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Geographical discovery & exploration

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Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: BG; RGR; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 588.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Milkweed Editions
Condition
New
SKU
V9781571313553
ISBN
9781571313553

€ 17.10

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

€ 13.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. Containing chapters that deal with travel narratives, cosmography, commerce, and medical botany, this book examines how ideas and methods are deployed to make German commentators experts in the overseas world, and how this incorporation established the discoveries as important intellectual, commercial, and scientific developments. Series: Studies in Early Modern German History. Num Pages: 320 pages, 5 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBTB; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 426.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of Virginia Press
Edition
F First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813927343
ISBN
9780813927343

€ 31.97

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
SKU
V9780295976785
ISBN
9780295976785

€ 30.99
€ 27.75

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Tempus
Number of pages
382
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752442075
ISBN
9780752442075

€ 28.40

Paperback. The great Russian explorer Nikolay Przhevalsky (1839-1888) made an indelible contribution to the world's atlases, and its store of zoological and botanical knowledge, as a consequence of his four arduous and dangerous expeditions through the Central Asia of Western Mongolia, Eastern Turkestan and Northern Tibet. This book tells his story. Num Pages: 242 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FC; 3JH; BGH; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 19. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
242
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571278077
ISBN
9780571278077

€ 27.67

Paperback. Born into a wealthy London family in late-eighteenth-century England, Jane Griffin enjoyed nothing like the opportunities available to men of her class. And yet she became a world traveller, ranging far off the beaten path of Grand-Tour Europe to explore Russia, Greece, the Holy Land and northern Africa. Num Pages: 560 pages. BIC Classification: RGR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 37. Weight in Grams: 394.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
560
Condition
New
SKU
V9780553816433
ISBN
9780553816433

€ 19.99
€ 14.60

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
The Collins Press
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
9781848891197
ISBN
9781848891197

€ 21.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 480 pages, 149 illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1H; 1KBB; DNF; RGR; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 24. Weight in Grams: 510.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Edition
New ed of 1899 ed
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486256689
ISBN
9780486256689

€ 24.99
€ 19.12

Paperback. In this book, John Humphries questions whether John Petherick was a slave trader or a victim of conspiracy on the Nile. Num Pages: 224 pages, 20 black and white. BIC Classification: 1HBEN; 3JH; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 143 x 15. Weight in Grams: 258.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University of Wales Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780708326732
ISBN
9780708326732

€ 11.72

Paperback. Adventure, shipwreck, storms and survival on the high seas. Series: Voyages Promotion. Num Pages: 304 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1MTS; BTP; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 23. Weight in Grams: 286. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001329
ISBN
9780753809877

€ 4.64

Paperback. In 1940 Steinbeck sailed in a sardine boat with his great friend the marine biologist, Ed Ricketts, to collect marine invertebrates from the beaches of the Gulf of California. The expedition was described by the two men in Sea of Cortez, published in 1941. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 320 pages, map. BIC Classification: 2ABM; BG; PSPM; RBKC; RGR; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 126 x 19. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780141186078
ISBN
9780141186078

€ 20.99
€ 14.26

Paperback. Beginning with Prince Henry the Navigator's worldly vision of finding a direct sea route to India and ending with Ferdinand Magellan's quest to be the first man to sail round the world, this is the story of the numerous explorers who sought to find a path to the exotic treasures of the Far East. Num Pages: 292 pages, photographs, maps, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 3H; 3JB; HBTM; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 162 x 18. Weight in Grams: 416.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
McFarland & Company
Condition
New
SKU
V9780786415656
ISBN
9780786415656

€ 47.85

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
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004379
ISBN
9780340819456

€ 17.95

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
SKU
KKD0007598
ISBN
9780500251690

€ 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
William Collins London
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KKD0009037
ISBN
9780007550753

€ 17.95

Paperback. The dramatic story of the largest voyage of discovery in the history of the world, this is an astounding tale of courage, arrogance and adventure on the high seas from the author of 'In the Heart of the Sea'. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1QSP; HBG; HBLL; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 123 x 33. Weight in Grams: 366. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0007740
ISBN
9780007121168

€ 4.64

Hardcover. 8vo.Slightly worn copy in original cloth
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Frederick A. Stokes
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1928
SKU
KEX0254751

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Hardback, in good condition. With dustjacket.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Harcourt, Brace & World
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1968
Edition
1st
SKU
KRF0040203

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Illustrated 8vo.Good copy..Artic Travel
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
The Bobbs- Merrill Co. Inc.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1950
SKU
KEX0254772

€ 12.40

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