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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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    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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    Crossing 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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    • Publisher: Lonely Planet
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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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    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...
    • 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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    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...
    • Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
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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 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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    The Conquest of Everest

    by George Lowe and Huw Lewis-Jones
    The Conquest of Everest, by the late George Lowe, photographer, mountaineer and teacher and Huw Lewis-Jones historian of exploration, celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first ascent to Mount Everes...
    • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
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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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