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Biblio currently features hundreds of rare French history books in our Rare Book Room, and if you enjoy French history, you should definitely take the time to browse our expansive collection of French history books and ephemera. The French History books in our Rare Book Room cover everything from French wars to French culture, French cuisine, and French entertainment.



Europe by Herriot, Edouard

Paris: Les Editions Rieder , 1930. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front end page - " Pour Monsieur Will H. Hays ...". ( see pictures). Edouard Herriot was a French statesman and man of letters who was the longtime leader of the Radical Party,…

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

$200.00


Babar And Father Christmas by De Brunhoff, Jean

RARE FIRST EDITION! De Brunhoff, Jean: Babar and Father Christmas (Babar et le Pare Noel). Childrens Book. Random House 1st Edition, 1940. In RARE original, unclipped dust jacket that shows price 1.00/1.00. Used. Very Good/Good. A nice clean copy. Please …

From Mary Riversong Books

$429.95


European Sporting Cartridges Volume 2 by W. B. Dixon

EUROPEAN SPORTING CARTRIDGES, VOLUME TWO: THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF CONTINENTAL EUROPEAN SPORTING CENTERFIRE AMMUNITION FROM 1870 TO 1998Author: Dixon, W.B.Published by Armory Publications, Inc., 2000 Seattle, Washington USA 98155 Printed in the Un…

From Liberty Bound Books

$145.00


The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire (SIGNED) by Sandoz, Mari

1964 First Edition copy, signed by the author. Beautiful condition. Straight, tight spine. Clear, unmarked, unstained pages. Original dust jacket present, price clipped with minor wear to top and bottom edges, mainly near spine. Colors still vibrant, slig…

From Buggadad's Vintage Books

$149.98


Le Siecle de Louis XIV by Voltaire (Monsieur de Francheville / Francois-Marie Arouet)

Berlin: C.F. Henning, 1751. 1st Edition . Very Good. 3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15 cm). Complete in two volumes. Full calf leather bindings, red leather title labels and gilt decoration to spines. Good solid bindings. Volume one has light rippling to the pa…

From Tarrington Books

£3,600.00


History of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under Napoleon by M. Adolphe Thiers

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. First Edition. Printer: Henry Colburn, London, 1845. Twenty volumes bound in ten. 1845-1862. Translated by D. Forbes Campbell. The only Authorized Edition. Finely bound in 1/2 red calf, elaborately gilt decorated spi…

From River House Books

$3,500.00


Ensemble complet des archives du Chevalier de Sade by SADE Louis, Chevalier de

s.l. (Londres, Paris, Toulon...), 1791. Fine. s.l. (Londres, Paris, Toulon...) 1791-1832, 12 000 feuillets de divers formats, en feuilles. - Exceptionnel ensemble des archives manuscrites inédites et complètes de Louis, Chevalier de Sade (1753-1832), …

From Rare Books Le Feu Follet - Edition-Originale.com

€103,500.00


NAPOLEON 1812 1912 TEXTE TIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE RUSSIE 1812 by Philippe de Segur

Paris: Ernest Flammarion Editeur, 1912. NAPOLEON 1812 1912 TEXTE TIRE DE LA CAMPAGNE DE RUSSIE 1812- by Philippe de Segur- Illustrated by repros from paintings by Charlet, Dezarno, Doou, Gérard, Guesse, Yvon, Kirchenko, Kossak, Kotzebou, Krasovski,…

From jakoll

$479.95


Falbalas and Franfreluches by Barbier, George

Paris: Meynial, 1925. First Edition. George Barbier. A complete and excellent set of the five annual issues illustrated with a total of sixty beautiful pochoir plates, complete with decorated pochoir title pages. 'Falbalas and Franfreluches' (Fr…

From Rare Illustrated Books

AU$15,000.00


Life of the Marquis de La Fayette (Lafayette); Major-General in the Service of the United States of America, In the War of the Revolution. (1825)(1st ed.) by Robert Waln

First edition, second issue, hardcover. Philadelphia, 1825. Volume is Very Good: old full leather boards with modern matching spine. Primary condition issue is moderate to heavy foxing throughout. New endpapers. Front blank with old owner's signature. Pag…

From Ironwood Hills Books

$325.00


Les Chefs-D'’oeuvre D'’art Ancien A L’'exposition De La Toison D'’or a Bruges en 1907, Folio edition # 7/20 by Kelvin de Lettenhove, Pol de Mont, J Van Den Gheyn, Overloop, Maeterlinck, Tourneur

Bruxelles: Bruxelles Librairie Nationale Dart & DHistoire, 1908. first 1st printing. Folio- 14.5 x 11. Art reference book with three quarter green leather binding, linen covers, and marbled endpapers. Very small and rare printing of only 20 books, printe…

From Kabi Rare Books

$700.00


Journal de l'Expedition Antarctique Francaise, 1903-1905: Le "Francais" au Pole Sud. by Charcot, Jean B

Paris: Ernest Flammarion, 12 December 1906. First Edition, First Printing; 4to – 28.2cm, (13 pp.), [xxxvii]. (1), 486pp. tipped in fold-out map as called for, photographic frontispiece of Charcot with his printed signature, 309 photographs and illustrat…

From Chet Ross Rare Books

$2,500.00


Tombleson's views of the Rhine. Tombleson's Upper Rhine. by Tombleson, William & Fearnside, William Gray

Tombleson. London. 1832, [1834]. 2 volumes. Royal 8vo. 190pp; 181, (4)pp. Engraved title pages. Folding panoramic map; folding map. 137 (68+69) engraved plates. Later half calf, marbled boards, raised bands to spine, in six compartments, gilt lettering an…

From Paul Haynes Rare Books

£350.00


L'Armee Francaise- Collection de types colories representant les uniformes Francais De 1848-1850 by Felix Philippoteaux, M. Deghouy, Mme Tassani

Paris: Chez Barbier, 1850. L'Armee Francaise- Collection de types colories representant les uniformes Francais De 1848-1850- by Felix Philippoteaux (artist), M. Deghouy (engraver), Mme Tassani (colorist)- Illustrated Folio- A. Barbier, Paris- [1850]- …

From jakoll

$649.95


DESCRIPTION DE PARIS, DE VERSAILLES, DE MARLY, DE MEUDON, DE S. CLOUD, DE FONTAINEBLEAU, ET DE TOUTES LES AUTRES BELLES MAISONS ET CHATEAUX DES ENVIRONS DE PARIS. Tomes 1 & 2 by Piganiol De La Force, Jean-Aymar

Chez Charles-Nicolas Poirion. Good+. 1742. Nouvelle Edition. Hardcover. Bound in brown calf with five bands and lightly faded gilt decoration & lettering. Marbled endpapers. Internal hinges intact. Text is tight, bright & intact. Volume #1 has a…

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$275.00


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