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1 CONSTANT, BENJAMIN. Adolphe.
Garnier-Flammarion, Paris: 1965. Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
"C'est parce que toute l'existence de Benjamin Constant - l'un des hommes les plus intelligents qui furent jamais - est ecrit dans cette seule clef de la brievete de la vie, qu'il n'est pas une ligne de lui qui ne rende le son comme d'un perpetuel Mercrei des Cendres par ou tout son etre est investi de la plus inalienable de grandeur." - Charles du Bos 
Price: 8.65 USD
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2 HADAS, MOSES; THE EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. Great Ages Of Man, A History Of World Cultures: Imperial Rome.
Time-Life Books, New York: 1973. Great Ages of Man. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very Good condition. 
One of a series in the "Great Ages of Man" collection. A concise history of the social structures, culture, religion, technologies and demographic of society - from grand and long-lasting civilizations, to primitive settlements and nomadic tribes. This book studies the Roman Empire. High quality embossed fabric binding and full color photographs/ illustrations. Index Included. 
Price: 13.06 USD
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3 HYLAND, ANN; MANN, JOHN (FOREWORD). Equus: The Horse In The Roman World.
Yale University Press. New Have and London: 1989. 0300047703 / 9780300047707 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
The horse was a vital part of the Roman economy and army. This book - the first comprehensive study of the horse in the Roman world - was written by a professional horsewoman of many years' experience. Ann Hyland has explored literary and archaeological evidence to provide a survey of the Romans' use and treatment of horses. She also has tested replicas of ancient equipment in the field and has experimented with Roman military maneuvers, which has enabled her to revise some common assumptions about how Roman soldiers rode. Incudes an Index. 
Price: 122.55 USD
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4 JAMES, DONALD. La Chute De L'empire Sovietique.
Editions Sylvie Messinger, Paris: 1982. 2865830233 / 9782865830237 Ce livre a ete publie sous le titre The Fall of The Russian Empire, par les Editions Putnam & Sin, USA. s Livre d'occasion. Bon Qualite. Softcover. Good condition. 
Moscou, 1986. Le successeur de Brejnev vient de mourir et le Politburo est le theatre d'une luttesans merci pour la succession, tandis que dans toute l'URSS s'aggravent le mecontentmnt, la revolte des ethnies minoritaires et - par voie de consequences - la repression policiere: il faut penser dans la ligne ou se resoudre a aller penser dans les camps du goulag, civil ou militaire. Quand la Russie, le coeur de l'URSS se reveillera, c'est 1/6 de la planete qu'elle ebranlera, et cet avenir depeint par Donald James d'apres des donnees politiques et economiques reelles, est proche. Traduit de l'anglais par Maud Sissung. 
Price: 34.27 USD
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5 MACAULAY, LORD. Lays Of Ancient Rome.
T. Nelson & Sons, Ltd.: London. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
Covers what is called the history of the Kings and early Consuls of Rome which is to a great extent fabulous. The contents includes Horatius, The Battle of the Lake Regillus, Viginia, The Prophecy of Capys, The Battle of Moncontour, Ivry, The Armada, The Battle of Naseby, Sermon in a Churchyard, and Epitaph on a Jacobite. 
Price: 29.35 USD
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6 SCARRE, CHRIS. Chronicle Of The Roman Emperors: The Reign-by-reign Record Of The Rulers Of Imperial Rome.
Thames and Hudson, London: 1995. 0500050775 / 9780500050774 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Condensing 500 or so years of rulers into a short book is no mean feat. And the author has succeeded admirably. It contains historical narrative that is easy to follow, quotes about the emperors from their contemporaries, and pictures of their coins, monuments, and buildings. Includes an Index. 
Price: 31.83 USD
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7 SIMON, CLAUDE. Le Vent: Tentative De Restitution D'un Retable Baroque.
Les Editions de Minuit, Paris: 1957. 270730056X / 9782707300560 First Edition, Seventh Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
"Un roman riche et neuf qui atteint, dans son foisonnement, a la pure et nette poesie des oeuvres de rigueur." - Claude Mauriac, Le Figaro 
Price: 66.45 USD
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