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Anne d'Acadie : roman historique

By: DUCLUZEAU, Jeanne

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions d'Acadie Ltée, Moncton, N.-B., 1984, ISBN:2760001008:

Seller ID: 96559


DUCLUZEAU, Jeanne. Anne d'Acadie : roman historique. (Moncton, N.B.) : Edtons d'Acadie, (1984). Pp [1]-260,(4). 8vo, illustrated blue and white card covers. "L'héroine de ce roman, la jeune et belle Anne babin, n'avait que cinq ans au moment du "Grand Derangement." Déportés par les Anglais en 1755, des miliers d'Acadiens se réfugièrent à l'étranger. Anne d'Acadie raconte l'histoire de ceux qui furent accuellis à Chatellerault, en France, en attendant la construction des fermes promises par Louis XV. (from the back cover). Text in French. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Another Kind of Courage : Stories of the UK-Based Walrus Air-Sea Rescue Squadrons. 1st UK in dj.

By: FRANKS, Norman L.R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens Limited, London, 1994, ISBN:1852604417:

Seller ID: 77500


FRANKS, Norman L.R. Another Kind of Courage : Stories of the UK-Based Walrus Air-Sea Rescue Squadrons. London: Patrick Stephens Limited, (1994). FirstUK Printing. Pp. (4),[1]-232, including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue clo th with gilt lettering to spine. "It was not glamorous, or beautiful, but for downed airmen adrift in the seas around the United Kingdom during the Second World War, the sight and sound of the Walrus seaplane were as preciousas the gift of life itself. As they were hoisted aboard and flown back to dry land, they knew that the 'Shagbat' and its crew had enabled them to ... View more info

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Antiquaires. US in dj.

By: GAILLEMIN, Jean-Louis HAMANI, Laziz.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Assouline, 2000,:

Seller ID: 39134


GAILLEMIN, Jean-Louis. Antiquaires : The Finest Antique Dealers in Paris. Photographs by Laziz Hamani. (NY): Assouline, [2000]. Pp 230. 4to, grey boards. Vg in dj. 70.00 View more info

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Antique Furniture of Quebec : Four Centuries of Furniture Making. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LESSARD, Michel.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2002, ISBN:0771046707: 2002

Seller ID: 99693

ISBN: 0771046707


LESSARD, Michel. Antique Furniture of Quebec : Four Centuries of Furniture Making. Translated by Jane Macaulay and Alison McGain, assisted by Benjamin Waterhouse. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (2002). First Printing. Pp [ 1]-543,(1). Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated orange and cream glossy paper-covered boards. Michel Lessard (b. 1942, Sorel, Québec).“Antique Furniture of Québec brings together hundreds of sumptuous full-colour photographs and an authoritative text by Michael Lessard that together describe every phase in the history o... View more info

Apologie pour l'Histoire or Métier d'Historien.

By: BLOCH, Marc.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Librairie Armand Colin, Paris, 1949,:

Seller ID: 94217


BLOCH, Marc. Apologie pour l'Histoire or Métier d'Historien. Paris : Librairie Armand Colin, 1949. Pp [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-110,(4). 8vo, brown printed card covers. Cahiers des Annales No. 3. Contents : 1. L'histoire, Les Hommes et Le Temps (Le Choix de L'historien - L'histoire et Les Hommes - Le Temps Historique - L'idole des Origines – Des limites de l'actuel et de l'inactuel– Comprendre le présent par le passé – Comprendre le passé par le présent) . 2. L'Observation Historique (Caractères Généraux de L'observation Historique - Les Témoignages - La Transmission des Témoignages). 3... View more info

Archaeology of Contact in Settler Societies. First Edition, Paperback

By: MURRAY, Tim, (ed.) KLIMKO, Olga DELGADO, James P. ACHESON, Steven

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press,, Cambridge , 2004, ISBN:0521796822:

Seller ID: 114947


HUNTER, John, and Ian RALSTON, (eds.). The Archaeology of Britain : An Introduction from Earliest Times to the Twenty-first Century. Second Edition. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (2004). Pp (4),v-xviii,1-454,(8). Some illustrations, diagrams, tables in the text. Maps. 8vo, photo-illustrated black & yellow cardcovers, lettered in white, black spine, yellow and white lettering to spine.. "Several decades of research into the archaeologyof contact in North America have laid the foundations for the global explo ration of the archaeology of European colonization. It is significant, ... View more info

Archipelago. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: RIO, Michel SAFIR, Margery Arent, trans.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Pantheon, New York, 1989,:

Seller ID: 17632


RIO, Michel. Archipelago. Translated by Margery Arent Safir. New York : Pantheon, (1989). 8vo, cloth. Near-fine in dustjacket. 14.00 View more info

Architectural Review. Volume 6, Number 1 to 6, January to June 1918

By: Architectural Review PRIDMORE, J.E.O. BROWN, Frank Chouteau WORTHINGTON, Addison F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Architectural Review, New York , 1918,:

