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Paris, Provence & the Riviera

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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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Eyewitness Guide Provence & the Cote D'Azur

FRN18
Roger Williams
DK Publishing
2016
272
1465437649
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This is an illustrated, colorful guide to the art and architecture, literature, history and attractions of Provence. With photographs and site plans, maps and sections on the Riviera, the Var, Bouches-du-Rhone, Vaucluse and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
$23.00

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

Provence Alps French Riviera Map 527

FRN22
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
2
2067209434
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful and detailed map of the region from Lyon to Marseille along the Rhone River, at a scale of 1:200,000.
$12.95

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

The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence

FRN28
Michael Jacobs
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
299
0500289964
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
With an excellent introduction to the history, culture, landscapes and pleasures of Southern France, this illustrated guide features 34 towns and villages across Provence from the Vaucluse to Bonnieux and Gordes, tranquil Alpine villages and southern vineyards.
$26.95

The Road from the Past, Traveling through History in France

FRN03
Ina Caro
Harvest Books
1996
339
0156003635
PAPER
History
1
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

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

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

A Year in Provence

FRN19
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
1991
207
0679731148
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The original best-selling tale of settling down in Provence, told with warmth and a great deal of humor. It offers a wonderful inside look at the charms and quirks of the people and the countryside in the south of France.
$15.95

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

My Father's Glory and My Mother's Castle

FRN178
Marcel Pagnol
North Point Press
1986
341
0865472572
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Best known as a filmmaker, Pagnol evokes his childhood in Provence and Marseilles 50 years ago. These memoirs sparkle with delight in the people, landscapes and daily life of southern France.
$28.00

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

Two Towns in Provence

FRN27
M. F. K. Fisher
Vintage Books
1983
208
0394716310
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Celebrated food writer M.F.K. Fisher contrasts village life in Aix-en-Provence with bustling Marseilles, evoking these two favorite places with anecdote and loving description.
$18.95

A Parisian Affair and Other Stories

FRN757
Guy de Maupassant
Penguin
2004
322
0140448128
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in in the nouveau riche Paris of society women, prostitutes and playboys, in Normandy at sea and in the South of France, the 34 gems in this Penguin Classics collection are vintage Maupassant: economical, darkly humorous and brilliant.
$13.00

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

In a Dark Wood Wandering, A Novel of the Middle Ages

FRN86
Hella Haasse
Academy Chicago
1991
594
089733356X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
With a cast of thousands including Joan of Arc and the Dukes of Burgundy, this 1949 historical novel renders the political intrigue, people and texture of 15th-century Europe and of medieval court life during the Hundred Years War.
$21.95

Tender is the Night

FRN196
F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charles Scribner (Introduction)
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1995
317
068480154X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Fitzgerald's tragic tale of wealthy expatriate lovers living on the French Riviera. Dick and Nicole Diver fill their home with friends, but cannot find happiness and slowly slip into psychological despair.
$16.00

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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

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
1
0
0
0
A colorful, accurate and up-to-date map of France at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

The Ancient Mediterranean

MED10
Michael Grant
Plume
1990
374
0452010373
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Grant, a well-known classical scholar, provides this comprehensive history of the peoples and cultures of the Mediterranean, including Egypt, Israel, Crete, Greece, the Roman states and many others. A very well-researched account of Western history's roots.
$20.00

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

Michelin Green Guide Provence

FRN23
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2015
408
206720355X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive driving guide, organized alphabetically, and featuring detailed maps of each region, city and village.
$21.99

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Patricia Wells at Home in Provence, Recipes Inspired by Her Farmhouse in France

FRN114
Patricia Wells
Scribner
1999
355
0684863286
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Award-winning cookbook writer and critic Patricia Wells takes her knowledge of French cuisine to the home kitchen in this collection, larded with tales of friends, feasts and food.
$24.00

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

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

Toujours Provence

FRN121
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
1992
241
0679736042
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The sequel to the best-selling memoir "A Year in Provence," this is another touching look at country life in southern France. Describing the setting and people with detail and warmth, Mayle creates an evocative portrait of Provence, rife with amusing personal anecdotes.
$15.95

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

Encore Provence

FRN128
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
2000
226
0679762698
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Peter Mayle returns to Provence in this personal, alluring follow-up to his bestselling A Year in Provence (FRN19, $13.00).
$14.95

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

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

Anything Considered

FRN154
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
1996
320
067976268X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The story of Bennet, an Englishman who places an ad looking for employment and finds himself living in a wealthy businessman's condo in Monaco.
$16.00

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

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

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

Joy of Man's Desiring

FRN193
Jean Giono
Counterpoint
2010
464
1582435650
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A 20th century master of letters, Giono's fiction invokes the folklore and traditions of his birthplace in southern France.
$15.95

