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‎Bisset (I), Lt.-Col:‎

‎The George Cross‎

‎8vo., First Edition, fore - edges a little marked; cloth, a good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter frayed at edges. The standard reference, with roll of honour and bibliography. The George Cross replaced the Empire Gallantry Medal in 1940 'for great heroism or conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme danger'.‎

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‎Torralva, F‎

‎El libro de los buenos modales‎

‎Madrid. 20 cm. 185 p. il. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. F. y R. Torralva. El libro de. Tít. de la cub.: Los buenos modales. Etiqueta . (=249417=) ISBN: 84-86532-46-9 <A TARGET='_blank' HREF='http://www.librosalcana.com/249417.jpg'>Ver imagen</A>‎

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‎Amable, Ángel‎

‎Manual de las buenas maneras : guía de estilo para la gente educada‎

‎Barcelona. 22 cm. 218 p. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial ilustrada. Etiqueta . Cubierta deslucida. (=367886=) Depósito legal: B 36532-1991 <A TARGET='_blank' HREF='http://www.librosalcana.com/367886.jpg'>Ver imagen</A>‎

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‎VICTORIA CROSS. SNELLING (S).:‎

‎VCs of the First World War. Passchendaele 1917. [Second Edition]. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER‎

‎8vo., Second Edition, with numerous photographs and maps throughout; original laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1998. Detailed accounts, including gazette entries, of the thirty - eight recipients.‎

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‎RAISSON Horace‎

‎Code galant ou Art de conter fleurette -‎

‎Paris - Ollivier - Delaunay - 1837 - 1 volume in12 broché de 213 pages - Mouillures anciennes en marge de certaines pages - piqures - dos usé et partiellement cassé - effrangures à la couverture - Bien complet du frontispice "La Déclaration" - Un rien désuet mais parfois encore trés utile -‎

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‎Raucourt, Francoise de‎

‎Trato social‎

‎Madrid. 17 cm. 108 p. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Colección 'Artistas españoles contemporaneos.', v. 32. Traducción y adaptación de Francisco Villalba. Etiqueta . (=397089=) Depósito legal: M 19176-1972 <A TARGET='_blank' HREF='http://www.librosalcana.com/397089.jpg'>Ver imagen</A>‎

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‎Le Folcalvez, Françoise‎

‎ABC de la cortesía‎

‎Barcelona. 23 cm. 254 p. grab. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con sobrecubierta ilustrada. Colección 'Enciclopedias "M/R"'. Traducción de Alberto Méndez. Etiqueta . Cubierta deslucida. (=519359=) Depósito legal: B 19545-1969 <A TARGET='_blank' HREF='http://www.librosalcana.com/519359.jpg'>Ver imagen</A>‎

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‎López, Camilo‎

‎El libro del saber estar : la urbanidad y los usos sociales‎

‎Oviedo. 24 cm. 220 p. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con sobrecubierta ilustrada. Colección Educación social. vol. n. 1. Índice. Etiqueta . Sobrecubierta deslucida. (=380149=) ISBN: 84-87531-01-6 <A TARGET='_blank' HREF='http://www.librosalcana.com/380149.jpg'>Ver imagen</A>‎

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‎Cantù Cesare‎

‎Il Galantuomo Libro di Morale Popolare pubblicato da Cesare Cantù‎

‎In 12° (16x9,5 cm); 180, (2) pp. Legatura coeva in cartoncino molle foderato con carta coeva con bei motivi a più colori. Esemplare in barbe ed in buone - ottime condizioni di conservazione. Seconda edizione, uscita nella collana "Letture Giovanili" dell'editore Moro, dopo la prima edizione del 1837 di questo importante scritto del grande storico, letterato e uomo politico lombardo originario di Brivio (Lecco), Cesare Cantù. L'opera si inserisce nel filone filosofico - morale - pedagogico tipico dei primi dell'ottocento con indicazioni sul modo che deve tenere il perfetto galantuomo in ogni circostanza e su ogni tema. Seconda edizione in ottime condizioni di conservazione.‎

