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Blanqui

Blanqui

by Stewart, Neil

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1939
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London: Gollancz, 1939. Hardcover. 352p., previous owner's neat pen notes on front blank end paper else very good condition with the corpse of the jacket present (chipping, wear and dampstains).
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Aux cent mille sourires

Aux cent mille sourires

by Dekobra, Maurice (pseudonym of Ernest-Maurice Tessler)

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1931
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Paris: Editions Baudinière, 1931. 286p. paperback novel, very good, minor shelfwear.
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My Life of Absurdity: the later years; the autobiography of Chester Himes

My Life of Absurdity: the later years; the autobiography of Chester Himes

by Himes, Chester

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1990
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Paperback
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9781557783073
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New York: Paragon House, 1990. Paperback. 391p., wraps, illus., very good later printing. Himes' years in France; much on how the Coffin Ed and Gravedigger Jones series got underway.
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The origins of physiocracy; economic revolution and social order in eighteenth-century France

The origins of physiocracy; economic revolution and social order in eighteenth-century France

by Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth

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1976
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Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1976. 325p., blue cloth boards in dustjacket; some minor dust-soil on top-edge of text block, dj spine is a bit sunned, faint hint of foxing on fore-edge, else very good.
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Évocations: revue mensuelle #46

Évocations: revue mensuelle #46

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1960
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Paris: [Cres & Fils], 1960. [32p] 5.25x8 inches, texts in French, illustrated with b&w photos of nude young women, good digest size magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. French "girly magazine" of the 1960s. Two holdings located in OCLC as of 5/2024.
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Louise Michel

Louise Michel

by Thomas, Edith

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1980
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Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1980. 444p., paperback; in very good condition.
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Histoire d'Un Ouvrier. Internationale et la guerre de 1870-1871

Histoire d'Un Ouvrier. Internationale et la guerre de 1870-1871

by Desdouits, Theophile

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1871
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Pamphlet
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Paris: Joseph Albanel, Libraire, 1871. Pamphlet. 42, 47-51 [i.e. 47], [1]p., wraps. 6 x 4.25 in. Page 43 is mispaginated as 47, with the mispaginations continuing sequentially until the end of the book such that the final numbered page is numbered 51 but should be 47. Covers wrapped in glassine. Spine heavily chipped. Good. Adventures of a member of… Read more about this item
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A Happy Death: a novel

A Happy Death: a novel

by Camus, Albert, translated from the French by Richard Howard, afterword & notes by Jean Sarocchi

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Published
1972
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Hardcover
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9780394472621
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New York: Knopf, 1972. Hardcover. 192p., afterword, notes & variants, near-fine first US edition stated, first English language edition, bright white cloth boards and bright unclipped dj, review copy with 5x7 inch glossy b&w author photo and review slip laid-in. Cahier 1. This was Camus' first novel written in the 1930s and here first published in English. First volume… Read more about this item
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Danger & nécessité du socialisme
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Danger & nécessité du socialisme

by Masseron, Isidore

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1883
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Paris: Ancienne librairie Germer, Baillière et Ca, 1883. Hardcover. xii, 401, [1]p., boards. 7.25 x 4.75 in. Bookplate on front pastedown. Very Good. Socialist history and advocacy by a former follower of Charles Fourier.
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Panama: Canal à niveau. Son achèvement possible en 5 ans avec une dépense de 250 à 300 millions. Démonstration synthétique 1° sur les causes qui ont amené l'arrêt des travaux et la prolongation regrettable du statu quo; 2° sur les moyens de reconstituer l'entreprise avec des bases qui lui assurent désormais un achèvement prompt, économique et rapide

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Paris: Librairie polytechnique Baudry et compagnie, 1892. 42p. booklet in original wrappers with black and white fold-out plate, first page slightly protruding and edgeworn, minor chipping at spine ends otherwise very good, many pages uncut. Laid in is an 8-page leaflet reprinting early responses to the proposal.
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White Temple by the Sea. Poems Foreword by Pierre Emmanuel

