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image of Napoleon Bonaparte and Napoleonic War - 27 newspaper account (24 American and 3 British), 1798 to 1857

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Very good condition. An archive of Napoleonic war accounts in American newspapers, reporting important world events from 1798 through to 1857. These vivid contemporary accounts span the entire period of the Napoleonic era. Starting with the 1798 article in a Connecticut newspaper, there is a description of Napoleon's campaign (the Egyptian campaign) and the… Read more
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image of Voyage de la Corvette l'Astrolabe Exécuté par ordre du roi, pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829 sous le Commandement de J. Dumont d'Urville.  Atlas Hydrographique

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Paris: J. Tastu, 1833. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. The Hydrographic folio atlas volume only, the very rare atlas from the first edition of d'Urville's voyage in the Astrolabe. The first voyage of the Astrolabe (1826 to 1829) was a circumnavigation of the globe which would include Australia, King George Sound, Port Jackson, New Zealand, Fiji,… Read more
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image of Prix Courant - Trading slips and Commodity price lists for goods traded between France and the Middle East, with merchandise from Europe, Latin & South America, India, Batavia, Turkey, Egypt, North Africa, Russia and the Carolinas

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1821. A group of 37 documents principally recording trade between the Middle East and France, from 1730 to 1821. The largest group (13) is between Smyrna and France; another 7 between the Middle East (Cairo, Salonica, Acre, Seyde, Levant, Aleppo) and France, dating 1736-1787. Most are preprinted forms, all with manuscript notations of prices and dated.… Read more
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London: Js. Gillray, 27, St. James's Street, 1850. Good + condition. The scene takes place in the House of Commons - To the left are shackled convicts; to the right the French are depicted as pirates. The Head of the House is being shackled and gagged by other pirates - his rather grand throne is inscribed… Read more
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image of Consequences of a successfull [sic] French invasion. No. 1, plate 1st, We come to recover your long lost liberties; scene, the House of Commons, BOTANY BAY Reference

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London: Js. Gillray, 27, St. James's Street, 1850. Very good overall. The scene takes place in the House of Commons - To the left are shackled convicts; to the right the French are depicted as pirates. The Head of the House is being shackled and gagged by other pirates - his rather grand throne is inscribed… Read more
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image of Italian Orders under Napoleonic Occupation, Cisalpina Republic

Italian Orders under Napoleonic Occupation, Cisalpina Republic

by [Napoleon; Bologna Italy]

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Published
1800
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$125.00

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Italy, 1800. A one page government document hand written in Italian/Corsican in the 9th Year of the Republic, regarding sanitary rules in Bologna during the French occupation, under the Cisalpina Republic. Cisalpina Republic was a sister republic of France in northern Italy until 1802. Written on illustrated engraved letterhead with a young Marianne, the French Goddess of Liberty… Read more
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image of Italian Orders under Napoleonic Occupation, Cisalpina Republic

Italian Orders under Napoleonic Occupation, Cisalpina Republic

by [Napoleon; Bologna Italy]

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Published
1800
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Italy, 1800. A one page government document hand written in Italian/Corsican in the 9th Year of the Republic, regarding sanitary rules in Bologna during the French occupation, under the Cisalpina Republic. Cisalpina Republic was a sister republic of France in northern Italy until 1802. Written on illustrated engraved letterhead with Marianne, the French Goddess of Liberty seated near… Read more
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image of Set of 6 cards featuring wine & champagne making, for "Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig"

Set of 6 cards featuring wine & champagne making, for "Veritable Extrait de Viande Liebig"

by [Wine; Champagne]

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Published
1890
Condition
Very good condition
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$60.00

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Paris: Liebig, 1890. Very good condition. Six chromolithographed advertising cards depicting French wine and champagne production, entitled "Au Pays de Champagne". Card illustrations depict the planting of new vines; grape harvest (vintage) near Epernay; grape pressing; corking and bottling the wine; champagne cellars; and fermentation in special barrels. Chromolithographed cards, 4 1/4 x 2 3/4",… Read more
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image of The "Characters" of Jean de La Bruyère Newly Rendered into English by Henri Van Laun With an introduction, A Biographical Memoir and Notes

The "Characters" of Jean de La Bruyère Newly Rendered into English by Henri Van Laun With an introduction, A Biographical Memoir and Notes

by La Bruyere, Jean de

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Published
1885
Condition
Very good overall
Edition
Limited edition
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$75.00

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New York and London: Scribner & Welford; John C. Nimmo, 1885. Limited edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. Limited edition, number 175 of 300 copies, with 24 etchings by B. Damman and V. Foulquier, very bright and clean. The best known work of the French satirist, Jean de La Bruyere (1645 - 1696). The author defined personal… Read more
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image of Garden of the Luxembourg Palace, Paris.   Albumen stereoview

