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Product Description: A lavish photographic record of the first ascent of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953Approximately 400 unique photographs, along with descriptive captions, transport the reader from base camp to the snow-clad slopes and ridges of Mount Everest, and to the peak itself...read more
By Royal Geographical Society (corporate author)

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9781781450444 | Trafalgar Square, May 1, 2013, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: A lavish photographic record of the first ascent of Mount Everest on May 29, 1953Approximately 400 unique photographs, along with descriptive captions, transport the reader from base camp to the snow-clad slopes and ridges of Mount Everest, and to the peak itself.

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Product Description: Combines archive material from a book of the same name first published in 1889 with anecdotes from well-known modern female travelers to offer a fascinating insight into the way that travel has changed for women over the last century From reminders to take your own bath with you to tips on how to hail a cab, today's intrepid female explorer has much to learn from her 19th century forebears...read more
By Royal Geographical Society (corporate author)

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9781904027911 | Reprint edition (Elliot & Thompson Ltd, October 1, 2011), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Combines archive material from a book of the same name first published in 1889 with anecdotes from well-known modern female travelers to offer a fascinating insight into the way that travel has changed for women over the last century From reminders to take your own bath with you to tips on how to hail a cab, today's intrepid female explorer has much to learn from her 19th century forebears.

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Product Description: From the first people to leave Africa to the first to leave the planet, the urge to explore the unknown has driven human progress. DK's Explorers tells the story of humanity's explorations, taking the reader into the lives of some of the most intrepid people ever known...read more
By Royal Geographical Society (corporate author)

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9780756667375 | Dk Pub, September 20, 2010, cover price $40.00 | also contains Explorers: Tales of Endurance and Exploration | About this edition: From the first people to leave Africa to the first to leave the planet, the urge to explore the unknown has driven human progress.

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Product Description: Inspired by voyages of discovery and aided by advances in the technology of printing and engraving, the European maps of the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries are extravagantly rich in historical detail. Evidence of an expanding and ever more sophisticated worldview, they are often amazingly accurate as well...read more

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9780764953194 | Wal edition (Pomegranate, July 1, 2010), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Inspired by voyages of discovery and aided by advances in the technology of printing and engraving, the European maps of the sixteenth through nineteenth centuries are extravagantly rich in historical detail.

By Royal Geographical Society (corporate author)

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9780764947766 | Wal edition (Pomegranate, July 1, 2009), cover price $13.99

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Product Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience...read more

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9781103151424 | Bibliolife, January 30, 2009, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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Product Description: Among humanity s oldest written communications, maps document the histories, and reflect the sensibilities, of the cultures that produced them. Inspired by voyages of discovery and aided by advances in the technology of printing and engraving, the twelve antique European maps in this calendar are evidence of an expanding and ever more sophisticated worldview, and they are often amazingly accurate as well...read more
By Royal Geographical Society (corporate author)

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9780764944871 | Wal edition (Pomegranate, June 1, 2008), cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Among humanity s oldest written communications, maps document the histories, and reflect the sensibilities, of the cultures that produced them.

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9780548357736 | Kessinger Pub Co, June 30, 2007, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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9780548300428 | Kessinger Pub Co, June 30, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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A celebration of 175 years of the RGS, from the early expeditions of Livingstone and Stanley in Africa, Younghusband in Tibet and Freya Stark in the Middle East, to the postwar achievements of Hunt and Hillary on Everest.

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9780747581383 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, January 1, 2004, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: A celebration of 175 years of the RGS, from the early expeditions of Livingstone and Stanley in Africa, Younghusband in Tibet and Freya Stark in the Middle East, to the postwar achievements of Hunt and Hillary on Everest.

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More than three hundred full-color and black-and-white photographs representing every area of the globe as well as great moments in history from the Royal Geographic Society are accompanied by interviews and essays by Edmund HIllary, Richard Leakey, Christina Dodwell, and John Hemming, among others. Original.

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9781579652203 | Artisan, September 9, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: More than three hundred full-color and black-and-white photographs representing every area of the globe as well as great moments in history from the Royal Geographic Society are accompanied by interviews and essays by Edmund HIllary, Richard Leakey, Christina Dodwell, and John Hemming, among others.

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Product Description: From England's prestigious Royal Geographic Society comes a lavish book which presents the facts on more than 160 years' worth of exploration as seen though a priceless archive of never-before-published photographs. A unique view of the world in all its variety and a pictorial reminder of some of the greatest achievements in exploration...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Royal Geographical Society (other contributor)

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9781556708176 | Stewart Tabori & Chang, March 1, 1998, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: From England's prestigious Royal Geographic Society comes a lavish book which presents the facts on more than 160 years' worth of exploration as seen though a priceless archive of never-before-published photographs.

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Maps show the world as it was known during the seventeenth century
By Joan Blaeu, John Goss and Royal Geographical Society (other contributor)

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9780847813001 | Rizzoli Intl Pubns, March 1, 1991, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Maps show the world as it was known during the seventeenth century

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