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RICKMAN (Thomas): AN ATTEMPT TO DISCRIMINATE THE STYLES OF ARCHITECTURE IN ENGLAND FROM THE CONQUEST TO THE REFORMATION: WITH A SKETCH OF THE GRECIAN AND ROMAN ORDERS ; NOTICES OF NUMEROUS BRITISH EDIFICES; AND SOME REMARKS ON THE ARCHITECTURE OF A PART OF FRANCE.
Fifth Edition with "very considerable Additions and New Plates," lvi, 238, lxii plus index, a little occasional foxing, contemporary calf but needing rebacking, London, Parker, 1848. "This, the first systematic treatise on Gothic architecture in England, soon became well known, and Rickman’s nomenclature was followed by all subsequent writers on the subject." (Colvin) An enumeration of over three thousand buildings illustrating the principles of English architecture, arranged by county. (Book ref. 20363)   £30.00
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MAYER, (Charles-Joseph de): Le cabinet des Fées, ou collection choisie des contes des fées et autres contes merveilleux. Ornés de figures.
volume 28 [only] with three fine engraved plates by Marillier, very good copy in contemporary quarter calf, marbled boards, Genève, Barde, Manget, se trouve à Paris, Cuchet, 1787. (Book ref. 20032)   £22.00
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BOUILLY (J. N.): Le Portefeuille de la Jeunesse, ou la Morale et l'Histoire enseignées par des exemples; précédées d'un discours sur l'ensemble de l'ouvrage,
3 vols; Litterature (283pp); Hospitalite (259pp); Beaux Arts (245pp), matching half calf, marbled boards, frontispiece portrait to each volume, attractive copies, Paris, Moutardier, 1830 (Book ref. 20025)   £60.00
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JOHNSON Douglas, CROUZET Francois & BEDARIDA Francois (eds): Britain and France: Ten Centuries,
First Edition, 379pp large octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy in original cloth, with dust-wrapper, London, Dawson, 1980. (Book ref. 19630)   £10.00
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LEMAIRE (M. H.): HISTOIRE DE LA RÉVOLUTION FRANÇAISE: Depuis l'année 1787, jusqu'en 1816,
First Edition, 3 vols, 425; 461; 541pp octavo, engraved frontispieces to each volume, a little dampstaining but a good set in mid-19thC half calf, Paris, Dentu, 1816. A photograph of this book can be sent on request. (Book ref. 19551)   £95.00
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GENLIS (Mme la Comtesse de) [Stéphanie-Félicité Ducrest de Saint-Aubin]: Pétrarque et Laure,
First Edition, 2 vols, xii, 210; 240pp octavo, mid 19thC half calf, marbled boards, very good copy, Paris, editeur.., 1819. Historical novel by this important French educationalist and writer for children. A photograph of this book can be sent on request. (Book ref. 19552)   £75.00
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MIGNET (Francois Auguste ): Histoire de la Révolution Francaise,
xxiii, 452pp, folio, numerous textual illustrations, folding chart at end, some foxing, good copy in attractive contemporary half calf, spine richly gilt, rubbed but sound, Brussels, Societe Typographique Belge, Wahlen, 1839. (Book ref. 19252)   £55.00
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MICHEL (Francisque); FOURNIER (Edouard): HISTOIRE DES HOTELLERIES, CABARETS, HOTELS GARNIS, RESTAURANTES ET CAFES,
DES ANCIENNES COMMUNAUTES ET CONFRERIES D'HOTELIERS, DE MARCHANDS DES VINS, DE RESTAURANTEURS, DE LIMONADIERS, etc., First Edition, 2 vols, 348, X; 410 pp. folio, plates, textual illustrations, some foxing and browning of text, a good set in contemporary half green morocco, Paris, Librairie Historique, 1851. A photograph can be sent of this set on request. (Book ref. 19241)   £140.00
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HOLBACH (Paul Henry Dietrich Thiry, Baron d'); MIRABAUD (Jean-Baptiste): Systeme De La Nature, ou Des Loix du Monde Physique, & du Monde Moral,
Nouvelle Edition, augmentee par l'Auteur, & a laquelle on a joint plusieurs pieces des meilleurs Auteurs relatives aux meme objects, 2 vols, [10], 397; 500, [3]pp large octavo, fine set in contemporary calf gilt with contrasting labels, "A Londres", 1774.This revised edition of D'Holbach's chief work was first published in 1770 under the assumed name of Mirabaud, Secretary of the French Academy (who had died in 1760). Now commonly referred to as "The Bible of Atheism",it created a firestorm of opposition and even drew the ire of Voltaire and Frederick the Great. No printer's name appeared on this title, due to the certaintly that the work was potentially extremely dangerous for the real author and the publisher and printer. A photograph can be sent of this book on request. (Book ref. 19234)   £260.00
