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Berain : Dessinateur du Roi Soleil. First Edition in dustjacket

By: DE LA GORCE, Jérôme THUILLIER, Jacques BERAIN, Jean

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Herscher, 1986, ISBN:273350154:

Seller ID: 101315


DE LA GORCE, Jérôme. Berain : Dessinateur du Roi Soleil. Préface de JacquesThuillier. [] Herscher, (1986). First Edition. Pp (5),6-129,(1). Illustrat ed. Index. Double Column. Folio, grey cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Berain ou la création d'un style (Préface de Jacques Thuillier); Avant-propos; La Vie; Les Arts Décoratifs; L'Opéra; Les Fêtes et les Cérémonies; L'Influence. Text in French. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS SIZE AND WEIGHT. Verygood in unclipped dustjacke. 120.00 View more info

Bernadotte : Napoleon's Marshal, Sweden's King. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PALMER, Alan CARL XIV, Johan, King of Sweden BERNADOTTE, Jean

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1990, ISBN:0719547032:

Seller ID: 113854


PALMER, Alan. Bernadotte : Napoleon's Marshal, Sweden's King. (London) : John Murray, (1990). First Edition. Pp (8),ix-xi,(7),3-285,(3),+ 8 pp plates.Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "By an irony of hi story, only two of today's kings are descended from the French house ot Bourbon, while over half of Europe's reigning monarchs number among their ancestors the Gascon Sergeant Bernadotte of Louis XVI's Regiment of Marines. Jean Bernadotte, a soldier as dashing as Murat, as brave as Ney, as eagle-eyed as Massena. remains the most puzzling of Napoleon's marshals. A staun... View more info

Bernard Noel. pbk

By: WINSPUR, Steven. NOEL, Bernard). Collection Monographique Rodopi en Litterature Francaise Contemporaine 13. BISHOP, Michael).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Editions Rodopi, Amsterdam, 1991, ISBN:9051833288:

Seller ID: 79121


WINSPUR, Steven. Bernard Noël. Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi, 1991. Pp. (6),[7]-75,(5). 8vo, printed white card covers. Collection Monographique Rodopi en Littérature Française Contemporaine, numéro XIII. Sous la direction de Michaël Bishop. Text in French. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be a bit cheaper than quoted. 30.00 View more info

Best Man. card covers

By: MARTIN, Claire LOBDELL, David, trans. KASHETSKY, Herzl, cover

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oberon, 1983, ISBN:0887504728:

Seller ID: 15765


MARTIN, Claire. Best Man. Translated by David Lobdell. [Cover art by HerzelKashetsky]. [Ottawa] : (Oberon Press, 1983). Pp. (4),5-149,(3). 8vo, white card covers with black titles to front and spine. "Claire Martin needs no introduction. The first volume of her autobiography won the Prix France-Quebec and the Prix de la Province de Quebec in 1965. The second volume won the Governor General's Award the following year. When it appeared in Philip Stratford's enchanting translation as 'In an Iron Glove', her story was readand admired all across the country. 'Best Man' is her first novel. Publi... View more info

Best Sea Stories

By: Sea Stories] FORESTER, C. S.) MELVILLE, Herman) SHACKLETON, Ernest, Sir)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hamlyn, Twickenham, Middlesex, 1986, ISBN:0600502155:

Seller ID: 64612


[Sea Stories]. The Best Sea Stories . (Twickenham, Middlesex): Hamlyn, (1986). Pp. (1)-720. 8vo, black cloth with silver lettering to spine. A collection of sea stories -- some true, some fictional -- by Friedrich Martens, George Mackay Brown, John Howlson, Herman Melville, Stephen Crane, A. E. Dingle, W. W. Jacobs, Holger Drachmann, Jack London, Joseph Conrad, Anatole France, John Masefield, C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Wilber Daniel Steele, Norman Duncan, Antrea Karkavitsas, Ralph Stock, Eden Philpotts, A. R.. Wetjen, Arthur Mason, H. M. Tomlinson, Neil M. Gunn, John C. Edgar... View more info

Betty. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: SIMENON, Georges

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975,:

Seller ID: 39686


SIMENON, Georges. Betty. Translated by Alastair Hamilton. N.Y.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1975). First US Edition. Pp 166. 8vo, illustrated grey cloth. Vg in dj (with a half-inch tear to top front panel). 25.00 View more info

Betty. First British Edition in dustjacket.

