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B #187 This book is a lavishly illustrated account of human travel complete with a foreword by world traveller and writer Simon ReevePacked with stories of human movement and endeavour Journey lets you experience the excitement and romance of travel covering everything from uests across the Silk Road and the adventures of Marco Polo to explorations in space An Illustrate. This DK book with a foreword by Simon Reeve edited by Father Michael Collins and featuring contributions from Simon Adams R G Grant and Andrew Humphreys runs to 360 pages and is beautifully produced The book is packed with informative text maps diagrams photographs and drawings charting the development of travel across the globe The volume is split into the following sections; The Ancient World; Trade and Conuest; the Age of Discovery; The Age of Empires; The Age of Steam; The golden Age of Travel; and; The Age of FlightThe book gives comprehensive coverage of how man's natural instinct to explore the Earth has developed and the social religious and economic drivers I have learnt a lot from this volume and continue to browse it daily I suspect most people will browse it rather than read it from cover to cover although t's easy to get immersed in making it an ideal coffee table bookIn summary a stellar volume in terms of presentation and content at an incredibly low price for all the effort that must have gone into compiling writing and editing it Recommended

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Journey An Illustrated History of TravelD History MOBI #237 and underwater Discover ancient maps biographies of conuerors explorers and travellers stories of scientific discovery and technological innovation stunning works of art and catalogues of travel related memorabiliaThis truly worldwide account is a glorious celebration of human journeys and will make an impressive gift for any lover of travel and histo. Surpringly beautiful and weighty book Definitely something that would look good on a coffee table if you're not currently reading it Ł

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Journey: An Illustrated History of Travel Summary ¶ 104 Ù [EPUB] ✰ Journey: An Illustrated History of Travel By DK – Eyltransferservices.co.uk Follow the voyages of the Vikings pursue plundering pirates trace the Hippie Trail or set off on a flight to the Moon A thrilling expedition awaits you on every pageJourneFollow the voyages of the Vikings pursue Illustrated History ePUB #10003 plundering pirates trace the Hippie Trail or set off on a flight to the Moon A thrilling expedition awaits you on every pageJourneys have arisen from all manner of impulse from migration and the search for food to pilgrimages trade scientific curiosity or simply the uest for adventure Journey An ePU. The book was a Christmas present and we have had a good look through it it details travel from the early silk road days all the way through to the industrial revolution and modern day space travel what's not to like A geeks dreamIt is uite a heavy book in hardback format so I would suggest if you have any issues holding large heavy books this may not be the book for youSimon Reeve only writes the forward we didn't buy this based on Simon Reeve but it's fair to say his input is minimal in terms of written contribution I would hope he had a large input into the creative direction with the rest of the book but I'm not too sure