Paris Portrait Of A City
From the incomparable John Baxter, the bestselling author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World, a sumptuous and definitive portrait of Paris through the seasons, highlighting the unique tastes, sights, and changing personality of the city in spring, summer, fall, and winter."A man with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick."- NewsdayWhen the common people of France revolted in 1789, one of the first ways they chose to correct the excesses of the monarchy and the church was to rename the months of the year.
"Stories Of Love From The City Of Love". Fall in love with the most romantic city in the world. Paris, the City of Light. This critically acclaimed, box-office smash combines visions from the world's top directors - the Coen brothers ("Fargo"), Alexander Payne ("Sideways"), Gus Van Sant ("Good Will Hunting") - and some of America's top stars - Natalie Portman ("Closer"), Elijah Wood ("The Lord Of the Rings"), Juliette Binoche ("Chocolat") - who together create a panoramic portrait of this photogenic city.
.In this elegant and accessible book, the photographer Eric Sander and the journalist Eric Jansen offer a portrait of Louis Benech's gardens in all their beauty and subtlety This book presents twelve French gardens designed by Louis Benech, from the Jardin du Soleil et des Nuages at the Chateau de Villandry to Square Nicolas Forestier in inner-city Paris, via an estate in the Sologne, a Normandy manor house, a Breton flower garden, an exotic oasis in central Paris, a project in the footsteps of Russell Page in Burgundy, and the gardens of the Chateau de Pange, officially recognized by the French Ministry of Culture as a jardin remarquable.
From the grand master of the historical novel comes a dazzling, epic portrait of the City of Light Internationally bestselling author Edward Rutherfurd has enchanted millions of readers with his sweeping, multigenerational dramas that illuminate the great achievements and travails throughout history. In this breathtaking saga of love, war, art, and intrigue, Rutherfurd has set his sights on the most magnificent city in the world: Paris.
Limited edition of 2,000 sets. Berenice Abbott was one of the most versatile photographic artists of the twentieth century and her work has been published and publicized since the beginning of her career in 1925. She is best known for her Paris portraits of the 1920s and her documentation of New York City in the 1930s but, like most great artists, Abbott's reputation has rested on a small portion of her life's work.