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The Oxford Book of Exploration Robin Hansbury-Tenison

The Oxford Book of Exploration - Robin Hansbury-Tenison

Oxford University Press, 1993, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ. Text bright and tight. A nice copy.

From the cover: “The anthology does not aim to include every moment of discovery, but to give a flavour of the emotions and motives of those who took part in the major events of exploration. Divided into geographical sections, the book takes us to Asia with Vasco da Gama, Francis Younghusband, and Wilfrid Thesiger, to the Americas with Cortes, Frobisher, and Cabot, to the Pacific with Drake, Banks, and Bougainville, to Africa with Burton, Livingstone, and Stanley, and to the Poles with Peary, Amundsen, and Scott.”


Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 530 pages.
£16.00
The Oxford Book of Exploration Robin Hansbury-Tenison