Books tagged with: Andrew Williamson

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English) Edition Raconteur

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English)

The Amazing Tale of Bangkok's Legendary Hotel Jim Thompson, the silk king, owned it, the late Peter Ustinov loved it, Graham Green...
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The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English Leather Edition) Collector’s Books

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English Leather Edition)

The leather bound books form a limited edition of famoushotels books. They are hand bound and – upon request – autographed ...
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The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English) Collector’s Books

The Oriental – Bangkok, Thailand (English)

Vintage edition / Collector's Item: This is the latest edtion of our successful classic edition THE OPRIENTAL BANGKOK (please ...
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The Peninsula – Hong Kong, China (English) Classic Edition

The Peninsula – Hong Kong, China (English)

"Anyone who comes to Hong Kong should stay at the Peninsula at least once!" said James Clavell, when author Andreras Augustin called hi...
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The Savoy – London, England (English Vintage) Collector’s Books

The Savoy – London, England (English Vintage)

We are trying to make this book available again. Currently it is out of stock. Here is the story of the craddle of British hospitality...
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The Savoy – London, England (English) Classic Edition

The Savoy – London, England (English)

Here is the story of the craddle of British hospitality — told by Andrew Williamson and Andreas Augustin. In the summer of 1889 &...
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The Savoy – London, England (English Leather Edition) Leather Bound

The Savoy – London, England (English Leather Edition)

We are sorry but this book is sold out!   The hand bound leather book has become one of the most wanted collector's ite...
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Dear wonderful Readers; 

It is noteworthy that, contrary to all predictions, interest in good books is not dwindling. It spurs me and my team on to produce better, even more beautiful books. The new edition of THE STRAND (Yangon,Myanmar), for example, receives wonderful readers' feedback — thank you for your notes and mails. METROPOLE HANOI and ORIENTAL BANGKOK were relaunched in brand new edtions. The Oriental book is the first to present the (very) complete list of all authors who had ever visited. It was quite a challenge to compile it.

We dispatch all our books personally autographed (as you know).

Have a save journey!

Andreas Augustin

aa at famoushotels dot org

"The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life."

George Bernard Shaw

1856, Dublin, Republic of Ireland – 1950, Ayot St Lawrence, UK

Irish playwright, critic and polemicist

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