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Tschumi Parc de la Villette ( in French )
Tschumi Parc de la Villette ( in French )
French    Paperback      ISBN: 1908967447

Tschumi Parc de la Villette is the first publication to document comprehensively Bernard Tschumi's first, and arguably still most celebrated project. With new and republished writing including a text by Bernard Tschumi and Anthony Vidler's "Trick-Track" originally published in 1986, alongside a newly-commissioned essay assesing the Parc from a contemporary and historical perspective, this book documents Parc de la Villette from its conception, through the 30 years of its existence, to the present.
Tschumi Parc de la Villette includes drawings, concept sketches, models and photographs showing the development of the Parc over three decades, brought together in a single volume for the first time since the 1980s.
One of the "Grands Projets" commissioned by the French Government in the 1980s, Parc de la Villette set a benchmark for urban parks in the latter part of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first. Tschumi constructed a series of follies across the site, creating what he called "the largest discontinuous building in the world". Published to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Parc, Tschumi Parc de la Villette broadly celebrates the project, and articularly the way in which it has been embraced by generations of Parisians and a diverse international public.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning French
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning French
Paperback      ISBN: 1592570550

This third edition of the backlist staple is packed with exercises, activities, and cultural tidbits-providing enough information to start speaking a little French in just a few days, or to deepen one's understanding and fluency.
? Idiot-proof techniques to master pronunciation, grammar, and usage
? Offers a lively and up-to-date vocabulary, without that stilted textbook tone
? Designed to make learning French fun

Paperback      ISBN: 2070372812
French    Paperback      ISBN: 203871682x

Racine's powerful 17th-century adaptation of Euripides' classic tragedy

Rick Steves' French, Italian & German Phrase Book
Rick Steves' French, Italian & German Phrase Book
Paperback      ISBN: 1566915341
From ordering cafe au lait in Paris, calamari in Venice, or bratwurst in Munich, it helps to speak some of the native tongue. Rick Steves, bestselling author of travel guides to Europe, offers well-tested phrases and key words to cover every situation a traveler is likely to encounter. This handy guide provides key phrases for use in everyday circumstances, complete with phonetic spelling; an English-French/Italian/German dictionary; the latest information on European currency and rail transportation, and even a tear-out cheat sheet for continued language practice. Informative, concise, and practical, Rick Steves' French, Italian and German Phrase Book and Dictionary is an essential item for any traveler's backpack.
Le Dessin En Italie: Dans Les Collections Publiques Francaises
Le Dessin En Italie
Dans Les Collections Publiques Francaises
French    Paperback      ISBN: 2353400493

Following an initiative undertaken by the Mus, e du Louvre, in 2006-7 seven great French museums hosted exhibitions that revealed to the public the great wealth of Italian drawings of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in French collections.

Books new in shrinkwrap, significant damage to box.

Chefs-D'Oeuvre Du J. Paul Getty Museum: Peintures
Chefs-D'Oeuvre Du J. Paul Getty Museum
French    Hardcover      ISBN: 0892364300
15-minute French: Learn in Just 12 Weeks
15-minute French
Learn in Just 12 Weeks
Paperback      ISBN: 1465402225

Whether starting from scratch or just in need of a refresher, discover how to speak and understand French with 15-minute-a day lessons. Each pack contains two hour-long CDs, a full-color course book with themed chapters and real-life examples, a menu guide, and translation dictionaries. Now with brand-new packaging and plastic snap-shut cases

Cassini on Compositae (3 Volumes)
Cassini on Compositae (3 Volumes)
Hardcover      ISBN: 0882110802

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Hide This French Book for Lovers
Hide This French Book for Lovers
Hardcover      ISBN: 9812469796
Hide This French Book for Lovers is the perfect pocket-sized guide to romance. Learn French as it is really spoken between lovers, and get the scoop on the language of love. Chapters cover hot topics ranging from Hooking Up and Sweet Talk to Love and Sex and Breaking Up.