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A Popular History of France, From the Earliest Times…with 300 illustrations by A. De Neuville, translated by Robert Black, M. A. [6 volumes].

By: GUIZOT, François Pierre Guillaume (1787-1874).

Price: $395.00

Publisher: Boston:, Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat, [1869]., 1869


Six volumes. Small 4to. 418; 412; 383; 448; 678, 668, [4 ads] pp. Half titles, frontispieces, red and black decorative title in vol. 1, color map (vol. 1), steel engravings and numerous woodcuts; small ink stain p. 5 and printed number on verso of plate facing p.193 (vol. 1), occasional light foxing. Original gilt and blind stamped half dark brown morocco over textured maroon cloth, marbled fore-edges and endpapers; slightly rubbed/gnawed. Previous owner's ink signature.... View more info

Du Spiritualisme et de la Nature.

By: BERSOT, Ernest (1816-1880).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Paris:, Ladrange, 1846., 1846


8vo. lx, 362 pp. Contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, dark leather gilt-stamped spine label; scuffed. Good. Bersot was a philosopher, moralist and journalist. View more info

Histoire des ouvrages des Savans: Mois Janvier, Fevrier & Mars 1703; [with] Mois d'Avril, Mai, & Juin 1703; [WITH:] Mois de Juil. Aout, Sept. Oct. Nov. & Dec. 1703.

By: BASNAGE, Henri (1657-1710).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A Rotterdam,, Chez Reinier Leers, 1703., 1703


12mo. 410, [22] pp. Three title pages (grouping the months) with engraved printer's device, indexes. Original single ruled full calf with elaborate gilt-stamped spine, five bands, and 2 red leather spine labels, all edges red speckled; binding worn with cracked but holding joints. Bookplate of Hartford Seminary Foundation. Binding as is, internally very good. Henri Basnage de Beauval was a French Huguenot historian, lexicographer, and journal editor. His Histoire des ou... View more info

L'esprit des usages et des coutumes des différens peuples, Ou observations tirées des voyageurs & des historiens. [3 volumes].

By: DÉMEUNIER Jean-Nicolas (1751-1814).

Price: $450.00

Publisher: [London, Paris]:, A Londres, et se trouve à Paris, Chez Pissot, 1776., 1776


Three volumes (complete). 8vo. xvi, 415; viii, 365; viii, 336 pp. Half titles, title woodcut vignettes, head and tail-pieces. Original full mottled calf with decorative gilt-stamped spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers and edges; joints cracked but holding, head and tail worn with head portion missing on vol. 3, later shelf-sticker on spine foot. Ownership signature of "C. Francis, 1836" and rubber ink and blind-embossed stamps on first and last few pages (Harv... View more info

La Politique en France.

By: GOGUEL, François; Alfred GROSSER.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Paris:, Armand Colin, 1964., 1964


Series: "Société Politique," Alfred Grosser (ed.). 8vo. 298 pp. Red printed card covers. Ownership ink signature. Very good. View more info

Memoirs of the Private Life of Marie Antoinette, to which are added personal recollections illustrative of the reigns of Louis XIV, XV, XVI… With a memoir of Madame Campan by F. Barrière. New edition revised by F.M. Graves, with an introduction and notes by J. Holland Rose. [2 volumes].

By: [Antoinette, Marie] CAMPAN, Jeanne Louise Henriette (1752-1822).

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York:, Brentano's, (1917)., 1917


Two volumes. 8vo. cxxvii, 309; ix, 460 pp. 30 photogravure plates with tissue overlays, additional engraved decorative title plates with tissue overlay, index; some leaves roughly opened or with occasional marginal tears, browning. Original half decorative gilt-stamped maroon morocco with five raised spine bands over pale wine cloth, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. – for Brentano's, NY; extremities rubbed, corners slightly showing. Very good. Jeanne Louise Henriette Ca... View more info