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THE HISTORY OF THE REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V
Written by William Robertson.
Stock no. 1828342
Published by Jones & Co. 1829. Good condition.

Red cloth. B/w frontis and title page. 1" cut from top edge of title page. Some foxing, a few grubby marks & pale damp marks to contents. Frontis detached. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Large name & date written in colour pencil (lilac) rear endpaper. Covers grubby/scuffed and unevenly faded. Spine browned.

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NAPOLEON'S MARSHALS
Written by David G. Chandler.
Stock no. 1828335
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Careers of the key 26 French military commanders who formed the Napoleonic Marshalate. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0297791249. Reprint. Text block just a little grubby. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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FRENCH CRUISERS 1922-1956
Written by John Jordan; Jean Moulin. Illustrated by Jean Blade.
Stock no. 1828194
Published by Seaforth. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A blend of technical and historical analysis. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781848321335. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly faded to spine.

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CASSIEN.... AND BEYOND
Written by Steve Briggs.
Stock no. 1327502
Published by Freebird Publishing. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Success in Cassien opened up a whole new world of possibilities and Steve was quick to grasp the opportunity to travel around the world and to other great waters in search of big carp. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 365 pages. Packed full of colour photos. ISBN: 9780956249715. Spine slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly creased at edges.

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HILL-FORTS OF NORTHERN FRANCE
Written by Mortimer Wheeler; Katherine M. Richardson.
Stock no. 1827725
Published by The Society of Antiquaries. 1st 1957. Very good condition.

Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London No. XIX. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, illustrations and plans, some fold-out. Spine slightly faded. Text block lightly browned. A few minor foxspots and light browning to endpapers. Else contents clean.

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TURNER IN THE ALPS: THE JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE & SWITZERLAND IN 1802
Written by David Hill. Illustrated by J.M.W. Turner.
Stock no. 1827684
Published by George Philip. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the most important tour Turner made, the author has travelled through the Alps in Turner's footstpes and vividly recreated the artist's journey, using Turner's sketchbooks and the writings of contemporaries including Byron and Shelley. A fascinating mixture of art, history and travel. Large, oblong format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations, colour photos. ISBN: 0540012513. Small white mark to rear board. Tiny nick to lower edge of pages 59/60 and 61/62 (extremely minor). Else contents are fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at top of spine and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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SMALL BOAT IN SOUTHERN FRANCE
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by David Knight.
Stock no. 1827490
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This is the ninth volume of the author's enterprising travels through the waterways of Europe. The author's boat Commodore surges swiftly down the Rhone towards the marshes of the Camargue and the Mediterranean. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Vertical edge of front board has tape from top to tail folded from front to front pastedown inside. Remains of a bookplate to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a minor nick to lower front edge of spine, a small glue stain to publisher name on spine else lovely. Musty odour present.

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FRENCH EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PAINTING
Written by David Wakefield.
Stock no. 1826065
Published by Gordon Fraser Gallery. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0860920488. Heavy knock to top of boards, both front and rear board. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned, scuffed and has a couple of scratches to rear panel.

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CHARDIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 1826063
Published by Royal Academy of Arts; The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1st thus 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. To accompany exhibition during 2000. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0900946830. Corners of covers lightly rubbed. Top edge of text block and front cover slightly nicked (minor) and text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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VALENTINE AND ORSON THE TWIN KNIGHTS OF FRANCE
Written by S.R. Littlewood. Illustrated by Florence Mary Anderson.
Stock no. 1325408
Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

Retold from the original. Green cloth, pictorial onlay to front cover. B/w endpapers. Colour plates and b/w chapter headers and tailpieces. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Rear cover is lightly marked. Light page browning and fingering. A couple of pages are creased with small margin tears.

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TERRITORIAL AMBITIONS AND THE GARDENS OF VERSAILLES
Written by Chandra Mukerji.
Stock no. 1825209
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

An original and important contribution to cultural sociology. Cardwraps. 393 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780521599589. Cardcover corners lightly rubbed, tiny knock to vertical edge of rear cover. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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TERRITORIAL AMBITIONS AND THE GARDENS OF VERSAILLES
Written by Chandra Mukerji.
Stock no. 1324892
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

An original and important contribution to cultural sociology. Cardwraps. 393 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780521599589. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine. Contents clean.

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