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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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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THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
Written by Rex Rienits; Thea Rienits.
Stock no. 2115293
Published by Paul Hamlyn. 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. Wrapper is faded to spine, with couple of edge-tears and chips.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

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JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN MAROCCO AND THE GREAT ATLAS
Written by Joseph Dalton Hooker.
Stock no. 2111772
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1878. Good condition.

Leather spine and corners. Gilt title to spine. Marbled boards. A Tour in Morocco (spelt Marocco throughout the book). B/w illustrations. Front board is split down spine and is now being held on by threads to top of binding. Wear to cover edges. Some scuffing. Foxing and page browning. Contents are generally very good.
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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.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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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. Blue cloth boards, 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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APPALACHIAN ADVENTURE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1602535
Published by Longstreet Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

From Georgia to Maine - a spectacular journey on the Great American Trail. Large format. Colour photos. ISBN: 1563522349. First few pages are coming away from the spine at the lower edge. Corners bumped.
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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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COLUMBUS ON HIMSELF
Written by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto.
Stock no. 1704681
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Colour pictorial covers. Colour illustrations. Contained in a very good slip-case with a few marks to one edge.
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