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GREAT ADVENTURES AND EXPLORATIONS: FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT, AS TOLD BY THE EXPLORERS THEMSELVES Vilhjalmur Stefansson 1947 1st ed Hardcover Very Good
By Stefansson, Vilhjalmur (Editor)
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New York, Dial Press, 1947, 1st edition. 788 pp. 18 maps, polar view maps in color on end papers. Rust cloth hardcover with faded spine, cracked hinges and no dust jacket. Very Good condition overall. 

With the collaboration of Olive Rathburn Wilcox, and maps designed by Richard Edes Harrison, this books contains accounts of explorations including, but not limited to: The Mediterranean Discovers the Arctic; The Europeans Cross the Atlantic;  The Polynesians Cross the Pacific; China Discovers North America; The Portuguese Find a way to the Indies, and many, many more.

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