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Image for A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871

A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871

By: Alfred Cobban

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 227349

Condition: 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 View more info

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Fontainbleau in Colour

By: Boris Lossky [Text]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris, Collection Iris:

Seller ID: 234571

Condition: 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; Travel & Places; Inventory No: 234571. Paperback View more info

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Brittany [Prospects in Colour - France No. 3]

By: Claude Dervenn [Text]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: 1961

Seller ID: 232135

Condition: Good Condition


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 View more info

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The Hills of Tuscany: A New Life in an Old Land

By: Ferenc Mate

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 1998

Seller ID: 235136

ISBN: 0002258854

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ference Mate and his wife Candace arrived in Tuscany from New York in the late 1980s, knowing almost no Italian and with only four weeks to find themselves a new home. This is the tale of their new life in Tuscany. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Countries::France. ISBN: 0002258854. ISBN/EAN: 9780002258852. Inventory No: 235136. Paperback View more info

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Veuve Taylor

By: Henrietta Taylor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Fourth Estate: 2005

Seller ID: 249487

ISBN: 073228144X

Condition: Very Good Condition


Presents an Australian woman's journey through adversity and despair to self-discovery in a small French village. As a young woman, Australian–born Henrietta Taylor searched the world for Mr Right: the perfect husband with whom she could have a happy family and a house with a white picket fence. When she met the affable Norman, her dreams all seemed to come true. But then disaster struck, leaving her a bereft widow with two small children and little idea of how to look after them – or herself. Searching for a different life, she packed her bags and took the children off to France, where sh... View more info

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Paris Letters

By: Janice MacLeod

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2014

Seller ID: 240826

ISBN: 1743519524

Condition: Very Good Condition


Finding love and freedom in a pen, a paintbrush... and Paris. How much money does it take to quit your job? Disillusioned with corporate life and on the verge of burnout, Janice MacLeod is surprised when the answer isn't as daunting as she expected. With a little maths and a lot of determination, Janice cuts back, saves up and buys herself two years of freedom in Europe. After a few weeks in Paris, Janice meets Christophe, a cute butcher who doesn't speak English. Through a combination of sign language and 'franglais', they embark on a whirlwind romance, before wanderlust pushes her to continu... View more info

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Rural France - The People, Places and Character of the Frenchman's France

By: John Ardagh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231404

ISBN: 0712601015

Condition: Good Condition


Discusses the local history, cultures, foods, wines, scenery, and social life of the country regions of France. Dust jacket has a closed tear to top of front. 223 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::France; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0712601015. ISBN/EAN: 9780712601016. Inventory No: 231404. Hardcover View more info

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Colours of France

By: Laurence Phillips

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, AA Publishing: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 234545

ISBN: 0749542373

Condition: Near Fine Condition


In 500 stunning color photos, each of the books in The Colors of...series brings to life one of the world's great cities or most beautiful countries. To capture the essence of its subject, each book is arranged in sections by theme: Flavors; Life and People; architecture; Landmarks and Views; Art, Culture and Style; light and Reflections; and Time and Motion. Ideal for the armchair traveler. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Fully Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::France; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0749542373. ISBN/EAN: 9780749542375... View more info

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Brittany and Normandy

By: Mary Elsy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 231055

ISBN: 0713428112

Condition: Very Good Condition


224 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::France; Travel & Places; Travel. ISBN: 0713428112. ISBN/EAN: 9780713428117. Inventory No: 231055. Hardcover View more info

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Provence A-Z

By: Peter Mayle

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248970

ISBN: 1400044421

Condition: Very Good Condition


An indispensable, richly informative, and always entertaining sourcebook on Provence by the writer who has made the region his own. Though organized from A to Z, this is hardly a conventional work of reference. It is rather a selection of those aspects of Provence that Peter Mayle in almost twenty years there has found to be the most interesting, curious, delicious, or down-right fun. In more than 170 entries he writes about subjects as wide-ranging as architecture and zingue-zingue-zoun (in the local patois, a word meant to describe the sound of a violin), as diverse as expatriates, Aix-en-Pr... View more info

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Politics in France

By: Pierre Avril

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1969

Seller ID: 004237

ISBN: 0140210466

Condition: Very Good


303 pages - cover design Alan Bartram Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Politics; Politics & Government; Countries::France. ISBN: 0140210466. ISBN/EAN: 9780140210460. Inventory No: 004237. Paperback View more info

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Major Thompson Lives In France and Discovers the French

By: Pierre Daninos

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1957

Seller ID: 228169

Condition: Very Good Condition


This mischievously witty book was a best-seller in France. It is easy to see why. For the French, Major Thompson is the typical English regular army officer and gentleman. He's a caricature but his observations are acute and his criticism is pungent. 192 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Illustrator: Walter Goetz. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Countries::France. Inventory No: 228169. Hardcover View more info

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The Companion Guide to Gascony and The Dordogne

By: Richard Barber

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Great Britain, HarperCollins: 1991

Seller ID: 231053

ISBN: 0002179717

Condition: Very Good Condition


Fully illustrated with photographs, maps and plans, the guide covers a wide area from Poitiers t the Pyrenees, ranging from well known sights such as the Dordogne valley itself to the delights of the little-known countryside of the Gers. 331 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Countries::France. ISBN: 0002179717. ISBN/EAN: 9780002179713. Inventory No: 231053. Hardcover View more info

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French Essence: Ambience, Beauty and Style in Provence

By: Vicki Archer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lantern / Penguin: 2009

Seller ID: 249071

ISBN: 1921382031

Condition: Fine Condition


French Essence is a celebration of life in Provence, one of the most charming regions of France. Vicki Archer reveals the underpinnings of that famous French ambience and sense of style, and offers inspiration to all of us who want to understand the beauty, experience the lifestyle and emulate the interiors of this exquisite part of the world. Ten years ago, Vicki Archer bought and restored a seventeenth-century property in Saint-Remy-de-Provence, and told the story in her book, My French Life. Now, in collaboration again with celebrated photographer Carla Coulson, she shares with us her love ... View more info

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South - Aspects and Images from Corsica, Italy and Southern France

By: William Sansom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 1952

Seller ID: 165644

Condition: Very Good Condition


200 pp. No. 870. Light tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Travel; Countries::Italy; Travel & Places; Countries::France. Inventory No: 165644. Paperback View more info