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Scenes of Parisian Life (complete eleven volume set)

by Honore de Balzac; Honoré de Balzac

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Published
1896
Condition
Good
Edition
Rittenhouse Edition
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$175.00

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Philadelphia: The Rittenhouse Press by arrangement with George Barrie's Sons, n.d. [c. 1895-1896]. Hardcover. Rittenhouse Edition. Matching Set. Black cloth over boards with blindstamped gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Frontis to each volume. Good. Unmarked. Pages evenly toned. Bindings square. Gilt top edge dust soiled. Lettering and decoration to spine completely faded. Spine ends and some… Read more
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Jefferson : A Novel

by Max Byrd

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Published
November 1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780553094701
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$12.45

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New York: Bantam Books, November 1993. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends lightly bumped. Jacket clean, but clipped. and light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 424 pages. 24 cm. It is 1784, and Jefferson, the newly appointed United… Read more
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Asterix and the Missing Scroll (Asterix Album 36)

by Jean-Yves Ferri

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Published
October 2016
Condition
As New
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781510100466
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$17.95

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London: Hachette / Orion, October 2016. Paperback. First Paperback Edition, first printing / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Not remainder mark. Not clipped. 48 pages. Julius Caesar has finished writing the history of his campaigns in Gaul. His publisher, Libellus Blockbustus, foresees a huge success ... but there's a snag. The… Read more
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How Obelix Fell Into the Magic Potion: When He Was a Little Boy (Asterix)

by Rene Goscinny

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Published
October 2009
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781444000948
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$9.40

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London: Hachette / Orion, October 2009. Paperback. Fourth printing. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Very slight reading wear to lower corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 32 pages. Every one of the Asterix stories refers to a decisive moment in Obelix's life: when he, as a six-year-old boy, fell… Read more
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Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris

by Michael Allin

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Published
August 1999
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780385334112
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$16.95

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New York: Dell / Delta, August 1999. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Light reading wear to covers. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 215 pages. In October 1826, a ship arrived at Marseille carrying the first giraffe ever seen in France. A royal offering from Muhammad Ali, Ottoman Viceroy of… Read more
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French Lessons in Africa: Travels With My Briefcase in French Africa

by Peter Biddlecombe

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Published
April 1994
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780316076876
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London: Abacus, April 1994. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine creased but straight and tight. Covers clean and bright with two inch dog-ear to upper front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 434 pages, maps.
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The Hundred-Foot Journey

by Richard C. Morais

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Published
August 2011
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Fine
ISBN
9781439165652
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$14.95

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New York: Scribner, August 2011. Trade Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bring with slight wear to lower corners. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 272 pages. The story of Hassan Haji, a boy from Mumbai, who ends up opening a restaurant in a quiet French village thus triggering a culinary war… Read more
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The Devil's Queen: A Novel of Catherine de Medici

by Jeanne Kalogridis

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Published
July 2009
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780312368432
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$24.95

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New York: St. Martin's Press, July 2009. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright with slight wear to top edge. No tears, creases, or folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 470 pages. Confidante of Nostradamus, scheming… Read more
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The Elegance of the Hedgehog

by Muriel Barbery

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Published
September 2008
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Fine
ISBN
9781933372600
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$12.95

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New York: Europa Editions, September 2008. Trade Paperback. Fine. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 325 pages. The book centers on a working-class concierge of an upscale apartment building in Paris, Renee Michel. She is an auto-didact of immense learning who deliberately conceals her intelligence. Her secret is discovered by a young resident of the building named Paloma.… Read more
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The Toilers of the Sea

by Victor Hugo

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Published
October 2010
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9781603863872
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$9.85

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Gearhart, Oregon: Watchmaker Publishing, October 2010. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright with light crease at front hinge. 155 pages. An Unabridged, Unaltered Edition to Include Parts One, Two and Three, With All Respective Books.
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Kingdom of Shadows

by Alan Furst

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Published
2000
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780575068377
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London: Victor Gollancz, 2000. Good book in a Good jacket. Ex-Library (Edinburgh City Libraries). 274 pages.
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Made In France: A Shopper's Guide to France's Best Artisanal Traditions from Limoges Porcelain to Perfume, Pottery, Textiles and More

by Laura Morelli

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Published
April 2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780789316905
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$16.95

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New York: Universe, April 2008. Trade Paperback. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Light corner wear. Red remainder mark to bottom edge. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. 191 pages. Many maps and color photos.
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Tender is the Night

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Published
June 1977
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As New
ISBN
9780684151519
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$17.95

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, June 1977 [c1934]. Hardcover. Quarter-bound in black cloth with black paper sides and gilt lettering to spine. An As New book in a Fine jacket. Slight rubbing to jacket, otherwise pristine inside and out. Very tight. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 315 pages. Set in the South of France in… Read more
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Cyrano de Bergerac (Bantam Classics)

by Edmond Rostand

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Published
February 1959
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Very Good
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$11.95

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New York: Bantam Classics. February 1959. Mass Market Paperback. JC 136. Ninth printing. Very Good. Text unmarked. Name to inside front cover. Doodle to inside rear cover. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light wear to cover with sunning and price label ghost to top corner. Crease to front hinge. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 196 pages.… Read more
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Vietnam: A History

by Stanley Karnow

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Published
October 1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, later printing
ISBN
9780670746040
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$14.95

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New York: Viking, October 1983. Hardcover. First Edition, sixth printing. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Dust stains to top edge. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 752 pages. The definitive history of the Vietnam War. This monumental narrative… Read more
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The Cathedral (The Great Courses, 7868, DVD)

by William R. Cook

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781598036954
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$29.95

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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. Fine. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original cases along with a Fine 145-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. To step inside a Gothic cathedral is to step inside the visual essence of the Christian faith—a world… Read more
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The Cask (Dover Mystery Classics)

by Freeman Wills Crofts

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Published
2019
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As New
ISBN
9780486834412
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$9.90

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Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, 2019. Trade Paperback. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. 281 pages. One of the classics of modern crime fiction, first published in 1920. While London dockworkers are struggling to unload a shipment of French wine, one of the heavy casks falls, shatters and reveals its… Read more
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The People's Chef : The Culinary Revolution of Alexis Soyer

by Ruth Brandon

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780802714527
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$13.95

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New York: Walker Books, 2004. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition / full number line. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket lightly rubbed. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xii + 319 pages. During the first half of the 19th century, Alexis Soyer became the most famous cook--and… Read more
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King Cobra: An Autobiography of Travel in French Indo-China

by Harry Hervey

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Published
1927
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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$29.95

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New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1927. Hardcover. First Edition. Black cloth over boards with silver titles to spine and front board and an embossed garuda to front board. Sewn binding. Green illustrated endpapers. No jacket. Good. Spine cracked at rear hinge. Prior owner's name "John P. Hazen Perry" and "Christmas 1927" penciled to FFEP. Text block unmarked. Spine and corners… Read more
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Candide. Translated by Lowell Bair. With an appreciation by André Maurois. Illustrations by Sheilah Beckett.

by Voltaire; Lowell Blair (trans); André Maurois (foreward)

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Published
1981
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780553210286
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$5.70

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New York: Bantam Classic, March 1981. Mass Market Paperback. Second printing, August 1981. Near Fine. Lightly tanned, but unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 122 pages. The story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he… Read more
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