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Eyewitness Guide Paris

FRN02
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
440
1465441247
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

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

Paris Map

FRN400
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2015
2
3866092040
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A sturdy laminated map of the city center at a scale of 1:12,000 and all of Paris at a scale of 1:15,000.
$9.95

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

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

Rough Guide Paris

FRN371
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2016
416
0241199247
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A jam-packed practical, cultural and historical guide to the City of Light.
$21.99

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

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 Paris

FRN426
Robert Coles
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
320
1566564859
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A fast-moving, short survey of French history with a focus on Paris from its founding, through the heady days of revolution and up to modern times.
$14.95

Paris Was Yesterday

FRN93
Janet Flanner, Irving Drutman (Editor)
Harcourt Books
1988
232
0156709902
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Like many American writers in '20s and '30s, journalist Janet Flanner left the States to join the Paris intellectual scene. In characteristically masterful prose, here are her impressions of life in Paris between the wars.
$20.95

Paris, The Biography of a City

FRN502
Colin Jones
Viking
2006
566
0143036718
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Jones writes with obvious affection in this entertaining, ambitious history of Paris, its architecture, culture and politics, from the late Stone Age to Jacques Chirac.
$20.00

Seven Ages of Paris

FRN503
Alistair Horne
Random House
2005
458
1400034469
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Horne writes with flair, drama and affection for the City of Light in this wonderfully opinionated, personal overview of the history of Paris.
$18.00

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 with large doses of well-presented history.
$17.95

Artists in Residence

FRN353
Dana Micucci
Little Bookroom
2001
143
1892145006
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An attractively illustrated guide to exploring the homes of 19th-century artists in and around Paris, including Giverny, Auvers and Ornans. An excellent guide for day-long excursions outside Paris with a focus on nature and art.
$19.95

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

The Cathedral Builders of the Middle Ages

MED07
Alain Erlande-Brandenburg
Thames & Hudson UK
2010
175
0500300526
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
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

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

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
0
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

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

Talk to the Snail, Ten Commandments to Understanding the French

FRN643
Stephen Clarke
Bloomsbury USA
2006
258
1596913096
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Clarke's essays on France and the French, as witty as they are useful, combine a guide to cultural understanding with some perfectly rendered, entertaining and tongue-in-cheek notes on how to speak proper French.
$15.95

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

Americans in Paris, A Literary Anthology

FRN427
Adam Gopnik (Editor)
Library of America
2004
613
1931082561
HARD COVER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This wide-ranging anthology includes early impressions by Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin as well as a generous sampling of 20th-century literary masters.
$40.00

Murder in Montmartre

FRN566
Cara Black
Soho Press
2007
368
1569474109
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Cara Black once again effortlessly interweaves a suspenseful plot with the history and culture of a Parisian neighborhood, this time seedy Montmartre.
$15.95

Murder in the Marais

FRN561
Cara Black
Soho Press
2016
384
1616957301
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Literate and thrilling, with a strong sense of the geography and flavor of Paris, the first in a series of mysteries starring Aimee Ledoc shows off the French-American detective's wit and wile. The series continues with Murder in Belleville (FRN562), Murder in the Sentier (FRN563) and many more.
$9.99

Paris in Mind

FRN412
Jennifer Lee (Editor)
Vintage Books
2003
288
1400031028
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
With selections spanning 300 years, this wonderful anthology reflects America's long connection to Paris and the French. The 30 American writers tapped include Benjamin Franklin, Ernest Hemingway and David Sedaris.
$16.00

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

The Lady and The Unicorn

BLG24
Tracy Chevalier
Plume
2005
250
0452285453
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this rich historical novel, Chevalier (Girl With A Pearl Earring) imagines the wealthy patrons, social milieu, intrigue and incident behind the 15th-century tapestries now hanging in the Cluny in Paris.
$16.00

Zazie in the Metro

FRN434
Raymond Queneau
Penguin
2001
151
0142180041
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Queneau's delirious short novel of a country girl, her loony uncle and some disapproving gendarmes on a madcap tour of Paris. Louis Malle made it into a film in 1960.
$16.00

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Travelers' Tales France

FRN05
James O'Reilly, Larry Habegger
Traveler's Tales
2002
528
1885211732
PAPER
Anthology
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

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

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

Environs of Paris Map 106

FRN38
Rough Guide
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067157817
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy Michelin Zoom map covers Paris and its surroundsings at a driveable scale of 1:100,000.
$9.95

