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Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. 1st UK in dj.


Price: $17.50

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1990, ISBN:033341439x:

Seller ID: 74400

VERRIER, Anthony. Assassination in Algiers : Churchill, Roosevelt, de Gaulle, and the Murder of Admiral Darlan. London: Macmillan, (1990). Pp. [1]-302. First UK Printing. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 17.50 View more info

At G. H. Q. First Edition

By: CHARTERIS, John, Brigadier-General.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cassell and Company, London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney , 1931,:

Seller ID: 98311

CHARTERIS, John, Brigadier-General. At G. H. Q. London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney : Cassell and Company, Ltd., (1931). First Edition. Pp [i]-viii,[1]-[364],+ portrait frontis. Index. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Part One – 1914 : Corps Head-Quarters. 1. Mobilization. 2. First Days in France. 3. The Retreat from Mons. 4. The Battle of the Marne. 5. The Aisne and After. 6. The First Battle of Ypres. Part Two – 1915 : Army Head-Quarters. 7. Preparations for Neuve Chapelle. 8. Neuve Chapelle. 9. Critical Days at Ypres. 20. The Spring and Summer of 1915. 13. Prelimin... View more info

At the Blue Moon Again. First Edition


Price: $28.00

Publisher: Methuen , London, 1925,:

Seller ID: 97612

WYNDHAM LEWIS, D.B. At the Blue Moon Again. London : Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1925). First Edition. Pp [i]-viii,1-239,(1),[1]-8(ads). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, pale blue lettering to front board and spine. Dominic Bevan Wyndham-Lewis (1891-1969) was a British writer best known for his humorous contributions to newspapers and for biographies. This is a collection of pieces first published in the “Daily Mail.” Contents : 1. These exquisite people. 2. Memories. 3. Down in the forest. 4. The truth about Galumphley. 5. A game of darts. 6. Polish ! Polish ! 7. Some thoughts on sailors. 8. Love's... View more info

At the Periphery of the Center : Sexuality and Literary Genre in the Works of Marguerite Yourcenar and Julian Green.

By: ARMBRECHT, Thomas J.D. YOURCENAR, Marguerite) GREEEN, Julian)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rodopi , Amsterdam / New York, 2007, ISBN:9789042021891:

Seller ID: 83114

ARMBRECHT, Thomas J.D. At the Periphery of the Center : Sexuality and Literary Genre in the Works of Marguerite Yourcenar and Julian Green. Amsterdam–New York : Rodopi, 2007. First Edition. Chiasma 23. Pp [1]-139,(1). 8vo, i llustrated brown card covers. The twenty-third volume in the Chiasma series. “At the Periphery of the Center is the first comparison of two of France's most important twentieth-century authors, Julien Green and Marguerite Yourcenar. It examines textual elements in their plays and novels to draw conclusions about the ways that they represent homosexuality in their texts... View more info

Athletisme : Courses, Sauts, Lancers.

By: VIVES, Jean

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Éditions Bornemann, Paris, 1969,:

Seller ID: 80529

VIVES, Jean. Athletisme : Courses, Sauts, Lancers. Paris : Éditions Bornemann, 1969-1971. Pp [1]-51,(1); [1]-55,(1); [1]-62,(2); [1]-61,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. In 4 volumes : 1. Demi-Fond, Fond, Cross-Country, Steeple (par André Cherrier et Jean Vivès). Illustrations de M. Ricaud. 11e édition, revue et complétée (1971). 2. Vitesse – Relais – Haies (par Jean Vivès). Couverture et illustrations de M. Ricaud. 9e édition, revue et complétée (1970). 3. Saut en hauteur – Saut en longueur – Triple saut– Saut à la perche (par Jean Vivès). Couverture et il... View more info

Atlas de la Nouvelle-France / An Atlas of New France.

By: TRUDEL, Marcel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Les Presses de l'Université Laval, Québec, 1973,:

Seller ID: 85239

TRUDEL, Marcel. Atlas de la Nouvelle-France / An Atlas of New France. Québec : Les Presses de l'Université Laval, 1973. Pp [1]-219,(5). Maps. Index. 4to, illustrated glossy white paper covered boards. Contents : Introduction – Before New France. 1. New France in the Sixteenth Century. 2. New France in the Seventeenth Century. 3. New France in the Eighteenth Century. 4. TheFall of New France. 5. The Settlement of New France of the St. Lawrence. 6 . The Cities and Towns of New France. Bilingual text (French and English). Corners bumped, else very good. 50.00 View more info

Atlas Historique des Routes de France. in dustjacke

By: REVERDY, Georges

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Presses de l'ecole nationale des ponts et chaussees, Paris, 1986, ISBN:2859780904:

