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    Lot of Three Works on the French Revolution, In Nine Volumes, From the Library of Glenn Ford. including: Royal Memoirs on the French Revolution [Containing Narratives by Madame Royale, Duchess of Angouleme and Monsieur, "Now Louis XVIII"]. London: John Murray, 1823. First English-language edition. One octavo volume (complete). "With historical and biographical illustrations by the translator" - translator unattributed. Map frontispiece. Half leather over marbled boards; gilt spine and edges. Edges worn. Ink stain to back board. Contents tight and bright. Very good. [and:] M. A. Thiers. The History of the French Revolution - In Five Volumes. London: Richard Bentley, 1838. First English-language edition Five octavo volumes (complete). "Translated, with notes and illustrations from the most authentic sources by Frederick Shoberl." Illustrated throughout. Full tree calf; gilt lettering, decorations and morocco labels to spines. Endpapers and edges marbled. Wear to edges. Front board of volume III is detached, but present. Bookplates. Overall, a very good set. [and:] William Smyth. Lectures on History: Second and Concluding Series on The French Revolution - In Three Volumes. Cambridge: J. and J. J. Deighton, 1842. Second edition. Three octavo volumes. Full gilt leather with morocco labels and marbled endpapers. Leather rubbed along edges and chipped at spine ends; some fading to boards. Overall, very good condition. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.

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