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c1870 ORAISONS FUNEBRES Bossuet FRENCH leather
c1870 ORAISONS FUNEBRES Bossuet FRENCH leather

Price: £69.99

Leather bound with gilt detail to spine and red cloth boards.  Great collection of Bossuet oratories illustrated with engraved portrait frontispiece and many further engraved plates throughout. Jacques-Benigne Bossuet (September...

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c1870 Oraisons Funebres Et Panegyriques Bossuet New Edition
c1870 Oraisons Funebres Et Panegyriques Bossuet New Edition

Price: £58.00

A French collection of funeral orations and eulogies. Nouvelle edition, suivant le texte de l'edition.

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c1870 Rapports de la Commission Nommee French Education Reports
c1870 Rapports de la Commission Nommee French Education Reports

Price: £59.99

An interesting collection of French educational reports. 'Reports of the Committee appointed May 7, 1851 by the Federal Council on the establishment of a federal university and a polytechnic and bills for these establishments.' With...

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c1871 2vol Oeuvres Completes de Moliere French Theatre Comedies
c1871 2vol Oeuvres Completes de Moliere French Theatre Comedies

Price: £99.99

A collection of the comedic plays of French playwright, Moliere. In French. New edition. Illustrated with coloured frontispieces by Mm. Geffroy and H. Allouard. Complete in two volumes.

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c1871 Les FEERIES de la SCIENCE by S. Henry BERTHOUD
c1871 Les FEERIES de la SCIENCE by S. Henry BERTHOUD

Price: £80.00

S. Henry Berthoud's Les Feries de la Science. Bound in half calf with gilt lettering and decoration. In French. With Alexander Day booksellers label on the front pastedown. Samuel Henry Berthoud (1804-1891).   With numerous...

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c1873 Lettres Portugaises Avec Les Reponses Mlle Aisse edited by Eugene Asse
c1873 Lettres Portugaises Avec Les Reponses Mlle Aisse edited by Eugene Asse

Price: £39.99

The letters of Mademoiselle Charlotte Aisse. In French. With a portrait of Mlle. Aisse to frontispiece. Mademoiselle Charlotte Aisse (a corruption of Haide), (c.1694 13 March 1733), French letter-writer, was the daughter of a...

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c1877 5vols Ouevres de P Corneille Rotrou Scarron Theatre Complet Illustrated
c1877 5vols Ouevres de P Corneille Rotrou Scarron Theatre Complet Illustrated

Price: £650.00

Five volumes of theatrical works from notable French playwrights.In the original French.With four plates to Corneille volume I, four plates to Corneille volume II, four plates to Corneille volume III, three plates to Scarron and three...

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c1880 2vol Oeuvres de Francois Coppee French Short Stories Fiction Fine Bindings
c1880 2vol Oeuvres de Francois Coppee French Short Stories Fiction Fine Bindings

Price: £79.99

A very handsomely bound pair of the works of Francois Coppe. Coppe (26 January 1842 23 May 1908) was a French poet and novelist. Coppe was famed as le pote des humbles (the poet of the humble). His verse and prose focus on plain...

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c1880 2vol Theatre de Pierre Corneille French Plays Medee Horace Cinna
c1880 2vol Theatre de Pierre Corneille French Plays Medee Horace Cinna

Price: £59.99

A collection of the plays of French playwright, Pierre Corneille. In French. Pierre Corneille (6 June 1606 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with...

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c1880 De L'Education des Filles Fenelon Dialogue de Morts
c1880 De L'Education des Filles Fenelon Dialogue de Morts

Price: £35.00

Francois Fenelon's essays on the science of raising children. In French. This work is often seen as being somewhat ahead of its time, as it insists that girls should receive a thorough education, particularly in theological matters,...

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c1880 Dictionnaire des Operas Lyrique Musical Dictionary in French
c1880 Dictionnaire des Operas Lyrique Musical Dictionary in French

Price: £185.00

An index of roughly six thousand operas, with information on their plot, significant actors, and the year of their first production. In French.  Pierre Athanase Larousse (October 23, 1817 January 3, 1875) was a French...

