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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.
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.
REMINISCENCES OF BERLIN DURING THE FRANCO-GERMAN WAR OF 1870-71
Written by Shephard Thomas Taylor.
Stock no. 1320183
Published by Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. 1st 1885. Very good condition.
Red cloth with gilt titles and black vignettes. 335 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to spine. Some foxing to contents.
FRENCH AIR SERVICE WAR CHRONOLOGY 1914-1918
Written by Frank W. Bailey; Christophe Cony.
Stock no. 1320180
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Day-to-day claims and losses by French fighter, bomber and two-seat pilots on the Western Front. 327 pages. B/w photos. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1902304349. Spine bumped at top and tail. Neat name in biro to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is lightly edge creased and there is some slight evidence of label being removed from front flap.
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.
WITH NAPOLEON IN RUSSIA: THE ILLUSTRATED MEMOIRS OF FABER DU FAUR, 1812
Written by Christian-Wilhelm Von Faber Du Faur; Jonathan North. Illustrated by Christian-Wilhelm Von Faber Du Faur.
Stock no. 1820863
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The invasion of Russia by Napoleon as recorded and illustrated by Faber Du Faur. Edited and translated by North. Large oblong format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1853674540. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased across top edge.
A PORTION OF THE JOURNAL KEPT BY THOMAS RAIKES, ESQ. FROM 1831 TO 1847 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Thomas Raikes.
Stock no. 2134129
Published by Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans & Roberts. 1858. Almost very good condition.
Brown leather covers, raised bands to spines, gilt titles. Comprising Reminiscences of Social and Political Life in London and Paris During That Period. New edition, In Two Volumes. Raikes was best known in London as a dandy. He spent much of his time there in the fashionable clubs of the West End. Raikes' journal is notable for containing the memoirs of a man who counted among his friends some of the most influential men of his day. Some rubbing/wear to spines and cover edges; a little loss to top layer of leather in places. A few scuffs to covers. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Volume I - the front endpaper is nearly detached, but still present. Inscriptions in ink to prelim pages of volume I. Volume II has damp marks to top of page edges of prelims. Foxing to both books.
LES UNIFORMES DU PREMIER EMPIRE: LA GARDE IMPERIALE TROUPES A CHEVAL
Written by Commandant Bucquoy.
Stock no. 1820722
Published by Jacques Grancher. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Text in FRENCH. Text block browned. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned at edges. Cigarette odour present.
LES UNIFORMES DU PREMIER EMPIRE: ETAT-MAJOR ET SERVICES DE SANTE
Written by Commandant Bucquoy.
Stock no. 1820719
Published by Jacques Grancher. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour illustrations. Text in FRENCH. Text block browned. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned across top edge. Cigarette odour present.
Comprising the rambles, sprees, and amours, of Dick Wildfire, of Corinthian celebrity, and his Bang-up companion, Squire Jenkins and Captain O'Shuffleton; with the whimsical adventures of the Halibut family; including sketches of variety of other eccentric characters in the French Metropolis. Full calf binding, raised bands to spine and gilt tooling, gilt title in title block. Marbled endpapers. 21 hand coloured plates representing scenes from real life, 22 wood engravings to text. All edges gilt. Front board DETACHED. Spine rubbed. Boards a little scratched but still bright. Free front endpaper part detached from bottom. All plates present and bright, foxing to margins of plates, browning to tissue guards. Contents are tight.
BATTLE FOR PARIS 1815: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE FIGHTING AFTER WATERLOO
Written by Paul L. Dawson.
Stock no. 1820486
Published by Frontline Books. 1st 2019. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781526749277. Cigarette odour present.
THE OMNIBUS BOX: BEING DIGRESSIONS AND ASIDES ON SOCIAL AND THEATRICAL LIFE IN LONDON AND PARIS, 1830-1850
Written by Mark Edward Perugini.
Stock no. 2134003
Published by Jarrolds Publishers. 1933. Good condition.
Red cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Fading to spine, which also has a little fraying to cloth. Marks and scuffing to covers. Inscribed by Author to a previous owner (Not Fully SIGNED by); To Harry with love from his old pal - the author, Mark' 22nd May 1933. Some foxing throughout.