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Slipping into Paradise: Why I Live in New Zealand

By: "Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345466341

ISBN: 0345466349

Condition: GOOD


In the tradition of "Under the Tuscan Sun" and "A Year in Provence, " here is Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson's ode to his personal paradise-his adopted home, New Zealand. After living in California, why did Masson settle- out of all the places on earth-in such a faraway land? It turns out that while visiting a beautiful sandy beach just fifteen minutes from bustling Auckland, Masson and his family were utterly seduced by the exotic locale. There was little deliberation. This place, surrounded by lush forest on a bay dotted with volcanic islands, would be their new home.Masson takes readers on a... View more info

The Snow Leopard

By: "Matthiessen, Peter"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553206517

ISBN: 0553206516

Condition: GOOD


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Quinze Jours a Naples

By: "Maurel, Andre"

Price: $25.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Librairie Hachette: (Undated)

Edition: (Neuvieme Edition)

Seller ID: 88T028

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, yellowed, clean interior, age soil to exterior, slight curl. Corner bumps and wear to spine ends. Tan with orange lettering and design. ""Ouvrage illustre de Quatre-Vingt-seize Gravures et de 16 Plans"" 210 pages, stitched (7x4.5""). Text in French. " View more info

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Under the Tuscan Sun

By: "Mayes, frances"

Price: $7.50

Seller ID: 9780767916066

ISBN: 0767916069

Condition: very good


Now in paperback, the #1 "San Francisco Chronicle" bestseller that is an enchanting and lyrical look at the life, the traditions, and the cuisine of Tuscany, in the spirit of Peter Mayle's "A Year in Provence." Frances Mayes entered a wondrous new world when she began restoring an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. There were unexpected treasures at every turn: faded frescos beneath the whitewash in her dining room, a vineyard under wildly overgrown brambles in the garden, and, in the nearby hill towns, vibrant markets and delightful people. In "Under the Tuscan Sun,... View more info

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A Year in Provence

By: "Mayle, Peter"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679731146

ISBN: 0679731148

Condition: very good


National Bestseller In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to realize a long-cherished dream and actually move into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in the remote country of the Luberon with his wife and two large dogs. He endures January's frosty mistral as it comes howling down the Rhone Valley, discovers the secrets of goat racing through the middle of town, and delights in the glorious regional cuisine. A Year in Provence transports us into all the earthy pleasures of Provencal life and lets us live vicariously at a tempo governed by seasons, not by ... View more info

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Encore Provence: New Adventures in the South of France

By: "Mayle, Peter"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780679762690

ISBN: 0679762698

Condition: GOOD


In his most delightful foray into the wonders of Provençal life, Peter Mayle returns to France and puts behind him cholesterol worries, shopping by phone, California wines, and other concerns that plagued him after too much time away. In Encore Provence, Mayle gives us a glimpse into the secrets of the truffle trade, a "parfumerie" lesson on the delicacies of scent, an exploration of the genetic effects of 2,000 years of foie gras, and a small-town murder mystery that reads like the best fiction. Here, too, are Mayle's latest tips on where to find the best honey, cheese, or "chambre d'... View more info

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McCarthy's Bar: A Journey of Discovery In Ireland

By: "McCarthy, Pete"

Price: $9.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin:

Seller ID: 9780312311339

ISBN: 0312311338

Condition: very good


The #1 Irish BestsellerDespite the many exotic places Pete McCarthy has visited, he finds that nowhere else can match the particular magic of Ireland, his mother's homeland. In McCarthy's Bar, his journey begins in Cork and continues along the west coast to Donegal in the north. Traveling through spectacular landscapes, but at all times obeying the rule, "never pass a bar that has your name on it," he encounters McCarthy's bars up and down the land, meeting fascinating people before pleading to be let out at four o'clock in the morning. Written by someone who is at once an insider and... View more info

Kilimandjaroflug

By: "Mittelholzer, Walter"

Price: $32.36

Publisher: "Zurich, Switzerland", Orell Fussli Verlag: 1930

Seller ID: 4DH018

Condition: VERY GOOD/No DJ


"Tight, slightly sunned spine, clean, w/slight tilt. Spine ends softened. Tan cloth w/gilt lettering. Slight wer to cloth at bottom edge. Flug von Zürich via Rom, Neapel, Athen, Kairo, Karthum nach Kenia und retour. 121 black & white photos - some spectacular. Text in German." View more info

Salzbourg Cite Ardente

By: "Mollat du Jourdin, Guy"

Price: $18.23

Publisher: "Paris, France", Les Editions Inter-Nationales: 1949

Edition: (1st Edition)

Seller ID: 49T025

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Yellowed, tight, clean for age & square. Spine faded. Small rips at top of spine edges. Small rip on top rear cover. Pages uncut. 102 pages. 16 photos. Text in French." View more info

L'Ame des Cites

By: "Mollat du Jourdin, Guy"

Price: $18.23

Publisher: "Paris, France", Les Editions Inter-Nationales: 1946

Edition: 1st?

Seller ID: 49T026

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Yellowed, tight, clean for age & square. Spine faded. Small rips at bottom of spine edges. Small rip on top rear cover. Pages cut. 337 pages. 13 illustrations Text in French. Visits to ""Stockholm, Tunis, Changhai, Londres, Buenos-Aires, New York, Le Caire, Montreal, Rio de Janeiro, Tolede, Copenhague, Athenes & Jerusalem""" View more info

"In Viking Land - Norway: Its People, Its Fjords and its Fjelds"

By: "Monroe, W. S."