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c1880 Histoire D'un Conscrit de 1813 Quarante Deuxieme Erkmann-Chatrian Novel
c1880 Histoire D'un Conscrit de 1813 Quarante Deuxieme Erkmann-Chatrian Novel

Price: £38.00

An historical novel from Erckmann-Chatrian.In the original French. With the bookplate of John Gretton, 1st Baron Gretton to the front pastedown. John Gretton was a British businessman and Conservative politician. He also won two gold...

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c1880 L'Espion Fenimore Cooper French Translation Illustrated Edited by E Pech
c1880 L'Espion Fenimore Cooper French Translation Illustrated Edited by E Pech

Price: £24.99

A French translation of James Fenimore Cooper's novel, The Spy. Adapted into French by Emile Pech. Illustrated throughout by L. Bombled. At the beginning of the Revolutionary War, Harvey Birch, a peddler, becomes a spy for the...

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c1880 VILLARS England Ireland Scotland FRENCH
c1880 VILLARS England Ireland Scotland FRENCH

Price: £199.99

An extensively illustrated book on England, Scotland nd Ireland. Bound in half morocco with marbled paper covered boards and gilt lettering. In French. An interesting book on the British Isles.  Villars writes a picturesque...

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c1881 3vol Les Confessions Jean-Jacques Rousseau Flammarion Binding
c1881 3vol Les Confessions Jean-Jacques Rousseau Flammarion Binding

Price: £325.00

A handsomely bound set of Rousseau's Les Confessions in a presentation slip-case. In French. Illustrated throughout with numerous tissue-guarded plates. Bound by Flammarion (ink stamp to verso of front free-endpaper). Complete...

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c1884 Contes Choisis Alphone Daudet Stoakely Binding Edition Speciale Plates
c1884 Contes Choisis Alphone Daudet Stoakely Binding Edition Speciale Plates

Price: £250.00

An attractively-bound copy of this collection of stories for young people from Alphonse Daudet.Including tales such as, Le Secret de Maitre Cornille, La Famille Joyeuse, La Fuite and many more.With engravings throughout by Emile Bayard...

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c1885 2vol Oeuvres de Rabelais Robida Illustrations Pierrre Jannet Ed Conforme
c1885 2vol Oeuvres de Rabelais Robida Illustrations Pierrre Jannet Ed Conforme

Price: £400.00

A beautifully-bound collection of the works of Rabelais.Illustrated throughout with hundreds of vignette engravings, and forty-eight plates, many of which are coloured. Edition conforme aux derniers textes revus par l'Auteur. Rabelais...

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c1885 Tribulations Chinois & 500 M de la Begum J. VERNE
c1885 Tribulations Chinois & 500 M de la Begum J. VERNE

Price: £99.99

Three tales from the Voyages Extraordinaires by Jules Verne. Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering and spine decoration. This book is three stories published in one volume. With illustrations by Benett. Jules Gabriel...

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c1888 Charles Simond Shakespeare Raconte A La Jeunesse Plates Decorative Binding
c1888 Charles Simond Shakespeare Raconte A La Jeunesse Plates Decorative Binding

Price: £55.00

An uncommon volume on certain works of Shakespeare in very attractive and ornate cloth binding.Written in French and with plates and decorative embellishments throughout, the volumes deal with historical context of several...

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c1889 Magot Chine China FRENCH Children's LINDEN Illus
c1889 Magot Chine China FRENCH Children's LINDEN Illus

Price: £57.99

A scarce, presumed first and only edition of this illustrated French children's novel about world travel. Featuring numerous illustrations. The front pastedown has a prize presentation label from the Ecole de Jeunes Filles, rue...

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c1890 A Bound Collection of Plates by French Artists Depicting the Aristocracy
c1890 A Bound Collection of Plates by French Artists Depicting the Aristocracy

Price: £99.99

An attractively bound selection of aristocratic plates by French artists. The title page has been neatly removed, leaving the title and exact date of publication a mystery. With plates, in colour, sepia and monochrome, by...

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c1890 Andre Theuriet Contes de la Vie Intime Short Stories Scarce
c1890 Andre Theuriet Contes de la Vie Intime Short Stories Scarce

Price: £44.99

A collection of short stories, offering an insight in people's private lives. M. Theuriet gives natural, simple pictures of rustic and especially of woodland life, and Thophile Gautier compared him to Jaques in the forest of Arden....

