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Prelude to the Enlightenment: French Literature 1690-1740

By: Atkinson, Geoffroy; Keller, Abraham C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, UK, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LITHIS1

ISBN: 0048400017

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 432g, 221pgs. A study of the attitudes of French writers during the transition from the Classical Age to the Enlightenment. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Voyage of the Investigator, The

By: Austin, K. A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000585

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 612gms, 223 pages. This book tells of the explorations and adventures of Matthew Flinders (the Great Denominator), his imprisonment by the French, his disappointments, his triumph, and his death. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and has been covered with a removeable plastic slip. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Eugenie & Napoleon III

By: Duff, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Book Club Associates: 1978

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001341

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition not stated, 708gms, 308 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in fair to good condition with only mild shelf wear and fading to front and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Salvation - War Memoirs General De Gaulle - 1944-1946 - Volume III

By: General De Gaulle

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, England, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1960

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000711

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition not stated, assumed early edition of English translation, 444gms, 298 pages. This volume of General De Gaulle's War Memoirs covers the years between the Liberation of Paris in 1944 and his resignation in 1946. Book is in fair condition with general age-related wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, plus a few small nicks and tears. DJ has been price clipped and partially repaired with sticky tape. Inside front endpaper shows a large marking from the previous... View more info

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Scapegoat!: Famous Courts Martial; A Fasicnating Look at Victims of Military-law Abuse

By: Harris, John

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Severn House Publishers, Inc.: 1989

Edition: First United States Edition

Seller ID: WAR17

ISBN: 0727821385

Condition: Good


Paperback, First United States Edition, 275gms, 258 pages. In documented accounts ranging from the mid-eighteenth century to the Second World War, and gathered together from British, French and American military history, John Harris probes nine controversial and extraordinary court martial cases. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, minor page discolouration to some pages; slight creasing to front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the ti... View more info

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Crispin's Day: The Glory of Agincourt

By: Jarman, Rosemary Hawley

Price: $12.50  $10.00

Publisher: London, England, William Collins Sons & Co Ltd: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001171

ISBN: 0002161230

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 658gms, 223 pages, illustrated endpapers. Historical novelist Reosemary Jarman recreates the whole of that brief, follhardy expedition mounted by a 28 year old English king that saw and army of ragged, hungry English come face to face with a mighty and magnificently accoutred French army and won one of the most overwhelming victories in the chronicles of war. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket has been price clipped. ... View more info

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Chronicles of the Crusades

By: Joinville; and Villehardouin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISARC20

ISBN: 0140441247

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 248g, 362pgs. This book includes two famous French chronicles of the Holy Wars - Villehardouin's Conquest of Constantinople and Joinville's Life of Saint Louis. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Monsieur d'Eon is a Woman: A Tale of Political Intrigue and Sexual Masquerade

By: Kates, Gary

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Basic Books: 1995

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 001457

ISBN: 0465047610

Condition: Good


Softcover, edition not stated, 614gms, 368 pages. The unforgettable story of a celebrated 18th century French diplomat and spy, caught in a web of international intrigue, aristocratic ambition, and royal conspiracy, who in mid-career suddenly announced that he was a she - a lie not uncovered until his death some 35 years later. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Marie Antoinette: The Last Queen of France

By: Lever, Evelyne

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Judy Piatkus (Publishers) Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOEUR66

ISBN: 0749922761

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, first thus, 418gms, 408 pages. In this biography, leading French historian Evelyne Lever sheds new light on the woman who was the last Queen of France. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Asian Tragedy, An: Conflict in Indochina

By: Pollock, Alan

Price: $18.00  $14.40

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR144

ISBN: 0195531779

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first edition, 348g, 123pgs. Looks at the early history of the Indochina region, colonisation by the French and how this stimulated the growth of nationalism, particularly in Vietnam. Book is in fair to good condition with moderate general wear and tear. The book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings. Book has been covered in clear plastic and stuck to covers for protection, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Illustrated History of the Navies of World War II, An

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: London, UK, Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO106

ISBN: 0600365697

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 1260g, 224pgs, maps on endpapers. A comprehensive guide to the Navies and naval operations of World War II. Book is in good condition with mild general wear ad tear, dust jacket is in fair to good condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Histoire Du Chevalier Des Grieux et De Manon Lecaut

By: Prevost

Price: $5.50

Publisher: France, Garnier-Flammarion:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: FORNF2

Condition: Good


Softcover, edition not stated, french language, 210gms, 348 pages. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, small stamp and pen markings throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see listings for other foreign language books. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 20,000 books in stock we can't list them all!! View more info

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Antique Furniture

By: Quigley, Harold

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ANT56

ISBN: 0851797342

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint edition, 202g, 64pgs. This book provides a specialist guide to antique furniture and includes a history of how furniture developed from the Middle Ages to the Edwardian era, identifying styles and periods, famous markers, the French influence, and what to look for at auction sales. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear and shows some light soiling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Dollmaker's Worbook, The: French Dolls

By: Seeley, Mildred; Seeley, Vernon

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oneonta, N.Y., Seeley's Ceramic Service Inc.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: CRADOL12

Condition: Fair to Good


Soft cover, first edition, 300g, 81pgs. A guide to techniques for making antique doll reproductions. Book is in fair to good condition with marks on cover and mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Light Out of France: French Contributions to Civilization

By: Stanbury, John G; Chisholm, A. R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Angus & Robertson: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000124

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with original brown paper dj, boards are red, 210pp, weighs 412gms. This book covers and reviews the achievements of Frenchmen in art, philosophy, medicine, historiography, sculpture, archaeology, physics, mathematics, anthropology, theatre, linguistics and much much more. Contributions have been made by both English and Australian scholars. Book is in good condition for its' age with general age related wear and tear and page discolouration. Dj isn't price clipped and shows shelf wear and a number of small tears mainly around top and base of spine, edges are a little chatty, dj... View more info

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From All Sides: Memories of World War 2

By: Willey, Bob

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Glocestershire; United Kingdom, Allan Sutton Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO21

ISBN: 0862996783

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, First Edition, 225gms, 240 pages. From All Sides is a collection of accounts from some of the people whose lives were changed by that day: British and German, Czech and Russian, Polish and French. Book is in very good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, some very mild crease to right corner front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them a... View more info