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Product Description: This walking guide for those taking in the cultural highlight of Venice is complete with paintings, photographs, and engravings that reveal how the city became what it is today "None of Venice's innumerable chroniclers have portrayed the Serenissima's character with quite such a combination of the scholarly, the informal and the intimate...read more
By Jan Morris (foreword by)

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9781843681090 | Pallas Athene Pub, November 1, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This walking guide for those taking in the cultural highlight of Venice is complete with paintings, photographs, and engravings that reveal how the city became what it is today "None of Venice's innumerable chroniclers have portrayed the Serenissima's character with quite such a combination of the scholarly, the informal and the intimate.
9780534343309, titled "Calculus: Concepts and Contexts" | Brooks/Cole Pub Co, April 1, 1998, cover price $153.95 | also contains Calculus: Concepts and Contexts | About this edition: This text by best-selling author James Stewart embodies the broad principles of calculus reform--conceptual understanding motivated by real-world applications and the application of the "Rule of Four" in numerical, visual, algebraic, and verbal interpretations.

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9781843681083 | 9 edition (Pallas Athene Pub, November 1, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This walking guide for those taking in the cultural highlight of Venice is complete with paintings, photographs, and engravings that reveal how the city became what it is today "None of Venice's innumerable chroniclers have portrayed the Serenissima's character with quite such a combination of the scholarly, the informal and the intimate.
9780534343392, titled "I Never Knew I Had a Choice" | Brooks/Cole Pub Co, July 1, 1996, cover price $74.95 | also contains I Never Knew I Had a Choice | About this edition: Thousands of readers have been touched by Jerry and Marianne Corey's warm, frank, and very personal book, I Never Knew I Had a Choice.

By Jan Morris (introduced by)

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9781590179321 | Box edition (New York Review of Books, October 10, 2017), cover price $50.85

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Product Description: The story of how a simple touring holiday in Tasmania turned into a Who-Dun-It. ‘ . . . but worse than all of that, on the side of her fifty-year-old throat was an ugly gash from which came the dreadful corporeal flood, some of it deeply scarlet...read more

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9781511905336 | 2 lrg edition (Createspace Independent Pub, May 25, 2015), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The story of how a simple touring holiday in Tasmania turned into a Who-Dun-It.

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Product Description: Jan Morris returns to Venice in this loving tribute to one of the great Renaissance masters. In the course of writing Venice, her 1961 classic, Jan Morris became fascinated by the historical presence of a sometimes-overlooked Venetian painter...read more

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9780871407993 | Liveright Pub Corp, November 3, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Jan Morris returns to Venice in this loving tribute to one of the great Renaissance masters.

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Product Description: A New York Review Books OriginalHav is like no place on earth. Rumored to be the site of Troy, captured during the crusades and recaptured by Saladin, visited by Tolstoy, Hitler, Grace Kelly, and Princess Diana, this Mediterranean city-state is home to several architectural marvels and an annual rooftop race that is a feat of athleticism and insanity...read more
By Ursula K. Le Guin (introduced by) and Jan Morris

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9781590174494 | New York Review of Books, August 30, 2011, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A New York Review Books OriginalHav is like no place on earth.

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Product Description: Myth and legend shroud her in mystery. Now hear her story. From paradise to exile, from immortality to the death of Adam, experience the dawn of mankind through the eyes of Eve, the woman first known... as Havah. Praise for Havah: The Story of Eve"A passionate and riveting story of the Bible's first woman...read more

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9781433668791, titled "Havah: The Story of Eve" | Original edition (B & H Pub Group, August 1, 2010), cover price $14.99 | also contains Havah: The Story of Eve | About this edition: Myth and legend shroud her in mystery.

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Product Description: A delightful and hilarious companion for anyone taking a trip and an indispensable work for any fan of Jan Morris. With her travel chronicles unparalleled in twentieth-century literature, Jan Morris’s legendary books on Venice, Manhattan, and Trieste have made her one of our most beloved writers...read more

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9780393076400 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2010), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A delightful and hilarious companion for anyone taking a trip and an indispensable work for any fan of Jan Morris.

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Product Description: Norman Douglas’ famed novel of Capri is loved and derided in equal measure for its plot or lack thereof. A hedonistic journey through the hedonistic lives of the island’s inhabitants, South Wind is a classic of gentle satire. First published in 1917, Douglas’ roman a clef masterpiece has lost none of its freshness...read more
By Jan Morris (foreword by)

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9780955915659 | David Brown Book Co, August 1, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Norman Douglas’ famed novel of Capri is loved and derided in equal measure for its plot or lack thereof.

