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Image for Nouveau Guide de Florence et ses Environs, Compris la Vallombrosa, Alvernia et Camaldule, avec la Description de la Galerie des Statues et de Celle du Palais Pitti, du Gabinet Physique Ec. Ec., Ornee de Vues et Statues Plan de la Ville et Carte de la Toscane.

Nouveau Guide de Florence et ses Environs, Compris la Vallombrosa, Alvernia et Camaldule, avec la Description de la Galerie des Statues et de Celle du Palais Pitti, du Gabinet Physique Ec. Ec., Ornee de Vues et Statues Plan de la Ville et Carte de la Toscane.

By: N/A

Price: $225.00  $180.00

Publisher: Chez Gaspard Ricci Marchand Libraire: 1844

Seller ID: 2198748

Condition: Good


New edition. Boards toned and lightly rubbed, front and end matter foxed, a few text pages foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1844 Hard Cover. 293, 210 pp. 12mo. French text. A 19th century guide to Florence. Two fold-out maps precede text, engraved illustrations and drawings in text. View more info

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Guida per la Citta di Firenze e Suoi Contorni

By: N/A

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: Presso Ferdinando Formigli in Via Della Condotta: 1861

Seller ID: 2198749

Condition: Good


New edition. Edges rubbed with small tears and minor loss to spine head and foot, front and end matter and page ridges foxed, 2 inch tear to front fold-out, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1861 Hard Cover. vii, [3], 310 pp. 12mo. Paper over boards Italian text. A 19th century guide to Florence. Fold-out map precedes text, engraved illustrations. View more info

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Description de la Ville de Florence

By: N/A

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: Au Cabinet a l'Enseigne de Pallas, Pres le Canto de' Pazzi, Rue Balestrieri.: 1819

Seller ID: 2198753

Condition: Good


Wrapper beginning to split along front joint, minor loss from spine, handwritten title on spine, ink name on front wrapper. 1819 Soft Cover. 171, [1], xxiv, [173]-178 pp. Printed wrappers. French text. An early 19th century guide to Florence, with fold-out map opposite title page. View more info

Image for Description de la Ville de Milan et de Ses Environs, Compris la Chartreuse Pres de Pavie et Excursions de Cette Capitale aux Lacs de Como, de Lugano, au Lac Majeur et a Varese, Exposees a l'Usage des Voyageurs, Accompagnees des Instructions et des Notices Nécessaires aux Etrangers qui se Proposent d'Examiner les Objets Interessans, que Presente Cette Belle Partie de la Lombardie

Description de la Ville de Milan et de Ses Environs, Compris la Chartreuse Pres de Pavie et Excursions de Cette Capitale aux Lacs de Como, de Lugano, au Lac Majeur et a Varese, Exposees a l'Usage des Voyageurs, Accompagnees des Instructions et des Notices Nécessaires aux Etrangers qui se Proposent d'Examiner les Objets Interessans, que Presente Cette Belle Partie de la Lombardie

By: N/A

Price: $175.00  $140.00

Publisher: Chez Epimaque et Pascal Artaria: 1834

Seller ID: 2199179

Condition: Very Good


Nicely rebound - red cloth spine, paper over boards, gilt titles. Small stamp of Peabody Library appears twice inside, with their number on title page, owner bookplate on front endpaper, ink initials on half-title page. 1834 Hard Cover. 264, viii pp. 12mo. French text. Includes two fold-out maps and a fold-out engraving of the Duomo di Milano. A 19th century guide to Milan focusing on local architecture and other picturesque site-seeing opportunities. View more info

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The German Army from Within, By a British Officer Who Has Served In It

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1914

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: 2261627

Condition: Very Good


Text on front board lightly rubbed. 1914 Hard Cover. 192 pp. CONTENTS: Introductory; In the Cadet College; The Officer at Work and Play; The Non-Coms; Married Life in a German Garrison; The Training of Recruits; Uniforms and Badges; Transport and Manaeuvres; General Staff; The Secret Service; The War Lord and His Entourage; Random Recollections; Conclusion. View more info

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British German and Italian Aircraft: How to Spot Them

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) LTD.:

Edition: 25th Thousand

Seller ID: 2283094

Condition: Very Good


25th thousand. No publisher date. No jacket, a couple light stains on front board, spine lightly toned. 96 pp. Includes 320 drawings and photographs with descriptions. An identification guide to British, German and Italian aircraft. View more info

