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L'Encyclopedie De Diderot Et D'Alembert (Recueil De Planches, Sur les Sciences, Les Arts Liberaux, Et Les Arts Mechaniques, Avec Leur Explication)

By: Diderot, Denis; Veyrier, Henri

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Henri Veyrier: 1965

Seller ID: 2290882

Condition: Very Good


Single faint spine crease, wrappers lightly soiled. 1965 Large Softcover. 15 x 10. This particular volume, featuring hundreds of detailed technical drawings, deals with various forms of industry, from tanneries to textiles. It details specifics of setup, equipment, uses, etc. of looms, mills, and other industrial subjects. Includes many fold-out illustrations. Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (English: Encyclopedia, or a systematic dictionary of the sciences, arts, and crafts) was a general encyclopedia published in France between 1751 and 1772, w... View more info

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El Baron de Courcy: Ilustraciones de un viaje, 1831-1833 [The Baron de Courcy: Illustrations of a Trip, 1831-1833] (Spanish and French Text)

By: Diener, Pablo; Manthorne, Katherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Artes de Mexico: 1998

Seller ID: 2281518

ISBN: 9686533761

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine. 1998 Large Hardcover. 93 pp. Spanish and French dual-text. En el siglo xix, un enigmatico aristocrata frances viajo de Canada al Caribe, pasando por Mexico y Estados Unidos. Los esplendidos paisajes que vio quedaron plasmados en las acuarelas y los dibujos que ilustran este libro. ENGLISH TRANSLATION: In the nineteenth century, this enigmatic French aristocrat traveled through the Americas, capturing the landscapes he observed in the drawings and watercolors that illustrate this book. View more info

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Les Dernieres Aventures de Sherlock Holmes (Collection des Maitres de la Litterature Entrangere) [The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

By: Doyle, A. [Arthur] Conan; Labat, Louis

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Albin Michel:

Seller ID: 2151659

Condition: Good


Spine toned & lightly creased, pages toned, wrappers protected by onion skin jacket, ink stamp on front flyleaf. Good. 338 pp. A French translation of The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. View more info

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Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

By: Du Fay, L'Abbe; [Vauban, Sebastien Le Prestre]

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard: 1729

Seller ID: 1659688

Condition: Good


French text. Loss to spine ends, lightly foxed, a few marginal ink notations in French, owner's title label on spine. 1729 Hard Cover. [8], 198, [10] index. Nouvelle et Derniere Edition. Buff paper boards, sewn binding. A treatise on geometry followed by a distillation of Vauban's theories regarding military architecture. Vauban was the most respected mind of his time in this field, and his innovations led to significant changes in fortified structures. This work contains numerous illustrations indicating the benefits of particular geometric configurations in terms of strength and strategic va... View more info

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Relation d'un Voyage en Italie, suivie d'Observations sur les Anciens et les Modernes

By: Dupre, Alphonse

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chez Anthe. Boucher, Imprim.-Librairie: 1824

Seller ID: 2199437

Condition: Good


Spine lightly creased with a few splits starting, corners rubbed and lightly curled, light stain to rear wrapper and last few pages. 1824 Soft Cover. viij, 545 pp. 12mo. French text. Printed wrappers. Engraved frontispiece of St. Pierre de Rome. A 19th century Italian travelogue, written in the tradition of the Grand Tour. View more info

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King of a Hundred Horsemen: Poems (English and French Edition)

By: Etienne, Marie; Hacker, Marilyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: 2009

Seller ID: 2279734

ISBN: 0374531927

Condition: Fine


Bilingual edition. 2009 Trade Paperback. Marie Étienne's poetry is inspired by the synthesis of the contemporary and the classical, the tragic and the mundane?the quotidian transformed by the tragic prisms of myth and history. Through a profound and complex reinterpretation of the sonnet form, the book reflects, as in a mosaic of shattered mirrors, many of the writer's ongoing preoccupations: the relationship of East and West; an eroticism at once physical and cerebral; the interaction of poetry and prose; the strange blending of the everyday and the foreign, in which the most exotic journeys... View more info

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Tablettes d'un Champenois: Tout Chemin Conduit a Rome

