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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MY EGYPTIAN SKETCHBOOK
Book number: 92380 Product format: Hardback Author: FLORINE ASCH & C. DESROCHES
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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Exquisitely designed and produced by the Parisian publisher Flammarion, the cloth binding is embossed with hieroglyphics in this landscape format tome full of beautiful watercolours. As the day br...
PHAIDON ATLAS OF 21ST CENTURY WORLD ARCHITECTURE:
Book number: 92381 Product format: Paperback Author: PHAIDON EDITORS
Published price: £14.95
Bibliophile price: £6.75
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With beautifully designed flexicover and colour coordinated pages in red, orange, pale green and lilac, the book contains over 1,000 buildings including more than 50 additional projects, each accom...
ENCOUNTERS: A Photographic Journey
Book number: 92393 Product format: Hardback Author: LEVISON WOOD
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £12.00
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This book's stunning photos are presented in four sections, each of which challenges the viewer to a greater awareness of human diversity and resilience. "Frontiers" represents the isolated, remote...
OTTOMAN ODYSSEY
Book number: 92472 Product format: Paperback Author: ALEV SCOTT
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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Shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Award, the book is sub-titled 'Travels Through a Lost Empire'. It is a lovely lyrical and insightful account with an overall message of ...
ROOMS OF ONE'S OWN
Book number: 92483 Product format: Paperback Author: ADRIAN MOURBY
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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Sub-titled '50 Places That Made Literary History', our literary journey begins in the British Isles and takes us to Paris, St Petersburg, New York, Saigon and Bangkok, and unearths the real-life pl...
LUXURY RAILWAY TRAVEL: A Social and Business History
Book number: 92264 Product format: Hardback Author: MARTYN PRING
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £13.00
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Luxury railway travel exerts a glamour associated with the Orient Express, the Golden Arrow, the Blue Train, and the Flying Scotsman, all of them created by 19th century entrepreneurs who saw their...
WALKING THE AMERICAS
Book number: 92435 Product format: Paperback Author: LEVISON WOOD
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
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1,800 miles, eight countries and one incredible journey from Mexico to Columbia, this is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller and travel and adventure writing at its best. The award-winning author, e...
VISITORS' HISTORIC BRITAIN: CORNWALL: Romans to Victorians
Book number: 92590 Product format: Paperback Author: DEREK TAIT
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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Cornwall has had a rich history from the prehistoric period, the Norman Conquest and the turbulent Tudor age, to the Civil War and the First and Second World Wars. The chapters of the book look at ...
EPIC CONTINENT: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe
Book number: 92659 Product format: Hardback Author: NICHOLAS JUBBER
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £3.50
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On a journey through Europe from Turkey to Iceland, here prizewinning travel author Nicholas Jubber also takes a literary journey through our continent's most enduring epic poems, to learn how they...
FANTASY TRAVEL: Vintage People on Photo Postcards
Book number: 92660 Product format: Hardback Author: TOM PHILLIPS
Published price: £15
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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Our dear late friend ex-Python Terry Jones in his foreword says 'Did they imagine, as they took their poses, that their friends and families would think they had really flown in an aeroplane or a b...
PANORAMAS OF LOST LONDON
Book number: 92792 Product format: Hardback Author: PHILIP DAVIES
Published price: £60
Bibliophile price: £45.00
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Published in association with English Heritage and with a foreword by Dan Cruikshank, here are over 300 spectacular photographs of London's lost buildings from English Heritage's archive and a deta...
ROYAL GARDENS OF THE WORLD: 21 Celebrated Gardens
Book number: 92796 Product format: Hardback Author: MARK LANE
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £20.00
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From the Alhambra, the Taj Mahal, Tokyo Imperial Palace, Fontainebleau Palace, Prague Castle, Het Loo, Frederiksborg and Peterhof Palaces, to Highgrove, Hampton Court, the Royal Botanic Gardens at ...
RUDE HAND GESTURES OF THE WORLD
Book number: 92797 Product format: Paperback Author: ROMANA LEFEVRE
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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When early humans had something to say, they said it with their hands and by the time history was being recorded, its rude hand gestures were too. In Ancient Rome, the gesture popularly known as t...
FAR AND AWAY: The Essential A. A. Gill
Book number: 92841 Product format: Paperback Author: ADRIAN GILL
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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From investigations into Mexican refugees to visiting a nudist beach with Jeremy Clarkson or a review of the last ever night at iconic Spanish restaurant El Bulli, these pieces of travel reportage ...
GATE TO CHINA: A New History
Book number: 92879 Product format: Hardback Author: MICHAEL SHERIDAN
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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Sub-titled 'A New History of the People's Republic and Hong Kong', the rise of China and the fall of Hong Kong to authoritarian rule is told with unique insight in this new history, drawing on eyew...
