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Expedition & Discovery

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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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    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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    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: 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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    On July 11th, 1897, three men set out in a hydrogen balloon bound for the North Pole. Led by engineer August Soloman Andree, they want to make history, but are frighteningly underprepared. Three d...
    • Publisher: Head of Zeus
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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...
    • Publisher: Trailblazer Publications
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    The Dangerous Book for Boys

    by Conn Iggulden
    Conn Iggulden’s Dangerous Book for Boys is destined to become a publishing classic. Writing for Harper Collins in his first non-fiction work, Iggulden writes with the verve and passion that his...
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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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