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Last Updated December 21, 2016


1. An American & George Rose. A Letter on the Genius and Dispositions of the French Government, Including a View of the Taxation of the French Empire. Bound together with "Observations Respecting the Public Expenditure, & the Influence of the Crown", by George Rose. 1810. Philadelphia & London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1810. This is a leather bound volume containing three separate publication bound together. The first two are listed in the title. The George Rose publication is a second edition published in London in 1810. The third item is "Speech, of the Rt. Hon. William Windham, in the House of Commons, May the 26th, 1809, on Mr. Curwen's Bill, For Better Security Independence and Purity of Parliament, by Preventing the Procuring or Obtaining of Seats by Corrupt Practices". Bound in brown half leather, with leather spine and corners with marbled paper boards. There is wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Some discoloration to the covers and the corners are bumped and rubbed through. The text block is sound and the pages are clean and tightly bound. $150.00

2. Archives Nationales. LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE A TRAVERS LES ARCHIVES. Des Etats Generaux au 18 Brumaire. Archives de France. Paris: Archives Nationales, 1988. 438 pages. VG in VG dust jacket. With wonderful photographic illustrations, transcriptions and descriptions of the original historic documents dealing with the French Revolution. Text is in French, but there is also an accompanying booklet which translates some of the text into English. A large and beautiful publication.  $45.00

3. Barbero, Alessandro. Charlemagne. Folio Society edition. Folio Society, 2006. New condition. Still in the original publisher's shrink wrap. $55.00

4. Burke, Edmund & Wayne LaPierre. Reflections on the Revolution in France.  Palladium Press, 2002. 484 pages. Full brown leather Palladium Press edition. Very good condition. $11.50

5. De L'Ardeche, M. Laurent. History of Napoleon, from the French of M. Laurent De L'Ardeche. Two Volumes in One. Complete. Appleton and Company, 1853. Ca. 1853 edition. Full black leather binding. Illustrated and gold-decorated spine and front cover. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners are rubbed through. Page 15-16 has been about partially torn away, with about half of the page missing. The binding is tight. With 21 hand-colored illustrations and numerous additional woodcut illustrations throughout. $100.00

6. Hugo, Victor. The Destroyer of the Second Republic: Being Napoleon the Little. New York: Sheldon & Company, 1870. Some shelf wear. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Some fading to the spine. The binding is tight and the pages are clean. $18.00

7. Mercier, M. New Picture of Paris. Two volume set. Translated from the French. London: H.D. Symonds, 1800. 1800 edition. Two volume set. Both volumes bound in the original brown full leather bindings. There is wear to the spine edges and corners, with a couple of small chips to the edges of the spine and the corners worn through. A few rubbed spots to the covers. The bindings are remarkably preserved. The text blocks are tight and the pages are clean. Light foxing only. $300.00

8. Philippart, John. Campaign in Germany and France, from the Expiration of the Armistice, Signed and Ratified June 4, 1813, to the. Of the Abdication of the Throne of France by Napoleon Buonaparte. Volume II of II only. London: C.J. Barrington in the Strand, 1814. 408 pages. 1814 printing. This is volume II of II only. Blue cloth covers show wear to the spine edges and corners, with the corners slightly bumped. May be a later rebinding, but if so it was 19th-century. The leather spine title has some scuffs, but is still legible. Some foxing to the text. $125.00

9. Wagner, Captain Arthur L. Cavalry Studies From Two Great Wars, Comprising The French Cavalry in 1870. The German Cavalry in the Battle of Vionville - Mars-La-Tour. The Operations of the Cavalry in the Gettysburg Campaign. Hudson- Kimberley, 1896. Blue cloth covers. Wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. The spine is darkened. A few scuffed spots to the covers. Corners bumped. $18.00

10. William D. Ticknor. DESULTORY REMINISCENCES  OF A TOUR THROUGH GERMANY, SWITZERLAND, AND FRANCE. By an American. Boston: William D. Ticknor, 1838. 364 pages. Some shelf wear. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Fading to the binding. Pages are clean and tightly bound. $48.50

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