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Publisher: Philadelphia:, J. B. Lippingcott,, 1881.
Edition: Second Printing.
Gathering the writings and letters of the most famous elite of the mid-19th century this well-illustrated volume chronicles an age of wealth and privilege. Travel narratives from, Germany, Paris, the Italian Lakes, Australia, Sicily and places in-between. Green publisher's cloth with stamped designs and vignette in black and gilt. Top edge gilt. Beveled boards. Bindings tight and square. Front hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moder... View more info
Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,, 1880 
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
"This large and elegant child's book of sending a teacher and his boys off on an expedition of learning in foreign lands. In this case, the party go to Scotland, and through England to Belgium, Normandy and Paris; the particular topics of observation and study being in the fields of geography and history, with special attention to localities made famous in song and story. P>Mr. Butterworth is very well fitted, by knowledge and taste, to write a book of this kind, and... View more info
Publisher: London:, Robinson, and Longman and Rees,, 1803,
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Edmund John Eyre was an English dramatist who left university to join a theater troupe. He became first a comedian, then an actor who appeared at Drury Lane. His remarks on the French theatre and actors are interesting, printing the admission prices at various theatres and also transcribes an extensive bill of fare, including the wine list, of "one of the most expensive and fashionable eating houses in Paris" (page 113). Bindings very firm and squ... View more info
By: Miltoun, Francis
Publisher: Boston:, L. C. Page and Company,, 1905
Edition: [Published August, 1904; present on copyright page] First Edition – First Printing.
Light blue buckram with decorations and titles in three colors. Decorated endpages. Bindings square and tight. Text clean with only a hint of toning. Previous owner’s name on first blank page. Ex-Library with spine call numbers and front bookplate as the only markings. 7.5 inches tall. 554 pages with index. Describing 80 cathedrals of Southern France, history, architecture, and the surrounding area is highlighted. View more info
By: Moore, John
Publisher: Boston:, Printed at the Apollo Press by Belknap and Young, for David West,, 1792
Edition: First American Edition.
This book relates, via series of letters, Moore's observations of his travels with the Duke of Hamilton through France, Switzerland, Germany, Bohemia and Austria. During these travels, Moore met with several eminent figures, including Frederick the Great and Voltaire. This volume and his subsequent volume of travels in Italy were immensely popular. Bound in full leather, with red leather spine label and gilt lettering to the spine. The text is adorned wi... View more info
Publisher: London:, Thomas Tegg,, 1809
Edition: Early, "New" Edition. 1st Edition Thus with Rowlandson plates.
A lively travel narrative and one of the premier examples of early "stream-of-consciousness" technique . Laurence Sterne (1713 – 1768) was an Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He wrote the novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, and also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics.In 1762 in an effort to find a climate that would improve h... View more info
Publisher: Philadelphia,, The Penn Company,, 1925
Edition: First Edition.
Dark blue cloth boards with gilt titles and decoration in three colors. [Some of yellow lacking] Wear to boards with rub to cloth lower spine. Foxing on top of frontispiece and title page. Bookplate on front free endpage. Includes: A brief resume of Expenses! 9.25 inches tall. 407 pages with index. A delightful tour and description shortly after World War I. View more info
Publisher: New York:, Dodd, Mead and Company,, 1907
Edition: First Edition – First Printing.
Late 19th century travelogue of rural France. Tan Buckram covered boards. Color Paste-on scene on front Titles stamped in Gilt. Bindings square and tight. Moderate handling wear. Some hand-soiling. Rub lower spine. Text clean with light even toning. No ownership markings. 8.5 inches tall. 352 pages. View more info
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], [publisher not identified],, [No date, c1915]
This promotional piece describes how French healing waters are superior to German. Contents: The war and thermal stations -- Watering-places on the P.L.M. -- List of the French watering-places. The list matches diseases or conditions to the corresponding healing water.Text in English. No Date; OCLC lists 1915 as the possible date of publication. Listed in OCLC but no copies in noted. Carefully handled, no flaws to note. View more info
Publisher: New York:, Spiegel & Grau,, 2015.<br>
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>
A charming and insightful memoir about coming of age as a fashion journalist in 1980s Paris, by former Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar editor Kate Betts, the author of Everyday Icon: Michelle Obama and the Power of Style No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info
Publisher: New York:, Macmillan,, 1909.<br>
Edition: First Edition, First Printing. - American.<br>
A delightful pre-World War I Travelogue by the prolific English travel writer E. V. Lucas.Blue cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and blind-stamped titles on front.Hinges starting. Wear to edges with open lower corners.REF: LCon:09024643. View more info
Publisher: Indianapolis:, Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers,, 1913.
Edition: First Edition.
Red cloth with stamped gilt titles and blind-stamped art-deco design boards. Bindings firm and square, Text clean without ownership markings. Light shelf wear with some darkening to the spine. 243 pages. 7.5 inches tall.A charming book about pre-World War I Paris. The last chapter of Affirmations is very interesting in its account of French attitudes. View more info
Publisher: Paris, A. Taride, [undated c1910]
Pre World War I map of the regions around Paris, Champagne, Ardennes to the border of Luxembourg. Relief in colors shown by shading and spot heights. Scale 1:250,000. Undated but these maps date from the early 1900’s. No flaws to map. Some even toning. Holder has wear to edges. Width: 35.5 inches; Height 28 inches. Folds to 5.5 by 7.25 inches. Large map showing both roads and highways at the outbreak of the First World War. Lower center in the Soisso... View more info
Publisher: France,, [Unknown publisher]:, Circa 1901.<br>
Loches is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.It is situated 29 miles (47 km) southeast of Tours by railway, on the left bank of the Indre River. The town, one of the most picturesque in central France, lies at the foot of the rocky eminence on which stands the Château de Loches, the castle of the Anjou family, surrounded by an outer wall 13 ft./4 m. thick, and consisting of the old collegiate church of St Ours, the royal lodge and the don... View more info