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PIERRE & MARIE THE STORY OF THE REAL FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN
Written by Pauline Page-Jones.
Stock no. 2132312
Published by Pauline Page-Jones. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The true story of the romance between a Napoleonic prisoner-of-war and a local Welsh girl. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. 83 pages.

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NAPOLEON AND JOSEPHINE THE RISE OF THE EMPIRE
Written by William Geer.
Stock no. 1318663
Published by Brentano's. 1st USA 1924. Good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. 395 pages, top edge gilt. B/w plates. Spine bumped, faded and browned. Creases in cloth to rear cover. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Misprint to pages 315/316 where there was an error in the binding process (lower corner of the page was folded over. Some pencil annotations. Small closed edge tear to one page, some pages are unopened.

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VICHY LAW AND THE HOLOCAUST IN FRANCE
Written by Richard H. Weisberg.
Stock no. 1818906
Published by New York University Press. 1998. Fine condition.

Raising fundamental and disturbing questions about the ease with which democratic legal systems can be subverted. Pictorial glazed boards. ISBN: 0814793029. Second printing.

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THE UNFREE FRENCH: LIFE UNDER THE OCCUPATION
Written by Richard Vinen.
Stock no. 1818904
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

How the Occupation seeped into everyone's lives, bringing to life the fear and the moral nightmares of this world - a world emptied of young men, of shortages, desperate compromises, racism and violence. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713994967.

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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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RESISTANCE: MEMOIRS OF OCCUPIED FRANCE
Written by Agnes Humbert.
Stock no. 1818456
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

'A vivid and terrifying account of the early days of the French Resistance to the Nazi regime, and an all-too-rare glimpse of the appalling lot of its slave workers.' Cream boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780747595977. Top edge of text block browned. White pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and creased to rear panel.

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THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY AND THE NORMAN INVASION
Written by Lewis Thorpe; William Of Poitiers.
Stock no. 1318482
Published by Folio Society. 4th 1981. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine, dark blue patterned boards, gilt title. Colour illustrations. Tiny scratch mark to top edge of front cover. Contents clean. Slipcase is slightly faded around edges.

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DANTON THE GENTLE GIANT OF TERROR
Written by David Lawday.
Stock no. 1318398
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The personalities and associations that inspired and fuelled the Revolution. Black boards, silver title to spine. 294 pages. B/w plates. ISBN: 9780224079891. Top of spine is bumped. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at spine and corners and has a small scuff mark to middle of front panel.

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VOICES OF THE FOREIGN LEGION
Written by Adrian Gilbert.
Stock no. 1318397
Published by Skyhorse Publishing. 1st 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the world's most famous fighting corps. Cream boards, gilt title to spine. 228 pages. ISBN: 9781616080327. Top of spine is bumped. Name and date in pencil to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is just lightly rubbed at edges.

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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 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.

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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.

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