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London, Paris & Amsterdam

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Fodor's London's 25 Best

GBR08
Louise Nicholson
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546265
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This slim guide to London (with handy full-color maps) has everything you need to know for a short visit to the city, including recommended sightseeing, restaurants, hotels and shops.
$13.99

Fodor's Paris' 25 Best

FRN41
Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546273
PAPER
Guidebook
5/13/2014
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket map and guide includes essential information on the city's history, highlights and sightseeing, ideal for a short visit to the City of Light.
$13.99

Fodor's Amsterdam's 25 Best

NTH16
Fodor's
Fodor's
2017
128
0147547024
PAPER
Guidebook
11/14/2017
0
0
0
0
A shirt-pocket guide to Amsterdam, this slim book includes a separate excellent map of the center of the city and essential information on its highlights, including restaurant recommendations and sightseeing.
$13.99

The Story of England

GBR02
Christopher Hibbert
Phaidon Press
1992
224
0714826529
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Beautifully illustrated with color pictures, chronological charts, royal genealogies and maps, this popular history of English politics, economics and culture from the Neolithic Age to the 1990s is an excellent travel companion.
$19.95

Amsterdam, A Traveler's Literary Companion

NTH33
Manfred Wolf (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2001
238
188351309x
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Organized by district, these 17 contemporary short stories by modern Dutch writers, including Cees Nooteboom and Geert Mak, are set amid the canals, cafes and neighborhoods of Amsterdam.
$13.95

Eyewitness Guide Amsterdam

NTH01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
308
1465439471
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A wonderful guide to Amsterdam, filled with detailed drawings, photographs and thumbnail sketches.
$25.00

Eyewitness Guide London

GBR34
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
440
1465460446
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to London features color photography, dozens of excellent neighborhood maps and a district-by-district synopsis of the city's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$21.99

Eyewitness Guide Paris

FRN02
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
440
1465460454
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Gorgeous, well-illustrated and filled with maps, this compact book provides an excellent overview of the French capital, its history, traditions and sights.
$19.99

French or Foe?

FRN54
Polly Platt
Distribooks
2003
292
0964668424
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
1
With humor, directness and great insight, this compact book is an expert and entertaining guide to the French and how to get along with them. The expanded third edition addresses France's romance with cell phones and includes a short chapter of recent vignettes.
$16.95

A Propos De Paris

FRN132
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Bulfinch Press
1998
168
0821224964
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This handsomely produced coffee table book features 131 duotone images of Paris selected by Cartier-Bresson in honor of his 90th birthday. It's a splendid tribute to the people and life of the City of Light.
$40.00

A Traveller's History of London

GBR232
Richard Tames
Interlink Publishing Group
2007
320
1566564840
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of London, from the Romans to Tony Blair, tailored to the traveler.
$14.95

London Perceived

GBR310
Evelyn Hofer (Photographer), V. S. Pritchett
David R. Godine
2002
214
1567921485
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A classic, lyrical celebration of the palaces, parks, people and everyday experience of London. Pritchett's eloquent riffs on the character of the city are accompanied by evocative black-and-white photographs by the superb Evelyn Hofer.
$19.95

The Undutchables

NTH12
Colin White
White Boucke Publishing
2010
308
188858047X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A laugh-out-loud, irreverent guide to Dutch character and habits, including how to drink coffee and why you shouldn't even think about haggling over prices.
$16.00

Tulipomania

NTH30
Mike Dash
Crown
2001
288
060980765X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of the world's most coveted flower and the extraordinary passion it aroused, this vivid history traces the tulip from its origins on the Turkish steppes to its status as an absurdly desired object in Europe and its key role in the financial follies of 17th-century Holland.
$13.95

A Worldly Art

NTH46
Mariet Westermann
Yale University Press
2005
208
0300107234
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This appreciative analysis of Dutch art in its Golden Age (1585-1718) features 100 exemplary illustrations by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch, Frans Hals and other Old Masters.
$26.50

Rembrandt, Substance and Shadow

NTH11
Pascal Bonafoux
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
176
0500300224
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This small-format book is an accessible overview of the Dutch master's life and work and is filled with rich illustrations.
$11.00

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
This pocket-size encyclopedia of the art, architecture and culture of the Middle Ages features hundreds of drawings, color illustrations and a chronology.
$15.95

Vincent Van Gogh, The Passionate Eye

FRN29
Pascal Bonafoux
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
175
0500300143
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
From Paris to Asnieres, Amsterdam and Provence, this jewel of a book traces the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh, the spirited, self-destructive painter who celebrated the south of France. Engaging, compact and illustrated with hundreds of photographs.
$15.95

A Corner in the Marais, Memoir of a Paris Neighborhood

FRN351
Alex Karmel
David R. Godine
2002
149
1567921981
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
1
A loving portrait, guide and history of Paris and, especially, of the old houses and byways of Marias. The book -- an excellent traveler's companion -- evokes the character and long history of the City of Light.
$16.95

A Moveable Feast

FRN26
Ernest Hemingway
Touchstone
1996
211
068482499X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A treasure for anyone interested in Parisian cafe society and its luminaries circa 1925. Hemingway includes sharp portraits of Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Maddox Ford and others who idled on their way to greatness.
$16.00

Between Meals, An Appetite for Paris

FRN32
A.J. Liebling
North Point Press
2004
182
086547236X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Liebling captures with stylish prose his coming-of-age in Paris in this elegant memoir, which is also a tribute to French cuisine.
$15.00

In Search of London

GBR269
H.V. Morton
Da Capo Press
2002
448
0306811324
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An enduring portrait of the city and especially of its history, originally published a half-century ago. As in all of his travel books, Morton charmingly mixes a deep appreciation of the art, culture and, especially, the history of a place with his own keen observations.
$18.50

Into a Paris Quartier, Reine Margot's Chapel and other Haunts of St. Germain

FRN491
Diane Johnson
National Geographic
2005
204
0792262085
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Diane Johnson (Le Divorce) writes with insight, verve and wit in this affectionate, personal portrait of St Germain-des-Prés, her neighborhood on the Left Bank.
$10.95

Paris to the Moon

FRN208
Adam Gopnik
Random House
2001
338
0375758232
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Gopnik writes with candor and humor about Paris and Parisian ways in these charming reflections on adapting to life in glorious exile.
$18.00

