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Concise Encyclopedia of Explorations, Riverain, Jean. Introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs

Author    Riverain, Jean. Introduction by Sir Vivian Fuchs

Title   Concise Encyclopedia of Explorations

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Size   12 mo

Publisher    Collins (Glasgow) and Follett (Chicago) 1969

ISBN    0695823442 / 9780695823443

Seller ID   005560

279 pp. General and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Foxing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations. "A unique account of great pioneers like Columbus, Marco Polo, Barents and Amundsen. Biographies are accompanied by articles: on explorer-peoples like the Vikings, Arabs and Chinese; on the Crusaders and the buccaneers; on how such men as Aristotle, Darwin and St. Francis Xavier contributed to man's geographical knowledge. Tables chronicle the opening of Africa, China, the Nile and the Sahara; and maps clarify the course of discovery."

Price = 16.00 AUD



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