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              Books by Simon Winchester

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              The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption
                

              The Map That Changed the World: A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption (EPUB ebook)

              By Winchester, Simon

              Hidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured map - the first geological map of anywhere in the world. Its maker was a farmer's son named William Smith. Born in 1769 his life was beset by troubles. This... title tells his story.
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              ISBN 9780141941646
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              Language en
              Released NZ 4 Jul 2002
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The River at the Centre of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze, and Back in Chinese Time
                

              The River at the Centre of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze, and Back in Chinese Time (EPUB ebook)

              By Winchester, Simon

              An account of the author's journey from the mouth of the Yangste River in China, to its source. This story of the river, its cities and their people, is built around the author's quest to discover something of the essence of China and her people, the Yangste River being China's s...oul and centre.
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              ISBN 9780141937908
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              Released NZ 26 Feb 1998
              Publisher Penguin
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              Bomb, Book and Compass: Joseph Needham and the Great Secrets of China
                

              Bomb, Book and Compass: Joseph Needham and the Great Secrets of China (EPUB ebook)

              By Winchester, Simon

              Inspired by a wartime mission to occupied China, Joseph Needham started writing what would become a twenty-four-volume masterpiece, chronicling the nation's history of invention and technology over five thousand years. This book tells the story of Joseph Needham, his book, the pa...ssion that inspired it, and the rise of Chinese nation.
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              ISBN 9780141889894
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              Released NZ 25 Sep 2008
              Publisher Penguin
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              Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire
                

              Outposts: Journeys to the Surviving Relics of the British Empire (EPUB ebook)

              By Winchester, Simon

              In 1985 Simon Winchester was struck with the idea of visiting the assorted far-flung islands which are all that remain of the British Empire. From Antarctica to the Caribbean, this is an account of his adventures.

              ISBN 9780141912844
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              Released NZ 5 Jun 2003
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Professor and the Madman
               

              The Professor and the Madman (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $36.99
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              Hailed by the New York Times as a fascinating, spicy, learned tale, this runaway national bestseller takes an extraordinary look into literary genius, madness, and the making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

              ISBN 9780060839789
              Released NZ 5 Jul 2005
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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              The Trilogy of North American Waters: West Coast, East Coast, Mississippi River
                

              The Trilogy of North American Waters: West Coast, East Coast, Mississippi River (Hardback)

              By (photographer) Freese, David; By Winchester, Simon; Introduction by Rosenblum, Naomi; Foreword by Butler, Jenna

              • RRP: $265.00
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              • Pub Date
                19 Jun 20

              No photographer until David Freese has explored the various and wondrous landscapes along the Pacific Ocean in such depth, making this the first book to look comprehensively at what makes the natural beauty of this particular coast so memorable.

              ISBN 9781938086762
              Released NZ 19 Jun 2020
              Publisher George F Thompson Publishing
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              West Coast: Bering to Baja

              West Coast: Bering to Baja (Hardback)

              By Freese, David; Winchester, Simon; Introduction by Rosenblum, Naomi

              • RRP: $104.99
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              No photographer until David Freese has explored the various and wondrous landscapes along the Pacific Ocean in such depth, making this the first book to look comprehensively at what makes the natural beauty of this particular coast so memorable.

              ISBN 9781938086045
              Released NZ 10 Nov 2015
              Publisher George F. Thompson
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              In Other Words: An Illustrated Miscellany of the World's Most Intriguing Words and Phrases
               

              In Other Words: An Illustrated Miscellany of the World's Most Intriguing Words and Phrases (Hardback)

              By Moore, Christopher J.; Illustrated by Truong, Lan; Foreword by Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $38.99
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              All languages have their limitations--should English fall short, the expression may lie elsewhere. That's where this book comes in: a quirky, international lexicon of linguistic gems that capture cultural untranslatables with satisfying precision.sion.

              ISBN 9781635574036
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              The Best American Travel Writing 2009
               

              The Best American Travel Writing 2009 (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2009 ed.)

              Edited by Wilson, Jason; By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $53.99
              • $53.99
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              Acclaimed writer Simon Winchester brings his keen literary eye to this year's volume of the finest travel writing from the past year. Full of insights, humor, the exotic and distant, and the ordinary and near ( Library Journal ) this collection finds a perfect mix of exotic local...e and elegant prose ( Publishers Weekly ).
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              ISBN 9780618858668
              Released NZ 8 Oct 2009
              Publisher Mariner Books
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              Series Best American Travel Writing (Paperback)
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              Winchester's War Records: Civil, Spanish American, World
               

              Winchester's War Records: Civil, Spanish American, World (Hardback)

              By Winchester, Simon

              • RRP: $137.50
              • $137.50
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              Contributing Authors Include Alfred S. Hall, Roland H. Sherman, And William D. Sullivan.

              ISBN 9781258517557
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2012
              Publisher Literary Licensing, LLC
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