Journey: An Illustrated History Of Travel - Simon Reeve

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Journeys throughout history have arisen for many reasons, from migration and the search for food, to pilgrimages, trade, scientific curiosity, or simply the quest for adventure. This book is a lavishly illustrated account of human travel, complete with a foreword by world traveller and writer Simon Reeve.

Packed with stories of human movement and endeavour, Journey lets you experience the excitement and romance of travel, covering everything from quests across the Silk Road and the adventures of Marco Polo to explorations in space and underwater. Discover ancient maps, biographies of conquerors, explorers and travellers, stories of scientific discovery and technological innovation, stunning works of art, and catalogues of travel-related memorabilia. This is a truly worldwide account and a glorious celebration of human journeys, and will make an impressive gift for any lover of travel and history.

  • Publisher: DK (Oct 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0241289426
  • Dimensions: 27.7 x 2.8 x 30.8 cm
  • Hardcover
  • 360 pages