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Paris To The Moon - A Family In France, Adam Copnik
1 Adam Copnik Paris To The Moon - A Family In France
Vintage 237961 London 2001 0099772019 / 9780099772019 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket In 1995, Adam Gopnik, his wife, and their infant son left the familiar comforts and hassles of New York for the urbane glamour of Paris. Charmed by the beauties of the city, Gopnik set out to experience for himself the spirit and romance that has so captivated American writers throughout the twentieth century. In the grand tradition of Stein and Hemingway, Gopnik planned to walk the paths of the Tuilleries, to enjoy philosophical discussion in cafes - in short, to lead the fabled life of an American in Paris. Of course, there was also the matter of raising a child and carrying on with everyday, not-so-fabled life. 338 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0099772019. ISBN/EAN: 9780099772019. Inventory No: 237961. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
Making Sense of Wine - A Study In Sensory Perception, Alan Young
2 Alan Young Making Sense of Wine - A Study In Sensory Perception
International Wine Academy 228049 Australia 1995 Fourth Edition 0864360355 / 9780864360359 Softcover Very Good Condition Paul Rigby Foreword by Robert Mondavi. International Wine Academy director, Alan Young has taught wine appreciation classes from Australia to Napa California and from Hong Kong to Bordeaux France. His depth of experience with all wines of the world, combined with a scientific approach to sensory evaluation of wines provides an authoritative and user friendly book. A serious discussion of the nature and role of sight, smell, touch and taste in the evaluation of wine, combined with practical exercises to improve sensory perception. 167 pages. Illustrator: Paul Rigby. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Cookery, Food & Wine::Wines; Cooking, Wine & Dining; ISBN: 0864360355. ISBN/EAN: 9780864360359. Inventory No: 228049. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD
A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871, Alfred Cobban
3 Alfred Cobban A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871
Pelican / Penguin Books 227349 Great Britain 1968 Reprint Softcover Good Condition A525. 247 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; History; Countries::France. Inventory No: 227349. Paperback 
Price: 12.50 AUD
Turner Abroad, Andrew Wilton
4 Andrew Wilton Turner Abroad
Collonade Books 237151 Australia 1985 0714180475 / 9780714180472 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 128 colour photographs - France; Italy; Germany and Switzerland Oblong Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art; Art & Design; ISBN: 0714180475. ISBN/EAN: 9780714180472. Inventory No: 237151. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 AUD
Paris: Restaurants and More, Angelika Taschen
5 Angelika Taschen Paris: Restaurants and More
Taschen 242891 Germany 2007 9783822862720 Softcover Near Fine Condition 191 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: travel; Travel & Places; Countries::France. ISBN/EAN: 9783822862720. Inventory No: 242891. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 AUD
Mastering the Art of French Eating: Lessons in Food and Love from a year in Paris, Ann Mah
6 Ann Mah Mastering the Art of French Eating: Lessons in Food and Love from a year in Paris
Pamela Dorman Books 241284 2013 First US Edition 0670025992 / 9780670025992 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine The memoir of a young diplomat s wife who must reinvent her dream of living in Paris one dish at a time When journalist Ann Mah s diplomat husband is given a three-year assignment in Paris, Ann is overjoyed. A lifelong foodie and Francophile, she immediately begins plotting gastronomic adventures a deux. Then her husband is called away to Iraq on a year-long post alone. Suddenly, Ann s vision of a romantic sojourn in the City of Light is turned upside down. So, not unlike another diplomatic wife, Julia Child, Ann must find a life for herself in a new city. Journeying through Paris and the surrounding regions of France, Ann combats her loneliness by seeking out the perfect pain au chocolat and learning the way the andouillette sausage is really made. She explores the history and taste of everything from boeuf Bourguignon to soupe au pistou to the crispiest of buckwheat crepes. And somewhere between Paris and the south of France, she uncovers a few of life s truths. 273 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780670025992. Inventory No: 241284. Hardcover 
Price: 25.00 AUD
Graphis Alternative Photography 95 - The International Yearbook of Alternative Photography, B. Martin Pedersen [Editor]
7 B. Martin Pedersen [Editor] Graphis Alternative Photography 95 - The International Yearbook of Alternative Photography
Graphis Press Corp 227433 Zurich 1995 3857092947 / 9783857092947 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine The first collection in the Graphis Press library devoted to the new wave of cutting edge photography. Commentary by Anne-Rose Schlutbohm, France. Text in English, German and French. 240 pages. Previous owners name elegantly written on half title page. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; Switzerland; Art & Design; ISBN: 3857092947. ISBN/EAN: 9783857092947. Inventory No: 227433. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
Price: 40.00 AUD
