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THE LAST FRONTIERS: THE ENCYLOPEDIA OF DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION Thayer Willis, Geoffrey Hindley and Carl Proujan 1973 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Willis, Thayer, Geoffrey Hindley and Carl Proujan
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New York, 1973, 1st US edition. 488 pp, b/w and color illustrations (paintings, photos, charts/maps, sketches.). Large format navy hardcover with gilt decoration on front cover and gilt title on spine. Dust jackets are chipped. May have former owner's inscription on front end paper. Near Fine condition.

This is a heavy, large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Media Mail, Priority Mail and International Mail.

First US edition of the 1971 UK original. Part of The Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration series. The last explorations: the Frozen World, the Roof of the World, and Secrets of the Sea.

From the dust jacket: "Man, in his determination to explore the world he lives in, has been carried by his zeal to the farthest reaches of the earth. His search has led beyond discovery to the conquest of earth's dangers, and this book tells of his struggle to eliminate the planet's last frontiers. Man has explored the frozen world of the Arctic and Antarctic, climbed the world's highest mountains, and dived deep into the oceans."

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