RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 55631133 LA English T1 Literature of travel and exploration : an encyclopedia A1 Speake, Jennifer., PB Fitzroy Dearborn PP New York YR 2003 SN 1579582478 9781579582470 157958425X 9781579584252 1579584241 9781579584245 1579584403 9781579584405 AB "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 references and further readings. Volume one contains two listings that are useful for browsing the three-volume set -- an alphabetical listing of entries and a thematic list of entries. Volume three has a bibliography of all works and articles referenced in the entries as well as a general index."--"The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year," American Libraries, May 2004.