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1 Gustave Alexandre Eiffel
teNeues 2003 First As New As New Jacket 
79 pp with color illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards and dust jacket are "fine" with no damage. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Bidet, Alfred Brou Temple De La Fidelite
Lyon, France Imprimerie Lescuyer Good 
5 7/8" X 7 5/8" 42 pps. B/W vintage photgraphs throughout. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. White, semi-gloss cover with a four-color photograph clean and tight with some wear. A guidebook for tourists written in French. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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3 Cabeen, D. C. , Schults, Alexander H. A Critical Bibliography of French Literature Volume Ll, the Sixteenth Century
Syracuse University Press 1966 Second Printing Near Fine No Jacket 
365 pp. French writers of the 16th century with rather caustic reviews of their works. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, stamp (#1) on front endpapers and page edges.Blue buckram boards with gold-stamped titles are clean, bright, undamaged. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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4 Cocteau, Jean appogiatures/ Grace Notes
Manroot Press 1988 Edition of 1000 Near Fine Cocteau, Jean Signed
Manroot Press, 1988 85 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are clean, bright, undamaged. Size: 5" x 8.25". Signed by Translator. Edition of 1000. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Cocteau, Jean. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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5 De Kay, Ormonde (Annotated) N.Heures Souris Rames The Coucy Castle Manuscript
Clarkson N. Potter, Inc 1980 0517540819 / 9780517540817 First Fine Near Fine Jacket 
5.75" x 8.5" Unpaginated. Approx. 60 pages, Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked - Near Fine. Black paper-covered boards with metallic gold printing on spine clean, undamaged and Near Fine. Beige DJ with blackand red printing ans small illustration on front cover is price-clipped and shows minor wear on reverse but is undamaged. A compilation of French rhymes written 4 centuries ago and found in te rubble of a French castle that which bear striking resemblence to English nursery rhymes.Writtenin French and English. In protective mylar. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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6 De La Fayette, Madame The Princess of Cleves, Introduction By Jean Cocteau
London The Nonesuch Press 1943 First Very Good Good Jacket David, Hermine 
London: The Nonesuch Press, 1943 150 pp with color illustrations in text. ext is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards quarter-bound in paper printed with fleur-de-lis design are undamaged.Tan board case is intact. First Thus. Cased Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by David, Hermine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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7 De Maupassant, Guy A Woman's Life
London, U.S.A. Nonesuch Press 1942 Very Good No Jacket as Published Jacket LeGrand, Edy 
London, U.S.A.: Nonesuch Press, 1942 216 pp. Slipcased. Translated from the French by Majorie Laurie, with an introduction by Edmond Jaloux. Text is clean, tight, unmarked. Green and cream boards with a green spine are "VG" . Tan slipcase is lightly bumped at spine, otherwise undamaged. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hardcover Cased. Very Good/No Jacket as Published. Illus. by LeGrand, Edy. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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8 Debussy, Claude Monsieur Croche: The Dilettante Hater
Lear Publishers, Inc 1928 Very Good No Jacket 
Lear Publishers, Inc., 1928 212 pgs. Photograph of Debussy - frontis. Text clean, unmarked, toned. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 FENELON (François de Salignac de la Mothe) Le Adventure Di Telemaco Di Fenelon Seguite Dalle Avventure d'Aristonoo Traduzione Italiana Publicata Per Cura di D. B.
