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Classic travel writing

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Scott on Waterloo

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Scott on Waterloo

Sir Walter Scott

Literary essays; Napoleonic Wars; Classic travel writing

Paperback

On the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo discover a fascinating primary source: Walter Scott's accounts of his journey... [more]

$27.99

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The Journal of a Tour to Corsica: And Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

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The Journal of a Tour to Corsica: And Memoirs of Pascal Paoli

James Boswell

European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Originally published in 1923, this book presents the complete text of James Boswell's 1768 work, The Journal of a Tour to... [more]

$34.95

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Eothen: Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

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Eothen: Traces of Travel Brought Home from the East

Alexander William Kinglake

Classic travel writing

Paperback

Fascinating memoir by an English travel writer recaptures scenes from the Middle East of nearly two centuries ago, tracing... [more]

$24.99

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A Frenchman in England 1784: Being the Melanges sur l'Angleterre of Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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A Frenchman in England 1784: Being the Melanges sur l'Angleterre of Francois...

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Originally published in 1933, this book presents an English translation of the French aristocrat Francois de La Rochefoucauld's... [more]

$38.95

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Journal Written during an Excursion in Asia Minor 1838

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Journal Written during an Excursion in Asia Minor 1838

Charles Fellows

Historical geography; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The traveller and archaeologist Sir Charles Fellows (1799-1860) made several trips through Asia Minor. This is his journal... [more]

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Jewish Travellers

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Jewish Travellers

Elkan Nathan Adler

Jewish studies; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Based on the volume of 24 Hebrew texts of Jewish travellers by J D Eisenstein, this volume begins with the ninth century.... [more]

$75.99

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Le grand voyage d'Alain Gerbault

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Le grand voyage d'Alain Gerbault

G. C. Harper

Classic travel writing

Paperback

Originally published in 1932, this book contains an edited edition in French of the autobiographical account by the sailor... [more]

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The Diary of Henry Teonge: Chaplain on Board H.M's Ships Assistance, Bristol and Royal Oak  1675-1679

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The Diary of Henry Teonge: Chaplain on Board H.M's Ships Assistance, Bristol...

G.E. Manwaring

Classic travel writing

Paperback

An intensely human document, enlivened with sketches of the people he met and places he visited, Teonge's Diary is one of... [more]

$75.99

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The First Englishmen in India: Letters and Narratives of Sundry Elizabethans written by themselves

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The First Englishmen in India: Letters and Narratives of Sundry Elizabethans...

J. Courtenay Locke

Classic travel writing

Paperback

First published in 1930. This volume contains letters and narratives of some of the Elizabethans who went to India. Here the... [more]

$75.99

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The Discovery of Albania: Travel Writing and Anthropology in the Nineteenth Century Balkans

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The Discovery of Albania: Travel Writing and Anthropology in the Nineteenth...

Johann Georg Hahn

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Classic accounts of Albania in the 19th century. [more]

$170.00

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An Arab Ambassador in the Mediterranean World: The Travels of Muhammad ibn `Uthman al-Miknasi, 1779-1788

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An Arab Ambassador in the Mediterranean World: The Travels of Muhammad ibn...

Nabil Matar (University of Minnesota, USA)

European history; Middle Eastern history; Historical geography; Classic travel writing

Hardback

This book provides translated selections from the writings of Muhammad Ibn Othman al-Miknasi (d. 1799). The only writings... [more]

$252.00

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The Travels

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The Travels

Marco Polo

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

Hardback

Marco Polo voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions.... [more]

$35.00

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Isabella Bird: A Photographic Journal of Travels Through China 1894 1896

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Isabella Bird: A Photographic Journal of Travels Through China 1894 1896...

Debbie Ireland

Photographic reportage; History; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Celebrating the achievements of Isabella Bird, this is a lavish pictorial record of her last great journey through China,... [more]

$49.99

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Cabool: Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City, in the Years 1836, 7, and 8

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Cabool: Being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that...

