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image of De Expugnatione Lyxbonensi; The Conquest of Lisbon. Edited from the unique manuscript in Corpus Christie College, Cambridge, with a translation into English

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1936. Hardcover. xii, 201p., publisher's ads, just three illustrations (on inserted coated stock), hardbound in 9x6 inch green buckram boards spine-titled in black small-font, a very good copy: sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Le Mur de Gainsbourg: cinquante-six photographies de Samuel Tastet ponctuées à l'avant d'un texte du même ci-après nommé le mur d'amour, réhaussées en final par Mariana Marin avec le mur et la loi, en roumain originellement écrit puis en français par l'auteur traduit composent cet hommage intime ainsi rêve

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Paris: Samuel Testet Editeur, 1992. Paperback. [54]p., french-fold wraps, 6.25x9.5 inches, chiefly illus. with black and white photos, very good condition. Text in French. Photographs of the outside of Serge Gainsbourg's house in Paris, which is covered in grafitti paying tribute to him.
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£11.00
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Jesuit and Savage in New France

by Kennedy, J. H.

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Published
1950
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£11.00

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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1950. Hardcover. 206pp., fold out map of French North America at rear. Red boards. Ex-library showing dulling to gilt lettering on spine, library book plate on inside of front cover with a "withdrawn" stamp, library pocket to rear pastedown endpaper. Library stamps to page edges. Overall, about good, no dj.
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the Devil's Anarchy

by Snelders, Stephen

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Published
2005
ISBN
9781570271618
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£8.80

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Brooklyn: Autonomedia, 2005. Paperback. 212p., digest size, glossy illustrated wrap upper right corner which is slightly bumped, else in good condition. "Pirate culture as radical social organization: a salty picture of anarchic pirate life, liberated, pleasurable and violent. Examining piracy as limited social rebellion, The Devil's Anarchy travels from Hollywood pirate-as-hero to the true accounts of two great Dutch… Read more
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Les Plans de Paris: des origines (1493) à la fin du XVIIIe siècle

by Boutier, Jean; with the collaboration of Jean-Yves Sarazin and Marine Sibille

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Published
2002
ISBN
9782717722307
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£109.98

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Paris: Bibliothèque National de France, 2002. Hardcover. 430p., cloth-covered boards, 8.5x11.5 inches, illus., maps, very good condition in like dj. Text in French.
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image of Les Voyages du Sieur de Champlain Xaintongeois, Capitaine ordinaire pour le Roy, en la marine [&c &c]

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Readex Microprint, 1966. Hardcover. Unpaginated preliminaries (two-page foreword), the "Voyages" in photo-facsimile (reproduced well), scattered woodcut illustrations and period maps reproduced throughout: 325, unpaginated table of contents, 52p. appended material from the period, hardbound in the ugly Readex casing, a presentable copy (no markings or soil) that crackles a little as one opens front cover. On close inspection we… Read more
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The Voyages of Jacques Cartier

by Bigger, H. P., B. Lit

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Published
1924
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£11.00

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Ottawa: Public Archives of Canada, 1924. Paperback. xiv, 330, illustrated, with fold out maps, some in color, rear wrap is missing, cover wrap is toned along edges with scribbling along top edge and is showing wear for this first edition. Edge and shelf wear is evident, else in readable condition. Public Archives of Canada No. 11.
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Siam and the West, 1500-1700

by Van der Cruysse, Dirk; translated by Michael Smithies

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Published
2002
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9789747551570
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£29.33

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Chiang Mai, Thailand: Silkworm Books, 2002. Paperback. xviii, 565p. + [10]p. of plates, wraps, very good condition. First published as Louis XIV et Siam in 1991.
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image of Voiage de Siam, du Pere Bouvet, precede d'une introduction avec une biographie et une bibliographie de son auteur

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Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1963. Hardcover. cxxi, 157p. illustrated with a few period facsimiles on inserted stock, a handsome hardbound with presswork on not-quite alkaline paperstock, hence mild flecks of foxing to top edge and to titlepage. Red cloth boards gilt, 9.5x7.2 inches. Sound and square, completely clean and unmarked except for the spots of foxing, a very good copy.… Read more
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image of The Siamese Memoirs of Count Claude de Forbin 1685-1688. Introduced and edited by Michael Smithies

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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 1997. Paperback. [xii], 190p., illustrated with numerous period facsimiles, portraits, sites and maps, softbound, a paperback in 8x5.5 inch glossy decorated wraps. Alkaline paperstock, savvy book design, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked.
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987. Hardcover. x, 192p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, illus., very good first edition in like dj.
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Union Sacrée, 1914-193..

by Rosmer, Alfred and Helene Modiano; preface by Marcel Martinet

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Published
1936
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£18.33

