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SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC AND CARDIFF
Written by Anthony M. Johnson; Peter Scott.
Stock no. 2133674
Published by The Captain Scott Society. 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Card wraps. Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. B/w photos. Revised impression. ISBN: 0951681923. Creasing to front flap of wrapper.

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THE TARTAN TURBAN: IN SEARCH OF ALEXANDER GARDNER
Written by John Keay.
Stock no. 1819791
Published by Kashi House. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A quest from the American West to the Asian East to unravel the greatest enigma in the history of travel. Burgundy cloth boards, blue titles, burgundy ribbon page marker. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781911271000.

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WITH SCOTT TO THE POLE: THE TERRA NOVA EXPEDITION 1910-1913
Written by Ranulph Fiennes; et al.
Stock no. 1819540
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Photographs of Herbert Ponting. From the archives of the Royal Geographical Society and the Scott Polar Research Institute. Foreword by Fiennes. Large oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0747576505. Lower corners of boards heavily bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to rear panel.

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SOUTH WITH ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1914-1917
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819539
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. The photographs of Frank Hurley. From the Archives of the Royal Geographical Society, London, The State Library of New South Wales, Sydney & The Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge. B/w photos. 320 pages. Light rubbing to board edges. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to front spine edge (no loss).

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STANLEY: THE IMPOSSIBLE LIFE OF AFRICA'S GREATEST EXPLORER
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1819304
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Henry Morton Stanley. A re-examination of post-colonial guilt, new insights into African history, and a fresh understanding of the nature of exploration. Grey paper boards, red title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. xiii and 570 pages. ISBN: 9780571221028. Light bumping to board corners and light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and top of spine.

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EXPLORERS OF THE NILE: THE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF A GREAT VICTORIAN ADVENTURE
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1819301
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The thrilling story of the contest to uncover the planet's most elusive secret. The story of the epic expeditions to find the source of the White Nile. The tragic consequences the Nile search has had on Uganda and Sudan to this day. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates and b/w illustrations to text. ISBN: 9780571249756. board corners lightly bumped, top & tail of spine lightly worn, a couple of minor white marks to edges. Minor marks to text block.

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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION
Written by Robert Falcon Scott. Illustrated by Herbert G. Ponting.
Stock no. 1819260
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Journals of Captain R.F. Scott. Blue pictorial cloth, black title to spine. B/w photos. 82 b/w photos plus 7 line drawings. Light mark to front board else a fine copy. Contained in publisher's grey slipcase in very good condition with slight fading to edges and a few scuff marks.

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SOME TRIUMPHS OF MODERN EXPLORATION
Written by B. Webster Smith.
Stock no. 2132964
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Grey cloth with black titles and decoration. 6 b/w plates. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tears and chips; some loss; very creased.

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THE GREAT EXPLORERS
Written by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
Stock no. 2132435
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. In a series of penetrating biographies, 40 of the greatest explorers are described here, their lives revealed and their motives and passions examined, putting their great feats in context. Photographs and illustrations. 304 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780500251690.

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LIVINGSTONE
Written by Tim Jeal.
Stock no. 1818961
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Published to coincide with the centenary of Livingstone's death in 1873, this comprehensive biography reveals Livingstone as a complex and paradoxical figure: a man capable of self-sacrifice and ruthless cruelty, dogged throughout his life by self-doubts, contradictions and failure. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations and plates. ISBN: 0434372080. Light stain to front board. Text block browned and stained. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn, strengthened to verso with magic tape, creased.

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LOOKING FOR MRS LIVINGSTONE
Written by Julie Davidson.
Stock no. 1818662
Published by Saint Andrew Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An enthralling story of an extraordinary and courageous woman. Her bravery, stoicism and African upbringing were critical to the career of world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780715209646.

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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION
Written by Robert Falcon Scott.
Stock no. 2131247
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1964. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Spine is browned. Contents are still excellent. Slip case is almost very good - some wear and foxing.

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