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THE REAL BOOK ABOUT EXPLORERS by  Irvin Block - First Edition - 1952 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

THE REAL BOOK ABOUT EXPLORERS

by Block, Irvin

Condition: Very Good/Good Only


New York: Garden City Books, 1952. 192 pp. Quarter-bound with black cloth and blue/red/black decorated boards; lettered in orange on the spine; illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with line drawings by Jules Gotlieb. Wear at the corners of the dustjacket with tears and chips around the edges; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: What's on the Other Side; Into the Rising Sun; Marco and His Millions; The Lost Continents; Steppingstones to America; Christopher Columbus - The Disappointed Traveler; El Dorado - Man of Gold; Cabeza de Vaca - Explorer in Spite of Himself; Magellan - The Whole World Round; Samuel de Champlain - Father of New France; Beyond Darien; Lewis and Clark and the Dream of Thomas Jefferson; Africa Refound; Timbuktu - Almost; The Good Doctor Livingstone; The Top; The Bottom; The Whole World Over; followed by Real Dates in Exploration and an Index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good Only. Illus. by Jules Gotlieb;. 12mo.



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