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The Exploration Treasury (RGS (with IGB))
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The Exploration Treasury (RGS (with IGB)) (Multiple copy pack)

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Discover some of the great archival treasures of the Royal Geographical Society. Some of the greatest expeditions are described and illustrated with maps, photographs and illustrations by official artists and photographers, and members of the expedition teams. The book also includes the first travellers, who set off with sketchbook or camera, as well as diplomats who chose to explore the wider regions into which they were posted. These men and women provided Westerners with the first images of Northern Arabia, China and Nepal, and South America. They record the attempts to summit the world's highest mountain and reach the polar extremes. For anyone with a love of adventure, this book will be an informative journey and a visual delight.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyPhotography & photographsPhotographs: collectionsHistory & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryGeneral & world historyHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsHistorical geographyTravel & MapsTravel writingExpeditions Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd Publication Date: 09/03/2017 ISBN-13: 9780233004754  Details: Type: Multiple copy pack Format: Books
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Beau Riffenburgh is an author and historian specializing in polar exploration. He has served as editor of Polar Record, as the head of the Polar History Group at the Scott Polar Research Institute and as a lecturer in the history faculty of the University of Cambridge. He has written several books on exploration including The Myth of the Explorer and Shackleton's Forgotten Expedition: The Voyage of the Nimrod For Andre Deutsch he wrote the Royal Geographical Society Exploration Experience (2007) and The Titanic Experience (2008).

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