Sir Alexander Burnes

Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Historical geography; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The soldier, political agent and covert operative Alexander Burnes (1805-41) was stationed in Kabul at a time when British... [more]

$50.95

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From Cairo to Baghdad: British Travellers in Arabia

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From Cairo to Baghdad: British Travellers in Arabia

James Canton

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Acclaimed story of British travel writing in the Middle East with a stellar cast of writers, adventurers and explorers including... [more]

$39.99

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Three Years in Europe: Or, Places I Have Seen and People I Have Met

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Three Years in Europe: Or, Places I Have Seen and People I Have Met

William Wells Brown

European history; Historical geography; Slavery & abolition of slavery; Classic travel writing

Paperback

William Wells Brown (1814?<br /><br />-84) was born a slave in Kentucky,... [more]

$47.95

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Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, and on the Site of Ancient Nineveh: With Journal of a Voyage down the Tigris to Bagdad and an Account of a Visit to Shirauz and Persepolis

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Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, and on the Site of Ancient Nineveh:...

Claudius James Rich

Middle Eastern history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The East India Company's resident at Baghdad, Claudius James Rich (1786/7-1821) travelled from 1820 in Kurdistan and beyond.... [more]

$54.95

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Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, and on the Site of Ancient Nineveh: With Journal of a Voyage down the Tigris to Bagdad and an Account of a Visit to Shirauz and Persepolis

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Narrative of a Residence in Koordistan, and on the Site of Ancient Nineveh:...

Claudius James Rich

Middle Eastern history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The East India Company's resident at Baghdad, Claudius James Rich (1786/7-1821) travelled from 1820 in Kurdistan and beyond.... [more]

$54.95

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The Politics and Art of John L. Stoddard: Reframing Authority, Otherness, and Authenticity

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The Politics and Art of John L. Stoddard: Reframing Authority, Otherness,...

Michaelene Cox

Individual photographers; Politics & government; Classic travel writing

Hardback

This book borrows critical approaches from the interdisciplinary literature of visual culture to assess the imagery and identity... [more]

$138.99

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The Zodiac Arch

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The Zodiac Arch

Freya Stark

Classic travel writing

Paperback

This witty, eye-opening tapestry of writings on travel and a life spent as one of the 20th century's most formidable adventuresses... [more]

$19.99

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Journey to the North of India: Overland from England, through Russia, Persia, and Affghaunistaun

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Journey to the North of India: Overland from England, through Russia, Persia,...

Arthur Conolly

European history; Asian history; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Published in 1834, as Britain and Russia sought supremacy in Central Asia, this two-volume work sheds light on the Great Game,... [more]

$56.95

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Journey to the North of India: Overland from England, through Russia, Persia, and Affghaunistaun

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Journey to the North of India: Overland from England, through Russia, Persia,...

Arthur Conolly

European history; Asian history; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Published in 1834, as Britain and Russia sought supremacy in Central Asia, this two-volume work sheds light on the Great Game,... [more]

$56.95

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Travels in Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in 1809 and 1810

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Travels in Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in 1809 and 1810

John Cam Hobhouse

European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Historical geography; Classic travel writing

Paperback

John Cam Hobhouse, later Lord Broughton (1786-1869), became a friend of Lord Byron when they were at Cambridge, and was frequently... [more]

$65.95

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Travels in Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in 1809 and 1810

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Travels in Albania and Other Provinces of Turkey in 1809 and 1810

John Cam Hobhouse

European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Historical geography; Classic travel writing

Paperback

John Cam Hobhouse, later Lord Broughton (1786-1869), became a friend of Lord Byron when they were at Cambridge, and was frequently... [more]

$65.95

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Travels into Bokhara: Being the Account of a Journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia; Also, Narrative of a Voyage on the Indus, from the Sea to Lahore, with Presents from the King of Great Britain

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Travels into Bokhara: Being the Account of a Journey from India to Cabool,...

Sir Alexander Burnes

Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Historical geography; Classic travel writing

Paperback

In 1832, soldier and diplomat Alexander Burnes (1805-41) embarked on a covert expedition to Bukhara, to survey the country... [more]

$52.95

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