Category: Exploration


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The Great Explorers

By: Hanbury-Tenison, Robin (Ed. )

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2010

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9120

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Russet brown cloth with gilt title on spine. Book and jacket are New and unread. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 304 pages; Beginning with Columbus and going through 20th century explorers like Jacques Cousteau, this book is comprised of a series of essays by different authors, giving a thorough study of exploration since 1492. View more info

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Maps: Herndon Report (Accompanying Explorations of the Valley of the Amazon)

By: Herndon, William Lewis

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Baltimore, A. Hoen & Co, Lithographer: 1853

Seller ID: 8568

Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Brown cloth boards are wrinkled, bowed and mottled. The gilt title is fairly bright. The covers are also blind stamped. The maps are VG-, with some toning and a few tears along folds, but printed on fairly heavy stock and they do not seem to have been handled very much. There is a white strip on the back board where the third map would have been attached. The book was printed for the US Senate, 32nd Congress. ; Maps; Thin 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 2 pages; William Lewis Herndon, one of the Navy's outstanding explorers and seamen, was born 15 October 1813 in Fredericksburg, Va. From 1842 to 1... View more info