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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

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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Description de la Ville de Florence

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

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

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

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

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 landscapes and moments of emotion. View more info

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Webster's New French Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.: 2010

Seller ID: 2284482

ISBN: 0470488778

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. French/English—English/French. With more than 70,000 references and 100,000 translations, Webster's New French Dictionary offers students, travelers, and business-people the ready reference they need in a handy, portable format. The most readable French dictionary available. Coverage of current phrases and usage. Ideal for school, work, and travel. Provides the right words quickly for every situation. View more info

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Atlas de Prehistoire, Tome I: Generalites--Methodes en Prehistoire [Prehistory, Volume I: General - Methods in Prehistory] (French Text)

By: Alimen, H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: .: 1965

Seller ID: 2289276

Condition: Very Good


a few light smudges on front wrapper, ink stamp and pencil name on front flyleaf, faint stain. 1965 Soft Cover. 185 pp. Text in French. Includes 97 figures, 16 black-and-white plates, 4 color plates, and a fold-out map. Collection L'Homme et Ses Origines [collection man and his origins]. Stations Prehistoriques - Methodes en Prehistoire - Chronologie - Matieres Premieres et Techniques - Archeologie Prehistorique de L'Europe: Paleolithque; Mesolithique; Neolithique; Metaux; Vie des Hommes Prehistoriques [Prehistoric Stations - Methods in Prehistory - Chronology - Raw Materials and Techniques - ... View more info

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Le Voyageur Sans Bagages / Le Bal Des Voleurs

By: Anouilh, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: La Table Ronde: 1958

Seller ID: 2208273

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1958 Mass Market Paperback. Two plays by a master of French experimental drama. View more info

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Great French Tales of Fantasy / Contes Fantastiques Celebres: A Dual-Language Book

By: Appelbaum, Stanley (editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dover: 2006

Seller ID: 2266107

ISBN: 0486447138

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. These six riveting fantasy classics from the golden age of the French short story will keep you glued to your chair. Drawn from the genre's outstanding nineteenth-century writers, they range from the Romantic era to the rise of the Symbolists and Decadents. Presented chronologically by date of publication, they include Charles Nodier's Trilby; or, The Elf of Argyll, Théophile Gautier's The Amorous Dead Woman, The Venus of Ille by Prosper Mérimée, Villiers de l'Isle-Adam's Second Sight, and two tales by Guy ... View more info

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Les Reves des Chasseurs

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Editions Beauchemin: 1942

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276378

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author on front flyleaf. Wrappers toned, crease on back corner. 1942 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 117, [3] pp. French text. The title translates to 'Hunter's Dreams'. Illustrated by Phoebe Thompson and Marjorie Borden. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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Tresor des Anciens Jesuites (Bulletin No. 153, No. 43 de la Serie Anthropologie)

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Musee National du Canada: 1957

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276391

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed to Hella Sachs and signed by author on title page. This volume was acquired from the personal library of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges rubbed. 1957 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [1], 242 pp. French text. The title translates to 'Treasure of the Old Jesuits'. A study of artifacts left by the Jesuits, who colonized portions of Canada during the 17th century. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

Image for Cote, Sculpteur Sur Bois (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1942, Tome XXXVI [36]) [Jean-Baptiste Côté]

Cote, Sculpteur Sur Bois (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1942, Tome XXXVI [36]) [Jean-Baptiste Côté]

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1942

Seller ID: 2276905

Condition: Very Good


Letter press invitation laid in, reading 'DaLiLa vous prie de venir Manger La Galette des Rois. 6 Janvier 1943, A 9 heures P.M., 260 MacLaren, R.S.V.P.'). This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., whose wife Hella owned quite a few books by Marius Barbeau, several with notes from the author to her, indicating the two were either good friends or colleagues who worked closely together. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 3-11, [1] pp, twelve plates follow text. French text, title translates as Cote the Wood Carver. A brief study ... View more info

Image for Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

Louis Jobin, Statuaire (1845-1928) (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1943, Tome XXXVII [37])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1943

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276907

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased. 1943 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 17-23, [1] pp. French text. A brief study of the career of a Canadian sculptor. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

Image for Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

Modalite Dans Nos Melodies Populaires (Memoires de la Societe Royale du Canada, Troisieme Series - 1944, Tome XXXVIII [38])

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Imprime Pour La Societe Royale Du Canada: 1944

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2276909

Condition: Good


Inscribed and signed to Hella Sachs by author on front wrapper. This volume was acquired from the personal collection of Julian Street, Jr., Hella's husband. Edges faintly creased, minor loss from corners, light stain on top page margin. 1944 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 15-25, [1] pp. French text, title translates as Modality in Our Popular Melodies. A brief study of music. Barbeau, considered the founder of Canadian anthropology, was a Rhodes Scholar and advocate of the preservation and celebration of the traditions of native peoples. View more info

