French History

French History

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Toward the Brink, Manceron, Claude (translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux)
1 Manceron, Claude (translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux) Toward the Brink
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1983 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "It is 1785. Claude Manceron's blazingly readable, outrageously witty, sparkling history of the French Revolution continues. As this, the fourth volume, opens, Manceron takes us into the fascinating and terrible confidence game that came to be known as the Affair of the Queen's Necklace." 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Stones of Paris In History and Letters  (2 volume set), Martin, Benjamin Ellis and Charlotte M.
2 Martin, Benjamin Ellis and Charlotte M. The Stones of Paris In History and Letters (2 volume set)
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by John Fullylove 
B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. Two volume set. These books are in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition. The books and their contents are in clean, bright condition with some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners along with some beginning nicking to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. This set has been signed by both authors on the half title page of the first volume. "This book has been written for those who seek in Paris something more than a city of shows or a huge bazaar, something better than the cabaret wherein Francois I found entertainment, and yet not quite - still in Hugo's phrase - the library that Charles V esteemed it." ; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Regicide and Revolution Speeches at the Trial of Louis XVI, Walzer, Michael (editor)
3 Walzer, Michael (editor) Regicide and Revolution Speeches at the Trial of Louis XVI
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1974 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear endpaper has one small circle of paper punched out with a hole-punch (possible remainder mark). The price clipped dust jacket has some beginning edge wear and a couple of tiny nicks. "In Regicide and Revolution Professor Walzer presents a substantial essay on kingship and its destruction, taking as examples both the English and French Revolutions (the trials of Charles and Louis), but focusing on the French debate." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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