Lonely Planet - Curiosities And Splendour | Peter's of Kensington

Lonely Planet
Curiosities And Splendour

Product Number: 441864

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Got the urge to travel?

It doesn’t matter whether you’re heading interstate or planning a two year, round-the-world trip – you only really need to pack one thing…

If you’re planning a trip, you need a Lonely Planet guide. Every edition is packed with maps, phrase guides, places to go, things to do and more. With countless hours of research on tourist favourites and well-kept secrets, and hundreds of recommendations on places to go, sights to see, and where to find the best shopping, food and hotels, they’re the go-to source for travelling info.

Journey back in time with Curiosities and Spendour, a collection of famous travel writing from nearly thirty great authors and adventurers. Featuring extracts from Charles Dickens and Mark Twain through to Captain Cook and Teddy Roosevelt, each short extract and author is introduced by editor Mark Mackenzie, providing context to their work and how travel has evolved since their original publication. These extraordinary odysseys over land and sea are sure to captivate and inspire, thanks to Lonely Planet.

Curiosities and Splendour features:
  • Hardcover, 312 pages.
  • Edited by Mark Mackenzie.
  • Filled with various excerpts of travel writing from twenty-nine authors and adventurers.
  • Includes extracts from Robert Byron, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Mary Wollstonecraft, Captain Cook, Teddy Roosevelt and more.
  • Each excerpt features an intro by Mackenzie where he elaborates on the historical context and how travel has evolved since its original publication.
  • Begins with an intro by Mackenzie.
  • Index at the back of the book.
  • Published by Lonely Planet.

Dimensions: 13.5cm (l) x 20.5cm (h) x 2.8cm (w).

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