Paris: Henri Plon, 1864-1872. Read More about Charlotte de Corday et les Girondins. Pièces classées et annotées
Paris: Éditions Duchartre & van Buggenhoudt, 1928. First edition. Read More about Les "Freres de la Coste" Filibustiers & Corsaires
Paris: Librairie Plon, . Read More about Henriette d’Angleterre et La Cour de Louis XIV
Paris: J.-J. Dubochet et C[i]e, 1839. Read More about Histoire de L'Empereur Napoléon
A Leide: chez les Elzevirs, 1648. First Elzevier edition. The celebrated memoirs of the foremost French Renaissance historian (1445-1509), notable as an important analysis of 15th century culture, politics and personality. "...The graphic style of his narrative and above all the keenness of his insight into the motives of his..... Read More about Les Memoires de Messire Philippe de Commines, Sr. d'Argenton
Valenciennes [France]: 2 avril, 1792. From the American Revolution to the Guillotine. A superb piece written shortly after Biron's promotion to Lieutenant General. Having been authorized to have to aides-de-camp, he asks the expedition of his patent to Mr de Preissac (Louis-Lambert de Preissac). Reading in part: "Ayant été autorisé..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("Biron") ordering the expedition of the appointment of his...
Paris: Poulet-Malassis et de Broise, 1858. Second edition. Known as Biron, Armand Louis de Gontaut, Duc de Lauzun was a French soldier and politician, who participated in the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary Wars. Read More about Mémoires du Duc de Lauzun (1747-1783) Publiés entièrement conformes au manuscrit avec une...
Bellevue: September 10, 1881. “Je voudrais qu’il dépendit de moi que l’acquisition de votre oeuvre fût faite par M. Nicholas Thierry …” Blanc (1811-1882) was a French socialist politician and historian who favored radical reform. With a contemporary engraved portrait of Blanc. Read More about Autograph Letter, signed (“Louis Blanc”
Paris: Librarie du Figaro, Docks de la librairie, imprimerie générale de Ch. Lahure, n.d. [1870s]. Profusely illustrated edition in a handsome binding, of Blanc's monumental history of the French Revolution, which was originally published in 12 volumes 1847-1862. Read More about Histoire de la révolution Française
Paris: Librairie Militaire de J. Dumaine, 1881. First edition. Career military officer Claude Blanchard (1742-1803) accompanied Rochambeau to America; this is his campaign diary. Read More about Guerre d’Amérique 1780-1783. Journal de Campagne
Paris: Desaint et Saillant .. 1752. First edition. Handsome copy of this curious retelling of Cortez in the third person that includes two folding engraved maps. Read More about Le Mexique Conquis
Paris: 5 fructidor An 12 [23 August 1804]. Excellent autograph of Louis Bonaparte (1778-1846), brother of Napoleon I, named by him King of Holland in 1806, and the father of Napoleon III. This document informs the recipient that the Emperor has already filled a position and that, accordingly, his request..... Read More about Manuscript Document Signed (“Louis Bonaparte”), rejecting a request by Inspecteur Norel of...
a la Haye: Jean van Duren, 1741. Second edition. First published Paris (Didot) 1740. Read More about Parallèle des Romains et des François par rapport au gouvernement
Paris: Chez Giguet, 1801. First edition printed from the original manuscript. Bouillé was a French general who served in the West Indies and distinguished himself as a commander of French forces in the American Revolution; he was the cousin of La Fayette. He was also Lieutenant-General of the Royal forces..... Read More about Mémoires de ... sur la Révolution Française
Paris: Hachette, 1896. First edition. Read More about Le grand siècle. Louis XIV - Les Arts, Les idées
Paris: Connaissance de la Peche, octobre 1978-avril 1987. Read More about Connaissance de la Peche. Vol. I Number 1-No. 103
[N.p.]: 1785. Second edition. Unrecorded Second Edition. Jacques Pierre Brissot de Warville (1754-1793), French journalist, prolific pamphleteer, and revolutionary, much influenced by Rousseau. Brissot was imprisoned briefly in the Bastille for writing a seditious pamphlet. He visited the Netherlands, Switzerland, England, and the United States. Interested in humanitarian projects, he..... Read More about L'Autorité législative de Rome anéantie, ou Examen rapide de l'histoire & des sources du...
Paris: Chez Prault, 1750. Nouvelle edition. Dictionary of taxation and finance. Read More about Dictionnaire des Aydes ou les Dispositions
London: J. Dodsley, 1791. "Second edition" [i.e., first edition, second printing]. The second printing, following the first printing of 2,000 copies which quickly sold out. Read More about An Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, in Consequence of Some Late Discussions in Parliament,...
London: J. Owen, 1796. Unauthorized first edition, issued a day before the authorized edition published by F. and C. Rivington; second state of page iii. Read More about Thoughts on the Prospect of a Regicide Peace, in a Series of Letters
London: Printed for T. Becket, Strand; J. Robson, New Bond-Street and G. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, 1773. The Second Edition, Corrected. With advertisement leaf at front and errata on last leaf of Index. Read More about The Present State of Music in France and Italy. Or, The Journal of a Tour through those...
London: Printed by T. Giller, Salisbury-Square, for R. Phillips, 1801. First Edition in English. The author was Professor of Mathematical Astronomy at Copenhagen. Much on Astronomy, pp. 213-257 on National Observatory and Public Observatories. Read More about Travels in the French Republic; containing a Circumstantial View of the Present State of...
Combet & Cie, Editeurs, 5 rue Palatine, 1901. Leloir, Maurice. First edition. Read More about Richelieu. Avant propos de Gabriel Hanotaux de l'Académie Française
N.p. [London?]: n.d. [1787?]. UNCUT. “Originally a magistrate, he became, 9th November 1783, comptroller-general of the finances, which office he held till 8th April 1787, and in which he proved himsefl singularly incompetent.” — Palgrave. This is his defence of his financial administration, issued several times in 1787, both in..... Read More about Requête au Roi, adressée à sa Majesté…avec les pièces justificatives