• Photographs: collections
      May 2015

      Bridges of Paris

      by Michael Saint james

      The ideal gift for someone special: an award winning, large-format coffee table book, with over 350 original color photographs, which casts new illumination on the City of Light. The famous love-locks of Paris are portrayed at the peak of their glory, along with stunning portraits of each bridge and intimate riverside moments. Discover the unique history of every bridge crossing the Seine. Every bit a labor of love, Bridges of Paris takes a tour of this renowned city via a newly discovered route that begins with the first bridge built before Julius Caesar’s arrival in France and concludes with the first bridge of the new millennium. Once you’ve experienced this river tour, you’ll never look at Paris—or its bridges—the same way again.

    • Literary essays
      February 2000

      Meyer Berger's New York

      by Meyer Berger, Introduction by Pete Hamill

      Meyer ("Mike") Berger was one of the greatest journalists of this century. A reporter and columnist for The New York Times for thirty years, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for his account of the murder of thirteen people by a deranged war veteran in Camden, New Jersey. Berger is best known for his "About New York" column, which appeared regularly in the Times from 1939 to 1940 and from 1953 until his death in 1959. Through lovingly detailed snapshots of ordinary New Yorkers and far corners of the city, Berger's writing deeply influenced the next generation of writers, including Gay Talese and Tom Wolfe. Originally published in 1960 and long out of print, Meyer Berger's New York is a rich collection of extraordinary journalism, selected by Berger himself, which captures the buzz, bravado, and heartbreak of New York in the fifties in the words of the best-loved reporter of his time.

    • Literary essays
      February 2000

      Meyer Berger's New York

      by Meyer Berger, Introduction by Pete Hamill

      Meyer ("Mike") Berger was one of the greatest journalists of this century. As a reporter and columnist for the New York Times for thirty years, he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1950 for his account of the murder of thirteen people by a deranged war veteran in Camden, New Jersey. Berger is best known for his "About New York" column that appeared regularly in the Times from 1939 to 1940 and from 1953 until his death in 1959. In lovingly detailed snapshots of ordinary New Yorkers and far corners of the city, Berger's writing deeply influenced the next generation of writers, including Gay Talese and Tom Wolfe. Originally published in 1960 and long out-of print, Meyer Berger's New York is a rich collection of extraordinary journalism, selected by Berger himself, that captures the buzz, bravado, and heartbreak of New York in the fifties by the best-loved reporter of his time.

    • Photographs: collections
      September 2000

      Slices of the Big Apple

      A Photographic Tour of the Streets of New York

      by James Freund

      The acclaimed photographer who celebrated the beauty of Central Park in his last book now takes his camera to the streets of Manhattan. In more than 200 color and black and white photographs, Jim Freund moves uptown and down to catch the dazzling contrasts that make New York so unique. From sidewalk artists to skyscrapers, from the lights and shadows across historic Trinity Church to the passing parades in Times Square, Freund brings the streets to life - in a dazzling collection of fresh, provocative images of people and places. Here are breathtaking cityscapes taken from the top of some of the world's tallest buildings and candid, intimate shots of New York's people in all their extraordinary diversity. Here are the colors, patterns, and pulse of the city - and some brandnew ways of looking at it all. Plus: there's clear, expert advice for even novice photographers on how to achieve the impact and artistry that make Jim Freund's photographs so memorable. For natives and visitors alike, Slices of the Big Apple is an unforgettable album of memories that could only happen in New York.

    • Prose: non-fiction

      Sites of Insight

      A Guide to Colorado Sacred Places

      by James Lough , Christie Smith

      In these eighteen illuminating essays, some of Colorado's most accomplished novelists, essayists, and poets write in intimate detail about their most poignant experiences in the Colorado wilderness. Readers are given access -- both physically and spiritually -- to settings that inspire reverence for and contemplation about one's relationship to the land. From above tree line in the Rawah Mountains down into the broad San Luis Valley, from the Western Slope to the high plains in the east, the reader is taken on a vivid journey through a rich assortment of Colorado's awe-inspiring landscapes. The book belongs on the bookshelves of tourists, outdoor enthusiasts, and Coloradoans -- both long-time residents and newcomers -- who seek to apprehend something in nature that is larger than themselves.

    • Regional studies

      Spanish Peaks

      Land & Legends

      by Conger Beasley Jr , Barbara Sparks

      The Spanish Peaks stand alone some distance from the main cordillera of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, south of Pueblo, Colorado. The towering twin mountains have served as beacons for Native Americans, Spaniards, trappers, traders, travellers on the Santa Fe trail, miners, and homesteaders. "Spanish Peaks" shares the legends the mountains have inspired and tells of the peoples drawn to the peaks' shelter. Author Conger Beasley Jr and photographer Barbara Sparks portray the people who struggle to sustain their lives here and document traditional events such as the Ute Bear Dance and Holy Week among the penitentes of Huerfano Church. Beasley's vivid writing and Sparks's photographs offer tribute to a rugged, mysterious place.

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      On Borrow's Trail

      Wild Wales Then and Now

      by Hugh. Olliff

      George Borrow's Wild Wales has become a much loved classic since its author first noted his experiences of picturesque Wales in the middle of the nineteenth century. In this accessible modern interpretation of the landscapes and towns that Borrow recorded, Hugh Olliff offers a highly readable synopsis of the people and places that Borrow saw on his travels. The text is accompanied by numerous colour illustrations of the places he visited, along with modern photographs of them as they are today. A fascinating reconstruction of 'Wild Wales' then and now, this attractively designed and generously illustrated book will make a beautiful gift for anyone interested in the dramatic landscapes of Wales.

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      Old Saundersfoot

      by Roscoe. Howells

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      Stori a Mwy

      Gyda Lingo Newydd

      by Meleri Wyn James

    • Photographs: collections

      Private Views of Snowdonia

      Essays By the People of the Snowdonia National Park

      by Steve Lewis

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      All Around Anglesey

      by Terry. Beggs

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      Y Fenai

      by Gwyn Pari Huws

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      Exploring the Pembrokeshire Coast

      by Phil. Carradice

    • Photographs: collections

      Private Views of Snowdonia

      by Steve. Lewis

    • Photographs: collections

      Beloved Tywi

      A Visual Journey

      by Ken Day

    • Travel & holiday

      Aber

      Essays On Aberystwyth

      by

      A striking photographic full-colour hardback book to celebrate a seaside and university town, considered to be one of the most iconic towns in Wales. Ten authors well known for their associations with Aberystwyth contribute short essays to accompany Keith Morris's wonderful and witty images.

    • Places & peoples: pictorial works

      Gower

      by Nigel Jenkins

    • Travel writing

      Pembrokeshire

      Journeys and Stories

      by Trevor Fishlock

    • Travel writing
      May 2012

      Wales: At Water's Edge

      by Jeremy Moore

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