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Guides Diamant Paris et Principales Excursions des Environs de Paris

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Hachette: 1947

Seller ID: 005714

Condition: Very Good +


This is travel guide with a hard card stock cover. Binding is tight. No writing. All maps are present. Minor foxing. View more info

Haneri no bi: Takashima korekushon (Japanese Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Japan, Fuji Ato Shuppan:

Seller ID: 039208

ISBN: 4828903305

Condition: Near Fine


The book is written entirely in in Japanese. Publisher's cloth. Decorated end-papers. Bookseller's ticket (from Paris, France) pastedown on front free end paper. Not paginated. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette

By: Bascou, Marc; Bimbenet-Privat, Michele; Chapman, Martin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Munich, Prestel: 2012

Seller ID: 042349

ISBN: 3791352733

Condition: Like New


This breathtaking survey of French royal patronage features full-color illustrations of more than 100 objects, many so precious that they rarely leave the Louvre. French decorative arts reached their pinnacle in craftsmanship and design between the reign of Louis XIV and the Revolution, beginning with the sumptuous works of art made at the Gobelins manufactory, which was established to furnish the royal palaces, and continuing with luxury pieces made in specialist workshops across Paris through the end of the ancient régime. This book reveals the story of patronage and collecting among the ... View more info

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God's Plagiarist: Being an Account of the Fabulous Industry and Irregular Commerce of the Abbe Migne

By: Bloch, R. Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 1994

Seller ID: 042775

ISBN: 0226059707

Condition: Like New


Red cloth. Gold spine lettering. 152pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.God's Plagiarist is an entertaining account of the abbe Jacques-Paul Migne, one of the great entrepreneurs of the nineteenth century. A priest in Orleans from 1824 to 1833, Migne then moved to Paris, where, in the space of a decade, he built one of the most extensive publishing ventures of all time.How did he do it? Migne harnessed a deep well of personal energy and a will of iron to the latest innovations in print technology, advertising, and merchandising. His assembly-line production and innovative marketing of... View more info

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Paris: Monuments, Districts, Parisian Life

By: Brialy, Jean-Claude [Foreword]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, France, Larousse: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021833

ISBN: 2035850126

Condition: Fine


The sights and secrets of Paris by Larousse. From Larousse, the 150-year-old publishing firm that in France is a synonym for dictionnaire, comes a big, beautiful book that puts Paris at your feet--or, at least, on your coffee table. It's an illustrated encyclopedia of the City of Light, complete with maps, diagrams, and hundreds of vivid color photographs. First comes a short history of the city, then a tour of ten important sites and their neighborhoods. A special section called "Paris in Depth" offers a detailed directory of the main historical, cultural, and tourist sites. Finally, ... View more info

The Best of France: Paris, Brittany, Castles of Loire and Provence

By: Enrico Lavagno [Preface]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Italy, VMB Publishers: 2005

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037316

ISBN: 8854003743

Condition: New


On a thrilling journey through the most charming places in France, the view ranges from the rolling terrain of Provence to the silent expanses of the Camargue, from the imposing castles on the Loire Valley to the impenetrable cliffs of Brittany. In the heart of the country, Paris reigns supreme, with its romantic spots & unforgettable monuments. Pictorial boards with matching pictorial dust jacket. New copy. This book would make a great gift. Illustrated. 512pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Processing and Finishing Cottons (2 volumes) FIRST EDITION

By: James F. Monaghan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Frank P. Bennett & Co.: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030708

Condition: Very Good


Rare set. First Edition. Author was chairman of the Textile Board on the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, at Paris, in 1918-1919 (after World War I), and was charged with the survey of damage to manufacturing and textile plants in devastated areas of Belgium and France. Blue cloth with gold spine lettering. No writing in the books. Illustrated. 490; x, 491-1,008pp., index. Solid copies. Full refund if not satisfied. Complete 2-volume set. Rare. View more info

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The Fortifications of Paris: An Illustrated History

By: Lepage, Jean-Denis G. G.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Jefferson, NC and London, McFarland & Company: 2006

Seller ID: 040174

ISBN: 078642236X

Condition: Like New


As a strategically located seat of European power, Paris was a prized target for foreign invaders. Consequently, it became one of the most heavily fortified cities in Europe and the world. Though many of the fortifications have been destroyed, demolished, or hidden behind civil and religious architecture, they have left their imprint on the city, both physically (with an outline still visible in the citys thoroughfares) and historically. To understand the history of Parisand indeed, of France as a wholeone must understand the history of the fortifications. This heavily illustrated history b... View more info

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Paris and Tryon: George C. Aid (1872-1938) and his artistic circles in France and North Carolina

By: McCue, Michael J

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Condar: 2003-01-01

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 016824

ISBN: 097268011X

Condition: Near Fine


Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Art and Spirit of Paris (2 volumes) First Edition

By: Michel Laclotte

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York and London, Abbeville Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040132

Condition: Like New


First Edition. Complete in two volumes. Bound in blue cloth with lettered gilt on the spines and on the front covers. Color pastedown illustration on each volume. Heavily illustrated throughout, Folio (13.5 X 11.25"); 1,654 pages. Housed in a cloth and pictorial board slipcase with ribbon pulls. 30 pounds ship weight - NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING. Due to this book's size and/or weight, additional shipping may be needed. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

La Guide Universelle de Tous Les Pays-Bas Ou Les Dix-Sept Provinces: Ou Il Est Traitte de Tout Ce Qui'il y a de Plus Beau, de Plus Rare, & de Curieux, des Fortifications, Moeurs & Coutumes, Avec Une Desrciption de la Ville de Paris (French)

By: Pere Boussingault

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Francois Clouzier: 1672

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 060146

Condition: Very Good


"The Universal Guide of all the Netherlands or the Seventeen Provinces: Or a treatment of all that is most beautiful, most rare, and curious, Fortifications, Mores & Customs, with a description of the City of Paris." (A Translation of the title from Google Translate). Written in French. Brown full leather cover. Four raised bands. Gilt lettering and decorative stamping on spine. 379pp. plus 9-page table. Some rubbing and wearing to spine and covers. Front cover is close to detaching, but still holding. Previous owner's names written within. Mild dampstaining and foxing inside, but for... View more info

The Best of France: Paris, Brittany, Castles of Loire And Provence

By: Various; Photo Illustrated [Illustrator]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2005

Seller ID: 028064

ISBN: 0760778221

Condition: Like New


Fine hardcover. Profusely illustrated. This book would make a great gift. View more info