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A book of travellers' tales

Author: Eric Newby
Publisher: New York, NY : Viking, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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David Livingstone on being attacked by a lion in Africa, Cecil Beaton on an evening with the Rolling Stones in Marrakesh, Roman Emperor Hannibal on crossing the Alps, Henry James on the Epsom Derby, John Steinbeck on trying to get out of a small town in upstate New York ... these are some of the more than 300 writers and subjects represented in this veritable Who's Who of travellers from 430 B.C. to the 1980s.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Newby
ISBN: 0670810495 9780670810499
OCLC Number: 13186453
Description: 576 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Advice to travellers --
Africa --
Europe --
Great Britain and Ireland --
Near Asia --
Middle Asia --
Far Asia --
North America --
Central and South America and the Caribbean --
Australia and New Zealand --
The Arctic and the Antarctic.
Responsibility: assembled by Eric Newby.

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David Livingstone on being attacked by a lion in Africa, Cecil Beaton on an evening with the Rolling Stones in Marrakesh, Roman Emperor Hannibal on crossing the Alps, Henry James on the Epsom Derby, John Steinbeck on trying to get out of a small town in upstate New York ... these are some of the more than 300 writers and subjects represented in this veritable Who's Who of travellers from 430 B.C. to the 1980s.

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