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  • The Space Shuttle: A Mission-By-Mission Celebration of Nasa's Extraordinary Spaceflight Program by Roland Miller

    The Space Shuttle: A Mission-By-Mission Celebration of Nasa's Extraordinary Spaceflight Program by Roland Miller

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    "Any backyard astronomer or space enthusiast would be delighted to have this visual journey on their shelf." -The Strategist, The Year's Most Giftable Coffee-Table BooksA Barnes & Noble Best Gift Book of 2022 A Publishers Weekly Holiday Gift Guide 2022...
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  • Around the World in 80 Years: A Life of Exploration by Ranulph Fiennes 9781399729734

    Around the World in 80 Years: A Life of Exploration by Ranulph Fiennes 9781399729734

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    A CELEBRATION OF THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF 'THE WORLD'S GREATEST LIVING EXPLORER' PRAISE FOR SIR RANULPH FIENNES:'Always that little bit further and always the best. It is why, even to this day, I remain in awe at all he has accomplished...
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  • The Hunt for Mount Everest by Craig Storti 9781529331530

    The Hunt for Mount Everest by Craig Storti 9781529331530

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    The height of Mt. Everest was first measured in 1850, but the closest any westerner got to Everest during the next 71 years, until 1921, was 40 miles. The Hunt for Mt. Everest tells the story of the 71-year quest to find the world's highest mountain...
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  • Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

    Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing

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    Discover the truth about ENDURANCE in this superb true story of adventure, shipwreck, storms and survival on the high seas.'Superb ... the greatest survival story of all time' Sir Chris Bonington'One of the most remarkable tales of human courage and...
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  • The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I's Dream by Charles Spencer

    The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I's Dream by Charles Spencer

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    THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'As gripping as any thriller. History doesn't get any better than this' BILL BRYSON 'A brilliant read ... Game of Thrones but in the real world' ANTHONY HOROWITZ ...
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  • River Kings: A New History of Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads by Cat Jarman

    River Kings: A New History of Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads by Cat Jarman

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    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & THE TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF 2021 'Astonishing and compelling' Bernard Cornwell 'This superb book is like a classical symphony, perfectly composed and exquisitely performed' THE TIMES Books of the Year ...
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  • The Universe: The book of the BBC TV series presented by Professor Brian Cox by Andrew Cohen

    The Universe: The book of the BBC TV series presented by Professor Brian Cox by Andrew Cohen

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    Every night, above our heads, a drama of epic proportions is playing out. Diamond planets, zombie stars, black holes heavier than a billion Suns. The cast of characters is extraordinary, and each one has its own incredible story to tell. ...
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  • A Cold Spell: A Human History of Ice by Max Leonard 9781526631190

    A Cold Spell: A Human History of Ice by Max Leonard 9781526631190

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    Taking us from the beginning of our story to the present day, A Cold Spell examines how ice has shaped our thoughts, actions and societies - and what it means for us that it is rapidly disappearing from our planet 'A warm-hearted tale of the bizarre,...
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  • The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities by Violet Moller

    The Map of Knowledge: How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found: A History in Seven Cities by Violet Moller

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    'A lovely debut from a gifted young author. Violet Moller brings to life the ways in which knowledge reached us from antiquity to the present day in a book that is as delightful as it is readable.' Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk RoadsIn The Map of...
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  • The Worst Journey In The World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    The Worst Journey In The World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

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    One of the world's greatest works of travel and adventure writing, reissued on its 100th birthday.This is a gripping account of an expedition gone disastrously wrong. Apsley Cherry-Garrard, one of the youngest members of Scott's team, recorded the...
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  • Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History by Giles Milton

    Nathaniel's Nutmeg: How One Man's Courage Changed the Course of History by Giles Milton

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    THE 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION WITH A NEW FOREWORD FROM WILLIAM DALRYMPLE'A book to read, reread, then read again to your children' Independent on Sunday 'Once embarked upon the journey of the book, one is loath, sometimes unable to turn back' Sunday...
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  • Longitude by Dava Sobel

    Longitude by Dava Sobel

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    The tenth anniversary edition of the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest: the search for the solution of how to calculate longitude and the unlikely triumph of an English genius. With a new Foreword by the celebrated astronaut Neil Armstrong...
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  • Pathless Forest: The Quest to Save the World’s Largest Flowers by Dr Chris Thorogood 9780241632628

    Pathless Forest: The Quest to Save the World’s Largest Flowers by Dr Chris Thorogood 9780241632628

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    The incredible story of one man's obsession to find and protect the world's largest flowers As a child, Chris Thorogood dreamed of seeing Rafflesia - the plant with the world's largest flowers. He crafted life-size replicas in an abandoned cemetery,...
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  • The Last Overland: 21,000 km, 23 Countries and One Very Old Land Rover by Alex Bescoby

