Classic travel writing

    Letters from Iceland

    By Louis MacNeice

    Paperback £11.45

    In the summer of 1936, W H Auden and Louis MacNeice visited Iceland on commission to write a travel book, but found themselves capturing concerns on a scale that were far more international. This is a collaboration in poetry and prose, reportage and correspondence, published in 1937 with the Spanish...

    Come, Tell Me How You Live

    By Agatha Christie

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    Agatha Christie's personal memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan, where she worked on the digs and wrote some of her most evocative novels.

    Charles Robert Cockerell in the Mediterranean

    By Susan Pearce

    Hardback £42.96

    Charles R. Cockerell 1788-1863 was one of the most significant nineteenth-century British architects and a major player in the cultural shift from the Georgian eighteenth to the Victorian nineteenth century.

    Camping on the Wye

    By S. K. Baker

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    During their university holidays in the late 1880s, S.K. Baker and three of his University College friends clad in stripy blazers and boaters spent time sailing and camping on the River Wye. Baker, a keen artist and diarist, recorded their travels in watercolour in two small leather bound books. The...

    Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

    By Isabella L. Bird

    Paperback £8.45

    Isabella Bird, an Englishwoman whose extensive travels and writings earned her the first female membership of the Royal Geographical Society, visited Malaya, Singapore, Indo-China and Hong Kong in 1879.

    Following the Equator

    By Mark Twain

    Paperback £11.45

    Following the Equator is the fifth and most interesting of Twain's travel narratives, and the one that most bears out the declaration that he once wrote to his mother: "I am wild with impatience to move - move -Move!"

    Crying of the Wind

    By Ithell Colquhoun

    Paperback £8.45

    The Crying of the Wind and The Living Stones make up British Surrealist Ithell Colquhoun's unique memoirs and travelogues, reprinted for the first time since 1957, now with an introduction by acclaimed comedian Stewart Lee. In The Crying of the Wind Colquhoun's travels in Ireland provide a fascinating and romantic...

    Writer Abroad

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    In The Writer Abroad, Lucinda Hawksley takes us on a literary journey around the world, through extracts from Arthur Conan Doyle in Australia, Joseph Conrad in the Congo, Charles Dickens in Italy, Henry James in France, Mary Wollstonecraft in Sweden, and many more.

    Living Stones

    By Ithell Colquhoun

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    The Living Stones and The Crying of the Wind make up British Surrealist Ithell Colquhoun's unique memoirs and travelogues, reprinted for the first time since 1957, now with an introduction by acclaimed comedian Stewart Lee. In The Living Stones Colquhoun takes us through Cornwall, providing a fascinating and romantic key...

    Appleton's Railway Guide to the USA and Canada

    By D. Appleton

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