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c1890 Carmen H Meilhac et L Halevy Georges Bizet
c1890 Carmen H Meilhac et L Halevy Georges Bizet

Price: £95.00

Georges Bizet's classic opera in four acts, in the original French.New edition. 'Partition Chant et Piano Transcrite par l'Auteur.'With a hand-drawn ink sketch to the front free-endpaper. The opera, written in the genre of opra comique...

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c1890 Fables De La Fontaine M Felix Lemaistre Illustrated Tales French Language
c1890 Fables De La Fontaine M Felix Lemaistre Illustrated Tales French Language

Price: £60.00

Jean de La Fontaine's work of Classic French literature. An illustrated edition with many vignettes throughout. In a prize binding for Laurel Bank School. In the original French. Undated,...

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c1890 La Fin du XVIIIe Siecle Le Duc de Nivernais 1763-1798 Lucien Perey
c1890 La Fin du XVIIIe Siecle Le Duc de Nivernais 1763-1798 Lucien Perey

Price: £90.00

A comprehensive historical and biographical work.Written by Lucien Perey.In the original French.Illustrated, with a portrait frontispiece of the Duke of Nivernais.This work gives an account of the Duke's life and social setting from...

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c1890 La Neuvaine de Colette JEANNE SCHULTZ
c1890 La Neuvaine de Colette JEANNE SCHULTZ

Price: £47.99

Bound in half leather with marble paper-covered boards and gilt lettering and decoration. Jeanne Schultz wrote a number of books including La maine de Sainte Modestine, Jean de Kerdren and Ce Qu'elles Peuvent. This book was previously...

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c1890 MASSILLON Oeuvres SERMONS Petit Careme FRENCH
c1890 MASSILLON Oeuvres SERMONS Petit Careme FRENCH

Price: £39.99

Leatherbound volume with marble paper covered boards and marble paper pastedowns. Jean Baptiste Massillon (June 24, 1663 - September 28, 1742) was a French Catholic bishop and famous preacher, Bishop of Clermont from 1717 until...

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c1890 Penees de Pascal sur La Religion et sur Quelques Autres Sujets
c1890 Penees de Pascal sur La Religion et sur Quelques Autres Sujets

Price: £59.99

A collection of the observations of philosopher Blaise Pascal. In French. Including his thoughts on religion, along with a brief memoir of his life. New edition, containing additions.

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c1890 Poesies de Alfred de Vigny Maxime Formont Georges Dilly French Poetry
c1890 Poesies de Alfred de Vigny Maxime Formont Georges Dilly French Poetry

Price: £36.99

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c1890 ROME Monuments Souvenirs Illustrated Art FRENCH
c1890 ROME Monuments Souvenirs Illustrated Art FRENCH

Price: £59.99

Paperbound volume with patterned covers, and lots of illustrations.

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c1891 3vol Memoires du General Bon de Marbot Jean Baptiste Antoine Marcellin
c1891 3vol Memoires du General Bon de Marbot Jean Baptiste Antoine Marcellin

Price: £225.00

A collection of the memoirs of French General, Jean Baptiste Antoine Marcellin Marbot.In French. Illustrated with three engraved frontispieces. Forty-seventh edition. Marbot joined the republican army as a volunteer in 1799. At the...

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c1895 FRANCOIS COPPEE Contes en Prose FRENCH
c1895 FRANCOIS COPPEE Contes en Prose FRENCH

Price: £39.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine, marble paper covered boards and marble paper pastedowns. Franois Edouard Joachim Coppe (26 January 1842 23 May 1908), was a French poet and novelist. He was born in Paris to a...

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c1898 Figures et Choses Qui Passaient Pierre Loti Leather Binding
c1898 Figures et Choses Qui Passaient Pierre Loti Leather Binding

Price: £75.00

A collection of the essays of Pierre Loti. Including A Loyola, Passage de Carmencita, La Danse de Epees and many others.