The Diary of a Young Girl, The Definitive Edition

NTH05
Anne Frank
Doubleday
1995
340
0385480334
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The classic story of an adolescent Jewish girl's life and thoughts while in hiding with her family in Nazi-occupied Holland. A new edition with added material.
$13.95

A Tale of Two Cities

GBR100
Charles Dickens
Penguin
2003
371
0451526562
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dickens' famous tale of love and intrigue, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
$8.00

Down and Out in Paris and London

GBR99
George Orwell
Harcourt Books
1972
213
015626224X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Orwell's first published work, this novel -- based, in part, on true experiences -- is a tale of the underclass in 1930's Paris and London.
$14.95

Girl in Hyacinth Blue

NTH23
Susan Vreeland
Penguin Putnam
2000
150
014029628x
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This finely-crafted novel tells the story of the girl in an imagined, undiscovered portrait by Vermeer. Created in the 17th century, the painting passes through a number of people's hands, providing a series of tales that reflect the history and character of Holland and Europe through the years.
$15.00

Eyewitness Guide Amsterdam

NTH01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
308
1465439471
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A wonderful guide to Amsterdam, filled with detailed drawings, photographs and thumbnail sketches.
$25.00

Eyewitness Guide London

GBR34
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
440
1465460446
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to London features color photography, dozens of excellent neighborhood maps and a district-by-district synopsis of the city's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$21.99

Eyewitness Guide Paris

FRN02
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
440
1465460454
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Gorgeous, well-illustrated and filled with maps, this compact book provides an excellent overview of the French capital, its history, traditions and sights.
$19.99

A Propos De Paris

FRN132
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Bulfinch Press
1998
168
0821224964
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This handsomely produced coffee table book features 131 duotone images of Paris selected by Cartier-Bresson in honor of his 90th birthday. It's a splendid tribute to the people and life of the City of Light.
$40.00

A Traveller's History of London

GBR232
Richard Tames
Interlink Publishing Group
2007
320
1566564840
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of London, from the Romans to Tony Blair, tailored to the traveler.
$14.95

The Undutchables

NTH12
Colin White
White Boucke Publishing
2010
308
188858047X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A laugh-out-loud, irreverent guide to Dutch character and habits, including how to drink coffee and why you shouldn't even think about haggling over prices.
$16.00

Tulipomania

NTH30
Mike Dash
Crown
2001
288
060980765X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The story of the world's most coveted flower and the extraordinary passion it aroused, this vivid history traces the tulip from its origins on the Turkish steppes to its status as an absurdly desired object in Europe and its key role in the financial follies of 17th-century Holland.
$13.95

A Worldly Art

NTH46
Mariet Westermann
Yale University Press
2005
208
0300107234
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This appreciative analysis of Dutch art in its Golden Age (1585-1718) features 100 exemplary illustrations by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Pieter de Hooch, Frans Hals and other Old Masters.
$26.50

Rembrandt, Substance and Shadow

NTH11
Pascal Bonafoux
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
176
0500300224
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This small-format book is an accessible overview of the Dutch master's life and work and is filled with rich illustrations.
$11.00

Vincent Van Gogh, The Passionate Eye

FRN29
Pascal Bonafoux
Thames & Hudson UK
1992
175
0500300143
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
From Paris to Asnieres, Amsterdam and Provence, this jewel of a book traces the life and art of Vincent Van Gogh, the spirited, self-destructive painter who celebrated the south of France. Engaging, compact and illustrated with hundreds of photographs.
$15.95

A Moveable Feast

FRN26
Ernest Hemingway
Touchstone
1996
211
068482499X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A treasure for anyone interested in Parisian cafe society and its luminaries circa 1925. Hemingway includes sharp portraits of Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Maddox Ford and others who idled on their way to greatness.
$16.00

Between Meals, An Appetite for Paris

FRN32
A.J. Liebling
North Point Press
2004
182
086547236X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Liebling captures with stylish prose his coming-of-age in Paris in this elegant memoir, which is also a tribute to French cuisine.
$15.00

In Search of London

GBR269
H.V. Morton
Da Capo Press
2002
448
0306811324
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An enduring portrait of the city and especially of its history, originally published a half-century ago. As in all of his travel books, Morton charmingly mixes a deep appreciation of the art, culture and, especially, the history of a place with his own keen observations.
$18.50

Into a Paris Quartier, Reine Margot's Chapel and other Haunts of St. Germain

FRN491
Diane Johnson
National Geographic
2005
204
0792262085
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Novelist Diane Johnson (Le Divorce) writes with insight, verve and wit in this affectionate, personal portrait of St Germain-des-Prés, her neighborhood on the Left Bank.
$10.95

Paris to the Moon

FRN208
Adam Gopnik
Random House
2001
338
0375758232
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Gopnik writes with candor and humor about Paris and Parisian ways in these charming reflections on adapting to life in glorious exile.
$18.00

The Diary of a Young Girl, The Definitive Edition

NTH05
Anne Frank
Doubleday
1995
340
0385480334
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The classic story of an adolescent Jewish girl's life and thoughts while in hiding with her family in Nazi-occupied Holland. A new edition with added material.
$13.95

A Tale of Two Cities

GBR100
Charles Dickens
Penguin
2003
371
0451526562
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Dickens' famous tale of love and intrigue, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
$8.00

Down and Out in Paris and London

GBR99
George Orwell
Harcourt Books
1972
213
015626224X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Orwell's first published work, this novel -- based, in part, on true experiences -- is a tale of the underclass in 1930's Paris and London.
$14.95

Girl in Hyacinth Blue

NTH23
Susan Vreeland
Penguin Putnam
2000
150
014029628x
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This finely-crafted novel tells the story of the girl in an imagined, undiscovered portrait by Vermeer. Created in the 17th century, the painting passes through a number of people's hands, providing a series of tales that reflect the history and character of Holland and Europe through the years.
$15.00

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84 Charing Cross Road

GBR231
Helene Hanff
Penguin Putnam
1990
112
0140143505
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This charming novel of bibliophilia tells of a love triangle between a New York writer, the owner of a London bookstore and the books he sells.
$14.00

