2 edition of Tales of old travel found in the catalog.
Tales of old travel
|Statement||re-narrated by Henry Kingsley|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||368, 32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||368|
|LC Control Number||69008170|
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The author warns the reader up front that this is not your typical travel book and that it will be juvenile, crass, and lewd. It is all of those and pretty funny, too. I liked the way Markley balanced the humorous "frat boys on a lark" with the serious, political, historical, and environmental commentary/5(80).
Tales of Old Shanghai: The Glorious Past of China's Greatest City Paperback – April 1, Evoking different eras, this record also contains vintage advertisements, excerpts from travel guides, flyers handed out to ex-pats highlighting Shanghai’s international atmosphere, and often hilarious firsthand accounts from those who had the /5(6).
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kingsley, Henry, Tales of old travel. London, Macmillan & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type. 15 funniest travel books ever written (in English) | CNN Travel.
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