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c1898 Justice by Hector Malot French Novel Illustrated
c1898 Justice by Hector Malot French Novel Illustrated

Price: £44.99

A novel by Hector Malot, with in-text illustrations. In French. Hector Malot (May 20, 1830 - July 17, 1907) was a French writer born in La Bouille, Seine-Maritime. He studied law in Rouen and Paris, but eventually literature became...

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c1900 16vol in 8v Oeuvres Victor Hugo Les Chatiments Edition Ne Verietur French
c1900 16vol in 8v Oeuvres Victor Hugo Les Chatiments Edition Ne Verietur French

Price: £300.00

Sixteen volumes in eight of Victor Hugo's work.In the original French.Victor Hugo has an extensive bibliography and the selected works present to these volumes are:1. La Legende des Siecles and La Legende Des Siecles continued.2....

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c1900 2vol La Guerre en Ballon Le Capitaine Danrit Fiction the War of Tomorrow
c1900 2vol La Guerre en Ballon Le Capitaine Danrit Fiction the War of Tomorrow

Price: £120.00

A smart copy of this war novel about fighting using dirigibles and hot air balloons. In French. With numerous illustrations throughout by Paul de Semant and coloured title page. Part of the 'La Guerre de Demain' series. Complete...

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c1900 2vols in 1 Les contes Drolatiques Honore de Balzac Droll Tales
c1900 2vols in 1 Les contes Drolatiques Honore de Balzac Droll Tales

Price: £125.00

Two volumes, bound as one, of Honore de Balzac's Les Contes Drolatiques.Illustrated throughout, with numerous colour plates throughout.In the original French. Eight plates to volume I and six to volume II. All illustrations are...

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c1900 2vols Oeuvres de E Verhaeren Scribners Morocco Binding French Lang Poetry
c1900 2vols Oeuvres de E Verhaeren Scribners Morocco Binding French Lang Poetry

Price: £195.00

Two volumes of Emile Verhaeren's works.To the first volume is Les Campagnes Hallucinees, Les Villes Tentaculaires - Les Douze Mois and Les Visages de La Vie. To the second volume is Les Soirs, Les Debacles, Les Flambeaux...

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c1900 2vols Theatre de Corneille Nouvelle Edition Prefaces de Voltaire Plays
c1900 2vols Theatre de Corneille Nouvelle Edition Prefaces de Voltaire Plays

Price: £120.00

Two volumes of work by eminent dramatist Pierre Corneille.In the original French.With a preface to the first volume by Voltaire.Corneille is typically regarded as one of the three great seventeenth century French dramatists...

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c1900 BEAUMARCHAIS Le Barbier de Seville FRENCH Play
c1900 BEAUMARCHAIS Le Barbier de Seville FRENCH Play

Price: £36.99

Leatherbound volume with gilt title to the spine, marble paper covered boards, and marble paper pastedowns. Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (1732 1799) was a watchmaker, inventor, musician, politician, fugitive, spy, publisher,...

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c1900 Histoire de La Poesie L'Abbe A. Henry French Poetry Leather Binding
c1900 Histoire de La Poesie L'Abbe A. Henry French Poetry Leather Binding

Price: £36.00

A scarce history of French poetry from L'Abbe A. Henry.Covering the sixteenth century to the first part of the seventeenth century.

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c1900 Honore de Balzac Led Contes Drolatiques Calf Illustrated
c1900 Honore de Balzac Led Contes Drolatiques Calf Illustrated

Price: £75.00

An illustrated copy of Balzac's Les Contes Drolatiques  - the first volume.The Hundred Tales is a collection of stories published by Honore de Balzac in Paris.With six-hundred illustrations throughout, some of which are coloured....

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c1900 L'Eternel Cotillon Octave Pradels Illustrated by Leon Lebegue
c1900 L'Eternel Cotillon Octave Pradels Illustrated by Leon Lebegue

Price: £89.00

A scarce copy of this French work by Octave Pradels. Illustrations in the text by Leon Lebegue.

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c1900 L'hymne de France Pierre de Ronsard Poem Reprint Louis Rouart
c1900 L'hymne de France Pierre de Ronsard Poem Reprint Louis Rouart

Price: £60.00

An early twentieth century edition of Pierre de Ronsard's L'hymne de France.In the original French.A facsimile reprint of the 1549 first edition printed by Michel Vascosan.With the original paper wraps bound in.Pierre de Ronsard was...

