Travel & Places

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VICTORIAN MAPS OF ENGLAND: The County and City Maps
Book number: 93036 Product format: Hardback Author: THOMAS MOULE
Published price: £30
Bibliophile price: £15.00
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Bibliophile is thrilled to find copies remaining to discount of this huge and beautiful book of the work of England's most famous topographer, Thomas Moule. The series of country and city maps he ...
WALK THROUGH PARIS: A Radical Exploration
Book number: 94210 Product format: Paperback Author: ERIC HAZAN
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
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The acclaimed author of 'The Invention of Paris' leads us by the hand in this walk from Ivry to Saint-Denis, roughly following the meridian that divides Paris into east and west, and passing such f...
OLD ENGLAND SCOTLAND & WALES
Book number: 93328 Product format: Hardback Author: JÜRGEN SORGES
Bibliophile price: £20.00
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Drawn from the Francis Frith Collection photographic archive, this volume of over 400 photographs from the period 1865 to 1928 shows urban and rural Britain, people at work and play and tourist att...
VIENNA 1900 WIEN
Book number: 93364 Product format: Hardback Author: JANINA NENTWIG
Bibliophile price: £9.95
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The capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in 1900 Vienna consisted of some 15 nations and drew in many artists and intellectuals in a creative melting pot. In rapid succession Historicism, Art N...
ENDS OF THE EARTH
Book number: 94235 Product format: Hardback Author: ROGER WILLEMSEN
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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The academic, TV personality and foreign correspondent Roger Willemsen admits more often than not his quest is driven by 'a predilection for unlovely things.' He traverses five continents in a ser...
THING OF BEAUTY: Travels In Mythical and Modern Greece
Book number: 94250 Product format: Hardback Author: PETER FIENNES
Published price: £18.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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As the publisher for Time Out, Peter Fiennes nurtured a lifelong obsession with old guide books, walking books and city guides and titles about Britain's countryside and seaside. Here he turns his...
BETTER BROKEN THAN NEW - A FRAGMENTED MEMOIR
Book number: 94331 Product format: Hardback Author: LISA ST AUBIN DE TERAN
Bibliophile price: £19.95
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Following a successful career as an award-winning, best-selling novelist, in 2004 Lisa St Aubin de Terán retreated to a remote village in northern Mozambique. There she found her own African roots,...
AROUND SCOTLAND'S SHORES: Victorians & Edwardians in Colour
Book number: 94333 Product format: Paperback Author: John Hannavy
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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This collection of early colour photographs of the Scottish coastline comes from the heyday of the picture postcard, driven by the explosion in railway travel and the popularity of Scottish scenery...
BIRMINGHAM: The Workshop of the World
Book number: 94334 Product format: Hardback Author: Carl Chinn and Malcolm Dick
Published price: £35
Bibliophile price: £9.00
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England's second city has been a manufacturing powerhouse since Anglo-Saxon times, yet it is not a port and has no local mineral deposits of the kind that powered the Industrial Revolution. For its...
GLOWING STILL: A Woman's Life on The Road
Book number: 94430 Product format: Hardback Author: SARA WHEELER
Published price: £22
Bibliophile price: £7.00
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The quote on the back of this book is by Martha Gellhorn: 'I do not want to be good...I wish to be hell on wheels, or dead.' Sara Wheeler's prize-winning books include Terra Incognita: Travels in ...
PURSUIT OF ART: Travels, Encounters and Revelations
Book number: 94442 Product format: Hardback Author: MARTIN GAYFORD
Published price: £16.95
Bibliophile price: £8.50
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Bestselling author of Modernists & Mavericks, Martin Gayford recounts some of the extraordinary journeys he has made during the course of a career spent thinking and writing about art. The critic ...
TRAVELS OF A PAINTER
Book number: 94506 Product format: Hardback Author: James Reeve
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £10.00
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Born in a Salvation Army Home for unmarried mothers, James Reeve was sent to the misery of Rugby School, won a scholarship to Oxford, quicky moved to Florence and then Madrid where he studied art a...
JOURNEYS IN THE WILD
Book number: 94479 Product format: Paperback Author: GAVIN THURSTON
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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'The Secret Life of a Cameraman' is the sub-title of this book with a foreword by Sir David Attenborough. Gavin Thurston is the award-winning Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II cameraman who tells...
STONEHENGE: The Story of a Sacred Landscape
Book number: 94326 Product format: Paperback Author: FRANCIS PRYOR
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
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A beautifully illustrated account of the history and archaeology of an iconic feature of the English landscape, part of the stunning Landmark Library series. Perched on the chalk uplands of Salisb...
HIROSHIGE & EISEN: The Sixty-Nine Stations
Book number: 94514 Product format: Hardback Author: RHIANNON PAGET & ANDREAS MARKS
Bibliophile price: £25.00
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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...
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