At Home in France

FRN215
Ann Barry
Lightning Source
1997
247
0345407873
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Subtitled "Tales of an American and Her House Abroad," this account of life in a small village in southwestern France is shot through with Barry's irony and New York outlook on life.
$19.00

Village in the Vaucluse

FRN225
Laurence Wylie
Harvard University Press
1986
390
0674939360
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
A loving portrait of rural Provence and its inhabitants by a sociologist who lived in Roussillon just after WWII. It was a different world then, a traditional village with two telephones and a single cafe.
$32.50

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

Old Provence

FRN257
Theodore Andrea Cook, James Ferguson (Introduction)
Interlink Publishing Group
2001
384
1566563720
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A reprint of the classic 1905 account of travels through Provence, focusing on the history of the region from Greek and Roman temples to Medieval market towns and castles.
$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

Michelin Green Guide French Riviera

FRN271
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
424
2067206621
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive driving guide to the Cote D'Azur in the Michelin series, organized alphabetically and featuring detailed local maps of each region, city or village.
$21.99

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

Paul Gauguin, 1848-1903: The Primitive Sophisticate

FRN280
Ingo F. Walther
Taschen
2000
95
3822859869
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In this short, illustrated introduction to Gauguin and his paintings, color reproductions are paired with commentary on the works.
$9.99

Gauguin

FRN281
Robert Goldwater
Harry N. Abrams
2004
128
0810991470
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A nice series of 116 reproductions of Gauguin's major works.
$19.95

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

Making Paradise: Art, Modernity, and the Myth of the French Riviera

FRN296
Kenneth Silver
MIT Press
2001
192
0262194589
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A scholarly, wonderfully illustrated history of the Cote d'Azur from 1890 to the present with a focus on its importance to modernist artists.
$43.95

The Matisse Stories

FRN299
A.S. Byatt
Random House
1996
127
067976223X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A slim collection of three tales, each inspired by a Matisse painting, which showcase Byatt's various talents as fabulist, comedian and critic. In all her incarnations, she is nothing short of wonderful. With reproductions of the three paintings.
$13.00

Letters on Cezanne

FRN300
Rainer Maria Rilke, Joel Agee (Translator)
North Point Press
2002
84
086547639X
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
1
0
0
This brilliant meditation on Paris, art, and life takes the form of a series of short letters by the great poet Rilke to his wife Clara. The book chronicles Rilke's daily pilgrimage to a Cezanne exhibition at a Paris gallery.
$14.00

The Rise of Christianity

MED64
Rodney Stark
HarperCollins
1997
272
0060677015
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
The subtitle to this book says it all: "How the Obscure, Marginal Jesus Movement Became the Dominant Religious Force in the Western World in a Few Centuries."
$16.99

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

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

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

The World Atlas of Wine

GEN244
Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson
Mitchell Beazley
2013
352
1845336895
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Not just an authoritative guide, this stunning world atlas includes hundreds of photographs and illuminating local and regional maps. This revised seventh edition takes in new grapes, new wines and new wine-producing regions.
$60.00

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

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

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

Drome/Vaucluse Map

FRN357
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
1
2067133861
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A French-made recreational map of the Vaucluse region of Provence at a very nice scale of 1:150,000.
$9.95

Bouches du Rhone Map 13

FRN358
IGN
IGN
1
2117211313
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of the westernmost departement of Provence.
$9.95

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

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

Nice Map

FRN372
IGN
IGN
2
2117221718
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A good map of Nice.
$9.95

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

Avignon Nimes Map

FRN375
IGN
IGN
1
2111006610
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed travel map, published in France, which covers the Avignon region at the very good scale of 1:100,000.
$12.95

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

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

A Literary Guide to Provence

FRN395
Daniel Vitaglione
Ohio University Press
2001
259
0804010366
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Follow in the footsteps of generations of authors who found inspiration in Provence's beauty. With maps, 50 color and black and white photos and short literary excerpts, organized geographically.
$24.95

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

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

Aix-en-Provence Map

FRN411
IGN
IGN
2014
2
2117222617
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A French produced traveler's map of Aix en Provence.
$14.95

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

French Dirt, The Story of a Garden in the South of France

FRN417
Richard Goodman
Algonguin
2002
203
1565123522
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Another story of a foreigner transplanted to the south of France. This captivating tale, set near Avignon, is noteworthy for Goodman's willingness to work, passion for horticulture and frank portrait of his neighbors.
$13.00

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 Stones of Balazuc, A French Village in Time