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Paris: Spartacus, 1936. Pamphlet. 64p., wraps, 5.25x7 inches, lightly worn, top corner of pp20-26 dog-eared else good condition. Text in French. Rosmer's section is excerpted from his book "Le Mouvement Ouvrier Pendant La Guerre (De L'Union Sacrée a Zimmerwald)." Serie Nouvelle No. 2. The Union Sacrée was a pact in which sections of the French workers' movement… Read more
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image of The Diary of Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon) Thai Ambassador to France June-July 1686

The Diary of Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon) Thai Ambassador to France June-July 1686

by Kosa Pan (Ok-Phra Wisut Sunthon)

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2002
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9789747551587
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£13.20

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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2002. Paperback. [xii], 76p., illustrated with a half-dozen period portraits &c and a modern line map, softbound, a paperback in 9x6 inch glossy decorated wraps. Alkaline paperstock, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. On Kosa Pan's return, a change in kingship brought wholesale torture and massacre, which he did not… Read more
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image of Histoire et description de La Basse Cochinchine (pays de Gia-Dinh) traduites pour la premiere fois, d'apres le texte chinois original, par G. Aubaret, capitaine de fregate. Publiees par ordre de S. Exc. le comte de Chasseloup-Laubat, ministre de la marine et des colonies

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Farnborough UK / Paris: Gregg International Publishers Limited / Imprimerie Imperiale, 1863. Hardcover. Photo-reproduction, very clear with an enormous folded map bound in at the back. Ex-library with a prominently displayed "withdrawn" stamp and a "loan stack" note to copyright page. There are no external numerals or other add-ons, no pockets, and very little sign of use. Front free… Read more
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image of The Chevalier de Chaumont and the Abbe de Choisy:  Aspects of the Embassy to Siam 1685, being Alexandre de Chaumont: Relation of the Embassy to Siam 1685, and Francois-Timoleon de Choisy: Memoranda on religion and commerce in Siam, and, Reflections on the Embassy to Siam.  Edited and in part translated by Michael Smithies. [Line drawings by Jacques Dumarcay, consultant architect of the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient]

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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 1997. Paperback. ix, 216p., softbound, a paperback in 8x6 inch glossy decorated wraps, furnished with modern line drawings as called for. Alkaline paperstock, a nice item in unmolested condition: perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. FYI, de Choisy was a cross-dresser, a factoid that survived our memoirists' discretion.
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image of How to Enjoy Paris and the Fashionable Resorts

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New York: Bretano's Inc, 1931. Paperback. 314, [2]p., wraps, 5x7.25 inches, illus., wraps worn, spine creased, top edge foxed else good condition. Orginally published in 1921 as "Introduction à Vie de Paris." Cover subtitle: 1930-1931, A Friendly Guidebook.
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image of French Odysseys; Greece in French Travel Literature from the Renaissance to the Romantic Era

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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. Hardcover. xiii, 345p., includes a small section of period illustrations in b&w (poorly reproduced), hardbound in green cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. Book itself is faintly edgeworn with a touch of crimping to top and tail rims, dj looks unmolested in its clear brodart cover, no markings or… Read more
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Ce que nous entendons par "liberté de l'amour

by Armand, E. [Ernest-Lucien Juin]

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Published
1934
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£22.00

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Orléans: L'en Dehors, 1934. Paperback. [8]p. including covers, wraps, 4.25x5.5 inches, leaves unopened, ex-library with "withdrawn" stamp on one page, lightly toned along edges else good condition. Text in French. Supplement to "L'en Dehors" No. 272, mi-julliet 1934. Supplement No. 11. Armand was a prominent French individualist anarchist and proponent of free love.
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image of Fleurs de Solitude et Points de Repère: Idéalisme et Réalisme mêlés.  Préface de Gérard de Lacaze-Duthiers

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Lille, France: Edition de "Mercure de Flandre, 1926. Paperback. 183p., wraps, 5.75x9 inches, frontispiece portrait of Armand, illus., wraps foxed and edgeworn, wraps beginning to separate from pages else good condition. Text in French. Collection of essays on philosophy, science, love and sexuality, art and literature, and much more. Armand was a prominent French individualist anarchist and… Read more
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Iniziazione Individualista Anarchica

by Armand, Emile [pseudonym of [Ernest-Lucien Juin Armand]; foreword by Ugo Fedeli

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Published
1956
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£73.32

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Firenze: Amici Italiani di Armand, 1956. Paperback. xv, 566p., french-fold wraps, 6x8.25 inches, frontispiece portrait of Armand, wraps worn and soiled, pages lightly toned else very good condition with errata slip laid in. Text in Italian. Originally published in French as "L'Initiation Individualiste Anarchiste." Armand was a prominent French individualist anarchist and proponent of free love. … Read more
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