Fontainbleau in Colour, Boris Lossky [Text]
8 Boris Lossky [Text] Fontainbleau in Colour
Collection Iris 234571 Paris Softcover Good Condition Tear to top of spine edge and rubbing to side edge. 87 pages. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::France; France; Inventory No: 234571. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD
The Black Robe, Brian Moore
9 Brian Moore The Black Robe
Paladin 235892 Great Britain 1987 0586092439 / 9780586092439 Softcover Good Condition His name is Father Laforgue, a young Jesuit missionary come from Europe to the New World to bring the word of God to the heathen. He is given minimal aid by the governor of the vast territory that is proudly named New France but is in reality still ruled by the Huron, Iroquois, and Algonkin tribes who have roamed it since the dawn of time and whom the French call Savages. His mission is to reach and bring salvation to an isolatied Huron tribe decimated by disease in the far north before incoming winter closes off his path to them. His guides are a group of Savages who mock his faith and their pledges even as they accept muskets as their payment.Father Laforgue is about to enter a world of pagan power and sexual license, awesome courage and terrible cruelty, that will test him to the breaking point as both a man and a priest, and alter him in ways he cannot dream.In weaving a tautly suspenseful tale of physical and spiritual adventure in a wilderness frontier on the cusp of change, Brian Moore has written a novel that rivals Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in its exploration of the confrontation between Western ideology and native peoples, and its meditation upon Good and Evil in the human heart 224 pages. Item Type: Film Tie-in. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0586092439. ISBN/EAN: 9780586092439. Inventory No: 235892. Paperback 
Price: 7.00 AUD
The House & Garden Book of Country Gardens, Charles Quest-Ritson
10 Charles Quest-Ritson The House & Garden Book of Country Gardens
Conde Nast Books 243432 London 1998 0091863724 / 9780091863722 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Some of the most beautiful gardens in the world have appeared in House & Garden magazine over the years and this stunning new book contains a selection of the very best. Divided into themes - from the Well-structured Garden to Adventurous Planting and Views and Vistas - it features garden from all over the world, including many in North America, Southern France, Spain and, of course, England. Each garden has been selected as a superb example of a particular style, innovative planting, clever use of space, or simply as a glorious execution of a classic design. Every chapter is a rich source of ideas from the most accomplished and creative gardeners and garden designers working today, and informative text by well-known gardening writer Pattie Barron ensures that the ideas can be put into practice by gardeners everywhere. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Horticulture::Gardening; Gardening; ISBN: 0091863724. ISBN/EAN: 9780091863722. Inventory No: 243432. Hardcover 
Price: 45.00 AUD
The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation, Charles Tomlinson [Chosen and Edited]
11 Charles Tomlinson [Chosen and Edited] The Oxford Book of Verse in English Translation
Oxford University Press 231218 Oxford 1980 0192141031 / 9780192141033 Hardcover Good Condition Good Gathers English translations from Virgil, the Bible, Petrarch, Ovid, Catullus, Homer, and other poets of Russia, Germany, Poland, France, and Spain 608 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Poetry::Verse; Britain/UK; Poetry; ISBN: 0192141031. ISBN/EAN: 9780192141033. Inventory No: 231218. Hardcover 
Price: 17.00 AUD
The Last Great Frenchman: A Life of General De Gaulle, Charles Williams
12 Charles Williams The Last Great Frenchman: A Life of General De Gaulle
Abacus 244644 Great Britain 1995 0349107114 / 9780349107110 Softcover Good Condition This is the biography of General Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970), President of the Fifth Republic of France. A product of Northern French provincial society of the 19th century - austere, catholic and nationalist - de Gaulle was, according to Williams, "the last great Frenchman". Whatever the arguments concerning de Gaulle's legacy, in his single-minded devotion to his country, and in his skill and strength in pushing it, there would have been no France if there had been no de Gaulle. 544 pages. Spine slanted. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0349107114. ISBN/EAN: 9780349107110. Inventory No: 244644. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD
Lavender Country of Provence, Christiane Meunier [Text]
13 Christiane Meunier [Text] Lavender Country of Provence
Thames & Hudson 229080 Great Britain 1995 050001678x / 9780500016787 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Hans Silvester [Photographs] This is a collection of photographs of a side to the region of Provence that is rarely seen, the lavender fields on the plateaux of the Luberon mountains. The pictures in this book capture the colours and contrasts of this landscape, and the fields are shown in every season and from various perspectives, including aerial shots and close-ups. 165 pages. Illustrator: Hans Silvester [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Photography; Photography; Countries::France. ISBN: 050001678x. ISBN/EAN: 9780500016787. Inventory No: 229080. Hardcover 
Price: 17.50 AUD
