SOLD today to our new Etsy customer in Chicago. It’s a superb and flawless 1985 edition. Original purchase price was $75.00. Another very happy customer who is presenting this book as a “gift.” We are thrilled when our books sell. Some of us still love the feel of a book in our hand.
Versailles a historical monument; an informative history of the monument, illustrated in color and black and white; a selection of literary excerpts about the monument and a comprehensive reference section. Versailles, the palace is a true Wonder of Man. Built by King Louis XIV because he was in love with a women and a place. Versailles is the most popular visit in France, even to this day This volume is a fresh history lesson and the pictorials definitely take you to this magnificent place. 9″ x 11.5″ x 3/4″ If you have not visited Versailles this book will urge you on to do so. If you have visited this grand chateau, this book is a wonderful memory of the magnificent opulence of this time period in France’s long history.
Book, Monet’s Table – The Cooking Journal of Claude Monet. Text by Claire Joyes, Photographs by Jean Bernard Naudin. Monet had a passion for comfort and fine living. This book takes you into the private culinary world of Claude Monet. All the recipes have been expertly prepared, tested and served. It’s a collectors diary of Monet’s favorite recipes from his world travels. “9 x 11″ x 1”. Hard copy/excellent condition book jacket. Copyright 1989. Selling on etsy.com at ContessasHome. $25
Book, New York Review Children’s Collection,
OUNCE DICE TRICE by Alastar Reid, Drawings by Ben Shahn. Copyright 1958. This book is a collection of “odd” words and names to amuse and amaze. In this book you will find old words, new words and family words. This book may inspire you to start collecting “words”. You may develop an affection for words after pursuing this volume. 60 pages, 8″ x 10″.
Be inspired! Selling on etsy.com at ContessasHome. $15
Volume, collectors edition. Copyright 2002, Simon and Schuster. Front jacket from the film Ash Wednesday. Book titled, “Elizabeth Taylor, My Love Affair With Jewelry.” Definitely a book for those enticed and with a keen interest in fine jewelry and Elizabeth Taylor. This book encompasses the first time all of Elizabeth’s jewelry was photographed in one complete collection. 200 illustrations, including 175 full-color photographs. 12.5″ x 10″ x 1.” The hard copy volume book is lavender, Elizabeth’s favorite color. The volume and black and white book jacket are in superb and almost perfect condition. Selling on EBAY.COM at ContessasHome. $25