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L'Heritage Occulte

By: Berry, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cherche Midi: 2014

Seller ID: 2279581

ISBN: 2749140935

Condition: Near Fine


French text. An exceptional copy. 2014 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Une passionnante partie d'échecs se met alors en place. De la révélation contenue dans le journal intime d'un dignitaire mormon du début du siècle dernier à la légendaire prophétie du Cheval blanc, en passant par l'étrange découverte faite dans une grotte du parc de Zion, Cotton va devoir élucider, au péril de sa vie, bon nombre d'énigmes historiques pour, enfin, faire la lumière sur cette affaire. View more info

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Maman A Un Amant (French Edition)

By: Beyala, Calixthe

Price: $5.00

Publisher: J'ai Lu: 1999

Seller ID: 2196626

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1999 Mass Market Paperback. On m'appelle Loukoum et j'ai maintenant douze ans. Depuis Le Petit Prince de Belleville, beaucoup de choses ont changé : j'ai une nouvelle maîtresse, je parle beaucoup mieux le français, je suis plus que jamais amoureux de Lolita, mais la vie n'est pas tous les jours facile. Surtout quand Maman décide de prendre un amant, un Blanc par-dessus le marché, et qu'elle .se met à vouloir apprendre à lire et à écrire. La liberté des femmes, c'est de la mauvaise graine. Elle pousse n'importe où, même entre leurs cuisses. C'est mon papa qui le dit... View more info

Image for Voyage Fait par Ordre de l'Imperatrice de Russie Catherine II, Dans le Nord de la Russia Asiatique, Dans la Mer Glaciale, Dans la Mer d'Anadyr, et sur les Cotes de l'Amerique, Depuis 1785 Jusqu'en 1794, in Two Volumes.

Voyage Fait par Ordre de l'Imperatrice de Russie Catherine II, Dans le Nord de la Russia Asiatique, Dans la Mer Glaciale, Dans la Mer d'Anadyr, et sur les Cotes de l'Amerique, Depuis 1785 Jusqu'en 1794, in Two Volumes.

By: Billings, Commodore [Joseph]; Sauer, M. [Martin]; Castera, J.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Chez F. Buisson, Imprimeur-Libraire: 1802

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289768

Condition: Very Good


First French translation of the work published in English the same year. Lacks the large atlas volume. Rebound with new end sheets. Bottom corner torn from last text page in first volume (no loss of text), faintly foxed throughout. 1802 Hard Cover. xxiv, 385, [1]; 418 pp. 8vo. French text. An account of Commodore Joseph Billings's expedition in search of a northeast passage on behalf of Catherine the Great (1785-1794), which resulted in significant advances in maps of Siberia, Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, Prince William Sound, etc. View more info

Image for Mort Artu: An Old French Prose Romance of the XIIIth [13th] Century, Being the Last Division of 'Lancelot du Lac,' Now First Edited from Ms. 342 (Fonds Francais) of the Bibliotheque Nationale, with Collations from Some Other Mss.

Mort Artu: An Old French Prose Romance of the XIIIth [13th] Century, Being the Last Division of 'Lancelot du Lac,' Now First Edited from Ms. 342 (Fonds Francais) of the Bibliotheque Nationale, with Collations from Some Other Mss.

By: Bruce, J. Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: AMS Press Inc.: 1974

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266474

ISBN: 0404566499

Condition: Near Fine


Top corner faintly bumped. 1974 Hard Cover. xxxvii, [1], 315, [5] pp. 8vo. 1974 reissue of 1910 edition. View more info

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La Peste

By: Camus, Albert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gallimard: 1947

Seller ID: 2208272

Condition: Very Good


Faint toning. 1947 Mass Market Paperback. Often translated as The Plague, this French-language novel tells the story of a plague that sweeps through French Algiers. View more info

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Stone Lyre: Poems of Rene Char (English and French Edition)

By: Char, Rene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tupelo Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2279726

ISBN: 1932195785

Condition: Very Good


Bilingual edition. Tiny ink mark to page ridge. 2010 Trade Paperback. Early Surrealist, resistance fighter, anti-nuclear activist, and exquisite poet, Rene Char is at the heart of 20th century French poetry.... Carlson gives English-language readers a real sense of Char's depth and breadth. And her masterful translations catch the barely contained drama that gives Char's work such tension and presence. View more info

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La Femme En Rouge (French Edition)

By: Chedid, Andree

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Flammarion: 1998

Seller ID: 2196611

ISBN: 2277237698

Condition: Good


Ink underlining. 1998 Mass Market Paperback. A French-language collection of stories from the Parisian author. View more info

