.
THE WATERLOO CAMPAIGN
Written by Napoleon Bonaparte.
Stock no. 2128211
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1957. Very good condition.
Burgundy cloth, gilt titles and decorations to front cover and spine. B/w illustrations. 158 pages. Spine is faded. Endpapers are browned. Slip case is very good; some bumping and foxing.
PARIS UNDER SIEGE
Written by Joanna Richardson.
Stock no. 2128203
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1982. Nearly fine condition.
A journal of the events of 1870-1871. Pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Light wear to spine edges. Slip case has a few grubby marks.
THE GOODMAN OF PARIS
Written by Eileen Power.
Stock no. 2128196
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Fine condition.
Green cloth. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates. A treatise on moral and domestic economy by a citizen of Paris c1393. Slip case has a few small marks.
SAINT JOAN OF ARC
Written by Vita Sackville-West. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 2128195
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1995. Nearly fine condition.
Blue cloth, silver title to spine and sword vignette to front. Blue maps to endpapers. Colour frontis. Woodcuts as chapter headers. Slip case has a few knocks to corners and some scuff marks.
Written by Duff Cooper.
Stock no. 1816688
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2010. Fine condition.
Biography of a French nobleman. Black cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in fine condition.
THE NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by Gunther E. Rothenberg.
Stock no. 2125889
Published by Cassell & Co.. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0304352675. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.
MONTAILLOU CATHARS AND CATHOLICS IN A FRENCH VILLAGE 1294-1324
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie; Barbara Bray.
Stock no. 2125791
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.
Red pictorial cloth with gilt and black titles. Colour illustrations. Slip case is better than very good; a few light marks.
THE HOUSE OF GUISE
Written by Henry Dwight Sedgwick.
Stock no. 1816203
Published by The Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1st 1938. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Full of life, movement color, pages both urbane and exciting, pages at once picturesque and very provocative. An authentic history but also a first-class literary achievement. Red cloth boards, gilt titles to spine and black title block. B/w plates. Top edge gilt. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.
FROM THE CRUSADES TO THE FRENCH REVOLUTION A HISTORY OF THE LA TREMOILLE FAMILY
Written by Winifred Stephens.
Stock no. 2125590
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1913. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth, gilt title to spine, small vignette to front cover. B/w plates. Some fading to spine. A few marks to covers. Bumping. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. Underlining in pencil to some text.