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Wonderful Quercy.

By: AUBARBIER, Jean-Luc. BINET, Michel and BOUCHARD, Jean-Pierre.:

Price: £8.50

Publisher: France: Editions Ouest. 1990.:

Seller ID: 25150


"A land full of marvels, of beauty, of admirable medieval villages, such St.Cirq Lapopie, Collonges, Turenne, Bruniquel, to name but a few; of towns like Figeac and St.Cere which have preserved their essential Gothic or Renaissance character". 26cms x 19cms. Pp 125, full of colour illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. VG. View more info

Highway and Byways in Normandy . By Percy Dearmer, M.A. With Illustrations By Joseph Pennell.

By: DEARMER, Percy / PENNELL, Joseph (illustrator) .

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1900 . 0:

Seller ID: 34596


First edition. A very good later binding. Black quarter calf over marbled boards. Polished black calf spine with 5 raised bands and silver gilt titles. Light foxing to frontis and title, otherwise clean text with only a few blemishes. pp.14/[2pp.]/pp.368/[2pp. - adverts]. A very good book. ** Percy Dearmer was born in 1867 and died in 1936. His first wife Mabel died in Serbia on July 11th 1915. Their younger son Christopher was killed in the Dardanelles. Their elder son Geoffrey Dearmer was a poet and BBC writer who died aged 103 in August 1996. On August 19th 1916 Percy Dearmer married Nan... View more info

A Ramble Through Normandy ; Or, Scenes, Characters, and Incidents in a Sketching Excursion Through Calvados.

By: MUSGRAVE, George M.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: David Bogue, 1855.:

Seller ID: 44945


1st edition. Pp.565, frontispiece + 2 further full page plates and numerous vignette illustrations throughout including to title page, small bookseller's label (J.T.Hinkins, Bookseller, Stationer, Circulating Library, Moonee Ponds) to inside front board, spotting to preliminaries, plates and closed page edges. Blue blind-stamped cloth a little rubbed, gilt title to spine. G+.** "Musgrave was an assiduous traveller, and probably knew the surface of France better than any Englishman since Arthur Young's day. He also explored the recesses of Sicily and wandered on the coasts of the Adriatic,... View more info

Loire Valley Normandy Brittany.

By: ROBERTSON, Ian.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Ernest Benn. 1978.:

Seller ID: 16226


"The rocky bays and sands of many favourite resorts along the coastline from Calais to La Rochelle are described here together with cathedrals, abbeys and village churches of rural Normandy". Pp 390. Maps and plans. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info