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New Orleans Poems in Creole and French: Jules Choppin 1830-1914

By: Choppin, Jules; Shapiro, Norman R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Second Line Press: 2013

Seller ID: 2279729

ISBN: 0988962772

Condition: Near Fine


Bilingual edition. An exceptional copy. 2013 Trade Paperback. Jules Choppin, in his time, was a well known New Orleans poet who was published widely in local papers and the important Comptes rendus de l’Athénée Louisianais. Writing in both French and Creole, this bilingual edition is especially notable for the clever, good-humored fables in sprightly Louisiana Creole which this book centers on. Ably translated by renowned French and Creole translator Norman R. Shapiro, whose complete translations of La Fontaine are considered among the best. View more info

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Le Voyage d'Italie de Charles-Nicolas Cochin (1758) (Collection de l'Ecole Francaise de Rome 145)

By: Cochin, Charles-Nicolas; Michel, Christian

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ecole Française de Roma: 1991

Seller ID: 2198628

ISBN: 2728302359

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1991 Large Hardcover. viii, 510 pp. 57 black-and-white plates. French text. A 1991 facsimile of the 18th century Italian travelogue, originally published in 1758. Edited by Christian Michel. Cochin was a French engraver, designer, writer, and art critic who worked for King Louis XV and traveled with the famous Madame de Pompadour on a study tour of Italy, and later toured the excavations of Herculaneum. View more info

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Les Parents Terribles

By: Cocteau, Jean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Folio: 1972

Seller ID: 2196654

ISBN: 2070361497

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. En 1923 parait aux editions Stock le premier livre de dessins de Jean Cocteau. Le poete a alors 34 ans. On y retrouve plus d une centaine d illustrations: des portraits de Raymond Radiguet, Pablo Picasso, la comtesse de Noailles, des scenes de la vie quotidienne, des souvenirs des Ballets russes, des allegories Jean Cocteau s y revele un talentueux caricaturiste, croqueur de visages et d attitudes. Commemorant le cinquantieme anniversaire de sa mort, la reedition de cet ouvrage inestimable est un evenement. View more info

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La Resurrection de Sherlock Holmes [The Return of Sherlock Holmes]

By: Conan Doyle (Doyle, Arthur Conan)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: La Renaissance du Livre:

Seller ID: 2151662

Condition: Good


No date, circa 1910. Wrappers & pages toned, wrappers protected by onion skin jacket. Good. 271 pp. A French translation of stories featuring Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. View more info

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Les Aventures de Sherlock Holmes [The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes]

By: Conan Doyle (Doyle, Arthur Conan); P.O.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Felix Juven:

Seller ID: 2151661

Condition: Fair


Circa 1910. Spine creased with loss from head & foot, pages toned, binding shaken. vii, 274 pp. A French translation of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. View more info

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Wry-Blue Loves: Les Amours jaunes and Other Poems (French and English Edition)

By: Corbiere, Tristan; Dale, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Anvil Press: 2005

Seller ID: 2279735

ISBN: 0856463779

Condition: Near Fine


Bilingual edition. An exceptional copy. 2005 Trade Paperback. The chronically invalid son of a robust sea-captain and novelist father, Tristan Corbière (1845-75) published one book of verse and was virtually unheard of in his lifetime. He is an informal formalist, delighting in clashing registers of diction and outrageous puns. With pervasive self-mocking humour, his poems combine a hopeless love, a grounded sea-fever, a ferocious ironic compassion and a savage sympathy with dogs and underdogs. As Peter Dale writes in his introduction: 'Above all, he is his own man, able to resist the blandis... View more info

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PostMortem (French Edition)

By: Cornwell, Patricia

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Le Livre de Poche: 1995

Seller ID: 2196614

ISBN: 2253076325

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1995 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. French-language edition of the famous American thriller. View more info

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La Reine Morte

By: De Montherlant, Henry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gallimard: 1947

Seller ID: 2208271

Condition: Very Good


1947 printing. Faint toning. A French-language comedy about the royal family. View more info

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Voyage de Deux Artistes en Italie

By: De Spinola, M.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chez Barbou, Imprimeur-Libraire: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199178

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Nicely rebound in beige cloth with gilt titles and new endpapers. Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1838 Hard Cover. 283 pp. 12mo. French text. Engraved frontispiece, one engraved plate in text. A 19th century Italian travelogue which includes descriptions of Milan, Turin, Alexandrie, Monza, Pavie, Asti, Genes, Pise, Livourne, Sienne, Florence, Modene, Reggio, Ferrare, Mantone, Peschiera, Verone, Venise, Ancone, Laurette, Rome, and Naples. View more info

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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