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PARIS
Written by Hilaire Belloc.
Stock no. 2126487
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 4th 1919. Very good condition.

4th edition. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. With 7 maps and a frontispiece in photogravure. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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GRAHAM CLARKE'S GRAND TOUR
Written by Graham Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Clarke.
Stock no. 2126394
Published by Phaidon Press Limited. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 24 etchings, 15 watercolours and numerous drawings. A humourous look at the Grand Tour. ISBN: 0714825719. SIGNED by Graham Clarke, with dedication to previous owner on half-title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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TRAVELS THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Tobias Smollett.
Stock no. 2125942
1766. Good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Marbled boards. Containing observations on Character, Customs, Religion, Government, Police, Commerce, Arts, and Antiquities. With a particular description of the Town, Territory, and Climate of Nice: To which is added, A Register of the Weather, kept during a Residence of Eighteen Months in that City. Book has been sympathetically rebacked in contemporary style. New endpapers. Heavy wear and some chipping and loss to corners. Scuffing to marbled boards. Some browning to pages.

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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.

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THE VILLAS OF THE RIVIERA MAGNIFICENCE AND MAJESTY ON THE COTE D'AZAUR
Written by Shirley Johnston.
Stock no. 2125692
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. Stunning colour photographs throughout by Roberto Schezen. ISBN: 0500341672. Light wear along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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FRENCH RIVERIA THE 20S AND 30S
Written by Charles Bilas; Lucien Rosso.
Stock no. 1610676
Published by Telleri. 1st 1999. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w and colour photos. 30 selected locations between Hyeres and Menton, with more than 180 colour photographs. The history and architecture of The French Riveria in the 1920s and 1930s. ISBN: 2745000519. Edges of boards are discoloured. Front endpaper MISSING. Contents near fine.

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NAVIES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR: THE FRENCH NAVY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Henri Le Masson.
Stock no. 1816141
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1969. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Volumes one and two. Small oblong format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and sketches.

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WHERE TO WATCH BIRDS IN HOLLAND, BELGIUM & NORTHERN FRANCE
Written by Arnoud Van Den Berg; Dominique Lafontaine.
Stock no. 2124767
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Hamlyn Birdwatching Guides, published in association with BirdLife International. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0600579778. Pale fading to spine. Some wear to cover edges. Contents are excellent.

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THE BOUNTY SHIPS OF FRANCE
Written by Alan J. Villiers; Henri Picard.
Stock no. 1815421
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the French Cape Horn sailing ships. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850591023. Dustwrapper is price-cut and slightly faded to spine.

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ARISTIDE
Written by Robert Tibber. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Stock no. 2123957
Published by Hutchinson of London. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A story about a seaside adventure in France. Pictorial paper boards. Large format. Red decorated endpapers. Two-tone illustrations throughout. Unpaginated. Bumping to spine. wear along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; tape repairs to verso. A few scuff marks to wrapper.

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THE ANCIEN REGIME: A HISTORY OF FRANCE 1610-1774
Written by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie.
Stock no. 1815130
Published by Blackwell Publishers. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story of brilliance, order and sophistication, of supreme confidence and great achievement - that begins in uncertainty and ends in iconoclasm. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. vii and 586 pages including index. ISBN: 0631170286. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and scuffed.

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ART AND ARCHITECTURE IN FRANCE 1500-1700
Written by A. Blunt.
Stock no. 1815046
Published by Penguin Books. 4th 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

4th Edition. From the successive French invasions of Italy to the declining years of the 'Sun King' Anthony Blunt surveys in this volume the architecture, painting and sculpture of two centuries in which France seized the lead in Europe and Paris replaced Rome as the artistic capital. The Pelican History of Art series. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0140560041. Light page edge browning. Light scuffing to pictorial dustwrapper.

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