Explorers / Exploration from Compass Books

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The Search begins - a History of Discovery and Exploration

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Compass Books
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780490002906
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$3.49

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London: Aldus Books, 1973. Book has light bumping to corners. Wrapper has general shelf wear with some darkening to whiteparts, fading to spine, and rubbing to edges.. First Thus. Hard Back. Near Fine/Good.
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Survive! - the Most Shocking Episode in the History of Human Survival

by Blair, Clay

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Compass Books
Published
1976
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780583123457
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$2.33

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Hertfordshire: Mayflower Books, 1976. Book has creasing to spine, rubbing to edges and corners and some gheneral darkening to covers. Single crease to front cover, p/o stamp to inside of front cover a,d tanned pages. A good reading copy.. Reprint.. Paperback. Good.
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Venture to the Interior

by Van Der Post, Laurens

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Compass Books
Published
1953
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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$4.66

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London: Reprint Society, 1953. Green boards with some fading to spine, slight shelf wear and lioght foxing to eps. wrapper has small splits to corners, some loss to otp of spine and general discolouring to spine and rear cover. A good reading copy. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/Good.
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Christopher Columbus

by Collis, John Stewart

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Compass Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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$2.33

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Newton Abbot: Readers Union, 1977. Book has yellow boards with tanned pages. Wrapper has general shelf wear.. First Thus. Hard Back. Very Good/Good.
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'mid Snow and Ice - Stories of Peril in Polar Seas

by Michael, Charles D.

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Compass Books
Condition
Fair
Edition
Presumed First Edition.
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$11.64

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London: S. W. Partridge Book has red pictorial boards with heavy wear. Corners and spine ends are rubbed and bumped. Patches of fading to both boards and spine, darkened spine, and damp marks to spine. General darkening. P/o bookplate on inside of front board. Red from the board has bled through onto the fep, and fep has some spotting and… Read more
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Conquest By man - the Saga of Early Exploration and Discovery

by Herrmann, Paul

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Compass Books
Published
1954
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$5.82

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London: Hamish Hamilton, 1954. Book has blue boards with rubbing to corners, edges and spine ends. P/o bookplate to inside of front board. Foxing and spotting to fep. and slight tanning to pages. Wrapper has heavy wear to edges, with some tears and nicks, and 1" tear to top. Slightly faded spine and some heavy dark markings to rear wrapper.… Read more
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The Innocent Eye - the Life of Robert J. Flaherty

by Calder-Marshall, Arthur

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Compass Books
Published
1963
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$11.64

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London: W.h.allen & Co, 1963. Book has black boards with gilt lettering to front and spine. Bumping and rubbing to corners and spine ends. Some small white marks to boards. Slight yellowing to pages. Wrapper has been protected and has general shelf wear, including s few small nicks and tears to spine ends, and some general darkening.. First Edition.. Hard… Read more
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Livingstone the Pathfinder

by Mathews, Basil

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Compass Books
Published
1938
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
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$4.66

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London: Oxford University Press, 1938. Book has blue boards with light bumping to corners and spine ends, and a slightly faded spine. Tanning and spotting to pages. Fep has haevily darkened. Wrapper has tape repairs on spine and hinges, and some general darkening. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/Good.
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Touching the Void

by Simpson, J. A.

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Compass Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780099771012
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$3.49

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London: Vintage, 1997. Unread with a little wear to edges of covers and light tanning to page edges. A very good reading copy.. Reprint. Paperback. Very Good.
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Everest, a Cockpit and Antarctica - Three Dreams Fulfilled

by Dyson, Sheila

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Compass Books
Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780954774608
Item Price
$23.29

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Sheffield: Red Grouse Publishing, 2004. Unread with creased hinges. Inscribed on the front page 'To Kathleen with best wishes from Sheila Dyson'.. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Paperback. Near Fine.
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Everest - Goddess of the Wind

by Faux, Ronald

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Compass Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780550203618
Item Price
$8.15

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Edinburgh: Chambers, 1978. Book has a 5mm band of fading around the top of the boards. Wrapper has a faded spine, otherwise text is tight and bright.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +.
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Steps to a Fortune

by Howell, Mark & Morrison, Tony

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Compass Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$8.73

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London: Bles, 1967. Book has been carefullt read with slight darkening to page edges and some browning to fep, which is blue. Wrapper has some darkening to extremities, both front and back including fold overs, and a little general shelf wer.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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To the Source of the Yangtze

by Bell, Dick

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Compass Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780340538524
Item Price
$40.75

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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1991. Signed by Dick Bell and Michael Cole on the title page. Book has a little shelf wear, bumped corners and light tanning to page edges. Wrapper is price clipped with some shelf wear and creasing to very edges of covers.. Signed by Author and Expedition Leader. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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The Land That God Gave Cain - an Account of H.G. Watkins' Expedition to Labrador 1928-1929

by Scott, J. M.

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Compass Books
Published
1933
Condition
Good+
Edition
2nd Impression.
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$23.29

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London: Chatto & Windus, 1933. Blue boards with faded spine and a little discolouring to boards at edges. Bumped corners and some fading to rear board. Remains of P/o book plate on fep.Interior nice with b&w photos and fold out maps. A good copy of a fascinating book.. 2nd Impression.. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket.
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The Impossible Adventure Translated By Edward Fitzferald

by Gheerbrant, Alain

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Compass Books
Published
1953
Condition
Good
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$8.15

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London: Victor Gollancz, 1953. Book has shelf wear, bumping to corners and bottom edge of front board, spotting to page edges and foxing and a previous owner's bookplate to fep. Wrapper has heavy edge wear with loss to top of spine and bits of loss to edges and hinges and a little general discolouring. A good reading copy.. Reprint. Hard… Read more
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The Marvellous Country or Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico

by Cozzens, S. W.

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Compass Books
Condition
Good
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$29.11

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London: Sampson Low Marston & Co 'new & Cheap edition'. No date but prize plate on fep reads 1896. Dark boards with attractive front board and spine. Spine darkened, rubbing to corners, edges and hinges, bumped corners, darkened page edges and light spotting to first and last few pages. With charming b&w illustrations throughout. ' Three years in Arizona and… Read more
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Great Explorers

by Owen, Roderic

Seller
Compass Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780907408529
Item Price
$13.97

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London: Peerage Books, 1979. Book has some rubbing to edges and corners of boards. Wrapper is price clipped with some shelf wear with a little nicking to corners and creaisng to very edges.. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.
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