By: Fievet, Victor; de Martonne, Alfred

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Veuve Fievet: 1853

Seller ID: 2198623

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in quarter leather with marbled boards and new endpapers and flyleaves, with original printed wrappers bound in. Ink name and brief note on front wrapper, minor loss from wrapper corners, scattered faint foxing to text, minor wear to board corners. 1853 Hard Cover. 332 pp. A 19th century French-language guide to Rome, by a journalist and historian who also worked as a printer, and was a member of the Société des gens de lettres. View more info

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Recueil des Oraisons Funebres, Prononcees par Messire Esprit Flechier; Eveque de Nismes. Nouvelle Edition, dans laquelle on a ajoute un Precis de la vie de l'Auteur.

By: Flechier, Esprit

Price: $150.00

Publisher: A Paris, Chez Saillant & Nyon, rue Saint Jean de Beauvais / la Veuve Desaint, rue du Foin S. Jacques: 1774

Seller ID: 2134532

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed with some loss from corners and from spine gilt and label, front joint weakening, ink number on front paste-down endpaper, ink name on verso of front free endpaper. 1774 Full-Leather. 446, [2] pp. 12mo. A collection of funerary orations by the Bishop of Nismes. View more info

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Avions Anglais: Photographies Fiches Techniques

By: France Editions

Price: $10.00

Publisher: France Editions: 1945

Seller ID: 2194619

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1945 Stapled Binding. [16 pp.] French-language work with photographs, silhouette illustrations, and technical information on British aircraft during WWII. View more info

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Pour Une Ambition Francophone: Le Desir et L'Indifference

By: Gallet, Dominique

Price: $10.00

Publisher: L'Harmattan: 1995

Seller ID: 2207490

Condition: Good


Highlighting. 1995 Trade Paperback. A french-language text on the ever-changing perspectives of French as a mode of communication. View more info

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Philosophie Logique, 2 volumes in 1 [Logical Philosophy] [FRENCH TEXT]

By: Gratry, A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Charles Douniol / J. Lecoffre: 1858

Seller ID: 2298893

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. Edges and board rubbed, some loss to top of spine. 1858 Three-Quarter Leather. Both volumes in one. Three-quarter leather with marbled boards and marbled page ridges. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Auguste Joseph Alphonse Gratry (usually known as Joseph Gratry; 10 March 1805 ? 6 February 1872) was a French author and theologian. View more info

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The Penguin Book of French Verse 3

By: Hartley, Anthony

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2263639

Condition: Good


6th printing. Pages toned. 1968 Mass Market Paperback. Includes poems from Baudelaire, Victor Hugo, and many more! View more info

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The Theatre of the Basoche: The Contribution of the Law Societies to French Mediaeval Comedy

By: Harvey, Howard Graham

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1941

Seller ID: 2196429

Condition: Fair


Boards and pages warped, large stain to rear board, stains to boards and page edges, ink note on title page. 1941 Hard Cover. vi, 253 pp. Harvard studies in romance languages. Published under the direction of the department of French and other romance languages and literatures. Volume XVII. ...this book is a statement of claim, a statement of the property rights of the French Law Societies in the mediaeval comedy. Keywords: THEATER PLAYS ENTERTAINMENT FRENCH MEDIEVAL COMEDY LANGUAGE LITERATURE HARVARD LAW LEGAL View more info

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Rhinoceros (French Edition)

By: Ionesco, Eugene

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Folio: 1972

Seller ID: 2196653

ISBN: 2070368165

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. Eugene Ionesco (1909-1994) wrote more than twenty plays, as well as many stories, memoirs, and theoretical essays, and was elected a member of the French Academy. Rhinoceros and The Leader are literary landmarks. View more info

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Une Prière Pour Owen

By: Irving, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Seuil: 1989

Seller ID: 2279283

ISBN: 2020107120

Condition: Very Good


French language. Includes jacket. Tiny scuff. 1989 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Lorsque John Wheelwright évoque avec nostalgie le puzzle invraisemblable de sa jeunesse, un personnage en émerge : Owen, son ami dont la frêle enveloppe dissimulait une volonté de fer, une foi absolue et la conviction profonde qu''il était l''instrument de Dieu. Cet ange du Bizarre ne s''était-il pas assigné la double tâche de réparer le tort causé à John et de sauver le monde? View more info

