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Paris in the Terror: June 1793-July 1794
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Paris in the Terror: June 1793-July 1794

By Loomis, Stanley

Philadelphia and New York: J.B.Lippincott, 1964. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Type: Hard Back Hardcover BCE Book in Very Good Condition with a Fair Vintage Dust Jacket in archival protective cover. "Paris in the Terror" tells the story of the Reign of Terror in terms of the chief performers in that particularly bloody phase of the French Revolution: Marat, Charlotte Corday, Danton, Mme. Roland, Robespierrs, Camille Desmoulins, Fouche. Bound in tan linen cloth with red panel on spine, silver titles within. Blind stamp on the front lower corner. Very clean and unmarked, no edgewear or marks to binding. Top edge of text block has some foxing. Faint spot to fore edge. Internals are clean, no underlining , free from any markings, no creasing. Edgeworn cream jacket, maroon print, with illustration of a guillotine execution scene. 415 pages with bibliography and index. .8.5 x 6 inches. 1964, J B Lippincott, Philadelphia and New York

$12.77

FRANCE: Crossroads of Europe
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FRANCE: Crossroads of Europe

By Peck, Anne Merriman and Meras, Edmond A

New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hard Back First Edition. Hard-to-Fine Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition. No jacket. Pictorial cloth in deep blue with lighter blue map of France on front, light blue lettering on spine. Very clean and unmarked with light corner/edge wear. Tight and solid sewn binding. Previous owner name of endpapers and printed on lower edge of text block. Interior of book clean, unmarked, no tears. Delightful in-text drawings: The Vintage, The Market, Paris Street Corner, etc. Very nice volume. Authors present in simple and entertaining English the facts about France a cultured person should know. Their wish is to stimulate interest in learning how French people live(d), what their habits are, how they resemble or differ from English speaking countires--in 1936! At the end of the book, there is a section on "Exercises", questions and answers for the student or anyone wishing to learn more about France; a list of books about France; and Index. 324 pages. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. 1936, Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York and London

$9.25

France Since 1945
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France Since 1945

By Gildea, Robert

Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. Type: Hard Back First Printing. Hardcover in Very Good Condition with a Fine Jacket. Fine clean and unmarked black cloth binding, gilt titled, no marks or edgewear; tight, solid and square. Endpape has prev owner name on corner; a few pages pencil underlining of text with a few pages with red underlining. Pages otherwise clean and in fine condition. A handsome volume that looks as new. Jacket is not price-clipped, clean, bright, illus with a photograph: Setting up French flags on Top of the Monument, Place de La Bastille, Paris. An examination of French politics, society and culture as well as France's role in the world from 1945-1995. 280 pages with Chapter Notes, Chronology, Suggestions fro Further Reading, and Index. 5.6 x 8.75 inches. Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, 1996.

$6.75

Napoleon In His Time
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Napoleon In His Time

By Savant, Jean

London: Putnam and Co, 1958. First English Language Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Type: Hard Back First English Lamguage Edition. Hardcover Book in Very Good Condition. No Jacket. Translated from the French by Katherine John. Crimson cloth binding with gilt stamped title and decoration on spine. Clean, tight, solid, unmarked except for initials on endpapers in pencil. Corners lightly bumped. Eight Illustrations -- Napoleon at Arcole, At Malmaison, At Jaffa, etc. Begins with the First Stage: From Ajaccio to Castiglione and goes to the Eighth Stage: From Waterloo to the End. 440 pages with Index of Sources and General Index. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. Putnam and Co, London, England, 1958.

$6.84