Travel Writing

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ALL THE BUILDINGS IN LONDON: THAT I'VE DRAWN SO FAR

Written by Hancock, James Gulliver
The follow-up to the hugely popular All the Buildings in New York, this is a charmingly illustrated journey through London, one building at a time. All the Buildings in London is a love letter to London, told through James Gulliver Hancock's unique and charming drawings of the city's diverse architectural styles and streetscapes.
February 16, 2016 | Hardcover | Universe Publishing(NY) | 72 Pages |
$19.95
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BERLIN NOW: THE CITY AFTER THE WALL

Written by Schneider, Peter
A smartly guided romp, entertaining and enlightening, through Europe's most charismatic and enigmatic city It isn't Europe's most beautiful city or its oldest. Its architecture is not more impressive than that of Rome or Paris; its museums do not hold more treasures than those in Barcelona or London.
August 18, 2015 | Paperback | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 336 Pages |
$15.00
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OAXACA JOURNAL

Written by Sacks, Oliver
Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Along with a delightful group of fellow fern aficionados--mathematicians, poets, artists, and assorted botanists and birders--he embarks on an exploration of Southern Mexico, a region that is also rich in human history and culture.
March 6, 2012 | Paperback | Vintage | 176 Pages |
$14.95
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SEA AND CIVILIZATION: A MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD

Written by Paine, Lincoln
A monumental retelling of world history through the lens of the sea--revealing in breathtaking depth how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, lake and stream, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's waterways, bringing together civilizations and defining what makes us most human.
October 27, 2015 | Paperback | Vintage |
$22.00
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BERLIN: PORTRAIT OF A CITY THROUGH THE CENTURIES

Written by MacLean, Rory
A Washington Post Best Book of the Year
October 13, 2015 | Paperback | Picador USA |
$20.00
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PARIS VERSUS NEW YORK: A TALLY OF TWO CITIES

Written by Muratyan, Vahram
In his witty, high-concept, high-colored flibook, Mr. Muratyan's thesis emerges playfully on every page: Vive la différence!
January 31, 2012 | Hardcover | Penguin Books |
$25.00
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ITALIAN HOURS

Written by James, Henry
Of all James' travel writings, this volume holds the most pleasure for the reader -- as a warm, careful introduction to a beloved country, as a happy experience shared, and as one of the world's great examples of expository writing.
March 1, 1995 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 416 Pages |
$17.00
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ROUGHING IT

Written by Twain, Mark
A marvelously vivid, many-sided portrait of America's frontier days. Mark Twain's rambling took him all over the American West during teh 1860's. He prospected for gold and silver, speculated on timber and mining stocks, sailed to Hawaii, and worked for a succession of small newspapers.
December 17, 1981 | Paperback | Penguin Group | 592 Pages |
$17.00
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COLOSSUS OF MAROUSSI

Written by Miller, Henry
Like the ancient colossus that stood over the harbor of Rhodes, Henry Miller's The Colossus of Maroussi stands as a seminal classic in travel literature. It has preceded the footsteps of prominent travel writers such as Pico Iyer and Rolf Potts. The book Miller would later cite as his favorite began with a young woman's seductive description of Greece.
May 18, 2010 | Paperback | New Directions Publishing Corporation | 240 Pages |
$15.95
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NILE: TRAVELLING DOWNRIVER THROUGH EGYPT'S PAST AND PRESENT

Written by Wilkinson, Toby
The Nile, like all of Egypt, is both timeless and ever-changing. In these pages, renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey downriver that is both history and travelogue. We begin at the First Nile Cataract, close to the modern city of Aswan. From there, Wilkinson guides us through the illustrious nation birthed by this great river.
March 3, 2015 | Paperback | Vintage |
$17.95

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