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Spell of the Vienna Woods: Inspiration and Influence from Beethoven to Kafka (USED)

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Squares and Fountains of Rome (USED)

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Switzerland (USED)

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You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when visiting Switzerland. This book guides you through bustling Zurich and charming Luzern, colorful with flower-bedecked bridges. Crisscross the mountains on cable cars, trains, and hiking paths. Find an alpine retreat in the cliff-hanging village of Gimmelwald. Marvel at the Matterhorn, relax in Lugano, and take an unforgettable swim in Bern. Cruise Lake Geneva and savor the cozy small-town atmosphere of Appenzell. After a day of sightseeing and hiking the Alps, treat yourself to a glass of local wine, cheese fondue, and delicious Swiss chocolate. Rick's candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels, B&Bs, and restaurants in cities, villages, and resort towns. You'll learn how to plan scenic rail journeys, and which sights are worth your time and money. More than reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket."
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The American Southwest (USED)

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Created by local writers and photographers, Compass American Guides are the ultimate insider's guides, providing in-depth coverage of the history, culture and character of America's most spectacular destinations. Covering everything there is to see and do as well as choice lodging and dining, these gorgeous full-color guides are perfect for new and longtime residents as well as vacationers who want a deep understanding of the region they're visiting. Outstanding color photography, plus a wealth of archival imagesTopical essays and literary extractsDetailed color mapsGreat ideas for things to see and doCapsule reviews of hotels and restaurants

The Hidden Charles (USED)

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The Charles River is so much more than the river that runs through Boston. For much of its 80 miles, it flows through bucolic pastures, lush wooded canopies, towns and villages, coves, and places so secluded that you'll feel you're the first to discover them. This thoroughly revised and expanded guide leads outdoor lovers along the shores and down the waters of the Charles River with historical tales and personal anecdotes, plus:
-- canoeing, biking, and walking routes,
-- informative maps and directions,
-- resources for paddlers, hikers, bikers, anglers, and picnickers,
-- suggested outings and descriptive photographs.
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The Imagineering Field Guide to Epcot at Walt Disney World

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This user-friendly, beautifully illustrated guides are innovative and entertaining books that will enrich the Guests' time at one of the happiest places on earth. Who better to tour you around the Disney parks than the Imagineers who created them?

The Moscow Kremlin (USED)

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The Napa & Sonoma Book (USED)

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Explorer's Guide The Napa & Sonoma Book: Acclaimed by The Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator, and Wine & Spirits, provides in-depth reviews of well-known and undiscovered wineries, with a wealth of lodging, dining and recreation listings. Distinctive for their accuracy, simplicity, and conversational tone, the diverse travel guides in our Explorer's Great Destinations series meet the conflicting demands of the modern traveler. They're packed full of up-to-date information to help plan the perfect getaway. And they're compact and light enough to come along for the ride. A tool you'll turn to before, during, and after your trip, these guides include: chapters on lodging, dining, transportation, history, shopping, recreation; a section packed with practical information, such as lists of banks, hospitals, post offices, laundromats, numbers for police, fire, and rescue, and other relevant information; maps of regions and locales; and more.
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The Romance of Country Inns (USED)

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The Rough Guide to Devon & Cornwall (USED)

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The Rough Guide to Devon & Cornwall will be the most comprehensive guide available to England's most westerly counties. Alongside listings of accommodation, eating, drinking and entertainment, it covers the best beaches and cultural attractions without any of the promotional gloss which usually clouds the issue, including tips on the best times to go, and the places to avoid. Coverage includes all the major towns, from Exeter to Penzance, as well as the English Riviera, Dartmoor, Plymouth, the beaches of north Devon, the south Cornwall coast, the Penwith peninsula, St Ives and the Scilly Isles.
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The Rough Guide to Laos (USED)

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The Rough Guide to Laos is your definitive guide to this fascinating country. The 24-page full-colour introduction highlights all the 'things not to miss', from the Buddhist temples of Louang Phabang to the French colonial architecture of Vientiane, Laos'' capital. The guide reviews all the top places to stay, eat and drink to suit every budget and the brand-new 'author's picks' feature highlights the very best options. Whether you want to go elephant-trekking in the jungle or explore the caves at Vang Viang this guide has all the practical advice you will need. There are detailed chapters on Laos' history, religion, art and culture and maps and plans for every region.

The Rough Guide to Laos is like having a local friend plan your trip.

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The Rough Guide to Turkey (USED)

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This fully revised and thoroughly updated sixth edition of the Rough Guide to Turkey is your ultimate handbook to this fascinating country.A full colour section introduces Turkey''s highlights, from the markets of Istanbul to the rock churches of Cappadocia. There are informed accounts of the country''s wide-ranging sights and incisive reviews of the best places to eat, sleep and drink in every price range. Throughout the guide there is practical advice on everything from bazaar shopping to chartering a yacht. The authors also provide expert background on Turkish history, literature, music and film and the guide comes complete with easy-to-read maps for every region.

