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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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    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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    A range of Activity Books by Lonely Planet that will delight children. With the use of colourful illustrations, games and humour these books will lead children curiosity and learning, while p...
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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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    Shackleton's Boat Journey

    by Worsley, Frank Arthur
    On August 1, 1914, on the eve of World War I, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his hand-picked crew embarked in HMS Endurance from London's West India Dock, for an expedition to the Antarctic. It was to...
    • Publisher: Birlinn
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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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    • Publisher: Penguin
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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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    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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    This is shortlisted for the RSL Ondaatje prize. Gavin Francis fulfilled a lifetime's ambition when he spent fourteen months as the base-camp doctor at Halley, a profoundly isolated British research...
    • Publisher: Vintage
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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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    "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...
    • Publisher: Bantam
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