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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MOON: From 4.5 Billion Years Ago To The Present
DAVID HARLAND    Book Number: 87256
Published price: £22.99
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A Haynes Owners' Workshop Manual, here is an insight into the study and exploration of our nearest celestial neighbour. The Moon's birth came about by an astonishingly violent planetary collision ...
NASA SKYLAB 1969-1979 (ALL MODULES)
DAVID BAKER    Book Number: 87257
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A Haynes Owners' Workshop Manual, the striking cover design is a cutaway of the complex series of modules, stacked together before launch, in which Skylab astronauts spent three long-duration exped...
AMERICA
ANDY WARHOL    Book Number: 86891
Published price: $20
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American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol (1928-87) was a graphic artist filmmaker and painter. He produced a significant body of film wo...
RED NILE: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
ROBERT TWIGGER    Book Number: 86909
Published price: $29.99
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For a moment when the Blue Nile in full flood enters the White Nile it backs up the river, reversing its flow for five miles, mixing its load of sediment with the clearer waters of the White Nile t...
INCREDIBLE JOURNEY: The Lost World of the 1930s
MAX REISCH    Book Number: 87287
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Around the world in just over a year, 22-year-old Max Reinsch and 19-year-old Helmuth Hahmann embarked upon an extraordinary journey in just a small Steyr 100 motor car to search for a land route f...
MOUNT FUJI: ICON OF JAPAN
H. BYRON EARHART    Book Number: 87214
Published price: £36.95
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Mount Fuji's iconic status received an international boost in the 17th and 18th centuries through the Japanese art of ukiyo-e, "pictures of the floating world", first in paintings and then in super...
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 CLICHES
LAURA LEE    Book Number: 87324
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A one-of-a-kind collection of catchy expressions which have spread like wildfire. There are approximately 7,000 living languages in the world today, and some expressions spread into English and Es...
LAST PALACE
NORMAN EISEN    Book Number: 87469
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Sub-titled 'Europe's Extraordinary Century Through Five Lives and One House In Prague'. When Norman Eisen moved into the US Ambassador's residence in Prague, returning to the land his mother had f...
RHINE
BEN COATES    Book Number: 87472
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Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, the Rhine flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industrial and political houses of Germany and F...
MAKING THE AMERICAS MODERN: Hemispheric Art 1910-1960
EDWARD J. SULLIVAN    Book Number: 87367
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The great 20th century movements in art, including Symbolism, Expressionism and Abstraction, are often regarded as European in origin, but the author of this outstanding book makes a case for the A...
DARK CITY: THE REAL LOS ANGELES NOIR
JIM HEIMANN    Book Number: 84159
Bibliophile price: £75.00
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Warning, some very bloody, gory and graphic murder scene photos. Glamorous Hollywood legends like Marilyn Monroe shared a dirty mean city with 'Juvies' ready to wreak havoc on the streets or the W...
MEXICO
STEPHEN WEST    Book Number: 87500
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An Agave field with a tree of the richest purple, enticing perfect beaches, palm trees, blue waters and skies, the many ancient temples, often incredibly well preserved with steps up to them like t...
CHARTRES: The Cathedral and the Old Town
MALCOLM MILLER    Book Number: 87643
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With visitors' map and cathedral plan, this excellent Pitkin guide celebrates the superb achievement of the medieval builders of this gothic cathedral, the Labyrinth inlaid in the paving of the nav...
BRAZIL: The Fortunes of War
NEILL LOCHERY    Book Number: 87560
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War! What is it good for? Well, for Brazil, generating enormous wealth and fundamentally transforming its economy and infrastructure. In this fast-paced of analysis of war and diplomatic intrigue N...
SYRIA: A History of the Last Hundred Years
JOHN MCHUGO    Book Number: 87598
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The "Arab Spring" which began in Tunisia in 2010 reached Syria the following year and was the start of that country's present calamitous condition. President Bashar al-Assad met civil unrest with e...
SULTAN'S ISTANBUL ON 5 KURUSH A DAY
CHARLES FITZROY    Book Number: 87495
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Welcome to the exotic world of Ottoman Istanbul in the year 1750, the era of the Grand Tour when Istanbul was a favourite destination for enterprising travellers. Be inspired by the magnificent pa...
