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OVER THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

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OVER THE EDGE OF THE WORLD: MAGELLAN’S CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE

by Laurence Bergreen

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0066211735
ISBN 13
9780066211732
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About This Item

Ferdinand Magellan's daring 60,000-mile circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and adventure. Biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this ground-breaking and majestic tale of discovery that changed both the way explorers would navigate the oceans, and world history.

"Prodigious research, sure-footed prose and vivid descriptions make for a thoroughly satisfying account... it is all here in the wondrous detail, a first-rate historical page turner."— New York Times Book Review

This is a stated first edition, published in 2003.

458 pages, including maps and photos.

Unclipped dust jacket, with just a tiny amount of shelfwear to the spine of the jacket, at the top.

The book is in pristine condition.


Synopsis

Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World, prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this groundbreaking and majestic tale of discovery that changed both the way explorers would henceforth navigate the oceans and history itself.

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Details

Bookseller
Vancouver Bookseller CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
938
Title
OVER THE EDGE OF THE WORLD
Author
Laurence Bergreen
Format/binding
Perfect
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0066211735
ISBN 13
9780066211732
Publisher
HarperCollins
Place of Publication
United States
Date published
2003
Keywords
Explorers, Exploration
Bookseller catalogs
Adventure; Non-Fiction; Naval History; World History;

Terms of Sale

Vancouver Bookseller

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