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Classic travel writing

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The Travel Writings of John Moore

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The Travel Writings of John Moore

Ben P. Robertson

Classic travel writing

Hardback

John Moore was a Scottish physician who travelled extensively and wrote immensely popular accounts of these, which brought... [more]

$977.00

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Germany: Beyond the Enchanted Forest: A Literary Anthology

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Germany: Beyond the Enchanted Forest: A Literary Anthology

Brian Melican

Poetry anthologies; Anthologies (non-poetry); Classic travel writing

Paperback

'German military figures had a certain terrifying glamour,' wrote Patrick Leigh Fermor, recalling views about Germany during... [more]

$34.99

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Japanese Travellers in Sixteenth-Century Europe: A Dialogue Concerning the Mission of the Japanese Ambassadors to the Roman Curia (1590)

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Japanese Travellers in Sixteenth-Century Europe: A Dialogue Concerning the...

Derek Massarella

Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Classic travel writing

Hardback

In 1582 Alessandro Valignano, the Visitor to the Jesuit mission in the East Indies, sent four Japanese boys to Europe. Until... [more]

$162.00

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Richard Hakluyt and Travel Writing in Early Modern Europe

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Richard Hakluyt and Travel Writing in Early Modern Europe

Claire Jowitt

Classic travel writing

Hardback

Best known as editor of The Principal Navigations (1589; expanded 1598-1600), Hakluyt was a key figure in promoting English... [more]

$162.00

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Women's Travel Writings in Post-Napoleonic France, Part II

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Women's Travel Writings in Post-Napoleonic France, Part II

Benjamin Colbert

Gender studies: women; Classic travel writing

Hardback

This eight-volume set in two parts gives voice to some intrepid women travellers touring post-Napoleonic France. The volumes... [more]

$977.00

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Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts

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Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts

Leila Koivunen (University of Turku, Finland)

Classic travel writing

Paperback

Examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century,... [more]

$79.99

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An Ottoman Traveller

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An Ottoman Traveller

Robert Dankoff

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Evliya Celebi was the 17th century's most diligent, adventurous, and honest recorder, whose puckish wit and humor are laced... [more]

$44.95

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The Home Of The Blizzard

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The Home Of The Blizzard

Sir Douglas Mawson

Memoirs; Classic travel writing; Expeditions

Audio

The Home of the Blizzard is a tale of discovery and adventure, of pioneering deeds, great courage, heart-stopping rescues... [more]

$34.95

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Travels in Asia and Africa: 1325-1354

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Travels in Asia and Africa: 1325-1354

Ibn Battuta

Asian history; African history; Classic travel writing

Paperback

This edition, translated afresh from the Arabic text, provides extensive notes which enable the journeys to be followed in... [more]

$75.99

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Russian Frontiers: Eighteenth-Century British Travellers in the Caspian, Caucasus and ...

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Russian Frontiers: Eighteenth-Century British Travellers in the Caspian,...

Beatrice Teissier

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

Paperback

The vast and expanding Russian empire of the eighteenth century was inhabited by a great number of peoples. This book, part... [more]

$39.99

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Persia and its People

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Persia and its People

Ella C. Sykes

Classic travel writing

Hardback

This volume gives a popular description of Iran and was the result of the author's extensive travelling in the country and... [more]

$326.00

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The Struggle for Persia

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The Struggle for Persia

Donald Stuart

Middle Eastern history; Classic travel writing

Hardback

<p>This volume is an account of the journey the author made between Eastern Russia (via Tabriz) to Teheran at the turn of... [more]

$252.00

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Women's Travel Writings in Post-Napoleonic France, Part I

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Women's Travel Writings in Post-Napoleonic France, Part I

Benjamin Colbert

Gender studies: women; Classic travel writing

Hardback

This eight-volume set in two parts gives voice to some intrepid women travellers touring post-Napoleonic France. The volumes... [more]

$977.00

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The Home of the Blizzard: An Australian hero's classic tale of Antarctic discovery and adventure

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The Home of the Blizzard: An Australian hero's classic tale of Antarctic...

Sir Douglas Mawson

Biography; Memoirs; Classic travel writing; Expeditions

Paperback

The Home of the Blizzard is a tale of discovery and adventure, of pioneering deeds, great courage, heart-stopping rescues... [more]

$39.95

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The Home Of The Blizzard

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The Home Of The Blizzard

Sir Douglas Mawson

Memoirs; Classic travel writing; Expeditions

Audio

The Home of the Blizzard is a tale of discovery and adventure, of pioneering deeds, great courage, heart-stopping rescues... [more]

$39.95

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Exploration Fawcett

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Exploration Fawcett

Percy Fawcett

History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing; Expeditions

Paperback

A lost city called 'Z'; lethal jungles; death-filled rivers: the last trip of a legendary explorer who was the inspiration... [more]

$41.99

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Women's Travel Writings in Italy, Part II

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Women's Travel Writings in Italy, Part II

Betty Hagglund

Classic travel writing

Hardback

Chawton House Library: Women's Travel Writings are multi-volume editions with full texts reproduced in facsimile with new... [more]

$1187.00

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British Travel Writing from China, 1798-1901

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British Travel Writing from China, 1798-1901

Elizabeth H. Chang

Classic travel writing

Hardback

In 1793, Lord Macartney led the first British diplomatic mission to China in over one hundred years. This five-volume reset... [more]

$1260.00

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Women's Travel Writings in Italy, Part I

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Women's Travel Writings in Italy, Part I

Betty Hagglund

Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Gender studies: women; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Chawton House Library: Women's Travel Writings are multi-volume editions with full texts reproduced in facsimile with new... [more]

$977.00

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South: The Endurance Expedition

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South: The Endurance Expedition

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing; Expeditions

Paperback

As the first world war broke out across Europe, Shackleton's expedition to the South Pole became trapped by ice. Their ship,... [more]

$12.99

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Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts

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Visualizing Africa in Nineteenth-Century British Travel Accounts

Leila Koivunen (University of Turku, Finland)

Classic travel writing

Hardback

Examines and explains how British explorers visualized the African interior in the latter part of the nineteenth century,... [more]

$252.00

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George Sand and Frederick Chopin in Majorca

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George Sand and Frederick Chopin in Majorca

George Sand

Biography: general; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Hardback

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

$326.00

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Women's Travel Writings in Revolutionary France, Part II

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Women's Travel Writings in Revolutionary France, Part II

Stephen Bending

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

Hardback

Part of a seven-volume facsimile set, this volume comprises firsthand accounts of France in the 1790s. It includes Helen Maria... [more]

$977.00

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Lafcadio Hearn's Japan: An Anthology of his Writings on the Country and it's People

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Lafcadio Hearn's Japan: An Anthology of his Writings on the Country and...

Lafcadio Hearn

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

Paperback

Lafcadio Hearn is one of the best-known Westerners to ever make Japan his home [more]

$19.99

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Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers

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Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers

Ian Richard Netton

Islam; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Features articles from the field of Middle Eastern geography to create a continuing resource for scholars and students. [more]

$1754.00

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