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Literature of travel and exploration : an encyclopedia

Author: Jennifer Speake
Publisher: New York : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003.
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"Connoisseurs of travel writing and those planning a trip will delight in this new encyclopedia. Entries describe journeys, voyages, and routes; world travelers and their writings in diaries, letters, logbooks, and postcards; remarkable destinations; geographers and cartographers; and contemporary travel writers and their works. Author entries include biographical profiles. Each entry is complete with a list of  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Literature of travel and exploration.
New York : Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003
(OCoLC)697760347
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Speake
ISBN: 1579582478 9781579582470 157958425X 9781579584252 1579584241 9781579584245 1579584403 9781579584405
OCLC Number: 55631133
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. A --
F --
v. 2. G --
P --
v. 3. R --
Z, Index.
Responsibility: Jennifer Speake, editor.
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