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Travel Books, Guides - Literature, Essays & Travelogues - Page 4

The Grand Tour. the Golden Age of Travel Cover Image
By Sabine Arqué, Marc Walter (Editor)
$80.00
ISBN: 9783836585071
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Published: Taschen - December 6th, 2021

Global travel can be a wearying business: mass tourism, overcrowded planes, chaotic airports, heightened security, cookie-cutter hotel chains, well-worn tourist trails. Finding even a sliver of adventure can sometimes feel impossible.


The Lighted Window: Evening Walks Remembered Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781851245147
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford - December 2nd, 2021

Offering a combination of place-writing, memoir, and cultural study, Peter Davidson examines the motif of the lighted window.
 
Homecoming, haunting, nostalgia, desire. These are some of the themes evoked by the beguiling image of the lighted window.


Diary of a Pilgrimage Cover Image
By Jerome K. Jerome, Mint Editions (Contribution by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9781513207469
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Published: Mint Editions - August 10th, 2021

When Jerome K Jerome and his friend decide to attend the Oberammergau Passion Play, an Easter pageant that is performed in Oberlin, Germany once every decade, they turn the trip into a vacation. From London to Germany, the pair plan a cross-continent trip, excited to sight-see and experience different cultures.


Kai’s Diary: A Canadian’s COVID-19 Days in Chongqing, China Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781487808327
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Published: Royal Collins Publishing Company - December 31st, 2021

Chongqing is a sprawling municipality at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers in south­western China; its population is around 32 million. Canada is a country in North America, with a population of 37 million.


The Spirit of Rome Cover Image
By Vernon Lee, Mint Editions (Contribution by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781513295657
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Published: Mint Editions - August 3rd, 2021

The Spirit of Rome (1906) is a memoir by Vernon Lee. Published at the height of her career as a leading proponent of Aestheticism and scholar of the Italian Renaissance, The Spirit of Rome is a captivating meditation on the author's experiences in Rome.


Scary Monsters and Super Creeps: In Search of the World's Most Hideous Beasts Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781472146083
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Published: Robinson - January 4th, 2022

Dom Joly sets off round the world, but this time he's not looking to holiday in a danger zone - he's monster hunting.


Gone Viking II: Beyond Boundaries Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781771605434
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Published: Rocky Mountain Books Incorporated - November 5th, 2021

Bestselling author Bill Arnott has done it again -- he's gone "viking" -- voyaging around the world by foot, bus, train, boat, and a couple of questionable planes.


My Wanderlust Diaries: A Compilation of Travel Stories, Misadventures, and Life Lessons from a Solo Female Backpacker Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781649526496
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Published: Fulton Books - July 27th, 2021

Exploring the Fife Coastal Path: A Companion Guide Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781780277288
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Published: Birlinn - July 23rd, 2021

This is the ideal guide to the whole route, so rich in history and natural beauty. Designed to be used by walkers on the Path or visitors to any point along it, it introduces a wealth of castles, churches, harbours, monuments and red-roofed houses.


A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Cover Image
By Isabella L. Bird, Mint Editions (Contribution by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781513206714
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Published: Mint Editions - July 27th, 2021

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains (1879) is a work of travel literature by British explorer Isabella Bird. Adventurous from a young age, Bird gained a reputation as a writer and photographer interested in nature and the stories and cultures of people around the world.


The Cruise of the Snark Cover Image
By Jack London, Mint Editions (Contribution by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781513207650
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Published: Mint Editions - July 27th, 2021

Fringed with Mud & Pearls: An English Island Odyssey Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781780276656
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Published: Birlinn - July 6th, 2021

One of the Daily Telegraph's 20 Books Perfect for Travel

Scotland has its rugged Hebrides; Ireland its cliff-girt Arans; Wales its Island of Twenty Thousand Saints. And what has England got? The isles of Canvey, Sheppey, Wight and Dogs, Mersea, Brownsea, Foulness and Rat. But there are also wilder, rockier places - Lundy, the Scillies, the Farnes.