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That Sweet Enemy: britain and France, the History of a Love-Hate Relationship
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That Sweet Enemy: britain and France, the History of a Love-Hate Relationship

By Tombs, Robert and Isabelle

London: Pimlico, 2007. N.B. Small plain label to inside front cover. . Paperback. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$13.28

Interpreting the French Revolution
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Interpreting the French Revolution

By François Furet

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. N.B. Small plain label to inside front cover. Some creasing to corners. Letter J stamped on title page. . Reprint. Paperback. Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$16.60

Society in Crisis: France in the Sixteenth Century (University Paperbacks)
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Society in Crisis: France in the Sixteenth Century (University Paperbacks)

By J. H. M. Salmon

UK: Methuen, 1979. N.B. Small plain label to inside front cover. . Paperback. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.28

A Social History of Nineteenth Century France, 1815-1914 (Social history of Europe)
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A Social History of Nineteenth Century France, 1815-1914 (Social history of Europe)

By Roger Price

London: Hutchinson, 1987. N.B. Small plain label to inside front cover. Label residue to front D/J. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$39.83

France on the Brink: A Great Civilization Faces a New Century
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France on the Brink: A Great Civilization Faces a New Century

By Jonathan Fenby

New York: Arcade Publishing Inc., 1999. N.B. Small plain label to inside front cover. Scratch to spine. . Paperback. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.61

A Book of the Cevennes

By Baring Gould, S.

London: John Long, 1907. Binding a little loose.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$6.64

Picasso's Paris: Walking Tours of the Artist's Life in the City
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Picasso's Paris: Walking Tours of the Artist's Life in the City

By Ellen Williams

New York: Little Bookroom, 1999. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.97

Paris: A Literary Companion

By Ian Littlewood

London: John Murray, 1987. First Edition. Paperback. Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.97

Carnival in Romans: Mayhem and Massacre in a French City
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Carnival in Romans: Mayhem and Massacre in a French City

By Ladurie, Emmanuel Le Roy

London, United Kingdom: Phoenix, 2003. The city of Romans, in what was once the province of Dauphine in southern France, was the scene each year of a colourful and animated Mardi gras carnival. In 1580, the winter festivities were especially lively; they degenerated into a bloody ambush. While costumed craftsmen and peasants mimed and danced their uprising in the streets, and notables and bourgeoisie hurried from banquets to balls in their ostentatious finery, Jean Serve-Paumier, master craftsman, draper, and leader of the popular party was assassinated and his friends and supporters beaten and pursued by the hired mob of Judge Antoine Guerin, leader of the most reactionary and inflexible part of the ruling party. More than a cruel incident, this particular Carnival night marked the intersection of an urban movement and even larger rural stirrings. Perhaps it even presaged the Revolution of 1789. Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie marshals a wealth of evidence and reveals the town of Romans as a microcosm of the political and religious antagonisms that were tearing through 16th-century France. First published in 1979. 434pp. . Paperback. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.28

Paris on the Eve 1900-1914

By Vincent Cronin

London: Collins, 1989. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.61

The French Revolution in Three Volumes

By Carlyle, Thomas

London: Chapman & Hall, 1905. Three Volume Set from the Centenary Edition .Priced for the set.Slight spotting to endpapers.Blue Cloth.Some pages uncut.. Centenary Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$79.66

The Flaneur: A Stroll through the Paradoxes of Paris (Writer and the City)

By White, Edmund

London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2001. First Edition. First Edition. Cloth. Like New/Like New. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$13.28

France in 1802

By Sykes, J. A. C.

London: Heinemann, 1906. Small bookseller's label and foyles label and bookplate on front pastedown.. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.28

La Commune de 1871

By Tales, C.

Paris: Librairie Du Travail, 1924. Preface by Leon Trotsky.. First Edition. Paperback. Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.28

Little-known Museums in and Around Paris
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Little-known Museums in and Around Paris

By Kaplan, Rachel

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1996. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.96

Paris: Capital of the World
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Paris: Capital of the World

By Higonnet, Patrice

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2002. 2 Pagews slightly creased.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Like New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$23.90

The Hollow Years : France in the 1930s
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The Hollow Years : France in the 1930s

By Weber, Eugen

London: Sinclair Stevenson, 1996. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.96

The Threshold of Terror : The Last Hours of the Monarchy in the French Revolution
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The Threshold of Terror : The Last Hours of the Monarchy in the French Revolution

By Allen, Rodney

Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 1999. The French Revolution of 1789 did not set out to end the French monarchy. It aimed to create liberal constitutional government, with the king continuing to be responsible for national administration. This objective was believed to have been attained by the establishment of the Constitution of September 1791. However, radicals were not satisfied and France's declaration of war against Austria in April 1792 enhanced fears of counter-revolution led by aristocratic emigre forces based in Coblenz. Although the king tried to distance himself from the aristocratic faction, radical politicians agitated increasingly against the monarchy. On the fateful day of the 10th August 1792, Louis XVI was abandoned by the constitutionalists, and only the Swiss Guards, reacting autonomously to an impossible situation, made a real effort to protect him. The chain of events following the fall of the king led to the September Massacres and, for two years, a regime of growing political terror led to hundreds of thousands perishing as a result of the guillotine, mass executions and civil war. Of longer-term consequence was the undermining of political legitimacy in France which established a fertile ground for political upheaval, which may be argued to have continued as far as the student rebellion of 1968. The high drama of the crucial 24 hours in Paris from the afternoon of 9th August offers the unity of time and place of classical tragedy. The author describes in detail what happened, through a careful analysis of eye-witness accounts, official minutes of institutions and journalists' reports. The stories of how a number of witnesses escaped death and succeeded in leaving France give added human interest. 248pp.. Reprint. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.60

Sketches Here and There

By C.P.A

London: The Chiswick Press, 1876. One of a 150 copies published c.1876.106pp.,some spotting,slight rubbing to spine and corners,slight ink mark top of front board.. Limited Edition. Cloth/Gilt. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.61