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Mapping the World - A History of Exploration. by Whitfield. Peter - Hardcover - 2000 - from Dereks Transport Books and Biblio.com

Mapping the World - A History of Exploration.

by Whitfield. Peter

Condition: Near MINT


London: The Folio Society, 2000. 263pp. Torquoise coloured cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration Near MINT in a Near FINE decorated slip-case, just lightly rubbed on corners Illustrated with colour throughout. First published by the British Library under the title `New Found Lands'. This edition contains some new material by the author and published by arrangement with the British Library.. Hard Cover. Near MINT. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. SLIP-CASE.




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