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Eastern Horizons: Hitchhiking the Silk Road

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by Levison Wood
Shortlisted for a 2018 Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award. Levison Wood was only 22 when he decided to hitch-hike from England to India through Russia, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan, but he wasn't the conventional follower of the hippy trail. A fascination with the deeds of the early explorers, a history degree in the bag, an army career already planned and a shoestring budget of GBP750 - including f...
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Walking the Americas

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by Wood, Levison
LONGLISTED IN THE ADVENTURE TRAVEL CATEGORY OF THE 2017 BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK AWARDS SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLERBY THE AUTHOR OF WALKING THE HIMALAYAS, WINNER OF THE 2016 EDWARD STANFORD ADVENTURE TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD'Levison Wood has breathed new life into adventure travel.' Michael PalinWalking the Americas chronicles Levison Wood's 1,800 mile trek along the spine of the Americas, through eight ...
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Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls (Signed and numbered Collector's Edition)

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by Marshall, Tim
We feel more divided than ever. This riveting analysis tells you why. Walls are going up. Nationalism and identity politics are on the rise once more. Thousands of miles of fences and barriers have been erected in the past ten years, and they are redefining our political landscape. There are many reasons why we erect walls, because we are divided in many ways: wealth, race, religion, politics. In Eur...
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The Mapmakers - A History of Stanfords

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by Peter Whitfield
We are proud to sell this wonderful book, as The Mapmakers is quite literally, all about us. One of London’s best known specialist shops, we have been trading, in Charing Cross and now Covent Garden, for more than 150 years and we are famous all over the world as a premier supplier of maps and geographical books.
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Walking the Himalayas: An Adventure of Survival and Endurance

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by Wood, Levison
Winner of the Wanderlust Adventure Travel Book of the Year 2016. 'Levison Wood is a great adventurer and a wonderful storyteller' Sir Ranulph Fiennes 'Britain's best-loved adventurer...he looks like a man who will stare danger in the face and soak up a lot of pain without complaint.' The Times Levison Wood's most challenging expedition yet begins along the Silk Road route of Afghanista...
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A Companion to Easter Island

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by James Grant-Peterkin
The essential guidebook to this mysterious and enigmatic island, and the only book about Easter Island written by someone who actually lives here. This guidebook includes the island's history, culture and all of its significant archaeological sites. It also contains all of the practical information needed for your visit, including island activities and up-to-date restaurant and shopping recommendations. It ...
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The Kindness of Strangers: Travel Stories That Make Your Heart Grow

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by O'Nuallain, Fearghal
Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer Travel opens our minds to the world; it helps us to embrace risk and uncertainty, overcome challenges and understand the people we meet and the places we visit. But what happens when we arrive home? How do our experiences shape us? The Kindness of Strangers explores what it means to be vulnerable and to be helped by someone we've never met bef...
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Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book 2019

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by Johnson, Hugh
Hugh Johnson's Pocket Wine Book is the essential reference book for everyone who buys wine - in shops, restaurants, or on the internet. Now in its 42nd year of publication, it has no rival as the comprehensive, up-to-the-minute annual guide.
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London Pubcats

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by Lane, Vicky & White, Tim
London. Pubs. Cats. What's not to love? Enjoy a pint in purring, furry company, including prawn-loving Lily, Japanese fan favourite Lenny, three-legged Legz, cat-bride Billie and other pub pusses.
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The How to be British Collection

by Martyn Alexander Ford
A perennially popular collection of colour cartoon illustrations, with accompanying texts, on the endearing oddities of our British life and character. Drawing on their many years' experience of teaching English as a Foreign Language the authors also offer the wider world a tongue-in-cheek guide on how to get around in English and at the same time make sense of our 'funny ways'.
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Build the Dragon

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by Dugald Steer
Build a spectacular 3D moving model of a Western dragon, then wind up the motor and watch it come to life. Find out everything you need to know about dragons from around the world with the 32-page book, from myths and legends to anatomy, behaviour and supernatural powers.
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Ultimate Signspotting - Absurd and Amusing Signs from Around the World

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by Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet's original Signspotting books garnered phenomenal worldwide sales of over 300,000 copies. And now the world of gaffes and miscommunications is back with Ultimate Signspotting, a round-up of the world's most perplexing signs and garbled messages.
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Walking the Nile, with 16 pages of colour photographs

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by Levison Wood
A major Channel 4 series and a Sunday Times bestseller His journey is 4,250 miles long. He is walking every step of the way, camping in the wild, foraging for food, fending for himself against multiple dangers. He is passing through rainforest, savannah, swamp, desert and lush delta oasis. He will cross seven, very different countries. No one has ever made this journey on foot. In this detailed, thought...
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The Shortest History of Germany

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by Hawes, James
In his acclaimed new bestseller, now in paperback, James Hawes tells the story of Europe's most admired and feared country, from Julius Caesar to Angela Merkel. With more than 100 maps and images, this is a fresh, concise and entertaining attempt to answer the question: are the Germans really us, or them?
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Londres Bars et Restos Insolites

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Spanish Edition. Secret London - Bars & Restaurants in the Jonglez series of guides; profiling a range of European cities as well as thematic titles and designed to explore the undiscovered and hidden attractions usually hidden from tourists. The ‘Secret’ titles present a range of sites - including gardens, museums, squares, churches, parks and distinctive architecture - that are often not covered by oth...
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Londres Insolite et Secrete

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Spanish Edition. Secret London - Bars & Restaurants in the Jonglez series of guides; profiling a range of European cities as well as thematic titles and designed to explore the undiscovered and hidden attractions usually hidden from tourists. The ‘Secret’ titles present a range of sites - including gardens, museums, squares, churches, parks and distinctive architecture - that are often not covered by oth...
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The Rough Guide to Croatia

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by Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to Croatia is the ultimate travel guide to one of Mediterranean Europe's most beautiful and unspoiled countries. With over a thousand islands, clear blue waters, inland waterfalls, stylish cities, Roman remains and medieval towns, Croatia packs a punch far above its size. With The Rough Guide to Croatia, you'll discover the best of the country's inventive local food scene, off-the-beaten tra...
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The London Loop: Recreational Path Guide

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by David Sharp
For 140 miles, the London LOOP (London Outer Orbital Path) follows a green corridor right around the capital, offering a circular walk among secret countryside that can make you forget you're within a few miles of Heathrow Airport, the A13, or the suburban sprawl of Croydon, Watford or Dagenham.
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The Rough Guide to Walks in London & the Southeast

by Smith, Helena
Whether you fancy strolling the Saxon Shore, wandering in the Weald or enjoying a day of dawdling in the capital, the fully updated third edition of The Rough Guide to Walks in London and the Southeast is the ultimate guide to walks in this richly varied region.
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This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor - The Sunday Times Bestseller

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by Kay, Adam
`Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable.' - Stephen Fry
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