The Rough Guide to Turkey is your ultimate handbook to this fascinating country.

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The RV-er's Bible (USED)

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"The RVer's Bible" is the ultimate guide to living and traveling in a recreational vehicle. From purchasing, maintaining, and driving the rig to navigating the emotional pitfalls of life on the road, this handbook covers all the bases including: Buying and equipping your RV -- and how not to overpay; Safety checks and driving school; Campgrounds and stopping places; Caravans and clubs; Tips on saving money on the road; The RV chef and much more! Avid RVers, Kim and Sunny Baker took their first trip in 1976 and have been traveling together, living full time and part time in RVs, through four seasons and three countries.

The World's Greatest Buildings (USED)

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Thin Places; A Pilgrimage Home (USED)

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Thin Places is an eloquent meditation on what it means to move between cultures and how one might finally come home, a particular paradox in a culture that lacks deep ties to the natural world. During the 1990s, Ann Armbrecht, an American anthropologist, made several trips to northeastern Nepal to research how the Yamphu Rai acquired, farmed, and held onto their land; how they perceived their area's recent designation as a national park and conservation area; and whether--as she believed--they held a wisdom about living on the earth that the industrialized West had forgotten.

What Armbrecht found instead were men and women who shared her restlessness, people also driven by the feeling that there must be more to life than they could find in their village. "We each blamed our dissatisfaction on something in the world," she writes, "not something in ourselves or in the stories we told ourselves about that world. If only we lived elsewhere, then we would be at home."

Charting Armbrecht's travels in the mountains of Nepal and in the United States and her disintegrating marriage back home, Thin Places is ultimately an exploration not of the sacred far-off but of the sacredness of places that are between--between the internal and external landscape, the self and others, and the self and the land. She finds that home is not a place where we arrive but a way of being in place, wherever that place may be. Along the way, Armbrecht explores the disconnections in our most intimate relationships, how they stem from the same disconnections that create our destruction of the land, and how one cannot be healed without attending to the other.

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Thomas Jefferson's Flower Garden at Monticello (USED)

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The restoration of the flower gardens at Monticello in 1941, sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia, was the result of Edwin Betts's scholarly research and Hazlehurst Perkins's practical gardening skills. Thomas Jefferson's Flower Garden at Monticello presents the evolution of Jefferson's ornamental gardening efforts with an analysis of the flower gardens as they were planned, planted, and ultimately restored.

No early American gardens were as well-documented as those at Monticello, which became an experimental station, a botanic garden of new and unusual plants from around the world. Betts and Perkins communicate here the nature and sources of Jefferson's intelligent venture into ornamental gardening.

The third edition includes a revised plant list, annotation of the more than 100 species cultivated in the flower garden, and new illustrations.

Travels in Italy; Selections from the Commentarii of Pope Pius II (USED)

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Under the Tuscan Sun (USED)

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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, " she brings the lyrical voice of a poet, the eye of a seasoned traveler, and the discerning palate of a cook and food writer to invite readers to explore the pleasures of Italian life and to feast at her table.

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Vermont New Hampshire & Maine Best Hikes with Children (USED)

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Guides to day hikes and overnighters for families. Tips on hiking with kids, safety, and fostering a wilderness ethic.
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Video night in Kathmandu (USED)

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When TIME magazine writer Pico Iyer set out to explore the East, what he found was: Mohawk haircuts in Bali; yuppies in Hong Kong, a local movie industry that produces not one, but five Rambo ripoffs in Bombay; and young Filipinos rendering a perfect imitation of the latest Madonna song.
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Walk in the Woods (USED)

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For reasons even he didn't understand, Bill Bryson decided in 1996 to walk the 2,100-mile Appalachian trail. Winding from Georgia to Maine, this uninterrupted 'hiker's highway' sweeps through the heart of some of America's most beautiful and treacherous terrain. Accompanied by his infamous crony, Stephen Katz, Bryson risks snake bite and hantavirus to trudge up unforgiving mountains, plod through swollen rivers, and yearn for cream sodas and hot showers. This amusingly ill-conceived adventure brings Bryson to the height of his comic powers, but his acute eye also observes an astonishing landscape of silent forests, sparkling lakes, and other national treasures that are often ignored or endangered. Fresh, illuminating, and uproariously funny, "A Walk in the Woods" showcases Bill Bryson at his very best.
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Wandering Across America

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Wandering Across America chronicles the 2015 Great American Road Trip of Kathy and Larry Grimaldi. The journey fulfilled a lifelong dream of driving cross country and exploring familiar landmarks, as well as some out-of-theway stops along the trail. Kathy was the Academic Department Manager for Anthropology Brown University. She retired from her 28-year career at Brown in 2014. Larry was Chief of Program Development for communications projects at the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs. He wrote the Taking Charge columns for the Providence Journal and the Seniors Ask column that appeared regularly in many of the state's daily and weekly newspapers. Larry retired after 40 years of state service in 2015. When they are not travelling, they live in North Providence, Rhode Island.
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Weekend for Two in southern California