BETHLEHEM: Biography of a Town
NICHOLAS BLINCOE    Book Number: 87668
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Bethlehem has a cooler, more temperate environment, partly due to the rich aquifer trapped in the limestone layers beneath the city which keeps the fruit trees so lush and resplendent. The town wa...
ALONG THE GANGES
ILIJA TROJANOW    Book Number: 87737
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Hindu priests regard the River Ganges as a sin to call her a river at all. She is a goddess, the source of the world, her waters holy and healing and still sold to Hindus all over the world. Ilij...
ARMCHAIR TRAVELLER'S HISTORY OF TOKYO
JONATHAN CLEMENTS    Book Number: 87738
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Tokyo, the modern capital of Japan, is presented from the first forest clearances on the vast Kanto plain, through the wars and intrigues of the Samurai era, up to the hopeful preparations for the ...
FINDING ENGLAND: An Ausländer's Guide to Perfidious Albion
HOLGER EHLING    Book Number: 87741
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Not even the English are keen to explain what England really is. Why do the English eat what they eat? Why do they do what they do? And why does the world think that England and Englishness is so...
IN SEARCH OF EDEN: The Course of An Obsession
JAMES WEIR    Book Number: 87742
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A beautifully designed Haus Publishing 2007 first edition with one translucent foldout map of Turkey and the Black Sea to the north, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, the Gulf of Aden right down to Ethiopia and t...
LIQUID CONTINENT: Travels Through Alexandria, Venice
NICHOLAS WOODSWORTH    Book Number: 87743
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A special omnibus edition bringing together Woodsworth's critically acclaimed Mediterranean trilogy into a single volume for the first time. Combining travel narrative, history and reflection on c...
SEEKING PROVENCE: Old Myths, New Paths
NICHOLAS WOODSWORTH    Book Number: 87744
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The true Provençaux have always lived a hard life close to the land and the rhythms of the seasons. It is in the revelation and understanding of these lives, of the Provençaux people, that the tru...
AFRICAN EXODUS: Migration and the Future of Europe
ASFA-WOSSEN ASSERATE    Book Number: 87697
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Cambridge educated author Asserate is a member of the Imperial House of Ethiopia, who became a refugee in 1974 after the overthrow of the monarchy. He works as a consultant for African and Middle ...
BY THE OLIVE GROVES: A Calabrian Childhood
GRAZIA IETTO GILLIES    Book Number: 87699
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From the goat bells of Calabria to the traffic of South London, childhood to adulthood, we are taken on an enchanting journey involving memory and Grazia's mamma's cooking. The passage of time and...
IMMEASURABLE WORLD: Journeys in Desert Places
WILLIAM ATKINS    Book Number: 87713
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"The sun shall be turned to darkness and the moon to blood before the great and dreadful day of the Lord comes" - Armageddon. Joel 2:31. "By the time I'd rehydrated my noodles and poured my daily h...
PINT TO PINT: A Crawl Around Britain's Best Pubs
THE TELEGRAPH    Book Number: 87721
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Written by a diverse selection of regular Telegraph journalists, among them beer experts, architecture buffs, walkers, rock critics, war correspondents and scholars of this and that. A new pub is ...
SINAN: Architect of Suleyman the Magnificent
JOHN FREELY & A. R. BURELLI    Book Number: 87946
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The son of Christians, Sinan's knowledge of Ottoman architecture came from two centuries of Turkish building practices and from his observations of Byzantine edifices, above all from the archetype ...
COLLINS LONDON STREETFINDER MAP
COLLINS MAPS     Book Number: 87869
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Lovely big quality concertina fold out map in full colour showing the entire breadth of Central London and all the tube and train stations from Shepherd's Bush to North Greenwich and Highbury to He...
JOHN SINGER SARGENT: Masterpieces of Art
JANET STYLES TYSON    Book Number: 83800
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Glossy white paper and minimal captions do justice to these full page quality colour images by the master portraitist and landscape watercolorist. John Singer Sargent depicted scenes from his many...
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