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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.

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


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


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

1791. Fine. 1791-1832, divers, autre. - Exceptionnel ensemble des archives manuscrites inédites et complètes de Louis, Chevalier de Sade (1753-1832), auteur du Lexicon politique et cousin du Divin Marquis représentant environ 12 000 feuillets manuscr…

From Rare Books Le Feu Follet -


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


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


Histoire de la Revolution de 1848 by A. de Lamartine

Beautifully illustrated set of the "Histoire de la Revolution de 1848" (History of the Revolution of 1848) by A. de Lamartine. 1849 1st edition; Perrotin, Libraire-Editeur; Paris. Complete in two volumes. Both volumes feature wonderful engraved plates. Th…

From CraigsClassics


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


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


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



Paris: Perrin et Cie, 1886. Hardcover. Very Good +. Vol 1 vii, 457 pgs. Vol 2 424 pgs. Vol 3 403 pgs. Vol 4 451 pgs. Text in French. 5 x 8 3/4 in. Quarter chocolate-brown morocco with brown and gilt marbled shiny paper boards. 4 raised bars on…

From Andre Strong Bookseller


European Sporting Cartridges Volume 2 by W. B. Dixon


From Liberty Bound Books


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


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


The History of France, From the Time the French Monarchy was Establish'd in Gaul, to the Death of Lewis the Fourteenth. in Five Volumes . by Father Gabriel Daniel

London: Printed for G. Strahan et al, 1726. SCARCE. Last copy sold at auction 1951. Five volumes in contemporary polished calf, gilt backs with decoration in four of the compartments, covers with gilt rules with acorn decorations at corners, bookplate of …

From Dale Steffey Books


Letters from the Marchioness de Sévigné to her daughter, the Countess de Grignan by SEVIGNE, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal

1801 1st ed Marie of Sevigne FAMOUS Letters French Society Salons EXQUISITE SET Marie of Sevigne was a 17th-century French woman of letters, each of which were addressed to her daughter. These letters offer a thorough view into life in the 17th-century, …

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