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I Return : The Story of Francois Villon

by Leslie, Doris (Doris Ferguson-Hannay)

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1962
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Fine
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1st UK Edition.
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1962 The story of Francois Villion, the vagabond poet of France who lived five hundred years ago, is the first and perhaps the greatest of all 'moderns' both in verse and thought. A fictional autobiography. 284p bibliography.. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good, Price Clipped.
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An Inland Voyage

by Stevenson, Robert Louis

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Published
1919
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Near Fine
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First Thus
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1919 An account of a canoe trip through Belgium and France in 1876 with his friend Walter Simpson. Issued in the series "The Biographical Collection of Robert Louis Stevenson" With an introduction by Mrs Stevenson [Fanny Van De Grift Stevenson]. 230p. Blind stamped maroon cloth over boards. Neat unmarked copy except for the name of… Read more
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The Journal of Hélène Berr

by Berr, Helene

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2008
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As New
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1st Canadian Edition
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9780771013133
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2008 Not since The Diary of Anne Frank has there been such a book as this: The joyful but ultimately heartbreaking journal of a young Jewish woman in occupied Paris, now being published for the first time, 63 years after her death in a Nazi concentration camp. Translated from the French by David Bellos with an… Read more
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The Olive Season : Amour, a New Life, and Olives Too

by Drinkwater, Carol

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2003
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Near Fine
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1st UK Ed.
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9780349115498
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London: Abacus, 2003 "Carol Drinkwater's bestselling The Olive Farm told the lyrical tale of her real-life romance with partner Michel and an abandoned Provencal olive farm which they fell in love with and bought... [this sequel] entices readers into Carol and Michel's vibrant Mediterranean world , with storytelling that is both mesmeric and uplifting." 337p. (autograph on title page)… Read more
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The Olive Season : Amour, a New Life, and Olives Too

by Drinkwater, Carol

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2003
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9780349115498
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London: Abacus, 2003 "Carol Drinkwater's bestselling The Olive Farm told the lyrical tale of her real-life romance with partner Michel and an abandoned Provencal olive farm which they fell in love with and bought... [this sequel] entices readers into Carol and Michel's vibrant Mediterranean world , with storytelling that is both mesmeric and uplifting." 337p. Tiny fold on… Read more
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The Parvenu princesses : Elisa, Pauline and Caroline Bonaparte

by Wiener, Margery

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Published
1964
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London: John Murray, 1964 "'My sister, Elisa, has a masculine mind and outstanding intelligence. Caroline has been formed by events; there is good stuff in her, vitiated by a vaulting ambition. Pauline was always probably the most beautiful woman of her time and will, to her end, be the best creature in the world.' Thus Napoleon Bonaparte summed up his… Read more
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It Isn't All Mink

by Spanier, Ginette

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1959
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London: Collins, 1959 Foreword by Noel Coward. "As directrice of the House of Balmain - one of the most famous fashion houses in the world - Ginette Spanier was at the top of her profession. This book is more than her own uninhibited and highly amusing inside account of the strange world of Haute Couture. It is the story of… Read more
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The Olive Route : A Personal Journey Through the Heart of the Mediterranean

by Drinkwater, Carol

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Published
2006
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Fine
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1st UK Ed..
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9780297847892
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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006 "Starting out from her Provencal olive farm to distant Mediterranean shores . on a quest for the olive's ancient secrets . tracking , amongst others, the Cretans, Phoenicians Greeks and Romans, as well as encountering its modern-day inhabitants [she] returns to her home bringing with her many inspirational tales of this tree of eternity" 328p.… Read more
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The French Empire Style

by Gonzalez-Palacios, Alvar

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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1st UK Ed..
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9780600012450
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London: Hamlyn, 1970 1st UK Ed... Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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French Resistance Fighter: France's Secret Army (Warrior)

by Crowdy, Terry

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Published
2007
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New
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9781846030765
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London: Osprey Publishing, 2007 Osprey's study of French Resistance fighters of World War II (1939-1945). Working as an underground force, the French Resistance was initially formed spontaneously from scattered groups of men and women, inspired by the leadership of men like Charles de Gaulle. As the war progressed the Resistance developed into a secret army, terrorizing the forces of occupation… Read more
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Vin. The Wine Country of France

