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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration (2-Volume Set)

Series: Oxford Companion Series

Edited By: David Buisseret

1072 pages, 152 b/w photos, 79 colour illustrations, maps

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Jan 2007 | #168258 | ISBN-13: 9780195149227
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NHBS Price: £205.00 $252/€236 approx

About this book

This illustrated reference work covers all aspects of world exploration from Antarctica to the North Pole; from the discovery of the New World to the age of space exploration. The companion features 750 articles, carefully selected by a distinguished group of editors and advisers to examine exploration from different angles: thematically, geographically, historically, and biographically.

'The more than 700 well-organized entries are written in a straightforward and understandable style high-quality reproductions include maps and paintings from the past, as well as excellent modern colour-coded maps delineating dates and routes of key voyages.' School Library Journal


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