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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 und...
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Diana Majestic – Milan, Italy (English with Italian synopsis) Edition Raconteur

Diana Majestic – Milan, Italy (English with Italian synopsis)

Do you know Milan? The metropolis of fashion. The capital of publishing and television. The city where Leonardo da Vinci painted the ...
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Hotel Bristol – Vienna, Austria (English) Classic Edition

Hotel Bristol – Vienna, Austria (English)

George Gershwin was working here on “An American in Paris”, the Maharaja of Patiala borrowed the Bristol’s chef for h...
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Hotel Bristol – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch Leder Edition) Leather Bound

Hotel Bristol – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch Leder Edition)

Die Geschichte des 1892 eröffneten Wiener Hotels Bristol ist voller interessanter und liebevoller Details. In episodenhaften Erz&a...
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Goldener Hirsch – Salzburg, Austria (English) Classic Edition

Goldener Hirsch – Salzburg, Austria (English)

Since 600 years the Goldener Hirsch is a landmark of Salzburg, of Austria! This book tells the story of this hotel and the history of ...
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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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Meet You At The Cala di Volpe – Costa Smeralda, Italy (English) Edition Raconteur

Meet You At The Cala di Volpe – Costa Smeralda, Italy (English)

Once upon a time – as so many fairy tales use to begin – an elegant prince came to the island of Sardinia in Italy and...
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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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Goldener Hirsch – Salzburg, Austria (English Leather Edition) Leather Bound

Goldener Hirsch – Salzburg, Austria (English Leather Edition)

Since 600 years the Goldener Hirsch is a landmark of Salzburg, of Austria! This book tells the story of this hotel and the history of ...
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St Regis Grand Hotel – Rome, Italy (English) Classic Edition

St Regis Grand Hotel – Rome, Italy (English)

In 1894 Cesar Ritz opened the Grand Hotel as the most elegant hotel of Rome. Auguste Escoffier was his first chef. Diplomats, heads of ...
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Excelsior – Rome, Italy (English) Classic Edition

Excelsior – Rome, Italy (English)

  This is a reprint of the original edition, with various updates (2018).  On 17 January 1906, the civic authorities, inc...
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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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Hotel Bristol – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch) Classic Edition

Hotel Bristol – Wien, Österreich (Deutsch)

Die Geschichte des 1892 eröffneten Wiener Hotels Bristol ist voller interessanter und liebevoller Details. In episodenhaften Erz&a...
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Dear wonderful Readers; 

It is noteworthy that, contrary to all predictions, interest in good books is not dwindling. 

The first copies of THE HALF MOON TREASURY are being released – exclusively to our readers (and before its official launching date). 

We have released a reprint of our successful book THE WESTIN EXCLESIOR ROME, the most famous hotel on Via Veneto. 

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.

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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