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

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

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

Perfume, The Story of a Murderer

FRN69
Patrick Suskind
Vintage Books
2001
255
0375725849
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The chilling tale of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, a monster in pursuit of the prefect perfume, rich in the earthy details of 18th-century Paris.
$16.00

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

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

Paris Pocket Map

FRN87
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
1
2067150332
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A simple, foldup map at a scale of 1:22,000.
$3.99

Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation, A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties and Thirties

FRN92
Noel Riley Fitch
W. W. Norton & Company
1985
447
0393302318
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A vivid portrait of life among intellectual expatriates in post-WWI Paris.
$21.95

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

Women of the Left Bank, Paris 1900-1940

FRN98
Shari Benstock
University of Texas Press
1987
566
0292790406
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A well-researched and insightful look at important women in the Lost Generation.
$50.00

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

Picasso

FRN102
Gertrude Stein
Dover Publications
1984
50
0486247155
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An unabridged edition Stein's 1938 musing on Picasso with 61 black-and-white illustrations.
$8.95

Shakespeare and Company

FRN104
Sylvia Beach
University of Nebraska Press
1991
230
0803260970
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Sylvia Beach recalls the heyday of her Lost Generation Paris bookstore.
$19.95

Walks in Hemingway's Paris, A Guide to Paris for the Literary Traveler

FRN106
Noel Riley Fitch
St. Martin's Press
1992
0312071132
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guided tour of Paris led by none other than Ernest Hemingway.
$16.99

Paris France

FRN107
Gertrude Stein
W. W. Norton & Company
1996
128
0871401606
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Stein ponders France, the French and her most obvious love for her adopted homeland.
$15.95

Six Armies in Normandy, From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris

FRN118
John Keegan
Penguin Putnam
1994
365
0140235426
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A provocative account of the invasion of Normandy and the battles that proceeded it. Keegan's intense descriptions of the war in northern France are accompanied by perceptive analysis of the military tactics that resulted in Allied victory.
$17.00

Lonely Planet French Phrasebook

FRN120
Marie-Helene Girard, Anny Monet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
272
1743214448
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This handy phrasebook focuses on pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$9.99

Les Miserables

FRN123
Victor Hugo, Norman McAfee (Translator), Lee Fahnestock (Translator)
Signet
2013
1476
045141943X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The classic tale of redemption set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
$9.95

The Days of the French Revolution

FRN153
Christopher Hibbert
Quill
1999
384
0688169783
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An accessible and informative history of the French Revolution, this book is a fantastic introduction to a pivotal historical period, aimed at the general reader.
$17.99

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

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

The Paris Mapguide, The Essential Guide to La Vie Parisienne

FRN189
Michael Middleditch
Viking
2002
64
0141469048
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A book of 30 maps of Paris, including a street index, a metro guide, bus routes and short descriptions of places of interest, such as galleries, museums, restaurants and theaters.
$12.00

Selected Letters

FRN226
Madame de Sevigne
Penguin
1988
319
014044405X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The collected letters of Madame de Sevigne.
$17.00

The Masterpiece

FRN227
Emile Zola
Oxford University Press
2008
428
0192839632
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Zola's novel tells of the downfall of a painter in 19th-century Paris, based on his childhood friend Cezanne. This classic is evocative of the artistic life in turn-of-the-century France. It was also the novel that would end their friendship.
$12.95

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

Mythologies

FRN233
Roland Barthes
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1989
159
0374521506
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Reflections on the Parisian character.
$14.00

Michelin Green Guide Northern France and the Paris Region

FRN273
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2017
564
2067220500
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guidebook in the popular Michelin series, covering Paris and Northern France, noted for its detail and helpful maps.
$22.99

Paris, A Musical Gazeteer

FRN286
Nigel Simeone
Yale University Press
2000
352
0300080549
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A reference and guidebook to musical Paris, with a focus on classical genres.
$32.00

Murder on the Orient Express

EUR118
Agatha Christie
HarperCollins
2011
256
0425200450
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer.
$7.99

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

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

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

Madame Curie, A Biography

PLD27
Eve Curie
Da Capo Press
2001
448
0306810387
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A life of the Polish-French scientist, written by her daughter.
$20.95

Renoir, My Father

ART10
Jean Renoir
NYRB
2001
437
0940322773
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The great filmmaker's portrait of his father remains the standard biography of the Impressionist master -- personable, informative and affectionate. With 12 color plates.
$19.95

