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The Lively Lady
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The Lively Lady

by Sir Alec Rose

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Published
1968
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Hardcover with dust jacket, published by Nautical Publishing, 1968. This is a second printing of this UK edition. Signed by Sir Alec Rose and dated 1968 on a photo attached to the front endpaper - see photos. The true story of Rose's solo circumnavigation of the world on his boat, Lively Lady. 192 pages, with two sections of photos, 5-3/4"… Read more about this item
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The Sheltering Desert
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The Sheltering Desert

by Henno Martin

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Published
1958
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First American hardcover, with dust jacket, published by Thomas Nelson, 1958. First published in Germany in 1957, this is the first American hardcover, translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Henno Martin and Hermann Korn were German geologist, working in Namibia, when WWII started. To avoid internment as enemy aliens in the British administered country, they spent two and a half years living… Read more about this item
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Race to the Pole: Tragedy, Heroism, and Scott's Antarctic Quest

Race to the Pole: Tragedy, Heroism, and Scott's Antarctic Quest

by Ranulph Fiennes

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2004-11
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9781401300470
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First edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by Hyperion, 2004. Fiennes, who was the first man to reach both Poles on land, here tells the story of the rivalry between Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen. 462 pages with Notes, Index, Bibliography, and three sections of photos, 6-1/2" X 9-1/2". The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped.… Read more about this item
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Discoveries: North Pole, South Pole (Discoveries (Harry Abrams))

Discoveries: North Pole, South Pole (Discoveries (Harry Abrams))

by Bertrand Imbert

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Published
1992-03
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9780810928817
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Trade paperback edition, published by Harry N. Abrams, 1992. Part of Abrams 'Discoveries' series. 192 pages, beautifully illustrated throughout. A summary of the history of explorations of the North and South Poles. This is not a remainder, not a library discard. No former ownership marks, no writing on the text pages. No creases to the cover or spine. Small scratch… Read more about this item
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Sierra Story Yosemite Adventures & Reflections

Sierra Story Yosemite Adventures & Reflections

by Henry B. Stark

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August 1, 2000
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9780913337394
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First hardcover edition, with dust jacket, published by Southfarm Press, 2000. Signed by the author with a short inscription on the first flyleaf 'Happy Trails, Henry Stark'. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. The true story of three hikers who embark on a 15 day vacation in a remote part of Yosemite, one of the group… Read more about this item
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The Norton Book of Travel

The Norton Book of Travel

by Paul Fussell

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Published
1987
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9780393024814
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Large format first edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by Norton, 1987. The dust jacket is intact, though it has been price clipped. The jacket has been protected with a clear, removable cover. No further wear to the jacket besides the price clip. 832 pages with Index. A collection of travel pieces, including contributions from; Marco Polo, James Boswell, Freya… Read more about this item
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Discovery: The Quest for the Great South Land

Discovery: The Quest for the Great South Land

by Miriam Estensen

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Published
1999
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9780851777696
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Hardcover with dust jacket, published by Conway Maritime, 1999. This is a UK first edition. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. Part of the 'Discovery' series of non-fiction books on Exploration and Geography. This title being an overview of the discovery of Australia. 286 pages with Bibliography, Notes and Index. The blue cloth covered boards are… Read more about this item
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The Blue Nile

The Blue Nile

by Alan Moorehead

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First
Published
1962
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Hardcover edition, published by Harper & Row, 1962. This is a 1962 Book Club edition. The dust jacket is intact, and has been protected with a clear, removable cover. Jacket has a crease on the front, from the right top corner down to the 'N' in 'Nile'. Blue cloth covered boards, with the title and author name in gold on… Read more about this item
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Arctic Explorations

Arctic Explorations

by Elisha Kane

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Edition
First
Published
1996
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Hardcover, published by The Lakeside Press - R.R. Donnelley, 1996. A new copy, still in the shrink wrap as provided by R.R. Donnelly. 4-1/2" X 7", 447 pages. 22 black-and-white plates and 6 color plates and two fold-out maps, and Index. Frontispiece portrait of the author. The harrowing story of the second Grinnell expedition, in search of Sir John Franklin… Read more about this item
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Little America

Little America

by Paul A. Carter

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First
Published
1979
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First edition hardcover with dust jacket, published by Columbia University Press, 1979. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped, original price of $15.95 printed on the front flap. 301 pages with Index and Notes, illustrated with black and white photos through the text. The dust jacket just has some light smudge marks on the front, light crease… Read more about this item
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The Loneliest Continent

The Loneliest Continent

by Walker Chapman

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Published
1964
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Hardcover first edition, published by The New York Geographic Society, 1964. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped, it has been protected with a clear, removable, library quality cover. There is one crease on the back flap, a diagonal crease on the top left corner of the back flap. 279 pages win Index, Bibliography, a section of… Read more about this item
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Peary: The Explorer and the Man

Peary: The Explorer and the Man

by John Edward Weems

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Published
1988
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9780874774696
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Trade paperback edition published by Tarcher-St.Martin's. On April 6th, 1909 Admiral Robery Peary became the first man to reach the North Pole. This biography lays out how Peary, with single-minded ferocity, achieved his life-long dream. It also focuses on the controversy that surrounded him including his Inuit relatives, and his relationship with his assistant Matthew Henson. 362 pages with Index, Notes… Read more about this item
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Selkirk's Island The True and Strange Adventures of the Real Robinson Crusoe

Selkirk's Island The True and Strange Adventures of the Real Robinson Crusoe

by Diana Souhami

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Published
February 7, 2002
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9780151005260
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Hardcover with dust jacket, published by Harcourt, 2001. The true story of Alexander Selkirk, who was put ashore on an island 300 miles west of South America. His story providing Daniel Defoe with the inspiration for 'Robinson Crusoe. 246 pages with Index and Notes. The dust jacket is intact and is not price clipped. Jacket… Read more about this item
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