‎DEMAZIERE Albert (contes choisis et présentés par) -‎

‎Les plus beaux contes di siècle galant -‎

‎Famot 1976, 4 petits volumes in-16 sous étui, reliés cartonnages toilés en soie rose-mauve avec décor doré sur les plats et les dos, 141 + 139 + 142 + 141 pages avec repriductions à pleines pages de gravures rélaisées par les meilleurs artistes du XVIII ème siècle dont Moreau le Jeune, Chodowieski, Binet, Longueil, Tardieu. Dos légèrement ternis de façon uniforme et quelques rousseurs sur l'étui. Sinon, très bon état.‎

‎Anonimo (ma probabilmente Mariani Vittorio)‎

‎Gli amori del maresciallo duca di richelieu, compilati dall'editore‎

‎23,3x15,7 cm; 158, (2) pp. Bella legatura coeva in mezza pelle con piatti foderati con carta marmorizzata. Dorso con titolo e filettatura impressi in oro. Tavola incisa all'antiporta da Nelli e Candini. Alcune tavole incise nel testo (9). Testatine ornate. Rara pubblicazione erotico - galante stampata a Milano. Tutto il testo è stampato entro cornice xilografica. RARO due soli esemplari censiti in ICCU.‎

‎VICTORIA CROSS. GLIDDON (G).:‎

‎VCs of the First World War. Arras & Messines 1917. [Second Edition]. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER‎

‎8vo., Second Edition, with numerous photographs and maps throughout; original laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1998. Detailed accounts, including gazette entries, of the fifty recipients in the two actions concerned.‎

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‎CELLER Ludovic‎

‎La galanterie au théatre‎

‎Editions J. Baur 1875. 169 pages. Relié. Bon état. Etudes dramatiques.Exemplaire sur papier vergé n° 34, tirage à 400 exeplaires‎

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France Francia França France
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‎HERON de VILLEFOSSE, Rene.‎

‎Dames de Paris.‎

‎In-8, 256 pp., 8 planches hors texte, broche, couverture illustree. Etat d'usage.[CL-8]‎

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‎VICTORIA CROSS. VC. WWII. LAFFIN (J).:‎

‎British VCs of World War 2. A Study in Heroism. [Foreword by Sir Roden Cutler. Second Edition]. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER‎

‎8vo., Second Edition, with numerous portraits; laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1997. Includes full citation for each of the 106 VCs won during WWII. Mulholland & Jordan L3 (recording the first edition).‎

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‎Scaraffia, Giuseppe‎

‎Diccionario del dandi‎

‎Boadilla del Monte, Madrid. 17 cm. 219 p. il. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Colección 'Pensamiento', 9. Traducción, Francisco Campillo. Traducción de: Dizionario del dandy. Dandismo . (=489932=) ISBN: 978-84-7774-827-4 <A TARGET='_blank' HREF='http://www.librosalcana.com/489932.jpg'>Ver imagen</A>‎

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‎López, Camilo‎

‎El libro del saber estar : la urbanidad y los usos sociales‎

‎Oviedo. 24 cm. 220 p. Encuadernación en tapa dura de editorial con sobrecubierta ilustrada. Colección Educación social. vol. n. 1. Índice. Etiqueta . Sobrecubierta deslucida. (=510186=) ISBN: 84-87531-01-6 <A TARGET='_blank' HREF='http://www.librosalcana.com/510186.jpg'>Ver imagen</A>‎

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‎Balzac, Honoré de. Baudelaire, Barbey d'Aurevilly.‎

‎El dandysmo‎

‎Madrid. 17 cm. 259 p. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Balzac, Baudelaire, Barbey d'Aurevilly. La fontana literaria. vol. 21. Dandismo. Baudelaire, Charles. Barbey d'Aurevilly, Jules Amédée . (=382264=) ISBN: 84-379-0003-4 <A TARGET='_blank' HREF='http://www.librosalcana.com/382264.jpg'>Ver imagen</A>‎

