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The Physiology of the Employee By Honoré de Balzac. Introduction and translation by André Naffis-Sahely. Illustrations by Louis Joseph Trimolet. If Honoré de Balzac's Treatise on Elegant Living addressed one crucial pillar of modernity--the "mode" itself, fashion--his Physiology of the Employee examines another equally potent cornerstone to the modern era: bureaucracy, and all of th >>more
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ISBN 9781939663047
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 160 pgs / 55 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2014 Active/In stock
A Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer By Pierre Mac Orlan. Translation by Napoleon Jeffries. Pierre Mac Orlan’s 1920 Handbook for the Perfect Adventurer was at once a paean to the adventure story, a tongue-in-cheek guidebook to the genre’s real-life practitioners and a grim if unspoken coda to the disasters >>more
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ISBN 9781939663009
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 104 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/31/2013 Active/In stock
Treatise on Elegant Living By Honoré de Balzac. Honoré de Balzac's 1830 Treatise on Elegant Living was a keystone text on dandyism, preceding Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly's Anatomy of Dandyism (1845) and Charles Baudelaire's “The Dandy” (in The Painter of Modern Life, 1863), and >>more
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ISBN 9780984115501
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 112 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Active/In stock
The Young Girl's Handbook of Good Manners for Use in Educational Establishments By Pierre Lou˙s. A bestselling author in his time, Pierre Lou˙s (1870–1925) was a friend of, and influence on, André Gide, Paul Valéry, Oscar Wilde and Stephane Mallarmé among others. He achieved instant notoriety with Aphrodite and The >>more
Wakefield Press
ISBN 9780984115518
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Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 76 pgs / 1 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Active/In stock
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