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Items By Category: All Categories: Travel and Adventure
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1.   Danziger, Nick
Danziger's Travels Beyond Forbidden Frontiers
 
Publisher: New York: Vintage Departures, 1988 reprint.
426pp. paperback 8vo: near Fine [a smudge top edge; else nrF] The author traveled from London to Peking with minimal equipment, mostly clandestinely, without visas and in disguise as an itinerant Muslim. His 18-month journey cost him only $1,500 because he went native all the way. The reviewer in "The Literary Review" said: "this book contains some of the most exciting travel writing I have ever read."

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 5369.
    
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2.   Garstin, Crosbie
The Dragon and the Lotus
 
Publisher: New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1927 1st ed.
343pp. illus. red cloth 8vo: near Very Good/no dj. A Pacific and southeast Asian travelogue with line drawings by the author.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18122.
    
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3.   Hodson, Peregrine
Under a Sickle Moon: A Journey Through Afghanistan
 
Publisher: New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987 1st Am. ed.
226pp. paperback 8vo: near Very Good [text is age browned; a page mid-text is slightly torn @ fore edge margin; else nrVG] Afghanistan as seen during the Soviet occupation.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 8444.
    
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4.   Holt, Peter
In Clive's Footsteps
 
Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1990 1st ed.
211pp. hardback sm 4to: Very Good+ in a Fine dj.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 10895.
    
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5.   Iyer, Pico
Video Night in Kathmandu and Other Reports from the Not-So-Far East
 
Publisher: New York: Vintage Departures, 1989 1st ed. thus.
376pp. paperback 8vo: Very Good+ [text is lightly age browned; else VG+] A much praised travelogue, written before the explosion of the Asian “Tiger.”

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18715.
    
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6.   King, Victor T., ed.
The Best of Borneo Travel
 
Publisher: Singapore: Oxford Univ. Press, 1992.
315pp. illus. paperback: Fine. A wonderful anthology of travel writing about Borneo over four centuries.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 16850.
    
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7.   Munro, Eleanor
On Glory Roads: A Pilgrim's Book about Pilgrimage
 
Publisher: New York: Thames & Hudson, 1988 reprint.
297pp. paperback tall 8vo: Very Good [ink name; bit of age darkening to top & fore edges; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy]

Appr.: | AUD 5.80 CAD 5.61 EUR 3.99 GBP 3.18 JPY 499.00 MXN 62.38 ZAR 54.24 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 10048.
    
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8.   Powell, E. Alexander
The Last Home of Mystery: Adventures in Nepal, etc.
 
Publisher: Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., reissue of c1929 ed.
332pp. illus. orange cloth 8vo w/pictorial device: Very Good+ in a Good dj in poly cover. Travels to Nepal and accounts of Ceylon, British India, the Native States, the Persian Gulf, the Overland Desert Mail and the Baghdad Railway, by the American journalist and traveler Powell (1879-1958).

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 17914.
    
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9.   Schiffer, Michael
Lessons of the Road: An Overland Journey to the East
 
Publisher: New York: Kenan Press, 1980 1st ed.
252pp. hardback 8vo: near Very Good in a near Very Good dj [ink name on ffep; some age spotting of top & fore edges; small rem. dot bottom edge; else nrVG; dj = few creases; else nrVG] An entertaining period piece that evokes a late sixties, early seventies travel style experienced by many a Baby Boomer.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 18947.
    
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10.   Seth, Vikram
From Heaven Lake: Travels through Sinkiang and Tibet (signed)
 
Publisher: New York: Vintage Books, 1987 1st ed. thus.
SIGNED on title p. by author. 178pp. paperback 8vo: near Fine [previous owner's name and brief details of the NYC book signing at which this book was signed is noted in ink on half-title p.; else nrF] A very nice signed copy of this youthful rough travel adventure to the back of beyond. Vikram Seth (b. 1952) won the 1983 Thomas Cook Award for travel writing for this first book.

Appr.: | AUD 87.21 CAD 84.36 EUR 60.00 GBP 47.77 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 815.22 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 10899.
    
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11.   Stevens, Stuart
Night Train to Turkistan: Modern Adventures Along China's Ancient Silk Road
 
Publisher: New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988 1st ed.
237pp. paperback 8vo: Good+ [bookplate inside front cover; ink note inside back cover; ffep has been neatly removed; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy]

Appr.: | AUD 3.48 CAD 3.36 EUR 2.39 GBP 1.90 JPY 299.00 MXN 37.38 ZAR 32.50 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 16940.
    
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12.   Williams, Hugo
All the Time in the World
 
Publisher: New York: Chilton Book Co., 1966 1st Am. ed.
279pp. cloth 8vo: Very Good in a Good dj [small spot on fore edge; else VG; dj = torn with loss @ spine ends; chipped @ corners; sticker ghost on front cover panel; spine is sunned; else G] The English poet Hugo Williams’s (b. 1942) youthful travel memoir is a classic of the hippies-through-Asia genre of the 1960s and '70s.

Appr.: | AUD 29.07 CAD 28.12 EUR 20.00 GBP 15.92 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 271.74 

Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 3080.
    
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13.   Williams, Hugo
All the Time in the World
 
Publisher: New York: Chilton Book Co., 1966 1st Am. ed.
279pp. grey cloth 8vo: ex lib. copy; dj = tipped down in mylar cover school lib. style w/usual markings from a deletion; else a nice clean, complete & tight copy. The English poet Hugo Williams's (b. 1942) youthful travel memoir is a classic of the hippies-through-Asia genre of the 1960s and '70s.

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Purchase direct from: Auldfarran Books, IOBA. Item number: 15441.
    
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