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c1900 La Sarcelle Bleue Rene Bazin French Novel Fine Binding
c1900 La Sarcelle Bleue Rene Bazin French Novel Fine Binding

Price: £49.99

A French novel from Rene Bazin. Ren Franois Nicolas Marie Bazin (26 December 1853 20 July 1932) was a French novelist. He contributed to Parisian journals a series of sketches of provincial life and descriptions of travel, and...

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c1900 La Terre Qui Meurt Rene Bazin Autumn Glory Novel Peasant Farming Vendee
c1900 La Terre Qui Meurt Rene Bazin Autumn Glory Novel Peasant Farming Vendee

Price: £86.00

An early twentieth century edition of Rene Bazin's notable work.In the original French.La Terre qui Meurt was first published in 1899 before being translated into English in 1901. It paints a picture of the decay of peasant farming...

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c1900 Le Puits de Sainte Claire Anatole France Well of Saint Claire
c1900 Le Puits de Sainte Claire Anatole France Well of Saint Claire

Price: £125.00

A  collection of short stories from influential and prolific author, Anatole France. France was a successful novelist, with several best-sellers. Ironic and skeptical, he was considered in his day the ideal French man of...

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c1900 Les Enfants Victor Hugo Le Livre de La Mere New Edition
c1900 Les Enfants Victor Hugo Le Livre de La Mere New Edition

Price: £37.00

Victor Hugo's poetry collection, Les Enfants. New edition. In the original French.

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c1900 Mon Oncle et Mon Cure Jean de la Brete Illustrated French
c1900 Mon Oncle et Mon Cure Jean de la Brete Illustrated French

Price: £22.99

A lavishly illustrated French novel from Jean de la Brete. In French. Illustrated throughout with plates and vignette engravings from E. Vulliermin. Jean de La Brete, the pseudonym of Alice Cherbonnel, born in Saumur in 1858...

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c1900 Nos Vieilles Gens Oscar Huguenin French Fiction Illustrated Uncommon
c1900 Nos Vieilles Gens Oscar Huguenin French Fiction Illustrated Uncommon

Price: £39.99

A collection of short stories by Oscar Huguenin. Contains four short stories; L'Apprenti Tailleur, Guerre Civile, L'Oncle du Bresil and Pour la Pipe. With 52 engraved illustrations. Uncommon.

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c1900 Oeuvres de Alfred de Musset Poesies Nouvelle Poetry French
c1900 Oeuvres de Alfred de Musset Poesies Nouvelle Poetry French

Price: £55.00

One volume of poetry by Alfred de Musset.From a wider collection of his complete works, this volume is his Poesies Nouvelles. In the original French.Text itself is undated.Features his Rolla, Les Nuits, Poesies Nouvelles Contes en...

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c1900 Oeuvres de Boileau Avec Une Introduction par E Fournier Poetry French
c1900 Oeuvres de Boileau Avec Une Introduction par E Fournier Poetry French

Price: £40.00

A collection of Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux's poetry.Boileau was a french poet and critic famed for reforming the form of French poetry. His work was greatly influenced by the great Roman poet Horace.In the original French. This...

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c1900 Oeuvres de Sully Prudhomme Poesies
c1900 Oeuvres de Sully Prudhomme Poesies

Price: £79.99

A copy of 'Oeuvres de Sully Prudhomme', Ren Franois Armand (Sully) Prudhomme (16 March 1839 6 September 1907) was a French poet and essayist, winner of the first Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1901. Born in Paris, Prudhomme originally...

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c1900 Oeuvres de Sully Prudhomme Poesies 1879-1888 Gift Inscription Photograph
c1900 Oeuvres de Sully Prudhomme Poesies 1879-1888 Gift Inscription Photograph

Price: £96.00

A collection of French poet Sully Prudhomme's works.In the original French.With an interesting gift inscription to the recto of the front endpaper dedicated to a couple on their wedding day. A photograph from 1909 of...

