Books tagged with: Charlie Chaplin

Hotel Imperial – Wien / Vienna, Österreich / Austria (bilingual Deutsch / English) Edition Raconteur

Hotel Imperial – Wien / Vienna, Österreich / Austria (bilingual Deutsch / English)

One of Vienna's most famous palaces has been turned into a hotel. That was in 1873. The decade preceding this change saw Vienna u...
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The Mena House Treasury – Cairo, Egypt (English) Treasury Paperbacks

The Mena House Treasury – Cairo, Egypt (English)

During the 1880s, an oriental palace rose in stone and mortar from the desert, decorated by the most lavish interior design ever seen. ...
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Metropole – Hanoi, Vietnam (English Leather Edition) Collector’s Books

Metropole – Hanoi, Vietnam (English Leather Edition)

The hand bound leather cover makes this a very special vintage collectors edition. Only 20 pieces of the 2007 edition were produced. Th...
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The Caledonian – Edinburgh, Scotland (English) Classic Edition

The Caledonian – Edinburgh, Scotland (English)

By the end of the 19th century, Scotland had become the land of artists and poets, engineers and inventors. The Caledonian Railway ha...
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Metropole – Hanoi, Vietnam (English) Classic Edition

Metropole – Hanoi, Vietnam (English)

Welcome to the Grand Hôtel Métropole Palace, as this wonderful hotel has been called on its opening day in 1901. Come an...
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Imperial – Vienna, Austria (English Leather Edition) Leather Bound

Imperial – Vienna, Austria (English Leather Edition)

Only 50 books of this edition were bound in leather by our dedicated bookbinders. They arrive autographed by the author. Vienna aroun...
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The Caledonian – Edinburgh, Scotland (English Leather Edition) Leather Bound

The Caledonian – Edinburgh, Scotland (English Leather Edition)

 Only 40 books were specially bound in burgundy red leather. About the book: By the end of the 19th century, Scotland had become ...
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London Hilton on Park Lane – England (English) Edition Raconteur

London Hilton on Park Lane – England (English)

Overlooking Hyde Park, London Hilton on Park Lane stands tall but never still. In 1963, when it opened its doors, the London Hilton was...
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Grand Hotel – Florence, Italy (English) Classic Edition

Grand Hotel – Florence, Italy (English)

This wonderful book is unfortunately sold out.  Since 1866, the Grand Hotel stands proudly on the banks of the River Arno. During...
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Excelsior – Rome, Italy (English) Classic Edition

Excelsior – Rome, Italy (English)

  On 17 January 1906, the civic authorities, including the Prime Minister, the Mayor, Commendatore Cruciani Alibrandi, all the ...
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Imperial – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch) Classic Edition

Imperial – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch)

Wien um 1860. Eine Stadt im Aufbruch. Franz Joseph, ein junger, dynamischer Kaiser, lässt die Ringstraße bauen. Das Stein ge...
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Imperial – Vienna, Austria (English) Classic Edition

Imperial – Vienna, Austria (English)

Vienna around 1860. A city under construction. Franz Joseph, a young and dynamic emperor, has the Ringstrasse built. One ­architect...
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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

"To travel is to possess the world.”

Burton Holmes

(1870, Chicago–1958, Los Angeles)

American traveler, photographer and filmmaker, who coined the term "travelogue"

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Nara

Nara

Opened on 17 October 1909, it is one of the most historic hotels in Japan. It is partially owned by the West Japan Railway...Read More

Grand Hotel d’Angkor

Grand Hotel d’Angkor

At Angkor Wat - like around the pyramids in Egypt - virtually every hotel group of note operates a (sometimes historic) hotel. The most notable...Read More

Ritz Paris

Ritz Paris

First of all, your very own and personal copy of Marcel Proust’s A La Recherche du Temps Perdu. Ask reception to extend your...Read More

Bristol Vienna

Bristol Vienna

  When you read 'originally opened', you know that there is something special about the opening date(s) of a hotel. Well, the...Read More

Oriental Kobe

Oriental Kobe

The Oriental's story begins in 1870, shortly after the opening of Kobe Port to foreign ships. The hotel was of western style, located in...Read More