Category: Exploration


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Masters of All They Surveyed: Exploration, Geography, and a British El Dorado.

By: BURNETT, D. Graham.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago and London:, University of Chicago Press, (2000).: 2000

Seller ID: BL1555

ISBN: 0226081214

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. xv, 298 pp. Frontis., color plates, illustrations, index. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0226081214 First Edition. View more info

The age of reconnaissance.

By: PARRY, J. H.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cleveland & New York:, World Publishing, (1963).: 1963

Seller ID: S2260

Series: The World Histories of Civilization. 248 x 162 mm. 8vo. xv, 364 pp. 80 illus. on plates, 5 maps, index. White cloth, dust-jacket; inner hinge cracked, jacket rubbed. Ownership signatures on front free end-paper and on page xv. Very good. FIRST EDITION. This work outlines the story of European geographical exploration, trade and settlement outside the bounds of Europe in the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; defines the factors which stimulated expansion and made it possible; and briefly describes the consequences which followed. First Edition. View more info