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Goose in the Jungle : A Flight Round the World with Digressions

by Baldwin, Monica

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Published
1974
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1st UK Edition.
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9780856172120
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London: White Lion Publlishers, 1974 After 28 years a a cloistered nun she leapt over the wall of the Nunnery into the modern world This is her accouint of her journey around the world, 147p.. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. As New/Near Fine - Slight Chip.
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Diplomatic Baggage : The Adventures of a Trailing Spouse

by Keenan, Brigid

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Published
2006
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Very Good
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Reprint
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9780719567261
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London: John Murray, 2006 Brigid Keenan was a glamorous, successful young London fashion journalist. But falling in love with a diplomat saw her leave behind the giIt chairs of the Paris salons for a large chicken shed in the forests of Nepal. Thirty years later (at the farewell party for the Papal Nuncio in Kazakhstan), Brigid found herself wondering… Read more
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The Englishwoman in America

by Bird, Isabella

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2012
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Chicago IL: Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons, 2012 Lakeside Classics Series. A reissue in a slightly abridged version [Edited and annotated by Thomas Philbrick] of the journeys in 1854 of this intrepid Victorian traveller who "traveled for five months, much of the time alone, by every imaginable method of conveyance through Upper and Lower Canada and from… Read more
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Edith Wharton Abroad: Selected Travel Writings, 1888-1920

by Wharton, Edith

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Published
1995
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1st US Edition
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9780312124175
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New York: St Martins Press, 1995 A collection of excerpts from Edith Wharton's seven works of travel covers three decades before, during, and after World War I, revealing the undiscovered byways of Europe, Morocco, and the Mediterranean through the eyes of a knowledgeable, imaginative observer.Edited by Sarah Bird Wright. 216p. bibliography index. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.
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Women Travellers : A Journal

by Hodgson, Barbara

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2003
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New
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First Thus
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9781550549812
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Toronto: Greystone, 2003 Barbara Hodsgon is the author of "No Place for a Lady : Tales of Adventurous Women Travellers " which on which some of the content of this item is based. (and a great read!) This is a travel diary/ journal, with lined blank pages for recording personal notes and observations. Amusing quotes from well-known women travellers and… Read more
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No Place for A Lady : Tales of Adventurous Women Travellers A Journal

by Hodgson, Barbara

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2003
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9781553650126
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Toronto: Greystone, 2003 No Place for a Lady is a beautifully illustrated account of the intrepid women who tore down the boundaries of countries around the globe, leaving as their legacy a world wide open for today's women travelers, is now available in paperback. Barbara Hodgson traces three hundred years of world travel by both celebrated and unknown women travelers.… Read more
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Women Travellers : A Journal

by Hodgson, Barbara

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2003
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First Thus
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9781550549812
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Toronto: Greystone, 2003 Barbara Hodsgon is the author of "No Place for a Lady : Tales of Adventurous Women Travellers " which on which some of the content of this item is based. (and a great read!) This is a travel diary/ journal, with lined blank pages for recording personal notes and observations. Amusing quotes from well-known women travellers and… Read more
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No Place for A Lady : Tales of Adventurous Women Travellers A Journal

by hodgson, Barbara

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2003
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Toronto: Greystone, 2003 " Between the 17th and 19th centuries, a motley band of women defied gender conventions, enduring exotic diseases, plagues of scorpions, and other life-threatening situations-all in the name of adventure. The frequent target of Russian thieves, Mademoiselle Jacquemart began sleeping with a brace of pistols after one attempt on her life left her with a fractured skull.… Read more
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The Valleys of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels

by Stark, Freya

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
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New York: Modern Library, 2001 "...in these Persian travels she ... explores Luristan, Mazaudevan ,"the Throne of Solomon" ans "the Valleys of the Assassins" and has filled in many blanks in the map of that country. In this book there is something more than a recounting of adventure, for there is humour, a keen understanding of the people, and a… Read more
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No Place for a Nervous Lady: Voices from the Australian Busht

by Frost, Lucy [ed]