Image for Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted, FM 30-34); Military Intelligence Identification of British Aircraft, August 1, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Confidential, FM 30-31); Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted FM 30-39); Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, February 21, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-30); Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-35); Military Intelligence Identification of Japanese Aircraft, March 16, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-38); Recognition Training, August 1954 (Department of the Army Field Manual, FM 21-80)

Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted, FM 30-34); Military Intelligence Identification of British Aircraft, August 1, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Confidential, FM 30-31); Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted FM 30-39); Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, February 21, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-30); Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-35); Military Intelligence Identification of Japanese Aircraft, March 16, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-38); Recognition Training, August 1954 (Department of the Army Field Manual, FM 21-80)

By: N/A

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 2287625

Condition: Very Good


Stain along edges of Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941, ink stamp on front wrapper and stains on rear wrapper of Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941, multiple creases to wrappers of Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, Februrary 21, 1942, ink stamp on front wrapper of Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942, two ink stamps and p... View more info

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Recognition Handbook of Russian Aircraft

By: N/A

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Air Publication: 1942

Seller ID: 2283092

Condition: Very Good


Pencil name and ink note on front wrapper, general light wear. 1942 Soft Cover. Air publication 1480E. An identification guide to Russian aircraft. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Tabbed sections include: A: Single Engined Monoplane Landplanes; B: Twin Engined Monoplane Landplanes; C: Three Engined Monoplane Landplanes; D: Four Engined Monoplane Landplanes; E: Single Engined Biplane Landplanes; F: Multi Engined Biplane Landplanes; G: Flying-books Float Seaplanes ... View more info

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The Romanovs and the Crimea: Catherine II, Alexander I, Nicholas I, Alexander II, Alexander III, Nicholas II

By: N/A

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: The Russian Nobility Descendants Union / Kruk: 1993

Seller ID: 2283761

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed and toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. 167, [1] pp. A brief account of the lives of Romanovs, in Russian and English text, with numerous photographs captioned in Russian. View more info

Image for Treaty between Her Majesty and the Emperor of All the Russias for the Marriage of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh with H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrowna of Russia. Signed at St. Petersburg, January 22, 1874. (Russia. No. 1 (1874).) [His Royal Highness] [Her Imperial Highness] [Alexandrovna]

Treaty between Her Majesty and the Emperor of All the Russias for the Marriage of H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh with H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrowna of Russia. Signed at St. Petersburg, January 22, 1874. (Russia. No. 1 (1874).) [His Royal Highness] [Her Imperial Highness] [Alexandrovna]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00  $40.00

Publisher: Harrison and Sons: 1874

Seller ID: 2283762

Condition: Good


Appears to have been removed from a larger volume of government papers - evidence of sewings at binding edge, but no thread remains, so pages are loose. 1/2 inch closed tear to top edge, small smudge on first page. 1874 Disbound. [12 pp.] A government document memorializing the marriage between Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, the second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Alfred, to Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrowna of Russia. Included also are the articles dictating the t... View more info

Image for The Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia: A Life in Pictures, 1847-2006 (Eurohistory Commemorative Photobook #VI)

The Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna of Russia: A Life in Pictures, 1847-2006 (Eurohistory Commemorative Photobook #VI)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Kodak: 2006

Seller ID: 2286538

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2006 Large Hardcover. A photo history of the life of Marie Feodorovna. Maria Feodorovna (26 November 1847 – 13 October 1928), known before her marriage as Princess Dagmar of Denmark, was a Danish princess and Empress of Russia as spouse of Emperor Alexander III (reigned 1881–1894). She was the second daughter and fourth child of King Christian IX of Denmark and Louise of Hesse-Kassel; her siblings included Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom, King Fred... View more info

Image for Grand Duke Konstantin Nicholaievich of Russia and His Descendants. The Konstantinovich Grand Dukes: A Photo Album

Grand Duke Konstantin Nicholaievich of Russia and His Descendants. The Konstantinovich Grand Dukes: A Photo Album

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Kodak: 2006

Seller ID: 2286539

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2006 Large Hardcover. A photo history of the life of Grand Duke Konstantin Nicholaievich. Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (Russian: ??????????? ??????????? ????????; 21 September 1827 – 25 January 1892) was the second son of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and younger brother of Tsar Alexander II. During the reign of Alexander II, Konstantin was an admiral of the Russian fleet and reformed the Russian Navy. He was also an instrumental figure in the ... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News. Vol. LVI., Jan. to June 1870 [Volume 56, Nos. 1574-1600]

The Illustrated London News. Vol. LVI., Jan. to June 1870 [Volume 56, Nos. 1574-1600]