White Temple by the Sea. Poems Foreword by Pierre Emmanuel

by Chiari, Joseph

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1949
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Edinburgh: Morat Press, 1949. Hardcover. 153, [5]p., boards. Printed France. In Good dust jacket (dampstained, edge wear); Very Good boards. Poetry.
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Lazarus

Lazarus

by Malraux, André, translated by Terence Kilmartin

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Published
1977
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Hardcover
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9780030153518
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977. Hardcover. 149p., good first US English-language edition in quarter-cloth boards and bright unclipped dj with tiny closed tear. A meditation on death and one of his final books, published in France in 1974 two years before his death.
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Vence. The Story of a Provencal Town Through Two Thousand Years

Vence. The Story of a Provencal Town Through Two Thousand Years

by Peattie, Donald Culross

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Published
1930
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Nice: Imprimerie de l'Éclaireur de Nice, 1930. Paperback. [2], 167, [1]p., wraps. 7.5 x 5.5 in. Photo onlay on front cover. Wrappers starting to detach from textblock. Edition of 500. Very Good. First edition. History of the town on the south coast of France, to the early 19th century.
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Resistance: France 1940-1943

Resistance: France 1940-1943

by Morize, Andre, trans. by Helen J. Huebener

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1943
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Boston: France Forever, Boston Chapter, 1943. 92p. staplebound booklet, very good, 5.5x8.5 inches. A salute to the Free French forces in WWII.
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Socialism, democracy & self-management, political essays

Socialism, democracy & self-management, political essays

by Raptis, Michel [aka Michel Pablo]

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1980
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Paperback
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9780850313017
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London: Allison & Busby, 1980. Paperback. 208p., wraps, very good condition.
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Gabriel Lambert
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Gabriel Lambert

by Dumas, Alexandre

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Published
1844
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Bruxelles and Leipzig: C. Muquardt, 1844. Hardcover. 166p., boards. Published the same year as the first edition. 5.5 x 3.75. Bound in half cloth with paper-covered boards. Bookplate on front pastedown: "Lese-Zirker für französische Belletristik der Stettin'schen Sort.-Buchhandlung in Ulm." Covers worn and damp stained. Old handwritten spine label and shelf mark. Good. Bookplate is from a circulating library… Read more about this item
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Vers un monde sans frontières... Esperanto

Vers un monde sans frontières... Esperanto

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1976
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Thiais, France: Cercle Libertaire de Thiais, 1976. [16p.] mimeographed pamphlet, 6x8.25 inches, cover partly faded, otherwise very good. Anarchist celebration of the possibilities of Esperanto.
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Internationale Nexialiste 2. Detournement

Internationale Nexialiste 2. Detournement

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1977
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Magazine
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Toulouse, France: Internationale Nexialiste, 1977. Magazine. 100. [xxiv]p., wraps, very good condition, illus., 8x10.5 inches. Text in French. Situationist influenced magazine, this was the last issue. As of 4/2024 two holdings found in OCLC.
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Battles of the Crimea With other poems on the most touching & interesting incidents of the campaign ... the proceeds to be applied to the patriotic fund

Battles of the Crimea With other poems on the most touching & interesting incidents of the campaign ... the proceeds to be applied to the patriotic fund

by Hayward, Caroline

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1855
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Port Hope, Canada: Published by J.C. Ansley, 1855. Hardcover. 67, [1], vi, [2]p., boards. 7.75 x 4.75 in. Bound in gilt tooled leather, title stamped on front cover within a decorative border. Warm presentation inscription on front flyleaf, from Gerald Hayward, signed and dated Chicago, 1866. Good. Volume of patriotic poetry about the Crimean War produced as a fundraiser… Read more about this item
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Watercolors of Paul Jacoulet

Watercolors of Paul Jacoulet

by Miles, Richard

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Published
1989
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Paperback
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9781877921018
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Pasadena, CA: Pacific Asia Museum / Meilinki Enterprises, 1989. Paperback. 84p., wraps, profusely illus., very good exhibition catalog. French artist who lived and worked in Japan and was heavily influenced by the ukiyo-e style.
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