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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THREE TIGERS, ONE MOUNTAIN
MICHAEL BOOTH    Book Number: 91742
Published price: £20.99
Bibliophile price: £8.00
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Sub-titled 'A Journey Through the Bitter History and Current Conflicts of China, Korea, and Japan' the book explores the intertwined cultures and often fraught history of these neighbouring countri...
UNDERGROUND: A Human History of the World's Beneath Our Feet
WILL HUNT    Book Number: 91744
Published price: $27
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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When Will Hunt was 16 years old he discovered an abandoned tunnel that ran beneath his house in Providence, Rhode Island. His first tunnel trips inspired a lifelong fascination exploring undergrou...
PRISONERS OF HISTORY: What Monuments to WW2 Tell Us
KEITH LOWE    Book Number: 91905
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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From Berlin to Moscow, Seoul to Hiroshima, the Philippines to Israel, Lithuania to Washington, the Bomber Command Memorial in London, the Shrine to the Fallen, Bologna, the Nanjing Massacre Memoria...
TRAVELS WITH MY GRANNY
JULIET RIX & CHRISTOPHER CORR    Book Number: 91913
Published price: £11.99
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My Granny is a great traveller. When she was younger she travelled all over the world. To China, Russia, Egypt and Peru. She crossed rivers and mountain ranges, explored jungles and towering cities...
COLOUR YOUR OWN HISTORICAL MAPS
THE BRITISH LIBRARY    Book Number: 91921
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
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From medieval copies of Roman cartography, the 17th century World Map from Atlas Maior by Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu, a 16th century map of Europe, a 19th century view of North Western Europe, a...
FREDERIC CHURCH: A Painter's Pilgrimage
KENNETH JOHN MYERS    Book Number: 91656
Published price: £35
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A beautiful overview of fascinating paintings of the classical world and holy land by a beloved American artist. Frederic Church (1826-1900), was of the Hudson River School who journeyed around th...
LIVING WITH THE GODS: On Beliefs and Peoples
NEIL MACGREGOR    Book Number: 91678
Published price: $40
Bibliophile price: £7.50
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Faith, ideology, religion - these concepts have the power to unite and divide a civilisation. This book is not a history of religion nor an argument regarding faith but rather a collection of stori...
50 GREATEST CHURCHES AND CATHEDRALS OF THE WORLD
SUE DOBSON    Book Number: 92052
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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The award winning travel writer Sue Dobson is never happier than when out exploring "must-see" churches and cathedrals. St Paul's, St Stephen's in Vienna, Washington National Cathedral, Church of C...
BRIEF HISTORY OF SPAIN
JEREMY BLACK    Book Number: 92055
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Concise and very readable, Black explores environmental, political, social, economic, cultural and artistic Spain from Columbus's first voyage in 1492 that was central to Spain's global impact, to ...
SIGN LANGUAGE: 20 Postcards
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH    Book Number: 92107
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'Antique tables made daily, Children should be carefully overlooked by parents, Yu-smell (on a Chinese restaurant), Crack resistant cement (on a cracked cement wall sign), Good Slag Porridge as see...
AIRLINE MAPS: A Century of Art and Design
MARK OVENDEN & MAXWELL ROBERTS    Book Number: 91993
Published price: $30
Bibliophile price: £12.50
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Cartography, civil aviation, graphic design, marketing and world events collide in this visual feast. Here are sumptuous Art Deco posters, intricate artistry, bold modernism, 1960s psychedelia, cl...
HOT COUNTRIES
ALEC WAUGH    Book Number: 92015
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Originally published in 1930 and aided ably by Lynd Ward's powerfully resonant wood engravings, this facsimile reprint is published under the Armchair Traveller Series. Rich in vivid detail, trave...
MILITARY HISTORY OF MODERN SOUTH AFRICA
IAN VAN DER WAAG    Book Number: 92029
Published price: £25
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This is the first study of the South African armed forces as an institution and of the complex roles that these forces played in the wars, rebellions, uprisings and protests of the last century. I...
LUXURY RAILWAY TRAVEL: A Social and Business History
MARTYN PRING    Book Number: 92166
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £18.50
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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...
ART FROM MILINGIMBI: Taking Memories Back
CARA PINCHBECK    Book Number: 92196
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Aboriginal art from the 1950s, the collection showcases much of an impressive holding of around 230 works collected by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Australia. On the small island of Yurriwi...
LONDON LETTERS: 26 Pull-Out Maps
LUCYLOVESTHIS    Book Number: 92208
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Find great places to eat and drink, roof gardens, parks to explore, important landmarks to visit like the Royal Albert Hall or the V&A Museum in the neighbourhood of Kensington with Kensington Pala...
MOROCCO FROM THE AIR
YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND    Book Number: 92245
Published price: £24.95
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Over 100 big colour double page glossy photographs in this Thames & Hudson publication showcasing the beauty and history of Morocco. These birds eye views are artworks in themselves, often abstrac...
COASTAL BRITAIN ENGLAND & WALES
STUART FISHER    Book Number: 92299
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Celebrating the history, heritage and wildlife of Britain's shores from the clear blue waters of serene Cornish bays to the tempestuous seas around rugged Pembrokeshire headlands, the book journeys...
LONDON UNFURLED
Matteo Pericoli    Book Number: 73002
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London's skyscape is one of the most recognisable in the world, and this unfolding 25-foot long boxed drawing is double sided, showing London's skyscape north of the river on one side and south of ...
ENGLAND FROM A SIDE-SADDLE
DEREK TAYLOR    Book Number: 92327
Published price: £14.99
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Sub-titled 'The Great Journeys of Celia Fiennes', the story of this remarkable woman has until now been largely neglected. In 1697 a 34 year old woman mounted her horse and set off on a 3,000 mile...
MADRID AND THE PRADO: Art and Architecture
EDITED BY RONIT JARIV    Book Number: 92350
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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...
SITA RAM'S PAINTED VIEWS OF INDIA
J. P. LOSTY    Book Number: 92359
Published price: £35
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Sub-titled 'Lord Hastings's Journey From Calcutta to the Punjab, 1814-15', we are immersed in an Indian visual feast in very glamorous landscape Thames & Hudson publication with over 200 colour ill...
ART OF SIBERIA
VALENTINA GORBATCHEVA    Book Number: 90798
Published price: £29.95
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In the wilderness of whiteness and petrifying cold of Siberia are the homes of a multitude of peoples including Eskimos, Samoyedes, Yakuts and Kuryaks, the Evenki, Yukaghirs, Chukchi, Koryaks, the ...
MY EGYPTIAN SKETCHBOOK
FLORINE ASCH & C. DESROCHES    Book Number: 92380
Published price: £16.95
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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:
PHAIDON EDITORS    Book Number: 92381
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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...
OTTOMAN ODYSSEY
ALEV SCOTT    Book Number: 92472
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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
ADRIAN MOURBY    Book Number: 92483
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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...
SICILY: A Short History
JOHN JULIUS NORWICH    Book Number: 92486
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Sub-titled 'A Short History from the Greeks to Cosa Nostra', the well known historian has written histories of Norman Sicily, Venice, Byzantium, the Mediterranean and the Papacy as well as his trav...
SPOT-THE-DIFFERENCE ARCHITECTURE
EDITED BY FRANCESCA LEUNG    Book Number: 92488
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.25
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A spot-the-difference for adults with a keen eye and an amazing passport-free world trip for challenge seekers of all ages. The 40 architectural feats showcased in this big special book will deman...
LUXURY RAILWAY TRAVEL: A Social and Business History
MARTYN PRING    Book Number: 92264
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £18.50
Product format: Hardback

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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...
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