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500 Places to See Before They Disappear

WLD155
Holly Hughes
Frommer's
2011
480
1118046005
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This wide-ranging survey, by a former editor at Frommer's, includes not only natural places at risk, but also archeaological sites, threatened architecture -- even neighborhoods.
$19.99

Journeys of a Lifetime

TVL129
National Geographic Society
National Geographic
2007
400
1426201257
HARD COVER
Reference
0
0
0
0
The savvy editors of National Geographic present 500 favorite, once-in-a-lifetime voyages, treks and trips in this lavish compendium. The stately procession of photographs, maps and essays don’t just draw you in, they would make any tourist office proud.
$40.00

The Art of Travel

TVL13
Alain de Botton
Vintage Books
2004
256
0375725342
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A digressive riff on desire, happiness and how best to experience travel by the Proust scholar and philosopher Alain de Botton who asks: "What is the point of traveling?"
$16.95

1,000 Places to See Before You Die

TVL23
Patricia Schultz
Workman Publishing Company
2015
1216
0761156860
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A traveler's life list, completely revised for a second edition. The phenomenal bestseller from the charming and talented Patricia Schulz is now illustrated with color photographs. The tantalizing roundup features 200 new entries, inspired mini-itineraries, 28 new countries and 200 more pages.
$23.95

Time Out the World's Greatest Cities

WLD179
Time Out (Editor)
TimeOut
2009
350
1846701414
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The travel-savvy editors of TimeOut profile and rank 75 great cities, from New York (number one) to Bogata, Sydney, Tokyo and Venice.
$29.95

Once in a Lifetime Trips, The World's 50 Most Extraordinary and Memorable Travel Experiences

TVL482
Chris Santella
Clarkson Potter
2009
224
030740692X
HARD COVER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Chris Santella interviewed 50 travel experts for this well-illustrated roundup of nature, adventure and culture tours around the world.
$24.95

World Heritage Sites

CON53
UNESCO Publishing
Firefly Books
2016
932
1770858172
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
How many have you visited? This beautifully illustrated compendium, just revised, includes color photographs, a map and succinct descriptions of each of the 1,031 archaeological sites, monuments, cities and parks inscribed by UNESCO from 1978 to 2016. Organized by order of inscription.
$29.95

A Year in the World, Journeys of a Passionate Traveler

TVL109
Frances Mayes
Broadway Books
2007
420
0767910052
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A warm account of mostly Mediterranean travels -- Spain, Portugal, Greece, Sicily, Capri, Sardinia, the Turkish Coast, Naples, Burgundy, Scotland -- arranged by season.
$16.00

The Conde Nast Traveler Book of Unforgettable Journeys, Great Writers on Great Places

TVL127
Klara Glowczewska (Editor)
Penguin Putnam
2007
416
0143112619
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Twenty-one transporting tales by Simon Winchester, Pico Iyer, William Dalrymple, Patricia Storace, Edna O'Brien, Jan Morris and other favorite writers published on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Conde Nast Traveler.
$17.00

Worlds to Explore, Classic Tales of Travel and Adventure from National Geographic Magazine

TVL103
Mark D. Jenkins (Editor), Simon Winchester (Introduction)
National Geographic
2007
438
1426200447
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Jenkins tapped 50 National Geographic articles dating from the turn of the century to the 1950s for this marvelous compilation of adventures by Roy Chapman Andrews, Richard Byrd, Edmund Hillary and others today less known.
$15.95

100 Animals to See Before They Die

BST108
Nick Garbutt, Mike Unwin
Bradt Publications
2007
169
1841622362
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Wildlife photographer Garbutt partnered with the London Zoological Society for this compelling compendium of critically endangered mammals worldwide. The superb selection of photographs is accompanied by maps, information on where to see each species, and details on natural history, threats and habitats.
$37.00

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Earth From Above, 365 Days

GEN159
Yann Arthus-Bertrand (Photographer)
Harry N. Abrams
2009
792
081098461X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A terrific, thought-provoking portrait of Planet Earth as documented in 365 striking full-color illustrations, one for each day of the year.
$35.00

Light at the Edge of the World

WLD34
Wade Davis
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
192
0792264746
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Explorer-in-Residence at National Geographic Wade Davis surveys the global diversity of peoples and cultures in this meditative account of travels from the Arctic to the Amazon to Borneo.
$14.95

In Ruins: A Journey Through History, Art, and Literature

TVL37
Christopher Woodward
Vintage Books
2003
280
1400030862
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
In this infectiously compelling book, art historian Woodward meditates on the allure, majesty and history of our fascination with antiquities, mixing his own observations with those of writers, painters, and architects.
$16.00

The Travel Book, Square Edition

WLD50
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2013
888
174220905X
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A big, glossy overview of what the world's got to offer travelers from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
$24.99

The Past from Above

WLD88
Georg Gerster (Photographer)
Getty Trust Publications
2007
416
0892368756
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A celebration of World Heritage, Gerster's dazzling low aerial photographs depict exceptional archaeological sites, castles and sanctuaries from the Great Wall of China to Stonehenge, the Acropolis, Borobudur, Aleppo and the fortified town of Carcassonne.
$39.95

