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The Living in... series takes you on an armchair visit of the houses, gardens, museums and palaces of the world's most beautiful countries and cities. From Norway to Istanbul, from Portugal to London, discover the neglected treasures and hidden delights of regions which still harbor secrets to enchant even the most world-weary traveler. And for those inspired to visit, each volume includes an exclusive traveler's guide.
In Living in Paris, José Alvarez provides the context-historical, literary, artistic, etc.-while Christian Sarramon and Nicolas Bruant provide 400 color photos of the buildings, the interior design, the neighborhoods, parks, gardens, shops, ateliers, museums and hangouts preferred by those who live in the city of lights. The book ends with a lengthy Visitor's Guide listing addresses, phone numbers and descriptions for hotels, shops, restaurants, stores and more for each neighborhood.
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José Alvarez, founding publisher of Éditions du Regard, is a specialist in art, decorative arts, and twentieth-century architecture. He contributes regularly to art and decorative arts journals.Christian Sarramon, photographer, has published numerous books with Flammarion including Provence Style, Living in Provence, Living in Paris, Gardens in Normandy, and The Book of Roses. Nicolas Bruant, photographer, specializes in interior design, architecture, travel and wildlife.From Booklist:
Oh, to have the opportunity of doing just as the title says! This captivating book is even better to look at in the company of another person with Parisian sympathies, so remembrances can be compared as contents are browsed. With the aid of stunning photography by Christian Sarramon and Nicolas Bruant, text author Alvarez virtually makes love to Paris--its history, its charms--within these luscious pages, first presenting a tour of the districts of the City of Lights, then offering specific focus on different aspects of the appearance and joie de vivre of Paris, including parks and gardens, building interiors, and rendezvous places. A practical guide for travelers is appended, providing information on hotels, restaurants, etc. Brad Hooper
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Book Description Flammarion. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2080136216 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1761909