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Introduced by Michael Palin, OxTravels is our acclaimed anthology of travel writing, with a stellar line-up of contributors. Featuring stories from Paul Theroux, Colin Thubron, Dervla Murphy, Chris Stewart, Jan Morris, William Dalrymple and thirty other leading travel writers OxTravels is published by Profile Books. All the writers have donated their royalties to Oxfam. All proceeds will go to Oxfam.

The fine edition slipcased hardback of OxTravels is a run of 250 copies. Of these, 1-200 are for sale. Copies 1-100 include thirty-five individual bookplates, designed by illustrator Sroop Srinar and signed by the authors.

Ox-Tales box set

Oxfam and Profile Books also collaborated on a beautiful, limited edition box set of its short story series, Ox-Tales: Elements. Each box contains four hardbacks (Earth, Air, Fire and Water), signed by all 38 of the authors involved, including John le Carré, Kate Atkinson, Sebastian Faulks, Helen Fielding, William Boyd, Joanna Trollope, Ian Rankin and Jeanette Winterson. 

150 copies are on sale at £495 each. OxTravels and Ox-Tales are available direct from Oxfam. Alternatively, please contact Tom Childs at Oxfam (

Limited edition Ox-Tales box set

Ox-Tales: Elements is a beautiful, limited edition box set of short stories. Each box contains four hardbacks signed by all 38 of the authors involved. 

Less than 100 copies are still available for sale.

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