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c1900 Perles de la Poesie Francaise Contemporaine Eugene Lacomble Poetry French
c1900 Perles de la Poesie Francaise Contemporaine Eugene Lacomble Poetry French

Price: £70.00

A fascinating anthology of French poetry. Edited by Eugene Edouard Bernard Lacomble, an officer in the Royal Netherlands Navy. In original French.This work contains works from many French master poets such as Alphonse...

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c1900 RENAN Vie de Jesus Life FRENCH Nonconformist
c1900 RENAN Vie de Jesus Life FRENCH Nonconformist

Price: £69.99

Good continental binding. Leatherbound volume with marble paper covered boards and marble paper pastedowns. Ernest Renan (February 28, 1823October 12, 1892) was a French philosopher and writer, deeply attached to his native province...

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c1900 Theatre de Regnard Suivi des Poesies Diverses de La Provencale Moland
c1900 Theatre de Regnard Suivi des Poesies Diverses de La Provencale Moland

Price: £50.00

A collection of Regnard's theatrical works in one volume. With an introduction by Louis Moland.Jean Francois Regnard was one of the most popular comic lyricists of the seventeenth century. After Moliere, his dramatic works...

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c1905 Les Roi Des Montagnes Edmond About French Language Novel Relfe Bro Binding
c1905 Les Roi Des Montagnes Edmond About French Language Novel Relfe Bro Binding

Price: £85.00

A lovely copy of this French-language novel.In a Relfe Brothers binding for Penistone Grammar School, with their name gilt stamped to the front board. Binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper.In the original French.Undated, dated...

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c1906 Promenades dans Paris by Georges Cain
c1906 Promenades dans Paris by Georges Cain

Price: £79.99

A copy of 'Promenades dans Paris' by Georges Cain. Includes a frontispiece and numerous plates and illustrations throughout. A copperplate ink inscription has been left to the front blank. In French.

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c1907 Oeuvres de Sully Prudhomme Fine Binding French Poetry
c1907 Oeuvres de Sully Prudhomme Fine Binding French Poetry

Price: £89.99

A beautiful collection of the poetry of Sully Prudhomme, French Nobel prizewinner. In French. Ren Franois Armand (Sully) Prudhomme (16 March 1839 6 September 1907) was a French poet and essayist, and was the first ever winner...

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c1910 Contes et Nouvelle en Vers by J de la Fontaine
c1910 Contes et Nouvelle en Vers by J de la Fontaine

Price: £69.99

A copy of 'Contes et Nouvelles en Vers'. Written by J. de la Fontaine (July 1621 April 1695), the most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his Fables,...

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c1910 Journal d'une Courtisane DELCAMP novel FRENCH
c1910 Journal d'une Courtisane DELCAMP novel FRENCH

Price: £29.99

Vellum bound with decorative gilt tooling to spine and marbled paper covered boards. French novel by Andre Delcamp.

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c1910 Maitresses Roman SURVILLE DE BALZAC novel FRENCH
c1910 Maitresses Roman SURVILLE DE BALZAC novel FRENCH

Price: £24.99

Vellum bound with decorative gilt tooling to spine and marbled paper covered boards. French novel by the author Laurent Duhamel-Surville de Balzac.

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c1910 Michele Strogoff Jules Verne Moscou-Irkoutsk Illustrated Voyages
c1910 Michele Strogoff Jules Verne Moscou-Irkoutsk Illustrated Voyages

Price: £65.00

A decorative copy of this novel from Jules Verne, described by Davidow as, 'One of the most thrilling tales ever written'.Part of Verne's Voyages Extraordinaire series. Illustrated throughout with pictures by Ferat, which have been...

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c1912 Lamartine French Biography Rene Doumic Alphonse
c1912 Lamartine French Biography Rene Doumic Alphonse

Price: £39.99

A study of the life and works of the French writer, Alphonse de Lamartine. In French. Fourth edition. Ren Doumic (7 March 1860, Paris - 2 December 1937), French critic and man of letters, was born in Paris, and after a distinguished...

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c1913 La GRECE et l'ITALIE by Menard et Sauvageot
c1913 La GRECE et l'ITALIE by Menard et Sauvageot

Price: £19.99

A finely bound French work on Ancient Greece and Italy. Bound in half leather with gilt lettering and decoration. This work is in the original French. Dated from COPAC. A New Edition with 382 in-text illustrations. This is a...

