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Musee des Familles. Lectures du Soir. 8me volume., (VICTOR HUGO / ALEXANDRE DUMAS):
1 (VICTOR HUGO / ALEXANDRE DUMAS): Musee des Familles. Lectures du Soir. 8me volume.
Paris. 1841 
4to. In maroon pebbled cloth covers with gilt to spine. Magazine bound in one volume. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Corners slightly rubbed.slightl browning to endpapers. Old repairs to first few pages and a couple more inside. Foxing spots throughout. Slight browning to some pages. Else a clean and tight copy. 380pp. With b/w engraved illustrations. 8th volume of the French magazine “Musee des Familles”. Includes contributions from Victor Hugo, Alexander Dumas. There is a French translation of Washington Irvings tale of Rip van Winkle and a biography of Napoleon Bonaparte. there are several articles on remote parts of the world and on insects. A fascinating collection of articles and stories from the early 19th Century. 
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Dictionnaire Universel Des Synonymes de La Langue Francais. Contenant les synonymes de Girard; Indiques par le Grand-Maitre de l’Universite de France pour l’usage des Colleges; et ceux de Beauzee, Roubaud, Dalembert, Diderot, et autres Ecrivans Celebres. Nouvelle Edition. Two Volumes., Anon; Various;
2 Anon; Various; Dictionnaire Universel Des Synonymes de La Langue Francais. Contenant les synonymes de Girard; Indiques par le Grand-Maitre de l’Universite de France pour l’usage des Colleges; et ceux de Beauzee, Roubaud, Dalembert, Diderot, et autres Ecrivans Celebres. Nouvelle Edition. Two Volumes.
Chez Garnery, Libraire. Paris. 1818 
2 Vols. Half bound in brown leather to spines and corners with marbled paper covered boards. gilt banding and lettering to spines and spine labels (red & black). Overall good conditions. Rubbing to boards and edges. Spines rubbed w/ minor chips to ends of spines. One spine labe l v.2 partially chipped. Hinges partially cracked/split. Some foxing marks to pages but generally very clean and tight throughout. Owners inscription and bookplate to fornt endpapers. 543 + 559pp. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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L’Ete Sous Les Tilleuls ou Les Causeries Du Chalet. Illustre de 30 Dessins de Mm. Leroux, Bouchet et Mouilleron Dont 18 Imprimes en Deux Couleurs., CHAMPAGNAC, J. B. J.;
3 CHAMPAGNAC, J. B. J.; L’Ete Sous Les Tilleuls ou Les Causeries Du Chalet. Illustre de 30 Dessins de Mm. Leroux, Bouchet et Mouilleron Dont 18 Imprimes en Deux Couleurs.
P. C. Lehuby, Libraire-Editeur, Paris. 1846 1st 
Size approx 6.5 x 10 inches. Half bound in dark green morocco leather to spine and corners with decorative green floral patterned cloth covered boards. With Gilt edging to boards and gilt decoration and raised banding to spine. Full gilt page edging and marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges, spine slightly darkened. Inside pages clean and tight, some mild foxing to plates. Neat inscription top corner front endpaper. “P. Rolandi” ‘Foreign bookseller’ label also to front endpaper. 588pp. With 30 B&W ills within text and 18 two-tone full page plates, by Madame Leroux, Bouchet et Mouilleron. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Premieres Poesies, 1829-1835 / Poesies Nouvelles 1836-1852. Two volumes. Nouvelle edition. French language., DE MUSSET, ALFRED:
4 DE MUSSET, ALFRED: Premieres Poesies, 1829-1835 / Poesies Nouvelles 1836-1852. Two volumes. Nouvelle edition. French language.
Paris. Charpentier. 1867. 
Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In dark maroon half calf leather binding with gilt to spine. Raised bands. Marbled boards and endpapers. 297, 336pp. In very good condition. Spines slightly darkened. Mild foxing to edges. occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else clean and tight copies. Two volumes of verse in French. First Verses and New Verses. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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Les Soirees Du Vieux Chateau. Illustrees de Gravures sur Bois et de Quatorze Lithographies Par Ch. Delhomme et J.E. Demerville., EUGENIE, Madame, FOA;
5 EUGENIE, Madame, FOA; Les Soirees Du Vieux Chateau. Illustrees de Gravures sur Bois et de Quatorze Lithographies Par Ch. Delhomme et J.E. Demerville.
Belin-Leprieur et Morizot, Paris. 1848 1st 
Size approx 6 x 9.5 inches. Half bound in green morrocco leather to spine and corners and marbled paper covered boards. Embossed detailing to leather, gilt decoration, raised bainding and gilt lettering to spine. Endpapers and page edges marbled. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to boards. Corners slightly bumped. Edges are rubbed with some rubbing to spine nr bottom. Neat pencil inscription to front endpaper, else a very tight and clean copy. Inner pages and plates bright. 283pp. Illustrated with many b&w illustrations and 14 full page lithographic plates by Delhomme and J.E. Demerville. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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French- English, Francais-Anglais Dictionary. A new English and French Pocket Dictionary containing all the words indispensable in daily conversation: Admirably adapted for the use of travellers. Two volumes. nouveau dictionairre de poche Francais et Anglais contenant tous les mots indispensable a la conversation familiere, ainsi qu’aux vayageurs et hommes d’affaires. 36th edition., FELLER, Dr F.E.:
6 FELLER, Dr F.E.: French- English, Francais-Anglais Dictionary. A new English and French Pocket Dictionary containing all the words indispensable in daily conversation: Admirably adapted for the use of travellers. Two volumes. nouveau dictionairre de poche Francais et Anglais contenant tous les mots indispensable a la conversation familiere, ainsi qu’aux vayageurs et hommes d’affaires. 36th edition.
Leipzig: B.G.Teubner. n.d. ca1890. 
Sm.. In red limp cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. handling marks to covers. Small ink stain to front, Eng-Fr. Name written on fore edge, Fr-Ang. Pencil inscription to front endpapers. Else clean and tight copies. 295, 311pp. Pocket English and French dictionaries. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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L’Ecolier Ou Raoul & Victor. Ouvrage couronne par l’Academie francais. Huitieme Edition., GUIZOT, Madame; (Mme);
7 GUIZOT, Madame; (Mme); L’Ecolier Ou Raoul & Victor. Ouvrage couronne par l’Academie francais. Huitieme Edition.
Didier, Libraire-Editeur, Paris. 1846 8th 
Size approx 6 x 9.5 inches. Half bound in dark Navy morocco leather to spine and corners with blue cloth covered boards. With Gilt edging to boards and decoration to spine. Full gilt page edging and marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges, cloth slightly faded w/ minor mark to front. Inside pages clean and tight, some mild foxing to plates. Neat inscription top corner of title page. “P. Rolandi” ‘Foreign bookseller’ label front endpaper. 480pp. With 12 full page two-tone engraved plates and numerous B&W ills within text. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Theatre Complet. I, Theatre de Jeunesse; Irtamene, A Quelquechose Hasard est Bon, Inez de Castro, Amy Robsart. II, Drames en Vert; Cromwell, Marion de Lorme, Hernani, Le Roi S’Amuse, Ruy Blas. Appendice; Proces et Plaidoyers. Notices et Notes. French language., HUGO, VICTOR:
8 HUGO, VICTOR: Theatre Complet. I, Theatre de Jeunesse; Irtamene, A Quelquechose Hasard est Bon, Inez de Castro, Amy Robsart. II, Drames en Vert; Cromwell, Marion de Lorme, Hernani, Le Roi S’Amuse, Ruy Blas. Appendice; Proces et Plaidoyers. Notices et Notes. French language.
