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The Oxford book of travel verse

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here is a poetry collection sure to delight and inspire the adventurous traveler and the armchair dreamer alike. As pilgrims, missionaries and explorers, as soldiers, diplomats, merchants and tourists, the British have for many centuries ventured forth to see the world. Among them have been great poets like Marvell, Shelley, Coleridge, and Rossetti, and some whose voices are less well-known, brought together for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford book of travel verse.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
(OCoLC)567942610
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Crossley-Holland
ISBN: 0192141562 9780192141569
OCLC Number: 13159093
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xxxiv, 423 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: chosen and edited by Kevin Crossley-Holland.
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"Here is a poetry collection sure to delight and inspire the adventurous traveler and the armchair dreamer alike. As pilgrims, missionaries and explorers, as soldiers, diplomats, merchants and tourists, the British have for many centuries ventured forth to see the world. Among them have been great poets like Marvell, Shelley, Coleridge, and Rossetti, and some whose voices are less well-known, brought together for the first time in an anthology that charts the British abroad as reflected in their verse" -- publisher description (October 2006).

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