FRN421
John Merriman
W. W. Norton & Company
2002
352
0393051137
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A warm, wonderfully told history of a medieval village set on the bluffs over the Ardeche river in South-Central France. The legacy of this village serves as a lens through which to view all of French history, especially over the last several hundred years.
$27.95

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

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

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

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

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

Cadogan Guide Gascony & the Pyrenees

FRN446
Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls
Cadogan Books
2007
364
1860113605
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A town-by-town guide to Southwestern France, with 6 color maps.
$19.95

The Silent World

OCE86
jacques cousteau
National Geographic
2004
220
0792267966
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This memoir relives Jacques Cousteau's invention of SCUBA (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) and his first experiences with underwater exploration. 50th anniversary edition.
$15.00

The Silent World

OCE86
jacques cousteau
National Geographic
2004
220
0792267966
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This memoir relives Jacques Cousteau's invention of SCUBA (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus) and his first experiences with underwater exploration. 50th anniversary edition.
$15.00

The Magic of Provence, Pleasures of Southern France

FRN449
Yvone Lenard
Broadway Books
2001
312
0767906829
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The adventures and misadventures of a French woman and her American husband who leave L.A. for a home in the Luberon mountains.
$19.00

The Sorcerer's Apprentice: Picasso, Provence, and Douglas Cooper

FRN454
John Richardson
University of Chicago Press
2001
318
0226712451
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Richardson's gossipy memoir of the 10 years he spent with the eccentric art expert and collector Douglas Cooper at the Chateau de Castille in Provence does not stint on personality.
$26.00

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

The Solitude of Compassion

FRN458
Jean Giono
Seven Stories Press
2002
171
1583225242
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of loosely plotted stories, first published in 1932, evoking the villages and people of Provence in vivid, heartfelt detail.
$15.00

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

The World of the Troubadours, Medieval Occitan Society, c. 1100 - c. 1300

FRN467
Linda M. Paterson
Cambridge University Press
1996
183
0521558328
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly introduction to the culture and language of the Troubadours.
$59.99

The Dream of Scipio

FRN470
Iain Pears
Riverhead Books
2003
464
1573229865
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
An unusually rich and illuminating historical novel, The Dream of Scipio interweaves stories from three separate centuries in the Rhone Valley, ancient Roman, Medieval and 20th century.
$16.00

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

Cezanne

FRN508
Mary Tompkins Lewis
Phaidon Press
2001
352
0714835153
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A well-illustrated introduction to Cezanne's life and works in the stimulating Art and Ideas series by Phaidon, featuring 193 color and 13 black and white illustrations.
$29.95

The Catalans

FRN511
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
2005
224
0393051102
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Patrick O'Brian's bitingly funny novel of Dr. Alain Roeg, returned home to a family in crisis, beautifully evokes the Languedoc town of Saint-Feliu, where O'Brian made his home.
$18.95

National Geographic Provence & Cote D'Azur

FRN512
Barbara Noe
National Geographic
2016
240
1426215479
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Provence and the Cote d'Azur in the visually attractive National Geographic style, complete with photographs, illustrations, maps, and information about culture, nature and history.
$22.95

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

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

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

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

FRN538
Robert Louis Stevenson
Penguin
2005
269
0141439467
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Stevenson's sprightly, humorous account of ten days with a stubborn donkey named Modestine in the French Cevennes.
$17.00

The Sibyl in Her Grave

FRN539
Sarah Caudwell
Dell
2001
0440234824
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
A delightful comedy of manners starring Oxford professor and amateur sleuth Hilary Tamar, the last in a series of four. In this installment, the story veers from Britain to Monte Carlo and Cannes, where the action (as usual) involves taxes and lawyers.
$7.99

For the Beauty of the Earth: Birding, Opera, and Other Journeys

BRD35
Thomas Urquhart
Perseus
2006
320
1593760930
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Urquhart chronicles a lifelong affair with nature, combined with a passion for music, as he travels-- and bird watches-- through pastoral England, Italy, the Camargue in Provence, and the villages of Mali.
$15.00

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 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

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 Tour De France, A Cultural History

FRN584
C. S. Thompson
University of California Press
2008
406
0520256301
PAPER
History
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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

Short Stories in French

FRN594
Richard Coward (Editor)
Penguin Putnam
2001
214
0140265430
PAPER
Literature
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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
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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

For Kids

Cathedral, The Story of its Construction

EUR24
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1981
77
0395175135
PAPER
Art & Architecture
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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

Vincent Van Gogh, Portrait of an Artist

NTH60
Sandra Jordan, Jan Greenberg
2003
144
0440419174
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A compassionate, unsensationalistic biography, well written and geared for kids ages 9-12. With an eight-page insert of color reproductions.
$6.99

This is Paris

FRN466
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2004
64
0789310635
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
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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