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ECCENTRIC TRAVELLERS: EXCURSIONS WITH SEVEN EXTRAORDINARY FIGURES FROM THE 18TH & 19TH CENTURIES John Keay 1983 1st US ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By Keay, John
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Los Angeles, 1983, 1st US edition. 216 pp, b/w illustrations, maps. Hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

From a rich gallery of courage and absurdity, of vision and delusion, this book presents seven extraordinary figures, all with remarkable achievements, whose place in the history of exploration should be assured: Father Gifford Palgrave, Thomas Manning, Gottlieb Leitner, Charles Waterton, Joseph Wolff, James Holman, and Philip Thicknesse. 


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