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Image for Nouveau Guide de Florence et ses Environs, Compris la Vallombrosa, Alvernia et Camaldule, avec la Description de la Galerie des Statues et de Celle du Palais Pitti, du Gabinet Physique Ec. Ec., Ornee de Vues et Statues Plan de la Ville et Carte de la Toscane.

Nouveau Guide de Florence et ses Environs, Compris la Vallombrosa, Alvernia et Camaldule, avec la Description de la Galerie des Statues et de Celle du Palais Pitti, du Gabinet Physique Ec. Ec., Ornee de Vues et Statues Plan de la Ville et Carte de la Toscane.

By: N/A

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Chez Gaspard Ricci Marchand Libraire: 1844

Seller ID: 2198748


New edition. Boards toned and lightly rubbed, front and end matter foxed, a few text pages foxed, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1844 Hard Cover. 293, 210 pp. 12mo. French text. A 19th century guide to Florence. Two fold-out maps precede text, engraved illustrations and drawings in text. View more info

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Guida per la Citta di Firenze e Suoi Contorni

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Presso Ferdinando Formigli in Via Della Condotta: 1861

Seller ID: 2198749


New edition. Edges rubbed with small tears and minor loss to spine head and foot, front and end matter and page ridges foxed, 2 inch tear to front fold-out, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1861 Hard Cover. vii, [3], 310 pp. 12mo. Paper over boards Italian text. A 19th century guide to Florence. Fold-out map precedes text, engraved illustrations. View more info

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Description de la Ville de Florence

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Au Cabinet a l'Enseigne de Pallas, Pres le Canto de' Pazzi, Rue Balestrieri.: 1819

Seller ID: 2198753


Wrapper beginning to split along front joint, minor loss from spine, handwritten title on spine, ink name on front wrapper. 1819 Soft Cover. 171, [1], xxiv, [173]-178 pp. Printed wrappers. French text. An early 19th century guide to Florence, with fold-out map opposite title page. View more info

Image for Description de la Ville de Milan et de Ses Environs, Compris la Chartreuse Pres de Pavie et Excursions de Cette Capitale aux Lacs de Como, de Lugano, au Lac Majeur et a Varese, Exposees a l'Usage des Voyageurs, Accompagnees des Instructions et des Notices Nécessaires aux Etrangers qui se Proposent d'Examiner les Objets Interessans, que Presente Cette Belle Partie de la Lombardie

Description de la Ville de Milan et de Ses Environs, Compris la Chartreuse Pres de Pavie et Excursions de Cette Capitale aux Lacs de Como, de Lugano, au Lac Majeur et a Varese, Exposees a l'Usage des Voyageurs, Accompagnees des Instructions et des Notices Nécessaires aux Etrangers qui se Proposent d'Examiner les Objets Interessans, que Presente Cette Belle Partie de la Lombardie

By: N/A

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chez Epimaque et Pascal Artaria: 1834

Seller ID: 2199179


Nicely rebound - red cloth spine, paper over boards, gilt titles. Small stamp of Peabody Library appears twice inside, with their number on title page, owner bookplate on front endpaper, ink initials on half-title page. 1834 Hard Cover. 264, viii pp. 12mo. French text. Includes two fold-out maps and a fold-out engraving of the Duomo di Milano. A 19th century guide to Milan focusing on local architecture and other picturesque site-seeing opportunities. View more info

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Objectif Paris: Images de la Ville a Travers Cinq Collections Photographiques Parisiennes

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phileas Frog Paris Musees: 2003

Seller ID: 2202734


Text in English and French. Page very faintly toned. 2003 Soft Cover. 142 pp. Text in English and French. Can anyone every capture Paris? Through the magificent visual journey that is prposed to use, we can find at once the high moments of History and the simplicity of common life, the great portraits of the capital as well as its metamorphoses. Reflected by the masters of yesterday or the photographers of today, the urban landscapes appeal to us like so many inner lands... View more info

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Robin Hood Country: The County Guide to Nottinghamshire (Pitkin Guides)

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pitkin: 1996

Seller ID: 2265015


A nice copy. 1996 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. CONTENTS: Robin Hood; Parks and Gardens; The Civil War; Literary Heritage; Market Towns; Religious Heritage; Roads, Canals and Railways; Mining and Making; Farming and Food; Sporting Nottinghamshire; Family Fun. View more info