Adventures on the Wine Route, A Wine Buyer's Tour of France

FRN72
Kermit Lynch
Noonday Press
1990
271
0374522669
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A delightful and warmly anecdotal book highly recommended for anyone touring the wine regions of France. Lynch brings the domains and appellations of French wine to full-blown life and his portraits of the grand personalities who make the wine are priceless.
$19.00

The Age of Shakespeare

GBR11
Francois Laroque
Harry N. Abrams
1993
175
0810928906
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
This pocket-size encyclopedia, an excellent introduction to Elizabethan England, presents Shakespeare, his life, times and legacy in concise essays and well-chosen illustrations.
$12.95

The Age of the Cathedrals, Art and Society 980-1420

EUR01
Georges Duby
University of Chicago Press
1983
320
0226167704
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
French scholar Duby, writing very accessibly, describes both the great cathedrals and the philosophical, religious, and political climate that enabled them to be built in this classic.
$28.00

All Along the Rhine

GER111
Kay Shaw Nelson
Hippocrene Books
2003
211
0781810000
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Recipes, Wine and Lore from Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein and Holland" this tribute to the Rhine Valley complements its history and culture with 130 recipes.
$14.95

Amsterdam Map

NTH36
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2016
2
3866095775
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated, folded map of the city center, at a scale of 1:11,000.
$9.95

The Art of Describing, Dutch Art of the Seventeenth-Century

NTH69
Svetlana Alpers
University of Chicago Press
1984
273
0226015130
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An original and controversial study that challenges the current en-vogue scholarship on Dutch art.
$41.00

The Autumn of the Middle Ages

EUR17
Johan Huizinga
University of Chicago Press
1997
467
0226359948
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A pioneering work of social and cultural history, this well-translated classic of 1924 is a richly detailed portrait of life, thought and art in 14th- and 15th-century France and the Netherlands.
$32.00

Benelux Map

NTH03
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
2
2067122983
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Covering the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg at a scale of 1:400,000.
$12.95

Birds of Britain & Europe

EUR49
Hermann Heinzel (Illustrator), Richard Fitter, John Parslow
Trafalgar Square
1998
384
0002198940
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
This masterfully organized Collins Pocket Guide, featuring 3,000 color illustrations covers the birds of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
$27.50

Blue Guide Paris

FRN145
Delia Gray-Durant, Ian Robertson
W. W. Norton & Company
2015
500
1905131674
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Compact and authoritative, this eleventh edition of the art-focused guide includes plenty of color photographs and a section of practical information in addition to the usual maps and detailed floor plans.
$26.95

Blue Guide the Netherlands

NTH54
Rachel Esner
W. W. Norton & Company
2002
480
0393323447
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Holland, heavily focused on art and architecture.
$24.95

A Bridge Too Far

WAR21
Cornelius Ryan
Touchstone
1995
670
0684803305
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
War historian Cornelius Ryan chronicles in detailed, readable prose the battle of Arnhem, one of the most important -- and bloodiest -- campaigns in World War II.
$19.99

British Isles Map, Great Britain and Ireland

GBR07
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2008
1
2067170279
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful and accurate map of both Great Britain and Ireland, at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

The British Isles, A History of Four Nations

GBR88
Hugh Kearney
Cambridge University Press
2012
324
0521608503
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The Celts, Romans, Vikings, Normans and modern immigrants all make an appearance in this Canto Classics edition of Kearney's elegant and revisionist history of not just the English but also the Scots, Welsh and Irish.
$19.99

Britons: Forging the Nations, 1707-1837

GBR81
Linda Colley
Yale University Press
2009
442
0300152809
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An interesting study of national British identity and the joining of England, Scotland and Wales.
$25.00

Bruegel

NTH41
Walter S. Gibson
Thames & Hudson
1985
216
0500201560
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A volume in the excellent "World of Art" series, Gibson's book dispels the myth of Bruegel the simpleton artist and replaces it with a portrait of a man who understood the needs of his patrons. With many black-and-white and color reproductions of the paintings.
$14.95

The Children of Henry VIII

GBR74
Alison Weir
Ballantine Books
1996
363
0345407865
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Enlightening about the era and revealing in the portraits of Prince Edward, "Bloody" Mary, Elizabeth and Lady Jane Grey, this is a very enjoyable survey by a master historian.
$18.00

Chopin in Paris, The Life and Times of the Romantic Composer

FRN161
Tad Szulc
Da Capo Press
2000
444
0306809338
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of the famed composer Fryderyk Chopin.
$20.95

Citizen Soldiers

WAR19
Stephen Ambrose
Touchstone
1998
528
0684848015
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ambrose's account of the battles fought in the year between D-Day and the German surrender, from the U.S. Army's perspective.
$19.00

City Secrets London

GBR327
Robert Kahn (Editor)
Fang Duff Kahn
2011
250
0983079536
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A connoisseur's guide to the city and its attractions, with personal recommendations by artists, designers, architects and personalities who have made London their home.
$19.95

Clara's Grand Tour, Travels With a Rhinoceros in Eighteenth-century Europe

FRN536
Glynis Ridley
Grove Press
2006
240
0802142338
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The entertaining history of an Indian rhinoceros named Clara, who was brought to Europe in 1741 by a Dutch sea captain and toured for seventeen years, to the delight of several heads of state.
$12.00

Claude Monet, The Color of Time

FRN311
Virginia Spate
Thames & Hudson
2001
384
0500282730
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A critically lauded analysis of Monet and his art, taking into account technique, the evolution of themes and styles, historical and biographical information.
$39.95

Collins Complete Guide to British Wildlife

GBR93
P. Sterry
Trafalgar Square
2008
384
0007236832
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A one-volume photographic guide to British wildlife, covering everything from fungi to mammals, including plants, insects, birds and fish. With 1,500 color photographs.
$34.95

Companion Guide Gascony and Dordogne

FRN06
Richard Barber
Boydell & Brewer
2002
348
1900639270
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, personable guide, organized as a series of walking tours and featuring neighborhood maps, illustrations and excellent recommendations on food and wine.
$34.95

The Complete Poems

GBR162
John Keats, John Barnard (Editor)
Penguin
1977
731
0140422102
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A portable, paperback edition of all the poems of John Keats.
$18.00