The Historic Restaurants of Paris, A Gourmet's Guide

FRN345
Ellen Williams
Little Bookroom
2001
224
1892145030
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to eating where the Lost Generation, the post-Impressionists and de Gaulle ate.
$18.95

New Poems (Bilingual Edition)

GER121
Rainer Maria Rilke, Edward Snow (Translator)
Northwestern
2001
320
0865476128
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Poems written from 1907-1098, representing a stylistic shift for Rilke.
$16.00

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge

GER123
Michael Hulse, Rainer Maria Rilke
Penguin Putnam
2009
208
0141182210
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A poetic and loosely structured series of meditations on the difficulties of living abroad.
$15.00

Matisse and Picasso

ART17
Yve-Alain Bois
Aa Balkema
2001
272
208010618X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This book charts the competitive relationship between Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
$36.00

Matisse and Picasso, The Story of their Rivalry and Friendship

ART20
Jack Flam
Hachette
2003
288
081339046X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Jack Flam explores the compelling, competitive, parallel lives of these two artists and their very different attitudes toward the idea of artistic greatness, toward the women they loved and ultimately toward their confrontations with death.
$17.95

Paris Stories

FRN373
Mavis Gallant, Michael Ondaatje (Introduction)
NYRB
2002
350
1590170229
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
All written in Paris (where Gallant has long lived), these magnificent stories take place from the Left Bank to the French Riviera, postwar Germany and Franco-era Spain. If you haven’t read her work (many of the stories originally appeared in the New Yorker), you are in for a treat. Gallant is one of the great 20th century short story writers.
$15.95

Lonely Planet Paris

FRN374
Steve Fallon
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
416
1786572214
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Paris features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$21.99

Michelin Green Guide Paris

FRN381
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2015
464
2067203541
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to Paris in the Michelin series, featuring detailed neighborhood maps. With suggested tours, site plans of major attractions and a rating system.
$19.99

France in Mind

FRN384
Alice Powers
Vintage Books
2003
352
0375714359
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This wonderful selection of essays, excerpts and stories filters the experience of being in France through the lens of 33 British and American writers.
$16.95

Paris 1919, Six Months that Changed the World

FRN392
Richard Holbrooke (Introduction), Margaret Macmillan
Random House
2003
560
0375760520
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A vivid, comprehensive analysis of the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, the treaty to end the war that was supposed to end all wars.
$20.00

National Geographic Paris

FRN393
Lisa Davidson
National Geographic
2016
272
1426215460
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An abundantly illustrated guide to the city.
$22.95

Mammals of Europe

FG61
Priscilla Barrett, David W. MacDonald
Princeton University Press
2002
320
0691091609
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Published by Princeton, this is a field guide to land and marine mammals throughout Europe, both endemic and introduced. With more than 600 color illustrations of over 200 mammals.
$49.95

Paris, The Collected Traveler

FRN397
Barrie Kerper
Vintage Books
2011
614
0307474895
PAPER
Guidebook
7/12/2011
0
0
0
0
Barrie Kerper's mad bibliophile's guide to the sites, history, food and culture of Paris collects an astonishing range of excerpts, essays and writing on the City of Light, each annotated and with accompanying practical information.
$19.00

An Hour from Paris

FRN398
Annabel Simms
Trafalgar Square
2008
239
1873429495
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In this idiosyncratic, personal guide, Simms describes chateaux, abbeys, villages and other attractions, all within striking distance of the city, including not just the chateaux of Chantilly and Maurice Ravel's house in Montfort-l'Amaury, but also and the river-ports of Conflans-Ste Honorine and St Mammes, and the delightfully provincial Luzarches.
$23.95

Paris Map

FRN400
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2015
2
3866092040
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A sturdy laminated map of the city center at a scale of 1:12,000 and all of Paris at a scale of 1:15,000.
$9.95

Tropic of Cancer

FRN419
Henry Miller
Grove Press
1987
318
0802131786
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Miller's controversial, sexually frank depiction of bohemian life in 1930s Paris.
$17.00

The Phantom of the Opera

FRN425
Gaston Leroux
HarperCollins Publishers
1997
368
0060809248
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Leroux's much-adapted original novel, an absorbing tale of fantasy, romance and mystery.
$9.99