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Published
1984
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Very Good
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1st Australian Edition
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9780869140765
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Melbourne, Australia: McPhee Gribble Publishers, 1984 First hand accounts in letters and diaries of the conditions experienced by the women who settled the Australian Bush in the 19th century. "From Annie Baxter, writing to sustain herself through a miserable marriage to a military man and failed farmer, to Ellen Moger, whose letter to her parents told of the death… Read more
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Ionia : A Quest

by Stark,Freya

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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Facsimile Reprint.
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9780712623810
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London: Century, 1988 Wonderful descriptions of the ancient classical sites of the western coast of Asia Minor (before it was developed as a tourist destination) "In the autumn of 1952 I travelled about the western coasts of Asia Minor, and counted, at the end, fifty five ruined sites that I had visited: in only one of them - and that… Read more
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Women Pioneers of Saskatchewan

by Rider, Celeste D.[ed]

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200
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1st Can Ed
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9781895859294
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Regina SK: Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, 200 Short biographies of some of the hardy women who settled in Western Canada .Issued in commemoratiion of the 40th. Anniversaty of the Saskatchewan Genealogical Society, 1969--2009. 578p illus. bibliography, index. [Worldcat lists oly 16 copies]. 1st Can Ed. Hardcover. New.
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Ionia : A Quest

by Stark,Freya

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Published
1954
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London: John Murray, 1954 Wonderful descriptions of the ancient classical sites of the western coast of Asia Minor (before it was developed as a tourist destination) "In the autumn of 1952 I travelled about the western coasts of Asia Minor, and counted, at the end, fifty five ruined sites that I had visited: in only one of them - and… Read more
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Ladies of the Grand Tour : British Women in Pursuit of Enlightenment and Adventure in Eighteenth-Century Europe

by Dolan, Brian

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Published
2001
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1st.US Ed..
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9780060185435
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New York: HarperCollins, 2001 "According to the 1747 publication "The Art of Governing a Wife", women in Georgian England were to "lay up and save, look to the house; talk to few and take of all within." However, some women broke from these directives and took up the distinctly male privilege of traveling to the Continent to develop mind, spirit,… Read more
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The Englishwoman in America

by Bird, Isabella

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2012
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Chicago IL: Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons, 2012 Lakeside Classics Series. A reissue in a slightly abridged version [Edited and annotated by Thomas Philbrick] of the journeys in 1854 of this intrepid Victorian traveller who "traveled for five months, much of the time alone, by every imaginable method of conveyance through Upper and Lower Canada and from… Read more
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The Afghan Amulet : Travels From the Hindu Kush to Razgrad

by Paine, Sheila

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Published
1994
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1st.US Ed..
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9780312112363
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New York: St.Martin's Press., 1994 A search for the origins of a traditional textile motif used as an amulet took Sheila Paine from Pakistan to Bulgaria, with descriptive accounts of her experiences travelling alone, the women she met and their situation, and especially her description of Afghanistan. 278p. illus.maps.index. 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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The Afghan Amulet : Travels From the Hindu Kush to Razgrad

by Paine, Sheila

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1994
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9780312112363
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New York: St.Martin's Press., 1994 A search for the origins of a traditional textile motif used as an amulet took Sheila Paine from Pakistan to Bulgaria, with descriptive accounts of her experiences travelling alone, the women she met and their situation, and especially her description of Afghanistan. 278p. illus.maps.index. 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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With Passport and Parasol : The Adventures Of Seven Victorian Ladies

by Keay, Julia

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Published
1989
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9780563208938
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London: BBC Books, 1989 The adventures of seven Victorian ladies and their travels : Emily Eden, Anna Leonowens, Amelia Edwards, Kate Marsden, Gertrude Bell, Daisy Bates, Alexandra David-Neel. "Their very individuality serves to illustrate the remarkable diversity of "lady travellers" as a breed." Based on a series of broadcasts on BBC Radio 4. 168p. plates. bibliography.Text clean and nerat, but… Read more
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With Passport and Parasol : The Adventures Of Seven Victorian Ladies

by Keay, Julia

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1989
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9780563206941
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London: BBC Books, 1989 The adventures of seven Victorian ladies and their travels : Emily Eden, Anna Leonowens, Amelia Edwards, Kate Marsden, Gertrude Bell, Daisy Bates, Alexandra David-Neel. "Their very individuality serves to illustrate the remarkable diversity of "lady travellers" as a breed." Based on a series of broadcasts on BBC Radio 4 160p. plates bbliography.(usual library marks). Hardcover. Good>Very… Read more
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Toronto: York University, 2002 On the Emigration of English single women to Canada and Australia 1862-1930. PhD.Thesis submittd to York University 2002. 318 leaves + bibliography. First Thus.. Hardcover. As New. Thesis.
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