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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.
The Napoleonic Library series. From Stalemate to Victory. Black boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781848328471. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.
NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
Written by Philippe-Paul De Segur; J. David Townsend.
Stock no. 2132774
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A graphic account of a world-famous event, presenting in addition to the erosion of the Grand Army, a study of Napoleon's disintegration. Translated from the French by Townsend. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Endpapers are maps. 284 pages includes index. Very slight browning to top edge of front cover. Endpapers browned. Pages lightly browned. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Wrapper browned to rear panel, worn at edges with very slight loss.
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.
Nautical Canals of Europe Series. Red boards, gilt title. B/w photos. Second edition. ISBN: 0245509747. Foxing to outer page edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
THE GENERAL: CHARLES DE GAULLE AND THE FRANCE HE SAVED
Written by Jonathan Fenby.
Stock no. 1818598
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A magisterial, sweeping biography of one of the great leaders of the twentieth century and of the country with which he so identified himself. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781847373922. Includes relevant newspaper cuttings.
Observers Series No. 94. Laminate Boards. With 8 colour plates and 57 b/w photographs. ISBN: 0723216304. Old price sticker (small) to rear cover. Covers slightly browned. Contents clean.
BLUE BLOOD A HISTORY OF GRAND PRIX RACING CARS IN FRANCE
Written by Serge Bellu.
Stock no. 2130111
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1979. Very good condition.
Warne's Transport Library. A year-by-year account of the history of all aspects of motor racing in France, the country that held the first Grand Prix race ever in 1906. Glazed boards. B/w photos and illustrations and a few in colour. ISBN: 0723222630. Spine is faded. Bumping to spine. Foxing to outer page edges and some page margins.
FROM RUSSIA FRENCH AND RUSSIAN MASTER PAINTINGS 1870-1925
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817451
Published by Royal Academy of Arts. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition.
From Moscow and St. Petersburg. Large format. Card wraps. Published to go along with the exhibition of the same title that showed at the Royal Academy of Arts, London 26th January - 18th of April 2008. ISBN: 9781905711161. Light scuffing to rear cover. Contents fine.