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Only In Vienna

AST139
Duncan J. D. Smith
Interlink Publishing Group
2015
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3950366261
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Guidebook
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Subtitled "A Guide to Unique Locations, Hidden Corners and Unusual Objects," this volume in the Only In guidebook series uncovers the idiosyncrasies and curiosities only to be found in Vienna. Illustrated in full color, the attractive guide relates the stories behind Vienna's rare and fascinating attractions. Whether or not readers choose to visit, the brief histories provide a panoramic view of what makes Vienna stand apart.

ISBN: 9783950366266
$22.95
Editorial Reviews

Kindly contributed by Duncan J.D. Smith, with photographs from his ‘Only In’ Guides, which celebrate the unique locations and hidden corners of Europe’s great cities.
  In 2015 I wrote and published Only in London, the 10th volume in my series of ‘Only In’ Guides. It seemed a good time to reflect on the books and the many intriguing journeys their creation had entailed. Eccentric museums, secret gardens, abandoned graveyards and idiosyncratic shops are all recurring themes. This is because they not only offer quirky history but also their off-the-beaten track location usually guarantees a sense of discovery. But there is another recurrent theme that has only recently been pointed out to me. “Most of your books contain toilets!” a friend told me – and he’s absolutely right. ... more

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