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Suit (Souvenirs / Uniformes / Insignes / Techniques): La Legion, No. 3, Avril 1985

By: L.A.R.S. (Editeur)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2194702

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Front cover creased. 1985 Large Softcover. 64 pp. A French military publication. Text in French. View more info

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Balloon Terms: Their Definitions and French Equivalents

By: Lahm, F.S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1918

Seller ID: 2204944

ISBN: 1165326310

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on rear wrapper. 1918 Stapled Binding. 30 pp. A modern facsimile of the 1918 original. Text in English and French.  KEYWORDS: LAHM BALLOON TERMS DEFINITIONS FRENCH EQUIVALENTS MILITARY HISTORY TRANSPORTATION REFERENCE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FRANCE View more info

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Larousse Pocket French/English English/French Dictionary

By: LaRousse

Price: $3.00

Publisher: LaRousse: 1994

Seller ID: 2267992

ISBN: 2034207009

Condition: Very Good


1994 Mass Market Paperback. A helpful guide to translating between French and English. View more info

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Collection de Theses Medico-Chirurgicales, Sur les points les plus importans de la Chirurgie theorique & pratique: Tome Premier et Tome Second.

By: Le Baron De Haller

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chez Vincent: 1757

Seller ID: 2163457

Condition: Fair


Boards loose, most of spine leather gone, edges rubbed, ownership marks of College of Physicians of Philadelphia in both volumes. 1757 Full-Leather. xi, [1], 443, [1]; ii, 414 pp. 12mo. French text. Full calf. A collection of dissertations on surgical theory and practice by various authors, compiled by the Swiss anatomist, sometimes referred to as the 'father of modern physiology'. Garrison-Morton, in describing other works, said of Haller: 'Haller was one of the most imposing figures in the whole of medicine, besides being a superb bibliographer and the founder of medical bibliography. As a p... View more info

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Venise ou Coup-d'Oeil Littéraire, Artistique, Historique, Poetique et Pittoresque, Sur les Monuments et les Curiosites de cette Cite. (l'Italie des Gens du Monde.)

By: Lecomte, Jules [Francois]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hippolyte Souverain, Editeur: 1844

Seller ID: 2199415

Condition: Very Good


Rebound in quarter linen with new end sheets, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper, lightly foxed throughout. 1844 Hard Cover. 664 pp. 8vo. French text. A 19th century travel guide to Venice by the French historian, providing a general account of sites to see, locations of literary and intellectual interest to visit, and an overview of Venetian society. The first book in a series entitled l'italia des Gens du Monde. View more info

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Plume Precede de Lointain Interieur

By: Michaux, Henri; Roubaud, Colette

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gallimard: 2000

Seller ID: 2279276

ISBN: 2070393909

Condition: Very Good


Pages faintly toned. 2000 Mass Market Paperback. French-language text featuring works and information about the celebrated French writer and poet. View more info

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A Strasbourg: De Paris et a Bale (Collection Des Guides-Joanne)

By: Moleri, Par M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Librairie De L. Hachette: 1862

Seller ID: 2199447

Condition: Good


Front free endpaper removed, faint pencil marks and ink stamp on title page, boards a bit rubbed. 1862 Hard Cover. viii, 408; 128 pp., w/4-page index and appendix of advertisements following text. 8vo. A French itinerary for notable architectural sites. Includes a descriptive history, illustrations, and maps. View more info

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L'Avare

By: Moliere

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Larousse: 1992

Seller ID: 2196652

ISBN: 2038713022

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1992 Mass Market Paperback. Harpagon (du latin harpagonem, grippe-sou ) est un personnage égoïste, mesquin, cupide et odieux. Ce parfait avare arrange les mariages de ses deux enfants Cléante et Élise. Mais Élise s'est déjà fiançée à Valère, en secret, et l'amoureux n'a pas hésité à se faire passer pour un valet pour être auprès de sa dulcinée. Cléante, quant à lui, rêve d'épouser Marianne. Ce qu'il ne sait pas, c'est qu'elle est également l'Élue choisie par son père Harpagon : le quiproquo est entretenu durant toute la pièce. Au IVe acte, le tré... View more info

