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Mapping the World - a history of exploration by  Peter Whitfield - Hardcover - 2000 - from Pendleburys - the bookshop in the hills and

Mapping the World - a history of exploration

by Whitfield, Peter

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

Folio Society, 2000. Book. Very Good. hardback. hardback, quarto, pictorial blue green cloth gilt, dust wrapper not called for in this edition, a very good tightly bound copy in a well preserved pictorial slipcase, the text remains clean and unmarked, illustrated throughout in colour, 261pp.


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