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THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE
Written by Glyn Williams.
Stock no. 2126044
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Blue/green pictorial boards. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 614 pages. Slip case is better than very good; a few marks and light scuffs.

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THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO
Written by Marco Polo; Ronald Latham.
Stock no. 2125995
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Reissued. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth sides. Maps to endpapers. Colour plates. Slip case is almost very good; has some bumping and marks, with scuffing: splits to two corners.

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MAPPING THE WORLD
Written by Peter Whitfield.
Stock no. 2125781
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Fine condition.

Large format. Green cloth boards with an elaborate decoration in gilt to front, gilt title to spine. Brown pictorial endpapers depicting maps. Colour and b/w illustrations. Slip case depicts maps; near fine.

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AN UNSUNG HERO: TOM CREAN - ANTARCTIC SURVIVOR
Written by Michael Smith.
Stock no. 1815689
Published by Headline. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An astonishing tale of adventure, heroism and survival against the odds. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 341 pages including index. ISBN: 0747253579. White pictorial dustwrapper is worn at top front corner and slightly grubby.

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FIRST UP EVEREST
Written by Showell Styles. Illustrated by Raymond Briggs.
Stock no. 2124300
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1969. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of Hillary and Tenzing and their ascent of Everest, told for children. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Square format. ISBN: 0241016614. Ex-lib. with usual markings. Wrapper has bottom corner cut off front flap; faded to spine; very large tear to rear panel. Some chipping to edges.

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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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THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD
Written by Douglas Preston.
Stock no. 1609886
Published by Head Of Zeus. 2017. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A 500 year old legend. An ancient curse. A journey into the heart of the world's densest jungle. A true story. Rumours circulated of a lost city of immense wealth deep in the Honduran interior, a city with a curse: to enter it is a death sentence. It is called the Lost City of the Monkey God... ISBN: 9781786695000.

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THE GREAT EXPLORERS
Written by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
Stock no. 1815124
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. ISBN: 9780500251690.

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THE CHILD'S LIVINGSTONE
Written by Mary Entwistle. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 1507690
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Beige matt boards with large pictorial onlay and dark titles, 8 x 7.25". Illustrated with 6 colour and 6 b/w full page illustrations, incl. front cover. 32 pages. Minimal bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few fox spots to covers and contents. Endpapers browned. Dustwrapper is edge worn, chipped and slightly grubby, front panel and spine darkened.

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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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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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