Seller ID: 115807

REVERDY, Georges. Atlas Historique des Routes de France. (Paris) : Presses de l'école nationale des ponts et chaussées, (1986). Pp (3),4-182,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 4to, blue cloth, front board and spine lettered in white. Contents : Avant-propos; Les voies romaines et médiévales (jusqu'en 1550); Les chemins royaux et leurs cartographes (de 1550 à 1750); Trudaine et Perronet, Cassini et Cie (de 1750 à 1800); Les routes de Napoléon (de 1800 à 1900); Les routes pour les automobiles (de 1900 à nos jours); Bibliographie; Index géographique; Table des cartes. Text in French. ADDITIONAL SH... View more info

Attila dans l'herbe verte : rituel


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Éditions du Soleil natal, Chamarande, 1986, ISBN:2905270926:

Seller ID: 79164

IBRAHIMOFF, Oleg. Attila dans l'herbe verte : rituel. (Chamarande : Éditions du) Soleil natal, (1986). First Edition. Pp (8),9-67,(1),+ 5 full-page plates. 8 vo, white card covers, black lettering and red illustrations to both covers. Cinq Compositions de Kevin Hurley dans le corps du volume, dont deux repris en couverture. / Five illustrations by Kevin Hurley in the body of the volume, of which two are reproduced on the covers. A very good copy.40.00 View more info

Au service du Roi


Price: $10.00

Publisher: Éditions d'Acadie, Moncton, 1996,:

Seller ID: 31526

DUCLUZEAU, Jeanne. Au service du Roi : roman. (Moncton) : Éditions d'Acadie, (1996). Pp 231. 8vo, card covers. "Suivant le désir de son père, le jeuneécuyer Louis de Gannes, sieur de Falaise, quitte sa Touraine natale pour s 'engager dans l'armée de Sa Majesté. Il est reçu dans les Compagnies franches de la marine puis nommé lieutenant d'une garnison détachée en Nouvelle-France. De 1686 à sa mort en 1714, Louis de Gannes défendra avec acharnementles établissements français fondés dans le Nouveau Monde, d'abord au Canad a, puis en Acadie jusqu'à la chute de Port-Royal et, en... View more info

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Au Temps des Grandes Voiliers. ex-lib in dj.

By: Le SCAL, Yves

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Trésors de la Photographie, 1977,:

Seller ID: 35481

Le SCAL, Yves. Au Temps des Grandes Voiliers 1850- 1920. Paris: Trésors de la Photographie, 1977. Pp 178. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth. A photographicevocation of the "heroic age" of merchant sail augmented with an interpret ive text. While French in origin the book comprises the whole of the nineteenth century maritime world, with photos of Donald McKay's Boston shipyard,of San Francisco during the gold rush, of South American ports, of wrecks on the English coast, etc. Ex-library (pouch, spine label), slightly rubbed, else vg. 90.00 View more info

Aurier's Symbolist Art Criticism and Theory. First Edition.

By: AURIER, Gabriel-Albert). MATHEWS, Patricia Townley. Studies in Fine Arts: Criticism, 18.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: UMI Research Press, Ann Arbor, 1986, ISBN:0835716864:

Seller ID: 107890

(AURIER, Gabriel-Albert). MATHEWS, Patricia Townley. Aurier's Symbolist ArtCriticism and Theory. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, (1986). First Pri nting. Pp. (6),[vii]-xvi,(2),[1]-212,(2). 8vo, grey cloth with black lettering to front board and spine. Studies in the Fine Arts: Criticism, Number 18. Series editor: Donald B. Kuspit. Aurier b. May 5 1865, Chateauroux; d. Oct 5, 1892, Marseille). Contents: I: Biography and Milieu: 1. Biography andDevelopment of an Aesthetic; 2. Intellectual Milieu: The Role of Science i n Symbolist Aesthetics -- Mysticism -- Mystical Idealism -- Subjectivism --... View more info

Ausone et Ses Amis

By: AYMONIER, Camille

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Delmas Éditeur, Bordeaux, 1935,:

Seller ID: 97474

AYMONIER, Camille. Ausone et Ses Amis. Bordeaux : Delmas Éditeur, 1935. Pp (8),9-147,(5). 8vo, brown wrappers, lettered in black and red. Ausone (ca 309/310-ca 394/395) was a professor and scholar from the Bordeaux region, best known for his poems in Latin. Contents : Présentation; Introduction; Bordeauc au IVe siècle; Vie d'Ausone; L'homme - son caractère; Les amis d'Ausone; Les collègues d'Ausone; Le poète; Le patriote bordelais; Appendice. Text in French. Wear to spine ends, tear to top spine, front inner hinge cracked, else very good. 30.00 View more info

Autour de Babel : Fantasie grammaticale

By: GERIN, Pierre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Éditions Naaman, 1977,:

Seller ID: 4615

GÉRIN, Pierre. Autour de Babel : Fantasie grammaticale. Sherbrooke, Québec : Éditions Naaman, (1977). Pp (8),[9]-65,(7). 8vo [142 x 202 mm], art-illustrated white card covers, lettered red and black. Gérin (b. July 28, 1919, Lyon, France) was a professor at Mount Saint Vincent University. "À l'époque de l'anti-roman et de l'anti-théâtre, il fallait bien une antigrammaire. La voici." - from the back cover. In the series Collection "Études". Some browning to covers, else very good. 15.00 View more info

