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1 KYOTO: Dear Old Capital of Japan [Yamakei Color Guide]
Tokyo, Japan : Yama-To-Keikoku Sha Co., Ltd., 1968. 
Binding is Hardcover with DJ . Except for one page in English all the text is in Japan, but most of the pages are full-page, color photographs with no borders. Bound in illustrated boards, 7 3/8" x 5 1/16", 194 [+2] pages. Well illustrated with color photographs. CONDITION: Very Good condition book (Fine is our highest grade, then Very Good) in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Some rubbing to the bottom edge of the binding and signs of light wear. Tight and intact with NO markings of any type (handwriting, underlining, handwriting, ownership markings, etc.). Two photographs of this book are available on request. #011388 
Price: 28.45 USD
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2 Acton, Harold; with Photographs by Alexander Zielcke Great Houses of Italy: The Tuscan Villas
New York : A Studio Book / The Viking Press, 1973. 0670349712 / 9780670349715 
First U.S. Edition . Binding is Hardcover with DJ . Bound in brick-colored cloth, 12 1/8" x 9 5/8", Illustrated with 126 plates in photogravure, 19 text illustrations and 34 color plates. CONDITION: As is standard with this book, the text pages were printed on high-pulp content pages which are now tanning, especially around the edges. Otherwise, the book is in Near Fine condition (Fine is our highest grade) in a Near Fine dust jacket. This book is in gift condition. A photograph of this book is available on request. #011774 
Price: 37.95 USD
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3 Fielding, Daphne The Nearest Way Home
London : Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1970. 
First Edition . Binding is Hardcover with DJ . 8.75" x 5.5", 275 pages. Bound in textured, yellow boards (textured to look like cloth) with a square purple square section on the spine that is designed to look like an onlaid label. The "label" contains gilt lettering. CONDITION: Very Good book (Fine is our highest grade, then Very Good) in a Near Fine dust jacket. The book has a previous owner's name is written lightly in pen on the upper-right corner of the free front endpaper. Edges lightly soiled. The yellow boards are exceptionally bright due to the dust jacket. The dust jacket has some yellowing to the top and bottom edges of the white flaps and a touch of wear at the four "corners" of the spine portion of the jacket. "...describes the search for a perfect home not only for Daphne Fielding and her husband, Xan, but for their ever increasing number of friends and pets." #010675 
Price: 28.45 USD
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4 Hodgson, Mary; Lunt, Lydia Excursion to Loweswater: A Lakeland Visit, 1865
London [U.K. Publication] : Macdonald Orbis, 1987. 0356145417 / 9780356145419 
First Edition . Binding is Hardcover with DJ . Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering and decorative borders. 9 1/2" x 7 1/4", 144 pages. Well illustrated (mostly in black-and-white, but some color illustrations too). In a diary / sketch book format. CONDITION: Fine condition book (our highest grade) in a Near Fine dust jacket. #011730 
Price: 11.88 USD
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5 Hotton, Georgia Introduction to Resort Management
Chicago : Nelson-Hall, 1982. 0882296760 / 9780882296760 
First Edition . Binding is Hardcover with DJ . 201 pages. CONDITION: Top of the spine is lightly bumped and one leaf is creased (a manufacturing error, because when unfolded it is larger than the surrounding pages). Otherwise, the Book is in Fine condition (Fine is our highest grade) in a Near Fine dust jacket. #011442  
Price: 9.45 USD
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6 Ovsianikov, Yuri; Photographs by Guy Bouchet Invitation to Russia
New York : Rizzoli, 1990. 0847811603 / 9780847811601 
First U.S. Edition . Binding is Hardcover with DJ . 11.25" x 9.75", 192 pages. Well illustrated with color photographs. CONDITION: Small red remainder mark on the bottom edge (next to the spine, so not overly obvious); otherwise, the book is in Near Fine condition (Fine is our highest grade) in a Near Fine dust jacket. #011564 
Price: 11.35 USD
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7 Sanderson, Catherine Petite Anglaise: A True Story ["In Paris. In Love. In Trouble"]
New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2008. 0385522800 / 9780385522809 
First Edition Advance Reading Copy (ARC) . Binding is Trade Paperback . Advance Reading Copy ("Firster than a First Edition"). 296 pages. CONDITION: Very Good+ condition book (Fine is our highest grade). The true story of an Englishwoman in Paris with her bilingual toddler and a troubled relationship, who reinvents herself through a blog as Petite Anglaise (a site which boasts over 100,000 visitors per month). #011662 
Price: 4.70 USD
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