By: N/A

Price: $300.00  $240.00

Publisher: George C. Leighton: 1870

Seller ID: 2260273

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit rubbed with minor leather loss, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1870 Half-Leather. iv, 668 pp. Folio. Twenty-seven issues of The Illustrated London News, bound in one half-leather volume. Green leather spine and corners, gilt titles and rules, marbled boards, edges, and endpapers, five raised spine bands. Numerous engravings throughout (including several with a partial fold-out), with an index of these preceding the periodicals, and an engraved title pag... View more info

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Robin Hood Country: The County Guide to Nottinghamshire (Pitkin Guides)

By: N/A

Price: $4.00  $3.20

Publisher: Pitkin: 1996

Seller ID: 2265015

ISBN: 0853728275

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1996 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. CONTENTS: Robin Hood; Parks and Gardens; The Civil War; Literary Heritage; Market Towns; Religious Heritage; Roads, Canals and Railways; Mining and Making; Farming and Food; Sporting Nottinghamshire; Family Fun. View more info

Image for Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow.

Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow.

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Burbank, Inc.:

Seller ID: 2266375

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, text block beginning to loosen from stapled binding, first ten page edges bumped. 63 pp. Brief History of the Pilgrims: A Continuous History. Their Formation in England, Life in Holland, Experiences throughout the Years of the Establishment at Plymouth. Taken from Bradford's History and Contemporaneous Writings of Bradford and Winslow. View more info

Image for Guide Book to Fort Ticonderoga: Held In Turn by France, Great Britain and the United States

Guide Book to Fort Ticonderoga: Held In Turn by France, Great Britain and the United States

By: N/A

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: The Stinehour Press:

Seller ID: 2267200

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. Unpaginated. Topics include the fort at Ticonderoga, the stone fortress, the south wall, the French village, the interior of the fort, the west barracks, the bastions, the view from the ramparts, the canon, the museum collection, the restoration of the fort. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Famous Men of Britain (Tom Thumb Series)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Clark, Austin & Smith: 1850

Seller ID: 2280574

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa 1850), minor loss to spine head and to spine base. vii, 191 pp. 3 1/4 in. x 2 3/4 in. Gilt page ridges. A children's book featuring stories of famous men of Britain. View more info

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V.C. [The Victoria Cross]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Geo. Pulman & Sons, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283084

Condition: Good


Pages 19-22 loose but included, ink stamp on front wrapper, quarter-inch tear along spine head and spine base, wrappers split along spine base. 1942 Stapled Binding. 38 pp. Here are the stories of the Victoria Cross awards of this war announced up to the end of April, 1942. The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system. It is awarded for gallantry in the presence of the enemy to members of the British Armed Forces. It may... View more info

Image for Silhouettes of British Aircraft (Prepared by the Air Ministry)

Silhouettes of British Aircraft (Prepared by the Air Ministry)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1940

Seller ID: 2283090

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased. 1940 Soft Cover. 143 pp. An identification guide to British aircraft. CONTENTS: National Marking, Royal Air Force Aircraft; Fighters; Bombers; Army Co-operation; Fleet Air Arm; Reconnaissance; Transport, Communication and Training; Experimental; Civil. Includes illustrations. View more info

Image for We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Ai... View more info

Image for Objectif Paris: Images de la Ville a Travers Cinq Collections Photographiques Parisiennes

Objectif Paris: Images de la Ville a Travers Cinq Collections Photographiques Parisiennes

By: N/A

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Phileas Frog Paris Musees: 2003

Seller ID: 2202734

ISBN: 2879008085

Condition: Near Fine


Text in English and French. Page very faintly toned. 2003 Soft Cover. 142 pp. Text in English and French. Can anyone every capture Paris? Through the magificent visual journey that is prposed to use, we can find at once the high moments of History and the simplicity of common life, the great portraits of the capital as well as its metamorphoses. Reflected by the masters of yesterday or the photographers of today, the urban landscapes appeal to us like so many inner lands... View more info

Image for L'Album de la Guerre: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstitutee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par l'Illustration de 1914 a 1921. Edition augmentee de Documents Inedits et comprenant de Nombreuses Reproductions en Couleurs, ainsi qu'un Texte Sommaire constitutant un veritable Precis d'Histoire - Tome Premier et Second

L'Album de la Guerre: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstitutee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par l'Illustration de 1914 a 1921. Edition augmentee de Documents Inedits et comprenant de Nombreuses Reproductions en Couleurs, ainsi qu'un Texte Sommaire constitutant un veritable Precis d'Histoire - Tome Premier et Second