Torino Fontana 1842 Good 
Torino: Fontana, 1842 Hardcover bound in beige paper decorated with an elaborate engraved escutcheon. Black& white illustrations from engravings throughout plus twelve plates. All plates present. Pages have considerable foxing.but are tight and unmarked. Front hinge cracked but holding. Boards are rubbed at extremities with some loss of material at corners and edges. François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon more commonly known as François Fénelon (6 August 1651 - 7 January 1715), was a French Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet and writer. He was the tutor to the 7-yrar-old son of the French Dauphin, Louis XV, who was then second in line to the French throne But by far the most lasting of his works that Fénelon composed for the duke was his Les Aventures de Télémaque [The Adventures of Telemachus, Son of Ulysses], written in 1693-94. On its surface, The Adventures of Telemachus was a novel about Ulysses' son Telemachus. On another level, it became a biting attack on the divine right absolute monarchy which was the dominant ideology of Louis XIV's France. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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10 France, Anatole At the Sign of the Queen Pedauque
New York Illustrated Editions Company 1931 First Thus Good No Jacket King, Alexander 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 214 pps. plus 6 b/w illustrated plates. Text clean, tight and unmarked. Printed on heavy, toned, deckled stock. Purple silkand black cloth boards are sunned across the top edge, and gold stamping is worn. Spine is faded. A few pages are unopened. Anatole France lampoons the occult with this satiric romance involving a shape-shifting salamander in "wicked" old Paris. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 France, Anatole The Gods are a-Thirst
London Nonesuch Press 1942 Near Fine Good Jacket Oberle. Jean 
London: Nonesuch Press, 1942 205 pp with color illustrations in text. Introduction by Andre Maurois. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Quarter-bound boards with fleur-de-lis pattern are bright and undmaged. Tan card slipcase is split along botton seam. Cased Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. Illus. by Oberle. Jean. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 George Soulie De Morant, H.Bedford -Jones (trans) The Passion of Yang Kwei-fei: From Ancient Chinese Texts
New Yoprk Covici Friede 1928 First Very Good No Jacket 
New Yoprk: Covici Friede, 1928 200 pp printed on heavy stock, page lower edge and front edge untrimmed. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Handsomly bound in patterned cloth with beige cloth spine. Very light rubbing to extremities. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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13 Guizot, M. The History of France from the Earliest Times to 1848 Volume II
NYC A.l. Burt Standard Edition Good No Jacket 
NYC: A.l. Burt 480 pp with sixty-four plates . Text is clean, unmarked, front hinge cracked but holding. Previous owners' names on front endpapers.Blue cloth boardsare clean, spine dulled. Standard Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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14 Hugo, Victor Les Miserable s By Victor Hugo with Illustrations from Designs By De Neuville, Bayard, Morin, Valnay, and Other Eminent French Artists in Five Volumes
George Routledge & Sons 1886 Fair No Jacket 
George Routledge & Sons, 1886 Five volumes prefusely illustrated in B&W. All texts are clean and unmarked. Green cloth boards are rubbed and soiled. Spine labels are damaged. Volumes 1, 4 and 5's binding split at gutter, all other volumes sound. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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15 Isabelle Laading Les cinq saisons de l'énergie : La médecine chinoise au quotidien
Editions Desiris 1998 2907653504 / 9782907653503 As New 
222 pp with diagrams in text. Text in French. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are brightr and undamaged. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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16 Jacquemont,, Victor Correspondance De Victor Jacquemont Avec Sa Famile et Plusieurs De Ses Amis Pendant Son Voyage Dans l''Inde 1828 - 1832 Vols 1& II
Paris Libraire de H. Fournier 1835 2nd Edition Good 
Paris: Libraire de H. Fournier, 1835 Two volumes quarter-bound in calf with mottled paper.boards Text is clean,and unmarked. Volume II front gutter cracked.but holding. Closed tear on title page of volume I. Gold-stamped titles along spine are somewhat dulled. 2nd Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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17 Jammes, Francis Oldtknow,Anton (trans) Clara d'Ellebeuse
Portales, NM Scopercraeft Press 1995 1881604101 / 9781881604105 Seventh Printing Very Good 
Portales, NM: Scopercraeft Press, 1995 128 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmrked. Covers are clean and bright with a little shelfwear. Seventh Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 Joubert, Jean-Louis (Ed.) Litteratures Francophones d' Afrique Centrale Anthologie
Paris Nathan 1995 2098824033 / 9782098824034 Very Good 
7 1/2" X 10 1/8" 256 pps. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. White softcover with purple, yellow and pink graphic treatments and dropped-out white type shows some minor edgewear but is bright and intact. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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19 Le Sage, Alain Rene Asmodeus or the Devil on Two Sticks
USA The Bibliophilist Soiety 1932 Good No Jacket Maxwell, John Allen 
6.25" x 9.25" 24, 324 pps.with a substantial number of pen and ink illustrations.in text. Text clean, tight, unmarked and toned. Magenta cloth boards with gold stamping worn on spine have light soil, spine faded, Front hinge cracked but holding. Owner's bookplate inside front cover. An English translation of an 18th century French comedy classic. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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20 Linnankoski, J. Chant De La Fleur Rouge
France Presses Universitaires De France Good No Jacket 
316 pp. A rebinding of the softcover edition in red and crean half-calf with gold-patterned endpapers. Boards have an outward bow. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. A contemporary (1941) inscription on first free page after title page. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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