The Complete Sherlock Holmes, All 4 Novels and 56 Short Stories

GBR157
Arthur Conan Doyle
Bantam Doubleday
1998
1122
0553328255
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This paperback volume manages to collect every Sherlock Holmes story that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ever wrote, including "The Hound of the Baskervilles" and his three other short novels concerning the legendary detective.
$13.90

The Corpse on the Dike

NTH66
Janwillem van de Wettering
Soho Press
1995
232
1569470499
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
A volume in the long-running and immensely popular "Amsterdam Cops" series, this book focuses on two police detectives' investigations of the seamy side of Amsterdam.
$13.00

Cross Channel

GBR56
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1997
211
067976755X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Each linked in some way with cross channel experiences, these ten short stories range in time from the late 17th century to the year 2015. Comic, complex and intellectual.
$15.00

Daily Life in Rembrandt's Holland

NTH19
Paul Zumthor
Stanford University Press
1994
353
0804722013
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1959, this richly detailed portrait of Dutch society during the golden age looks at material life of the average citizen including food, housing, holidays, industry, relations between the sexes -- and even toilet habits.
$28.95

Dutch Painting (World of Art)

NTH72
Rudolf Herman Fuchs
Thames & Hudson
1985
0500201676
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
1
Starting with Van Eyck and his 15th-century contemporaries, this volume in the "World of Art" series surveys nearly 500 years of painting in the Netherlands, ending with a discussion of late 20th-century artists. Featuring almost 200 illustrations.
$14.95

Dutch Painting 1600-1800

NTH48
Seymour Slive, Jakob Rosenberg
Yale University Press
1998
392
0300074514
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A generously illustrated, scholarly history of 200 years of Dutch art.
$45.00

The Embarrassment of Riches

NTH04
Simon Schama
Vintage Books
1997
698
0679781242
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An engaging cultural history and much more, this book is a study of the Dutch in the 17th century and their surprising challenge to Spanish rule.
$26.00

Empire, The British Imperial Experience from 1765 to the Present

GBR80
Denis Judd
Hachette
1998
478
0465019544
PAPER
History
0
0
0
1
How the empire affected rulers and the ruled from the American Revolution to the present.
$28.50

The English: A Portrait of a People

GBR306
Jeremy Paxman
Overlook Press
2013
320
1468303716
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An exuberant, colorful guide to English people and culture by Jeremy Paxman, a news reporter and Anchor for the British news program "Newsnight."
$16.95

Monet, the Ultimate Impressionist

FRN35
Anthony Roberts (Translator), Sylvie Patin
Thames & Hudson UK
1993
176
0500300305
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A colorful pocket-size reference to Monet's life, paintings and contemporaries, perfect for those visiting Giverny.
$15.95

Exile's Return, A Literary Odyssey in the 1920s

FRN97
Malcolm Cowley
Penguin
1994
347
0140187766
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A lively anecdotal account of the Lost Generation experience.
$16.00

Eyewitness Guide Great Britain

GBR01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
672
1465439617
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With 1,400 photos, maps and excellent introductory chapters, this guide offers both a general overview of Great Britain and a region-by-region look at its attractions.
$30.00

Eyewitness Guide The Netherlands

NTH71
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2014
472
146541195X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Gorgeously illustrated and filled with excellent maps, this compact book covers Holland, its history, traditions, cultures and sights. With hundreds of color photographs and illustrations.
$26.00

A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

EUR15
Guy Mountfort
Houghton Mifflin Company
2001
212
0618166750
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
A classic field guide in the Peterson series.
$25.00

The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris

FRN259
Edmund White
Bloomsbury USA
2008
144
1582341354
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The gifted novelist reveals his favorite haunts in this glittering portrait of Paris and its pleasures, taking in neighborhoods, bookshops and boutiques, monuments and palaces, eateries and, naturally, the history behind it all.
$15.00

Flemish Art and Architecture 1585-1700

BLG07
Hans Vlieghe
Yale University Press
2004
304
030007031
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A lavishly illustrated overview of the art of the southern Netherlands from 1585-1700.
$57.00

The Food of France

FRN17
Waverly Root
Vintage Books
1992
450
0679738975
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
$18.00

Fragile Glory, A Portrait of France and the French

FRN58
Richard Bernstein
Plume
1991
368
0452266785
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A fine account of life in France combining anecdote, advice and reporting.
$23.00

France Map

FRN07
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067123157
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, accurate and up-to-date map of France at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

The French

FRN31
Theodore Zeldin
Gardners Books
1996
592
1568361572
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A stimulating and very entertaining social history in the guise of a "how-to" book. Zeldin considers, for example, such imponderables as when to laugh at a joke, how to be friends with a peasant and how to eat properly.
$24.95

French Ways and Their Meaning

FRN55
Edith Wharton
Berkshire House Publishers
1997
151
0936399872
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully readable, elegant look at French civilization written in Paris during the last two years of WWI by the perceptive mind of Edith Wharton.
$14.95

Girl With a Pearl Earring

NTH25
Tracy Chevalier
Dutton Inc.
2001
233
0452282152
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Chevalier's richly drawn novel imagines the story behind Vermeer's mysterious portrait of a turbaned girl with a pearl earring.
$16.00

The Gothic Cathedral

EUR80
Christopher Wilson
Thames & Hudson
2005
304
0500276811
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated overview of gothic cathedrals, their history, design and construction, covering the masterpieces built from the 12th to the 16th century. With photographs and diagrams.
$34.95

The Gothic Enterprise, A Guide to Understanding the Medieval Cathedral

EUR190
Robert A. Scott
University of California Press
2005
294
0520246802
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An enthusiast, Scott delves into the history, design, architecture and wonder of Europe's medieval cathedrals and great Abbey churches.
$26.95

Great Britain and Ireland Map

GBR31
Kunth Verlag
Kunth Verlag
2009
2
3936368368
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed map showing both Great Britain and Ireland at a scale of 1:800,000.
$11.95

Great Britain, Ireland Map

GBR06
Marco Polo Travel Publishing
Marco Polo
2014
2
3829767226
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This fold-out overview map of Great Britain and Ireland is ideal for route planning, with highlighted scenic routes and places of interest. The map contains a comprehensive index and inset street plans of major cities.
$11.95

Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates

NTH40
Mary Mapes Dodge
Aladdin Books
2002
256
0689849095
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The beloved 1865 children's book, exhaustive in its detail of daily life in 19th-century Holland. The impoverished Brinker children yearn for a pair of silver skates, but they must make do with skates of wood -- unless Hans can win the annual skating competition.
$17.95

Haute Cuisine, How the French Invented the Culinary Profession

FRN320
Amy B. Trubek
University of Pennsylvania Press
2001
200
0812217764
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A historical study of French gastronomy.
$19.95

Headlong, A Novel

NTH68
Michael Frayn
Picador USA
2000
344
0312267460
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A Bruegel canvas claims a central role in Frayn's hilarious tale of an art heist gone awry. Frayn weaves detailed research about the Old Master with a philosopher's foiled plot to appropriate the valuable masterpiece from a boor he feels is unworthy of it.
$20.00

Hemingway, The Paris Years

FRN100
Michael Reynolds
W. W. Norton & Company
1999
402
0393318796
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Volume two in the massive Hemingway biography, Reynolds documents the author's time Paris during the 1920s in this probing study of the artist and inspired portrait of the city.
$21.95

Henry Esmond

GBR85
Wiliam Makepeace Thackeray
Aa Balkema
2001
624
0898759331
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Thackeray's classic novel is excellent on the history and warfare of 18th-century England.
$28.99

Here Is Where We Meet

EUR189
John Berger
Vintage Books
2006
256
1400079330
PAPER
Literature
8/9/2005
0
0
0
0
This reflective novel weaves a portrait of several European countries through encounters with the dead -- from the narrator's mother, whom he discovers on a park bench in Lisbon, to a childhood friend wandering a market in Krakow.
$16.00

Ile de France 514

FRN169
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067135228
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful and detailed map of the region surrounding Paris at a scale of 1:200,000.
$11.95

I'll Always Have Paris, A Memoir

FRN188
Art Buchwald
Ballantine Books
1997
236
0449912337
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A young columnist for the international edition of the "New York Herald Tribune," Art Buchwald traveled to Paris in the late 1940s and stayed in Europe for the next 15 years. This is his often humorous memoir of that time.
$19.00

An Illustrated History of the First World War

WAR16
John Keegan
Alfred Knopf
2001
448
037541259X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
1
An illustrated edition of Keegan's outstanding history of the Great War
$50.00

Impressionism

FRN310
Belinda Thomson
Thames & Hudson
2000
272
0500203350
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A readable account of the French Impressionist movement and its most notable artists, illustrated with color reproductions. This book's thoughtful analyses of individual works are illuminated by solid historical and cultural background.
$21.95

Impressionism, Art, Leisure, and Parisian Society

FRN117
Robert L. Herbert
Yale University Press
1991
324
0300050836
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A magnificently illustrated social history, this book shows the cafes, opera houses, dance halls and other places of entertainment and leisure that inspired some of the great Impressionist paintings.
$38.50

Insight Compact Guide Holland

NTH20
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2002
103
1585732699
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A pocket guide
$8.95

A Journal of the Plague Year

GBR87
Daniel Defoe
Penguin Putnam
1966
336
0140437851
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Defoe's fictional -- and historically vivid -- account of Plague-stricken London.
$11.00

King Arthur and His Knights

GBR90
Eugene Vinaver
Oxford University Press
1975
231
0195019059
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A volume of Arthurian legends directly attributable to Mallory's original tales.
$19.99

Kingdom by the Sea

GBR09
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
2006
361
0618658955
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
This time, the prolific writer recounts a coastal journey around the British Isles in 1982, displaying his occasional ill temper alongside his celebrated ability to combine social history with a good old-fashioned traveler's tale.
$15.95

Le Divorce

FRN56
Diane Johnson
Plume
1998
309
0452277337
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This wonderfully written novel doubles as a study of French and American convention.
$15.00

Letters from London

GBR14
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1995
320
0679761616
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This sparkling collection of essays by the brilliant novelist Julian Barnes hones in on the social complexity and political reality of modern day England.
$16.95

The Letters of Vincent Van Gogh

NTH52
Vincent Van Gogh, Ronald De Leeuw (Editor), Arnold Pomerans (Translator)
Penguin
1998
560
0140446745
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
There are many versions of Van Gogh's letters, but this Penguin Classic edition is a very thorough selection of the artist's writing and highlights Van Gogh's love for both his art and his family.
$18.00

Life in A Medieval Castle

GBR109
Francis Gies
HarperCollins
2015
304
0062414798
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From lord to servant, this illustrated book describes the daily life of the inhabitants at Chepstow Castle in Wales in the 13th century.
$15.99

Living Well is the Best Revenge

FRN160
Calvin Tomkins
Modern Library
1998
172
0679603085
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
1
A profile of Gerald and Sara Murphy and, by extension, the cultural life of 1920s France by New Yorker correspondent, art critic and novelist Calvin Tompkins.
$16.95

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Eyewitness Guide Great Britain

GBR01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
672
1465439617
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With 1,400 photos, maps and excellent introductory chapters, this guide offers both a general overview of Great Britain and a region-by-region look at its attractions.
$30.00

The Road from the Past, Traveling through History in France

FRN03
Ina Caro
Harvest Books
1996
339
0156003635
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Time travel through France by way of its finest castles, chateaux, cathedrals and monasteries. This unusual travelogue is an invaluable companion for traveling in Paris, southern France, the Dordogne and the Loire Valley, combining personal observation wi
$17.95

The Food of France

FRN17
Waverly Root
Vintage Books
1992
450
0679738975
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
$18.00

Traveller's Wine Guide to France

FRN13
Christopher Fielden
Interlink Publishing Group
2007
192
156656624X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A slim but very informative, lavishly illustrated vineyard-by-vineyard guide to the wines and wine-producing regions of France.
$22.00

Travelers' Tales France

FRN05
James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger
Traveler's Tales
2002
528
1885211732
PAPER
Anthology
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A wonderful collection of mostly contemporary tales, including such marvelous authors as Peter Mayle, M.F.K. Fisher, Mort Rosenblum, Ina Caro and Jan Morris. Organized thematically, it's a good introduction to the history, culture and character of France.
$18.95

Companion Guide Gascony and Dordogne

FRN06
Richard Barber
Boydell & Brewer
2002
348
1900639270
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, personable guide, organized as a series of walking tours and featuring neighborhood maps, illustrations and excellent recommendations on food and wine.
$34.95

