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Savoring France: Recipes and Reflections on French Cooking (The Savoring Series), Brennan, Georgeanne
1 Savoring France: Recipes and Reflections on French Cooking (The Savoring Series)
Brennan, Georgeanne
Time-Life Books 1999 0737020199 / 9780737020199 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in very clean unclipped dust jacket. Large format - approx. size is 9" x 13'. Clean ivory boards with black cloth spine, ivory lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with awesome photography of both recipes and scenery. 256 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A trip not only to the French table, but to the very heart of French culture, with amazing recipes. 027672

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Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France, Cook, Theodore Andrea
2 Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France
Cook, Theodore Andrea
New York James Pott & Co. 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean and lovely two-volume set in original sturdy cloth dust jackets, with red ribbon page markers. Decorated American trade bindings. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold coat of arms and line border on covers, coat of arms decoration and gold lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration in each volume with clean printed tissue guard. Beautiful illustrations throughout both volumes with photographs of chateaux in France and their people. Volume I - 326 pages with index, fold-out geneology chart (chart nearly separated at one fold). Volume 2 - 314 pages with index and fold-out map near rear of book (Map of the Valley of the Loire for "Old Touraine" from the French Government Ordnance Survey in perfect condition). Both dust jackets are in excellent condition, of dark blue stiff cloth with gold decoration and lettering on spine, no tears, fading or chips. 023327

Price: 65.00 USD
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Paris Revisited (Orient Express Travel Series), Culliford, Alison
3 Paris Revisited (Orient Express Travel Series)
Culliford, Alison
Great Britain Pavilion Books 2003 1862055173 / 9781862055179 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to base of spine, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Fabulous photographs throughout the book that will make you want to board a plane for Paris. Beautiful illustrated endpapers. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027489

Price: 35.00 USD
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In and Out of Three Normandy Inns, Dodd, Anna Bowman
4 In and Out of Three Normandy Inns
Dodd, Anna Bowman
New York Lovell, Coryell & Company 1892 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket C. S. Reinhart and others 
Clean beige buckram cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. 1892 on copyright page, no other dates. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Lovely old previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 394 pp. Illustrated with photographs, black & white illustrations. 019797

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The Winemasters, Faith, Nicholas
5 The Winemasters
Faith, Nicholas
New York Harper & Row 1978 0060112646 / 9780060112646 First Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 328 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has two long closed tears at folds - now enclosed in archival quality removable mylar cover. The story behind the glory and the scandal of Bordeaux. For two centuries a small group of wine merchants (originally from Germany, Britain, and Ireland but living in Bordeaux) dominated the sale of clarets and sauternes for which the Bordeaux region is famous. The Winemasters tells of these families--called the Chartronnais after the district where they lived--and ot their stormy relations with the men who actually grew the grapes and made the wines. 027659

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Alexis Lichine's Guide to the Wines and Vineyards of France, Lichine, Alexis
6 Alexis Lichine's Guide to the Wines and Vineyards of France
Lichine, Alexis
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1982 0394708903 / 9780394708904 Revised and Expanded Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean trade paperback, no creasing or chipping. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with maps. 483 pages with index. Revised and expanded edition with maps, itineraries, hotel and restaurant recommendations. A comprehensive guide to French wine country. 027678

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The Wine Revolution in France: The Twentieth Century, Loubere, Leo A.
7 The Wine Revolution in France: The Twentieth Century
Loubere, Leo A.
Princeton University Press 1990 0691055920 / 9780691055923 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (light dust speckling -foxing). No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 148 pages with index. Jacket is clean and bright, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025868

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Little Coquette - The Story of a French Girlhood, McCormick, Renee de Fontarce
8 Little Coquette - The Story of a French Girlhood
McCormick, Renee de Fontarce
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped jacket. Gray cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine - no bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the French by Leander J. McCormick. Decorations by Susanne Suba. 295 pages. Dust jacket is clean (very slightly age-toned), not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), small chip at top spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears). Author photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Renee de Fontarce was born in France of one of those ancient families whose sole concern was pleasure. at the Fontarce chateau all things took place regularly and in strict rotation: the hunts and the hunt breakfasts, the state dinners, the races, the annual 'cure' at some fashionable spa. Papa was amiable and bald, and a great lover of hroses, women, and good manners. Mama was beautiful and distant. Here then, is the life of the author born in 1899 at the turn of a new century. 025470

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Versailles and the Trianons, Nolhac, Pierre de
9 Versailles and the Trianons
Nolhac, Pierre de
New York Dodd Mead 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Renet Benet, Illustrator 
Clean decorated American trade binding with color illustrations by Rene Binet. Blue-green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Light rubbing to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate from previous owner on front fixed endpaper. 384 pages. 027635

Price: 28.00 USD
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The Secret Life of the Seine, Rosenblum, Mort
10 The Secret Life of the Seine
Rosenblum, Mort
Addison-Wesley Publishing Group 1994 0201624613 / 9780201624618 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in jacket. Clean unfaded blue-black boards with clean unfaded blue-black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The author, a world-weary foreign correspondent, moved aboard a 54-foot boat moored in the center of Paris. He becomes our guide to life along the river Seine, and to the many pleasures unique to this main artery ofthe heart of France. 018165

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Chateau and Country Life in France, Waddington, Mary King
11 Chateau and Country Life in France
Waddington, Mary King
New York Charles Scribner 1908 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, with 1908 on title page and "Published October, 1908" on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with decorated binding (chateau in white, red, black and gold), unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, but front free endpaper is missing. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, 23 additional black & white plates (all present). Gilt top edges. 333 pp. No previous owner markings (other than missing front free endpaper). 019867

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