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TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF AFRICA
Written by Mungo Park.
Stock no. 1816738
Published by Folio Society. 1986. Fine condition.

Introduction and epilogue by John Keay. Blue cloth, pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Contained in publisher's red slipcase which is lightly scuffed else fine.

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CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES 1768-1779
Written by Captain Cook; Glyndwr Williams.
Stock no. 1816687
Published by Folio Society. 1998. Fine condition.

Elaborately decorated blue cloth with gilt. Colour illustrations. Top edge blue. Selected and introduced by Williams. Second printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase which is scuffed.

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A NARRATIVE OF THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE
Written by Robert FitzRoy; David Stanbury.
Stock no. 1816684
Published by Folio Society. 1979. Nearly fine 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. Second impression. Spine slightly faded and a small mark to top of spine. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase lightly edge-worn.

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THE TUDOR VENTURERS
Written by Richard Hakluyt; John Hampden.
Stock no. 1816623
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1970. Very good condition.

Selected from: The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffics and Discoveries of the English Nation, made by Sea or Over Land and edited by John Hampden. Black leather spine with blue decoration. Wood veneer covers. B/w illustrations. Leather spine rubbed. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase with blue leather top and tail which is rubbed, worn and split, paper sides are mottled.

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SHACKLETON'S BOAT JOURNEY
Written by F.A. Worsley; Duncan Carse.
Stock no. 1317497
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1974. Fine condition.

Boards show picture of icy coast line with icebergs. Introduction and notes by Carse. B/w photos by Frank Hurley. 146 pages. Contained in textured light grey slipcase which is very slightly yellowed at edges.

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THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE
Written by Glyn Williams.
Stock no. 2128020
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Blue/green pictorial boards. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 614 pages. A little black ink transfer to half-title page, where a photo has been inserted and had ink inscription to verso. A few scuff marks and wear to slip case.

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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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THE ANTARCTIC VOYAGE OF HMAS WYATT EARP
Written by Phillip Law.
Stock no. 2127726
Published by Allen & Unwin. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In the summer of 1947-48 Australia's first Antarctic exploration since Mawson voyages of 1929-31 were undertaken in a small, old, decrepit wood ship. B/w photos. ISBN: 1863738037. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks.

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WILLIAM DAMPIER
Written by William Cecil Dampier; Gerald Norris.
Stock no. 2127091
Published by Folio Society. 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is very good with a few scuffs and grubby marks.

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THOMAS BAINES AND THE NORTH AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION
Written by Russell Braddon.
Stock no. 2127044
Published by Collins; Royal Geographical Society. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. Colour illustrations. Published in association with the Royal Geographical Society. ISBN: 0002175452. A few white marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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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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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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