Prague

The Golden City

Prague is known as the Rome of the north, Kafka’s city, the city of a hundred spires. This illustrated volume, with excel­lent photography...

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Prague Cafés

Exploring the coffee houses of Prague is a rewarding pastime. From the kavárna of old Prague to the jazz café of the music-loving Czechs n...

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Prague

The Golden City

Prague is known as the Rome of the north, Kafka’s city, the city of a hundred spires. This illustrated volume, with excellent photography...

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Prague

A guide

informative: This compact and detailed guide is packed with interesting and precise descriptions of all the important buildings and...

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Harald Salfellner (ed.)

The Prague Golem

Jüdische Sagen aus dem Ghetto

Prague has been one of the most significant cities in European Judaism for many centuries. Alongside notable buildings such as the Old-New...

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The Best Czech Recipes

Just as in the days of the Emperor, people flock to the Czech Republic today to savour tasty local specialities, ranging from the fine...

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The Metamorphosis

“When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a monstrous insect. He lay on his...

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Letter to Father

The Letter to Father (1919) was never sent but is considered the key to Franz Kafka’s (1883-1924) literary work. This impressive testimony...

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Elisabeth

Empress of Austria

Austria in 1854: The young Bavarian Duchess Elisabeth takes the hand of the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph in marriage in the festively...

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Harald Salfellner (ed.)

Mozart

An Illustrated Life

On a cold January night in 1756, a child is born in Salzburg’s Getreidegasse: his name is to become known across the world: Wolfgang Amadeus...

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Prague

City of Dreams on the Vltava

This little booklet is a collection of the must-see sights of Prague: the lofty Castle, the famous Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square with...

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Harald Salfellner
Gabriela Salfellner

The Best Imperial Recipes

Von Tafelspitz bis Kaiserschmarren

From Tafelspitz to Kaiserschmarren – the Imperial Court Kitchen was more than just a collection of fine delicacies, prepared by the best...

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Czech Fairytales

Just like other European nations, the Czechs have a treasure trove of fairytales that has been lovingly handed down over the centuries. Some...

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Harald Salfellner (ed.)

Austrian Fairytales

Collected from Old Sources

‘Stick on!’ cries the dashing young man who wants to court the Princess, and soon everyone is stuck to his little magic wagon: the sooty...

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A Country Doctor

At the Prague Castle, in the Golden Lane, Franz Kafka (1883-1924) wrote these short stories, which were published in his lifetime under the...

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Egon Schiele

An Illustrated Life

Egon Schiele had many faces: the exceptionally talented artistic genius; the sensitive creator of peaceful landscapes and the shameless...

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Klimt

An Illustrated Life

He is the Jugendstil master, the founder of the Vienna Secession; his paintings – which sell for record prices – and his lifestyle are the...

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Mucha

An Illustrated Life

Alphonse Mucha is world famous for his seductively beautiful panneaux and posters. As a decorative artist he shaped the appearance of a...

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Vienna

City of Dreams on the Danube

An introduction to Vienna: an encounter with the medieval city, the residence of the Habsburg dynasty and one of Europe’s most important...

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Franz Joseph I

An illustrated life of an Emperor

Franz Joseph defined his era and exemplified the old Austria. Installed on the throne as a young prince in 1848, he governed the Imperial...

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Franz Kafka and Prague

Ein literarischer Wegweiser

„Franz Kafka was Prague and Prague was Franz Kafka”, Johannes Urzidil once wrote. And indeed, following the traces of Kafka’s life, your way...

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