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The royal adventures of Richard Halliburton.

Richard Halliburton

The royal adventures of Richard Halliburton.

by Richard Halliburton

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Published by The Bobbs Merrill company in Indianapolis, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG463 .H249
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. ℗ ., 571 p.
    Number of Pages571
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14174333M
    LC Control Number47002546

    Richard Halliburton was a writer, lecturer, and world traveler. He published numerous books in his short lifetime, including The Royal Road to Romance, Glorious Adventure, and The Complete Book of Marvels. Halliburton is known for having paid the lowest toll to cross the Panama Canal, which he swam in Reviews: I interviewed affable James Cortese, retired Sunday Editor of the Memphis Commercial Appeal, in May of He had written a book about Halliburton, Richard Halliburton’s Royal Road, and was known to be a fount of knowledge about the adventurer/author. He was the only person I knew of who had roller-skated across Texas - and he did it the.

    Halliburton, Richard. The Flying Carpet. Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Co, pp. Richard Halliburton's complete book of marvels. Starting at $ The Royal Road to Romance: Travelers' Tales Classics Starting at $ See More. Related Books. The Royal Road to Romance. by Richard Halliburton. Starting at $ The 5/5(1). Conquer (), The Flying Carpet (), Seven League Boots (), Richard Halliburton's Book of Marvels: the Occident (), and Richard Halliburton's Second Book of Marvels: the Orient (). Halliburton's books achieved enormous popularity and he became one of the highest paid celebrity authors to appear on the lecture circuit between the two world wars.

      The Royal Road to Romance (which Richard adamantly insisted the book be titled, over the strenuous objections of his publishers) was on its way to publication. Even before the book was off the presses, Halliburton was on his way to his second round of adventures, this time to retrace the route of Ulysses as described in Homer’s Odyssey. The Royal Road to Romance by Richard Halliburton Illustrated 1st Edition The book is worn but overall very good condition. Binding is fully intact, no torn or missing pages. The corners of the cover are slightly bent. Please view all pictures I’m Happy to answer any questions or provide additional pictures if needed > All items kept in a dry, smoke-free, pet free environment Seller Rating: % positive.


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Description: Seven League Boots, which was first published in and his fifth and final book, details American adventurer Richard Halliburton’s epic adventures in a variety of remote places. The author of The Royal Road to Romance, who seems incapable of writing a dull page, reports each of his new adventures with the same contagious zest.

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His first book, The Royal Road to Romance (), a chronicle of his adventures during his travels in –23, was a best-seller for three years and was translated into 15 languages. Many of his later journeys were patterned after those taken by famous figures of the past, both. In this book, young Richard Halliburton realizes his dreams by traveling around the world with very little money.

I can't summarize here all the places he goes nor all the adventures he sees, but the book is a page-turner from start to finish. Halliburton climbs the Matterhorn, bums train rides in Spain, gets thrown into jail in Gibraltar Reviews: Richard Halliburton (January 9, – presumed dead after Ma ) was an American traveler, adventurer, and known today for having swum the length of the Panama Canal and paying the lowest toll in its history—36 cents [1] —Halliburton was headline news for most of his brief career.

His final and fatal adventure, an attempt to sail a Chinese junk, the Sea Dragon Born: January 9,Brownsville, Tennessee. When I think of Richard Halliburton, I think of a poem, "The Truly Great," by Stephen Spender. Spender writes of those, who in their lives fought for life, Who wore at their hearts the fire’s centre.

Born of the sun, they traveled a short while toward the sun And left the vivid air signed with their honour. Halliburton traveled a short while toward the sun before his untimely death at /5. Adventures around the world in an airplane with pilot Moye Stephens.

India Speaks with Richard Halliburton, Grosset & Dunlap-Publishers, New York, ) Richard Halliburton stared in the movie India Speaks, playing the part of a young American traveling in India and Tibet in search of adventure.

The photographs in this book feature stills. Richard Halliburton ran away from his hometown in Memphis at the age of nineteen to lead an extraordinary and dramatic life of adventure.

Against the backdrop of the Golden Age, the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression, Halliburton’s exploits around globe made him an internationally known celebrity and the most famous travel writer of his time. The Royal Road to Romance (Bobbs-Merrill ) by Richard Halliburton and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Still, Halliburton managed to pack a lot into his relatively brief lifetime, following a philosophy he expressed in his first book, ’s The Royal Road.

Buy a cheap copy of The Royal Road to Romance (Travelers' book by Richard Halliburton. When Richard Halliburton graduated from college, he chose adventure over a career, traveling the world with almost no money.

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Writer, Lecturer, and World Traveler, Richard Halliburton published numerous books during his short lifetime. During his world travels, he visited exotic locales such as the Taj Mahal in India, climbed the Matterhorn, flew across the Sahara desert in a bi-winged plane, /5(). "Halliburton's first book, published in by Bobbs-Merrill as The Royal Road to Romance, became a bestseller.

Two years later he published The Glorious Adventure, which retraced Ulysses' adventures throughout the Classical Greek world as recounted in Homer's The Odyssey, and which included his visiting the grave of English poet Rupert Brooke.

Author of The royal road to romance, The glorious adventure, Richard Halliburton's Complete book of marvels, The Flying Carpet, New worlds to conquer, Seven league boots, Richard Halliburton, Introduction to Population Genetics. Sarah, I’m so interested to read your thoughts (and dreams) inspired by RH.

I, too, was fascinated by him when I was very young – probably 10 or 11 yrs. There was a book in my parents’ collection that had been given to my father when he was a boy, called Richard Halliburton’s Complete Book of Marvels.

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Inhis celebrity equaled that of Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart. Halliburton called himself a "horizon chaser" and recommended that one should see the world before committing to a routine.

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