Scaramouche, A Romance of the French Revolution

FRN433
Rafael Sabatini
Signet
2001
361
0451527976
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The absorbing tale of Andre-Louis Moreau and his adventures, set in the unsettled days leading up to the French Revolution.
$6.95

The Accidental Connoisseur, An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World

TVL31
Lawrence Osborne
North Point Press
2005
262
0865477124
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
With a winning wit and not a drop of pretense, Osborne sets out to discover what's what with wine, traveling through Sonoma and Napa, France, Italy and other European wine meccas, 11 adventures in all. He meets plenty of interesting characters along the way, revealing much about the pleasures of wine (and travel!).
$16.00

Henri Matisse 1869-1954, Master of Color

ART45
Volkmar Essers
Taschen
2000
96
382285977X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This slim book features 300 color reproductions of Matisse's work along with brief accompanying text.
$9.99

Travels with My Aunt

GBR500
Graham Greene
Penguin
2004
254
0143039008
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Greene's wickedely funny odyssey of a retired bank teller and his anything but conventional "Aunt." You may have seen the movie.
$17.00

Just Enough Liebling, Classic Work by the Legendary New Yorker Writer

NYC146
A.J. Liebling, David Remnick (Editor)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2005
560
0865477272
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A rewarding taste of Liebling's wide-ranging essays for the New Yorker, published in celebration of the centennial of his birth.
$21.00

French English Bilingual Visual Dictionary

FRN520
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2015
360
1465436308
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
With thousands of neatly arranged color photographs, this compact book is impressively comprehensive, covering everything from the basics of le corps (body) to the vocabulary of la buanderie (utility room).
$14.95

Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light

FRN522
David Downie
Broadway Books
2011
303
0976925109
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Downie's irreverent ode to his adopted home takes the form of 31 short sketches on the history, people and places of Paris.
$15.00

Pimsleur Quick & Simple French

FRN523
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
074350951X
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Four audio CDs with eight 30-minute lessons in basic French, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95

Beyond The House Of The False Lama, Travels With Monks, Nomads, And Outlaws

MGL53
George Crane
HarperCollins
2006
320
0060858281
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A meditiative travelogue that follows Crane from the Hudson Valley to the Florida Keys to Grenada to Paris, and on to the Mongolian Gobi Desert in search of a hidden temple.
$15.99

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

Wine Country Europe, Touring, Tasting, And Buying At European Regional Wineries

EUR191
Ornella D'Alessio, Marco Santini
Rizzoli International
2005
324
0847827704
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Part how-to, part guidebook, part picture book, this charming coffee table treat covers sprawling French vineyards as well as lesser-known hidden treasures in Austria and Hungary.
$35.00

The Da Vinci Code, Special Illustrated Edition

FRN528
Dan Brown
Doubleday
2004
467
0385513755
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This runaway bestseller, impressive for its historic setting and research, draws the reader in with its twists, hidden messages, and puzzles.
$40.00

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

Time Out Paris

FRN543
Peterjon Cresswell (Editor)
TimeOut
2015
416
1846703549
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date guide on what to do and where to go by the people who publish Time Out Magazine.
$19.95

The Paris Years of Thomas Jefferson

FRN548
William Howard Adams
Yale University Press
2000
368
0300082614
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An entertaining, informed introduction to the people and places Jefferson knew during the four years he served as U.S. Minister to France, 1784-1788.
$37.00

The Piano Shop on the Left Bank, Discovering a Forgotten Passion in a Paris Atelier

FRN550
Thaddeus Carhart
Random House
2002
304
0375758623
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Carhart writes with warmth and wit about a small piano shop on his quiet street in Paris and his growing friendship with its proprietor and the circle of musicians and neighbors it attracts.
$17.00

Murder in Belleville

FRN562
Cara Black
Soho Press
2002
368
1569472793
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
This second installment in Cara Black's outstanding series finds French-American private investigator Leduc on the trail of a bomber in Belleville, Paris's rough-and-ready Arab immigrant quarter.
$15.95

Murder in the Sentier

FRN563
Cara Black
Soho Press
2003
336
1569473315
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The third sophisticated, literate installment in the Aimee Leduc series, in which the private investigator confronts her own past -- particularly the fate of her long-dead mother. All of Black's books have an indelible sense of place. This one is set in Paris's garment district.
$15.95

Murder in the Bastille

FRN564
Cara Black
Soho Press
2004
304
1569473641
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
This fourth book in the seductively sophisticated, literate series, this one palpably set in the alleys and historic streets of the Bastille quartier.
$15.95

