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Mapping The World: A History of Exploration

by Peter Whitfield

Condition: Fine/No Jacket Issued


The Folio Society, 2000. This is a very beautiful Illustrated Cloth cover Folio Society Hardback in Fine condition with a Fine slip case. no jacket issued. c2000 1st Edition Thus, 1st Printing. It is in wonderful condition both inside and out. Bright & clean cover with great edges. Looks Unread!!! The pages are tight & unmarked, no names. The slip case is in VERY nice conditon. Large & Heavy Book! Great Illustrations 263 pages. #18693.. 1st Edition Thus, 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket Issued.


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