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Classic travel writing

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Rome, Naples and Florence

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Rome, Naples and Florence

Stendhal

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The author was only seventeen when he first rode south across the Alps in the wake of Napoleon's armies, and he continued... [more]

$36.99

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The Wayward Tourist: Mark Twain's Adventures in Australia

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The Wayward Tourist: Mark Twain's Adventures in Australia

Mark Twain

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

This republishes Mark Twain's Australian travel writing, in which he recounts his impressions of Sydney and his view of Australian... [more]

$26.99

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A South Indian Journey: The Smile of Murugan

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A South Indian Journey: The Smile of Murugan

Michael Wood

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Inspired by a temple astrologer (who had accurately predicted his marriage and the birth of his two daughters), the author... [more]

$19.99

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The Stones of Florence and Venice Observed

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The Stones of Florence and Venice Observed

Mary McCarthy

Renaissance art; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Features vivid and perceptive descriptions of two great Italian cities, Florence and Venice, told through their history and... [more]

$32.95

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Points Unknown: The Greatest Adventure Writing of the Twentieth Century

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Points Unknown: The Greatest Adventure Writing of the Twentieth Century...

David Roberts

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

A great treasure-trove of daunting human courage, frailty, and persistence in the face of the unknown. -Library Journal [more]

$30.95

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Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition

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Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition

Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca

General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Geographical discovery & exploration; Classic travel writing

Paperback

This true story details the exploration of North America by Spanish conquistadors (1528-1536). The author was a fortune-seeking... [more]

$25.95

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A Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol 15

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A Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol 15

Samuel Johnson, Jeronimo Lobo

Literary essays; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Translation of the French ed. of: Itineraario, which was itself a translation of the unpublished Portuguese manuscript. [more]

$184.00

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and the Journal of a Tour to...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell

Diaries, letters & journals; Classic travel writing

Paperback

In 1773, Samuel Johnson was persuaded to take a walking tour of Scotland with his friend and future biographer James Boswell.... [more]

$24.99

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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol 9: A Journey to the Western Island of Scotland

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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol 9: A Journey to the Western Island of Scotland...

Samuel Johnson

Literary essays; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Includes bibliographical references and indexes. [more]

$179.00

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Poems for Travellers

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Poems for Travellers

Various

Poetry anthologies; Classic fiction (pre c 1945); Classic travel writing; Gift books

Hardback

A collection of classic travel poems introduced by novelist and prize-winning travel writer, Paul Theroux. [more]

$14.99

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East of Croydon: Travels through India and South East Asia inspired by her BBC 1 series 'The Ganges'

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East of Croydon: Travels through India and South East Asia inspired by her...

Sue Perkins

Memoirs; Adventure holidays; Classic travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam... [more]

$22.99

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Revival: A German Scholar in the East (1914): Travel Scenes and Reflections

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Revival: A German Scholar in the East (1914): Travel Scenes and Reflections...

Heinrich Hackmann

Asian history; Ethnic studies; Classic travel writing

Paperback

In 1910., Dr Hackmann started on a lengthy tour throughout Mongolia, China, Japan, Cambodia, Siam, and India, studying Buddhism... [more]

$135.00

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A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour: John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland, England and Wales, 1806-1807

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A Scientific, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour: John (Fiott) Lee in Ireland,...

Angela Byrne (University of Ulster)

British & Irish history; Classic travel writing

Hardback

A Scientific, Antiquarian, and Picturesque Tour: John Lee In England, Wales and Ireland, 1806-7, is a critical edition of... [more]

$242.00

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Alone Time: Four seasons, four cities and the pleasures of solitude

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Alone Time: Four seasons, four cities and the pleasures of solitude

Stephanie Rosenbloom

Popular philosophy; Classic travel writing

Paperback

In Alone Time, New York Times travel columnist Stephanie Rosenbloom travels alone in four seasons to four remarkable cities... [more]

$27.99

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Madrid: A Traveller's Reader

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Madrid: A Traveller's Reader

Hugh Thomas

Travel & holiday; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides; Classic travel writing

Paperback

A rich and revealing anthology of eyewitness accounts taken from diaries, letters, memoirs and novels ranging across five... [more]

$23.99

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And I'd Do It Again: The Extraordinary Adventures of an Edwardian Heiress

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And I'd Do It Again: The Extraordinary Adventures of an Edwardian Heiress...

Aimee Crocker

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Moonlit seances in Honolulu. Exotic cobra dances. Drinking games with Oscar Wilde. This is the unabashed autobiography of... [more]

$19.99

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Revival: A German Scholar in the East (1914): Travel Scenes and Reflections

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Revival: A German Scholar in the East (1914): Travel Scenes and Reflections...

Heinrich Hackmann

Asian history; Ethnic studies; Classic travel writing

Hardback

In 1910., Dr Hackmann started on a lengthy tour throughout Mongolia, China, Japan, Cambodia, Siam, and India, studying Buddhism... [more]

$326.00

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Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

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Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

Isabella L. Bird

Travel writing; Classic travel writing

Paperback

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains, gives a fascinating description of life in the untamed Colorado Territory at a time... [more]

$19.99

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Following the Equator

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Following the Equator

Mark Twain

Travel writing; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Following the Equator is the fifth and most interesting of Twain's travel narratives, and the one that most bears out the... [more]

$32.99

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Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

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Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

Isabella L. Bird

Travel writing; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Isabella Bird, an Englishwoman whose extensive travels and writings earned her the first female membership of the Royal Geographical... [more]

$22.99

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Accounts of China and India

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Accounts of China and India

Abu Zayd Al-Sirafi

Anthologies (non-poetry); Maritime history; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The ninth and tenth centuries witnessed the establishment of a substantial network of maritime trade across the Indian Ocean,... [more]

$33.99

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The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover the Secrets of the Amazon

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The Lost City of Z: A Legendary British Explorer's Deadly Quest to Uncover...

David Grann

Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing; Expeditions

Paperback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$19.99

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The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom

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The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom

Alfred Barnard

Industrialisation & industrial history; Food & beverage technology; Spirits & cocktails; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Including over 200 engravings, this book provides information about the origins of Scotland's national drink, as well as a... [more]

$130.19

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George Sand and Frederick Chopin in Majorca

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George Sand and Frederick Chopin in Majorca

George Sand

Classic travel writing

Paperback

George Sand recounts the story of her 1838 winter in Majorca, a winter she passed in the company of Frederick Chopin. She... [more]

$75.99

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And I'd Do It Again

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And I'd Do It Again

Aimee Crocker

Autobiography: historical, political & military; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Moonlit seances in Honolulu. Exotic cobra dances. Drinking games with Oscar Wilde. Enchanting tales in Victorian world traveller... [more]

$39.99

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