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Biblio currently features hundreds of rare French history books in our Rare Book Room, and if you enjoy French history, you should definitely take the time to browse our expansive collection of French history books and ephemera. The French History books in our Rare Book Room cover everything from French wars to French culture, French cuisine, and French entertainment.



De l'Esprit des Loix by MONTESQUIEU,Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de

MONTESQUIEU,Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de. De l'Esprit des Loix. Ou du rapport que les Loix doivent avoir avec la Constitution de chaque Gouvernement, les Moeurs, le Climat, la Religion, Le Commerce, &c. à quoi l'Auteur a ajouté Des recherches no...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£30,000.00


Falbalas and Franfreluches by Barbier, George

Paris: Meynial, 1925. First Edition. George Barbier. A complete and excellent set of the five annual issues illustrated with a total of sixty beautiful pochoir plates, complete with decorated pochoir title pages. 'Falbalas and Franfreluches' (Fr...

From Rare Illustrated Books

AU$15,000.00


Annales des Mines, Mémoires sur l'exploitation des mines/Ducets/Tables des Matieres Et sur les sciences et les arts qui s'y rattachment by Dunod, H., E. Pinat, et al

Quarter red calf. Approximately 151 volumes uniformly bound in a very attractive, yet sturdy quarter red calf for J.M.B. (at foot of spine) about 1920. Numerous fold-out plates. All volumes remarkably supple & durable without the expected defects. ; ...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$8,750.00


Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D’un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. by MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP, Barthélémy

[MARMONT DU HAUTCHAMP, Barthélémy] Histoire des Finances Sous la Minorité de Louis XV. Pendant les années 1719 & 1720. Précedée D'un Abrégé de la Vie du Duc Regent, & du sur Sr.Law. Tome Premier – Tome Sixieme. La Haye, chez Pierre du Hondt 173...

From Hamish Riley-Smith Rare Books

£5,950.00


Album d'Articles de Voyages d'après les Modèles de Messieurs Godillot Père et Fils, Brèvetès Malletiers du Roi by GODILLOT

Paris: Fabrique Générale d'Articles de Voyages, 1840. First Edition. A beautiful, rare and precious catalogue of the articles a traveller might require for voyaging elegantly and safely. The album features superb full page hand-coloured lithographs sho...

From Rare Illustrated Books

AU$9,500.00


ETUDES ADMINISTRATIVES by Alexandre-François. Vivian

Extremely rare first edition in exceptional near fine condition in elegant contemporary (circa 1850) private binding. The author of this first comprehensive treatise on administration was a prominent French lawyer and politician of the mid-19th Century. ...

From LeCrastinBooks

€5,400.00


Autograph note signed. by Pierre-Auguste Renoir

Framed and authenticated by Charles Hamilton with his seal affixed to the backing paper. Felt-lined frame with raised platform for the note and recessed Georges Lay bronze medal of Renoir above. Note shows adhesive bleed at corners; medal has been pap...

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$6,300.00


Kitab sirat Napoleon al awwal (histoire de l'empereur Napoleon I) by Le colonel C D H L Calligaris

Paris: Pilloy et Ce, 1856 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. ARABIC TEXT, FIRST EDITION. HALF TITLE PAGE IN ARABIC AND FRENCH WITH OWNERSHIP OF HABIB GHARZOUZI (A CHRISTIAN ARAB NATIONALIST WHO JUDGED IN THE SUPREME COURT...

From Archive

$6,000.00


Le Siecle de Louis XIV by Voltaire (Monsieur de Francheville / Francois-Marie Arouet)

Berlin: C.F. Henning, 1751. 1st Edition . Very Good. 3.75 x 6 inches (9.5 x 15 cm). Complete in two volumes. Full calf leather bindings, red leather title labels and gilt decoration to spines. Good solid bindings. Volume one has light rippling to the pa...

From Tarrington Books

£4,000.00


MEMOIRES D'OUTRE-TOMBE by Chateaubraind (Francois Rene) Viscount-

Paris: Eugene Et Victor Penaud. Very Good. 1849-50. Hardcover. The original edition was published in 12 volumes between 1849 - 1850 by Eugene & Victor Penaud, Paris. This set does not contain advertisements nor list of subscribers. The authenticity ...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$4,500.00


REGLEMENT POUR L’ORDRE DU TRAVAIL ET LA POLICE INTÉRIEURE DU COMITÉ MILITAIRE. ARÊTÉS DU COMITÉ MILITAIRE, IMPRIMÉS En vertu de l’article 31 du décret du 7 Fructidor, l’an deuxième de la République française une et indivisible. (Extrait du registre des procès-verbaux des séances.) by CONVENTION NATIONALE. COMITÉ MILITAIRE

CONVENTION NATIONALE. COMITÉ MILITAIRE. REGLEMENT POUR L'ORDRE DU TRAVAIL ET LA POLICE INTÉRIEURE DU COMITÉ MILITAIRE. ARÊTÉS DU COMITÉ MILITAIRE, IMPRIMÉS En vertu de l'article 31 du décret du 7 Fructidor, l'an deuxième de la République frança...

From G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB

$3,500.00


History of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under Napoleon by M. Adolphe Thiers

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. First Edition. Printer: Henry Colburn, London, 1845. Twenty volumes bound in ten. 1845-1862. Translated by D. Forbes Campbell. The only Authorized Edition. Finely bound in 1/2 red calf, elaborately gilt decorated spi...

From River House Books

$3,500.00


The Eighteenth Century: Its Institutions, Customs and Costumes. France 1700-1789; Manners, Customs and Dress During the Middle Ages; Military and Religious Life if the Middle Ages; The Arts in the Middle Ages; Science and Literature in the Middle Ages by Lacroix, Paul

London: Bickers & Son , 1878. Five volumes, the complete set and uncommon thus, in contemporary signed Stikeman & Co. bindings of half red morocco over marbled boards, matching marbled end papers, the backs with gilt tooled floral decorations, all edges g...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,500.00


Binding, Fine -Bayntun) CHIVALRY by Gautier, Leon; Translated by Henry Frith

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1891. RARE First Edition in English, finely bound by Bayntun of Bath in half crimson morocco over marbled boards, spine with five harp decorations with gilt borders, marbled end pages, all edges gilt. xii, 499 pp., wi...

From Dale Steffey Books

$2,000.00


Rights of Man: being an answer to Mr. Burke’s Attack on the French Revolution… part the second combining principle and practice by PAINE, Thomas

1792 Thomas Paine Rights of Man Edmund Burke French Revolution English 2in1 "Whatever is my right as a man is also the right of another." ­– Thomas Paine, Rights of Man 'Rights of Man' was a book by Thomas Paine consisting of articles posing that a p...

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$1,950.00


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