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Toward the Brink

By: Manceron, Claude (translated from the French by Nancy Amphoux)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1983

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29531

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "It is 1785. Claude Manceron's blazingly readable, outrageously witty, sparkling history of the French Revolution continues. As this, the fourth volume, opens, Manceron takes us into the fascinating and terrible confidence game that came to be known as the ... View more info

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The Stones of Paris In History and Letters (2 volume set)

By: Martin, Benjamin Ellis and Charlotte M.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1899

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29472

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. Two volume set. These books are in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition. The books and their contents are in clean, bright condition with some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners along with some beginning nicking to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. This set has been signed by both authors on the half title page of the first volume. "This book has been written for those who seek in Paris someth... View more info

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Napoleon's Last Voyages...

By: Ussher, Sir Thomas (with An Introduction and Notes by J. Holland Rose)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, T. Fisher Unwin: 1906

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A37036

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some edge wear, light bumping and rubbing. There is one small tear to the top rear spine joint. The text pages are mostly clean, but there is some foxing and spotting, especially to the title page. The endpapers have noticeable toning. "Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Ussher KCH CB... View more info

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Regicide and Revolution Speeches at the Trial of Louis XVI

By: Walzer, Michael (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Cambridge University Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28934

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ to Near Fine- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear endpaper has one small circle of paper punched out with a hole-punch (possible remainder mark). The price clipped dust jacket has some beginning edge wear and a couple of tiny nicks. "In Regicide and Revolution Professor Walzer presents a substantial essay on kings... View more info