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  • Atlas Obscura (English, Hardback) Joshua Foer, Ella Morton

    It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world.

    $29.32 $35.00
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  • Landmarks (English, Paperback) Robert Macfarlane

    Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.

    $13.19 $18.00
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  • Lonely Planet the World (English, Paperback) Lonely Planet

    A Traveller's Guide to the Planet. We've distilled 40 years of travel know-how into the first guidebook to our entire planet. In this ultimate A to Z, every country has a detailed map, essential facts, inspirational images and its must-see highlights. From now on, every journey starts here....

    $25.24 $29.99

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  • Williamson College of the Trades (English, Paperback) Andrew Miller

    Williamson College of the Trades was founded in 1888 by Quaker businessman and philanthropist Isaiah V. Williamson, whose objective was to provide financially disadvantaged young men with a useful trade. Located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, the school accepted its first students in the fall of 1891. Then, as now, the young men received free room, board, and tuition while dividing their day...

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  • Along the Enchanted Way (English, Paperback) William Blacker

    A spellbinding memoir set in rural Romania

    $15.70 $32.99
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  • 1,000 Places to See Before You Die Page-A-Day Calendar 2017 (English, Calendar) Patricia Schultz

    The million-copy-plus bestselling calendar whisks you to hundreds of fabulous destinations across the world, with Patricia Schultz—author of the phenomenal1,000 Places to See Before You Die series—as your personal tour guide. Discover Ubud, Bali, known for both its ancient artistic heritage and lush, terraced rice paddies. The mineral-rich and purportedly curative hot springs of Hakone, Japan....

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  • Humans of New York (English, Hardback) Brandon Stanton

    In the summer of 2010, the author set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. The result of these efforts was "Humans of New York," a vibrant blog in which he featured his photos alongside quotes and anecdotes. Inspired by the blog, this book features four hundred colour photos.

    $23.98 $29.99

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  • The 500 Hidden Secrets of London (English, Paperback) Tom Greig

    A new edition to Luster's successful series of city guides, this is a practical guide to London's finest and most interesting places, buildings, restaurants, shops, museums, galleries, neighbourhoods, gardens and cafes.

    $15.57 $23.00
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  • Waterlog (English, Paperback) Roger Deakin

    Roger Deakin set out in 1996 to swim through the British Isles. Encompassing cultural history, autobiography, travel writing and natural history, this title is a personal journey, a bold assertion of the native swimmer's right to roam, and a celebration of the magic of water.

    $13.34 $14.22
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  • Destinations of a Lifetime (English, Hardback) National Geographic

    The latest in a successful line of lavishly illustrated travel gift books, this luxurious treasury builds on the popular series, "Places of a Lifetime."

    $33.71 $40.00
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  • National Parks of America (English, Hardback) Lonely Planet

    Explore all 59 of America's National Parks with this inspirational coffee table book. Beautiful landscape photography and wildlife illustrations will wow readers. Practical ideas on where to stay and what to do help readers plan visits, and detailed itineraries make it easy. A wonderful introduction to America's National Parks for all the family.

    $25.15 $29.99
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  • The Travel Book (English, Hardback) Lonely Planet $41.69 $50.00
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  • How to be Danish (Paperback) Patrick Kingsley

    Denmark is the country of the moment. Recently named the happiest nation in the world, it's the motherland of The Bridge, Borgen, and The Killing, and home to Noma, the world's best restaurant.

    $10.67 $11.25
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  • Atlas of Improbable Places (English, Hardback) Travis Elborough

    Atlas of Improbable Places shows the modern world from surprising new vantage points that will inspire urban explorers and armchair travellers alike to consider a new way of understanding the world we live in.

    $24.49 $29.99
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  • This is London (Hardback) Ben Judah

    A major work of narrative non-fiction from a fresh new voice.

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  • National Geographic Rarely Seen (English, Hardback) National Geographic

    In this dazzling book of visual wonders, National Geographic reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves.

    $33.18 $40.00
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  • Lonely Planet's Where to Go When (English, Hardback) Lonely Planet

    Where to Go When answers the perennial question of the traveller - where is the best place to visit during every season of the year? Using a combination of infographics and insights from Lonely Planet's network of expert authors, the book will resolve travel dilemmas and present inspiring ideas for the best places to go throughout the year.

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  • You Only Live Once (English, Hardback) Lonely Planet

    You Only Live Once inspires readers to seize the moment, explore the world and share their incredible stories. With over 1000 experiences for every stage of life, and featuring stunning photography, illustrations and infographics throughout, this eclectic gift book is the perfect manual for a life well-lived.

    $27.31 $29.99
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  • Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg (English, Paperback) Lonely Planet, Helena Smith

    Lonely Planet Belgium & Luxembourg is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore Unesco listed belfries in Bruges and Tournai, savour Belgian pralines at a Brussels chocolatier, or stroll along the river gorge in Luxembourg City.

    $21.14 $24.99
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  • The Appalachian Trail 2017 Wall Calendar (English, Calendar) Appalachian Trail Conservancey

    For anyone who loves the outdoors or dreams of taking this legendary hike, The Appalachian Trail 2017 Wall Calendar, published with the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, explores the highlights of this famous route.Features stunning photographs, maps, and informative captions about the A.T., as well as many points of natural and cultural history.

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