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The Art Of Eating In France (Manners And Menus In The Nineteenth Century)

By: Aron, Jean-Paul (Author) / Nina Rootes (Translation)

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005930


005930: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Translated from the French by Nina Rootes. Book has small black mark on front and back flyleaf pages. Dustjacket has worn spots on front and back, as well as small edge cuts. LCCN# 74-1786. "Chronicles the development of French eating habits throughout the nineteenth century with wit, erudition, and the social historian's keen eye for detail. ": 5.75 x 8.5 in.: 249 pages View more info

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The Man In The Iron Mask (The True Story Of The Most Famous Prisoner In History And The Four Musketeers)

By: MacDonald, Roger

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson, Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007478


007478: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. BRAND NEW. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "They never existed and were simply bastards of my imagination,' said Alexandre Dumas, of his famous Three Musketeers, but this is untrue. Athos, Aramis and Porthos were flesh and blood. Their supposedly fictional duel with Cardinal Richelieu's guards actually took place in... View more info

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The Man In The Iron Mask (The True Story Of The Most Famous Prisoner In History And The Four Musketeers)

By: MacDonald, Roger

Price: $21.50

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Robinson, Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007559


007559: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. BRAND NEW. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "They never existed and were simply bastards of my imagination,' said Alexandre Dumas, of his famous Three Musketeers, but this is untrue. Athos, Aramis and Porthos were flesh and blood. Their supposedly fictional duel with Cardinal Richelieu's guards actually took place in... View more info

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French Literature Before 1800

By: Michell, Robert Bell (Editor) / Bradley, Robert Foster (Editor)

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, F. S. Crofts & Co.: 1937

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 003258


003258: No Jacket as Issued. Content stories are in French. Has penciled notations on various content pages and inscription by original owner on front flyleaf. "The present volume is devoted for the most part to French literature of the so-called classical period, the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. ... The seventeenth century is represented by some twenty-five authors, including all the great writers, and a number of minor ones, like Balzac, Pellisson, Vaugel... View more info

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Saint Joan Of Arc

By: Sackville-West, V.

Price: $24.50

Publisher: New York, New York, The Literary Guild: 1936

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004044


004044: Front flyleaf has been previously removed. "Born January 6th, 1412 * Burned as a heretic, May 30th, 1431 * Canonised as a saint, May 16th, 1920" Boards are red cloth with embossed emblem on front cover and gilt lettering on a black block on spine. Page block's front edge is rough cut. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.25 x 9.25 in.: 395 pages View more info

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Sister Brother: Gertrude And Leo Stein

By: Wineapple, Brenda

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004055


004055: First Printing (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In a fascinating dual biography of these two American expatriates, Brenda Wineapple tells the story of a powerful, poignant relationship rooted in love, longing, and smoldering rivalry, a relationship so profound that when it ruptured in 1914, sister and brother never spoke to each other again. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 514 pages View more info