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1 Algrant, Christine Pevitt Madame de Pompadour: Mistress of France
New York Grove Press 2002 0802117260 / 9780802117267 BCE Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

Price: 9.00 USD
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2 Alsop, Susan Mary. Yankees at the Court: the First Americans in Paris.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1982 0385156359 / 9780385156356 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good Octavo 
From the jacket..."Critical times call for unusual & urgent measures. Such are the years 1775-85.The court is Versailles, and the Yankees are America's first diplomats. The European exploits of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, John Jay, and others are colorful histories replete with intrigue. Success is imperative. Susan Mary Alsop is a descendant of John Jay." In Brodart protective cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Asher, Michael Death in the Sahara: The Lords of the Desert and the Timbuktu Railway Expedition Massacre
Skyhorse Publishing 2008 1602396302 / 9781602396302 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Very Good Large Octavo 

Price: 7.00 USD
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4 Asprey, Robert B. The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
New York Basic Books 2000 046504879X / 9780465048793 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Remainder mark on bottom edge Thick Large Octavo 
This is the first volume of a two-volume, cradle-to-grave biography, covering Napoleon's life from 1758 to 1805. 580pp. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Baldick, Robert The Siege of Paris
New York The Macmillan Co. 1964 1st Printing Hard Cover (x-library) VG- DJ VG- Octavo 
Ex-library with usual markings and labels, card pocket rear. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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6 Baxter, John We'll Always Have Paris: Sex and Love in the City of Light
New York Harper Perennial 2006 0060832886 / 9780060832889 Uncorrected Advance Proof Pictorial Soft Cover As New 12mo 

Price: 8.00 USD
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7 Becker, George J., ed. Paris Under Siege 1870-1871, from the Goncourt Journal
Ithaca Cornell University Press 1969 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Very Good Remainder stamp on bottom Edge Octavo 
Front flyleaf corner (not price) clipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Belbenoit, Rene (Prisoner 46635) Dry Guillotine: Fifteen Years Among the Living Dead
New York E.P. Dutton & Co. 1938 14th Printing Hard Cover Very Good DJ Good (price clipped) Large Octavo 
The classic account of prison life on Devil's Island and escape to freedom. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 Bierman, John Napoleon III and His Carnival Empire
New York St. Martin's Press 1988 0312018274 / 9780312018276 1st Printing Hard Cover (x-library) Very Good DJ Very Good (spine sunned) Large Octavo 
Ex-library with usual markings and labels, card pocket rear. Dust jacket in plastic sleeve, glued to end papers. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Birnbaum, Pierre The Anti-Semitic Moment: A Tour of France in 1898
New York Hill & Wang 2002 0809065010 / 9780809065011 1st Printing Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Large Octavo 

Price: 7.00 USD
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11 Blond, Georges La Grande Armee
Arms & Armour Press 1995 1854092529 / 9781854092526 Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Thick Large Octavo 
544pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Blond, Georges La Grande Armée
Edison Castle Books 2000 0785818367 / 9780785818366 Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Thick Large Octavo 
Critics have called this 544-page study the tour de force of books on Napoleon's army. Early in his career, the author actually interviewed aging veterans and survivors of the Napoleonic wars. Retrace each step of the Emperor's Grande Armée. Rare combat prints, drawings, and sketches accurately depict military apparel and weaponry, while charts, theater of operations, maps, casualty lists and statistics add to this chronicle's clarity and value. 560 pages, 47 b/w illus. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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13 Bonaparte, Napoleon and Joseph The Confidential Correspondence of Napoleon Bonaparte with His Brother Joseph, Sometime King of Spain, Vol. 2
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1856 Hard Cover Good No Jacket as Issued Octavo 
Faded gilt titles on blind-stamped brown cloth. 372pp + ads. Foxing on early pages, including the engraved frontispiece portrait of Joseph Bonaparte. Contemporaneous library label fep. Minor loss at top of spine. Minor staining on cover and outside edge of text block. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Bruce, Evangeline Napoleon and Josephine: An Improbable Marriage
New York Kensington Books 1996 1575660563 / 9781575660561 1st Printing Soft Cover Fine (small fault) Thick Large Octavo 
New York Times: "Provides a colorful richly textured dual portrait of the flamboyant French emperor, his sensual Creole wife, and the turbulent social, political, and cultural world in which Napoleon and Josephine lived." 555pp. Soft bend on first three pages. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Buckley, Veronica The Secret Wife of Louis XIV: Françoise d'Aubigné, Madame de Maintenon
New York Picador 2010 0312430051 / 9780312430054 1st Printing Soft Cover Very Good (fault) Octavo 
Bumped on bottom front edge. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 Buckley, Veronica The Secret Wife of Louis XIV: Françoise d'Aubigné, Madame de Maintenon
New York Picador 2010 0312430051 / 9780312430054 1st Printing Soft Cover Very Good (fault) Octavo 
Ffep corner clipped. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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17 Burke, Edmund Reflections on the Revolution in France
Indianapolis The Bobbs-Merrill Co. 1955 Later Printing (8th) Soft Cover Near Fine Octavo 
Name, original price stamp ffep. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 Burns, Michael Dreyfus: A Family Affair, 1789-1945
New York HarperCollins 1991 0060163666 / 9780060163662 BCE Hard Cover Near Fine DJ Near Fine Thick Large Octavo 
576pp. Maps on end papers. Owner's blind stamp on Dedication Page. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Butterfield, H. Napoleon
Collier Books 1973 7th Printing Mass Market Paperback Very Good Punch top front corner 

Price: 7.00 USD
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20 Butterfield, H. Napoleon
Collier Books 1962 1st Printing Mass Market Paperback Fine 

Price: 15.00 USD
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