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A SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY

By: Sterne, Laurence

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Illustrated Editions Company: 1930

Order Number: 16036

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Boards a bit darkened. Bookplate. ; Author Sterne journeyed through France and Italy in 1765 and first published his saccharine account of the trip in 1768. Sadly Sterne died only three weeks after its original publication; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 192 pages View more info

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SENSATIONS OF PARIS

By: Strong, Rowland

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, McBride, Nast & Company: 1912

Order Number: 13399

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities. Occasional very light foxing; Impressions of the Paris of a century ago; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 288 pages View more info

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THE SEINE FROM HAVRE TO PARIS

By: Thorpe, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1913

Order Number: 2289

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing to boards. Hinges a bit weakening. Stamped on front endpaper. Endpapers browned. ; Dark red boards with gilt lettering and decoration. Top edge gilt; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 493 pages View more info

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COTE D'OR

By: Tomlinson, H. M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1929

Edition: Fourth Edition

Order Number: 18731

Condition: Very Good-


Boards frail ; Criterion Miscellany # 2; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 23 pages View more info

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LA LOIRE Historique Pittoresque Et Biographique

By: Touchard-Lafosse, G.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tours, Chez Lecesne: 1851

Order Number: 12287

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities. Light to moderate foxing ; The Loire valley region, in French; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 517 pages View more info

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HIGHLIGHTS AND HERITAGE Toulouse Midi-Pyrenees

By: Valdiguie, Brigitte and Michel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Panayrac, Editions Daniel Briand: N.D.

Order Number: 2359

Condition: Very Good+


Slim coffeetable book, profusely illustrated; 4to; 75 pages View more info

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GUIDE TO THE FRENCH RIVIERA

By: Van Egeraat, L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Allert De Lange: 1965

Order Number: 18670

Condition: Very Good+


Maps and b&w photographs. Decorative stamp to front free endpaper. Sticker on title page (as issued) : "Universe Books Inc. - New York"; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 208 pages View more info

DECRETA DE L'ASSEMBLE NATIONALE

By: Various

Price: $1,433.44

Publisher: Paris, Various: circa 1790

Order Number: 11064

Condition: Very Good+


Typical wear for the period; Apparent collection of open letters to King Louis XVI. Each letter has author and publishing information listed afterwards. In French. Book appears appropriate to the period with attendant wear; 8vo View more info

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LES CHATEAUX DE NORMANDIE

By: Vedres, G. (Introduction)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Du Chene: 1942

Order Number: 18678

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. ; Short descriptions and at least one photograph for each described castle; B&W Photographs; 8vo View more info

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LES SILENCES DE LA MER

By: Vercors

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1942

Order Number: 18668

Condition: Very Good-


Spine a bit browned, boards with light edgewear; La Revue; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 68 pages View more info

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IN CHÂTEAU LAND

By: Wharton, Anne Hollingsworth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 2314

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; Top edge gilt. 25 sepia colored photographs ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 390 pages View more info

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A MOTOR-FLIGHT THROUGH FRANCE

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19037

Condition: Very Good-


Board with moderate wear. Spine ends lightly fraying. Small hole to spine. Front hinge weak, back hinge started. Tape residue to endpapers ; Green decorative boards with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. "The motor-car has restored the romance of travel, " writes Wharton, who in this lesser known book, tools around in Gaelic history, from Rouen to Nimes to Soissons; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 201 pages View more info

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UNDISCOVERED FRANCE An Eight-Week Automobile Trip in the Provinces with Special Reference to the Architecture, Archaeology, History, and Scenery

By: Williams, Emile Francis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1927

Order Number: 2310

Condition: Very Good


Darkening to spine, light fading and wear to boards. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 364 pages View more info

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LA NORMANDIE ET LES BAINS DE MER DE LA COTE NORMANDE La Bretagne Et Les Bords De La Loire. Établissements Divers Classés Par Ordre Alphabétique De Localités

By: [Guides-Joanne]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Hachette: 1889

Order Number: 18760

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light edgewear and a bit slanted. Pages browned. Light occasional marginal dampstaining to pages ; Large advertising sections; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 64, xix, 329, 104 pages View more info

PARIS Son Histoire, Ses Monuments, Ses Musées, Ses Établissements Divers, Son Administration, Son Commerce Et Ses Plaisirs

By: [Hachette Bibliothèque Des Chemins De Fer]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie De L. Hachette Et Cie: 1854

Order Number: 5139

Condition: Good+


Boards a bit worn and with some waterstains. Front hinge cracked and nearly separated from spine. Library inkstamp to title page. Dampstaining throughout. Occasional foxing. Back hinge weakening. Fold-out pp. 138 tape repaired; "Nouveau Guides des Voyageurs accompagné de 18 plans". A rare guide with beautiful colored fold-out maps of some Parisian attractions including the Louvre, Les Jardins des Plantes, Le Pere-Lachaise cemetery, and, interestingly, seating ch... View more info

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RIVIERA Südfrankreich, Korsika, Algerien Und Tunis

By: [Meyers Reisebücher]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Bibliographisches Institut: 1910

Edition: Eighth Edition

Order Number: 17760

Condition: Very Good+


Mit 27 Karten und 36 Plänen. A Baedeker clone; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 430, 52 pages View more info

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ORDONNANCE DU ROI DU 31 MAI 1838, PORTANT RÈGLEMENT GÉNÉRAL SUR LA COMPTABILITÉ PUBLIQUE

By: [Ministère Des Finances]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Paris, De L'Imprimerie Royale: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 8558

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly worn and with spine ends frayed. Former owner's note to first blank page. First and last few pages browned and brittle. Otherwise internally a firm and tight and copy ; 1/4 leather boards. A rare document from past days of french history: "Ordonnance du roi réglant le régime de la comptabilité publique, d'une façon générale et destinée à maintenir un ordre sévère dans cette branche de l'administration" (Wikipedia) ; 8vo; 351 pages View more info

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Châteaux of the loire

By: [Nagel Travel Guide Series]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Geneva, Nagel Publishers: 1967

Order Number: 18714

Condition: Near Fine


4 colored plans, 6 black'and'white plans, 1 colored map; The Nagel Travel Guide Series; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 192, 10 pages View more info