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HAZLITT (William); Napoleon Buonaparte: The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte,
4 vols, 535; 572; 551; 607pp large octavo, good set in contemporary quarter calf, rebacked, London, 1830. Standard work. A photograph can be sent of this set on request. (Book ref. 19247)   £95.00
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De La Farre (Marquis): Poesies De Monsieur Le Marquis De La Farre,
First Edition, fine engraved frontispiece, [1], 192pp tall 12mo, fine copy in contemporary calf gilt, lower part of spine worn, Geneve, 1777. (Book ref. 19265)   £90.00
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DUGAST DE BOIS SAINT JUST (J.-L.-M.): Paris, Versailles et les Provinces, au Dixhuitieme Siecle,
Anecdotes sur la vie privée de plusieurs ministres, évêques, magistrats célèbres, hommes de lettres et autres personnages connus sous les règnes de Louis XV et Louis XVI. Par un ancien officier aux gardes françaises. Troisieme édition, revue, corrigée et augmentée. Complete in two vols, 392; 374pp, 8vo, very pretty contemporary half calf, marbled boards, spines gilt in compartments with contrasting labels, very good set, Paris, Nicole, 1811. Photograph available on request. (Book ref. 18830)   £95.00
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BRADLEY MARTIN LIBRARY; SOTHEBY'S: The Library of...Part IV. Highly important French Literature.
Sotheby's, Monaco, October,1989. 4to., c500pp. with detailed descriptions of 1322 lots; illustrated throughout including many coloured plates; fine in original cloth. (Book ref. 18754)   £10.00
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SHENNAN (J. H.): Philippe, Duke of Orleans, Regent of France 1715-1723,
First Edition, 191pp tall octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy in original cloth, with dust-wrapper, London, Thames, 1979. (Book ref. 18071)   £10.00
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MOUSNIER (Roland): Peasant Uprisings in Seventeeth-Century France, Russia and China,
First Edition, 358pp large octavo, a few library marks but a very good copy in original cloth, laminated boards, London, Allen, 1960. (Book ref. 18130)   £8.00
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WILLIAMS (Gwyn A.): Artisans and Sans-Culottes: Popular Movements in France and Britain During the French Revolution,
Reprint, 128pp octavo, a very good copy in paperback, Arnold, London, 1973. (Book ref. 17934)   £6.00
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WILLIAMS (Gwyn A.): Artisans and Sans-Culottes: Popular Movements in France and Britain during the French Revolution,
Reprint, 128pp octavo, a very good copy in paperback, Arnold, London, 1973. (Book ref. 17935)   £6.00
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SOTHERAN: FRENCH REVOLUTION: FRENCH REVOLUTION Catalogue
An Illustrated Catalogue of Engravings & Books relating to Marie Antionette and the French Revolution, First Edition, 119pp square octavo, plates, neat uninked early embossed library stamp on title repeated occasionally in text, library cloth, London, Sotheran, 1914. Comprising 1429 items priced and with descriptions. (Book ref. 17586)   £55.00
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CAMPBELL (W. F.): Life in Normandy. Sketches of French Fishing,
Farming, Cooking, Natural History and Politics, drawn from Nature. First Edition, 2 vols, wood-engraved title vignettes, 19 lithographic plates, folding map of the Normandy coast between Granville and Avranches at rear Vol 2, xiii,322; 313pp octavo, contemporary half calf in need of rebacking, neat uninked early embossed library stamp on title repeated occasionally in text and on plate edges, Edinburgh; Edmonston & Douglas, 1863. Photograph available on request. (Book ref. 17511)   £60.00
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WOLF (John B.): Louis XIV,
First Edition, 678pp royal octavo, a few library stamps but a very good copy in original cloth, with dust-wrapper, London, Gollancz, 1968. (Book ref. 7430)   £12.00
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