    The Last Overland: 21,000 km, 23 Countries and One Very Old Land Rover by Alex Bescoby

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    SHORTLISTED FOR THE EDWARD STANFORD TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2023* NOW A MAJOR DOCUMENTARY SERIES ON ALL 4 *'This is a fabulous adventure - reckless, insanely ambitious and filled with sweat, tears and laughter ... irresistible reading.' Joanna...
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  • Crean: The Extraordinary Life of an Irish Hero by Tim Foley 9781785374562

    Crean: The Extraordinary Life of an Irish Hero by Tim Foley 9781785374562

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781785374562Author Tim FoleyFormat PaperbackPage Count 272Imprint Merrion PressPublisher Merrion Press
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  • Critical: Why the NHS is being betrayed and how we can fight for it by Dr Julia Grace Patterson 9780008603496

    Critical: Why the NHS is being betrayed and how we can fight for it by Dr Julia Grace Patterson 9780008603496

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    The true, eye-opening account of how the NHS has been failed and what we can do to save it. ‘The NHS is an institution. But it’s also a political football, kicked back and forth between politicians for the past 75 years. It’s a burden to some and a...
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  • The Universe by Andrew Cohen

    The Universe by Andrew Cohen

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    Every night, above our heads, a drama of epic proportions is playing out. Diamond planets, zombie stars, black holes heavier than a billion Suns. The cast of characters is extraordinary, and each one has its own incredible story to tell. ...
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  • In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin

    In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin

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    'The book that redefined travel writing' Guardian Bruce Chatwin sets off on a...
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  • Conquistadores by Fernando Cervantes

    Conquistadores by Fernando Cervantes

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    NAMED A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, THE TABLET AND THE LADY'This book is a terrific read ... I could not put it down' Matthew Restall, Literary ReviewThe 'conquistadores', the early explorers and settlers of...
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  • The Travels by Marco Polo

    The Travels by Marco Polo

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    A sparkling new translation of one of the greatest travel books ever written: Marco Polo's seminal account of his journeys in the east, in a collectible clothbound edition. Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271...
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  • Endurance: 100 Tales of Survival, Adventure and Exploration by Levison Wood

    Endurance: 100 Tales of Survival, Adventure and Exploration by Levison Wood

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    100 of the most astonishing stories of human survival, adventure and exploration, chosen by Levison Wood. We are always captivated by tales of courage and bravery, of world-firsts and death-defying experiences. In this anthology, explorer and...
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  • Sherpa: Stories of Life and Death from the Guardians of Everest by Ankit Babu Adhikari

    Sherpa: Stories of Life and Death from the Guardians of Everest by Ankit Babu Adhikari

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    Changing the narrative of mountaineering books, Sherpa focuses on the people who live and work on the roof of the world.Amid all the foreign adventurers that throng to Nepal to scale the world's highest peaks there exists a small community of mountain...
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  • Petticoat Pilots: Biographies and Achievements of Irish Female Aviators, 1909-1939 by Michael Traynor

    Petticoat Pilots: Biographies and Achievements of Irish Female Aviators, 1909-1939 by Michael Traynor

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780954919429Author Michael TraynorFormat HardbackPage Count 326Imprint Michael TraynorPublisher Michael Traynor
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  • Petticoat Pilots: Biographies and Achievements of Irish Female Aviators, 1909-1939: Volume one by Michael Traynor

    Petticoat Pilots: Biographies and Achievements of Irish Female Aviators, 1909-1939: Volume one by Michael Traynor

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780954919412Author Michael TraynorFormat HardbackPage Count 295Imprint Michael TraynorPublisher Michael Traynor
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  • Captain James Cook by Richard Hough

    Captain James Cook by Richard Hough

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    In Cook's relatively short and adventurous life (1728-79) he voyaged to the eastern and western seaboards of North America, the North and South Pacific and the Arctic and Antarctic bringing about a new comprehension of the world's geography and its...
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  • The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology by Barry Cunliffe

    The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology by Barry Cunliffe

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    Archaeology is a vast subject - it is the study of human society everywhere in the world, from distant human origins 3-4 million years ago up to the present day. The Oxford Handbook of Archaeology brings together 35 authors - all specialists in their own...
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  • In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired `Moby Dick' by Nathaniel Philbrick

    In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired `Moby Dick' by Nathaniel Philbrick

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    The Number One best-selling, epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century, beautifully reissued alongside Philbrick's new paperback, Sea of Glory. The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged...
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  • Geography Militant: Cultures of Exploration and Empire by Felix Driver 9780631201120

