Travel & Places

Travel & Places

Travel & Places

Travel & Places

Travel and adventure, road trips to explorations and endeavours. The world at large can be enjoyed from the comfort of your armchair through the pens of intrepid travellers.
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MARCO POLO PRAGUE: Travel Handbook
MARCO-POLO.COM    Book Number: 86243
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Paperback

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With an inspiring full history, bright modern graphics, hundreds of colour photographs, this is a special new travel guide to the mother of all cities. Prague at a glance, its rich history, art an...
MARCO POLO HOLIDAY MAP MALLORCA
MARCO-POLO.COM    Book Number: 86244
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
Product format: Paperback

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27" x 13" concertinaed, plasticised pocket map which when folded measures just 4" x 6½", ideal for walking, to keep in the hire car and for daytrips. Laminated for durability, there is an extensiv...
CITY OF FORTUNE: How Venice Won and Lost A Naval Empire
ROGER CROWLEY    Book Number: 86205
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Here is the gripping story of how Venice carved out its empire in the Eastern Mediterranean and how the Ottomans seized it piece by piece. The years 1000-1500 were a tapestry of Venetian bravura a...
MILE BY MILE LONDON TO PARIS
MATT THOMPSON AND R. PIGGOTT    Book Number: 86247
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
Product format: Hardback

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In homage to the cartographic method of S. N. Pike's legendary 'Mile by Mile on Britain's Railways', this new volume logs every mile of both London to Paris routes in similar forensic detail - grad...
NEW YORK MID-CENTURY: Post War Capital of Culture 1945-1965
ANNIE COHEN-SOLAL ET AL    Book Number: 86251
Published price: £28
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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The former Editor of The New Yorker is one of the award-winning art and architecture critics who bring alive the influential critics and patrons, legendary galleries and artists themselves, from Po...
OUT OF AFRICA
KAREN BLIXEN    Book Number: 86254
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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Karen Blixen was born in Denmark in 1885 and studied art before marrying her cousin, a baron, in 1914. Together they managed a coffee plantation in Kenya until they divorced in 1925. She continue...
SECRET NEW YORK: An Unusual Guide
T. M. RIVES    Book Number: 86266
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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In 1945, City Hall Station was shut down and remains sealed, decked with coloured tiles, Guastavino vaults and chandeliers, considered New York's handsomest station ever. Today you can see its gho...
VIVA LA REVOLUCION ERIC HOBSBAWM ON LATIN AMERICA
ERIC HOBSBAWM    Book Number: 86283
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £4.75
Product format: Hardback

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With honorary degrees from universities in several countries, historian Eric Hobsbawm died in 2012 but when he was 85 years old, wrote that Latin America was the only region in the world outside Eu...
SIR WATKIN'S TOURS
PAUL HERNON    Book Number: 86389
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'Excursions to France, Italy and North Wales, 1768-71', Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 4th Baronet of Wynnstay (1749-89), is one of those shadowy figures who crop up in history in various gui...
FRANCE: A History from Gaul To De Gaulle
JOHN JULIUS NORWICH    Book Number: 86660
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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'Toute ma vie, je me suis fait une certaine idée de la France.' All my life, I have had a certain conception of France. These are not only the opening words to General de Gaulle's memoirs, but also...
PHILEAS DOGG'S GUIDE TO DOG FRIENDLY HOLIDAYS IN BRITAIN
JANE COMMON    Book Number: 86668
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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We celebrate the only travel guide to the United Kingdom written by dogs... for dogs! Phileas Dogg stylishly takes you from the heart of England to Scotland and Wales, with sections on the North We...
BAGHDAD: City of Peace, City of Blood
JUSTIN MAROZZI    Book Number: 86618
Published price: $32
Bibliophile price: £10.00
Product format: Hardback

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The author has been described by the Sunday Telegraph as "The most brilliant of the new generation of travel writer-historians" and we are delighted to have this Da Capo Press 2014 first edition. ...
ASIAN ABSENCES: Searching for Shangri-La
WOLFGANG BÜSCHER    Book Number: 86505
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Hardback

