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Robin Hanbury-Tenison - The Great Explorers - 9780500251690 - KKD0007598
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The Great Explorers

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Description for The Great Explorers 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
This book profiles forty of the world's greatest explorers, from Europe, America, Asia and Australia. These are the men and women who changed our perception of the world through their courageous explorations, opening our eyes to the physical, natural and historical wealth around us. Under the aegis of Robin Hanbury-Tenison, hailed by the Sunday Times as `the greatest explorer of the past twenty years', an international team of distinguished travel writers, broadcasters and historians describes these great explorers' lives, motives and passions in a series of penetrating biographies, illustrated throughout with beautiful paintings, photographs, engravings and maps.

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Thames and Hudson Ltd
Used, Very Good
Signed by the author
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London, United Kingdom
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About Robin Hanbury-Tenison
Robin Hanbury-Tenison is a well-known explorer, author, film-maker, conservationist and campaigner. A veteran of over forty expeditions, he is a leading member of the Royal Geographical Society and Survival International. His books include The Seventy Great Journeys in History and, as editor, The Oxford Book of Exploration.

Reviews for The Great Explorers
'Absorbing, factually tight, sensitive to its Eurocentricity, it gathers together a host of valuable essays' - Guardian 'Beautifully illustrated' - Geographical Reviews 'Exceptional ... superb illustrations add a revealing dimension to the literary narrative' - Country Life 'A monumental tome that's a genuine contribution to modern thinking about the nature of exploration ... the essays are first class ... nigh-on ... Read more

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