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Exploration & Discovery:Explorers

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1 A Fabulous Kingdom: The Exploration of the Arctic
Officer, Charles and Jack Page

Oxford University Press, Incorporated New York, New York, USA 2001
Trade Paperback
Very Good+, No Dust Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

CE5 - A first edition advance readig copy (ARC)/uncorrected proof book in very good+ condition with no dust jacket as issued (trade paperback). An unread, tight, clean, sound coy in tan wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. A book about the quests to explore the arctic often in the form of misguided voyagers who were pushed beyond the limits of their knowledge, technology, and stamina. It is also about the eventual race for the North Pole. References, 209p. SCW05743 
Price: 11.00 USD
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2 Exploring the World
Davies, Stella

Roy Publishers, Inc. New York, New York, U.S.A. 1968
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good-
2nd Printing

CE2 - DJ is mylar protected. A hard cover 2nd printing book in very good+ condition with a dust jacket in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in red textured paper covered boards with black lettering and graphics on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with some light label staining on the front fixed endpaper plus there is some very, very light yellowing of the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light edge wear along the top and bottom edges which is heavier with some very, very light chipping along the top and bototm spine edges and the right corners plus some very light scattered overall rubbing and soiling. plus there is a small closed tear (about 0.25") on the top spine edge. A book that is a collection of retellings of the experiences of European explorers and travelers form the 13th century to the 19th century. The events depicted rane from the court of Kublai Khan during the first European visit to China by Marco Polo, the world of Mozambique when Vasco da Gama in the 16th century, the Hawaiian Islands when Captain Cook saw them in the 18th century, and the Africa experienced by David Livingstone. Illustrated with line drawn maps. 245p. SCW11640 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 From Argonauts to Astronauts: A History of Discovery
Obregon, Mauricio

Harper & Row, Publishers New York, New York, USA 1980
Hard Cover
Good+, Good+
First Edition
0060131934 / 9780060131937


BX4 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in good+ condition. Stated first edition with a sequence of numbers appearing on the copyright page with the "1" present with no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in tan cloth covered boards with dark brown lettering on the spine with minor overall shelf wear with some tape staining on the outside board surfaces and front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there is a tiny spot (much less than 0.25") of fraying at the bottom right corner of the front cover plus there are the usual library marks, stamps, and label on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, and the title page plus there is some very light soiling and yellowing on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some very light scattered soiling plus there is a library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A history of three great ages of discovery: the Ancient Greeks, the European Renaissance Explorations, and the late 20th century exploration of space. Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps, and drawings. Bibliography, indexed, 205p. SCW10008 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 Gold, Glory, and the Gospel: The Adventurous Lives and Times of the Renaissance Explorers
Wright, Louis B.

Atheneum New York 1970
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition

BM3 - DJ and book have discoloration and light shelf wear. A distinguished historian recounts the adventurous lives and times of the Renaissance explorers, from Prince Henry the Navigator to Sir Walter Raleigh. EC16299BB 
Price: 7.00 USD
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5 Women into the Unknown: A Sourcebook on Women Explorers and Travelers
Tinling, Marion

Greenwood Press New York 1989
Hard Cover
Very Good, No Jacket
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Printing
0313253285 / 9780313253287


BR3 - Book has label on the front, taped label on the spine, library stamping on the page edges, title page, last page, and front loose endpaper with label, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. EC13912BB 
Price: 65.00 USD
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