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Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback. On 8 June 1924, George Leigh Mallory and Andrew 'Sandy' Irvine were last seen climbing towards the summit of Everest. In 1999, Conrad Anker found the body of Mallory on Mount Everest. This title assesses the clues provided by the body, its position, and the possibility that Mallory had successfully climbed the Second Step, a 90-foot sheer cliff. Num Pages: 208 pages, b&w plates. BIC Classification: 1FKN; BGH; RGR; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 234.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Robinson Publishing
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841192116
ISBN
9781841192116
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. Explores the physical and organic phenomena of the Antarctic continent as well as its history. With chapters on the geography and formation of the continent, its exploration, its depiction in the arts and sciences, and its geopolitical treatment, the author places the remote land as central to the Series: Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books. Num Pages: Maps & photographs. BIC Classification: 1MTS; RGR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5830 x 3895 x 29. Weight in Grams: 699.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
University of Washington Press United States
Condition
New
Edition
Reprint
SKU
V9780295976785
ISBN
9780295976785
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 34.90

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
382
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752442075
ISBN
9780752442075
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 28.51

Paperback. Explorer, scientist, writer, and humanist, Alexander von Humboldt was the most famous intellectual of the age that began with Napoleon and ended with Darwin. This title traces Humboldt's ideas for "Cosmos" to his 1799 journey to the Americas, where he first experienced the diversity of nature and of the world's people. Num Pages: 424 pages, 22 halftones. BIC Classification: PDX; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 30. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
424
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226871837
ISBN
9780226871837
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 16.77

Paperback. This revised pictorial biography celebrates the life of Tom Crean, a great Irish hero of Antarctic exploration in an age of epics of endurance and survival against the odds. Supported by complementary text, diary extracts and maps plus new information on Tom Crean's life, this is a lasting celebration of a true hero. Num Pages: 224 pages, b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1MTS; BGH; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 160 x 12. Weight in Grams: 406. 167pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Gill
Edition
paperback
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
9781848891197
ISBN
9781848891197
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.91

Paperback. Bestselling author Giles Milton takes us on an extraordinary journey and uncovers the answer to one of greatest historical riddles Num Pages: 304 pages, b/w/ integrated. BIC Classification: 3H; HBG; RGR; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 206. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
John Murray Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004379
ISBN
9780340819456
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Hardcover. Profiles forty of the worlds greatest explorers, from Europe, America, Asia and Australia. Num Pages: 304 pages, 200 illustrations, 150 in colour. BIC Classification: RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 251 x 199 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1198. Good copy with some minor shelf wear, dustwrapper has some minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
KKD0007598
ISBN
9780500251690
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Travelling the circumference of the truly gigantic Pacific, Simon Winchester tells the story of the world's largest body of water, and - in matters economic, political and military - the ocean of the future. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: 1QRP; 1QSP; RGC; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 164 x 45. Weight in Grams: 810. Fine copy in dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers London
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KKD0009037
ISBN
9780007550753
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Illustrated 8vo.Good copy..Artic Travel
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1975
Publisher
Royal Ontario Museum
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KEX0254764
ISBN
9780888541710
Hardback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Hardcover. Illustrated 8vo.Good copy..Artic Travel
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1975
Publisher
Royal Ontario Museum
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KEX0254765
ISBN
9780888541710
Hardback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca was sent to claim for Spain a vast area of today's southern United States. Cabeza de Vaca ultimately wrote an extraordinary chronicle of his journey. This work conjoins the facts recounted by Cabeza with the author's own research in the history and culture of 16th century North America to describe this epic journey. Num Pages: 336 pages, P. BIC Classification: RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 25. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Basic Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465068418
ISBN
9780465068418
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.13

Paperback. The real story of one of the greatest explorers who ever lived by 'the world's greatest living explorer' (Guinness Book of Records). Num Pages: 528 pages, 32 pp b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1MTS; 3JJC; BG; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 32. Weight in Grams: 366.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340826997
ISBN
9780340826997
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.48

Paperback. The untold story of Hamilton Hume - the Australian-born explorer who truly opened up the nation. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBF; BGH; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 31. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Hachette Australia
Condition
New
SKU
V9780733634055
ISBN
9780733634055
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 18.28

Paperback. This book explores one of the most dramatic features of the late medieval and early modern period: when voyagers from Western Europe led by Spain and Portugal set out across the world and set up links with Africa, Asia and the Americas. Series: Lancaster Pamphlets. Num Pages: 84 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: HBG; HBLC; HBLH; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 139 x 6. Weight in Grams: 128.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
88
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415279963
ISBN
9780415279963
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.49

Hardcover. The purpose of this book is to provide guidance on the specification, performance, use and interpretation of the Electric Cone Penetration Test (CPU), and in particular the Cone Penetration Test with pore pressure measurement (CPTU) commonly Num Pages: 352 pages, 272 line illustrations, 3 halftone illustrations, glossary, index. BIC Classification: RBGB; RGR; TB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 306 x 219 x 22. Weight in Grams: 1148.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780419237501
ISBN
9780419237501
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 396.45

Paperback. Published in 1900, volume 2 of Oswell's (1818-93) biography includes his journey to the Crimean front in 1854-5. Series: Cambridge Library Collection - African Studies. Num Pages: 310 pages, 15 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 3JH; HBJH; HBLL; RGR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 18. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
310
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781108032124
ISBN
9781108032124
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.85

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
North Atlantic Books,U.S. United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9781556439094
ISBN
9781556439094
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.22

Paperback. In 1807, a year after Lewis and Clark returned from the shores of the Pacific, groups of trappers and hunters began to drift West to tap the rich stocks of beaver and to trade with the Native nations. This work features stories of mountain men including John Colter, George Drouillard, Hugh Glass, Andrew Henry and Kit Carson. Num Pages: 392 pages, 20 illustrations, 24 maps, index. BIC Classification: HBJK; RGR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 157 x 23. Weight in Grams: 578.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780803295643
ISBN
9780803295643
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 23.26

Paperback. The records of the Chinese Yuan dynasty do not mention a Marco Polo at all (and they should), and there are some suspicious omissions from Polo's text - no tea, no foot-binding, no mention of Chinese printing, or even of the Great Wall. Did Polo even go to China? Series: Life & Times. Num Pages: 192 pages, 26 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; HBG; HBLC; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 134 x 14. Weight in Grams: 276. Very good copy with light shelf wear. Light scoring on one page, remains a very good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Haus Publishing Limited
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0014764
ISBN
9781905791057
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Hardback. The fully illustrated edition of Britain's greatest living polar explorer's memoirs, with personal photographs, maps and diaries of his adventures. Num Pages: 256 pages, full colour throughout. BIC Classification: 1MTN; 1MTNG; 1MTS; BGA; RGR; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 265 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1004.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781471153556
ISBN
9781471153556
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 6.23

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