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Les Grands Raids d'Avions

By: Mortane, Jacques; General Denain

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Tours Maison Mame: 1936

Seller ID: 2191842

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, ink gift note & owner information on front endpapers. 1936 Large Hardcover. 120 pp. French text. An overview of various types of aircraft, with color illustrations. View more info

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Traite de Fortification Souterraine, Suivi de Quatre Memoires sur les Mines; Par le Chef de Bataillon du Genie Mouze, Ancient Commandant de Mineurs

By: Mouze

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Chez Levrault, Schoell et Cie., et chez Magimel: 1804

Seller ID: 2266244

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Nicely rebacked with new endpapers, original boards preserved. Royal Engineers Library stamp on half-title and title pages, illegible ink name on title page, corner of title page restored. 1804 Half-Leather. viii, 428, 20 fold-out plates. An excellent treatise on underground fortifications and the use of mines and other explosives in their defense. The included plans are very detailed, and some are hand-colored to designate particular sections and functions of fortifications. The book was written not by a military scholar, but by a soldier involved in this type of warfare firsth... View more info

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Black Star: 60 Years of Photojournalism (English, German and French Edition)

By: Neubauer, Hendrik

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Konemann: 1997

Seller ID: 2265859

ISBN: 3895082503

Condition: Very Good


Text in English, German, and French. Jacket edges rubbed. Pages lightly toned. 1997 Large Hardcover. 460 pp. Text in English, German, and French. Black Star's catalogue of photos reflects the diversity of themes found in the history of photojournalism - from the International Brigade of the Spanish civil war to the misery of Rwandan refugees in a Zaircan camp. Black Star's immoral photographs range from a tramp sleeping on a Parisian shop window ledge to the back rooms of the Bank of England. Black Star's journalists are always at the right place at the right time to report on everything. This... View more info

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The Church Mice at Bay / Les Souris de L'eglise aux Abois (England and French Dual-Text)

By: Oakley, Graham

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gallimard: 1983

Seller ID: 2280983

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, sticker on rear board, front board very slightly bowed. 1983 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. England and French dual-text. Arthur and Sampson's method: learn English with humour. A children's picture book story about church mice. View more info

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Liberation Des Femmes : Annee Zero

By: Partisans

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Francois Maspero: 1970

Seller ID: 2263651

Condition: Good


Highlighting to final chapter, binding weak. 1970 Mass Market Paperback. A French-language collection of writings on the oppression of women and a critique of modern society. View more info

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L'Italie Inconnue [, in Three Volumes]:Nord; Centre; Sud (Itineraires Archeologiques)

By: Pillement, Georges

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Editions Bernard Grasset: 1962

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2198729

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, from a printing of 39 copies, 25 numbered and 14 lettered. This set is #20 of volume 1, and #23 of volumes 2 and 3. Rebound in boards by G. Gauche of Paris. Boards lightly foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1962 Hard Cover. 364; 342; 326 p. 8vo. Beige cloth over boards, dark green morocco spine labels, gilt titles and rules, marbled endpapers. French text. Illustrated with photographs taken by the author. A travelogue by the French writer and photographer who won the Prix des Deux Magots for his novel Plaisir d'amour in 1937, and contributed to the ... View more info

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The Practical French Teacher; or, a New Method of Learning to Read, Write, and Speak the French Language

By: Pinney, Norman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Huntington & Savage: 1849

Seller ID: 2204939

Condition: Very Good


Text in English and French. No jacket, spine head and spine base rubbed, page ridge lightly foxed, label to front paste-down endpaper. 1849 Hard Cover. 400 pp. Text in English and French. Some of the principal advantages, which the present work is thought to offer over others on this method, are the following: An improved arrangement, fuller instruction and exercise on the subjective mood, on those tenses of the verb which present many irregularities as the first future, the present subjective, and the simple perfect, fuller explanations and exercises on the past tenses, on the use of the auxi... View more info