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Rollo's Tour in Europe [Rollo on the Rhine]

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Lothrop & Co.: 1858

Seller ID: 2203405


No jacket, spine edges rubbed, rear hinge starting. 1858 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 15, 218 pp. Abbott is most well known for the Rollo books. These didactic little books were vehicles to teach morality to youngsters. Of the several series that Rollo either starred in or was a secondary character, the most popular and well known was the ten book Rollo's Tour of Europe Series. In these tales Rollo and Mr. George toured Europe learning more a... View more info

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Rollo in Geneva (Rollo's Tour in Europe)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sheldon & Co.: 1867

Seller ID: 2205836


No jacket, very faint discoloration to boards, front board lightly bowed, bookplate to front paste-down endpaper, ink name and date to front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was an American writer of children's books. He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science. His Rollo Books, such as R... View more info

Image for Forestiere Illuminato Intorno le Cose Piu Rare e Curiose Della Citta di Venezia e dell'Isole Circonvicine (Collana di Bibliografia e Storia Veneziana N. 14)

Forestiere Illuminato Intorno le Cose Piu Rare e Curiose Della Citta di Venezia e dell'Isole Circonvicine (Collana di Bibliografia e Storia Veneziana N. 14)

By: Albrizzi, Giovanni Battista; Stefanutti, Ugo

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arnaldo Forni Editore: 1984

Seller ID: 2198605


Owner bookplate on front endpaper, small surface tear on reverse of jacket spine (possibly from removal of a mylar cover that was affixed with tape?). 1984 Hard Cover. 342 pp. 8vo. 1984 facsimile of original 1740 edition, including all original illustrations and fold-out map. A guide book to Venice by an Italian journalist best known for his work Gerusalemme Liberata. View more info

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Shawl Straps. A Second Series of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searlf: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206490


First UK edition. Binding loose, needs recasing. Corners rubbed. 1873 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 308 pp. An account of a trip to Europe by the author of Little Women. A travel work designed by the author to be as cheerful and as short as possible. She therefore confined herself to the personal haps and mishaps, adventures and experiences, of her wanderers. Covers Brittany, France, Switzerland, Italy and London.KEYWORDS: LOUISA MAY ALCOTT LI... View more info

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A Hilltop on the Marne: Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914

By: Aldrich, Mildred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266164


No jacket, endpapers faintly toned, pencil name on second blank. 1918 Hard Cover. 187 pp. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs. Mildred Aldrich (November 16, 1853[1] – February 19, 1928) was an American journalist and writer. Aldrich moved to Huiry, near Paris, in 1914, only months before the outbreak of the First World War.[2] Her house there overlooked the Marne river valley, and her experiences during the First Battle of the Marne, as detailed in her letter... View more info

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Viaggio da Napoli a Castellammare con 42 Disegni di Achille Gigante

By: Alvino, Francesco

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Associazione Napoletana per i Monumenti e il Paesaggio / Tipografia Gennaro D'Agostino: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2198606


Limited edition, #398 of 550. Light wear to corners. 1965 Trade Paperback. 310, [5] pp. Plain wrappers, printed dust jacket. Italian text. 1965 reissue of Alvino's 1845 account of 19th century Naples, with 42 illustrations by Achille Gigante. View more info

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Viaggio da Milano ai Tre Laghi Maggiore, di Lugano e di Como e ne' Monti Che li Circondano

By: Amoretti, C. [Carlo]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Dalla Tipografia di Giovanni Silvestri: 1814

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2198736


Fourth edition. Includes fold-out map. Boards lightly rubbed, contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and modern owner bookplate on front endpaper, lightly foxed. 1814 Half-Leather. 8, 325, [1] pp. 8vo. Fold-out map follows text. A 19th century travelogue of Milan by the scholar, writer, and scientist who taught ecclesiastical law. He was editor of the first scientific magazine published in Milan, wrote what is considered to be the first modern biography of Leonardo ... View more info

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The Wine Atlas of Italy & Traveller's Guide to the Vineyards