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c1920 Les Animaux Domestiques Pets in French Coloured Plates
c1920 Les Animaux Domestiques Pets in French Coloured Plates

Price: £120.00

A lovely book containing advice on pet care, and the benefits of keeping certain pets, in French. With advice on keeping geese, dogs, horses, rabbits and cats, amongst others. Complied by various vets, sportsmen, amateurs and breeders. With...

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c1920 Nouvelle Flore des CHAMPIGNONS Mushrooms French
c1920 Nouvelle Flore des CHAMPIGNONS Mushrooms French

Price: £59.99

Leather bound volume with scarlet cloth covered boards and illustrations and mushrooms. This volume is in French. It is a field guide to species of mushrooms commonly found in France, with illustrations to aid identification. ...

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c1920 Pierre Noziere ANATOLE FRANCE Novel FRENCH
c1920 Pierre Noziere ANATOLE FRANCE Novel FRENCH

Price: £44.99

Leather bound copy with gilt titles to spine and marbled boards.  In the original French. Anatole France (April 16, 1844 October 12, 1924) was the pen name of French author Jacques Anatole Franois Thibault. He was born in...

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c1922 JOSEPH BEDIER Le Roman Tristan et Iseut FRENCH
c1922 JOSEPH BEDIER Le Roman Tristan et Iseut FRENCH

Price: £23.99

Full leather binding with gilt tiles to spine.  A nice clean copy of Bedier's popular novel in the original French with decorative illuminated initials. Joseph Bdier (b. January 1, 1864, Paris d. August 29, 1938, Le Grand-Serre)...

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c1922 MAISON CLAUDINE French Novel COLETTE WILLY
c1922 MAISON CLAUDINE French Novel COLETTE WILLY

Price: £71.99

A novel by this French writer and performer - the author of 'Gigi' - in a charming fine binding. In French.

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c1922 VIERGES ROCHERS French Novel D'ANNUNZIO Herelle
c1922 VIERGES ROCHERS French Novel D'ANNUNZIO Herelle

Price: £69.99

A novel by this Italian writer, entitled 'The Virgin of the Rocks'. Part of the 'Les Romans du Lys' series. Translated from the Italian of Gabriele d'Annunzio by G. Herelle. In French. There is a French ink inscription...

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c1924 Le Language et La Pensee Henri Delacroix Philosophy Language A Schuytjens
c1924 Le Language et La Pensee Henri Delacroix Philosophy Language A Schuytjens

Price: £90.00

The first edition of Henri Delacroix's work.In the original French. Bound with original wraps in text.In a magnificent binding with interesting gold and black decorated paper covered boards and endpapers.The work itself is undated,...

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c1926 3vols Histoire de Gil Blas LeSage De L'Amour Stendhal French Novels
c1926 3vols Histoire de Gil Blas LeSage De L'Amour Stendhal French Novels

Price: £150.00

Two uniformly bound works by notable French authors.The first two volumes comprise of Alan-Rene Lesage's picaresque novel Gil Blas. Gil Blas follows the adventures of the son of a stablehand and chambermaid. Blas attends the University...

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c1926 Oeuvres de Alphonse Daudet Sapho Leather Binding French
c1926 Oeuvres de Alphonse Daudet Sapho Leather Binding French

Price: £120.00

A smartly-bound copy of this work by Alphonse Daudet. The novel focuses on Dechelette, Jean Gaussin, and Fanny Legrand.

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c1927 Monsieur le Vent et Madame la Pluie Paul de Musset Illustrated
c1927 Monsieur le Vent et Madame la Pluie Paul de Musset Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A French children's tale about Mr Wind and Mrs Rain. Illustrated with numerous engravings in the text. From the Collection des Grands Romanciers Contemporains series.

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c1929 Les Aventures de Cherubin L'Enfant du Bordel Pigault-Lebrun
c1929 Les Aventures de Cherubin L'Enfant du Bordel Pigault-Lebrun

Price: £150.00

A scarce edition of this novel from Charles Pigault-Lebrun.As almost the father of a kind of literature which later developed enormously, Pigault-Lebrun deserves a certain place in literary history. Among the most celebrated of his...