Garden of the Luxembourg Palace, Paris. Albumen stereoview

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Published
1857
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Very good overall
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1857. Very good overall. Early stereoview card of Paris, a view of the Luxembourg Palace gardens, showing the facade, the gardens in the middle ground with topiary, and a young man wearing a cap and seated on a bench in the foreground. Image printed on one sheet and laid down on card stock, with printed… Read more
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Chansons Sans Gene. Couverture de Georges Cain

by Xanrof, Leon

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Published
1890
Condition
Very good condition
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Paris: G. Ondet, 1890. Hardcover. Very good condition. Illustrated edition of the lyrics and music of one of Paris' and Montmartre's most popular songwriters and music hall artists of the 1890s, Leon Xanrof (Leon Alfred Fourneau). Many of the songs were performed at Le Chat Noir and other famous cabarets; Yvette Guilbert famously sang Xanrof's "Le Fiacre"… Read more
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Les Pionniers De L'Antarctique, Au Pole Sud

by Troupliniere, Yves de la

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Published
1908
Condition
Very good condition
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$150.00

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Paris / Tournai: Casterman, 1908. Hardcover. Very good condition. Unusual juvenile work on the Antarctic explorers, covering expeditions up to the Charcot Expedition. Includes a long section on Captain Cook's explorations and the January 1773, first crossing of the Antarctic Circle by Cook (pp 88 -95). Intricate gilt and black stamped decorative cloth binding. Small… Read more
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image of Septembre Les Vendanges, trade card

Septembre Les Vendanges, trade card

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Published
1880
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Very good overall
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1880. Very good overall. Grape picking during the harvest in France, a printed and hand colored lithographed card of women harvesting grapes, with a border of grapes and leaves. On verso text in french describing the development and care of the grapevines, the pruning, the growth and the harvest, "the winepress will groan, casks will fill up, and… Read more
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image of French Costume Designs by Minon, 18 watercolors

French Costume Designs by Minon, 18 watercolors

by [Theater; Costume Design] E. Minon

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Published
1920
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1920. A collection of artist renderings of theatrical costumes in pen, ink, watercolor and gouache accents, signed at lower left, title in pencil at top. One with the stamp: "Dessins de Costumes. E. Minon - Paris - 11bis Rue Hégésippe-Moreau." at the upper left. 18 designs including: Le Chat; ; Les 4 Suivantes; 1 Modiste; Clemenceau; L'Ambre… Read more
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image of Havre de Grace.   American Naval officer's widow boarding house invitation

Havre de Grace. American Naval officer's widow boarding house invitation

by U.S. Navy; Latham, George W.

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Published
1840
Condition
Very good condition
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Havre, France: H. Bret, Rue de Paris, 86, 1840. Very good condition. The widow of Captain Latham's printed invitation to "American Officers" stationed in this French port town, for the boarding house which she has just opened. Mrs. Latham's new venture is located at No. 44 Rue de Dauphine, "where every essential comfort will be provided. Their… Read more
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Boomerang. [French children's game]

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Published
1900
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France, 1900. An exceptionally rare and unusual French children's game using small metal boomerangs to knock down pins with an unusual launching apparatus. The game was manufactured in France, most likely for the British market around 1900. The title on the cover reads- "Boomerang. Breveté S.G.D.G. A C". The initials "S.G.D.G." are an… Read more
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image of Australians Advancing from Villers-Bretonneux, August 8th 1918.  From Original specially painted for the Australian Comforts Fund.  By Captain Will Longstaff.  A.I.F. War Artist

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London: Raphael Tuck, 1918. Ephemera. Good + overall. A Christmas and New Year's Greeting card from 1918-19. Issued by the Australian Comforts Fund, which was established in August 1916 to coordinate the activities of the state based patriotic funds, which were established earlier in World War I. Mainly run by women, they provided and distributed free comforts… Read more
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image of Silas Deane, American diplomat, in Walker's Hibernian Magazine, or Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge for October, 1783

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Dublin: Printed by Thomas Walker at Cicero's Head, 1783. Good + condition. Complete monthly number, with cameo copper engraved portraits of Silas Deane, the first foreign diplomat from the United States to France, who negotiated there for assistance and made secret arrangements with the Marquis de Lafayette to travel to America and join the Revolution (p525). Also… Read more
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"Four Years in the Fight. The Women of France, We Owe Them Houses of Cheer". WWI Art Poster

by [Jonas, Lucien, artist]

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Published
1918
Condition
Good + condition
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New York: Strobridge Lith. Co., 1918. Good + condition. A striking large color lithographed WWI poster promoting the wartime work carried out by French women, the United War Work Campaign and the YMCA-YWCA, the graphics by Lucien Jonas. Jonas (1880 - 1947) is noted as one of the great French WWI artists. He worked… Read more
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image of "'Chateau Thierry' The Turning Point of the World War".  Original color print

"'Chateau Thierry' The Turning Point of the World War". Original color print

by [W.W.I.; Military]

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Published
1919
Condition
Very good condition
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$225.00

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Chicago: E. G. Renisch, 1919. Very good condition. Large printed color WWI poster, with printed caption below describing the importance of the battle in France. Fought on on July 18, 1918 and was one of the first actions of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) under General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing. The caption describes the Battle… Read more
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