Travel & Geography

Visits To The Dead In The Catacombs Of Rome

Read by David Wales


George Washington Greene


This essay of a cultured observer, for many years United States consul in Rome, appeared in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, vol 10, issue 59,…

A Little Swiss Sojourn

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


William Dean Howells


A charming brief account of a two months' autumnal stay on the shores of the Lake of Geneva. Howells, who was there with his family travelin…

Through Glacier Park; Seeing America First With Howard Eaton (version 2)

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Mary Roberts Rinehart


This is the first of two travelogues published by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1876-1958). Both deal with Glacier National Park. (The other is e…

The Tower Of London

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Arthur Poyser


Description. History. “… those who read this book and have no opportunity of visiting the Tower expect that the characters in the moving d…

Southern Arabia

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Theodore Bent


Southern Arabia recounts a threatening four-month journey into North Eastern Ethiopia by the Bents. These brave travelers were the first to …

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson

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James Boswell


An anecdotal account of the journey undertaken by James Boswell and Samuel Johnson to the Scottish Highlands and the Hebrides Islands - Summ…

À margem da história

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Euclides da Cunha and Euclides Da Cunha


À margem da história foi a primeira das obras póstumas de Euclides da Cunha, tentando recolher os muitos textos esparso…

Haunted London

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Walter Thornbury and George Walter Thornbury


London: one of the oldest and most populous cities in the world. Surely it holds a few secrets within its ancient walls and the stories of g…

Sir Francis Drake

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Julian Corbett


In this short book, the British Naval historian, Julian Stafford Corbett, chronicles the adventurous career of Sir Francis Drake (1540-1596)…

Collection: Tales of the Cities

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Various


This is a collection of city stories, fiction or non-fiction, in English and published before 1923. Contributions have been chosen by the re…

The Ascent of Mount St. Elias, Alaska

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Filippo De Filippi


Although Mount St. Elias had been known to native Americans for thousands of years and to Europeans since 1741 when Vitus Bering saw the pea…

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Africa

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Frank G. Carpenter


Fascinating book for all ages telling of travels through Africa over 100 years ago. Covering the continent by steamer and train and other mo…

Thrilling Adventures By Land And Sea

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James O. Brayman


There is in the adventures of the daring and heroic, something that interests all. There is a charm about them which, while it partakes of t…

A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany-Bay

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Watkin Tench


Watkin Tench was an officer of the British Marines in the First Fleet to settle NSW. This is an interesting and entertaining account of his …

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Europe

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Frank G. Carpenter


The book tries to give its young readers a living knowledge of Europe. The author conducts tours through various parts of Europe giving a gl…

Sea and Sardinia

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D. H. Lawrence


A travel book describing a journey taken by Lawrence and his wife Frieda (whom he refers to as the Queen Bee) by sea from Sicily to Sardinia…

Eothen, or Impressions of Travel brought Home from the East

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Alexander William Kinglake


A classic of Victorian travel writing, Kinglake’s book describes his journey through the Ottoman empire to Cairo, and his residence there in…

Carpenter's Geographical Reader: Australia and the Islands

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Frank G. Carpenter


The purpose of this book is to give the children who read it a living knowledge of Australia and the chief islands of the world, and especia…

Idle Days in Patagonia

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William Henry Hudson


Hudson traveled to Patagonia to study the birds, but shortly upon arrival accidentally shot himself in the knee, requiring a lengthy period …

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