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Fragile Eden : Ride Through New Zealand

By: Robin Hanbury Tenison

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England., Arrow Books: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: s14036

ISBN: 0099727005

Condition: Good Condition


A ride through new Zealand. B/W photos. Foxing to the outer edges. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Exploration; Exploration; ISBN: 0099727005. ISBN/EAN: 9780099727002. Inventory No: s14036. Paperback View more info

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The Great Explorers

By: Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Thames & Hudson: 2010

Seller ID: 247939

ISBN: 050029383X

Condition: Near Fine Condition


What inspires explorers to push back the boundaries of the known world? Why do they risk their lives in unforgiving conditions far from home? How do they survive at the limits of human endurance? Who are the great pioneers of land, sea and space? Where next? This book charts the great expeditions of forty of the world's most intrepid explorers, from da Gama to Gagarin. Gertrude Bell plotted the desert sands, politics and poetry of Arabia; Francis Garnier was driven almost insane on the banks of the Mekong; Edward Wilson twice tried to reach the South Pole with Scott; Nain Singh mapped the vast... View more info