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‎FOWLER, T. ROBERT‎

‎Valour on Juno Beach the Canadian Awards for Gallantry D-Day - June 6, 1944 [Signed Copy]‎

‎Burnstown, ON, General Store Publishing House. 1994. (ISBN: 189618202x) Soft cover, 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book, Prleims + 102pp + Bibliography. Numerous b/w illustrations. Handwritten dedication signed by Fowler on the title page. A nice copy. Very Good/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 177200 ISBN : 189618202x

‎ABBOTT, P.E. & TAMPLIN, J.M.A.‎

‎British Gallantry Awards‎

‎London, Nimrod Dix & Co. 1981, Second Edition. (ISBN: 0902633740) Hardcover, 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Book, xx, 316pp; numerous b/w & col. illustrations. A very nice copy. (Due to the size/weight of this book, an extra shipping charge will apply to destinations outside the U.S.A.). Very Good/Very Good.‎

Bookseller reference : 176851 ISBN : 0902633740

‎HERVEZ, JEAN.‎

‎Le Parc-aux-Cerfs et les Petites Maisons Galantes.‎

‎Paris, Bibliothèque des Curieux, 1925. In-8°. 230p. + 4 Planches. br. .‎

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‎ANON‎

‎Victoria Cross Centenary Exhibition Marlborough House (by gracious permission of H.M.the Queen) 15 June - 28 July 1956‎

‎1956. 24.5 Cms x 18.5 Cms. Stapled paperback, 39 pp, illustrated with 5 full-page black & white photographs, 1 plan of Marlborough House & a double-page centre spread showing extracts from the original Royal Warrant of 29 January 1856. Good minus.‎

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‎PELOUS, JEAN- MICHEL‎

‎Amour precieux amour galant( 1654- 1675). Essai sur la presentation de l amour dans la litterature et la soeciete mondaines. ( = Bibliotheque Francaise et Romane/ C: Etudes Litteraires, 77) .‎

‎Klincksieck Paris 1980 2. Aufl. Paperback 524 S. Guter Zustand/ Good, Some pages with penciled underlinings and notations., Cover mildly soiled and shows mild wear., softcover, no dustjacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 454880 ISBN : 2252021977

‎BISACCIONI MAIOLINO‎

‎Gli Amori Di Lysandro, et Calista, Portati Dal Francese Dal Marchese M. Bisaccioni.‎

‎Venetia, Francesco Storti. 1663. Rilegato. Libro, [Figurato Galante] (cm. 15) buona mz. pergamena antica, resataurata, sguardie antiche. -- pp. 407 + 1 p. bianca. Bella antiporta figurata incisa in rame. Dedica a Nicola Beregani. Fra le molte opere scritte da questo prolifico autore, la nostra è la più rara. Mnca a molti repertori compreso Bm. Stc. Choix, Autori Italiani del '600, Michel-Michel, Bruni-Evans, Moranti "Le seicentine di Urbino", nonchè Graesse e Brunet. La prima edizione apparve nel 1653 ? Bell' esemplare nitido e fresco. Di questa rara opera sconosciuta anche al Gay "Bibliogr. des Ouvrages Relatifs a l' Amour". Il Census Nazionale Opac Sbn non registra alcun esemplare nelle biblioteche italiane. Michel Susanne I 275.[f50]. buono.‎

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‎SMYTH, SIR JOHN‎

‎The story of the George Cross.‎

‎Arthur Barker Ltd. 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Very clean, tightly bound book which is signed by Brandon Moss G.C. on the title page, and has tape offsetting onto the endpapers from a dustjacket protective sleeve, but no other marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xx + 208 pages, colour frontispiece and several b/w photos on plates, appendices, bibliography, index. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 42348

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‎VICTORIA CROSS. VC. WWII. LAFFIN (J).‎

‎British VCs of World War 2. A Study in Heroism. [Foreword by Sir Roden Cutler. Second Edition]. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER‎

