Travel Picks!

 

 

Our favorite Travel books to places real and unreal.

 

 

How to Travel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781999917968
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Published: School of Life - October 8th, 2019

Going traveling is one of the few things we undertake in a direct attempt to make ourselves happy--and frequently, in fascinating ways, we fail. We get bored, cross, anxious, or lonely. It isn't surprising: our societies act as if going traveling were simple, just a case of handing over the right sum of money.


Phantom Islands Cover Image
By Dirk Liesemer, Peter Lewis (Translated by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781912208326
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Published: Haus Publishing - November 23rd, 2019

From the famed Atlantis to the remote Rupes Nigra, islands have long held our fascination: they are locales isolated from ordinary life, lurking in unexplored corners of the globe and thus full of undisclosed mysteries.


The Seine: The River that Made Paris Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393609356
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 29th, 2019

A vibrant, enchanting tour of the Seine from longtime New York Times foreign correspondent and best-selling author Elaine Sciolino.


Mud and Stars: Travels in Russia with Pushkin, Tolstoy, and Other Geniuses of the Golden Age Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524748012
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Published: Pantheon - November 5th, 2019

ONE OF SMITHSONIAN'S BEST TRAVEL BOOKS OF THE YEAR


Outpost Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781786891556
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Published: Canongate Books - July 2nd, 2019

For those who go in search of the isolation, silence and adventure of wild places it is--perhaps ironically--to the man-made shelters that they need to head; the outposts: bothies, bivouacs, cabins and huts. Part of their allure is their simplicity: enough architecture to shelter from the weather but not so much as to distract from the immediate environment around.


Airline Maps: A Century of Art and Design Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780143134077
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Published: Penguin Books - October 29th, 2019

A nostalgic and celebratory look back at one hundred years of passenger flight, featuring full-color reproductions of route maps and posters from the world's most iconic airlines, from the author of bestselling cult classic Transit Maps of the World.


Cabin Porn: Inside Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780316423090
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Published: Voracious - October 1st, 2019

Learn to make your own quiet place somewhere with this inspiring journey inside tranquil cabins and handmade homes, from the creators of the wildly popular Cabin Porn phenomenon.


An Underground Guide to Sewers: Or: Down, Through and Out in Paris, London, New York, &c. Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780262043342
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Published: Mit Press - November 5th, 2019

A global guide to sewers that celebrates the magnificently designed and engineered structures beneath the world's great cities.


Archipelago: An Atlas of Imagined Islands Cover Image
By Huw Lewis-Jones (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9780500022566
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Published: Thames & Hudson - October 15th, 2019

Celebrate the three-hundredth anniversary of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe with this vibrant atlas in which an international gathering of illustrators conjure imaginary islands and castaway dreams.


Epic Drives of the World (Lonely Planet) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781786578648
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Published: Lonely Planet - August 15th, 2017

Buckle up for the next installment in our 'Epic' series and the follow-up to Epic Bike Rides of the World. Epic Drives of the World, a beautiful hardback, showcases 50 of the greatest road trips on Earth, from classic routes in America, Australia and Europe, to incredible adventures in Asia and Africa.


Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9781523506484
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 15th, 2019

Discover wonder.

“A wanderlust-whetting cabinet of curiosities on paper.”— New York Times


Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published and changed the way we think about the world, expanding our sense of how strange and m


1,000 Places to See Before You Die (Deluxe Edition): The World as You've Never Seen It Before Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781579657888
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Published: Artisan - October 29th, 2019

Named a Best Gift Book/Best Travel Book of 2019 by the New York Times, Associated Press, House Beautiful, Business Insider, The Daily Beast, Forbes, Seattle Times, and more

“This is the comfort food of travel books. . . .


An Atlas of Geographical Wonders: From Mountaintops to Riverbeds (historical maps and tableaux from the nineteenth century, includes maps by Alexander von Humboldt) Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781616898236
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - September 24th, 2019

This is the first book to catalog comparative maps and tableaux that visualize the heights and lengths of the world's mountains and rivers. Produced predominantly in the nineteenth century, these beautifully rendered maps emerged out of the tide of exploration and scientific developments in measuring techniques.


Wanderlust USA Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Cam Honan (Editor)
$50.00
ISBN: 9783899559859
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Published: Gestalten - November 26th, 2019

Long-distance trekking, short day trips out of town, an extended weekend escapade; the first series installment of our bestselling Wanderlust has it all. Experienced outdoor enthusiasts and those lacing-up their boots for their first time: prepare to hike the diverse American landscape.


Infinite Cities: A Trilogy of Atlases—San Francisco, New Orleans, New York Cover Image
$75.00
ISBN: 9780520314290
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Published: University of California Press - September 3rd, 2019

"The maps themselves are things of beauty."
The New York Times

 
Explore the hidden histories of San Francisco, New Orleans, and New York with this brilliant reinvention of the traditional atlas.