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", L. C. Page & Company: 1908

Seller ID: 5-2T018

Condition: FAIR


"Text block is tight, with rough cut side and bottom edges and bright gilt top edge, but endpapers are cracked along inner hinges. Front and back covers are wonderfully bright and unmarked but have rubbing at corners and spine hinge. Spine covering is bright and clean but softened at ends. The frontispiece photo of King Haakon VII still has it's protective tissue. 332 indexed pages, illustrated throughout with black and white photos, plus ""Suggestions for Travelers"" and Bibliography." View more info

Which Tribe Do You Belong To?

By: "Moravia, Alberto (Angus Davidson, trans.)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "St. Albans, UK", Panther / Granada: 1976

Seller ID: 36P002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, bright covers, slight age tanning to pages, clean, square. Faintest chipping to cover edges. African diary of 5 trips made in the 1960s and 70s…""Avoiding the tourist traps and Europeanized resorts…covered thousands of miles travelling the little-known back roads in the very heart of the continent..."" 222 pages." View more info

The Land of Italy

By: "More, Jasper"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "London, Uk", B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1950

Edition: "(2nd edition, Revised)"

Seller ID: 4-OT016

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. No dust jacket. Slight softening of spine ends, 2 pages with folded corners, a few pages with underlining, one of which has a small repaired rip. Red cloth with gilt lettering. 264, indexed pages with 164 black and white photos plus map end papers. A thoroughly chatty and highly opinionated view of what you might want to see touring Italy, written shortly after WWII. A fun read toward planning a trip rather than a travel guide." View more info

The Great Book of New York: The Crazy History of New York with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States) (Volume 2)

By: "O'Neill, Bill"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform:

Seller ID: 9781717504814

ISBN: 1717504817

Condition: GOOD


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"Hechingen, Die Reihe Archivbilder "

By: "Oster, Uwe A."

Price: $44.95

Publisher: "Erfurt, Germany", Sutton Verlag GmbH: 2000

Seller ID: 8-6X001

ISBN: 3897022230

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Text in German. Tight, bright, clean and square. Long gift inscription on the first page. Multiple folds at the bottom corner of the front cover. Small chip on the edge of the back cover. Light fold at the edges. Price on the cover has been darkened. 128 pages labeled black and white photos. Text auf Deutsch. Dicht, hell, sauber und quadratisch. Lange Geschenk-Inschrift auf der ersten Seite. Mehrere Falten an der unteren Ecke der vorderen Abdeckung. Kleiner Chip am Rand der hinteren Abdeckung. Leichte Falte an den Kanten. Preis auf dem Abdeckung ist verdunkelt worden. 128 Seiten beschrift... View more info

Wildflowers of the Holyland

By: "Paz, Uzi"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Secaucus, NJ", "Chartwell Books, Inc.": c1979

Seller ID: 04Y020

ISBN: 0890092273

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Poor


"As new except for gift inscription and faint age soil to top , exterior page edges. DJ is present and shiny but has edgewear and a large chunk missing. 100 annotated pages of large, color photos of wildflowers with identification and seasonal information. 11x8.25"" (27.9x21cm). " View more info

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Fly Fishing Long Island: A Comprehensive Guide to Freshwater & Saltwater Angling (Countryman Guide)

By: "Peluso, Angelo"

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Countryman:

Seller ID: 9780881507591

ISBN: 0881507598

Condition: very good


Long Island--the Montauk area in particular--has been discovered as a world-renowned saltwater fly fishing destination. The fall runs of striped bass, bluefish, and false albacore draw anglers from far and near. The island also has world-class freshwater fisheries with such exotic opportunities as sea-run brown and rainbow trout. Bass and panfish abound in lakes and ponds. Yet, until now no one has done a comprehensive guide to the amazing fly fishing opportunities Long Island has to offer. Peluso will tell you everything you need to know from where to go to how to catch the big one. View more info

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Eyewitness Travel Guides to Cuba (Eyewitness Travel Guides)

By: "Publishing, DK"

Price: $12.45

Publisher: DK Travel:

Seller ID: 9780789483270

ISBN: 0789483270

Condition: GOOD


Recognized the world over by both seasoned and novice travelers, the Eyewitness Travel Guides are the most unique and comprehensive guides on the market. Let DK show you what other guides only tell you about Eyewitness Travel Guides set the standard for balancing sightseeing, historical, and practical information. Beautiful, specially commissioned photographs and spectacular 3-D aerial views reveal the charm of each city, country, or region. Each guide also includes a special survival guide that provides information on local customs, currency, medical services, and transportation. Recognized ... View more info

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Wineries with Style

By: "Richards,Peter"

Price: $39.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Mitchell Beazley / Octopus Publishing: 2004

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-NY010

ISBN: 1840009004

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! ""a visual tour of eighty of the world's most striking, fascinating , and impressive wineries from seventeen wine countries…fact boxes with contact details, wine tips and visitor information, plus a world map that provides easy reference...over 200 color photographs..."" 192 indexed, illustrated pages. 9.5x11.8x1""" View more info

Croisieres en Mediterranee

By: "Ricord, Maurice"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: France, Arthaud: 1953

Seller ID: 00X002

Condition: GOOD


"Stitched quires coming loose from spine backing, slight yellowing of pages of type, bright cover, light age soil to exterior edges, slight curl. ""Ouvrage orne de 165 heliogravures"" 165 full page, art-quality, black and white photos of the sights along the Mediterranean cruises described in the text. Unpaginated (@200 pages). Text in French" View more info