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From picturesque inns and chic spa hotels, to cozy bed & breakfasts, author and tireless romantic Bill Gleeson has brought together his favorite Southern California getaways for two in this fully revised edition. With 50 dreamy options - 20 all new - there's something to whet every appetite. Ocean lovers can head to the coast for a morning stroll along the beach and a gourmet breakfast served in the garden. For those on mountain time, a day of skiing turns into an evening of hot toddies in front of a roaring fire. And for stressed-out twosomes craving open spaces, the desert offers golf, some spa tlc, and secluded cottages to snuggle in, complete with breathtaking views. Each wonderful getaway is illustrated with gorgeous photographs and includes all the pertinent information, so the only surprises are those of the romantic variety.
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Weekend for Two in the Southwest

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Completely revised and updated, Weekends for Two in the Southwest presents 50 of the best locales for lovers in Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado. Illustrated with 200 glorious color photographs, it offers detailed descriptions--including rates, amenities, and ambience--for each inn and resort, plus suggestions for restaurants and daytime excursions, capturing the warmth, spirituality, and allure of one of the most beautiful places in the world.
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Why LA, Pourquoi Paris? (USED)

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Of all the world's great metropolises, Paris and Los Angeles are among those that house the most significant and immediately recognizable cultural milieus. From the Champs-Élysées to the Sunset Strip, Marilyn Monroe to Brigitte Bardot, LACMA to Louvre, there is plenty for visitors and residents alike to fall in love with these storied cities -- and in Why LA? Pourquoi Paris?, for the first time ever, they are revealed in parallel. Written in English and French by Diane Ratican -- a Los Angeles based entrepreneur who calls Paris her second home -- with illustrations by acclaimed artists Eric Giriat (Paris) and Nick Lu (Los Angeles), Why LA? Pourquoi Paris? is a gorgeous, full-color, 272-page collectible art book, travel guide, and personal journey. Playfully 'connecting the dots' between respective historical landmarks, architectural icons, style codes, and cultural peculiarities, Ratican weaves a compelling narrative throughout Why LA? Pourquoi Paris?, which is interspersed with quotes from famed L.A. and Paris residents such as Walt Disney, Jim Morrison, Coco Chanel, and Ernest Hemingway. Colorful, charming illustrations by Girat and Lu -- many of which are available to purchase as prints via online contemporary art dealer Image Republic -- compare and contrast the foods, fashions, cultures, and cityscapes of the City of Stars and City of Lights. And, as an added bonus, precise GPS coordinates are included next to each illustrated page bringing the experience of these two incredible cities 'off the page' and into the real world! Cleverly divided into seven distinct sections, Why LA, Pourquoi Paris? looks at: * Cityscapes & Landmarks Magnifiques * Culture Célébre: Cinema, Entertainment & Glamour * Fashion, Style & Shopping à la Mode * Sports & Leisure * Communicating Ideas: Art & Culture * Cuisine & Dining * Cities in Motion "I have lived in Los Angeles most of my life, and never tire of waking up each day to it," writes Ratican in the book's foreword. "It is an eclectic, energetic, and stunningly beautiful place." "However, like a true Parisian woman who believes she can have the best of both worlds, Los Angeles is my husband and Paris is my lover," she continues. "Paris has its own drama and majesty, and like no other city I have ever traveled to, enables me to experience the privilege of being who I really am." A singular, delightful, and beautiful addition to the art book market brimming with joie de vivre and cool California glamour, Why LA? Pourquoi Paris? is a must-have for the bookcases, coffee tables, and suitcases of jetsetters, art lovers, culture enthusiasts alike.
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Winter Trails: The Best Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Trails (USED)

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Designed for all levels, from consummate winter recreational skiers and snowshoers to beginners and families, Winter Trails(tm) will lead you to the best places to snowshoe or cross-country ski in Vermont and New Hampshire. Be it a day trip or a two-hour jaunt, you can enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of the great outdoors in winter with these 39 carefully researched trails. Each outing is described in detail and includes information about the natural landscape, such as distance in miles, trail difficulty, surface quality, and more. New converts to the winter sports of outdoor snowshoeing and cross-country skiing will also find a rundown of proper equipment and clothing suggestions, as well as tips on safety, navigation, and trail etiquette. Use this guide to explore the best trails that Vermont and New Hampshire have to offer.
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You Know You're in Rhode Island When... (USED)

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Many worry that these United States are becoming too much like each other--but Rhode Islanders know better. Fun for all ages, this trivia-cum-brag book highlights and celebrates the Ocean State's history, traditions, cuisine, and lingo with humor.
For example, you know you're in Rhode Island when...
* All roads lead to Memory Lane
* You root for the Pawtucket Red Sox
* Kids grow up drinking coffee milk
* The state bird is a chicken