Murder in Clichy

FRN565
Cara Black
Soho Press
2006
320
1569474117
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Black's fifth installment deftly combines, history, culture, suspense -- and geography. She evokes the flavor of the fascinating Clichy quartier, where aristocracy and immigrants collide.
$15.95

Walks Through Lost Paris, A Journey into the Heart of Historic Paris

FRN571
Leonard Pitt
Avalon Travel
2006
192
1593761031
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this beautiful book, mime and former advertiser Pitt reconstructs Paris of the mid-19th century, a time in which thousands of buildings, many from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, were destroyed to make way for urban renewal.
$25.95

France and the French, A Modern History

FRN573
Rod Kedward
Overlook Press
2007
736
1585678813
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A sweeping, in-depth history of France from 1900 to the present day, from the disasterous world wars to the crumbling of the empire to France's modern place in the European Union.
$24.95

The Judgment of Paris, The Revolutionary Decade that Gave the World Impressionism

FRN575
Ross King
Bloomsbury USA
2006
464
0802715168
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
King's lovingly researched and lucid cultural history of French art and society in the 1860s places the Impressionists at the center of a revolution in philosophy and taste.
$20.00

The Authentic Bistros of Paris

FRN576
Francois Thomazeau, Sylvain Ageorges (Photographer), Anna Moschovakis (Translator)
Little Bookroom
2005
192
1892145340
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Take along this handy guide to 50 traditional eateries, many tucked away on hidden streets. With photographs, history and practical notes.
$16.95

The Club Dumas

FRN577
Arturo Perez-Reverte, Sonia Soto (Translator)
Harvest Books
2006
384
015603283X
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
In this second Perez-Reverte thriller, book detective Lucas Corso helps uncover the secret behind a hanged book-lover and a fragment from the original "The Three Musketeers." Black magic, adventure, and murderers follow him as he travels between Madrid, Toledo and Paris.
$15.95

Baroque: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting

EUR204
Rolf Toman (Editor)
2013
500
3848004038
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This elaborately illustrated oversize book shows in spelnded color the spread of baroque and rococo painting, architecture and sculpture styles from Rome across Europe in the 17th century.
$29.99

Gothic: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting

EUR205
Rolf Toman
Aa Balkema
2013
520
0841600686
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A marvelously illustrated, oversized survey of Gothic architecture, cathedrals and castles across Europe.
$29.99

The Tour De France, A Cultural History

FRN584
C. S. Thompson
University of California Press
2008
406
0520256301
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This lively, engaging history of the famous cycling event goes beyond a simple history of the race to consider the Tour de France and its meaning in a wider cultural context.
$29.95

John Singer Sargent, The Sensualist

ART63
Trevor Fairbrother
Yale University Press
2000
228
0300087446
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An original examination of Sargent by the curator of Modern Art at the Seattle Art Museum. Fairbrother examines the sensual quality of Sargent's work and the techniques he used to create it. An album of Sargent's male figure studies are published here together in color for the first time.
$45.00

John Singer Sargent

ART64
Elaine ( Kilmurray (Editor), Richard Ormand
Princeton University Press
1998
285
069100434X
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A catalogue to the traveling exhibition created by art historian Elaine Kilmurray and Sargent's grand-nephew Richard Ormand, this volume includes three essays on Sargent's life and work. With 171 color images and 84 in black and white.
$94.00

John Singer Sargent

ART65
Carter Ratcliff
Abbeville Publishing Group
2001
256
0789207486
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
With 338 illustrations, 110 in full color.
$75.00

Short Stories in French

FRN594
Richard Coward (Editor)
Penguin Putnam
2001
214
0140265430
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
From Daniel Boulanger's exploration of revenge and the desire for recognition in "The Hunter's Cafe," to Alain Gerber's brief and poetic "You Never Die," these stories make good reading in any language. A volume in New Penguin Parallel Texts.
$16.00

Vive La Revolution, A Stand-up History of the French Revolution

FRN609
Mark Steel
Consortium
2006
193185937X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This "stand-up history" hits all the major points of the French revolution in a distinctly unique (and hilarious) style. Steel, as you might guess, is a British comedian with a flair for history.
$15.00

Literary Paris, A Guide

FRN612
Jessica Ernst Powell
NYRB
2006
220
1892145383
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This engaging guide to the apartments, museums, cafes, parks and favorite haunts of authors, both French (Moliere, Zola, Balzac, Colette) and American (Fitzgerald, Baldwin, Miller) spans the centuries.
$19.95