By: N/A

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: L'Illustration: 1923

Seller ID: 2271259

Condition: Good


Spines dried and faded with all gilt lost, boards rubbed, front and end matter lightly foxed. 1923 Full-Leather. [iv], 1311, [3] pp. Full leather, gilt titles and rules, Six photographic portraits precede text, fold-out map follows text. French text. A stunning visual history of World War I, illustrated with tipped in color illustrations, color plates, and black-and-white photographs. View more info

Image for An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

An Answer to John Robinson of Leyden, Now First Published from a Manuscript of A.D. 1609 (Harvard Theological Studies Series Volume IX [9])

By: A Puritan Friend; Burrage, Champlin

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006047

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An exceptional copy. 1920 Trade Paperback. xiii, 94 pp. Printed wrappers. The first appearance in print of an early 17th century manuscript written in response to the religious teachings of John Robinson, part of whose congregation became the group we now know as the Pilgrims. Text from Bodleian MS. Jones 30 at Oxford. Robinson, John (1575/6? - 1625), Church of England clergyman and separatist theologian, was born at Sturton, Notting... View more info

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The Comic History of England

By: A'Beckett, G.A. [Gilbert Abbott]

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Evans, and Co.: 1864

Seller ID: 2283682

Condition: Very Good


Two books in one volume. Binding repaired, corners a bit rubbed. 1864 Hard Cover. xviii, 320, 304 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. Color frontispiece (one of 20 color plates) and reproductions of 200 engravings by John Leech. The classic work by one of the original staff of Punch magazine, the weekly British humor magazine. A'Beckett also wrote the Comic History of Rome (to which John Leech also added illustrations), Comic Blackstone, etc., as ... View more info

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The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Fourth Edition, Volume 2

By: Abrams, M.H.; Donaldson, E. Talbot; Smith, Hallett; Adams, Robert M.; Monk, Samuel Holt; Lipking, Lawrence; Ford, George H.; Diaches, David

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1979

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2278687

ISBN: 0393950433

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth edition. Volume 2 only. No jacket, corners very lightly rubbed. 1979 Hard Cover. xlii, 2582 pp. Volume 2 only. Front endpapers illustrated with a map of England in the 19th and 20th centuries. Rear endpapers illustrated with a map of London in the 19th and 20th centuries. Volume 2: The Romantic Period; The Victorian Age; The Twentieth Century. View more info

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Trailing the Bolsheviki: Twelve Thousand Miles with the Allies in Siberia

By: Ackerman, Carl W.

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284891

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few light spots on boards. 1919 Hard Cover. xvi, 308 pp. 8vo. A work describing the political climate following World War I, and the rise of Bolshevism, by a New York Times correspondent who later became well known for his biography of George Eastman. View more info

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London: The Biography

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese / Doubleday: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2273292

ISBN: 0385497709

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxvi, 801, [5] pp. 8vo. 'London: The Biography is the pinnacle of Peter Ackroyd's brilliant obsession with the eponymous city. In this unusual and engaging work, Ackroyd brings the reader through time into the city whose institutions and idiosyncrasies have permeated much of his works of fiction and nonfiction. Peter Ackroyd sees London as a living, breathing organism, with its own laws of grow... View more info

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Thames: Sacred River

By: Ackroyd, Peter

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Vintage: 2008

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2275641

ISBN: 0099422557

Condition: Good


1st printing. Foxing to page ridges, light creasing to spine. 2008 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Thames: Sacred River is a history of the river from source to sea from prehistoric times to the present. It covers the flora and fauna of the river, paintings and photographs inspired by the Thames, its geology, smells and colours, its literature, laws and landscape, its magic and myths, architecture, trade and weather. View more info

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The Villas of Tuscany [Formerly Titled: Great Houses of Italy]

By: Acton, Harold Mario Mitchell

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199170

ISBN: 050024085X

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. 1985 Large Hardcover. 288 pp. An architectural tour of Tuscany, profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs, as well as reproductions of historical illustrations. View more info

Image for Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science

Pendulum: Leon Foucault and the Triumph of Science

By: Aczel, Amir D.

Price: $9.00  $7.20

Publisher: Atria Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202651

ISBN: 0743464788

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages lightly toned.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. x, 275 pp. In 1851, struggling, self-taught physicist Léon Foucault performed a dramatic demonstration inside the Panthéon in Paris. By tracking a pendulum's path as it swung repeatedly across the interior of the large ceremonial hall, Foucault offered the first definitive proof -- before an audience that comprised the cream of Parisian society, including the future emperor, Napoleon III -- that the earth r... View more info