By: SIMENON, Georges

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 7035


SIMENON, Georges. Betty. Translated from the French by Alastair Hamilton. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1975). First UK Edition. Pp 124. 8vo, maroon cloth. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Between France and New France: Life aboard the Tall Sailing Ships. in dj

By: PROULX, Gilles

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dundurn , 1984, ISBN:0919670814:

Seller ID: 36131


PROULX, Gilles. Between France and New France: Life aboard the Tall SailingShips. Toronto and Charlottetown: "Published by Dundurn Press Limited, in co-operation with Parks Canada and Canadian Government Publishing Centre, Supply and Services, Canada". 1984. First Printing. Pp. (8),9-173,(3), including 8 p of coloured plates. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Between France and New France' is an absorbing look at life aboard the sailing vessels which plied the North Atlantic during the French colonial erain North America. Focusing on the first half of the eighteenth c... View more info

Between Two Seas. in dj.

By: KINROSS, Lord

Price: $30.00

Publisher: William Morrow, 1969,:

Seller ID: 35571


KINROSS, Lord. Between Two Seas : The Creation of the Suez Canal. NY: William Morrow, 1969. Pp 306, 16 pp plates. 8vo, red spine with yellow boards. "The drama of the creation of the Canal is a turbulent one, involving as it does such characters as Napoleon, Metternich, the Empress Eugénie, Gladstone and Disraeli- and Lord Kinross has made the best of his material. BetweenTwo Seas, charged with exciting events and striking portraits, is authenti c and entertaining- history as it should be written." -from the dj. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 30.00 View more info

Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, LARGE PAPER COPY. in 3 vols.

By: DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall

Price: $4,000.00

Publisher: W. Bulmer and Co., London, 1821,:

Seller ID: 50933


DIBDIN, Rev. Thos. Frognall. A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany. [In Three Volumes.] LARGE PAPER COPY, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. London : Printed for the Author, by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, and sold by Payne and Foss, Longman, Hurst and Co., J. and A.Arch, R.H. Evans, R. Triphook, and John Major, 1821. First Edition. Pp (6) ,[i]-xv,(1),[1]-462,tipped-in note regarding Index,[i]-lxxix,(1),+ 13 Plates, and 23 india paper prints in text; (4),[1]-555,(1),+ 24 Plates, and 17 india paper prints in text; (4),[1]-622,[i]-lxii,+ 46 Plates, and 24 india p... View more info

Bibliographie Maritime Française depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à 1914. ltd ed.

By: POLAK, Jean

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Éditions des 4 Seigneurs, 1976,:

Seller ID: 44601


POLAK, Jean. Bibliographie Maritime Française depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à 1914. Grenoble: Éditions des 4 Seigneurs, 1976. Pp 367, [20] leaves plates. 4to, blue cloth, gilt to front and spine. Number 245 of an edition limited to 1350 copies. The Parisian marine bookseller's standard bibliography of French nautical books published before the onset of the Great War. Slight dampstain to bottom third of spine, sunning to fore-edges of boards, very slight shelfwear, else vg. 400.00 View more info

Biennale 57 : Jeune Peinture, Jeune Sculpture

By: CATALOGUE) CARTIER, J. A. (foreword)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, 1957,:

Seller ID: 28378


(CATALOGUE). Biennale 57 : Jeune Peinture, Jeune Sculpture. Foreword by J. A. Cartier. Paris: Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Palais de Louvre, Pavillion de Marsan, 1957. Pp. 91. Illustrated. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white spine. A catalogue of a selection of works by dozens of young French artists. Scratches to upper right front corner, front hinge starting, else vg. 35.00 View more info

Biftons de Prison. pbk in dj.

By: SARRAZIN, Albertine DUC, Brigitte (introduction)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jean-Jacques Pauvert, Paris, 1977,:

Seller ID: 65405


SARRAZIN, Albertine. Biftons de Prison . (Paris): Jean-Jacques Pauvert, 1977. Pp. (1)-170,[6], + 4 p. of plates. 8vo, printed white card covers in illustrated black jacket. A collection of the young French author's prison writings and journals. Text in French. Two small green stains to top edge, else vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Birds of Prey. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: SAUL, John Ralston

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, 1977,:

Seller ID: 36146


SAUL, John Ralston. The Birds of Prey. New York : McGraw-Hill Book Company,(1977). First US edition. Pp (6),7-247,(5). 8vo, black cloth, gilt letteri ng to spine. Bottom edge very slightly rubbed, else very good in lightly worn unclipped dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

Birth of the Missile : The Secrets of Peenemunde. First American Edition industjacket

By: KLEE, Ernst, and Otto MERK VON BRAUN, Wernher MERK, Otto

Price: $40.00

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., New York, 1965,:

