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A Traveller's Year (Paperback)

Travis Elborough

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Paperback. A Traveller's Year is an anthology of extracts from diaries, journals and letters, two or three for each day of the year, on the subject of travel and exploration. The extracts convey men .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 528 pages. 1.250. Bookseller Inventory # 9780711237605

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Title: A Traveller's Year (Paperback)

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

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A Traveller's Year is an anthology of extracts from diaries, journals and letters, two or three for each day of the year, on the subject of travel and exploration. The extracts convey men and women's experiences of travel and discovery throughout the centuries from classical times to the early twenty-first century, with an emphasis on the period 1750 - 1950, the classic era of both European exploration and diary-writing. The authors of the pieces range from famous explorers such as Captains Cook and Scott to modern travel writers journeying through the contemporary world, from people who pushed back the boundaries of geographical knowledge to people who wrote about what they did on their summer holidays.

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Travis Elborough has been a freelance writer, author, and cultural commentator for more than a decade. His books include The Bus We Loved: London's Affair with the Routemaster, Wish You Were Here: England on Sea and London Bridge in America With Bob Stanley from the band Saint Etienne, he co-wrote the script for How We Used to Live, a BFI London archive film directed by Paul Kelly, that premiered at the 2013 London Film Festival. He is currently the Chisenhale Gallery's 2014/5 Offsite Artist in Residence in Victoria Park, East London. Nick Rennison has worked as a writer, editor and bookseller for more than twenty years. His London Blue Plaque WC Guide has been through three editions in the last decade and he has also published The Book of London Lists, described by the London Evening Standard as a book that 'can teach even the most die-hard Londoner something they didn't know'. He lives in Stockport.

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