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Les Monnaies royales françaises de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI avec indication de leur valeur actuelle By Louis Ciani
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Le "Ciani" est resté pendant de nombreuses années la référence des monnaies royales, prenant la place du "Hoffmann". La numérotation des... More > monnaies du "Ciani" est encore largement utilisée aujourd'hui pour le classement des monnaies royales. L'illustration de couverture est issue des planches de l'ouvrage "Les Monnaies Royales de France depuis Hugues Capet jusqu'à Louis XVI" d'H. Hoffmann. Réimpression 2014 en fac-similé. L'ouvrage comporte quelques imperfections liées à la technique de reproduction en fac-similé.< Less
La Vie de Madame Elisabeth, soeur de Louis XVI, Volume 1 [French] By A. de (Alcide) Beauchesne
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Alcide-Hyacinthe du Bois de Beauchesne (né à... More > Lorient le 31 mars 1800, mort à Charroux Allier le 20 novembre 1873) fut gentilhomme de la chambre du roi sous Louis XVIII, chef de cabinet au département des beaux-arts de 1825 à 1830, puis chef de section aux Archives.Il est connu pour deux ouvrages:Louis XVII, sa vie, son agonie et sa mort (1852), où il a raconté avec plus de couleur que de critique, la captivité du fils de Louis XVI. Excerpt from: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcide_de_Beauchesne< Less
Les monnaies royales de France depuis Hugues Capet jusqu'à Louis XVI By Henri Hoffmann
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Réimpression en 2013 de l'édition parue à l'origine en 1878 : Les Monnaies Royales de France depuis Hugues Capet jusqu'à Louis XVI - Henri Hoffmann. Ouvrage orné de... More > 118 planches.< Less
Histoire des salons de Paris (Tome 2/6) Tableaux et portraits du grand monde sous Louis XVI, Le Directoire, le Consulat et l'Empire, la Restauration et le regne de Louis-Philippe Ier [French] By Laure Junot, duchesse d' Abrantes
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Laure Junot, Duchess of Abrantès (née Martin de... More > Permond; 6 November 1784 – 7 June 1838) was a French writer. She was the spouse of French general Jean-Andoche Junot.Laure was born at Montpellier, the daughter of Charles Martin de Permond and his wife Panoria, to whom during her widowhood the young Napoleon Bonaparte made an offer of marriage—such at least is the version presented by the daughter in her celebrated Memoirs. Her mother, Panoria, was descended from the Comnene family, the last Greek dynasty from the Empire of Trebizond. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laure_Junot,_Duchess_of_Abrantes< Less
History of the French Revolution: From 1789 to 1814 By Francois-Auguste Marie Mignet
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Of the great incidents of History, none has attracted more attention or proved more difficult of interpretation than the French Revolution. The ultimate significance of other striking events and... More > their place in the development of mankind can be readily estimated. It is clear enough that the barbarian invasions marked the death of the classical world, already mortally wounded by the rise of Christianity. It is clear enough that the Renaissance emancipated the human intellect from the trammels of a bastard mediaevalism, that the Reformation consolidated the victory of the "new learning" by including theology among the subjects of human debate. But the French Revolution seems to defy complete analysis. Its complexity was great, its contradictions numerous and astounding.< Less
History of Maria Antoinette By John S. C. Abbott
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The tragic drama of Maria Antoinette—otherwise known as Marie Antoinette—and her bloody end during the French Revolution has fascinated students of history from all over the world, but... More > rarely have the full facts been so completely captured and mapped out as in this wonderful retelling by master storyteller John Abbott. The fifth child of Holy Roman Empress Maria Theresa and Emperor Francis I, Maria Antoinette was married to Louis-Auguste, heir to the throne of France in 1770, in what was expected to be the beginning of a familial alliance between the Austrian and French royal houses. When her husband finally acceded to the throne in 1774, she became Queen of France and Navarre—and the most powerful woman in the land. This work, written only fifty-six years after the events, and at a time when Maria and Louis’ eldest daughter, Marie Thérèse, was still alive, remains one of the finest accounts of this bloody, terrible, and often misunderstood event in European royal history.< Less
History of Maria Antoinette By John S. C. Abbott
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The tragic drama of Maria Antoinette—otherwise known as Marie Antoinette—and her bloody end during the French Revolution has fascinated students of history from all over the world, but... More > rarely have the full facts been so completely captured and mapped out as in this wonderful retelling by master storyteller John Abbott. The fifth child of Holy Roman Empress Maria Theresa and Emperor Francis I, Maria Antoinette was married to Louis-Auguste, heir to the throne of France in 1770, in what was expected to be the beginning of a familial alliance between the Austrian and French royal houses. When her husband finally acceded to the throne in 1774, she became Queen of France and Navarre—and the most powerful woman in the land. This work, written only fifty-six years after the events, and at a time when Maria and Louis’ eldest daughter, Marie Thérèse, was still alive, remains one of the finest accounts of this bloody, terrible, and often misunderstood event in European royal history.< Less
History of Madame Roland By John S. C. Abbott
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The astonishing story of one of the leading women of the French Revolution—and of her own ironic but grisly end at the guillotine—is told with typical intensity and passion by master... More > storyteller John Abbott in this gripping account of the events leading up to the infamous Reign of Terror. In June 1793, Madame Roland was, along with her husband, arrested by the radical faction under the leadership of Robespierre, charged with treason and thrown into prison. Although there were no real grounds for the charge, a guilty sentence was inevitable as it became clear that the trial was part of Robespierre’s plot to destroy his Girondist opposition. In November 1793, Madame Roland suffered the fate of so many other innocent people of the time, and was beheaded in public on the Place de la Révolution.< Less
History of Madame Roland By John S. C. Abbott
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The astonishing story of one of the leading women of the French Revolution—and of her own ironic but grisly end at the guillotine—is told with typical intensity and passion by master... More > storyteller John Abbott in this gripping account of the events leading up to the infamous Reign of Terror. In June 1793, Madame Roland was, along with her husband, arrested by the radical faction under the leadership of Robespierre, charged with treason and thrown into prison. Although there were no real grounds for the charge, a guilty sentence was inevitable as it became clear that the trial was part of Robespierre’s plot to destroy his Girondist opposition. In November 1793, Madame Roland suffered the fate of so many other innocent people of the time, and was beheaded in public on the Place de la Révolution.< Less
Beau, Doctor of France By Alice Lockmiller
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In 1793 AD, Paris is the center of the French Revolution. The citizens of France live in fear of arrest, imprisonment and death at the guillotine. Beau is a fourteen year-old student in the school... More > of surgery. Can he help save the young dauphin? Will his secret plan be discovered?< Less