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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LIFE AND VOYAGES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
WASHINGTON IRVING    Book Number: 57493
Bibliophile price: £2.50
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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...
CONQUEST OF THE OCEAN: An Illustrated History of Seafaring
BRIAN LAVERY    Book Number: 88814
Published price: $30
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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 ...
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...
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...
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...
ART OF MAP ILLUSTRATION: A Step-by-Step Artistic Exploration
JAMES GULLIVER HANCOCK    Book Number: 90829
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Like rebus style storybooks, exciting visual maps tell a story of a place and provoke reminiscences. Personalised artwork that captures moments and memories can be captured in mapmaking from penci...
SKYLINES
YOLANDA ZAPPATERRA    Book Number: 90842
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Extremely beautiful silhouette artworks decorate the landscape pages of this compilation of one-of-a-kind buildings - fortresses, palaces, sacred sites, monuments, skyscrapers and cultural hotspots...
ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG NATURALIST
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH    Book Number: 90904
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Welcome paperback reprint of a book first published in 1980 under the title 'The Zoo Quest Expedition: Travels in Guyana, Indonesia and Paraguay.' In 1954 a young David Attenborough had the opport...
JOURNEYS TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH    Book Number: 90905
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A companion to 90904 Adventures of A Young Naturalist, the book was first published in 1981 under the title 'Journeys to the Past: Travels in New Guinea, Madagascar, and the Northern Territory of A...
ARABIA: A Journey Through the Heart of the Middle East
LEVISON WOOD    Book Number: 90907
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £4.75
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The award-winning TV adventurer and travel writer's enthralling account of his 5,000 mile expedition around the Arabian Peninsula, from Iraq to Lebanon, in the winter of 2017. He gives a vivid pic...
IMPOSSIBLE OWLS: Essays from the Ends of the World
BRIAN PHILLIPS    Book Number: 91069
Published price: £16.99
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Witty and whimsical, The New Yorker wrote that the book 'leads us to some remarkable, unpredictable places, from the Alaskan wilderness to a supermarket parking lot in Southern Japan, from an old m...
AUTUMN IN VENICE: Ernest Hemingway and His Last Muse
ANDREA DI ROBILANT    Book Number: 91118
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One of the most wrenching and scandalous love stories in all of literary biography, the author finely details the last productive years of Ernest Hemingway in a kaleidoscopic succession of relation...
ROWING THE PACIFIC: 7,000 Miles from Japan to San Francisco
MICK DAWSON    Book Number: 91126
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A thrilling adventure book by a man who can not only row but can write about near-death experiences and the equipment failures, battling extreme fatigue, frightening storms and an ocean the consist...
WE SWIM TO THE SHARK: Overcoming Fear One Fish At A Time
GEORGIE CODD    Book Number: 91130
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Despite her name, this intrepid explorer had a deep fear of fish, so to overcome her phobia she plots to travel to Thailand, learn to dive and swim with the biggest fish in the world, the mighty wh...
WORLD BENEATH THEIR FEET
SCOTT ELLSWORTH    Book Number: 91133
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Sub-titled 'The British, The Americans, The Nazis and the Race to Summit the Himalayas', this gripping book was shortlisted in 2020 for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year. It is an unforgett...
IN SEARCH OF ANCIENT NORTH AFRICA: A History In Six Lives
BARNABY ROGERSON    Book Number: 91154
Published price: £20
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For 40 years, Barnaby Rogerson has travelled across North Africa making sense of the region's complex and fascinating history as both a writer and a guide. His book is a journey into ruins of a la...
MAN WITH HIS HEAD IN THE CLOUDS
RICHARD O. SMITH    Book Number: 91159
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A brilliant blend of biography and a bold book about ballooning, the book is hilarious, entertaining and inspiring about James Sadler, the first Englishman to fly. It is the story of how an uneduc...
NELSON'S BAND OF BROTHERS: Lives and Memorials
PETER HORE    Book Number: 91164
Published price: £25
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While there is perennial interest in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars and in Nelson himself, there is no reference work that chronicles all the captains of his ships, their social origins,...
STRANGE 66
MICHAEL WITZEL    Book Number: 91174
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Sub-titled 'Myth, Mystery, Mayhem and Other Weirdness on Route 66', the book is dedicated to all American Indian tribes, survivors of what might very well be the first American Holocaust. Here are...
TRAVELS WITH HENRY JAMES
HENRY JAMES    Book Number: 91178
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The author of such classic novels as The Portrait of A Lady, The Turn of the Screw and Daisy Miller, Henry James (1843-1916) here takes readers from the American towns of upstate New York to villag...
VARGIC'S MISCELLANY OF CURIOUS MAPS
MARTIN VARGIC    Book Number: 90794
Published price: $35
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Advances like aeroplanes, the Internet and telephone communications have made our world smaller, but we still need maps to navigate the unchartered waters of further development. Trade requires na...
IN BRAZIL
FRAN BRYSON    Book Number: 91310
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A beautifully observed and lyrically written account of seven years' worth of travels through the world's fifth largest country, Bryson fills her narrative with characters, culture and history and ...
AA BRITISH ROAD MAP PUZZLE BOOK
HELEN BROCKLEHURST    Book Number: 91271
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From producing the first road signs and handwriting route directions to its bestselling atlases and tourist guides, the AA has been helping motorists navigate British roads since 1905. These highl...
EVITA BURNED DOWN OUR PAVILION
TIMOTHY ABRAHAM & JAMES COYNE    Book Number: 91275
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Sub-titled 'A Cricket Odyssey Through Latin America' here is a history of South American food, music and culture which are cutting a swathe across the western world. What if cricket, the quintesse...
SCARY MONSTERS AND SUPER CREEPS
DOM JOLY    Book Number: 91527
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Dom Joly sets off around the world and this time he's monster hunting. He explores the Redwood Curtain in Northern California in search of Sasquatch. In Canada he visits Lake Okanagan hoping to c...
ICE AT THE END OF THE WORLD
JON GERTNER    Book Number: 91364
Published price: £28
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Sub-titled 'An Epic Journey Into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future', this is a riveting and urgent account of the explorers and scientists who are racing to understand the rapidly mel...
ZANZIBAR CHEST
AIDAN HARTLEY    Book Number: 91415
Published price: £17
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A wrenching account of African horrors, particularly those of Somalia and Rwanda but also at the same time a loving and often evocative account of East Africa where the author grew up. Combining l...
AN ARABIAN JOURNEY:
LEVISON WOOD    Book Number: 91254
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Not many people would choose to tour what is arguably the most dangerous part of the world amidst what was (up until recent events) the deadliest war of the 21st century, but that is exactly what a...
HAMLET GLOBE TO GLOBE
DOMINIC DROMGOOLE    Book Number: 91355
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Two Years 193,000 Miles, 197 Countries, One Play. From the Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre here is an account of the theatre's extraordinary two year tour bringing Hamlet to every...
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ASIA
MEREDITH MACARDLE    Book Number: 91359
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Encompassing Mesopotamia, Arabia and Turkey, across the continent to China and Japan, south to India and parts of Indonesia, and north to the steppes of Central Asia and the Arctic Coast, the book ...
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