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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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MAPPING THE WORLD
Written by Peter Whitfield.
Stock no. 2132386
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Turquoise cloth boards with an elaborate decoration in gilt to front, gilt title to spine. Brown pictorial endpapers depicting maps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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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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CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON
Written by Edward Rice.
Stock no. 1818664
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. Circa 1990. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Secret Agent who made the Pilgrimage to Mecca, Discovered the Kama Sutra, and Brought the Arabian Nights to the West. Black cloth spine with gilt title, blue paper boards. ISBN: 0684191377. Third printing. Spine lightly creased. Text block slightly grubby. Slight pulling to top 2" between half-title page and title page. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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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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MAPPING THE WORLD
Written by Peter Whitfield.
Stock no. 1318486
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Turquoise cloth boards with an elaborate decoration in gilt to front, gilt title to spine. Brown pictorial endpapers depicting maps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Small, light mark to spine. Slipcase is slightly worn at corners.

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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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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION
Written by Robert Falcon Scott. Illustrated by Herbert G. Ponting.
Stock no. 2128746
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 2012. Fine 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. Slip case is better than very good - just some light fading to edges.

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THE LOST PHOTOGRAPHS OF CAPTAIN SCOTT
Written by David M. Wilson.
Stock no. 2128616
Published by Little, Brown. 1ST 2011. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781408703007. Heavy bump to base of spine. Light bumping along cover edges. Contents are Fine!

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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION
Written by Robert Falcon Scott. Illustrated by Herbert G. Ponting.
Stock no. 2127847
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Nearly fine 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. Small bump to top of spine, whcih is lightly browned. Slip case is very good; bumping to edges.

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TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH
Written by Ranulph Fiennes.
Stock no. 2126631
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Story of the Transglobe Expedition 1979-82. Colour photos. ISBN: 0340252774. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a browned spine.

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BARRIER OF SPEARS DRAMA OF THE DRAKENSBERG
Written by Ro Pearse.
Stock no. 1609926
Published by Southern Book Publishers. 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. New Edition. The story of the mountainous Natal Drakensburg in South Africa. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1868120805. Board edges scuffed. Wrapper has a few marks to rear panel.

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