Great Explorers by Roderic Owen hits the £1 shelf in my shop.
Artus, 1980, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd printing. [First Published: 1979] Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs; Maps; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: For over two thousand years intrepid men and women have risked great dangers and endured immense hardship in their quest for knowledge of the earths unexplored regions.
Great Explorers recounts the harrowing adventures of over forty such courageous pioneers. Here are Alexander the Great and his conquering army; Marco Polo, lured by the promise of eastern riches; the selfless determination of Livingstone; Scotts Antarctic tragedy; and finally Neil Armstrongs historic first step on the moon.
The characters, motives and personal lives of these unique individuals all play a part in the story of their remarkable achievements, while superb colour pictures and maps illustrate the hazards they faced on their journeys.
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Gently faded at the spine.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine.
185 pages. Index. 12″ x 9¼”.
This book will be listed, sooner or later, for £6.50 on my delightful website… (added to my Exploration category.) but get 50% off buying from my blog… below…