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Autumn of Central Paris : The Defeat of Town Planning 1850-1970. in dj

By: SUTCLIFFE, Anthony

Price: $100.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1971,:

Seller ID: 52708

SUTCLIFFE, Anthony. The Autumn of Central Paris : The Defeat of Town Planning 1850-1970. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1971. Pp. 372. Illustrated with 27 plates, 21 figures and a folding map at the rear. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. From the series Studies in Urban History I. Vg in rubbed dj (light wear to spine ends). 100.00 View more info

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Aventures galantes de Jerome, Frere Capucin

By: NOUGARET, P.J.B. Vieux Bouquins Vieilles Histoires

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Gustave Davois Libraire, Paris, 1914,:

Seller ID: 26581

NOUGARET, P.J.B. Aventures galantes de Jérôme, Frère Capucin. Paris : Gustave Davois Libraire, 1914. Pp 80. 12mo, full calf, raised bands, giltstamped, t.e.g. Reprint of Haarlem 1797 edition. In the Vieux Bouquins - Vieilles Histoires series - limited to a maximum of 550 copies. Wear to spine ends and corners, a couple of small surface tears, else very good. 75.00 View more info

Avril au Bord de la Mer.

By: BURGART, Jean-Pierre.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cahiers d'Utopie, huit, Fonrenay-sous-Bois, Val de Marne, 1979, ISBN:2901167233:

Seller ID: 79340

BURGART, Jean-Pierre. Avril au Bord de la Mer. (Fonrenay-sous-Bois, Val de Marne) : Cahiers d'Utopie, huit, A l'Imprimerie Quotidienne, (1979). Pp (2),7-[156],(2). 8 vo, green card covers, french flaps. Red pen mark to p.12, else very good. Inscribed by the author. 30.00 View more info

Baie d'Hudson

By: MAYNE-REID BOURDIER, Raoul, trans.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Collection Georges Barba, 1864,:

Seller ID: 42609

MAYNE-REID. La Baie d'Hudson. Traduction Raoul Bourdier. Paris: Collection Georges Barba, 1864. Pp 288. 8vo, half leather. Rubbed with slight wear to extremities, a few persistent spots of foxing throughout, else vg. 75.00 View more info

Balaclava : Gentlemen's Battle. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SELBY, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Atheneum, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 113861

SELBY, John. Balaclava : Gentlemen's Battle. New York : Atheneum, 1970. First American Edition. Pp (10),1-245,(1). Illustrated in colour and black-and-white. Endpaper Maps. Index. 8vo, brown cloth spine with gilt lettering, blackcloth boards, blindstamped lettering to front board, top edgfe dyed pink. "This book is a superb portrayal of those mid-Victorian days when going to war had its insouciant charm—till the artillery boomed. British troop ships set forth for the Crimean campaign in a happy buzz of excitement, loaded with fruit, flowers and wine for departing officers. Their commande... View more info

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Ballet Comique de la Reine

By: BEAUJOUYEX, Balthazar de WEKCERLIN, J.-B. Chefs d'Oeuvre Classiques de l'Opéra Française)

Price: $85.00

Publisher: l'Agernce internationale des Auteurs, Compositeurs, et Ecrivains, Paris, 0,:

Seller ID: 59883

BEAUJOUYEX, Balthazar de. Le Ballet-Comique de la Reine : Fait aux Noces de Monsieur le Duc de Joyeuse avec Mademoiselle de Vaudemont ; par Balthazar de Beaujoyeux, Valet-de-Chambre du Roi et de la Reine-Mère ; 1582 ; Les paroles sont de la Chesnaye, Aumônier du Roi reconstitué et réduit pour piano et chant part J.-B. Weckerlin. Paris: Edition conforme au Manuscrit du Conservatoire de Musique, à l'Agence internationale des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Ecrivains, [n.d.]. Various paginations. 4to, yellow cloth spine with marble paper covered boards, leather title block with gilt lettering to sp... View more info

Balthus : The Drawings : Balthus: Reflections on Drawing. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BALTHUS) FAYE, Jean Pierre

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Adam Biro / Archambaud, Paris, 1998, ISBN:9782876602441:

Seller ID: 112712

(BALTHUS). Balthus : The Drawings. Balthus: Reflections on Drawing. Jean-Pierre Faye: Balthus and the colour of lines. (Paris) : Adam Biro / Archambaud, (1998). First Edition. Pp (5),6-143,(1). Square 4to, white cloth, blue lettering to spine. "The esteem in which Balthus' paintings are held has long overshadowed the importance of the art of drawing in his work. There has been no prior publication on the subject of his drawings alone, despite thefact that they have played a major role throughout Balthus' artistic caree r. He was only thirteen when he illustrated "Mitsou", for which... View more info