By: Anderson, Burton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2199171


First edition. Near fine in very good jacket. 1 inch chip from rear jacket corner. 1990 Large Hardcover. 320 pp. An illustrated guide to Italian wines and vineyards, with detailed information, color photographs, and maps throughout. View more info

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Belgium and Holland: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, K. [Karl]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1891

Seller ID: 2202711


Marbled page ridges. Front and rear hinges starting, ink name to front endpaper. 1891 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. lxii, 401 pp. With 13 maps and 20 plans. CONTENTS: Introduction: A) Belgium, B) Holland; Belgium; Luxembourg; Holland; Maps; Plans of Towns; Abbreviations.Keywords: BAEDEKER BELGIUM HOLLAND HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS TRAVEL EUROPE ADVENTURE HISTORY View more info

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Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, K. [Karl]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1891

Seller ID: 2202712


Marbled page ridges. Front and rear hinges starting, ink name to front endpaper. 1891 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 498 pp. With 39 maps, 11 plans, and 21 panoramas. CONTENTS: I. Northern Switzerland; II. Lake of Lucerne and Environs. The St. Gotthard.; III. The Bernese Oberland; IV. Western Switzerland. Lake of Geneva. Lower Valley of the Rhone.; V. Savoy, the Valais, and the adjacent Italian Alps; VI. S.E. Switzerland. The Grisons.; ... View more info

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Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1910

Seller ID: 2267160


Frontispiece missing, small tear to spine-head, tear across width of spine-base, general wear. 1910 Soft Cover. lxviii, 624 pp. Includes 28 maps, 65 plans, and a panorama. CONTENTS: Money, Travelling Expenses, Passports, Custom House, Time; Principle Routes to and from Great Britain; Railways, Coaches, Steamboats; Plan of Tour, Excursions on Foot; Hotels; Sports and Pastimes; Outline of English History; Wales and the Welsh Language; Bibliography; Historical Sketch of Arc... View more info

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The Traditional Shops and Restaurants of London: A Guide to Century-Old Establishments and New Classics

By: Bell, Eugenia

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Little Bookroom: 2007

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1538344


First printing. 2007 Soft Cover. 302 pp. Updated in time for the Olympics in London: From historic half-timbered pubs opened in the 1600s, to button shops, tea merchants, hatters, and toyshops from the Georgian and Victorian periods and chic specialty shops opened in the twenty-first century, the establishments profiled in The Traditional Shops & Restaurants of London embody the city's spirit and embrace its history and strong sense of tradition. View more info

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Observations on Italy.

By: Bell, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Wells and Lilly: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198798


First American edition. Rebacked with plain brown cloth, new headband, endpapers, and flyleaves. Boards lightly foxed with minor internal chip to paper on rear board, a few text pages lightly foxed. 1826 Hard Cover. xii, 331 pp. 8vo. A 19th century Italian travelogue [o]n Milan, Florence, Rome and Naples, in 1817-18, by the Scottish anatomist and fellow of the Royal Academy of Surgeons who is considered an innovator in the field of vascular surgery (Pine-Coffin 8178. Thi... View more info

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Viaggio Storico e Pittorico Ossia Guida Della Toscana

By: Bennassuti, Giuseppe

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Arnaldo Forni Editore: 1975

Seller ID: 2199173


Owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1975 Large Hardcover. [6], 16, [2] pp. Italian text.  44 leaves of engraved plates. A 1975 facsimile of the 1830s tour of Tuscany featuring engraved illustrations by Bernardino Rosaspina. View more info

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The Most Beautiful Country Towns of Tuscany (Most Beautiful Villages Series)

By: Bentley, James; Ramsay, Alex

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194713


First edition. Jacket flap price-clipped, jacket flaps very lightly toned.Very Good. 2001 Large Hardcover. 208 pp. Author of the highly successful 'The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany', James Bentley, with photographer Alex Ramsay, has now turned his attention to the equally beautiful towns of Tuscany. Traveling from north to south, as in the Villages volume, we encounter first the towns with substantial Etruscan and Romanesque features, then the walled towns of centr... View more info

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Charles Blackman's Paris Dreaming: A Celebration of a City of the Imagination - The Paris Drawings of Charles Blackman

By: Blackman, Charles; Amadio, Nadine

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Reed: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261081