    Geography Militant: Cultures of Exploration and Empire by Felix Driver 9780631201120

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    Geography Militant is a compelling account of the relations between geographical knowledge, exploration and empire.About the AuthorFelix Driver is Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the author of Power and...
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  • The Last Overland: Singapore to London: The Return Journey of the Iconic Land Rover Expedition (with a foreword by Tim Slessor) by Alex Bescoby

    The Last Overland: Singapore to London: The Return Journey of the Iconic Land Rover Expedition (with a foreword by Tim Slessor) by Alex Bescoby

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    * NOW A MAJOR DOCUMENTARY SERIES ON ALL 4 *'This is a fabulous adventure - reckless, insanely ambitious and filled with sweat, tears and laughter ... irresistible reading.' Joanna Lumley 'Alex Bescoby weaves travel, adventure, history and the...
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  • The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl

    The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl

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    About the AuthorThor Heyerdahl was born in Norway in 1914. He received the Order of Merit or similar decorations from Peru, Italy, Egypt, Morocco, Bulgaria, Norway and Sweden. He wrote many books on early travel and sea exploration. He died in April 2002...
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  • The Journals of Captain Cook by James Cook

    The Journals of Captain Cook by James Cook

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    Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged from the Antarctic circle to the Arctic Sea, Cook charted Australia and the whole coast of New Zealand, and brought back detailed descriptions of the...
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  • A History of Sailing in 100 Objects by Barry Pickthall

    A History of Sailing in 100 Objects by Barry Pickthall

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    Did you ever wonder which civilisation first took to water in small craft? Who worked out how to measure distance or plot a course at sea? Or why the humble lemon rose to such prominence in the diets of sailors? Taking one hundred objects that have...
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  • Espana: A Brief History of Spain by Giles Tremlett

    Espana: A Brief History of Spain by Giles Tremlett

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    Bestselling author Giles Tremlett traverses the rich and varied history of Spain, from prehistoric times to today, in a brief, accessible primer for visitors, curious readers and hispanophiles. 'Tremlett is a fascinating socio-cultural guide, as happy...
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  • Sisters Of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Found the Hidden Gospels by Janet Soskice

    Sisters Of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Found the Hidden Gospels by Janet Soskice

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    'The hunt for early Bible manuscripts was among the most romantic of all the 19th century's grand quests...At the heart of this lively, inspiring double biography is the story of how a pair of spirited Presbyterian women made their own extraordinary...
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  • The Shroud by Ian Wilson

    The Shroud by Ian Wilson

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    Two decades after radiocarbon dating declared the Turin Shroud a mediaeval fake, brand-new historical discoveries strongly suggest that this famous cloth, with its extraordinary photographic imprint, is genuinely Christ's shroud after all.In 1978 in his...
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  • South: The Endurance Expedition by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

    South: The Endurance Expedition by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton

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    The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition was perhaps the most ambitious, elaborate and confident of all the British attempts to master the South Pole. Like the others it ended in disaster, with the Endeavour first trapped and then crushed to pieces in...
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  • Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure by Tim Jeal

    Explorers of the Nile: The Triumph and Tragedy of a Great Victorian Adventure by Tim Jeal

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    Between 1856 and 1876, five explorers, all British, took on the seemingly impossible task of discovering the source of the White Nile. Showing exceptional courage and extraordinary resilience, Richard Burton, John Hanning Speke, Samuel Baker, David...
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  • The Explorer and the Journalist: Frederick Cook, Philip Gibbs and the Scandal that Shocked the World by Richard Evans

    The Explorer and the Journalist: Frederick Cook, Philip Gibbs and the Scandal that Shocked the World by Richard Evans

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    On 1 September 1909, American explorer Frederick Cook caused one of the biggest sensations in exploration history when, after a year with no word from him, news arrived that he had not only survived his Arctic expedition but had become the first person...
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  • A World Beneath the Sands: Adventurers and Archaeologists in the Golden Age of Egyptology by Toby Wilkinson

    A World Beneath the Sands: Adventurers and Archaeologists in the Golden Age of Egyptology by Toby Wilkinson

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    'It is a story full of drama, with the Nile, the pyramids and the Valley of the Kings as backdrop. That A World Beneath the Sands is also a subtle and stimulating study of the paradoxes of 19th-century colonialism is a bonus indeed.' - Tom Holland,...
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  • They Came Before Columbus by Ivan Van Sertima

    They Came Before Columbus by Ivan Van Sertima

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780812968170Author Ivan Van SertimaFormat PaperbackPage Count 336Imprint Random House USA IncPublisher Random House USA IncWeight(grams) 244gDimensions(mm)...
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