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  • Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations
    Britain's 100 Best Railway Stations (English, Hardback) Simon Jenkins

    It is the location of all our hopeful beginnings and intended ends; an institution with its own rituals and priests; and a long-neglected aspect of Britain's architecture: the railway station. Historian Simon Jenkins has traveled the length and breadth of Britain to select this joyous celebration of social history. With his usual insight and authority, he describes the history, geography, design,...

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  • Atlas Obscura
    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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  • Set Free
    Set Free (Paperback) Emma Slade

    In 1997, Emma Slade was taken hostage in a hotel room on a business trip to Jakarta. Over the ensuing months the trauma following the event took hold. Realising her view on life had profoundly changed she embarked upon a journey, discovering the healing power of yoga and, in Bhutan, opening her eyes to a kinder, more peaceful way of living.

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  • Travel Listography
    Travel Listography (English, Calendar) Lisa Nola

    Listography for travel! This guided journal features 4-colour illustrations and over 70 thought-provoking list topics for journalers to list all their travel adventures, near and far.

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  • What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding
    What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding (English, Paperback) Kristin Newman

    Part laugh-out-loud storytelling, part thoughtful self-reflection, this debut memoir from a television comedy writer follows her many adventures around the world in an attempt to escape her fear of commitment and settling down. Original. 50,000 first printing.

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  • Born to Run
    Born to Run (English, Paperback) Christopher McDougall

    Focuses on the Tarahumara, a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world. This title tells their story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner.

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  • The Ogre
    The Ogre (Hardback) Doug Scott

    The Ogre, by Doug Scott, is a two-part biography of this enigmatic peak: in the first part, Scott has researched the geography and history of the mountain; part two is the overdue and personal account of his and Chris Bonington's first ascent and their dramatic descent on which Scott suffered two broken legs and Bonington smashed ribs.

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  • Findings
    Findings (English, Paperback) Kathleen Jamie

    Features the nature and landscapes of Scotland as well as an incisive sense of our domestic realities.

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  • This is London
    This is London (English, Paperback) Ben Judah

    'An epic work of reportage' Guardian

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  • In Pursuit of Spring
    In Pursuit of Spring (English, Paperback) Edward Thomas

    In mid to late March 1913 Edward Thomas took a bicycle ride from Clapham to the Quantock Hills. The poet recorded his journey; In Pursuit of Spring was published in 1914. One of his most important works, it stands as an elegy for a lost world. Thomas photographed much of what he saw. The prints are now published for the very first time.

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  • Full Tilt
    Full Tilt (English, Paperback) Dervla Murphy

    Shortly after her tenth birthday, inspired by an atlas she was given, Dervla Murphy decided that she would one day cycle to India. Almost twenty years later she set out to achieve her ambition on her bicycle, Roz. Here she describes her journey and experiences.

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  • Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide full edition
    Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide full edition (Hardback)

    A guide to Europe's rail network on the very brink of the First World War. Published in 1913, it is divided into three sections: timetables for services covering the continent, short guides to each city and notable destination and features, and a wealth of advertisements and ephemeral materials concerning hotels, restaurants and services.

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  • As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
    As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (Paperback) Laurie Lee

    The stooping figure of my mother, waist-deep in the grass and caught there like a piece of sheep's wool, was the last I saw of my country home as I left it to discover the world' Abandoning the Cotswolds village that raised him, the young Laurie Lee walks to London. There he makes a living labouring and playing the violin.

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  • Lost Japan
    Lost Japan (English, Paperback) Alex Kerr

    Originally written in Japanese, this book offers an insight into Japanese landscape, culture, history and future.

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  • Turn Right At Machu Picchu
    Turn Right At Machu Picchu (English, Paperback) Mark Adams

    What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to recreate the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed the Andes in Peru and 'discovered' the famed archaeological site. While history recast Bingham as a liar and a thief, Mark Adams set out to retrace the explorer's perilous path in search of the truth; the only problem was he had written about adventure...

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  • Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition
    Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition (English, Paperback) Gillian Hutchinson

    The story of Sir John Franklin's fateful expedition in HMS Erebus and HMS Terror of the North-West Passage in 1845, and the eventual discovery of the ships' wrecks in 2014 and 2016.

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  • Love and War in the Apennines
    Love and War in the Apennines (Paperback) Eric Newby

    Hailed as Newby's 'masterpiece', `Love and War in the Apennines' is the gripping real-life story of Newby's imprisonment and escape from an Italian prison camp during World War II.

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  • Landmarks
    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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  • The Last London
    The Last London (English, Hardback) Iain Sinclair

    The final chapter in Sinclair's life-long odyssey through the streets of the Big Smoke

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  • Arabian Sands
    Arabian Sands (English, Paperback) Wilfred Thesiger

    Wilfred Thesiger was born in Addis Ababa and educated at Eton and Oxford. In the spirit of TE Lawrence, Thesiger spent five years exploring the deserts of Arabia. This book narrates his stories, including two crossings of the Empty Quarter, among peoples who had never seen a European and considered it their duty to kill Christian infidels.

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