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. Ink gift note on front endpaper, jacket spine lightly toned, slipcase lightly rubbed. 1982 Large Hardcover. 143, [1] pp. A collection of drawings inspired by travels to Paris, drawn by the painter of the Antipodean school in Australia, most well-known for his Alice in Wonderland series. Paris Dreaming is both an entertainment and a celebration of Paris -- city of dreams and imagination, and all things to all men. It is also a... View more info

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Rome: Memories of Times Past

By: Bosworth, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2194711


Jacket flap price-clipped.Very Good. 2008 Hard Cover. 176 pp. This beautiful and informative volume, inspired by the pioneering 1905 color book Rome, offers a new way of looking at the sights and social history of this much-loved European city. Every painting from Alberto Pisa's original book has been reproduced and enlarged for these pages and each is placed in contemporary context with related images, from period maps and postcards to newspapers and railway tickets, as... View more info

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Ireland

By: Bourniquel, Camille; Fisher, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vista Books: 1960

Seller ID: 2269110


Spine creased, one-and-a-half inch tear to front wrapper along spine, wrappers and pages lightly toned. 1960 Trade Paperback. 191 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; Then: When No English Were There - The Agony of the Gaels - The Ireland of Silence - Liberty to Do What? - Foreign Brothers; Now: Strange Dublin - Peace at Home - The Vanishing Irish - The Gaelic Renaissance - Everyday Passions - The Isle of Saints; For Ever: The Art of Signs - The Vanishing Painting - Abbey Street ... View more info

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Viaggiatori stranieri in terra di Siena

By: Brilli, Attilio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Monte Dei Paschi di Siena: 1986

Seller ID: 2199172


Top page ridge lightly foxed, otherwise an excellent copy. 1986 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 331, [2] pp. Italian text. A tour of Sienna profusely illustrated with color photographs and illustrations, and reproductions of historical illustrations and documents. View more info

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Alla ricerca degli itinerari perduti / In Search of Lost Itineraries

By: Brilli, Attilio

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Silvana Editoriale: 1988

Seller ID: 2199385


Includes publisher's slipcase. Top corner lightly bumped, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1988 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 167, [1]; 22 pp. Italian text, with English translation included in a separate paperback supplement. A collection of narratives of Italian voyages by notable individuals, with reproductions of color and black-and-white illustrations throughout. Includes mentions of the following: Mary Shelley; Henry James; John ... View more info

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Roadless Area

By: Brooks, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1951119


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Owner bookplate on half-title page, jacket price clipped, jacket toned, jacket edges rubbed with some loss along top edge. 1964 Hard Cover. xiii, 259, [1] pp. 8vo. The thirty-third book to win the John Burroughs Medal for excellence in natural history. The adventures of a man and wife in the American wilderness and other remote places, from the Alaskan tundra to the game reserves of East Africa. View more info

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In and Around Venice

By: Brown, Horatio [Robert] F. [Forbes]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198742


First edition. Front hinge repaired, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1905 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, [2], 283 pp. 8vo. An early 20th century guide to Venice by the Scottish historian specializing in Italian history, and best known for his Calendar of State Papers (Venetian). Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Life on the Lagoons

By: Brown, Horatio [Robert] F. [Forbes]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Rivingtons: 1900

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2198746


Third edition. Ink name and date on half-title page, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [vi], 297, 31, [1] pp. 8vo. A history and topography of the area surrounding Venice, by the Scottish historian specializing in Italian history, and best known for his Calendar of State Papers (Venetian). Based in part on journeys undertaken with Brown's friend, and fellow Italian historian, John Addington Symonds. Black-... View more info

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A Tour Through Sicily and Malta, in a Series of Letters to William Beckford, Esq. of Somerly in Suffolk; from P. Brydone, F.R.S.

By: Brydone, P. [Patrick]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. / Strahan and Preston: 1806

Seller ID: 2198666


A New Edition.', complete in one volume (earlier editions were in two volumes). Later editions do not differ materially from the second. Includes fold-out map. Edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head, front joint split but holding at sewings, pencil name and address and two owner bookplates on front endpaper, odd notations to a half dozen pages towards beginning of text. 1806 Hard Cover. xii, 387 pp. 8vo. Large fold-out map of Sicily and Malta precedes title page. A... View more info