Gallimard. 1963 
Size 4.5 x 7.0 inches. In dark green morocco binding with gilt to spine. With hard card illustrated slip case. Light blue endpapers. 1805pp. In near fine condition with very good slip case. Small marks to slip case. Else a very clean and tight copy. Plays by Victor Hugo in French language. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Cours de physique de L'ecole Polytechnique. Optique Geometrique., JAMIN, M.:
9 JAMIN, M.: Cours de physique de L'ecole Polytechnique. Optique Geometrique.
Paris: Gauthier-Villars. 1886 
In black half calf leather binding with gilt to spine. Brown endpapers. In good condition. Previously repaired with new piece of leather added to spine. Small chips to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Front hinge slightly cracked. Else clean and tight. 206pp. Prof. ills with b/w engravings and diagrams. With fold out diagrams at back. In French. Volume 3 of a series produced for Polytechnic schools, this book is on the subject of Geometrical Optics. Many diagrams and drawings of instruments. Covers; mirrors, lenses, prisms, refraction. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Les Cent Visages du Cinema. Limited edition. French Language., LAPIERRE, MARCEL:
10 LAPIERRE, MARCEL: Les Cent Visages du Cinema. Limited edition. French Language.
Grasset. Paris. 1948 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In limp card covers with black dustwrapper with orange lettering and white camera to front with black lettering to white panels on spine. In good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; edges rubbed with small chips and tears to ends of spine. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 716pp. With b/w photographic plates and line drawings in text. History of French and international cinema. Systematic study of the history of cinema, arranged by countries. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Fleurs de Nos Montagnes. French language., MEIERHOFER, Dr HANS:
11 MEIERHOFER, Dr HANS: Fleurs de Nos Montagnes. French language.
Editions Silva, Zurich. ca1967. 
4to. In cream cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Small marks to covers. Inscription to front endpaper. Plates clean and bright. 126pp. With colour plates tipped in opposite descriptive text page. Pictures from watercolours of mountain flowers, described in French. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Au vieux Pays de France. Excursions de vacances dans le bassin de la Loire. Touraine, Anjou, Berry, Sologne, Vendee et Bretagne. Ouvrage orne de 137 gravures., ROUSSELET, LOUIS:
12 ROUSSELET, LOUIS: Au vieux Pays de France. Excursions de vacances dans le bassin de la Loire. Touraine, Anjou, Berry, Sologne, Vendee et Bretagne. Ouvrage orne de 137 gravures.
Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie. 1906 
4to. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and black ‘Times Book Club’ logo to front. In very good condition. Small marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper “Frederic G.Brine. 5 VII 08”. Newspaper report of the death of Commander Brine loose in front. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 519pp. With b/w engraved plates and photographs in text. French guide to the country around the River Loire. 
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13 VACHON, MARIUS: Detaille.
A.Lahure. Paris. 1897 
Folio. In dark green half calf leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers. Top edge gilt. Gilt to spine, raised bands. 172pp. With b/w plates with tissue guards and b/w and monochrome illustrations in text. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Covers part faded. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional foxing spots inside. browning to half title page. Else a very clean and tight copy. With text in French, the book appears to be an account of military uniforms over a period of 30 years. It includes a ‘Catalogue de L’Oevre de Detaille’. Subjects covered include, Seige of Paris, 1870-71, La Nouvelle Armee, Les Armees Etrangeres, Aldershot, A Vienne, En Russie, cavaliers de Napoleon, and a section of Pages Humoristiques. Printed on gloss paper. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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L’Illustration. Journal Universel. Hebdomadaire. French language., VARIOUS:
14 VARIOUS: L’Illustration. Journal Universel. Hebdomadaire. French language.
Paris. 1915. 
Folio. In brown buckram covers with gilt to spine. 11 editions. With many b/w photographs and line drawings. Some colour portrait plates. In very good condition. Marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Occasional small marks. Else very clean and tight copy. Weekly large format magazine in French, published between 22nd May and 31st July 1915. Many articles on aspects of the Great War on all fronts. Also many period advertisements. A fascinating collection of articles. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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