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  • THE BLACK TOWER. by Bayard, Louis.
    Bayard, Louis.
    THE BLACK TOWER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Excellent historical novel, set in Paris in 1818 during the Restoration - one which "breathes life into the world's first police detective, Vidocq . . .. the founder and chief of a newly created plainclothes police force, who used his mastery of disguise and surveillance to capture some of France's most notorious and elusive criminals. Now he is hot on the trail of a tantalizing mystery--the fate of the young dauphin Louis-Charles, son of Marie-Antoinette and King Louis XVI." 352 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-06-1173509.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81262
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  • THE NATURAL WEST: Environmental History in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. by Flores, Dan.
    Flores, Dan.
    THE NATURAL WEST: Environmental History in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (2001). First edition - A book which asserts that "Western Environmental history cannot be explained by examining place, culture, or policy alone, but should be understood within the context a universal human nature." Photographs and illustrations throughout book. Notes , bibliography, 272 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed tan wrappers.

    Book ID: 59630
    View cart More details Price: $18.50