Places & peoples: general & pictorial works

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  • Atlas
    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.

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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.

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  • Lonely
    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....

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  • Humans
    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.

    $26.77 $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.

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

    A spellbinding memoir set in rural Romania

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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.

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  • I
    I Dreamed of Africa (Paperback) Kuki Gallmann

    Kuki Gallmann's memoir of bringing up a family in Kenya in the 1970s, first with her husband Paulo, and then alone. This book is part elegaic celebration, part tragedy, and part love letter to the spirit of Africa.

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    Antarctica (English, Hardback) Arnold Zageris

    Breath-taking in its superlatives, Antarctica mesmerizes visitors with its compelling beauty, awe-inspiring landscapes and imposing grandeur. No continent is its equal.

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  • Where
    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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  • National
    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.

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  • Destinations
    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."

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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.

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    The Travel Book (English, Hardback) Lonely Planet $43.80 $50.00
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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.

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  • This
    This is London (Hardback) Ben Judah

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

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    Mai-Kai (English, Hardback) Tim Glazner

    In 1956, a few brash young men created the Mai-Kai Restaurant and bar in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, by poaching key staff from Don the Beachcomber's, a Polynesian-themed Chicago restaurant. The Mai-Kai became the playground of celebrities and playboys, and the beautiful women working there used it as a jumping-off point for adventure and fame. Through first-hand stories and over 400 images, this...

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  • Atlas
    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.

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    The Last Resort (English, Hardback) Martin Parr

    The "classic" photobook that brought Martin Parr and British color photography to the attention of the world.

    $34.89 $48.00
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  • Lonely
    Lonely Planet Eastern USA (English, Paperback) Lonely Planet, Karla Zimmerman

    Lonely Planet Eastern USA is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hail a yellow cab in New York City, take in some honky-tonk in Nashville, or laze in the dunes of Cape Cod; all with your trusted travel companion.

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