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Girl's Guide to the Wild Be an Adventure-Seeking Outdoor Explorer!
ISBN: PB: 9781632171719, Sasquatch Books, July 2019
256 pp., 19x14 cm, colour illus.
Your definitive guide to getting outside – for girls ages 9-12! In addition to basic outdoor skills, this entertaining guidebook includes easy camping recipes, outdoor projects including science experiments and crafts, fun activity suggestions, and i...
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£14,99
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Bilingual Guide to Japan Japanese Gardens
ISBN: PB: 9784093886260, Nippan IPS, June 2019
128 pp., 18.2x12 cm, 45 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
The fifth book from the Bilingual Guide to Japan series. Written in both English/Japaneselish and Japanese, this unique handbook teaches an appreciation of Japanese gardens and introduces many famous gardens from Kyoto to Tokyo. Not only is this boo...
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£16,99
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Mexico City Cradle of Empires
ISBN: HB: 9781789140736, Reaktion Books, May 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 107 illus., 75 in colour
Mexico City has always been a seat of empire. In its grandiose pretentions and sheer swagger, it gives the impression of power exercised over great distances. And yet this power has frequently been contested, lending the city a tough, battle-hardened...
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£14,95
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Sails & Winds A Cultural History of Valencia
ISBN: PB: 9781909930759, Signal Books, April 2019
388 pp., 21x15 cm
For sale in CIS only! The towns of Valencia's long coast and privileged climate, in particular Benidorm, southern Europe's skyscraper capital, are famous beach tourism destinations. Country of fire, fireworks and long meals (often featuring the reno...
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£14,99
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That Untravell'd World Seven Journeys Through Turkey
ISBN: PB: 9781909930766, Signal Books, April 2019
292 pp., 21x15 cm
For sale in CIS only! Nicholas Dylan Ray grew up next to an American national park, whose mountains and forests he explored to escape his troubled home. As a young man, he left the United States, and aged twenty-two set out on a six-month journey fr...
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£12,99
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Quite Quintessential A Walk Round the Qs of England
ISBN: PB: 9781909930773, Signal Books, April 2019
192 pp., 21x15 cm
For sale in CIS only! After his walk from Hook of Holland to Istanbul, Jeremy Cameron was at something of a loose end. Various suggestions were made for his future, but they tended toward the dangerous, undignified or embarrassing. He resorted inste...
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£9,99
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400 Years of Travel Diaries The Art of Sketching
ISBN: HB: 9788416851935, Promopress, March 2019
160 pp., 24x22 cm, fully illustrated in colour
Caught between travel guides and artists' books, the travel diary has swung between a journalistic documentary style and visual expression. It is a literary and artistic genre that is composite and plural, heterogeneous and subjective. This book illu...
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£24,99
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Renaissance Prague
ISBN: PB: 9788024638577, Karolinum Press, March 2019
190 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 129 colour plates, 15 halftones, 2 maps
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! At the end of the fifteenth century, when the Jagiellons and first Habsburg rulers sat on Prague's throne, the character of the city's municipalities began to transition from medieval to R...
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£23,00
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Atlas of an Anxious Man
ISBN: PB: 9780857426314, ISBN: HB: 9780857423146, Seagull Books, March 2019
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In "The Atlas of an Anxious Man", Christoph Ransmayr offers a mesmerizing travel diary – a sprawling tale of earthly wonders seen by a wandering eye. This is an exquisite, lyrically told travel story. Translated by Simon Pare, this unique account fol...
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£16,99
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£20,50
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Georg Forster Voyager, Naturalist, Revolutionary
ISBN: HB: 9780226467351, University of Chicago Press, March 2019
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Georg Forster (1754-1794) was in many ways self-taught and rarely had two cents to rub together, but he became one of the most dynamic figures of the Enlightenment: a brilliant writer, naturalist, explorer, illustrator, translator – and a revolutiona...
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£34,00
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