The Age of the Cathedrals, Art and Society 980-1420

EUR01
Georges Duby
University of Chicago Press
1983
320
0226167704
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
French scholar Duby, writing very accessibly, describes both the great cathedrals and the philosophical, religious, and political climate that enabled them to be built in this classic.
$28.00

A Traveller's History of France

FRN08
Robert Cole
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
256
1566566061
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This fast-moving survey covers the conquests of ancient Gaul through the heady days of revolution to modern times.
$14.95

France Map

FRN07
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067123157
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, accurate and up-to-date map of France at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Life in A Medieval Castle

GBR109
Francis Gies
HarperCollins
2015
304
0062414798
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From lord to servant, this illustrated book describes the daily life of the inhabitants at Chepstow Castle in Wales in the 13th century.
$15.99

The Sun King

FRN33
Nancy Mitford
NYRB
2012
255
1590174917
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An opulent, celebrated biography of Louis XIV. Gracefully written in a witty, conversational style, Mitford's book brings Versailles to vibrant life.
$15.95

Long Ago in France, The Years in Dijon

FRN21
M.F.K. Fisher
Touchstone
1992
159
0671755145
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A memoir of Fisher's years in France in the late '20s and early '30s, a time of exuberant discoveries of the glories of French food and French culture.
$13.95

A World Lit Only By Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance, Portrait of an Age

EUR06
William Manchester
Little Brown and Company
1993
336
0316545562
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Organized into sections on the Renaissance, Reformation and Discovery, Manchester's popular history evokes in vivid detail the great figures and daily life of the 16th century, including Henry VIII, Magellan, Borgia, da Vinci and Martin Luther.
$16.00

Benelux Map

NTH03
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
2
2067122983
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Covering the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg at a scale of 1:400,000.
$12.95

The Embarrassment of Riches

NTH04
Simon Schama
Vintage Books
1997
698
0679781242
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An engaging cultural history and much more, this book is a study of the Dutch in the 17th century and their surprising challenge to Spanish rule.
$26.00

Kingdom by the Sea

GBR09
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
2006
361
0618658955
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
This time, the prolific writer recounts a coastal journey around the British Isles in 1982, displaying his occasional ill temper alongside his celebrated ability to combine social history with a good old-fashioned traveler's tale.
$15.95

Pax Britannica, The Climax of Empire

GBR10
James Morris
Harvest Books
2002
527
0156028018
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The centerpiece of the trilogy "Pax Britannica," this entertaining history concentrates on the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, celebrated as a festival of imperial power and splendor.
$37.95

Letters from London

GBR14
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1995
320
0679761616
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This sparkling collection of essays by the brilliant novelist Julian Barnes hones in on the social complexity and political reality of modern day England.
$16.95

The Mother Tongue, English and How it Got That Way

GBR15
Bill Bryson
Avon Books
1996
270
0380715430
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An indispensable guide to the language that divides us, this book is an informative linguistic history that showcases Bryson's wry wit.
$15.99

Notes from a Small Island

GBR16
Bill Bryson
Avon Books
1997
324
0380727501
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A farewell walking tour of England by an American expatriate who has decided to return home after two decades. Like all of Bryson's books, it's full of rich conversations, humorous anecdotes and amusing interactions.
$15.99

Winston Spencer Churchill, The Last Lion: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932

GBR18
William Manchester
Bantam Doubleday
1983
973
0385313489
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This impressive volume, which covers the first 58 years of the monumental figure who guided England from the pinnacle of world empire through the catastrophe of World War II, ends in 1932.
$25.00

The Story of Britain

GBR71
Roy Strong
Trafalgar Square
2002
596
0712665463
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A handsomely presented history of Britain.
$49.95

The Rise and Fall of the British Empire

GBR72
Lawrence James
St. Martin's Press
1996
704
031216985X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An epic of the empire's achievements from 1600 to the present.
$27.99

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

GBR21
Alison Weir
Grove Press
2000
644
0802136834
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Meticulously researched, Weir's compelling biography of England's most infamous monarch brings both the women and their era to life.
$18.00

The Children of Henry VIII

GBR74
Alison Weir
Ballantine Books
1996
363
0345407865
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Enlightening about the era and revealing in the portraits of Prince Edward, "Bloody" Mary, Elizabeth and Lady Jane Grey, this is a very enjoyable survey by a master historian.
$18.00

The Princes in the Tower

GBR75
Alison Weir
Ballantine Books
1992
287
0345391780
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This fascinating historical whodunit probes the enduring murder mystery involving the boy king, Edward V, and his brother Richard, Duke of York.
$17.00

Queen Elizabeth I

GBR76
J.E. Neale
Chicago Review Press
2005
446
0897333624
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The classic biography of the strong-minded, influential queen.
$16.95

Winston Spencer Churchill, The Last Lion: Alone, 1932-1940

GBR78
William Manchester
Bantam Doubleday
1989
684
0385313314
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This second volume in the fascinating three-part biography of Winston Churchill illuminates the character of one of the largest figures of our time. War clouds had once again gathered, and the storm of World War II was beginning.
$23.00

Britons: Forging the Nations, 1707-1837

GBR81
Linda Colley
Yale University Press
2009
442
0300152809
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An interesting study of national British identity and the joining of England, Scotland and Wales.
$25.00

Tom Jones

GBR84
Henry Fielding
Penguin
2005
975
0140436227
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This great comic adventure novel, whose hero is thought to be illegitimate, was so shocking in its time that it was held responsible by some for two earthquakes that hit London soon after its publication in the 18th century. Even Dr. Johnson warned against its ribaldry!
$16.50

Henry Esmond

GBR85
Wiliam Makepeace Thackeray
Aa Balkema
2001
624
0898759331
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Thackeray's classic novel is excellent on the history and warfare of 18th-century England.
$28.99

The Secret Agent

GBR86
Joseph Conrad
Penguin Putnam
2007
269
0141441585
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This classic spy story by Joseph Conrad gives a fine portrait of turn-of-the-century London
$12.00

A Journal of the Plague Year

GBR87
Daniel Defoe
Penguin Putnam
1966
336
0140437851
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Defoe's fictional -- and historically vivid -- account of Plague-stricken London.
$11.00

