London: Collins, 1947. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 324pp, 46 plates in colour, 120 monochrome illustrations, index. 8vo/22.5cm. Gilt decorated beige cloth, light wear, slight bubbling of pastedowns, foreedge lightly foxed, otherwise internally clean, tight and very good. British Merchant Adventurers by Maurice Collis; British Polar Explorers by Admiral Sir Edward Evans; British Mountaineers by F.S. Smythe; British Seamen by David Mathew; British Soldiers by S.H.F. Johnston; and Britain in the Air by Nigel Tangye..