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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
ENGLISH LANDSCAPE GARDEN IN EUROPE
MICHAEL SYMES    Book Number: 89222
Published price: £25
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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
Published price: £47
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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...
PHOTOS FROM THE ROAD
EXPLORE AUSTRALIA    Book Number: 90136
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Experience the wide-open spaces of North America, the precarious mountain passes of South and Central America, the green fields and jagged peaks of Asia, the rugged beauty of Australia and New Zeal...
NOTES ON A FOREIGN COUNTRY
SUZY HANSEN    Book Number: 90209
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In the wake of the 9/11 attacks and the invasion of Iraq, Suzy Hansen was enjoying success as a journalist for a New York newspaper. Increasingly though the disconnect between the chaos of world e...
ROUGH GUIDE TO SCOTLAND: 11th Edition Updated
GREG DICKINSON ET AL    Book Number: 89138
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What not to miss, what to see, itineraries, history and recommended books, a useful language section, this is the most comprehensive and in-depth guide to Scotland with area highlights and full col...
GREAT FLOOD: Travels Through a Sodden Landscape
EDWARD PLATT    Book Number: 90431
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As read on BBC Radio 4, this book is a collection of travel writing and reportage from Edward Platt who, during the course of two years - coinciding with the dramatic floods of Winter 2013 to 2014 ...
MY LONDON ACTIVITY CLIPBOARD
ERYL NASH & CLAIR ROSSITER    Book Number: 90644
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Feel like a teacher with an actual sturdy clipboard in hand for all your walks and activities. Mind the Gap asks you to use a Tube map to help you finish and unscramble letters in the boxes to rev...
CITY MAZES: Real Street Map Puzzles
LONELY PLANET & CHRISTINA WEBB    Book Number: 90645
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Be seduced by carnival-spirited Rio de Janeiro and find your way along Ipanema beach, to the historical museums, theatre, parks, forts, hotels, main streets like El Born, the hippie fair and Copaca...
GRAND CENTRAL: How A Train Station Transformed America
SAM ROBERTS    Book Number: 90574
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On February 2nd 1913, the doors to Grand Central Terminal officially opened to the public and immediately it became one of the most beautiful and recognisable Manhattan landmarks. In this celebrat...
JULES TAVERNIER: Artist & Adventurer
CLAUDINE CHALMERS ET AL.    Book Number: 90370
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The French painter Jules Tavernier dominated the art of the American west in the later 19th century, and his spectacular canvases of erupting volcanoes on Haiti crowned a short, action-packed life....
TIMES MINI ATLAS OF THE WORLD
TIMES ATLASES    Book Number: 90667
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A super pocket sized revised and improved 117 pages of up-to-date mapping of the whole world with geographical reference sections on flags, statistics and facts including population, cities, climat...
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