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 ...
ON TRAILS: An Exploration
ROBERT MOOR    Book Number: 86022
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While hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2009, Robert Moor began to wonder about the paths that lie beneath our feet. How do they form? Why do some improve over time while others devolve? What make...
MARCO POLO PRAGUE: Travel Handbook
MARCO-POLO.COM    Book Number: 86243
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With an inspiring full history, bright modern graphics, hundreds of colour photographs, this is a special new travel guide to the mother of all cities. Prague at a glance, its rich history, art an...
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...
ASIAN ABSENCES: Searching for Shangri-La
WOLFGANG BÜSCHER    Book Number: 86505
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"We didn't have any specific plan, just an idea to drive from north to south, into a country full of gods." Translated from the German, this exquisite and collectable Haus first edition is a conte...
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...
SYRIA: An Outline History
JOHN GRAINGER    Book Number: 87835
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In its historical, wider sense, Syria includes modern Syria, Lebanon, Israel/Palestine and Jordan. It has always been at the centre of events of world importance. It was in this region that pasto...
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...
MAP TOUR: A History of Tourism Told Through Rare Maps
HUGH THOMSON    Book Number: 88278
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This highly engaging and gorgeously illustrated history of tourism is a fascinating read, giving glimpses of memorable characters and describing changes in travel and mapping from 1700. Venice was...
ARCHIPELAGO: ITALY SINCE 1945
JOHN FOOT    Book Number: 88758
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How did a nation decimated by the Second World War rise to boast the fastest-growing economy in the world in the 1960s? How has a country continued to survive the assimilation of fascists into soci...
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 ...
CARPET RIDE TO KHIVA: Seven Years on the Silk Road
CHRISTOPHER ASLAN ALEXANDER    Book Number: 89359
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The author originally travelled to Khiva, a remote walled city in Uzbekistan on the route to the ancient Silk Road to write a guide book. Mesmerised by this little known part of Central Asia, he s...
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...
EARTH FROM THE AIR: New Edition
YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND    Book Number: 89897
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It was in 1999 that this masterpiece was first published, selling over three million copies and launching many spinoffs with the beauty of these unforgettable aerial images and now known as a touch...
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...
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