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Böcker av Travis Elborough

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  1. Atlas över ovanliga platser

    av Travis Elborough

    Inbunden, Svenska, 2016-10-18, ISBN 9789174615135
    (1 röst)

    Följ med på en resa till förlorade städer, jordens mest avlägsna hörn och extraordinära miljöer. Häpnadsväckande, unika illustrationer visar världen och allt det du inte visste fanns i den. Från övergivna städer och de mest besynnerliga boplatser ...

  2. London Bridge in America

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2014-02-06, ISBN 9780099565765

    In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge 3,000 miles? And why did Robert P. McCulloch, a multimillionaire oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king, buy it? Why did he ship it to a waterle...

  3. A Walk in the Park

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2017-06-01, ISBN 9780099593829

    "A fascinating, informative, revelatory book". (William Boyd, Guardian). Parks are such a familiar part of everyday life, you might be forgiven for thinking they have always been there. In fact, public parks are an invention. From their ...

  4. A Walk in the Park

    av Travis Elborough

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-06-02, ISBN 9780224099820

    Parks are such a familiar part of everyday life. You might be forgiven for thinking they have always been there - and that they always will. In fact, the roots of even the most humble neighbourhood park lie in age-old battles over land and liberty...

  5. The Long-player Goodbye

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-06-11, ISBN 9780340934111

    For nearly 60 years, since the arrival of the long-playing record in 1948, the album has provided the soundtrack to our lives. Our record collections, even if they're on CD, or these days, an iPod, are personal treasure, revealing our loves, error...

  6. Wish You Were Here: England on Sea

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2011-05-01, ISBN 9780340935118

    In this gloriously original social history, Travis Elborough argues that our national character - our snobbishness and willingness to laugh at ourselves, our attitudes to sex and fair play and our chequered relationship with national pride - has b...

  7. A London Year

    av Travis Elborough, Nick Rennison

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2013-10-03, ISBN 9780711234499

    A London Year is an anthology of short diary entries, one or more for each day of the year, which, taken together, provides an impressionistic portrait of life in the city from Tudor times to the twenty-first century. There are more than two hundr...

  8. A London Year

    av Travis Elborough, Nick Rennison

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-03-19, ISBN 9780711235649

    A London Year is an anthology of short diary entries, one or more for each day of the year, which, taken together, provides an impressionistic portrait of life in the city from Tudor times to the twenty-first century. There are more than two hundr...

  9. A Traveller's Year

    av Travis Elborough, Nick Rennison

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2015-09-21, ISBN 9780711236080

    A Traveller's Year is an anthology of extracts from diaries, journals and letters, two or three for each day of the year, on the subject of travel and exploration. The extracts convey men and women's experiences of travel and discovery from the si...

  10. A Traveller's Year

    av Travis Elborough, Nick Rennison

    Häftad, Engelska, 2015-10-01, ISBN 9780711237605

    A Traveller's Year is an anthology of extracts from diaries, journals and letters, two or three for each day of the year, on the subject of travel and exploration. The extracts convey men and women's experiences of travel and discovery throughout ...

  11. Being a Writer

    av Travis Elborough

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-08-23, ISBN 9780711238206

    Being a Writer is an inspiring assemblage of wit, wisdom and hard-won practical advice from some of the world's greatest authors musing on the art of writing and how they came to define themselves as writers. It is an anthology for dipping into, b...

  12. Long-Player Goodbye

    av Travis Elborough

    E-bok, Engelska, 2009-06-11, ISBN 9781444714609

    For nearly 60 years, since the arrival of the long-playing record in 1948, the album has provided the soundtrack to our lives. Our record collections, even if they're on CD, or these days, an iPod, are personal treasure, revealing our loves, error...

  13. Wish You Were Here: England on Sea

    av Travis Elborough

    E-bok, Engelska, 2010-07-08, ISBN 9781444714616

    The seaside, like football and the railways, is a distinctly English and largely nineteenth century invention. At the Festival of Britain in 1951, a replica of a seafront represented hope and modernity - once the preserve of the sickly elite, the ...

  14. London Bridge in America

    av Travis Elborough

    E-bok, Engelska, 2013-02-07, ISBN 9781448181674

    In 1968 the world s largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge 3,000 miles?And why did Robert P. McCulloch, a multimillionaire oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king, buy it?Why did he ship it to a waterless...