The French Painters of the Seventeenth Century, Christopher Wright
14 Christopher Wright The French Painters of the Seventeenth Century
New York Graphic Society book/Little, Brown & Company 232666 New York 1985 First Edition 0821216112 / 9780821216118 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine Contents: International Mannerism & its Effect in France 1600-1625; Caravaggio & his French Followers; Painting in Paris 1600-1635; French Painters in Rome, the Classical Tradition; Painting in Paris 1635-60; Painting under Louis XIV 1660-1690; The Reputation of French 17th Century Painters; The Artists. 288 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art; United States; Art & Design; ISBN: 0821216112. ISBN/EAN: 9780821216118. Inventory No: 232666. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
Price: 30.00 AUD
Brittany [Prospects in Colour - France No. 3], Claude Dervenn [Text]
15 Claude Dervenn [Text] Brittany [Prospects in Colour - France No. 3]
232135 1961 Hardcover Good Condition Good Helene Jeanbrau Christmas Card pasted onto front pastedown. 103 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated in colour. Illustrator: Helene Jeanbrau. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::France; Travel & Places; Travel. Inventory No: 232135. Hardcover 
Price: 17.50 AUD
Guggenheim Biblao [English Edition], Connaissance Des Arts
16 Connaissance Des Arts Guggenheim Biblao [English Edition]
Societe Francaise de Promotion Artistique 245246 Paris 2000 Softcover Near Fine Condition 66 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Art::Art & Design; France; Art & Design; Inventory No: 245246. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD
The Wines of France, Cyril Ray
17 Cyril Ray The Wines of France
Penguin Books 003860 Great Britain 1978 0140462376 / 9780140462371 Paperback Very Good No Dust Jacket 205 pages - cover design by Robert Golden Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Cookery, Food & Wine::Wine, Beer & Spirits; Cooking, Wine & Dining; ISBN: 0140462376. ISBN/EAN: 9780140462371. Inventory No: 003860. Paperback 
Price: 8.00 AUD
Bordeaux Housewives, Daisy Waugh
18 Daisy Waugh Bordeaux Housewives
HarperCollins 231539 Great Britain 2006 0007168209 / 9780007168200 Softcover Good Condition Who hasn't dreamed of running away from it all? The Haunt family have gone and done it. On an impulse, Maude, her husband Horatio and their two small children have left their tiny London terrace for the sunflower fields and the vie rustique of Southern France. Up the road, the scruffy Hotel Marronnier is about to change hands again. Daffy Fielding has fallen in love with the place and has dragged her husband to France to persuade him to buy it. Which he doesóbefore heading straight back home to his mistress. Can timid Daffy make a life for herself alone? Watching over all the new arrivals is the glamorous, predatory, eternally bored Lady Emma Rankin. From her exquisite ch‚teau nearby, she pulls strings to bring the new wives together. But is it Horatio, rather than Maude, who she really wants to sip Sancerre with? Or is her eye on the gorgeous local builder, the only one of them all who is party to the Haunt family's explosive secret? 420 pages. Previous owners stamp on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0007168209. ISBN/EAN: 9780007168200. Inventory No: 231539. Paperback 
Price: 8.50 AUD
Maroc, Daniel Easterman
19 Daniel Easterman Maroc
HarperCollins 235789 Australia 2002 0002258641 / 9780002258647 Trade Paperback Good Condition Set in Morocco and the UK, a story of espionage, veiled truths and retribution; and how the sins of our forebears haunt the generations of the present. 1936. Newlyweds Beatrice and Gerard Le Tourneau leave France for Morocco and a new life of wine and roses. They are later joined by Beatrice's widowed sister who marries an expatriate dignitary. As WW2 unfolds and pollutes, the lives of the sisters, their spouses and the locals become entwined with devastating results. Oxford 2002. Nicholas Budgeon, a successful publisher and retired Special Branch detective, learns of his ex-wife's suicide. He too finds himself in Morocco, retracing the paths of her ancestors in an effort to uncover the truth behind the atrocities that have visited his family. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0002258641. ISBN/EAN: 9780002258647. Inventory No: 235789. Paperback 
Price: 12.50 AUD
A Good Woman, Danielle Steel
20 Danielle Steel A Good Woman
Corgi 246081 Great Britain 2009 0552158429 / 9780552158428 Softcover Very Good Condition Annabelle Worthington, born into a life of privilege, was raised amid the glamour of New York society.But everything changes on a cold April day in 1912, when the sinking of the Titanic alters her world forever. Finding strength within her grief, Annabelle throws herself into volunteer work, nursing the poor and igniting a passion for medicine that will shape the course of her life. But a seemingly idyllic marriage brings more grief, and pursued by a scandal she does not deserve Annabelle flees New York for war-ravaged France. There she finds her true calling, working as an ambulance medic on the front lines. When the war ends, Annabelle begins a new life in Paris - now a doctor and mother, her past almost forgotten. . . until a fateful meeting opens her heart to the world she had left behind. 414 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9780552158428. Inventory No: 246081. Paperback 
Price: 7.50 AUD
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