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What the traveller saw

Author: Eric Newby
Publisher: London : Flamingo, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of travel essays by a distinguished travel writer. Other books by Eric Newby include "The Last Grain Race", "Slowly Down the Ganges", "Love and War in the Appennines" and "On the Shores  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Newby
ISBN: 0006545777 9780006545774
OCLC Number: 28747873
Description: 205 pages, 48 unnumbered pages of plates
Contents: "A queen's ransom - crossing the Atlantic in QE1"; "Home from Home - Italy"; "Morning of the World - Bali 1969"; "Way Down the Wawayowkastic River - Canada 1969"; "Divine Archipelago, Fiji 1971"; "Gastronomic Travels Without a Donkey - France 1965"; "Round the Horn Before the Mast - 1938/39"; "A Bubble in the South China Sea - Hong Kong 1970"; "Mother Ganges - India 1963"; "The Edge of the Western World - Ireland 1960"; "Whelksville-on-Sea - Southend in 1963"; "A Week on Round Island - A Lighthouse in the Scillies, 1963"; "Imperial Outing - China 1973"; "Across the Oxus - Kabul - Moscow - Vienna 1956"; "Not Such a Promising Land - Israel 1956"; "Where Europe Lands - Portugal 1969"; "Castles in the Air - Spain 1965"; "Visions of a Battered Paradise - Turkey 1966"; "Off the Shores of the Spanish Main - Haiti 1972"; "In the Realms of Yucatan - Mexico 1971"; "Elephant Dances - East Africa 1967".
Responsibility: Eric Newby.

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'One of the sharpest, funniest and most boisterously entertaining of all travel writers' Jeremy Lewis, Sunday Times 'Eric Newby seems to have an inexhaustible secret supply of that serendipity on Read more...

 
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