The Smart Traveler's Passport, 399 Tips from Seasoned Travelers

TVL133
Erk Torkells (Editor)
Chronicle Books
2007
224
1594741778
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This collection of columns from the savvy editors at Budget Travel, cleverly made up as a real passport, covers packing and preparations, safety, shopping and a host of other invaluable suggestions.
$14.95

100 Places Every Woman Should Go

TVL135
Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Holly Morris (Introduction)
Traveler's Tales
2007
331
1932361472
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Elizondo Griest's dream book and guide celebrates women and travel, from places to dance, spas, adventures, boutiques, bazaars and simply wonderful places to visit from Krakow and Andalucia to San Cristobal de las Casas and Chengdu.
$16.95

The Archaeology of Tomorrow, Architecture and the Spirit of Place

WLD144
Price, Travis, Wyner, Ken (Photographer), Wade Davis (Foreword)
Mandala Pub Group
2006
208
193277193X
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
1
0
0
Travis Price's spirited survey of great architecture from ancient to modern, with 160 gorgeous full-color photographs by Ken Wyner.
$45.00

Riding the Hulahula to the Arctic Ocean

TVL455
Don Mankin
National Geographic
2008
304
1426202784
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Mankin reeled in friends and family to join him on "Extraordinary Adventures for the Seasoned Traveler," 50 once-in-a-lifetime trips like hiking the Inca Trail and tracking mountain gorillas, and then wrote this book describing them all in down-to-earth detail. Lucky dog!
$18.95

The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life

TVL456
Pam Grout
National Geographic
2008
287
1426202792
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Pam Grout's roundup of quirky and out of the ordinary vacations around the globe.
$19.95

Living Light

NAT154
Kevin Schafer
2007
122
0977898601
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Veteran naturalist Kevin Schafer's stunning collection of 100 favorite wildlife and landscape photographs spans the globe, with essays and tales of the stories behind the pictures.
$45.00

My Favorite Place on Earth, Celebrated People Share Their Travel Discoveries

TVL465
Jerry Camarillo Dunn
National Geographic
2009
272
142620230X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
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In this engaging survey, diverse figures-- from Sandra Day O'Connor to Jerry Seinfeld to Donald Trump-- answer the question "what is your favorite travel discovery?"
$22.95

Destination Wildlife

CON49
Pamela K. Brodowsky
Penguin Putnam
2009
800
0399534865
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide to seeing wildlife worldwide relies on the expertise of the National Wildlife Federation.
$20.00

Top 100 Birding Sites of the World

BRD72
Dominic Couzens
University of California Press
2009
320
0520259327
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Whether it's dancing cranes, cassowaries in Queensland, the avian endemics of the Seychelles or the astounding display of lesser flamingos on Africa's Rift Valley lakes, this gorgeous book describes the best spots for birds. Truly global, each entry includes a list of key species, map and travel information.
$58.95

Off the Tourist Trail

TVL472
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2009
336
0756653991
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This inspiring roundup of favorite places by the experts at Eyewitness Travel zeroes in on lesser-known, little-visited alternatives, including ancient and historic cities, festivals, national parks and other marvels around the world.
$40.00

The Ethical Travel Guide

TVL476
Polly Pattullo
Earthscan
2009
240
1844077594
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Escape tourist traps and 'guilt trips' with this guide to ethical and sustainable travel. Make sure your vacation doesn’t come at someone else's expense -- and enjoy a richer, deeper experience for it. With listings of places to stay in over 60 countries, there's something here for every taste and budget.
$27.95

Food Journeys of a Lifetime

WLD177
National Geographic Society
National Geographic
2009
320
1426205074
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
From the earthy flavors of Argentina to Tokyo's freshest sushi and France's best wineries, the latest title of National Geographic's popular series focuses on food-inspired itineraries throughout the world.
$40.00

Clean Breaks, 500 New Ways to See the World

WLD188
Richard Hammond
Rough Guides
2009
392
1848360479
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Discerning eco-vacations, as chosen by the editors of Rough Guides (and nicely illustrated too).
$29.99

Postcards from Around the Globe

WLD189
National Public Radio
Highbridge
2009
1598878573
AUDIO CD
Anthology
0
0
0
0
NPR host Noah Adams' intiguing tales, full of unexpected humor and history, are built for the road.
$14.95

100 Islands, The Ultimate Escapes of a Lifetime

TVL495
Sabrina Talarico (Editor)
Universe Publishing
2010
264
0789320649
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Featuring 300 gorgeous color photographs of island retreats ranging across Europe, the Caribbean, South Pacific and Austral-Asia.
$45.00

Where to Go When: Italy

ITA168
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2010
336
0756669057
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This helpful vacation planner describes the best of every region of Italy month-by-month and features beautiful full-color photographs. With a foreword by Frances Mayes.
$40.00