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Notes From A Small Island: Journey Through Britain

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Notes From A Small Island: Journey Through Britain

Bill Bryson

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family,... [more]

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Sailing Alone Around the World

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Sailing Alone Around the World

Joshua Slocum

Sailing; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Arguably the original sailing classic, this beautifully produced edition includes new maps and a foreword by a high-profile... [more]

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Circling the Square: Stories from the Egyptian Revolution

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Circling the Square: Stories from the Egyptian Revolution

Wendell Steavenson

Reportage & collected journalism; History; Revolutionary groups & movements; Travel writing

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In January 2011, as the crowds gathered to protest Mubarak's three decades of rule in Egypt, Wendell Steavenson went to Cairo... [more]

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The Uncommercial Traveller

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The Uncommercial Traveller

Charles Dickens

Reportage & collected journalism; Classic travel writing

Paperback

In this series of sketches Dickens brings the city of London and its inhabitants vividly to life. His travels take him to... [more]

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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

Memoirs; Humanities; Travel writing

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

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The Voyage of the Beagle: Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard FitzRoy's Famous Survey Ship

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The Voyage of the Beagle: Darwin's Extraordinary Adventure Aboard FitzRoy's...

James Taylor, James Taylor

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Geographical discovery & exploration; Expeditions

Hardback

The story of the infamous sailing vessel the Beagle and the voyage that led to Charles Darwin s groundbreaking work, On the... [more]

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Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

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Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

Philip Marsden

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

From an award-winning travel writer, this is an evocative journey around some of the country's most ancient sites and ritual... [more]

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Ghost Empire

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Ghost Empire

Richard Fidler

Memoirs; Humanities; Travel writing

CD-Audio

A brilliant reconstruction of the saga of power, glory, invasion and decay that is the one-thousand year story of Constantinople.... [more]

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The Whirl: Men, Music and Misadventures

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The Whirl: Men, Music and Misadventures

Jane Cornwell

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A sexy and amusing travel memoir about men, music and mistakes. London-based Jane Cornwell, high profile journalist and world... [more]

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The Crossing Place: A Journey Among the Armenians

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The Crossing Place: A Journey Among the Armenians

Philip Marsden

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

A revised and updated edition of Philip Marsden's classic travel book, published to coincide with the centenary of the Armenian... [more]

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans

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Sextant: A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's...

David Barrie

Maritime history; Mathematics & Sciences; Expeditions

Paperback

In the tradition of Dava Sobel's 'Longitude' comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention... [more]

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Born To Walk: The Transformative Power of a Pedestrian Act

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Born To Walk: The Transformative Power of a Pedestrian Act

Dan Rubinstein

Memoirs; Popular medicine & health; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

The humble act of putting one foot in front of the other transcends age, geography, culture, and class, and is one of the... [more]

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Five Nights in Paris: After Dark in the City of Light

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Five Nights in Paris: After Dark in the City of Light

John Baxter

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

The preeminent expat writer on Paris and author of The Most Beautiful Walk in the World takes you on an unforgettable nocturnal... [more]

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The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia

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The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of the Scandinavian Utopia...

Michael Booth

Humour; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

The Danes are the happiest people in the world, and pay the highest taxes.<br... [more]

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Queen of the Desert: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell

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Queen of the Desert: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell

Georgina Howell

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; International relations; Travel writing

Paperback

Archaeologist, spy, Arabist, linguist, author, poet, photographer, mountaineer and nation builder, Gertrude Bell was born... [more]

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Stamboul Sketches: Encounters in Old Istanbul

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Stamboul Sketches: Encounters in Old Istanbul

John Freely

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Freely reveals a superb eye for the telling details. - The Independent [more]

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Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen

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Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen...

Peter FitzSimons

Biography; Expeditions

Paperback

The story of Australias most famous polar explorer and the giants from the heroic age of polar exploration Scott, Amundsen... [more]

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Kaleidoscope City: A Year in Varanasi

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Kaleidoscope City: A Year in Varanasi

Piers Moore Ede

Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Hardback

A revealing tour of India's holiest city offers new insight into the country today. [more]

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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: 40th Anniversary Edition

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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: 40th Anniversary Edition

Robert M. Pirsig

Fiction & Literature; Popular philosophy; Travel writing

Paperback

Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller... [more]

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A Book of Voyages

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A Book of Voyages

Patrick O'Brian

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

Paperback

An anthology of 17th and 18th century travel writing that inspired the hugely popular Aubrey/Maturin series, collected and... [more]

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Waterlog

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Waterlog

Roger Deakin

Swimming & diving; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Detained by water bailiffs in Winchester, intercepted in the Fowey estuary by coastguards, mistaken for a suicide on Camber... [more]

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China Days: A Visual Journal from China's Wild West

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China Days: A Visual Journal from China's Wild West

Henrik Drescher

Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Artists, art lovers, students, indie illustration buffs and fans of illustrated journaling will be inspired and captivated... [more]

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One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest

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One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest

Wade Davis

Travel & holiday; Expeditions

Paperback

From the author of INTO THE SILENCE, winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-FictionIn 1941, Richard Evans Schultes took... [more]

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Seven Walks: Cape Leeuwin to Bundeena

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Seven Walks: Cape Leeuwin to Bundeena

Tom Carment

Memoirs; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Hardback

Seven Walks captures the feeling of heading out on foot along a narrow track, into a beautiful landscape. [more]

$69.99

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Freya Stark

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Freya Stark

Caroline Moorehead

Biography: historical, political & military; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

Paperback

Born in Paris in 1893, the wandering life of Freya Stark's childhood left her 'precocious and pretty tough'. Self-disciplined,... [more]

$18.99

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