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1 (Sartre, Jean-Paul). Boschetti, Anna THE INTELLECTUAL ENTERPRISE: Sartre and Les Temps Modernes
Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern Univ. Press, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket. 
The first English translation of Boschetti's study of Sartre's dominance over the French intellectual life of his day, comparing Sartre' stature in his own time to Hugo's and Voltaire's in theirs. 279 pages including an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 (Valincour, Jean-Baptiste de). Williams, Charles G.S. VALINCOUR: The Limits of honnetete
Washington D.C. The Catholic University of America Press, (1991). 0813207215 / 9780813207216 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Investigation of the life and career of the 18th Century French government official and man of letters. Bibliography, index. 336 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Hicks, John and Tucker, Robert, editors REVOLUTION & REACTION: THE PARIS COMMUNE 1871
(Amherst, Massachusetts): The University of Massachusetts Press, (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in sky-blue linen with silver titles to the spine; in a near fine lightly rubbed dust jacket with tiny tears to the upper shelf-edges. 
A collection of evaluative essays by eminent scholars on that urban social phenomenon of 1871 with varied perspectives on the violent reaction to it. Reprinted from The Massachusetts Review Volume XII, Number 3, Summer 1971. 238 pages; illustrations. 
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4 Mitchell, Allan THE DIVIDED PATH: The German Influence on Social Reform in France After 1870
Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
The first full scale study of French social reform after 1870, based on documentation in both France and Germany, with a focus on the French response to the social legislation passed during the 1880's in imperial Germany under Otto von Bismarck. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Sa'adah, Anne THE SHAPING OF LIBERAL POLITICS IN REVOLUTIONARY FRANCE: A Comparative Perspective
Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, (1990). 0691078246 / 9780691078243 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with silver lettering to the spine; in a dust jacket. 248 pages, bibliography, and an index. 
An examination of how the tension between the concepts of conflict and community during the revolutions of the 1700's shaped liberal politics in England, America, and France, with the result that French politics have suffered from occasional instability. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Sowers, Pauline B, translation JOAN THE MAID OF ORLEANS
San Francisco: Roy Vernon Sowers, 1938. First edition thus, limited to 525 copies. Folio. Hardcover. Light bump to lower corner tips, mild soiling, faint tanning to upper edge of front cover, else near fine in cream cloth over blue paper boards with paste-on title to spine and French Fleur-de-Lis coat of arms printed on front cover; no dust jacket. 
This account of the life of Joan of Arc is from a portion of the 1493 THE CHRONICLES OF FRANCE by St. Denis, and is printed with reproductions of woodcuts by Antione Verard, from the original edition, with a bibliographical note on the work of the artist. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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