by Hyams, Edward

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1959
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Fine
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1st UK Edition.
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London: Newnes, 1959 "Unlike most wine-lovers [the author] has always been as interested.in the 'little' wines of France as in the great wines, so that this book contains information which is rarely to be found in English writing" 208p. index Crisp copy. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good, Price Clipped.
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French Women Don't Get Fat

by Guiliano, Mireille

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Published
2004
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1st US Edition.
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9781400042128
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New York: A.A. Knopf, 2004 Stylish, convincing, wise, funny -and just in time: the ultimate non-diet book, which could radically change the way you think and live. French women dont get fat, but they do eat bread and pastry, drink wine, and regularly enjoy three-course meals. In her delightful tale, Mireille Guiliano unlocks the simple secrets of . how to… Read more
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Spotted Dick, S'Il Vous Plait: An English Restaurant in France

by Higgins, Tom

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Published
1996
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Very Good
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9780449910474
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New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1996 When Tom Higgins, a translator, and his wife, Sue, a physician, decided to set up an English restaurant in Lyon, France (the country's capital of fine dining), they had no idea what they were getting into. .Included in this charming tale are twelve typically English recipes that anyone can make!. Trade Paperback. Very Good.
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Napoleon's Guard Cavalry

by Bukhari, Emir

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Published
1981
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As New
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Reprint
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9780850452884
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London: Osprey Publishing, 1981 Men-At-Arms Series # 83 This title examines some of the most colourful and fanciful uniforms in military history, those of Napoleon's Guard Cavalry. The detailed text covers units such as the Grenadiers à Cheval; the Empress's Dragoons; the Chasseurs à Cheval; the Mamelukes; the Gardes d'Honneur; the Polish Lancers; the Dutch Lancers; the German Lancers and… Read more
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Napoleon's Overseas Army

by Chartrand, Rene

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Published
1989
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9780850459005
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London: Osprey Publishing, 1989 Men-At-Arms Series # 211 . When the French Revolution broke out in 1789, France possessed numerous colonies spread over three continents. To defend and keep the peace in these territories, a small army of colonial troops, distinct from the metropolitan line regiments or marines, had existed since the days of Louis XIV. This book examines the… Read more
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Louis XIV's Army

by Chartrand, Rene

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1989
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9780850458503
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London: Osprey Publishing, 1989 Men-At-Arms Series # 203 Louis XIV's army was in many ways the first modern army. After assuming power in 1661, Louis abolished the post of Colonel General of Infantry so he could exercise direct control over the armed forces in his realm. The king demanded order, discipline and absolute loyalty from his army, and he introduced… Read more
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Disorienting Encounters : Travels of a Moroccan Scholar in France in 1845-1846: the Voyage of Muhammad As-Saffar

by As-Saffar, Muhammad

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Published
1992
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9780520074620
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Berkeley CA: University of California Press, 1992 "In December of 1845, Muhammad as-Saffar was sent by the reigning Moroccan sultan on a special diplomatic mission to Paris. During the journey, as-Saffar took careful notes and upon his return he hurriedly wrote this travel account. Why was the sultan, descendent of the Prophet Muhammad, and head of a dynasty that had… Read more
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Romance of the Basque Country and the Pyrenees

by Elsner, Eleanor

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New York: Dodd Mead & Co. A book about the unique Basque people living in the Pyrenees on the borders of Spain and France. No date [ c1927] 319p plates bibliography.index. Clean tight copy, ffep missing, pages untrimmed, some pages roughly cut.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.
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La Transhumance du Pays D'Arles aux Grandes Alpes

by Mauron, Marie

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Published
1959
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Re-issue
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Paris: Librarie Academiquer Perrn, 1959 Describes the annual migration of shepherds with their flocks between summer and winter pastures in the French Alps. 207p. illus.. Re-issue. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Long Ago in France: The Years in Dijon

by Fisher, M. F. K. [Mary Frances Kennedy]

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Published
1992
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First Edition.
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New York: touchstone/simon & Schuster, 1992 The inimitable MFK Fisher's reminiscences of her residence in Dijon (1929-1932) and her initiation into French culture, and in particular her discovery of French food, A delight to the mind and to the digestion. Introduction by Jan Morris. 159p. map. Small piece clipped from ffep. else fine. First Edition.. Softcover. Near Fine.
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