Seller ID: 115542


KLEE, Ernst, and Otto MERK. The Birth of the Missile : The Secrets of Peenemunde. With an introduction by Wernher von Braun. Translated by T. Schoeters. New York : E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., (1965). First American Edition. Pp (8),7-126. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. Large 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to spine. "After nearly thirty years' silence, the graphic story ofthe German Army rocket research station at Peenemunde - the first in the w orld and the basis for today's space projects - is told in full in this book. The volume combines an authoritative text with a remarkable collecti... View more info

Bishops in Politics: Roman Catholic v Protestant in Newfoundland 1860-

By: JONES, Frederick Canadian Historical Review 55:4 MULLOCK, John Thomas FEILD, Edward

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 1974,:

Seller ID: 3498


JONES, Frederick. "Bishops in Politics: Roman Catholic v Protestant in Newfoundland 1860-2." Article in The Canadian Historical Review, Vol.LV, No.4, December 1974. Pp 408-421. Mullock v Feild : riots, killings, burnings and stonings. Also : Donald G. Pilgrim's "France and New France: Two Perspectives on Colonial Security"; Carman Miller's "English-Canadian Opposition to the South African War as seen through the Press". For the whole number. 6.50 View more info

Black Flag : The Surrender of Germany's U-Boat Forces. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: PATERSON, Lawrence.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Zenith Books, Minneapolis, 2009, ISBN:9780760337547:

Seller ID: 111360


PATERSON, Lawrence. Black Flag : The Surrender of Germany's U-Boat Forces. (Minneapolis, MN) : Zenith Press, (2009). First US Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-196. Illustrated with b&w photos. 8vo, black paper covered boards, red paper-covered spine, gilt lettering to spine. "On the eve of Germany's surrender in May 1945, Grossadmiral Karl Donitz commanded thousands of loyal and active men of the U-boat service. Still fully armed and unbroken in morale, enclaves of these men occupied bases stretching from Norway to France, where cadres of U-boat men fought on in ports that defied besieging Alli... View more info

Black Opium. Fumée d'Opium. Authorized Translation by Samuel Putnam. With aPreface by Pierre Louys. Illustrated by Alexander King

By: FARRÈRE, Claude PUTNAM, Samuel (trans.) LOUYS, Pierre (preface) KING, Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ludlow Hip/Pocket And/Or Press, 1974,:

Seller ID: 64241


FARRÈRE, Claude. Black Opium. Fumée d'Opium. Authorized Translation by Samuel Putnam. With a Preface by Pierre Louys. Illustrated by Alexander King. San Francisco: Ludlow Hip/Pocket And/Or Press, 1974. First Printing. Reprint. Originally published in 1911. Pp. 263, [1]. Small 8vo, red and black ill.card covers, black titles to spine. Seventeen short stories based on the h istory and use of opium. Spine sunned, front cover lightly rubbed, else very good. 35.00 View more info

Black Orpheus

By: SARTRE, Jean-Paul Stand : A Quarterly Review of Literature and the Arts, 5:4) cummings, e.e. GILLETTE, Arthur, trans.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fawcett, Greenwood and Co., Ltd., Halifax, 1962,:

Seller ID: 72365


SARTRE, Jean-Paul. Black Orpheus. Translated by Arthur Gillette. An excerptin Stand: A Quarterly Review of Literature and the Arts, Volume 5, number 4, pp. 2-12. (Halifax: Fawcett, Greenwood and Co., Ltd., 1962). Pp. [1]-64.Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated stapled grey card covers. Also includes work s by: Francis Fytton, Michael Marais, Richard Jammes, Nathan Alterman, Michael Hamburger, Leslie Norris, Richard N. Coe, e.e. cummings (a poem), EllenSigward, James Merrill, Gene Baro, J.S. Cunningham, and Ian Hamilton. Rubb ed, spine browned, name verso front cover, else vg. For the issue. 20.00 View more info

Black Watch and the King's Enemies.

By: FERGUSSON, Bernard. WAVELL, Earl

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London , 1950,:

Seller ID: 88477


FERGUSSON, Bernard. The Black Watch and the King's Enemies. With a Forewordby Field-Marshall Earl Wavell. London : Collins, (November 1950). Third Im pression. Pp [1]-384. Maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A regimental history of the Black Watch, “our most famous regiment in the late war [...] from the disaster of St. Valéry and the desperate fightingof the early days in the Middle East, through the triumph of El Alamein to ultimate victory.” Contents : Chapter One – France, 1939-1949. 1. 1739. 2. 1939-1940. 3. The 6th Battalion in Flanders. 4. The Highland Divisio... View more info