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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SHACKLETON: Heart of the Antarctic and South
INTRO. BY DR BEAU RIFFENBURGH    Book Number: 56596
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Ernest Shackleton led two Antarctic expeditions, and died shortly after the beginning of the third. His first expedition was not a total success (they did not reach the South Pole), and the second ...
LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
WASHINGTON IRVING    Book Number: 57493
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People had thought it was only the great distance that made it impossible to reach Asia sailing west from Spain. No one had predicted that a vast continent stood in the way. And indeed, for Colum...
MADRID: A Traveller's Reader
EDITED BY HUGH THOMAS    Book Number: 85626
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First published in 1988, this revised edition (2005) is here in 2018 new paperback reprint. Acclaimed historian Hugh Thomas wrote a book ideal for the cultured tourist. He has chosen the Earl of ...
MARCO POLO HOLIDAY MAP MALLORCA
MARCO-POLO.COM    Book Number: 86244
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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...
PARIS 1928: Nexus II
HENRY MILLER    Book Number: 86978
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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...
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...
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...
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 ...
BERLIN: Imagine A City
RORY MACLEAN    Book Number: 87667
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MacLean has known three Berlins - West Berlin, where he made movies with David Bowie and Marlene Dietrich; East Berlin where he researched his first book 'Stalin's Nose', and now the unified capita...
SLOW TRAIN TO GUANTANAMO
PETER MILLAR    Book Number: 88456
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Hop on board the railway system the length of Cuba and explore the last days of the Castro regime, a journey beginning at the capital, Havana, which was once dominated by the US mafia, and reaching...
CONQUEST OF THE OCEAN: An Illustrated History of Seafaring
BRIAN LAVERY    Book Number: 88814
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In January 1778, during his third voyage across the Pacific, Captain Cook wrote in his journal, "How shall we account for this Nation spreading itself so far over this Vast ocean?" He was speaking ...
AND I'D DO IT AGAIN
AIMÉE CROCKER    Book Number: 88024
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An American heiress, Bohemian, world traveller and author best known for her adventures in the Far East, Aimée Crocker's extravagant parties and collections of husbands and lovers, adopted children...
COLOSSEUM OPERATIONS MANUAL: From AD80 to the Present Day
NIGEL RODGERS    Book Number: 89014
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The great ellipse of the Colosseum still dominates the centre of Rome as it has done for nearly 2,000 years. Attracting more than five million visitors a year, it is one of the Seven Wonders of the...
KOREA: Where the American Century Began
MICHAEL PEMBROKE    Book Number: 89397
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The Korean War was the first of America's failed modern wars. A conflict which is not actually concluded, there was a cessation of hostilities agreed in an armistice between military commanders "un...
FIFTY PLACES TO CAMP BEFORE YOU DIE
CHRIS SANTELLA    Book Number: 89513
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From Alaska and Alberta, Arizona to the Buffalo National River in Arkansas, Northern Territory and Tasmania in Australia, Belize, Botswana, British Columbia, the Big Sur and Yosemite in California,...
VAN LIFE: Inspiration for Your Home on the Road
FOSTER HUNTINGTON    Book Number: 89540
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Fancy life on the open road, bracing freedom, adventure and the tranquillity of nature? Step into the pages of Van Life and read stories about making your home on the road. Grouped by types of ca...
LOTHARINGIA: A Personal History of Europe's Lost Country
SIMON WINDER    Book Number: 89628
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Diarmaid MacCulloch wrote of this, 'Lotharingia is a splurge of geographical toothpaste squeezed by modern France and Germany: a sensible piece of conflict management in the early days of the Holy ...
PANORAMA POPS: A-Z London
WALKER BOOKS    Book Number: 89687
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At Bibliophile we adore pop-up books and they are very collectable. This one comes in a small square slipcase and is a stylish 1.2m cut-paper souvenir celebrating the iconic A-Z maps and exploring...
WALL BETWEEN US: Notes from The Holy Land
MATTHEW SMALL    Book Number: 89837
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In 2012, Bathonian Matthew Small embarked on a trip to the Holy Land to further his understanding of the enduring conflict between Israel and Palestine. There he discovered beauty, fear and suffer...
NELSON'S ARCTIC VOYAGE:
PETER GOODWIN    Book Number: 89866
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The Royal Navy's First Polar Expedition 1773. In the summer of 1773, 14 year old Midshipman Horatio Nelson took part in an expedition to the Arctic which came close to ending his naval career befo...
NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY STAMPS
HOWARD PILTZ    Book Number: 89991
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The author's two passions, for narrow-gauge railways and stamp-collecting, makes this book a revelation and a delight to read. Both hobbies lead him all over the world as he chases stamps ranging ...
BERLIN
RORY MACLEAN    Book Number: 89787
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The first single-volume biography of Berlin, one of the world's great cities, told via 21 portraits from medieval times to the 21st century. A city devastated by Allied bombs, divided by a Wall, t...
DOING BUSINESS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
DONNA MARSH    Book Number: 89796
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Sub-titled 'A Cultural and Practical Guide for All Business Professionals', this new edition updates and expands valuable cultural and practical information and is necessary reading for all profess...
MY MIDSUMMER MORNING: Rediscovering A Life of Adventure
Alastair Humphreys     Book Number: 89846
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A Financial Times Summer Book of 2019 based on Laurie Lee's 'As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning' which inspired Alastair Humphreys nearly a century later. The book had made Alastair fall in lov...
VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE
CHARLES DARWIN    Book Number: 25257
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Darwin's writings as an independent naturalist on the HMS Beagle between 1831 and 1836 capture the natural world's beauty in his own sublime language. In a travel journal which takes us from the co...
ANTIQUE MAPS PORTFOLIO: Eight High-Quality Art Prints
THE GIFTED STATIONERY COMPANY    Book Number: 89204
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Willem Blaeu's 1635 Map of Great Britain, de Wit's 1668 Map of the World, Cornelius Dankertz's 1700 Polar Map, Christopher Saxton's 1578 Map of England and Wales, Abraham Ortelieus's 1570 Map of th...
ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN EUROPE
MICHAEL SYMES    Book Number: 89222
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In the 18th century, the English Landscape Garden spread through France, Germany, Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Hungary, Italy and to other countries. The term was used to denote lay...
50 GREATEST CASTLES AND PALACES OF THE WORLD
GILLY PICKUP    Book Number: 89710
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From the flamboyance of Germany's fairy tale Neuschwanstein Castle to the Gothic, Dracula-inspiring Bram Castle perched in the craggy peaks of Romania's Carpathian Mountains, Tokyo's Imperial Palac...
BERLIN: A City for the Future
KLAUS HARTUNG    Book Number: 90089
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Berlin's dramatic history is brought to life in this stunning book through top-class photography and an authoritative text. After the devastating years as Hitler's centre of world domination, Berli...
BRAZIL
SIMONA STOPPA    Book Number: 90092
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From award-winning ultra-modern architecture to the multi-coloured baroque splendour of Ouro Preto, a UNESCO world heritage site preserved just as it was when founded in 1711, from the amazing nigh...
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