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Georgia in the Mountains of Poetry

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Georgia in the Mountains of Poetry

Peter Nasmyth

History; European history; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Georgia in the Mountains of Poetry is essential reading for anyone interested in this fascinating region, as well as for students... [more]

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Persian Pictures: From the Mountains to the Sea

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Persian Pictures: From the Mountains to the Sea

Gertrude Bell

Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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When Gertrude Bell's uncle was appointed Minister in Tehran in 1891, she declared that the great ambition of her life was... [more]

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Mirrorlands: Russia, China, and Journeys in Between

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Mirrorlands: Russia, China, and Journeys in Between

Ed Pulford

Social & cultural anthropology; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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'Mirrorlands' is a journey through space and time to the meeting points of Russia and China, the world's largest and most... [more]

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Tanpinar's 'Five Cities'

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Tanpinar's 'Five Cities'

Ahmed Hamdi Tanpinar

Biography; Classic travel writing

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In `Five Cities' (`Bes Sehir'), Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar focuses on cities significant in Anatolian history and his own emotional... [more]

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The Globetrotter: Victorian Excursions in India, China and Japan

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The Globetrotter: Victorian Excursions in India, China and Japan

Amy Miller

History; Classic travel writing

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The fascinating story of the first generation of 'Globetrotters' - leisure tourists with a keen interest in experiencing authentic... [more]

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Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom

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Sikkim: Requiem for a Himalayan Kingdom

Andrew Duff

History; Asian history; Classic travel writing

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A tale of intrigue, love and Cold War politics in the heart of Asia. [more]

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Curiosities and Splendour: An anthology of classic travel literature

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Curiosities and Splendour: An anthology of classic travel literature

Lonely Planet

Anthologies (non-poetry); Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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A collection of classic travel writing from great authors and adventurers, including Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain,... [more]

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Biography; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

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The second volume of exuberant, lively letters from legendary travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor The first collection of... [more]

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South

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South

Merlin Coverley

Literary studies: general; Social & cultural history; History of Western philosophy; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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The South has long since cast its spell on our collective imagination. Writers and artists, from Goethe and Poe, to Gauguin,... [more]

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Florence: A Traveller's Reader

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Florence: A Traveller's Reader

Edward Chaney

History of Art & Design Styles; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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The rich and glorious past of one of the best loved cities in the world, Florence, is brought vividly to life for today's... [more]

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Bradshaw's Handbook to London

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Bradshaw's Handbook to London

George Bradshaw

History; Transport: general interest; Local history; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Conway's latest contribution to the Bradshaw's publishing phenomenon is this superb and wonderfully illustrated guide to Victorian... [more]

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Piers of the Homeless Night

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Piers of the Homeless Night

Jack Kerouac

Reportage & collected journalism; Classic travel writing

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'See my hand up-tipped, learn the secret of my human heart . . . ' Soaring, freewheeling snapshots of life on the road... [more]

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Letters from Iceland

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Letters from Iceland

W. H. Auden, Louis MacNeice

Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

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In the summer of 1936, W H Auden and Louis MacNeice visited Iceland on commission to write a travel book, but found themselves... [more]

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Great Australian Journeys: Gripping Stories of Intrepid Explorers, Dramatic Escapes and Foolhardy Adventures

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Great Australian Journeys: Gripping Stories of Intrepid Explorers, Dramatic...

Graham Seal

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Graham Seal has the knack of the storyteller' - Warren Fahey AM Australia's history is one of epic journeys, intrepid explorers,... [more]

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Forgotten Kingdom: Nine Years in Yunnan

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Forgotten Kingdom: Nine Years in Yunnan

Peter Goullart

Social & cultural history; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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Peter Goullart spent nine years in the all-but-forgotten Nakhi Kingdom of south west China. He had a job entirely suited... [more]

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The Mountains of California

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The Mountains of California

John Muir

The natural world, country life & pets; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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The pioneer conservationist recounts his journeys through the Yosemite Valley, Mount Whitney, the famed sequoia forests, King's... [more]

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The Crying of the Wind: Ireland

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The Crying of the Wind: Ireland

Ithell Colquhoun

Eclectic & esoteric religions & belief systems; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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The Crying of the Wind and The Living Stones make up British Surrealist Ithell Colquhoun's unique memoirs and travelogues,... [more]

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Winter Notes on Summer Impressions

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Winter Notes on Summer Impressions

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Classic travel writing

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Brand-new translation of one of Dostoevsky's most important early works, fully annotated. [more]

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Birds of Passage: Henrietta Clive's Travels in South India 1798-1801

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Birds of Passage: Henrietta Clive's Travels in South India 1798-1801

Nancy K. Shields

Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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For centuries this account, the first joyful description of India by a British woman, remained unread in a Welsh castle. [more]

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The Travels

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The Travels

Marco Polo

True stories: discovery, historical & scientific; Classic travel writing

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The author was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served... [more]

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The Uncommercial Traveller

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The Uncommercial Traveller

Charles Dickens

Reportage & collected journalism; Classic travel writing

Paperback

In this series of sketches Dickens brings the city of London and its inhabitants vividly to life. His travels take him to... [more]

$37.95

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A Book of Voyages

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A Book of Voyages

Patrick O'Brian

Anthologies (non-poetry); Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

An anthology of 17th and 18th century travel writing that inspired the hugely popular Aubrey/Maturin series, collected and... [more]

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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

Laurie Lee

Biography; Memoirs; Classic travel writing

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The stooping figure of my mother, waist-deep in the grass and caught there like a piece of sheep's wool, was the last I saw... [more]

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The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos

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The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The long-awaited final volume of the trilogy by Patrick Leigh Fermor - hailed as the greatest travel writer of his generation.... [more]

$24.99

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The Grand Tour: Letters and Photographs from the British Empire Expedition 1922

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The Grand Tour: Letters and Photographs from the British Empire Expedition...

Agatha Christie

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Unpublished for 90 years, Agatha Christie's extensive and evocative letters and photographs from her year-long round-the-world... [more]

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