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c1929 Robert Duquesne Agnes Sorel Adventures Galantes Charles VII Mistress Bio
c1929 Robert Duquesne Agnes Sorel Adventures Galantes Charles VII Mistress Bio

Price: £36.00

A French language illustrated biography of Agnes Sorel.Sorel was a favourite mistress of King Charles VII of France, bearing three daughters of his. She is generally seen to be the first 'recognised' royal mistress and was the subject...

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c1930 2vols in 1 Poesies Nouvelles Alfred de Musset French Poetry Collection
c1930 2vols in 1 Poesies Nouvelles Alfred de Musset French Poetry Collection

Price: £55.00

Two volumes in one of Alfred de Musset's poetry.In the original French.With a short preface on the author's life by Leo Larguier.This work contains his Premieres Poesies and his Poesies Nouvelles. In its entirety this work covers Musset's...

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c1930 Francois RABELAIS Oeuvres Louis MOLAND
c1930 Francois  RABELAIS Oeuvres Louis MOLAND

Price: £69.99

A fascinating book containing the works of the Francois Rabelais compiled by Louis Moland. Includes a publishers advertisement to the front and a section on the life of the author, notes and a glossary. In French.

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c1930 Histoire De La Peinture History of Paintings Handwritten Postcards French
c1930 Histoire De La Peinture History of Paintings Handwritten Postcards French

Price: £450.00

A large handwritten history of paintings in three volumes. Penned by one Joan Sandeman, whose name is stamped in gilt to the base of each spine. Each volume is filled with tipped in postcards - primarily monochrome or...

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c1932 4vol Oeuvres Completes de Alfred de Vigny and Leconte de Lisle
c1932 4vol Oeuvres Completes de Alfred de Vigny and Leconte de Lisle

Price: £195.00

An attractive collection of French poetry and prose. Three volumes of the works of Leconte de Lisle (Poemes Antiques, Poemes Barbares, and Poemes Tragiques) and one volume of the works of Alfred de Vigny (Servitude et Grandeur Militaires). In...

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c1933 RACINE Port Royal Notes French J. FOURCASSIE
c1933 RACINE Port Royal Notes French J. FOURCASSIE

Price: £22.99

An account of this major seventeenth century French dramatist's years in the religious institution of Port Royal, where he received a classical education and was influenced by the Jansenists. 'Premieres Poesies (1656) - Lettres...

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c1940 Atala + Rene CHATEAUBRIAND Romanticism FRENCH
c1940 Atala + Rene CHATEAUBRIAND Romanticism FRENCH

Price: £24.99

Attractive binding with leather spine and marbled boards. Three of Chateaubriand's works bound as one. French text. Franois-Ren, vicomte de Chateaubriand (September 4, 1768 July 4, 1848) was a French writer, politician...

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c1946 Les Pleiades Comte de Gobineau Leather Binding
c1946 Les Pleiades Comte de Gobineau Leather Binding

Price: £28.00

A leather-bound copy of this novel from Gobineau. Both Les Pleiades and La Renaissance strongly expressed Gobineau's reactionary aristocratic politics, and his hatred of democratic mass culture.

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c1950 German Painting ALFRED STANGE art FRENCH
c1950 German Painting ALFRED STANGE art FRENCH

Price: £39.99

Publisher's cloth covered boards with red lettering, and complete with the original pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated with colour and black and white plates, including one folding. French book on German art from the fourteenth...

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c1960 4vol Plaisir de la Mason French Interior Design in Slipcase
c1960 4vol Plaisir de la Mason French Interior Design in Slipcase

Price: £98.00

A collection of four volumes on interior design in French.Illustrated throughout with many coloured and monochrome photographs. Containing:1. Entrees, Salons, Bureaux2. Salles a Manger, Coins Repas, Cuisines3. Chambres, Rangement,...

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Le Grief Secret RABUSSON french NOVEL
Le Grief Secret RABUSSON french NOVEL

Price: £24.99

Red leather spine with black and red marble boards.  Spine has gilt titles. Contains half title page and title page.  Written in French

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