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Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Biography; Diaries, letters & journals; British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Travel writing

Hardback

A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road [more]

$56.00  $15.00

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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England

Graham Robb

History; British & Irish history; Historical geography; Travel writing

Paperback

Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author Graham Robb turns his attention on his homeland for the first time in this beautifully-written... [more]

$19.99

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The Best Moment of Your Life: 100 Life-Changing Travel Experiences

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The Best Moment of Your Life: 100 Life-Changing Travel Experiences

Lonely Planet

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

Hardback

Familiar faces from the world of travel, plus Lonely Planet writers, share their most remarkable, poignant and memorable experiences... [more]

$29.99

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50 Wonders of the World: A Visual Journey from Macchu Picchu to Angkor Wat

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50 Wonders of the World: A Visual Journey from Macchu Picchu to Angkor Wat...

Hugh Thomson

History of architecture; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Hardback

From Stonehenge to the Empire State Building, and from Angkor Wat to the Pyramids, this book surveys every continent to discover... [more]

$65.00  $30.00

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The Crossing of Antarctica: Original Photographs from the Epic Journey that Fulfilled Shackleton's Dream

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The Crossing of Antarctica: Original Photographs from the Epic Journey that...

George Lowe, Huw Lewis-Jones, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Bt OBE

Individual photographers; Photographic reportage; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Hardback

A highly engaging and visually spectacular account of the first ever crossing of Antarctica. [more]

$49.99  $40.00

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Bradshaw's Handbook

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Bradshaw's Handbook

George Bradshaw

History; British & Irish history; Trains & railways: general interest; Classic travel writing

Hardback

Collector's item, landmark in the history of the tour guide, snapshot of Britain in the 1860s - Bradshaw's Handbook deserves... [more]

$25.95

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Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

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Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

Andrea di Robilant

History; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Geographical discovery & exploration; Classic travel writing

Hardback

In the 14th century, Nicolo and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice up the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting... [more]

$35.00  $15.00

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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen

Mary Norris

Language: history & general works; Humour; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Hardback

The Comma Queen returns with a fun, witty and wise romp through language and the crystalline Greek coast. [more]

$27.99

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Walking: One Step at a Time

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Walking: One Step at a Time

Erling Kagge

Mind, Body, Spirit; Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

Paperback

Originally published in Norway as A g a. Ett skritt av gangen by Kagge Forlag AS, Oslo, in 2018. [more]

$24.99

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

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Under the Camelthorn Tree: Raising a Family Among Lions

Kate Nicholls

Biography; Memoirs; Alternative lifestyles; Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Travel writing

Paperback

A mother's gritty yet often humorous account of bringing up her five children in a lion research camp; a 21st-century My Family... [more]

$32.99

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The Pianist of Damascus

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The Pianist of Damascus

Aeham Ahmad

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Memoirs; Middle Eastern history; Terrorist attack; Travel writing; Advocate - Biography

Paperback

A powerful, moving account of life in Damascus, and a story of how the power of music can unite people in the face conflict.<br... [more]

$35.00

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Imperium

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Imperium

Ryszard Kapuscinski

History; Travel writing

Paperback

'The most passionate, engaging and historically profound account of the Soviet empire that I have read' Michael Ignatieff... [more]

$22.99

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South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

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South: The Illustrated Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

Geographical discovery & exploration; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

South, now in paperback to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the original publication and including images discovered... [more]

$35.00

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The Pull of the River: A Journey Into the Wild and Watery Heart of Britain

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The Pull of the River: A Journey Into the Wild and Watery Heart of Britain...

Matt Gaw

The countryside, country life; Boating; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Uplifting and utterly immersive tales of escape and adventure on Britain's waterways [more]

$22.99

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Not a Hazardous Sport: Misadventures of an Anthropologist in Indonesia

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Not a Hazardous Sport: Misadventures of an Anthropologist in Indonesia

Nigel Barley

Social & cultural anthropology; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

Not a Hazardous Sport provides a magnificent end to a trilogy of anthropological journeys that began with The Innocent Anthropologist... [more]

$29.99

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

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Requiem with Yellow Butterflies: A Memoir

James Halford

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

An Australian writer and a Mexican scientist fall in love reading great Latin American books aloud. But it takes a decade... [more]

$26.99

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A Year in Paris: Season by Season in the City of Light

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A Year in Paris: Season by Season in the City of Light

John Baxter

European history; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

Paperback

From the incomparable John Baxter, award-winning author of the bestselling The Most Beautiful Walk in the World, a sumptuous... [more]

$32.99

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Stranger Country

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Stranger Country

Monica Tan

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

'Will I ever really belong to this country? As a Chinese Australian? As a non-Indigenous Australian?... I was 32 years old... [more]

$32.99

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Beyond the Footpath: Mindful Adventures for Modern Pilgrims

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Beyond the Footpath: Mindful Adventures for Modern Pilgrims

Clare Gogerty

Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides; Travel writing

Hardback

A practical and inspirational guide to modern pilgrimages: the art of mindful walks to a place of meaning. [more]

$35.00

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Dining with the Durrells: Stories and Recipes from the Cookery Archive of Mrs Louisa Durrell

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Dining with the Durrells: Stories and Recipes from the Cookery Archive of...

David Shimwell, Lee Durrell

Memoirs; National & regional cuisine; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Advocate - Travel

Hardback

Explore the story of the Durrell family through the recipes and the food they enjoyed cooking and eating at parties, dinners... [more]

$35.00

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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

Paperback

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

$34.99

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Up: My Life's Journey to the Top of Everest

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Up: My Life's Journey to the Top of Everest

Ben Fogle

Climbing & mountaineering; Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

My eyes lifted to the horizon and the unmistakable snowy outline of Everest.<br... [more]

$34.99

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The Meaning of Rice: And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan

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The Meaning of Rice: And Other Tales from the Belly of Japan

Michael Booth

Food & society; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

**Shortlisted for the 2017 Andre Simon Food and Drink Book Awards****Shortlisted for the 2018 Fortnum & Mason Food Book Award**'The... [more]

$22.99

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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

Paperback

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

$34.99

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The Existential Englishman: Paris Among the Artists

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The Existential Englishman: Paris Among the Artists

Michael Peppiatt

Memoirs; History; 21st century history: from c 2000 -; Travel writing

Hardback

A love letter to Paris and a memoir of a life spent at its bohemian heart, rich with adventures, misadventures and the beauty... [more]

$47.99

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