‎Budding Books, [Stroud, 2000] 8vo., Second Edition, with numerous portraits; laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1997. Includes full citation for each of the 106 VCs won during WWII. Mulholland & Jordan L3 (recording the first edition).‎

Bookseller reference : 22345

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‎VICTORIA CROSS. GLIDDON (G).‎

‎VCs of the First World War. The Somme. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER‎

‎Budding, [Stroud, 2000] 4to., with numerous photographs and maps throughout; original laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1991. Detailed accounts, including gazette entries, of the fifty-two recipients.‎

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‎VICTORIA CROSS. SNELLING (S).‎

‎VCs of the First World War. Passchendaele 1917. [Second Edition]. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER‎

‎Wrens Park, [Stroud, 2000] 8vo., Second Edition, with numerous photographs and maps throughout; original laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1998. Detailed accounts, including gazette entries, of the thirty-eight recipients.‎

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‎VICTORIA CROSS. GLIDDON (G).‎

‎VCs of the First World War. Arras & Messines 1917. [Second Edition]. FINE COPY IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER‎

‎Wrens Park, [Stroud, 2000] 8vo., Second Edition, with numerous photographs and maps throughout; original laminated pictorial boards, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. First published in 1998. Detailed accounts, including gazette entries, of the fifty recipients in the two actions concerned.‎

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‎FARMERY, J. PETER.‎

‎Police Gallantry. The King's Police Medal, the King's Police and Fire Service Medal and the Queen's Police Medal for Gallantry 1909-1978.‎

‎North Manley, Australia: Periter and Associates PTY Ltd, 1995. 0646248383. 1st edition. A record of the circumstances leading to the award of the medals. "The King's Police Medal was introduced in 1909 to recognise, among other things, bravery by police and fire service personnel whilst in the course of their duties. Often referred to as the 'Policeman's V.C.', this is the first unified record of the stories behind the award of the medals..Contains over 300 photographs of recipients which are shown alongside their stories, to enrich the value of this book. References to London Gazette entries, and to where documents can be researched in the Public Records Office are also shown for the benefit of those wishing to undertake further research." 28cms x 20.5cms x 2cms. Pp.xvi/252, over 300 black & white photographs of recipients + colour plate showing ribbons and medals + 8 pages of facsimile letters. A few marginal marks and amendments affecting the alphabetical list of recipients of Kings/Queens Police Medal for Gallanty with two marginal marks to pp.20 and147. Blue boards, dustwrapper has a removable clear protective wrap. A scarce volume. Very Good/Very Good.‎

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‎ROYAL NAVY.‎

‎The Naval Who's Who 1917.‎

‎Polstead: J.B.Hayward & Son, 1981. "Originally published in January 1917 under the title of "The Royal Navy List or Who's Who in the Navy". Uninteresting data and advertising material have been deleted and the text of Admiral Jellicoe's Despatch for the Battle of Jutland has been added, together with a casualty roll of all ranks..Of paramount importance to the collector and researcher of Naval Gallantry Awards will be the "War Supplement" as service details and acts of gallantry are given, which although they may have culminated in an award, did not always appear in the London Gazette." Pp.344, very small print. Blue leatherette boards with gilt title to front and spine, stiff removable clear protective cover. VG.‎

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‎DASH, COMTESSE.‎

‎Les galanteries de la cour de Louis XV. La Régence. Nouvelle édition.‎

‎Paris, Michel Lévy Frères, 1871,. 180x115mm, 356 pages, reliure demi-basane. Plats papier marbré. Auteur, titre et faux nerfs dorés au dos. Bel exemplaire.‎

Bookseller reference : 41163

‎BAKER, KENNETH.(EDITOR).‎

‎The Faber Book of War Poetry. (Signed).‎

‎London: Faber and Faber, 1996. 0571174531. "Where previous war anthologies have confined themselves to particular periods or ideological outlooks, Kenneth Baker's takes a catholic view and benefits from a wider exploration of material, classical and modern, English and foreign-language. He has given preference to poems with a strong documentary or psychological realism, and the entire book is divided into sections dealing with such matters as 'The Patriotic Imperative', 'Recruitment', 'Weapons', 'Leadership', 'Civilian Victims', Conscientious Objection', 'Views of Death' and 'Gallantry and Heroism'." Pp.xxvi/598, signed by Kenneth Baker to title page. Navy blue cloth, dustwrapper has minor edge wear but now has a removable clear protective wrap. A heavy volume which may require extra to send overseas. VG/VG.‎

