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  1. INTERESTING TIMES

    INTERESTING TIMES

    PETER BROOKES

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    A new collection of satirical sketches of contemporary political life by Britain’s greatest living cartoonist. Peter Brookes of The Times showcases the stand-out pieces from his opinion-page ... Learn More
  2. THE MEDIEVAL BOOK  AND A MODERN COLLECTOR

    THE MEDIEVAL BOOK AND A MODERN COLLECTOR
    Essays in Honour of Toshiyuki Takamiya

    Edited by TAKAMI MATSUDA, RICHARD A LINENTHAL and JOHN SCAHILL

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    This acclaimed study of English medieval manuscripts and early printed books -- many items from Professor Takamiya’s own collection -- quickly sold out in hardcover. The subjects range from Saint Je... Learn More
  3. SOUTH FROM EPHESUS

    SOUTH FROM EPHESUS
    Travels through Aegean Turkey

    BRIAN SEWELL

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    Weary of what he called the ‘tyranny’ of western art, Sewell first visited Turkey in 1975. He thought that anything he found would have no relevance to the European art he had so compulsively ‘s... Learn More
  4. THE PORTABLE PARADISE

    THE PORTABLE PARADISE
    Baedeker, Murray and the Victorian Guidebook

    JONATHAN KEATES

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    Keates’s passion for collecting vintage guidebooks has resulted in a beguiling work of cultural archaeology, which explores the experience of travel for the British before the First World War. Unlik... Learn More
  5. THE LIQUID CONTINENT

    THE LIQUID CONTINENT
    A Mediterranean Trilogy
    Vol 1: Alexandria Vol 2: Venice Vol 3: Istanbul

    NICHOLAS WOODSWORTH

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    Combining history and travel narrative, these volumes recount Woodsworth’s journeys around the eastern edge of the Mediterranean, the sea which gave birth to western civilisation. This sea, he says,... Learn More
  6. THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA

    THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA
    Original Photographs from the Epic Journey that Fulfilled Shackleton’s Dream

    GEORGE LOWE and HUW LEWIS-JONES

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    It was a journey long thought impossible. The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctica Expedition of 1957/58, led by Vivian ‘Bunny’ Fuchs, was one of the twentieth century’s triumphs of exploration – a p... Learn More
  7. CLIMBING DAYS

    CLIMBING DAYS

    DAN RICHARDS

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    The author is here on the trail of his great-great-aunt, Dorothy Pilley, a prominent and pioneering mountaineer of the early twentieth century. For years, Dorothy and her husband, the literary critic ... Learn More
  8. TOURISTS, TRAVELLERS AND HOTELS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY JERUSALEM

    TOURISTS, TRAVELLERS AND HOTELS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY JERUSALEM
    On Mark Twain and Charles Warren at the Mediterranean Hotel

    SHIMON GIBSON, YONI SHAPIRA and RUPERT L CHAPMAN

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    Jerusalem was a constant focus of all pilgrims and tourists travelling to the Holy Land in the nineteenth century, but knowing exactly where they might get clean and decent accommodation was of the ut... Learn More
  9. BERLIN NOW

    BERLIN NOW
    The City After the Wall

    PETER SCHNEIDER

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    Over the last five decades, no other city has changed more than Berlin. Divided in 1961, reunited in 1989, it has morphed over the last twenty-five years into Europe's most vibrant melting-pot of arti... Learn More
  10. TESTING TIMES

    TESTING TIMES

    PETER BROOKES

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    This volume of political cartoons from the award-winning Times cartoonist Peter Brookes is full of great satire and brutally effective caricatures. There’s often a touch of vulgarity about th... Learn More

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