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Explore and discover the world with these expedition and discovery books and maps. Whether you want to find out more about explorers and their discoveries from past and present, or you’re planning your own adventure, you’ll find the right book or map here.

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    Drawing on over 30 years of travel publishing experience, Lonely Planet publishes a range of thematic and pictorial titles celebrating travel and providing inspiration for future trips away. Many of...
    • Publisher: Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet''s Not for Parents series encompasses a range of guides designed for and aimed at children between the ages of 8 and 11. Incorporating intriguing stories and fascinating facts about...
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    Stanfords Travel Classics were originally compiled by us, as a specialist travel bookseller, to highlight some of the classic, life-changing travel tales of the past. Beaufoy Books now produce the...
    • Publisher: JB Publishers
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    • Publisher: Lonely Planet
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    The Children''s Safety iD Wrist Straps are colourfully printed Velcro wristbands for toddlers and young kids. They feature a semi-concealed, plasticised folded info card for contact details and...
    • Publisher: LittleLife
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    In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery-an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instru...
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
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    Trailblazer’s Adventure Travel Guide series encompasses a range of guides dedicated to adventurous activities in a range of worldwide destinations. The series includes outdoor activities such as...
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    Trailblazer Rail Guides series are highly practical, informative and portable guides designed specifically for those wanting to discover a country by train. Each title in the series explores its...
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    Exclusive to Stanfords, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has selected a range of vintage photographs of travel and exploration. The images are from the Society’s prestigious archive...
    • Publisher: Royal Geographical Society
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    Everest 1953: The Epic Story of the First Ascent provides a ground-breaking new account of the expedition which finally conquered the world’s highest peak. Drawing on first-hand interviews and...
    • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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    Everest

    by Ammonite Press
    This book is the RGS' only official publication on the expedition in 2013, marking the 60th anniversary of the first successful ascent and includes a foreword by Jan Morris. It contains the largest...
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    Where There is No Doctor

    by David Werner
    This book is much more than a book on first aid. It explains in simple words and diagrams what anyone living far from medical centres can do to prevent, recognise and treat many illnesses....
    • Publisher: Macmillan
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