Seller ID: 87980


(Architectural Review). The Architectural Review. Volume VI, Number 1 to 6,January to June 1918. New York : The Architectural Review, 1918. Pp xi-xiv ,ix-x,[1]-96,+ 74 regular plates and 53 supplementary plates (4 folding, 2 in colour). Text Illustrations. Double Column. 4to, black half-leather, green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. A profusely illustrated architectural magazine (photographs and plans). Sample of contents : An Architect's Trip Across France in War-Time (by J.E.O. Pridmore, pp 10-12); A Proposed New Summer Capital and National Center for the United States of America (by ... View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume 17, No. 1,March 1964

By: Arctic Journal WILSON, Robert E. GIOVINETTO, Mario B. LeSCHACK, Leonard A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1964,:

Seller ID: 88948


(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Volume17, No. 1, March 1964. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1964. Pp [1]-64. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green stapled wrappers. Inc ludes: Leonard A. LeSchack's "The French Polar Effort and the Expeditions Polaires Francaises" (pp 2-14) - Reviews the development of EPF as a privateorganization under Paul-Emile Victor since 1947, its present status and fu ture. Its organizational structure, financing by the French government, activities in Greenland and the Antarctic are described as is its chan... View more info

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Armies of the Danube, 1809. Revised and Expanded Edition, in dustjacket.

By: BOWDEN, Scott. TARBOX, Charles. Armies of the Napoleonic Wars Research Series. PORRET, intro.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Emperor's Press, Chicago, Illinois, 1989, ISBN:0913037087: 1989

Seller ID: 113229

ISBN: 0913037087


BOWDEN, Scott and Charles TARBOX. Armies of the Danube, 1809. With an introduction by General de Division Porret. Chicago, Illinois : The Emperor's Press, (1989). Revised and expanded edition. Pp. (1),ii-viii,(1),10-236,(4). Illustrated with maps and reproductions. 8vo, blue leatherette with gilt lettering to front board and spine. A volume in the Armies of the Napoleonic Wars Research Series. "'Armies on the Danube 1809' is a history and organizational guide to one of the most bitterly contested and evenly matched campaigns of the Napoleonic era. In 1809, ... View more info

Art and Architecture in France 1500 to 1700. in dj

By: BLUNT, Anthony

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, 1954,:

Seller ID: 64941


BLUNT, Anthony. Art and Architecture in France 1500 to 1700. Baltimore, MD : Penguin Books, (1954). Pp. 312, with an additional 192 pages of plates atthe rear. Large 8vo, red cloth, black title block with gilt lettering to s pine. For Blunt, "art historian and communist spy" (26 September 1906 - 26 March 1983) see DNB 1981-1985, pp.41-43. Includes chapters on the historical background, architecture, painting and sculpture of the period. Very goodin dustjacketj (with some water spotting and chipping to the jacket's spin e). 40.00 View more info

Art of French Glass 1860-1914. in crisp dj

By: BLOCH-DERMANT, Janine

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Vendome Press, 1974, ISBN:0865650004:

Seller ID: 60184


BLOCH-DERMANT, Janine. The Art of French Glass 1860-1914. NY: Vendome Press, (1974). Pp. 204. with 300 illustrations, including 118 in colour. Double column. 4to, purple cloth covered boards with gilt illustration to front, black leather spine with gilt titles. The revival of art glass that occured from1860 to the beginning of the First World War is discussed in this beautifully illustrated reference guide, which also includes an extensive glossary of terms. Vg in crisp, unclipped dj. 75.00 View more info

Artful Roux : Marine Painters of Marseille including a Catalogue of the Roux Family Paintings at the Peabody Museum of Salem.

By: SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster ROUX.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1978,:

Seller ID: 39608


SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster. The Artful Roux : Marine Painters of Marseille including a Catalogue of the Roux Family Paintings at the Peabody Museumof Salem. Salem, Mass.: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1978. Pp (),iii-ix,(1),1- 73,(1), [12] pp colour plates. Many illustraions in the text. Double column. 4to, ill. card covers. Genealogies, biographies, and partial catalogues of the works of the famous French marine painters Joseph Roux (1725-1793), Ange-Joseph Antoine Roux (1765-1835), Mathieu-Antoine Roux (1799-1872), Ursule Joséphine Roux (1801- ?), Françis Joseph Frédéric Roux (1805-1870), ... View more info

Artful Roux : Marine Painters of Marseille including a Catalogue of the Roux Family Paintings at the Peabody Museum of Salem. signed

By: SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster ROUX.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, Mass, 1978,:

Seller ID: 71577


SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster. The Artful Roux : Marine Painters of Marseille including a Catalogue of the Roux Family Paintings at the Peabody Museumof Salem. Salem, Mass.: Peabody Museum of Salem, 1978. Pp (),iii-ix,(1),1- 73,(1), [12] pp colour plates. Many illustraions in the text. Double column. 4to, ill. card covers. Genealogies, biographies, and partial catalogues of the works of the famous French marine painters Joseph Roux (1725-1793), Ange-Joseph Antoine Roux (1765-1835), Mathieu-Antoine Roux (1799-1872), Ursule Joséphine Roux (1801- ?), Françis Joseph Frédéric Roux (1805-1870), ... View more info

Artisans & Democrats : Sheffield in the French Revolution, 1789-97. Sheffield History Pamphlets, number 5

By: STEVENSON, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Historical Association, London, 1989, ISBN:00951286315:

Seller ID: 97891


STEVENSON, John. Artisans & Democrats : Sheffield in the French Revolution,1789-97. (London: The Historical Association, 1989). Pp. (1),ii-vi,1-81,(1 ). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. Volume 5 in the Sheffield History Pamphlets series. "'Artisans & Democrats' is published to coincide with the bicentennary of the French Revolution. As Dr Stevenson demonstrates, Sheffield emerged as the most precocious centre of popular radicalism in Britain during those years. The Sheffield Society fo Constitutional Information has a strong claim to be the first working-class political orga... View more info

Artists and Writers in Paris : The Bohemian Idea, 1803-1867. First Edition in dustjacket

By: EASTON, Malcolm MURGER, Henry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd, Edward Arnold, London , 1964,:

Seller ID: 106368


EASTON, Malcolm. Artists and Writers in Paris : The Bohemian Idea, 1803-1867. London : Edward Arnold (Publishers) Ltd, (1964). First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-205,(3) + frontispiece + 3 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth, dark lettering to spine. "Previous studies of 'Bohemia' have been largely histories of literature. The intention of this lively but scholarly book is to redress the balance, for while Bohemia is primarily a literary conception, ithas had considerable influence upon the artist. Dr. Easton therefore consi ders the emergence during the nineteenth century of the idea of the art... View more info

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Aspects de La Pratique Religieuse a Paris

By: DANIEL, Yvan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Éditions Ouvrières, 1952,:

Seller ID: 50673


DANIEL, Yvan. Aspects de La Pratique Religieuse a Paris. Paris: Les Éditions Ouvrières, (1952). Pp. 134. Illustrated with a number of diagrams and charts. Text in French. 8vo, light brown card covers, red and black lettering to front and spine. Narrow two-inch chip to front fore-edge, covers browned, small tear to rear cover, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Aspects of Biography

By: MAUROIS, Andre ROBERTS, S.C. WHISTLER, Rex, bookplate

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1929,:

Seller ID: 99192


MAUROIS, André. Aspects of Biography. Translated from the French by S.C. Roberts. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1929. Pp. (12),[1]-[188]. 8vo, brown cloth spine with marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. Modern Biography; 2. Biography as a work of art; 3. Biography considered as a science; 4. Biography as a means of expression; 5. Autobiography; 6. Biography and the Novel. Bookplate by Rex Whistler (24 Jun 1905- 18 Jul 1944), acclaimed artist and illustrator (who was killed in Norman dy during the Second World War). Quarter-inch split to head of front outer... View more info

Aspects of Late Medieval Government and Society : Essays Presented to J.R. Lander. First Edition.

By: ROWE, J.G., (ed.) HAINES, Roy M. TIERNEY, Brian CROWDER, C.M.D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Toronto , 1986, ISBN:0802056954:

Seller ID: 109824


ROWE, J.G., (ed.). Aspects of Late Medieval Government and Society : EssaysPresented to J. R. Lander . Toronto : "Published in association with the U niversity of Western Ontario by University of Toronto Press", (1986). FirstPrinting. Pp (4),[v]-xxi,(3),[3]-276,(6). 8vo, blue cloth, silver letterin g to front and spine. Contents: Pamela Hutchins-Orr's "J.R. Lander : A Tribute"; George W.R. Bowman's "J.R. Lander : A Bibliography". "Natural Law andCanon Law in Ockham's Dialogus" by Brian Tierney; "Leonardo Bruni Revisite d : A Reassessment of Hans Baron's Thes... View more info

Aspects of the Culture of the French Minority of Newfoundland's West Coast

By: THOMAS, Gerald HOWELL, Colin D., foreword MORRISON, James, introduction Ethnic Identity in Atlantic Canada

Price: $7.00

Publisher: International Education Centre, 1981,:

Seller ID: 3897


THOMAS, Gerald. Aspects of the Culture of the French Minority of Newfoundland's West Coast. Halifax : International Education Centre, Saint Mary's University, n.d., [1981?]. Pp [20], map. 8vo, printed wraps. A paper in the series "Ethnic Identity in Atlantic Canada", presented at the conference of the same name in April 1981. Foreword by Colin D. Howell, Introduction by James Morrison. Vg. 7.00 View more info