NAPOLEON & ST HELENA: On the Island of Exile
Book number: 92885 Product format: Hardback Author: JOHANNES WILLMS
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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Isolated in the vastness of the South Atlantic and fortress-like in appearance, the Island of St Helena was important for centuries only as a victualling station for ships of the British East India...
UNDREAMED SHORES
Book number: 92904 Product format: Hardback Author: FRANCES LARSON
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £4.50
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'The Hidden Heroines of British Anthropology' is the sub-title of this multiple biography of five women who arrived at the University of Oxford determined to study remote communities a world away f...
LOST AT SEA: The Jon Ronson Mysteries
Book number: 92945 Product format: Paperback Author: JON RONSON
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £2.75
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The award winning documentary maker Jon Ronson is fascinated by madness, extraordinary behaviour and the human mind. He has spent his life investigating crazy events, following fascinating people ...
COLORAMA
Book number: 92913 Product format: Hardback Author: GEORGE EASTMAN MUSEUM
Published price: £45
Bibliophile price: £12.50
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A rather special photography book showcasing the Kodak camera company's finest examples of their 565 Coloramas. They were massive backlit transparencies which measured 60ft wide by 18ft tall and c...
EXPLORERS AND THEIR QUEST FOR NORTH AMERICA
Book number: 92960 Product format: Hardback Author: PHILIP J. POTTER
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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From the voyages of Christopher Columbus into the unchartered dark blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean to the daring exploration of the Louisiana Purchase by Meriwether Lewis, the book brings to life...
HIROSHIGE & EISEN:
Book number: 82995 Product format: Hardback Author: ANDREAS MARKS & R. PAGET
Bibliophile price: £100.00
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The Kisokaido route through Japan was ordained in the early 1600s by the country's then-ruler Tokugawa Ieyasu, who decreed that staging posts be installed along the length of the arduous passage be...
GREEK TO ME: Adventures of the Comma Queen
Book number: 92731 Product format: Hardback Author: MARY NORRIS
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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A charming book about language, love and the wine-dark sea by the author who has delighted readers with her irreverent tales of pencils, punctuation and punctiliousness over three decades in The Ne...
TIMES UNIVERSAL ATLAS OF THE WORLD
Book number: 92983 Product format: Hardback Author: TIMES ATLASES
Published price: £50
Bibliophile price: £25.00
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The top range authoritative and accurate atlas in a protective slipcase fully updated with extra information next to each colourful map. Fourth edition August 2019, it includes detailed up-to-date...
ALL TOGETHER NOW?
Book number: 92925 Product format: Paperback Author: MIKE CARTER
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
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Sub-titled 'One Man's Walk In Search of his Father and A Lost England' this powerful and moving book is about the need to write new stories for our communities and ourselves. In 1981, Mike Carter'...
GUESTS OF THE SHEIK: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
Book number: 93017 Product format: Paperback Author: ELIZABETH WARNOCK FERNEA
Published price: £13.50
Bibliophile price: £5.50
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"Where Freya Stark wrote of the Marsh Arabs, Elizabeth Warnock Fernea goes into the deep interior of desert Iraq in 1955, some fifty years later." A delightful, extremely well-written, and vastly i...
LITERARY LANDSCAPES
Book number: 93025 Product format: Hardback Author: JOHN SUTHERLAND
Published price: $29.99
Bibliophile price: £12.50
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The landscapes of enduring fictional characters, and their stories, are brought vividly to life, provoking all the sights and sounds of the literary world. Follow Leopold Bloom's footsteps around D...
BRIEF HISTORY OF IRELAND: Land, People, History
Book number: 93075 Product format: Paperback Author: RICHARD KILLEEN
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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Ireland has been home to successive groups of settlers and waves of immigration - Celts, Vikings, Normans, Elizabethan-English adventurers, Anglo-Scots settlers, Cromwellians, Huguenots, Palatines ...
PRINT CASCADE TRAVEL JOURNAL
Book number: 93080 Product format: Unknown Author: CHRISTIAN LACROIX
Published price: £23
Bibliophile price: £8.50
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Pale pink shell feather-like leaves almost float off the surface of this stunning vegan leather travel journal from Christian Lacroix. Gorgeous printed leaves in blush pinks float on a midnight blu...
UNDISCOVERED ISLANDS
Book number: 93142 Product format: Hardback Author: MALACHY TALLACK
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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'An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes', this is a splendidly wistful book of intelligent musings on everything from religion to astronomy, alchemy to the occult. In this new ed...
MADRID AND THE PRADO: Art and Architecture
Book number: 92350 Product format: Paperback Author: EDITED BY RONIT JARIV
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £7.99
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The actual founding of Madrid occurred during the rule of Muhammad I, Emir of Córdoba, who ruled 852-886, and together with the fortifications around Toledo controlled one of the most important met...
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