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Product Description: In 1955 the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, southeast of Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Sea, was a truly medieval Islamic State, shuttered against all progress under the aegis of its traditionalist and autocratic ruler. But it was also nearly the end of an imperial line, for in those days the British Government was still powerful in Arabia...read more

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9781906011178 | Reprint edition (Dufour Editions, December 15, 2008), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: In 1955 the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, southeast of Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Sea, was a truly medieval Islamic State, shuttered against all progress under the aegis of its traditionalist and autocratic ruler.
9781900209076 | Eland & Sickle Moon Books, June 15, 2004, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: In 1955 the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, southeast of Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Sea, was a truly medieval Islamic State, shuttered against all progress under the aegis of its traditionalist and autocratic ruler.

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Product Description: The great travel writer Jan Morris was born James Morris. James Morris distinguished himself in the British military, became a successful and physically daring reporter, climbed mountains, crossed deserts, and established a reputation as a historian of the British empire...read more

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9781590171899 | New York Review of Books, May 16, 2006, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The great travel writer Jan Morris was born James Morris.
9780805003611 | Reissue edition (Henry Holt & Co, October 1, 1987), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Drawing upon her own experiences, the distinguished English writer candidly discusses the phychological and physiological aspects of undergoing a sex change

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Product Description: At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey—to walk to Constantinople. A Time of Gifts is the rich account of his adventures as far as Hungary, after which Between the Woods and the Water continues the story to the Iron Gates that divide the Carpathian and Balkan mountains...read more
By Patrick Leigh Fermor and Jan Morris (introduced by)

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9781590171653 | New York Review of Books, October 10, 2005, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey—to walk to Constantinople.

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Product Description: The Times called Portmeirion the last folly of the Western World while The Guardian saw it as a giant gnomes' village. For eccentric architect Clough Williams-Ellis, the man who designed and built the resort, it was propaganda for good manners, a statement of how planned development could enhance rather than destroy its environment...read more

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9781851495221 | Antique Collectors Club Ltd, February 28, 2007, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: The Times called Portmeirion the last folly of the Western World while The Guardian saw it as a giant gnomes' village.

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9781843235279 | Gomer Pr, May 1, 2005, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Y Pentre Eidalaidd yng nghanol Gwynedd; llecyn delfrydol ar gyfer dihangfa.

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Shares the author's eyewitness accounts of such historical moments as the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, the Eichmann trial, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the relinquishment of Hong Kong, in a collection of writings that spans the latter half of the twentieth century. Reprint.

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9780393052084 | W W Norton & Co Inc, November 1, 2003, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Shares the author's eyewitness accounts of such historical moments as the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, the Eichmann trial, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the relinquishment of Hong Kong.

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9780393326482 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2005), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Shares the author's eyewitness accounts of such historical moments as the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, the Eichmann trial, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the relinquishment of Hong Kong, in a collection of writings that spans the latter half of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Accompanies the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, from July 7 - October 31, 2004
By Dea Birkett and Jan Morris (foreword by)

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9781855145269 | Natl Portrait Gallery Pubns, September 1, 2004, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Accompanies the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, London, from July 7 - October 31, 2004

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Product Description: Turner's paintings and watercolours of Venice have long been celebrated as some of the most extraordinary creations of his later career. Few other great artists have responded with such inventiveness to the conjunctions of water, light and architecture unique to Venice...read more

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9781854374806 | Tate Gallery Pubn, February 1, 2004, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Turner's paintings and watercolours of Venice have long been celebrated as some of the most extraordinary creations of his later career.

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Product Description: Depicting the rise and decline of the British Empire, this text tells the story from Queen Victoria's accession in 1837 to her diamond jubilee in 1897.

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9780156027748 | Harvest Books, December 1, 2002, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: The opening volume of Morris’s “Pax Britannica Trilogy,” this richly detailed work traces the rise of the British Empire, from the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne in 1837 to the celebration of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897.
9780156400060 | Mariner Books, May 1, 1980, cover price $16.00 | also contains Cruel Thing 1 | About this edition: Reviews the history of the Victorian Empire and examines incidents that affected imperial progress and power

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9781843794653 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, April 5, 2011), cover price $98.98 | About this edition: Depicting the rise and decline of the British Empire, this text tells the story from Queen Victoria's accession in 1837 to her diamond jubilee in 1897.
9781843794677 | Abridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, April 5, 2011), cover price $41.98 | About this edition: The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris's epic story of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill.

