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EXPLORATION

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JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY AND GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE ROUND THE WORLD UNDER THE COMMAND OF CAPT. FITZ ROY
Written by Charles Darwin.
Stock no. 1609182
Published by John Murray. 1882. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Fifteenth Thousand. B/w illustrations. 519 pages plus 32 page booklist at rear. Spine and corners bumped. Minor chipping at top and tail of spine. Some staining to endpapers. Scattered foxing. Some pencil annotations and marks. Partial cracking to rear joint.
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TRAVELLERS IN ARABIA
Written by Eid Al Yahya.
Stock no. 1609168
Published by Mbi Publishing. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. British explorers in Saudi Arabia. Colour maps, plates and b/w photos. ISBN: 9780955219313. Spine bumped and scuffed to base, a little scuffing to corners of boards. Contents near fine.
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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton.
Stock no. 1813908
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Tidy bookplate to front endpaper. Map present. Contained in publisher's black slipcase, a little scuffed.
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THE ANDREE DIARIES
Written by S.A. Andree; Nils Strindberg; Knut Fraenkel.
Stock no. 1812936
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Limited. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

Being the diaries and records of Andree, Strindberg and Fraenkel written during their balloon expedition to the North Pole in 1897 and discovered on White Island in 1930, together with a complete record of the expedition and discovery. Translated by Edward Adams-Ray. 103 b/w illustrations and 6 maps, plans and diagrams, folding colour map. Red cloth, gilt titles. 471 pages including index. Spine and front cover sunned. Boards marked. Bookplate to front pastedown. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout. Some hinges pulled.
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STANLEY: SORCERER'S APPRENTICE
Written by Frank McLynn.
Stock no. 2118550
Published by Constable. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Volume of Frank McLynn's biography of Henry Morton Stanley. It covers the years 1877 to 1904. ISBN: 0094702209. Wrapper is edge-chipped with small chip/nick to base of spine, which is also faded.
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THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO
Written by Marco Polo; Ronald Latham.
Stock no. 1810441
Published by Folio Society. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reissued. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth sides. Maps to endpapers. Colour plates. Third printing. Spine slightly faded. Publisher's red slipcase in almost fine condition.
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TOUCHING UPON THE HIMALAYA EXCURSIONS AND ENQUIRIES
Written by Bill Aitken. Illustrated by Geeta Kapadia.
Stock no. 1809664
Published by Indus Publishing Company. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

A collection of articles of Bill Aitken originally published in the Himalayan Journal, covering subjects and areas about the Himalaya. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 8173871698. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby else contents fine.
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THE DEVIL DRIVE AND OTHER TRUE STORIES
Written by Jasper De Beijer.
Stock no. 1711647
Published by Nai Publishers. 2006. Very good condition.

Dual language; English and Dutch. Colour photos. Large format. Card wraps. ISBN: 9789056625122.
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BEFORE THE FIRST FLEET EUROPEANS IN AUSTRALIA 1606-1777
Written by John Kenny.
Stock no. 1710281
Published by Kangaroo Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The European discovery of Australia. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0864176457.
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GREAT EXPLORERS
Written by A.A. Bass. Illustrated by Clarke Hutton.
Stock no. 1308383
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1965. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Young Learner Books series edited by J.C.Gagg, History. Pictorial boards. 30 pages. Colour illustrations. Minimal bumping to spine. Rear panel of wrapper is just a little grubby from scuffing.
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THE EXPLORERS AN ANTHOLOGY OF DISCOVERY
Written by G.R. Crone.
Stock no. 1805955
Published by Cassell. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First-hand accounts of explorers' in their own words. A comprehensive history of exploration. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Edited by G.R. Crone, librarian at the Royal Geographical Society. Slight wear to top & tail of spine. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper by J.C. Crone. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is worn at corners with a few small chips.
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CALL OF THE NORTH
Written by Jean Malaurie.
Stock no. 1704693
Published by Harry N. Abrams. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An Explorer's Journey to the North Pole. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 0810906228. Ink mark to bottom page edge. Corners bumped.
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