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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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Birds of Passage: Henrietta Clive's Travels in South India 1798-1801

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Birds of Passage: Henrietta Clive's Travels in South India 1798-1801

Nancy K. Shields

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

Paperback

For centuries this account, the first joyful description of India by a British woman, remained unread in a Welsh castle. [more]

$24.99

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The Lure of the North

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The Lure of the North

Cecily Gayford

Fiction & Literature; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

If you give anything to a Norwegian (old meat tins are always thankfully received), he will give your hand a silent grip more... [more]

$11.99

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Island of Dreams: A Personal History of a Remarkable Place

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Island of Dreams: A Personal History of a Remarkable Place

Dan Boothby

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A deeply personal memoir about the search for home. [more]

$19.99

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Eat Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything

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Eat Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything

Elizabeth Gilbert

Autobiography: general; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A funny, tender, utterly beguiling story about a woman's search for happiness [more]

$21.99

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Walking Away

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Walking Away

Simon Armitage, Sue Roberts

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

From the surreal pleasure dome of Minehead Butlins to a smoke-filled roundhouse on the Penwith Peninsula then out to the Isles... [more]

$22.99

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The Encounter: Amazon Beaming

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The Encounter: Amazon Beaming

Petru Popescu

Indigenous peoples; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

1971, the American photographer Loren McIntyre finds himself stranded in the depths of the Amazon rainforest, on the border... [more]

$31.95

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William Simpson's Afghanistan: Travels of a Special Artist and Antiquarian During the Second Afghan War, 1878-1879

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William Simpson's Afghanistan: Travels of a Special Artist and Antiquarian...

Peter Harrington

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History; Asian history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Travel writing

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Left London, on a journey with Kabool as my objective via Brindisi and Bombay'. With these words written on Tuesday October... [more]

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The Discovery of France

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The Discovery of France

Graham Robb

History; European history; Social & cultural history; Travel writing

Paperback

Elegant, entertaining and occasionally brilliant... As this book powerfully demonstrates, French history is nothing if not... [more]

$22.99

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The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream

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The Fish Ladder: A Journey Upstream

Katharine Norbury

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Part travelogue, part memoir, this deeply moving story of adoption, grief and marriage. Destined to be a classic of memoir.... [more]

$20.99

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The 50 Greatest Walks of the World

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The 50 Greatest Walks of the World

Barry Stone

Walking, hiking, trekking; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A personal view of the 50 finest perambulations available on the planet [more]

$22.99

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The Travels

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The Travels

Marco Polo

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

Paperback

The author was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after which he served... [more]

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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

Humour; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Marking the twentieth anniversary of Notes from a Small Island, the author makes a brand-new journey round Britain to see... [more]

$24.99

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Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads

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Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads

Paul Theroux

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Deep South of America is a place of contradictions. There is the warm, open spirit of the soul food cafes, found in every... [more]

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Wild by Nature: From Siberia to Australia, Three Years Alone in the Wilderness on Foot

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Wild by Nature: From Siberia to Australia, Three Years Alone in the Wilderness...

Sarah Marquis

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

The epic story of one woman's 16,000 kilometre, three year trek from Siberia to Australia. [more]

$29.99

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Common Ground: One of Britain's Favourite Nature Books as featured on BBC's Winterwatch

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Common Ground: One of Britain's Favourite Nature Books as featured on BBC's...

Rob Cowen

Memoirs; Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets; Travel writing

Paperback

leading us into a whole new way of looking at the world' Michael Palin'Touched by genius' John Lewis-Stempel 'Absolutely mesmerizing,... [more]

$22.99

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations...

Olivier Le Carrer

Geographical reference; History; Travel writing

Paperback

Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places,... [more]

$45.00

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

Bill Bryson

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Bryson's acclaimed first success, The Lost Continent is a classic of travel literature - hilariously, stomach-achingly, funny,... [more]

$24.99

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Down Under: Travels in a Sunburned Country

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Down Under: Travels in a Sunburned Country

Bill Bryson

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents... [more]

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Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine

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Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine

Dervla Murphy

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Following A Month by the Sea, her acclaimed exploration of life in Gaza, Dervla Murphy describes with passionate honesty the... [more]

$34.99

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A Walk In The Woods: The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

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A Walk In The Woods: The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

Bill Bryson

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

Paperback

Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remote mountain wilderness filled with bears, moose, bobcats, rattlesnakes, poisonous plants,... [more]

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Notes from a Small Island

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Notes from a Small Island

Bill Bryson

Humanities; Travel writing

CD-Audio

Bill Bryson's farewell tour of the green and kindly island that has been his home for almost two decades. [more]

$39.95

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The Boiling River

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The Boiling River

Andres Ruzo

Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Hardback

This true account of discovering the boiling river reads like a modern day adventure. [more]

$19.99  $6.00

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Walking the Border: A Journey Between Scotland and England

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Walking the Border: A Journey Between Scotland and England

Ian Crofton

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Ian Crofton makes this journey through some of the most spectacular scenery in Britain, speculating on what the Border signifies... [more]

$22.99

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Neither Here Nor There

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Neither Here Nor There

Bill Bryson

Humanities; Travel writing

CD-Audio

An account of a European trip blends anecdotes with worldly insights, describing the bleak lands of Norway, the exotic scenes... [more]

$39.95

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