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"We didn't have any specific plan, just an idea to drive from north to south, into a country full of gods." Translated from the German, this exquisite and collectable Haus first edition is a conte...
ENGLISH GARDEN: A Journey Through Its History
HANS VON TROTHA    Book Number: 86507
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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One of the collectable Haus first editions (2009) with attractive blood red cloth binding and tipped in pastoral illustration on the front cover. English garden design was entirely reinvented duri...
FORTUNE & GLORY
DOUGLAS PALMER, NICHOLAS JAMES    Book Number: 86752
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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'Tales of History's Greatest Archaeological Adventurers' is the sub-title of this history of courage, vision, resourcefulness, innovation and perseverance. Here is a book about the discovery of th...
HEAT: Extreme Adventures at the Highest Temperatures
RANULPH FIENNES    Book Number: 86760
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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"All my life I have read tales of desert exploration. Over forty years I have travelled in many hot places, whether fighting in an Arab army, searching for a lost desert city or merely seeing for m...
MISSION TO CHINA
JOHN HOLLIDAY    Book Number: 86777
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'How An Englishman Brought the West to The Orient' encapsulated within this historical biography is the whole history of the 19th century integration of the West and the Orient. It is a...
GECKOS OF BELLAPAIS: Memories of Cyprus
JOACHIM SARTORIUS    Book Number: 86509
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
Product format: Hardback

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Coveted by a succession of foreign powers, the island of Cyprus has been repeatedly occupied by the Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Crusaders, Venetians, Genoese, Ottomans and British. Th...
TRAVELLER'S WINE GUIDE TO SPAIN
HAROLD HECKLE    Book Number: 86516
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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In the quality Armchair Traveller guidebook series from the Haus publisher this is a quality thumb-indexed guide, bursting with colour photos and maps. Spain has more land under vine than any othe...
ART ATLAS: Book and CD
EDITED BY JOHN ONIANS    Book Number: 86557
Published price: £38.99
Bibliophile price: £16.00
Product format: Hardback

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In an era when information graphics are more popular then ever, what better way to understand art than to see it laid out in a worldwide atlas. This extraordinary tome is the work of over 68 contr...
MERCHANT ADVENTURERS
JAMES EVANS    Book Number: 86871
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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Sub-titled 'The Voyage of Discovery That Transformed Tudor England'. In 1553, three ships were commissioned to look for a short-cut sea route. They commissioned Sir Hugh Willoughby and Richard Ch...
THE FLIGHT
DAN HAMPTON    Book Number: 86480
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'Charles Lindbergh's Daring and Immortal 1927 Transatlantic Crossing' this book is written by 'one of the most decorated pilots in Air Force history' - New York Post. It is a unique in-...
WILLOUGHBYLAND: England's Lost Colony
MATTHEW PARKER    Book Number: 86500
Published price: $26.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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When Sir Walter Raleigh set out to South America to find the legendary city of El Dorado, he paved the way for a series of adventurers who would struggle against the harsh reality of South America'...
EMPIRE'S CROSSROADS: A New History of the Caribbean
CARRIE GIBSON    Book Number: 86883
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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From Cuba to Haiti, from Dominica to Martinique, from Jamaica to Trinidad, here are the stories of fortune seekers and pirates, scientists and servants, travellers and tourists, and images of viole...
EPIC VOYAGES OF MAUD BERRIDGE
SALLY BERRIDGE    Book Number: 87029
Published price: £16.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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Sub-titled 'The Seafaring Diaries of A Victorian Lady' here is life on board a Victorian ship as seen through the eyes of the Captain's wife. Maud Berridge (1845-1907) was the wife of Henry, a Mas...
IAN NICOLSON TRILOGY
IAN NICOLSON    Book Number: 87123
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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Published individually as 'The Log of the Maken' in 1961, 'Sea-Saint' in 1957 and 'The Building the St Mary' in 1963, this is a big paperback omnibus of the true adventurous tales of a yachtsman. ...
BY THE SEA: Stunning Hotels, Homes and Restaurants
BARRY STONE    Book Number: 87057
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Hardback

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Unashamed luxury, we have deliberately bought this gift coffee table book in so that we can all dream of experiencing these waterside retreats, havens of peace, listening to the sound of water lapp...
SIKKIM: Requiem For a Himalayan Kingdom
ANDREW DUFF    Book Number: 87184
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Here is the incredible true story of Sikkim, a tiny Buddhist kingdom in the Himalayas that survived the end of the British Empire only to be annexed by India in 1975. Sikkim's last ruler was Thond...
CLASH OF EAGLES
CAROL LEA CLARK    Book Number: 86961
Published price: £15.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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Sub-titled 'America's Forgotten Expedition to Ottoman Palestine'. The 1848 US expedition to the Dead Sea, led by Lt. William Francis Lynch, was one of the most inexplicable journeys of the 19th ce...
PARIS 1928: Nexus II
HENRY MILLER    Book Number: 86978
Published price: $25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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In 1927, a would-be writer Henry Miller opened a speakeasy in Greenwich Village with his second wife, June Mansfield. That year he exhibited his first watercolours and compiled notes for an entire...
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