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The Mind and Method of History's Greatest Soldier. Every campaign and battle which Napoleon personally conducted. xliii + 1172 pages. B/w illustrations + 73 maps specially drawn for this book and 7 maps reproduced from original engravings. ISBN: 0297748300. 2nd impression of the fisrt edition. Previous owner's address ink stamped to front pastedown. Text block browned. Front joint worn but not cracked. Green dustwrapper is heavily creased and edge-worn with a few closed tears and small chips. Cigarette odour present.
MONTAILLOU: CATHARS AND CATHOLICS IN A FRENCH VILLAGE 1294-1324
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie; Barbara Bray.
Stock no. 1821543
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.
Translated by Barbara Bray. Red pictorial cloth with gilt and black titles. Colour illustrations. Top edge red. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing.
With a new introduction by the authors. blue cloth spine and rear board, white title to spine. Front board has large photographic onlay. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which if faintly scuffed.
Written by Jules Richard. Illustrated by Edouard Detaille.
Stock no. 2134520
Published by Waxtel & Hasenauer. 1st USA 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An Illustrated History of the French Army 1790-1885. Large format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Text in English. ISBN: 0963255800. A few small knocks to spine. Wrapper is faded to spine.
Biography of a French nobleman. Introduced by John Julius Norwich. Black cloth spine with gilt title, pictorial paper boards. Colour illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little scuffed.
Red cloth with gilt title and decoration. Introduced by John Burnside. Superb colour plates. Some light rubbing to cover edges. Contained in publisher's burgundy slipcase which is slightly scuffed at edges.
Translated and with an Introduction and Notes by Eileen Power. Green cloth. Colour pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates. A treatise on moral and domestic economy by a citizen of Paris c1393. Spine slightly faded. Text block slightly dust stained. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly stained.
The Oxford Library of The World's Great Books. Burgundy cloth spine with raised bands and gilt titles & decoration. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt tooling decoration. Marbled Endpapers. Red ribbon page marker. Colour illustrations. All edges gilt.
Blue cloth, silver title to spine and sword vignette to front. Blue maps to endpapers. Colour frontis. Woodcuts as chapter headers. Spine lightly faded. A couple of small marks to front cover. Contained in publisher's sliver slipcase which is scuffed.
A journal of the events of 1870-1871. Pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine browned. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is grubby and fading at edges.
The Journal of Madame De La Tour Du Pin. Edited and translated by Harcourt. Purple cloth, gilt decorations. B/w illustrations. 345 pages. Spine lightly faded. Pale browning to prelims and last few pages. Contained in worn publisher's slipcase which is browned and bumped at corners.
ARMIES OF 1812 VOLUME 1: THE FRENCH ARMY
Written by Otto Von Pivka.
Stock no. 1820878
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A penetrating insight into the Grande Armee of 1812. The main section is devoted to the uniforms and flags of the French Army and its foreign allies. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 0850592747. Very light browning to endpapers. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is neatly covered with clear laminate.