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The Romance of Exploration: How Man Has Opened Up His World

by Sundheim, Karl

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


New York: Hillman-Curl, Inc.. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1935. First. Hardcover. Blue cloth hardback. Contains numerous black and white illustrations, charts and Index. Light soil to edges. Light overall tanning. No marks. Binding is tight with light rounding of corners. Spine is sunned but lettering still readable. Quarter inch tear to lower edge of spine. Photos available. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 568 pages .

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