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Whether you’re planning a cultural trip to Paris, backpacking around Asia, cruising in the Caribbean, or simply wish to visit faraway places from the comfort of your sofa, start your journey here. Discover our huge range of new and classic travel writing, and browse inspiring travel books on the British Isles, Africa, the Americas, Australia and the Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, as well as exhilarating books on expeditions and outdoors pursuits.

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Our Best Travel Writing

The Salt Path
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Landlines
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Islands of Abandonment
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The Wild Silence
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Into Iraq
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Madhouse at the End of the Earth
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Journeys to Impossible Places
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Espana: a Brief History of Spain
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The Amur River
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The Places In Between
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Underland
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Around the World in 80 Trains
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The Old Ways
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The Ship Beneath the Ice
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Nine Quarters of Jerusalem
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Beyond Possible
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The Road to Little Dribbling
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Erebus: The Story of a Ship
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A masterwork of travel writing fuelled by an impeccable narrative drive, Kassabova’s spellbinding volume takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through the history, people and nature of the Mesta River region in her native Bulgaria.
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Our Best New & Coming Soon Travel Writing

Finding Hildasay
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The North Will Rise Again
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Sarn Helen
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Elixir
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The Treeline
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36 Islands
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Soundings
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Grounded
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The Meaning of Geese
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London: A Guide for Curious Wanderers
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One Thousand Shades of Green
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Riding Out
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The Hidden Fires
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Steeple Chasing
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One Place de l'Eglise
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Time on Rock
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Explorer
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Perfect Gifts for Travellers

Wild Maps
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Where To Go When
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Bradshaw's Handbook
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Secret Britain
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Landscape Photographer of the Year
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Hike
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Lonely Planet Epic Drives of the World
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Epic Train Journeys
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The Flightless Traveller
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Lonely Planet The Travel Book
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Lonely Planet Epic Hikes of the World
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The Book Lover's Bucket List
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There and Back
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Collins World Atlas: Complete Edition
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Following in the footsteps of the great Nan Shepherd and her seminal The Living Mountain, Glover crafts an evocative and immersive slice of travel writing about how the beauty and grandeur of the Cairngorms spoke to her soul.
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Our Best Travel Writing in Paperback

Madhouse at the End of the Earth
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Journeys to Impossible Places
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The Amur River
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Shackleton
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The Instant
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Clanlands
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The Third Pole
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The Hero's Way
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A Thing of Beauty
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Vuelta Skelter
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Windswept
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Marram
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Cry of the Kalahari
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Wanderlust
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Dear Bill Bryson
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Waypoints
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Black Earth
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The End of the Road
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Our Best British Travel Writing

The Salt Path
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The Old Ways
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The Road to Little Dribbling
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Notes From A Small Island
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Walking Home
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Waterlog
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Attention All Shipping
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Walking Away
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Pies and Prejudice
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Sea Room
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Round Ireland With A Fridge
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The Marches
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The Debatable Land
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Watling Street
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Once Upon A Time In The West...Country
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Engel's England
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The January Man
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Love of Country
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Our Best Travel Writing on Europe

Why the Dutch are Different
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Neither Here, Nor There
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Driving Over Lemons
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The Land Where Lemons Grow
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A Year in Provence
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Travels with Epicurus
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French Revolutions
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Homage to Barcelona
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Paris
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Trieste
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Four Seasons in Rome
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Round Ireland With A Fridge
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Icebreaker
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A Time in Rome
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How to be Danish
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Trans-Europe Express
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The Durrells of Corfu
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Illuminating and deeply moving, the story of Seldon's epic trek from the French-Swiss border to the English Channel - the Western Front Way - is a stirring tribute both to the fallen of the First World War and the power of walking itself.
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Our Best Travel Writing on Africa

No Picnic on Mount Kenya
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The Shadow of the Sun
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Blood River
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A Year in Marrakesh
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Dark Star Safari
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Journey Without Maps
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Green Hills of Africa
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Adventures in Morocco
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Africa Solo
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The Innocent Anthropologist
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I Dreamed of Africa
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The Timbuktu School for Nomads
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Saharan Journey
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Travels with a Tangerine
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Karama!
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The Masque of Africa
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Our Best Travel Writing on The Americas

The Penguin Lessons
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Into the Wild
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Travels with Charley
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In Patagonia
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Deep South
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Kings of the Yukon
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Bad Times In Buenos Aires
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Walking the Americas
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Our Woman in Havana
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Short Walks from Bogota
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The Traveller's Tree
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America
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Turn Right At Machu Picchu
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The Golden Door
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The Trouble I've Seen
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The Collector of Leftover Souls
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Ghost Riders
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I Left My Tent in San Francisco
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One of the globe's greatest wildernesses, the tumultuous history of 'the roof of the world' is described with grandeur and true storytelling skill by an unfailingly eloquent expert on the region.
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Our Best Travel Writing on Asia

Nothing To Envy
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Lost Japan
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Eat the Buddha
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The Great Railway Bazaar
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Indonesia Etc.
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A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
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Around India in 80 Trains
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Hokkaido Highway Blues
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Ottoman Odyssey
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In Search of Kazakhstan
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A Dragon Apparent
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The Lost Heart of Asia
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Travels on my Elephant
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The Waiting Land
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Shadow of the Silk Road
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White Mountain
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The Epic City
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Looking for Adventure
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Our Best Travel Writing on Australasia & the Pacific

Down Under
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The Songlines
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The Happy Isles of Oceania
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The Kon-Tiki Expedition
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In Tasmania
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In the Land of Oz
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Terra Nullius
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The Journals of Captain Cook
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30 Days in Sydney
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Our Best Travel Writing on the Middle East

The Places In Between
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Arabia
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Revolutionary Ride
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Palestinian Walks
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From the Holy Mountain
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Arabian Sands
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The Road to Oxiana
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My House in Damascus
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The 8.55 To Baghdad
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Sultan in Oman
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Walking to Jerusalem
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To Jerusalem and Back
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Arabia through the Looking Glass
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Mirror To Damascus
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Fifty Miles Wide
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Syria
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Yemen
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Penned by the Director of Exploration on the expeditions, The Ship Beneath the Ice tells the thrilling true story of how, over a century after it disappeared under the Antarctic pack ice, Ernest Shackleton's vessel Endurance was sensationally discovered.
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Our Best Travel Writing on the Outdoors & Exploration

Madhouse at the End of the Earth
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The Moth and the Mountain
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A Voyage For Madmen
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South
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No Picnic on Mount Kenya
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The Worst Journey in the World
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The Accidental Adventurer
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Up
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Great Expeditions
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There and Back
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Captain Scott
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Arctic Dreams
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Cold
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I May Be Some Time
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The Great Explorers
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Expedition
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The Faber Book of Exploration
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Shackleton
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