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Four volumes in thick 4to, case-bound in olive linen, with dustwrappers.  To 1800 (published 2003); 1184pp.  1800 to 1850 (published 2004); 704pp.  1850 to 1940: the oceans, islands and polar regions (published 2006); 724pp.  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].
Publisher: Sydney, Hordern House: 2003-2008.
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Seller ID: 36486
Keywords: cat93 exploration land exploration maritime,