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publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Paris: The City of Lights Pop-Up
ISBN: HB: 9788829701056, DAP, Marsilio Editori, November 2019
12 pp., 21.8x21.8 cm, 30 colour illus.
Not for sale in Estonia! Children's book author and illustrator extraordinaire Dario Cestaro (born 1971) presents the beauty of Paris through the spectacular paper architecture of a pop-up book. Cestaro takes young – and young at heart – readers t...
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£17,50
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Lahore: The Historic City The Historic City and Regional Cultural Heritage
ISBN: HB: 9783791358567, Prestel Publishing, November 2019
368 pp., 28x22 cm, 500 colour and black&white illus.
The cultural capital of Pakistan, and one of the world's most historically fascinating cities – Lahore – has retained much of its historic heritage despite centuries of turbulence. Today it remains a vibrant epicenter of commercial and cultural activ...
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£45,00
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World Heritage Japan
ISBN: PB: 9786164510111, Prestel Publishing, River Books, November 2019
232 pp., 25.4x25.4 cm, 184 colour and black&white illus.
Author and photographer John Lander takes the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites of Japan as a starting point for exploring the country's architecture, history, customer and festivals. Lander, who has lived in Japan for 35 years, travelled to al...
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£29,95
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Prague University Town
ISBN: PB: 9788024640532, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, November 2019
216 pp., 26.6x20.3 cm, 141 colour plates, 1 halftone,
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Prague has been a center of university education for centuries, and in this book, Josef Petran and Lydia Petranova guide us through the history and architecture of Prague's diverse univers...
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£23,00
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Thames A Cultural History
ISBN: PB: 9781904955276, Signal Books, October 2019
256 pp., 21.7x14.7 cm
For sale in CIS only! It may not be the longest, deepest or widest river in the world but few bodies of water reveal as much about a nation's past and present, or are suggestive of its future, as England's River Thames. Tales of legendary lock-keepe...
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£12,00
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Budapest A Cultural and Literary History
ISBN: PB: 9781904955269, Signal Books, October 2019
256 pp., 20.4x13.6 cm
For sale in CIS only! The views of Budapest by the River Danube are unparalleled in Europe. On one side the Buda Hills reach almost to the riverside, with Castle Hill and Gellert Hill offering outstanding panoramas. Pest, linked to Buda by a series...
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£12,00
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Atlas of an Anxious Man
ISBN: PB: 9780857426314, ISBN: HB: 9780857423146, Seagull Books, September 2019
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In "The Atlas of an Anxious Man", Christoph Ransmayr offers a mesmerizing travel diary – a sprawling tale of earthly wonders seen by a wandering eye. This is an exquisite, lyrically told travel story. Translated by Simon Pare, this unique account fol...
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£16,99
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£20,50
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Calm Fire and Other Travel Writings
ISBN: HB: 9780857425980, Seagull Books, September 2019
312 pp., 21.6x12.7 cm
In these times of heartbreaking violence, clashing religions, and a seemingly never-ending narrative of dichotomy between East and West, wonder at the religion and culture of the Middle East can be in short supply. However, the lyrical and philosophi...
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£19,99
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Girl's Guide to the Wild Be an Adventure-Seeking Outdoor Explorer!
ISBN: PB: 9781632171719, GMC Group, Sasquatch Books, July 2019
256 pp., 19x14 cm, colour illus.
Your definitive guide to getting outside – for girls ages 9-12! In addition to basic outdoor skills, this entertaining guidebook includes easy camping recipes, outdoor projects including science experiments and crafts, fun activity suggestions, and i...
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£14,99
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Bilingual Guide to Japan Japanese Gardens
ISBN: PB: 9784093886260, Nippan IPS, June 2019
128 pp., 18.2x12 cm, 45 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
The fifth book from the Bilingual Guide to Japan series. Written in both English/Japaneselish and Japanese, this unique handbook teaches an appreciation of Japanese gardens and introduces many famous gardens from Kyoto to Tokyo. Not only is this boo...
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£16,99
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