Bookseller reference : 38830

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‎VICTORIA CROSS. VC. WWI. GREAT WAR. SEATON (D)‎

‎A Tiger and a Fusilier. Leicester's VC Heroes. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY‎

‎[Privately Printed, Botcheston, 2001] 4to., First Edition, with illustrated title and numerous photographs and illustrations in the text; original photographic wrappers, a fine copy. A PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE AUTHOR WITH HIS SIGNED HOLOGRAPH INSCRIPTION ON TITLE. Detailed and well-illustrated accounts of the WWI awards made to Private William Buckingham, The Leicestershire Regiment, and Captain Robert Gee, 2 Bn The Royal Fusiliers. Uncommon.‎

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‎BANCROFT, JAMES W‎

‎Local Heroes‎

‎Manchester, England, James W Bancroft. 1992, 1st. (ISBN: 1872619037) , 21 Cms x 15 Cms. Paperback, a 64 p booklet with tales of 18 people who were awarded the George Cross for bravery in the north west of England: John Lewis Victor 'Jack' Burke, Robert Pearson, Robert Wild, Eric 'Jock' Watt-Bonar, Robert Stead Little, Thomas Jameson, Carl Mallinson Schofield, Thomas Hulme, Norman Tunna, Harold Reginald Newgass, Francis Haffey Brooke-Smith, Geoffrey Gledhill Turner, James Patrick Scully, Richard Arthur Samuel Bywater, John Axon, Wallace Arnold Oakes, Gerald Irving Richardson & Carl Walker. The awards were gained for deeds performed on the railway, in mines & factories, in wartime & on the streets. VG.‎

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‎SMITS, FRANS (DESIGN),‎

‎Ereteken voor Orde en Vrede. [Original Dutch military MEDAL, Designed by Frans Smits].‎

‎Voorschoten, Koninklijke Begeer, [circa], 1947. Original bronze military MEDAL, with Royal Dutch Crown at top, attached to original tri-coloured ribbon, representing the Dutch Flag, with three bars representing campaigns 1947, 1948 and 1949 in Netherlands India at top. Bronze medal designed by Frans Smits and produced by Koninklijke Begeer, Voorschoten municipality, The Netherlands. Original bronze medal , complete with ribbon and three campaign bars, awarded to a dutch military serving in post-war Indonesia during the dutch-indonesian [armed] dispute 1945-1950. Very well preserved, ribbon in very fresh colouring indeed. A nice piece of memorabilia.‎

Bookseller reference : 53348

‎DE BEAUMONT, EDOUARD‎

‎The Sword and Womankind, Being an Nformative History of Indiscreet Revelations, Adapted from the French of Edouard de Beaumont‎

‎NY, Privately Printed. 1929. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾". (USA)First Thus Owner's signature and small ownership label, no other markings, slight toning of page edges, rubbing to cover corner tips, Very good; no dust jacket. Quarter cloth with brown paper over boards, gold spine titles and date of MCMXXIX, xvi, 237pp. This is a curious work mainly on the influence of the feminine on the sword and swrod fighting and vice versa. There are chapters on "The Degradation of the Feminine ideal", Swordsmen become agents of women's sexual excesses, Ladies of the Camp, Feudel Lords and their rights, Debauchery during the Crusades, Flagellants and Extravagant luxuries, etc. I bleive this book appeared in France in 1882 and that it was first translated in 1900 by Alfred Allinson, but I am not entirely sure that he is the translator of this edition. (1.5 JM FO 22/3. Very Good/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 60926

