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EXPLORATION

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SEA OF DANGERS CAPTAIN COOK AND HIS RIVALS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Written by Geoffrey Blainey.
Stock no. 2121990
Published by Ivan R. Dee. 1st USA 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

In 1769, two ships set out independently in search of a fabled missing continent in the South Pacific. One was a French merchant ship, the other a small British Naval vessel. Both were operating under secret instructions from their respective governments, seeking to be the first to locate a new land potentially rich in natural resources. This is the author's stirring tale of these rival ships and the men who sailed in them. ISBN: 9781566638258.
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THE SOURCE OF THE NILE: THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA
Written by Richard Burton.
Stock no. 1812599
Published by Folio Society. 1996. Fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. 604 pages. B/w illustrations. Loosely inserted map. Third printing. A fine copy in a black slipcase which is slightly scuffed.
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THE GREAT EXPLORERS
Written by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
Stock no. 2119512
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. 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. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with a couple of tiny nicks.
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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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NORTH-WEST HIGHLANDS
Written by Dave Broadhead; Alec Keith; Ted Maden.
Stock no. 2117867
Published by The Scottish Mountaineering Trust. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

Scottish Mountaineering Club Hillwalkers' Guide. Colour photos and maps. ISBN: 0907521819. A few marks to covers. Contents are excellent!
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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.
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ABODE OF SNOW: A HISTORY OF HIMALAYAN EXPLORATION AND MOUNTAINEERING
Written by Kenneth Mason.
Stock no. 1809691
1st 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Conquering the Himalayas. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. xi and 372 pages including index. Fading to lower edges of boards. A few scattered foxspots. Lengthy inscription in ink to half-title page else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and lightly scuffed.
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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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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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