Category: History - France


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Madame de Pompadour: Mistress of France

By: Algrant, Christine Pevitt

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press, 2002

Edition: BCE

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Yankees at the Court: the First Americans in Paris.

By: Alsop, Susan Mary.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Co., 1982

Edition: 1st Printing

From the jacket..."Critical times call for unusual & urgent measures. Such are the years 1775-85.The court is Versailles, and the Yankees are America's first diplomats. The European exploits of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Jay, and others are colorful histories replete with intrigue. Success is imperative. Susan Mary Alsop is a descendant of John Jay." In Brodart protective cover. View more info

The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte

By: Asprey, Robert B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Basic Books, 2000

Edition: 1st Printing

This is the first volume of a two-volume, cradle-to-grave biography, covering Napoleon's life from 1758 to 1805. 580pp. View more info

1812: Napoleon in Moscow

By: Austin, Paul Britten

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books/Stackpole Books, 1995

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The Siege of Paris

By: Baldick, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co., 1964

Edition: 1st Printing

Ex-library with usual markings and labels, card pocket rear. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. View more info

Paris Under Siege 1870-1871, from the Goncourt Journal

By: Becker, George J., ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 1969

Edition: 1st Printing

Front flyleaf corner (not price) clipped. View more info

Dry Guillotine: Fifteen Years Among the Living Dead

By: Belbenoit, Rene (Prisoner 46635)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1938

Edition: 14th Printing

The classic account of prison life on Devil's Island and escape to freedom. View more info

Words of Fire, Deeds of Blood: The Mob, the Monarchy, and the French Revolution

By: Bernier, Olivier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co., 1989

Edition: 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Previous owner's name, date written at top of title page. View more info

Napoleon III and His Carnival Empire

By: Bierman, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press, 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Ex-library with usual markings and labels, card pocket rear. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. View more info

The Anti-Semitic Moment: A Tour of France in 1898

By: Birnbaum, Pierre

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Hill & Wang, 2002

Edition: 1st Printing

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La Grande Armee

By: Blond, Georges

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arms & Armour Press, 1995

544pp. View more info

The Memoirs of Sergeant Bourgogne, 1812-1813

By: Bourgogne, Adrien Jean Baptiste Francois

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Arms & Armour Press/Hippocrene Books, 1983

356pp. View more info

Beyond the Myth: The Story of Joan of Arc

By: Brooks, Polly Schoyer

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1990

Edition: 2nd Printing

From School Library Journal: A scholarly, well-written biography of France's great heroine, Beyond the Myth is thorough, interesting, and full of detail about this remarkable woman and the time in which she lived. In addition to an historical introduction, Brooks also discusses various interpretations of Joan's visions, and then makes her own thoughtful analysis. The book also contains a comprehensive, annotated bibliography. View more info

Napoleon and Josephine: An Improbable Marriage

By: Bruce, Evangeline

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Kensington Books, 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

New York Times: "Provides a colorful richly textured dual portrait of the flamboyant French emperor, his sensual Creole wife, and the turbulent social, political, and cultural world in which Napoleon and Josephine lived." 555pp. Soft bend on first three pages. View more info

The Secret Wife of Louis XIV: Françoise d'Aubigné, Madame de Maintenon

By: Buckley, Veronica

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Picador, 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Bumped on bottom front edge. View more info