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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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    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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    On 17 January 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The dogs were gone. Then Mawson plunged...
    • Publisher: W W Norton & Co
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    The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott are just that, an incredible look at the last expedition he would ever undertake.

    During the final months of that journey in March 1912, Scott took a series...
    • Publisher: Little, Brown & Co
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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 fascinating “Cochineal Red” Hugh Thomson's details his extensive travels through the principal sites of Ancient Peru, intelligently weaving five turbulent millennia of Peruvian history, expert a...
    • Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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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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    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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    Throughout the East there runs a legend of a great mountain at the centre of the world, where four rivers have their source. Charles Allen traces this legend to Western Tibet where there stands...
    • Publisher: Abacus
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