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Product Description: This centerpiece of the trilogy captures the British at the height of their vigor and self-satisfaction, imposing their traditions and tastes, their idealists and rascals, on diverse peoples of the world. Index. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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9780156028011 | Mariner Books, November 1, 2002, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: This centerpiece of the trilogy captures the British at the height of their vigor and self-satisfaction, imposing their traditions and tastes, their idealists and rascals, on diverse peoples of the world.
9780156714662 | Mariner Books, May 1, 1980, cover price $17.00 | also contains Experiments to Do on Your Family | About this edition: Captures the spirit, dimensions, and grandeur of the British Empire at its zenith during the late nineteenth century

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Product Description: Here's a book for lovers of all things Italian. This city on the Adriatic has always tantalized Jan Morris with its moodiness and changeability. After visiting Trieste for more than half a century, she has come to see it as a touchstone for her interests and preoccupations: cities, seas, empires...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780743201285 | Simon & Schuster, October 1, 2001, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: The travel author and historian journeys to the city of Trieste, Italy, which has enchanted her for more than fifty years, to explore issues of patriotism, decency, wildness, and sex.
9780070520622, titled "Readings in Medicine" | McGraw-Hill, March 1, 1991, cover price $24.00 | also contains Readings in Medicine

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9780306811807 | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, September 4, 2002), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Here's a book for lovers of all things Italian.

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Product Description: In this entertaining and lively anthology, Jan Morris traces the history of Oxford University from its foundation in the Middle Ages through to the twentieth century, combining extracts from contemporary observers with her own informative commentary...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jan Morris (editor)

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9780192141040 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 1, 1978, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Contemporary accounts by notable figures, linked together with commentary, celebrate and recount the history of Oxford, the city and the university, illuminating a long tradition of scholarship accented with boisterousness and eccentricity

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9780192804075 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In this entertaining and lively anthology, Jan Morris traces the history of Oxford University from its foundation in the Middle Ages through to the twentieth century, combining extracts from contemporary observers with her own informative commentary.

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Product Description: Rare book: Price in USD

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9788482982878 | Rba Publicaciones Editores revistas, June 1, 2002, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Rare book: Price in USD

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A first book by the author of Fifty Years of Europe finds its writer, living a very different identity and having recently reported on the first Everest ascent in 1953, traveling by various means across the United States and witnessing firsthand the country's optimism and comparative innocence. Reprint.

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9781885211798 | Reprint edition (Travelers'' Tales Inc, March 1, 2002), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A first book by the author of Fifty Years of Europe finds its writer, living a very different identity and having recently reported on the first Everest ascent in 1953, traveling by various means across the United States and witnessing firsthand the country's optimism and comparative innocence.

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The author describes Trefan Morys, her country house in Wales, and looks at Welsh culture, history, and symbols.

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9780792265238 | Natl Geographic Society, January 1, 2002, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The author describes Trefan Morys, her country house in Wales, and looks at Welsh culture, history, and symbols.

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A collection of travel stories about Italy--by Tim Parks, Patricia Hampl, Luigi Barzini, and others--introduces readers to a fascinating cast of sculptors, olive harvesters, art historians, and chefs from across this culturally rich country. Original. (view table of contents)
By Anne Calcagno (editor), Anne Calgagno (editor) and Jan Morris (introduced by)

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9781885211729 | Updated edition (Travelers'' Tales Inc, September 1, 2001), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A collection of travel stories about Italy--by Tim Parks, Patricia Hampl, Luigi Barzini, and others--introduces readers to a fascinating cast of sculptors, olive harvesters, art historians, and chefs from across this culturally rich country.

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Product Description: The product of a two-year project to photograph Europe by air, this book features colour, large-format pictures of French chateaux, Budapest cityscapes, Naples at dawn, Madrid buildings, abandoned churches in Romania, Polish landscapes and other architectural and natural features...read more

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9781876778699 | Fog City Pr, September 1, 2001, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: The product of a two-year project to photograph Europe by air, this book features colour, large-format pictures of French chateaux, Budapest cityscapes, Naples at dawn, Madrid buildings, abandoned churches in Romania, Polish landscapes and other architectural and natural features.
9780792456667 | Bdd Promotional Book Co, September 1, 1992, cover price $39.98 | About this edition: Aerial photographs depict the cities and towns, countryside, and historic sites of the British Isles, Scandinavia, and the continent of Europe west of the former Soviet Union
9780723004448 | Times Books, May 1, 1992, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The product of a two-year project to photograph Europe by air, this book features colour, large-format pictures of French chateaux, Budapest cityscapes, Naples at dawn, Madrid buildings, abandoned churches in Romania, Polish landscapes and other architectural and natural features.

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