  15. Walk in the Park

    av Travis Elborough

    E-bok, Engelska, 2016-06-02, ISBN 9781448192496

    'A fascinating, informative, revelatory book' William Boyd, GuardianParks are such a familiar part of everyday life, you might be forgiven for thinking they have always been there. In fact, public parks are an invention. From their medieval incept...

  16. The Vinyl Countdown: The Album from LP to iPod and Back Again

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2009-05-01, ISBN 9781593762377

    Originally published as: Long player goodbye.

  17. Atlas of Improbable Places

    av Travis Elborough

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-08-24, ISBN 9781781315323

    It is perhaps the eighth wonder of our world that despite modern mapping and satellite photography our planet continues to surprise us. Hidden lairs beneath layers of rock, forgotten cities rising out of deserted lands and even mankind's own feats...

  18. Our History of the 20th Century

    av Travis Elborough

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2017-09-28, ISBN 9781782437352

    Enjoy a front row seat to the momentous events of the last century.In Travis Elborough's expertly curated collection of diaries, letters and journals, the great and the good rub shoulders with the obscure, the unsung and the everyday to bring us a...

  19. Bus We Loved

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2006-01-01, ISBN 9781862078857

    In December 2005, London lost one its most famous symbols: the Routemaster bus - a bus designed and made in London, by Londoners for Londoners, which was to London what the gondola is to Venice. In terms of postcards, books, films, and cheap souve...

  20. Bohemian London

    av Nick Rennison, Travis Elborough

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2016-11-24, ISBN 9781904048305

    For over 150 years, the garrets, pubs and clubs of Soho have been, according to Jeffrey Bernard, 'a lifeboat of sorts for the deserters from convention'. This book celebrates those whose style, irregular work patterns, love of intoxicants and unco...

  21. Ghosts, Ghouls and Phantoms of London

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2002-04-01, ISBN 9781904153023

    Who is the headless haunter of Holland Park? And what of the frozen phantom chicken of Highgate? Where do these ghosts appear, and who sees them? In a 2,000-year-old city there are hundreds of apparitions, poltergeists, and ghouls. Through this un...

  22. Dungeons, Gallows and Severed Heads of London

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2002-04-01, ISBN 9781904153030

    Why was beheading the punishment of choice for royalty--and was Henry VIII addicted to it? When was the first police force created? In no other area of history have people been more inventive than in thinking up punishments for their enemies, and ...

  23. Highwaymen, Outlaws and Bandits of London

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2004-03-01, ISBN 9781904153139

    Do you ever hear adults talking about the good old days, when the streets of London were safe? Well, for most of its history, London's streets have probably been among the most dangerous in the world. In the good old days you could hardly go out o...

  24. Rebels, Traitors Amd Turncoats of London

    av Travis Elborough

    Häftad, Engelska, 2004-03-01, ISBN 9781904153153

    Rebels, traitors & turncoats of London

  25. Chepe, Dogs and Rotten Row

    av Travis Elborough

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2004-12-01, ISBN 9781904153191

    From Cock Lane, Pissing Alley, Houndsditch and Old Jewry to Shaftesbury Ave and Marcus Garvey Way, London's place names serve as documents to its citizens ever-shifting lives and preoccupations. The novelist Maureen Duffy once described London's s...

  26. Oranges and Lemons

    av Travis Elborough

    Inbunden, Engelska, 2004-09-01, ISBN 9781904153207

    London has been an inspiration to poets throughout the centuries. For Dunbar it was 'the Flour of Cities all'. Spenser praised the 'Sweet Thames'. Lord Byron, who, let's face it, knew an old rogue when he saw one, dubbed it 'the Devil's Drawing Ro...

  27. Atlas der ungewöhnlichsten Orte

    av Travis Elborough, Alan Horsfield

    Häftad, Tyska, 2017-04-01, ISBN 9783710600302

    Die Welt ist voller seltsamer und geheimnisvoller Orte: dem Meer abgetrotzte Landstriche, verlassene Inseln, unterirdische Labyrinthe, rätselhafte Ruinen voller Geschichte und Geschichten, eine Stadt, die vollständig unter Lava begraben ...