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FRENCH HISTORY.

FRENCH HISTORY.

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1 BAIGENT, MICHAEL; LEIGH, RICHARD; LINCOLN, HENRY. Holy Blood, Holy Grail.
Delacorte Press, New York: 1982. 0440036623 / 9780440036623 First U. S.A. Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
In 1891 a poor French priest in the little village of Rennes-le-Chateau discovered certain parchments. By his death in 1917 he had spent the equivalent of five million dollars, It was believed he had discovered a treasure of some kind. In fact, what he had discovered was an explosive secret. So revolutionary, so original, and so convincing that even the most faithful Christians will be moved. Certainly it promises to be one of the most talked-about books of the decade. 
Price: 18.75 USD
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2 CHAPMAN, GUY. The Dreyfus Trials.
Stein and Day, New York: 1972. 0812814878 / 9780812814873 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
The layman will find it a compellingly readable account of one of the most significant series of trials in modern European history. Includes an Index. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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3 CHARLOTTE, CATHERINE - LADY JACKSON. The French Court And Society: Reign Of Louis Xvi And First Empire (2 Volumes).
Richard Bentley and Son, London: 1881. h Hardcover, no dustjackets. Good condition considering age. Some deterioration and chipping at top and bottom of spines and cracks in binding. 
A history of many of the key personalities in the French Court during the reigns of Louis XVI and Napoleon I. 
Price: 71.96 USD
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4 CHARLOTTE, CATHERINE - LADY JACKSON. The French Court And Society: Reign Of Louis Xvi And First Empire Volume I.
L. C. Page and Company, Boston: 1897. Reprint Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition considering its age. 
A history of many of the key personalities in the French Court during the reigns of Louis XVI and Napoleon I. 
Price: 43.46 USD
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5 CHER, MARIE. Poison At Court: Certain Figures Of The Reign Of Louis The Fourteenth.
D. Appleton and Company, New York: 1931. First edition (unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. 
Deals with Louis XIV, Marie-Louise D'Orleans, Madame de Brinvilliers, Madame de Montespan, Racine, Madame de Sevigne, Saint-Simone, and Madame de Maintenon. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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6 DE STOECKL, AGNES. Four Years An Empress: Marie-louise, Second Wife Of Napoleon.
John Murray, London: 1962. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
The biography of the woman Napoleon married in anticipation of having an heir among other things. Includes an Index. 
Price: 36.81 USD
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7 DE TOCQUEVILLE, ALEXIS. The Old Regime And The French Revolution.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1955. Anchor Books Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Examines the nature of French society in the years before the Revolution. Why did the Revolution break out? Was it inevitable, and if so, why? How was France really changed by the Revolution? Why did the intellectuals become enemies of the old French state and society? Why was French nobility so estranged from the French people? Why, in short, werer Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette doomed to the guillotinees of the Revolution? In this work, De Toqueville examined these and many other questions, and in large measure definitively answered them. Translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert. Cover design by Leonard Baskin. 
Price: 7.51 USD
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8 DE TOCQUEVILLE, ALEXIS. The Old Regime And The French Revolution.
Doubleday, Garden City: 1983. 0385092601 / 9780385092609 Anchor Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Examines the nature of French society in the years before the Revolution. Why did the Revolution break out? Was it inevitable, and if so, why? How was France really changed by the Revolution? Why did the intellectuals become enemies of the old French state and society? Why was French nobility so estranged from the French people? Why, in short, were Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette doomed to the guillotines of the Revolution? In this work, de Toqueville examined these and many other questions, and in large measure definitively answered them. Translated into English from the French by Stuart Gilbert. 
Price: 10.17 USD
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9 FLANNER, JANET. Paris Journal: Volume One, 1944-1955.
Harcourt Brace Jovanvich, New York: 1988. 0156709481 / 9780156709484 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
"This volume of Flanner's journal begins with a stark picture of liberated Paris, cold and hungry after four years of German occupation, and ends with the French election campaign of 1955. With clarity and authority Flanner writes about the arts, the politics , and the economy of postwar Paris, where recovery, renewal, and turmoil are the order for the day." Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.59 USD
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10 FRANCE, ANATOLE; ALLINSON, ALFRED (TRANSLATED BY); MAUROIS, ANDRE (INTRODUCTION BY); OBERLE, JEAN (ILLUSTRATIONS) The Gods Are A-thirst ( Les Dieux Ont Soif).
The Herritage Press, New York (By Arrangement with Nonesuch Press, London): c 1942. h Hardcover, no dustjacket, in a slip case. Good condition. Slip case is faded. Book is in very good condition. 
