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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...
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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...
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    The Crossing of Antarctica

    by Huw Lewis Jones
    The first crossing of Antarctica in 1957/58 by the Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Vivian 'Bunny' Fuchs, was one of the twentieth century's great triumphs of exploration. Sir Ernest S...
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
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    There are only few human beings who can adapt, survive and thrive in the coldest regions on earth. And below a certain temperature, death is inevitable. Sir Ranulph Fiennes has spent much of his l...
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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    To the Ends of the Earth

    by Fiennes, Sir Ranulph, Bt OBE
    Ranulph Fiennes has entered the public imagination as the intrepid explorer par excellance. Taunted by his wife over the challenge of the never-before attempted circumpolar navigation of the globe,...
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    "There's no getting away from it; I've eaten some pretty extreme things in my time - live tarantulas, raw goat testicles, elephant dung, you name it. In a situation when your life depends on it, you...
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    SAS Survival Guide

    by Wiseman, John 'Lofty'
    SAS Survival Guide is a mini Collins Gem pocket book containing information on how to survive in the wild, on land or at sea and in extreme climates. This updated edition contains all the latest...
    • Publisher: Collins
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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...
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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...
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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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