Travel & Geography

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

Read by Phil Schempf


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…

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 …

Sir Francis Drake

Read by Pamela Nagami


Julian Corbett


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

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…

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson

Read by Anthony Ogus


James Boswell


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

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…

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…

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…

On an Irish Jaunting-Car through Donegal and Connemara

Read by Frank Lennon


Samuel Gamble Bayne


This book gives a brief glimpse into the social history of Ireland in the early part of the 20th Century. During his 1902 tour through the n…

Across Asia on a Bicycle

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Thomas Gaskell Allen


In 1890, two Americans newly graduated from college set out to travel around the world on a then-new invention, the modern bicycle. In 1893 …

Idle Days in Patagonia

Read by Kevin W. Davidson


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 …

Sea and Sardinia

Read by Anthony Ogus


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…

The Desert, Further Studies in Natural Appearances

Read by Sue Anderson


John Charles Van Dyke


The Desert by John Charles Van Dyke, published in 1901, is a lush, poetic description of the natural beauty of the American Southwest. "…

The American Far West: Seven Mid-Nineteenth Century Views From Abroad

Read by David Wales


Various


Charles Dickens started and edited a magazine called All The Year Round, a weekly collection of articles on a wide variety of topics. An an…

Thrilling Adventures By Land And Sea

Read by David Wales


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…

Letters from England, 1846-1849

Read by Sibella Denton


Elizabeth Davis Bancroft


Elizabeth Bancroft went to England with her husband, historian George Bancroft, for three of the most dynamic years in European history. As …

Rough Notes Taken During Some Rapid Journeys Across the Pampas and Among the An…

Read by Sue Anderson


Francis Bond Head


“Galloped on with no stopping, but merely to change horses until five o’clock in the evening—very tired indeed, but . . . saw fresh horses i…

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