The British Isles, A History of Four Nations

GBR88
Hugh Kearney
Cambridge University Press
2012
324
0521608503
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The Celts, Romans, Vikings, Normans and modern immigrants all make an appearance in this Canto Classics edition of Kearney's elegant and revisionist history of not just the English but also the Scots, Welsh and Irish.
$19.99

King Arthur and His Knights

GBR90
Eugene Vinaver
Oxford University Press
1975
231
0195019059
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A volume of Arthurian legends directly attributable to Mallory's original tales.
$19.99

Great Britain, Ireland Map

GBR06
Marco Polo Travel Publishing
Marco Polo
2014
2
3829767226
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This fold-out overview map of Great Britain and Ireland is ideal for route planning, with highlighted scenic routes and places of interest. The map contains a comprehensive index and inset street plans of major cities.
$11.95

British Isles Map, Great Britain and Ireland

GBR07
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2008
1
2067170279
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful and accurate map of both Great Britain and Ireland, at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

Monet, the Ultimate Impressionist

FRN35
Anthony Roberts (Translator), Sylvie Patin
Thames & Hudson UK
1993
176
0500300305
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A colorful pocket-size reference to Monet's life, paintings and contemporaries, perfect for those visiting Giverny.
$15.95

Lust for Life

NTH18
Irving Stone
Plume
1989
487
0452262496
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Emotionally charged, controversial and utterly readable, this well-known, fictionalized biography probes the life of Van Gogh from his auspicious beginnings as a London art dealer to his death at 37.
$18.00

Western Europe Map

EUR13
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2009
1
3850842150
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful physical relief map of Western Europe, at a scale of 1:2,000,000.
$14.95

Three Men in a Boat and Three Men on the Bummel

GBR28
Jerome Jerome, Jeremy Lewis (Introduction)
Penguin
2000
361
0140437509
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Written in 1889, "Three Men in a Boat" (to say nothing of the dog!) is a laugh-out-loud account of a man-powered voyage along the River Thames, full of detail on life and lore. A Longitude favorite.
$13.00

Mont Saint Michel and Chartres

FRN44
Henry Brooks Adams
Penguin
1986
398
0140390545
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published at the turn of the century, this classic work is a meditation on the medieval world as reflected through its most famous religious structures.
$18.00

The Autumn of the Middle Ages

EUR17
Johan Huizinga
University of Chicago Press
1997
467
0226359948
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A pioneering work of social and cultural history, this well-translated classic of 1924 is a richly detailed portrait of life, thought and art in 14th- and 15th-century France and the Netherlands.
$32.00

The Secret Life of the Seine

FRN48
Mort Rosenblum
Da Capo Press
2001
290
0306810743
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
After losing his Paris apartment, Rosenblum, a born storyteller, takes to a houseboat moored on the Seine. The result is this entertaining tour of the places and people he encounters during his explorations along the river.
$17.50

Normandy Map 513

FRN49
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
2
2067209655
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, detailed map of Normandy at a scale of 1:200,000, featuring Rouen, Le Havre and the route of the Seine from west of Paris to the Atlantic.
$12.95

Great Britain and Ireland Map

GBR31
Kunth Verlag
Kunth Verlag
2009
2
3936368368
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed map showing both Great Britain and Ireland at a scale of 1:800,000.
$11.95

Cross Channel

GBR56
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1997
211
067976755X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Each linked in some way with cross channel experiences, these ten short stories range in time from the late 17th century to the year 2015. Comic, complex and intellectual.
$15.00

French Ways and Their Meaning

FRN55
Edith Wharton
Berkshire House Publishers
1997
151
0936399872
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully readable, elegant look at French civilization written in Paris during the last two years of WWI by the perceptive mind of Edith Wharton.
$14.95

Le Divorce

FRN56
Diane Johnson
Plume
1998
309
0452277337
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This wonderfully written novel doubles as a study of French and American convention.
$15.00

Adventures on the Wine Route, A Wine Buyer's Tour of France

FRN72
Kermit Lynch
Noonday Press
1990
271
0374522669
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A delightful and warmly anecdotal book highly recommended for anyone touring the wine regions of France. Lynch brings the domains and appellations of French wine to full-blown life and his portraits of the grand personalities who make the wine are priceless.
$19.00

London, A Social History

GBR59
Roy Porter
Harvard University Press
1998
448
0674538390
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A short, illustrated history of London, chronicling the city from its origins as an outpost of the Roman Empire through medieval hub, Renaissance center and imperial capital.
$21.00

For Kids

Children's Travel Journal

GEN118
Adrienne Hartman (Illustrator), Anne Banks
Little Bookroom
2004
48
0964126206
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An inspired workbook and travel journal for children, spiral-bound and printed on heavy paper to accommodate lots of glue and watercolor. The book invites young travelers to get busy, alternating lined and unlined pages, with illustrations and suggestions throughout.
$19.95

Madeline in London

GBR152
Ludwig Bemelmans
Viking
2000
64
014056649X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Miss Clavel, Madeline and her 11 classmates travel to London to cheer up their former neighbor, Pepito. For kids ages 4-8.
$7.99

Adam of the Road

GBR336
Elizabeth Janet Gray, Robert Lawson (Illustrator)
Penguin Putnam
2002
320
014032464X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A Newberry-winning classic about the adventures of a medieval minstrel's son who loses his way on the highways and byways of 13th-century England.
$7.99

Cathedral, The Story of its Construction

EUR24
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1981
77
0395175135
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this illuminating book for middle readers, master draughtsman MacAulay presents text and innovative drawings that detail the planning and construction of a 13th-century Gothic cathedral. It's a masterpiece.
$11.99

King of Shadows

GBR161
Susan Cooper
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1999
186
068984445X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A novel of time-travel, Shakespeare -- and the plague -- for kids ages 10-12.
$7.99

The Family Under the Bridge

FRN313
Natalie Savage Carlson, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
1989
123
0064402509
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This Newbery Medal winning book for children ages 9-12 is a charming, wonderfully human story recounting the Parisian adventures of the hobo Armand and the three homeless children who make him shed his grumpy ways.
$6.99