A historical novel about the French Revolution. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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11 GRAHAM, VICTOR E. AND JOHNSON, W. MCALLISTER. The Paris Entries Of Charles Ix And Elizabeth Of Austria 1571 With An Analysis Of Simon Bouquet's Bref Et Sommaire Recueil.
University of Toronto, Toronto: 1974. 0802052843 / 9780802052841 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A panorama of the royal, aristocratic, and bourgeois elements of French society in its Parisian setting at the time of the marriage of Charles IX to Elizabeth of Austria in 1571. Contains illustrative material and an Index. 
Price: 23.66 USD
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12 HALASZ, NICHOLAS. Captain Dreyfus.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1955. 0671200291 / 9780671200299 s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
Tells the story of the courtmartial of Alfred Dreyfus and his ultimate exoneration. 
Price: 1.00 USD
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13 HALASZ, NICHOLAS. Captain Dreyfus: The Story Of Mass Hysteria.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1955. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Dustjacket is worn. 
Tells the story of the court-martial of Alfred Dreyfus and his ultimate exoneration. 
Price: 7.60 USD
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14 HORNE, ALISTAIR. The Terrible Year: The Paris Commune, 1871.
Viking, New York: 1971. 0670696994 / 9780670696994 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket and protective mylar covering. Very good condition. 
During la semaine sanglante of that terrible year a century ago in which the Paris Commune fell, between twenty and thirty thousand Parisians were slaughtered - by other Parisians. In this work, the author traces the events that led from the collapse of the French Army to the siege of Paris by the Prussians; the division of France between Paris and the provinces; the war between the disparate masses of Paris shored up by the National Guard and the surrounding forces of the Thiers government; and finally, to the massacre of the Communards at the end of May. Highly illustrated. 
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15 JACKSON, J. HAMPDEN. Clemenceau And The Third Republic.
Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., London: February 1948. Second Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 
The story of Clemenceau's life is inseparable from that of France throughout sixty crucial years. From the birth of the Third Republic to within a decade of his death he played a central part in every public crisis. Includes an Index. 
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16 JACKSON, J. HAMPDEN. Clemenceau And The Third Republic.
Collier Books, New York: 1962. First Collier Books Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The story of Clemenceau's life is inseparable from that of France throughout sixty crucial years. From the birth of the Third Republic to within a decade of his death he played a central part in every public crisis. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.84 USD
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17 KAUFFMANN, JEAN-PAUL. The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena.
Four Walls Eight Windows, New York: May 1999. 1568581718 / 9781568581712 s Softcover. Very good condition. 
From 1815, the year of his defeat at Waterloo, to 1821, the year of his death, Napoleon was exiled, a prisoner of the British on Saint Helena, an island beyond time, off the coast of Africa. This work chronicles the author's journey to Saint Helena, moving back and forth between the contemporary island and the nineteenth-century island on which Napoleon languished. Translated into English from the French by Patricia Clancy. 
Price: 7.60 USD
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18 KAUFFMANN, JEAN-PAUL. The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena.
Four Walls Eight Windows, New York: May 1999. 1568581289 / 9781568581286 First United States Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
From 1815, the year of his defeat at Waterloo, to 1821, the year of his death, Napoleon was exiled, a prisoner of the British on Saint Helena, an island beyond time, off the coast of Africa. This work chronicles the author's journey to Saint Helena, moving back and forth between the contemporary island and the nineteenth-century island on which Napoleon languished. Translated into English from the French by Patricia Clancy. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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19 LEFEBVRE, GEORGES. The Coming Of The French Revolution.
Princeton University Press, Princeton: 1970. 0691007519 / 9780691007519 Third Princeton Paperback Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. There is a coffee stain on the inside front cover and the half-title paper. 
Reconstructs the main outlines of the revolutionary happenings from roughly the summer of 1788 to October 1789. Covers the storming of the Bastille, the unbelievable and mad night of August 4th which made a holocaust (at least on paper) of the Old Regime, the contagious sweep of the Great Fear, and the turbulent march of Paris on Versailles early in October. Translated into English from the French by R. R. Palmer who also provides a Preface. Includes an Index. 
Price: 7.55 USD
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20 LEWIS, DAVID L. Prisoners Of Honor: The Dreyfus Case.
William Morrow and Company, Inc. New York: 1973. 0688002021 / 9780688002022 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 

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