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A BOOK OF THE RIVIERA

By: Baring-Gould, S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's, N.D.


Some pages uncut; A look at what the British visitor calls The Riviera, the French call the Cote d'Azur, and the Italians call Riviera di Ponente. No matter what you call it, it's a fine place to be! No date, circa 1920s; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

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A HAND-BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN FRANCE [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Murray, John

Price: $318.65

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1879


Both volumes show slight wear to extremities and slight weakening to binding, but are in quite nice shape overall. Volume one shows previous owner's name to first page; Many maps and plans with a folding map in rear pocket of volume one; 8vo; 410, 348 pages View more info

A LETTER FROM MR. BURKE IN ANSWER TO A MEMBER OF THE (FRENCH) NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ANSWER TO SOME OBJECTIONS TO HIS BOOK ON FRENCH AFFAIRS

By: Burke, Edmund

Price: $318.65

Publisher: Paris, J. Dodsley, 1791

Edition: Fifth Edition


Rebound in contemporary cloth. Ex-lib with inkstamps to front endpaper and first and last pages. Residue of checkout slip to rear endpaper. Tear to title page repaired; Back and forth on the role of government in revolutionary France ; 8vo; 74 pages View more info

A MINISTREL IN FRANCE

By: Lauder, Harry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hearst's International Library Co., 1918

Edition: First Edition


Previous owner's inscription to fep ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 338 pages View more info

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A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY

By: Sterne, Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Illustrated Editions Company, 1930


Boards very slightly bowed. Bookplate to front pastedown. Slight fraying to spine ends; Sentimental indeed! Author Sterne journeyed through France and Italy in 1765 and first published his saccharine account of the trip in 1768. Sadly Sterne died only three weeks after its original publication. Enjoy this later, affordable copy; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

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ALL MEN HAVE LOVED THEE A Song of France

By: Geyer, Harold C.

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, Richard R. Smith, 1941


Inkstamps to front endpaper, gift of American armed forces and Merchant Marine, possible ex-lib. Front hinge started. Closed tear to one page, unpaginated ; Articles, newspaper stories, poems, and illustrations (by the author) celebrating France at a time of crisis during the Occupation ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo View more info

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ALL THE BEST IN FRANCE

By: Clark, Sydney

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1952


Wear with open tears and dampstaining to DJ. Occasional underlining in text ; Originally written and published directly after WWII, this edition from five years later when much of France was returning to normal, which is pretty wonderful ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 365 pages View more info

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AMONG FRENCH INNS

By: Gibson, Charles

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Company, 1906


Hinges started. Inkstamp to front pastedown. Tissue guard to frontispiece creased with ink stains from previous owner's signatures, which are on the title page and slightly bled to the frontispiece ; A pilgrimage among French country inns, with dialogue and scenes involving composite characters of the sort one might have found travelling in those days; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 418 pages View more info

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ATLAS DES 20 ARRONDISSEMENTS DE PARIS

By: Defrenoy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, Girard, Barrere Et Thomas, 1946


Wear to extremities. Slight creasing and dampstaining to rear cover. Small closed tear to spine covering ; Detailed maps of all 20 arrondissements in Paris along with subway and bus information, for the immediate postwar period; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 115 pages View more info

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BRETAGNE

By: Joanne, P.

Price: $138.84

Publisher: Paris, Librarie Hachette, 1884


Staining to front board. Binding not tight; In French. Much contemporary advertising. With 6 maps and 4 plans. Possibly rebound ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 64,xix,365,92 pages View more info

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CAMARGUE

By: Droit, Michel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company, 1963


Boards bowed. DJ shows wear & chipping with tape repair ; The Camargue is a plain of wetlands and lagoons in the region of France south of Arles, bound by the Grand Rhone and the Petit Rhone river deltas. It has been protected as a national resource since 1927. Author Droit reflects upon the history and peoples of this ancient land, noting that one must leave behind one's accustomed ways and renounce hurrying and the mechanized life ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 117 pages View more info

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CANNES AND ITS SURROUNDINGS

By: Benecke, Amy M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Sons, 1908


Boards with mid rubbing to extremities. First and last few pages with moderate foxing. Very light occasional foxing throughout the book - not affecting text or illustrations ; Beautiful color illustrations matted on grey cardstock. Top edge gilt; 8vo View more info

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CAPTAIN OF INNOCENCE France & the Dreyfus Affair

By: Finkelstein, Norman H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Small closed tear to DJ; The Dreyfus affair has captivated and confounded observers for more than a century. Author Finkelstein separates fact from fiction to present us with the details; 8vo; 156 pages View more info

CASTLES AND CHATEAUX OF OLD NAVARRE AND THE BASQUE PROVINCES Including Also Foix, Roussillon and Bearn

By: Miltoun, Francis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Co., 1907


Spine faded. White lettering a bit faded, other pictorial cover decorations fine. Front hinge weakening, else internally fine; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 456 pages View more info

CASTLES AND CHATEAUX OF OLD TOURAINE AND THE LOIRE COUNTRY

By: Miltoun, Francis

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, L. C. Page & Co., 1906

Edition: First Edition


Spine a bit faded. Hinges started. Internally near fine with binding tight; Decorative boards with gilt pictorial design of a castle and gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. Numerous plates, mostly from ink drawings and one fold-out map. Index; 8vo; 347 pages View more info