Charming Small Hotel Guides, Paris and Around

FRN626
Leonie Glass, Fiona Duncan (Editor)
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
206
1566565170
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A full page with a color photograph is dedicated to each entry in this guide focused on hotels with 20 bedrooms or less.
$15.95

Rodin: Eros and Creativity

FRN637
Rainer Crone, Siegfried Salzmann
Prestel
2006
185
3791318098
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An exhibition catalog of Rodin's sculpture, focusing on his depiction of the erotic and including critical essays by eight European and American experts.
$19.95

The Paris Shopping Companion, A Personal Guide to Shopping in Paris for Every Pocketbook

FRN648
Susan Swire Winkler
Cumberland House
2006
259
1581825129
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Practical, up-to-date guide to shopping in Paris.
$14.95

The Engagement

FRN677
Georges Simenon
NYRB
2007
135
1590172280
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The 200th NYRB Classic, which includes many of Simenon's tough, instensely psychological novels.
$12.95

Memoirs of Montparnasse

FRN684
John Glassco
NYRB
2007
1590171845
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Glassco's celebrated hymn to the pleasures of youth and the spirit of Paris of the 1920s.
$16.95

Insight Guide Paris

FRN751
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
352
1780052421
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A handsomely illustrated introduction to Paris, this guidebook features essays on history, culture and economy, as well as practical information for the traveler. With 15 helpful maps and numerous color photographs.
$20.99

Return to Paris, A Memoir with Recipes

FRN688
Collette Rossant
Washington Square Press
2004
256
0743439686
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A sequel to Apricots on the Nile, this second book, which also includes warmly recalled receipes, covers food writer Rossant's days as a young women in Paris in the wake of WWII.
$16.99

Bloom's Literary Guide To Paris

FRN690
Mike Gerrard
Facts on File
2006
151
0791093794
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Combining history, geography and literature, this book focuses on Paris's literary roots, real and imagined, from Hugo's Notre Dame and Hemingway's favorite Parisian Cafes.
$14.95

Murder on the Ile St-Louis

FRN698
Cara Black
Soho Press
2008
304
1569474753
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Cara Black effortlessly interweaves a suspenseful plot with the history and culture of the renowned Ile St-Louis.
$15.95

Murder in the Rue De Paradis

FRN708
Cara Black
Soho Press
2008
304
1569475423
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
It's August in Paris. An old flame re-appears -- only to propose marriage and promptly turn up dead -- in this ninth book in the series, set on the sweltering multi-cultural streets and along the canals of the 10th arrondissement.
$15.95

Fodor's Paris

FRN716
Rach Klein (Editor)
Fodor's
2016
464
1101879939
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, popular guide featuring full color photos, maps and plenty of information on hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities.
$19.99

Versailles

FRN726
Jean-Marie Perouse de Montclos
Abbeville Publishing Group
1997
160
1558592288
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Essays and suberb photographs on the famous chateau, its gardens, architecture and interiors.
$95.00

Cadogan Take the Kids Paris and Disneyland Resort Paris

FRN759
Helen Truszkowski
Globe Pequot Press
2008
256
1860113990
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular British series.
$18.95

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

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.
$5.99

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

This is Paris

FRN466
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2004
64
0789310635
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
First published in 1958, this is a facsimile edition of Sasek's classic portrait of Paris for children. The Louvre, Eiffel Tower and other attractions are depicted with bright, stylized illustrations. Ages 4-8.
$17.95

Fodor's Around Paris With Kids, 68 Great Things to Do Together

FRN658
Fodor's Guides
Fodor's
2013
160
1400019192
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed with a fun and convenient flipbook format, this unique guide to entertaining sites, activities, and kid-friendly eateries around town is perfect for young travelers and a handy reference for adults. Written by a parent, the guide includes practical pointers and, in case of a rainy day, diverting games for kids.
$12.99

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

FRN731
Brian Selznick
Scholastic Inc.
2007
544
0439813786
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
An intricate mystery told as a graphic novel for middle schoolers, Brain Selznick's captivating tale of an orphan boy on the streets of Paris in the 1930s seems a brilliant choice for Martin Scorsese's first 3-D venture, a family film starring Ben Kingsley and Sacha Baron Cohen. The movie opens November 23.
$24.99