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Exploration and Discovery

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1 Blunt, Wilfrid. The Golden Road to Samarkand.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1973. First edition Cloth Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ 
40 pages of colour plates, 100 b/w illustrations, including 5 maps. Pulled at top of backstrip. Slight chipping and creasing along edges of dw.

 
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2 Cohen, Michael P. The Pathless Way John Muir and American Wilderness
Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1986. Reprint Paperback Near fine 
Gift inscription to half title.

 
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3 Debenham, Frank. Discovery And Exploration An Atlas-History of Man's Journey into the Unknown
Feltham: Paul Hamlyn, 1968. Second edition Paperback Very good 
Introduction by Edward Shackleton. umerous b&w and colour illustrations. Scuffing with some staining to cover.

 
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4 Flem-Ath, Rand and Rose. When the Sky Fell In Search of Atlantis
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1995. 0297816284 / 9780297816287 First UK edition Cloth Near Fine in Near Fine DJ 
Introduction by Colin Wilson. 3 b&w illustrations, 31 maps. Very slight creasing to dj edges from shelf wear.

 
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5 Forman, Werner and Burland, Cottie A. The Travels of Marco Polo.
London: Michael Joseph, 1971. First UK edition Decorative Cloth Very Good + in Good DJ 
Light wear to cloth. Dj slightly discoloured; small tear to top of front panel. Pc.

 
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6 Former, Werner and Syme, Ronald. The Travels of Captain Cook.
London: Michael Joseph, 1972. First UK edition Decorative Cloth Very Good + in Good DJ 
Very slight bowing to cover. Top corners bumped (dj and binding). Dj torn at top of backstrip.

 
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7 Keay, John. Eccentric Travellers.
London: BBC Books, 1985. First edition thus Paperback 


 
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8 Powell, John Wesley and Porter, Eliot. Down the Colorado Diary of the First Trip Through the Grand Canyon
New York: Arrowood Press, 1988. 0884860116 / 9780884860112 First edition thus Cloth Near Fine in VG+ DJ 
Combination of Powell's 1869 account of his journey and Porter's 1969 photographs of the same region. Dj slightly creased and previous owner's inscription with signature.

 
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9 Smythe, F. S. Camp Six An Account of the 1933 Mount Everest Expedition
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1938. Second ed (first thus) Cloth Very Good/no DJ 
With line-drawn sketched view of area described, annotated with camp names etc. Blind diagonal strip motif to covers. Light foxing to outer page edges. Eps discoloured. Spine sunned, with staining. Covers browned at edges. Spine slightly bumped.

 
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10 Thomson, George Malcolm. The North- West Passage.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1975. First edition Cloth Fine in Fine DJ 


 
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11 van Der Does, Willem. Storms, Ice, and Whales The Antarctic Adventures of a Dutch Artist on a Norwegian Whaler
Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans, 2003. First English language edition Boards Near Fine in Near Fine DJ 
Translated by Ruth van Baak Griffioen. Introduced by Joost C. A. Schokkenbroek. Top of backstrip bumped.

 
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12 Waterton, Charles. Wanderings in South America The North-West of the United States and the Antilles, in the Years 1812, 1816, 1820 and 1824. With Original Instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc, for Cabinets of Natural History
London: Century, 1984. 0712603409 / 9780712603409 First edition thus Paperback Very good+ 
'The Century Travellers' series. Introduction by David Bellamy. Edited with biographical introduction and explanatory index by Rev. J.G. Wood. Account of the English author's travels and experiences with the people, wildlife and nature of America. Illustrated with small, inset sketches. Coversr rubbed and scuffed along edges, with corners bashed. Reading creases to spine.

 
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