‎GRECOURT (JEAN-BAPTISTE DE) (1684-1743) :‎

‎Contes de Grécourt. (Recueil de 59 contes érotiques et poesies libertines de Grécourt).‎

‎s.l. s.d., XIXè, gr. in-8vo, 1 ff. (faux-titre) + 143 p. avec de nombreux vignettes gravées sur bois (de 147, manquent 2 feuillets: p. 15/16 = entre-titre ? & 31/32 = le mal des dents) + 9 planches gravées au trait (de 10?), les premiers 30 p. avec une forte tâche brune en bas des pages, cartonnage marbré de l'époque. ¶ Nous n'avons trouvez aucune reférence bibliographique sur cette édition. Les p. 1 à 13 sont une introduction et explication de l'oeuvre de Grécourt, suit les 59 contes et poèmes. Grecourt, poète licencieux français qui, après avoir renoncé aux fonctions ecclesiastique, se livre, chez des protecteurs haut placés, à une vie épicurienne dénué de toute ambition. Ses poèmes et ses chansons ciculaient sous le manteau, on les édita qu'après sa mort en 1747. (Van Tieghem). 'Virtuosité d'écriture. érotisme élaboré, invention formelle, qui expliquent la prédilection d'Appolinaire pour Grécourt, rangé parmi les 'Maitres de l'Amour'. Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.‎

Bookseller reference : 55683

‎(ANONYME):‎

‎Les femmes galantes. Scènes reconstituées par la photographie d'après nature. Tome I et II en 2 tomes.‎

‎Paris, Edition Photographique, s. d. (env. 1900), gr. in-8vo, sans numérotation des pages (env. 150 p. par vol.), richement ill. de photos parfois en couleur, reliure en toile bleue originale ill., avec titre doré, charnière int. du T. I ferndu, dos salis.. ¶ Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage.‎

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‎MAJDALANY , FRED:‎

‎Cassino : Portrait of a Battle‎

‎Longmans Green & Co 1957 First 4th impression VG/VG edgewear & chips protective covered 270pp 24 b/w photographs & 8 maps 9 x 5.5 550g ¶ Few battles of the Second World War , or of any other war, compare with Cassino for epic grandeur, prolonged agony and an almost classic sense of tragedy. The story if told for the first time by an author well qualified to tell the tale, for not only did he take part in the battle but he has since made an exhaustive study of the operation, from the highest strategic level down to the actions of individual men.‎

Bookseller reference : 8861

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‎SMITH , E D:‎

‎Famous Regiments : Britain's Brigade of Gurkhas : The 2nd K E O Goorkha Rifles, the 6th Q.E. O. Gurkha Rifles, the 7th D.E. O. Gurkha Rifles and the 10th P M O Gurkha Rifles‎

‎Leo Cooper 1983 reprint VG/VG edgewear price clipped 140pp 15 b/w photos 9 x 5.5 380g ¶ A volume in the 'Famous Regiments' series edited by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks.‎

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‎BRANDER , A M:‎

‎Famous Regiments : The Royal Scots (the Royal Regiment)‎

‎Leo Cooper 1976 first UK VG/VG edgewear price clipped 140pp 15 b/w photos 9 x 6 290g ¶ Part of the 'Famous Regiments' series edited by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks‎

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‎ABRAHAM , TOM:‎

‎The Cage‎

‎Bantam 2002 VG/VG protective covered 299pp B & W and colour photos decorated endpapers 9 x 6 620g ¶ Tom "Bud" Abraham was one of the very few Englishmen to serve in Vietnam. As as officer in the 1st Cavalry Division during 1976/8 he saw combat in some of the fiercest encounters of the war.His gallantry earned him a fistful of medals, including the Silver Star, one of the highest decorations awarded by the American Army.During his time there he was captured and tortured by the Vietcong and he managed to escaped.On his return to the UK he married, became a father and started a successful career in business.It seemed that his past was behind him, until 30 years later when a trivial encounter with the police set off a catastrophic chain of events.He lost everything and in tyring to rebuild his life he once more had to confront the traumatic events of Vietnam he had buried so deep. His terrifying yet inspiring journey is told in this book.‎

