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Baudelaire and the Second Republic : Writing and Revolution

By Burton, Richard D. E.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Looks like a bit of coffee staining to top edge of text block and dj flaps, and at one spot along foredge. A few of pages have pencil underlinings. xv [ 2 ], 380 p. w/ footnoes, bibliography, indexes. A full study pf Baudelaire's actions reactions, and writings from February 1848 to December 1851, during a time of revolution and coup.

$80.00

Paris as Revolution : Writing the 19th Century City

By Ferguson, Priscilla Parkhurst

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 261 p. w/ endnotes, index, a few illus. A study of the idea of paris as a city of revolution and modernity on novels and guidebooks.

$45.00

Noble Power During the French Wars of Religion : the Guise Affinity and the Catholic Cause in Normandy

By Carroll, Stuart

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Dust jacket has a small nick at foredge. 298 p. w/ footnotes, maps, appendices, bibliography, index.

$45.00

The King's Debts : Finance and Politics in France 1589 - 1661

By Bonney, Richard

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. xviii, 344 p. w/ footnotes, appendices, select bibliography, index. A detailed history of the finances of the French state over 70 years, noting the importance of politics, government, and crisis such as the assassination of Henry IV and the Fronde on economic issues.

$35.00

Politics and the Parlement of Paris under Louis XV, 1754 - 1774

By Swann, Julian

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Paperback. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. ix (1), 390 p. w/ footnotes, bibliography, index. An examination of the growing, destructive conflict between crown and Parlement over the conduct of government in the reign of Louis XV, including a discussion of the events after de Maupeou ended Parlement up to its restoration by Louis XVI.

$25.00

Bonnets Rouges et Blancs Bonnets : la Politisation de la Campagne Catalane 1815 -1852

By Brunet, Michel

Canet, France: Editions Trabucaire, 2009. First edition. Trade Paperback Original. Very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 275 p. w/ footnotes, selected bibliography, index. A study of the peasants in the department of Pyranees-Orientalis and their gradual integration into the nation-state, looking at local issues vs national, Carlists and socialists, monarchists and republicans, and more.

$30.00

Family Dynasty, Revolutionary Society : the Cochins of Paris 1750 - 1922

By Winnie, Laurence H.

Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002. First edition. Hardcover in full cloth. Very Good. No dust jacket issued. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Letterhead note from the author laid in. 247 p. w/ illustrations, notes at end of chapters, chronology, bibliography, index. A study of the French Cochin family many decades, who produced merchants, historians, artists, social leaders, and political figures for over 150 years.

$30.00

Thomas-Robert Bugeaud : France and Algeria 1784 - 1849

By Sullivan, Anthony Thrall

Hamden CT: Archon Books, 1983. First American edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Octavo (standard size) . Slight wear to edgs and corners of dj and boards. Full page unsigned inscription from author to another professor on flyleaf. 216 p. w/ noted, index, and bibliographical essay. A look at Franco-Algerian relations though the lens of the life of Bugeaud, former soldier and later Governor General and Commander in Chief of French forces there from 1841 - 1847.

$60.00

Cinema Jean A. Mercier : Affiches 1926 - 1937 Volume 2. 30 Films 43 Affiches - 27 Maquettes

By Camard, Florence and Jean A. Mercier

Paris: Gallimard, 1995. First edition. Hardcover w/glossy pictorial boards. Very Good. Thin quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Slight scuffing to covers. 70 p. w/many color illustrations. An attractive book of numerous Mercier posters, with full page reproductions accompanied by smaler images of his own draft of the poster. Suprisingly uncommon.

$90.00

Juziers Pendant la Revolution, 1789-1795.

By Ozanne, Michel.

L'Imprimerie Fasse, 1989.. Trade Paperback. Good. Good softcover in blue wrapper. Wear and light rubbing along the edges of the covers with some scuffing. Stainmark on the front cover and wear along the spine also. Clean, unmarked text. 121 pages with notes and a few illustrations. Text of this work is in French.

$25.00

The Victory of the Marne: The Enemy's Onslaught-Order to Stand Firm-The Battle-Immediate Results-Historic Consequences.

By Madelin, Louis. Translated by Lilly M. Grove.

1917.. Pamphlet. Poor. First edition. Poor pamphlet in grey wrappers. Heavy browning to the edges of wrappers and pages. Some wear and small tears along edges and some scuffing to the covers. Pamphlet wrappers are partially detached from pamphlet itself along the spine. 64 pages with foldout map of battle and footnotes. A propaganda piece on the French victory in 1914 over the advancing Germans on the Marne.

$40.00

Empress Josephine.

By Knapton, Ernest John.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1963.. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Some light wear and rubbing along the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and a bump on the lower edge of the boards. Dj has wear and rubbing to the edges of the covers with some scuffing and foxing. Dj is also faded along the spine. Light foxing to page edges. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper. 359 pages with illustrations, genealogical tables, bibliographical essay, endnotes, and index. An interesting, scholarly biography of the Empress Josephine from her youth in the West Indies to her move to Paris and survival of the French Revolution to her marriage to Napoleon Bonaparte and endin gwith her divorce in 1810 and death in 1814.

$20.00