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MAPPING THE WORLD
Written by Peter Whitfield.
Stock no. 1821774
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

A history of exploration. 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. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly rubbed at open corners.

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CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES 1768-1779
Written by Captain Cook; Glyndwr Williams.
Stock no. 1821416
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Elaborately decorated blue cloth with gilt. Colour illustrations. Top edge blue. Selected and introduced by Williams. Second printing. A very nice copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few minor marks and scuffs, bump to one corner and small split.

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THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTAH
Written by Ibn Battutah; Tim Mackintosh-Smith.
Stock no. 1821365
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

Abridged, annotated and with a foreword by Tim Mackintosh-Smith. Brown cloth boards with blocked design in gilt and blue. Colour illustrations. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed with minor marks.

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TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA
Written by Mungo Park.
Stock no. 1320531
Published by Folio Society. 1984. Very good condition.

Introduction and epilogue by John Keay. Blue cloth, pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. Spine is slightly bumped and faded. A couple of small, light marks to covers. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is faded at edges and slightly edge worn, small mark to edge of one panel.

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THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO
Written by Marco Polo; Ronald Latham.
Stock no. 1821099
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Reissued. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth sides. Maps to endpapers. Colour plates. Seventh printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few light scuff marks.

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A NARRATIVE OF THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE
Written by Robert FitzRoy; David Stanbury.
Stock no. 1820659
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition.

Being passages from the Narrative written by Captain Robert FitzRoy, R.N., together with extracts from his logs, reports and letters; additional material from the diary and letters of Charles Darwin, notes from Midshipman Philip King and letters from Second Lieutenant Bartholomew Sulivan. Selected and edited by David Stanbury. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine lightly faded. Contained in publisher's slipcase in poor condition, being split across one end and spine.

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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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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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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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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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