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1 Coffinier, Andre. MESSIDOR: RECITS, ANECDOTES, CONTES ET POEMS SE RAPPORTANT AUX PREMIERES ATTRIBUTIONS D'ARMES ET DE CROIX D'HONNEUR. (LES GROGNARDS DE NAPOLEON.)
B.O.R.E., Paris, (1980). 
176 pp. + 7 reproductions of color uniform studies at rear, small 4to (10 7/8" H), hard cover (dark green boards with gold lettering, decoration), in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers, many b&w illustrations + color plates at rear. FRENCH TEXT. Contents: Les armes d'honneur; Les grandes journees de la Legion d'honneur; La croix des braves; D'autres braves; Les femmes et la croix d'honneur; Notes succinctes sur les principaux noms cites dans les textes. Very light browning to pages. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light edge wrinkling at top of spine area, light rubbing to rear panel. VG+/VG 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
BOYS IN BATTLE., Laffin, John.
2 Laffin, John. BOYS IN BATTLE.
Abelard-Schuman, London/New York, (1967). 
192 pp, 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "Throughout history, boys of many nations have found themselves involved in battles of the armed forces, and it is to their credit that they have come through these ordeals with courage and endurance. The author of this book was himself a soldier as a boy - and as a man - and knows too much about war to find in it anything glorious. He feels however that the boys who fought so bravely in combat deserve to have their names and exploits recorded. He has delved deeply into history and into records to uncover some astonishing stories of gallantry, skill and audacity on the part of boys up to and including the age of 18. Here are the stories of teenage winners o f the highest decorations for bravery - the Victoria Cross, the Congressional Medal of Honor, the Legion d'honneur, the Iron Cross. On sea, land and in the air, youthful heroes accomplished deeds that verge on the incredible..." Very light edge wear to boards, number 5125 witten in ink on free front endpaper, very light browning to edges of pages. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has moderate edge wear/wrinkling, small chips and tears - some with creases, 1" chip from top of front hinge area, a few very small scuffs, and rubbing - wrap-around artwork, now protected in a mylar sleeve. VG/G- 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
LE PALAIS ET LE MUSEE DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR., Torre, Henri.  Introduction par le General d'Armee Georges Catroux.
3 Torre, Henri. Introduction par le General d'Armee Georges Catroux. LE PALAIS ET LE MUSEE DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR.
Musee des Ordres de Chevalerie et des Recompenses Nationales en France et a L'Etranger, Paris, 1963. 
107 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, plans, two pages colour plates with glassine overlay. FRENCH TEXT ONLY. The catalogue of the Musee de la Legion d'Honneur. Contents: Introduction du General D'Armee Catroux, Grand Chancelier de la Legion d'Honneur; L'Hotel de Salm: Historique - Decoration interieure; Ordres et Decorations; Musee: Historique - Catalogue (Vestibule, Salle de la Chevalerie, Salle de la Legion d'Honneur, Salle Franco-Americaine, Salle Moderne, Salle des Ordres Es trangers, Salle de la Liberation); Principaux donateurs. Interior - light wrinkling and a few tiny tears to fore-edges of glassine overlay of color plate, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - soft crease do w n f r o n t c over, small crease at bottom corner of covers, minor edge wear, light wrinkling on spine. Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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