The Midwife's Apprentice

GBR341
Karen Cushman
Houghton Mifflin Company
1996
122
0547722176
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The 1996 Newbery Medal winner, this novel geared for 8-12 year olds recounts the apprenticeship of a waif named Brat, who learns to be a midwife in 14th-century England. Short, funny and atmospheric.
$7.99

The Shakespeare Stealer

GBR335
Gary Blackwood
Penguin Putnam
2000
224
0141305959
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Young orphan Widge is hired to infiltrate the Globe and steal Shakespeare's latest play for another acting troupe. But will the boy betray his new friends or disobey his employer?
$7.99

Vero and Philippe

FRN323
Caroline Hatton, Preston McDaniels (Illustrator)
Perseus
2001
120
081262940X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An episodic, unassuming book about the exploits of Veronique Vo and her haughty older brother Philippe, Vietnamese-French children who have recently moved from Normandy to Paris.
$14.95

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

GBR245
E.L. Konigsburg
Aladdin Books
2001
208
068984624X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A marvelous fictionalized portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and England successively, traveler to Constantinople, wife of a future saint, mother of Richard the Lionheart and for 15 years a prisoner of the English Crown. For young adults.
$7.99

Beware, Princess Elizabeth

GBR332
Carolyn Meyer
Gulliver
2002
224
0152045562
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
An acclaimed young-adult novel, one in a series of Young Royals, in which Henry VIII is recently dead and young Elizabeth endures the tumultuous reigns of her brother Edward and sister Mary before ascending the throne herself.
$6.99

Coram Boy

GBR339
Jamila Gavin
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
336
0374413746
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This young adult novel offers a textured, nuanced, evocative story of the upper and lower classes in England in 1741, concentrating her focus on two 13-year-old boys and their intertwined ambitions.
$7.95

Mary, Bloody Mary

GBR333
Carolyn Meyer
Harcourt Books
2001
240
0152164561
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This sympathetic portrait brings to life Mary Tudor’s childhood and difficult teen years, when her beloved father, Henry VIII, spurns Mary’s mother for the bewitching Anne Boleyn -- and Mary goes from riches to rags, becoming the embittered woman who would later be known as Bloody Queen Mary. Ages 11 and up.
$7.99

The Red Balloon

FRN326
Albert LaMorisse
1976
44
0385142978
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
1
FAMILY
The boy and the balloon traipse through Paris, until finally the balloon takes flight high, high above the rooftops. This abiding children's classic consists of still images (taken from the "Red Balloon" movie, shot in Paris) and no text.
$12.95

For Kids

Cathedral, The Story of its Construction

EUR24
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1981
77
0395175135
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this illuminating book for middle readers, master draughtsman MacAulay presents text and innovative drawings that detail the planning and construction of a 13th-century Gothic cathedral. It's a masterpiece.
$11.99

Madeline in London

GBR152
Ludwig Bemelmans
Viking
2000
64
014056649X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Miss Clavel, Madeline and her 11 classmates travel to London to cheer up their former neighbor, Pepito. For kids ages 4-8.
$7.99

Children's Travel Journal

GEN118
Adrienne Hartman (Illustrator), Anne Banks
Little Bookroom
2004
48
0964126206
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An inspired workbook and travel journal for children, spiral-bound and printed on heavy paper to accommodate lots of glue and watercolor. The book invites young travelers to get busy, alternating lined and unlined pages, with illustrations and suggestions throughout.
$19.95

King of Shadows

GBR161
Susan Cooper
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1999
186
068984445X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A novel of time-travel, Shakespeare -- and the plague -- for kids ages 10-12.
$7.99

The Family Under the Bridge

FRN313
Natalie Savage Carlson, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
1989
123
0064402509
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This Newbery Medal winning book for children ages 9-12 is a charming, wonderfully human story recounting the Parisian adventures of the hobo Armand and the three homeless children who make him shed his grumpy ways.
$6.99

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

GBR245
E.L. Konigsburg
Aladdin Books
2001
208
068984624X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A marvelous fictionalized portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and England successively, traveler to Constantinople, wife of a future saint, mother of Richard the Lionheart and for 15 years a prisoner of the English Crown. For young adults.
$7.99

Vero and Philippe

FRN323
Caroline Hatton, Preston McDaniels (Illustrator)
Perseus
2001
120
081262940X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An episodic, unassuming book about the exploits of Veronique Vo and her haughty older brother Philippe, Vietnamese-French children who have recently moved from Normandy to Paris.
$14.95

Beware, Princess Elizabeth

GBR332
Carolyn Meyer
Gulliver
2002
224
0152045562
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
An acclaimed young-adult novel, one in a series of Young Royals, in which Henry VIII is recently dead and young Elizabeth endures the tumultuous reigns of her brother Edward and sister Mary before ascending the throne herself.
$6.99

Mary, Bloody Mary

GBR333
Carolyn Meyer
Harcourt Books
2001
240
0152164561
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This sympathetic portrait brings to life Mary Tudor’s childhood and difficult teen years, when her beloved father, Henry VIII, spurns Mary’s mother for the bewitching Anne Boleyn -- and Mary goes from riches to rags, becoming the embittered woman who would later be known as Bloody Queen Mary. Ages 11 and up.
$7.99

The Shakespeare Stealer

GBR335
Gary Blackwood
Penguin Putnam
2000
224
0141305959
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Young orphan Widge is hired to infiltrate the Globe and steal Shakespeare's latest play for another acting troupe. But will the boy betray his new friends or disobey his employer?
$7.99

Adam of the Road

GBR336
Elizabeth Janet Gray, Robert Lawson (Illustrator)
Penguin Putnam
2002
320
014032464X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A Newberry-winning classic about the adventures of a medieval minstrel's son who loses his way on the highways and byways of 13th-century England.
$7.99

Coram Boy

GBR339
Jamila Gavin
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
336
0374413746
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This young adult novel offers a textured, nuanced, evocative story of the upper and lower classes in England in 1741, concentrating her focus on two 13-year-old boys and their intertwined ambitions.
$7.95

The Midwife's Apprentice

GBR341
Karen Cushman
Houghton Mifflin Company
1996
122
0547722176
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The 1996 Newbery Medal winner, this novel geared for 8-12 year olds recounts the apprenticeship of a waif named Brat, who learns to be a midwife in 14th-century England. Short, funny and atmospheric.
$7.99