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Classic travel writing

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Petr Petrovich Semenov's Travels in the Tian'-Shan', 1856-1857

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Petr Petrovich Semenov's Travels in the Tian'-Shan', 1856-1857

Colin Thomas, Petr Petrovich Semenov

Literary essays; Classic travel writing

Hardback

This work presents a European view of Central Asia before the large-scale influx of Russian peasant settlers that followed... [more]

$152.00

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The Japanese Discovery of Victorian Britain: Early Travel Encounters in the Far West

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The Japanese Discovery of Victorian Britain: Early Travel Encounters in...

Andrew Cobbing

Literary essays; Social & cultural history; Cultural studies; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Examines the experiences of Japanese travellers during the 1860s and 1870s, particularly with regard to their impressions... [more]

$252.00

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Pictures from Italy

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Pictures from Italy

Charles Dickens

Literary essays; Classic travel writing; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

Italy's famous sights are all to be found here - St Peter's in Rome, Naples with Vesuvius smouldering in the background and... [more]

$22.99

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The Voyage of the Beagle

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The Voyage of the Beagle

Charles Darwin

The natural world, country life & pets; Classic travel writing; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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When HMS Beagle sailed out of Devonport on 27 December 1831, Charles Darwin was twenty-two and setting off on the voyage of... [more]

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The Silent Traveller in Edinburgh

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The Silent Traveller in Edinburgh

Chiang Yee

Classic travel writing

Paperback

From the Meadows to Princes Street, from Arthur's Seat to Calton Hill and Edinburgh Castle, the author paints a picture of... [more]

$22.99

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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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Elsewhere: One Woman, One Rucksack, One Lifetime of Travel

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Elsewhere: One Woman, One Rucksack, One Lifetime of Travel

Rosita Boland

Autobiography: literary; Memoirs; Women's health; Classic travel writing

Paperback

Documenting nine journeys from nine different moments in her life, Elsewhere reveals how exploring the world - and those we... [more]

$29.99

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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

Through on-the-ground observations and anecdotes, and drawing on the thinking of artists, writers and innovators who have... [more]

$19.99

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In The South Seas

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In The South Seas

Stevenson

Literary essays; Classic travel writing

Paperback

An edition of Stevenson's journal from his travels in 1888 to 1889 which has been edited with an introduction and notes by... [more]

$210.00

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How Football (Nearly) Came Home: Adventures in Putin's World Cup

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How Football (Nearly) Came Home: Adventures in Putin's World Cup

Barney Ronay

World Cup; Classic travel writing

Hardback

The summer of 2018: England sweltered in the most sustained heatwave for 42 years, the government tore itself apart over deals... [more]

$29.99

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Alexander Von Humboldt: The Complete Drawings from the American Travel Journals

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Alexander Von Humboldt: The Complete Drawings from the American Travel Journals...

Ottmar Ette, Julia Maier

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; Drawing & drawings; Individual artists, art monographs; Mathematics & Sciences; Classic travel writing

Hardback

This stunning volume delves into the extraordinary illustrated notebooks of Alexander von Humboldt's journeys through the... [more]

$360.00

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Horse Games: One Man's Search for the Tribal Horse Games of Asia and Africa

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Horse Games: One Man's Search for the Tribal Horse Games of Asia and Africa...

Bob Thompson

Riding, showjumping & horsemanship; Classic travel writing

Hardback

One man's travels in search of the last remaining tribal horse games of Asia and Africa, the last vestiges of the skills of... [more]

$49.99

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A Cure for Serpents

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A Cure for Serpents

Alberto Denti Di Pirannjo

Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

Paperback

The Duke of Pirajno arrived in North Africa in 1924. For the next eighteen years his experiences as a doctor in Libya, Eritrea,... [more]

$34.95

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A Ride in Egypt from Sioot to Luxor in 1879: With Notes on the Present State and Ancient History of the Nile Valley, and Some Account of the Various Ways of Making the Voyage out and Home

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A Ride in Egypt from Sioot to Luxor in 1879: With Notes on the Present State...

William John Loftie

Egyptian archaeology & Egyptology; Geographical discovery & exploration; Classic travel writing

Paperback

In this 1879 book, Loftie gives details of visits to the famous sites, but, unusually, takes notice of the political state... [more]

$49.95

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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

Hardback

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

$35.00

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Women, Writing, and Travel in the Eighteenth Century

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Women, Writing, and Travel in the Eighteenth Century

Katrina O'Loughlin (University of Western Australia, Perth)

Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Classic travel writing

Hardback

A wide-ranging study of women's travel writing between 1714 and 1789, including the writings of elite women on sensitive diplomatic... [more]

$136.95

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Consul in Paradise: Seventy-Four Years in Siam

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Consul in Paradise: Seventy-Four Years in Siam

W. A. R. Wood

Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Classic travel writing

Paperback

W.A.R. Wood arrived in Siam in 1896 as a consular official for the British Empire, this is a record of 69 years travelling... [more]

$27.99

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The Essential Lewis & Clark

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The Essential Lewis & Clark

Meriwether Lewis, William Clark

History of the Americas; Classic travel writing; Expeditions

Paperback

The celebrated journals of Lewis and Clark's legendary expedition into the... [more]

$32.99

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American Notes

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American Notes

Charles Dickens

Literary essays; Classic travel writing

Paperback

An 1842 visit to the United States inspired this stinging reproof of the country's embrace of slavery, its corrupt press and... [more]

$11.99

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Travels in Alaska

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Travels in Alaska

John Muir

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

Paperback

The Sierra Club founder and eminent conservationist narrates a memorable Alaskan travelogue. Muir's observations range from... [more]

$21.99

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Korea & Her Neighbours

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Korea & Her Neighbours

Bird

Literary essays; Classic travel writing

Paperback

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

$175.00

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

Jim Corbett

Memoirs; The natural world, country life & pets; Hunting or shooting animals & game; Classic travel writing

Hardback

A man-eating tiger has stalked and killed 460 villagers across northern India, spreading fear and heartbreak when Jim Corbett... [more]

$39.99

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Travel Narratives in Translation, 1750-1830: Nationalism, Ideology, Gender

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Travel Narratives in Translation, 1750-1830: Nationalism, Ideology, Gender...

Alison Martin (University of Reading, UK.), Susan Pickford (University of Paris 13, France)

Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Classic travel writing

Paperback

This book examines how non-fictional travel accounts were rewritten, reshaped, and reoriented in translation between 1750... [more]

$75.99

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British Travel Writers in Europe 1750-1800: Authorship, Gender, and National Identity

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British Travel Writers in Europe 1750-1800: Authorship, Gender, and National...

Katherine Turner

Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Classic travel writing

Hardback

This study aims to recreate the world of 18th-century travel writing in order to illuminate its central role in shaping Britain's... [more]

$200.00

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Mission to the Volga

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Mission to the Volga

Ahmad Ibn Fadlan

Anthologies (non-poetry); Classic travel writing

Paperback

Earliest surviving instance of sustained first-person travel narrative in... [more]

$33.99

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