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‎ABRAHAM , TOM:‎

‎The Cage‎

‎Bantam 2002 second edition VG/VG edgewear 299pp several colour photos some b/w photos decorated endpapers 9.5 x 6 620g ¶ Tom "Bud" Abraham was one of the very few Englishmen to serve in Vietnam. As as officer in the 1st Cavalry Division during 1976/8 he saw combat in some of the fiercest encounters of the war.His gallantry earned him a fistful of medals, including the Silver Star, one of the highest decorations awarded by the American Army.During his time there he was captured and tortured by the Vietcong and he managed to escaped.On his return to the UK he married, became a father and started a successful career in business.It seemed that his past was behind him, until 30 years later when a trivial encounter with the police set off a catastrophic chain of events.He lost everything and in tyring to rebuild his life he once more had to confront the traumatic events of Vietnam he had buried so deep. His terrifying yet inspiring journey is told in this book.‎

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‎MAJDALANY , FRED:‎

‎Cassino : Portrait of a Battle‎

‎Longmans Green & Co 1957 First second impression VG/Fair edgewear tears & chips (one large) protective covered 270pp 24 b/w photographs & 8 maps 9 x 5.5 550g ¶ Few battles of the Second World War , or of any other war, compare with Cassino for epic grandeur, prolonged agony and an almost classic sense of tragedy. The story if told for the first time by an author well qualified to tell the tale, for not only did he take part in the battle but he has since made an exhaustive study of the operation, from the highest strategic level down to the actions of individual men. There is a prvius owners inscription inside the book‎

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‎CAILHAVA DE L'ESTENDOUX:‎

‎le Souper des Petits-Maîtres. Conte composé de mille et un contes.‎

‎paris, Bibliothèque des curieux, s.d. In-12, 209pp. br. non coupé, quelques rousseurs.‎

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‎BISSET (I), LT.-COL‎

‎The George Cross‎

‎MacGibbon & Kee, [1961] 8vo., First Edition, fore-edges a little marked; cloth, a good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter frayed at edges. The standard reference, with roll of honour and bibliography. The George Cross replaced the Empire Gallantry Medal in 1940 'for great heroism or conspicuous courage in circumstances of extreme danger'.‎

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‎ABBOTT, P.E. & TAMPLIN, J.M.A.‎

‎British Gallantry Awards‎

‎Enfield, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1971, First Edition. (ISBN: 085112173X) Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, 359pp; 196 illus. A nice copy in a repaired dj. Very Good/Fair.‎

Bookseller reference : 168283 ISBN : 085112173X

‎CREAGH, SIR O'MOORE & HUMPHRIS, E. M.:‎

‎The Victoria Cross 1856-1920‎

‎Suffolk, J B Hayward & Son 1985 Tall quarto, 336 pages with 722 black & white illustrations. Fine red cloth and gilt hard back with a very good dust jacket. No inscriptions or marks. Originally published in 1920 as Volume I 'The V.C. and D.S.O.' A complete record of the recipients of the Victoria Cross from its institution in 1856, to the 29th October, 1920 with descriptions of the deeds and services for which the award was given and with many biographical and other details. Compiled from official publications and despatches, letters from Commanding Officers and other contemporary accounts, and from information from private sources. An excellent copy.‎

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‎OHNE AUTORENANGABE:‎

‎Venuslieder Verliebtes und Galantes aus sorgloser Zeit‎

‎München, Etzold Verlag 1917. Mit 32 Tafeln nach Bildern und Stichen des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts und mit 60 Vignetten von Hermann Rotballer, Erstauflage EA, 159 S., 19 cm EA Pappband, Pergamentrücken, Ecken minimal bestossen sonst guter Zustand, von diesem Buch wurde ein Vorzugsausgabe in 200 numerierten Exemplaren gedruckt, diese Ausgabe hat Nr. 90, reich illustriert, eine signierte Originalradierung von Hermann Rotballer ist‎

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