Encyclopedia of Exploration : a comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel and colonization... [in four volumes].

By: HOWGEGO, Raymond John.

Price: $600.00

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Four volumes in thick 4to, case-bound in olive linen, with dustwrappers. [1] To 1800 (published 2003); 1184pp. [2] 1800 to 1850 (published 2004); 704pp. [3] 1850 to 1940: the oceans, islands and polar regions (published 2006); 724pp. [4] 1850 to 1940: continental exploration (published 2008); 1047pp. All fine. ***An extraordinarily detailed reference work, well indexed and cross-referenced, with excellent bibliographic information. There are over 4500 articles across the four volumes. A fifth volume dealing with apocryphal voyages/journeys was issued later (and is not with this set). This heavy set will require additional postage - please enquire.

Title: Encyclopedia of Exploration : a comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel and colonization... [in four volumes].

Author Name: HOWGEGO, Raymond John.

Categories: History,

Publisher: Sydney, Hordern House: 2003-2008.

Seller ID: 36486

Keywords: cat93 exploration land exploration maritime,