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ISMAILIA: A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade
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ISMAILIA: A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade
Product Code: 9202

Two volume 1874 memoirs by the Victorian explorer Sir Samuel Baker of his expedition to crush the slave trade in Sudan and Uganda. A thrilling epic of hardship and endurance. Fully illustrated.
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MANUAL OF MILITARY BALLOONING
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MANUAL OF MILITARY BALLOONING
Product Code: 9215

Official army instructional manual on the military use of balloons and their history. Published by the Aldershot ballooning school in 1896, this is the best published source on ballooons in war.
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ROCKY MOUNTAINS: Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to The Rocky Mountains in the Years 1819, 1820
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ROCKY MOUNTAINS: Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to The Rocky Mountains in the Years 1819, 1820
Product Code: 9213

A three-volume history of the 1819-20 Long expedition to explore the US Midwest and Rockies, based on Long's journals and written by Edwin James, the expedition scientist and surgeon. Includes fascinating encounters with Sioux, Cheyenne, Kiowa and Apache Indians.
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VOYAGES TO THE COAST OF AFRICA
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VOYAGES TO THE COAST OF AFRICA
Product Code: 9201

A vivid account of shipwreck and slavery in Senegal by two French explorers who ventured into the heart of west Africa in the late 18th century.
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Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea, and the great Loo-Choo Island; with an appendix containing charts, and various hydrographical and scientific notes
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Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea, and the great Loo-Choo Island; with an appendix containing charts, and various hydrographical and scientific notes
Product Code: 9773

A charming description of an 1816 expedition to Korea and Loo-CHoo island with colour illustrations of the islanders that created a sensation when first published.
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Albert N'yanza, great basin of the Nile, and explorations of the nile sources
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Albert N'yanza, great basin of the Nile, and explorations of the nile sources
Product Code: 9764

In 1863 Samuel White Baker, accompanied by his wife, discovered Albert N'Yanza, which he named after the Queen's late Consort. These two volumes describe his numerous adventures and as he says himself; 'Having thus completed the work after nearly five years passed in Africa, there still remains a...
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Arctic explorations in the years 1853,’54,’55: the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin
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Arctic explorations in the years 1853,’54,’55: the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin
Product Code: 9778

Following an earlier attempt on which he served as medical officer, these two volumes chart Elisha Kent Kane's second expedition, which he this time headed, to search for Sir John Franklin. Kane was an American Navy surgeon whose books about his various travels caught the imagination of the Ameri...
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Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the atlantic to the pacific; performed in the years 1819–20, in his majesty’s ships hecla and griper (OFF MINT)
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Journal of a voyage for the discovery of a north-west passage from the atlantic to the pacific; performed in the years 1819–20, in his majesty’s ships hecla and griper (OFF MINT)
Product Code: 9786

This was the first of three expeditions by Parry for the purpose of discovering a route from Greenland to the Bering Strait - the so called 'Northwest Passage' and he achieved a good part of this on the voyage in 1819-20. Travelling in the ships HMS Hecla and HMS Griper, Parry was able to map lar...
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Lake Ngami; or explorations and discoveries…in South Western Africa
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Lake Ngami; or explorations and discoveries…in South Western Africa
Product Code: 9761

Written by Charles J Andersson, a Swede who, with a friend he had made in London, the explorer Francis Galton, decided on a venture to Southern Africa. Andersson was an amateur naturalist and in this narrative describes in detail the geological and mineral features of these scarcely visited lands...
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lake regions of Central Africa; a picture of exploration
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lake regions of Central Africa; a picture of exploration
Product Code: 9770

Richard Burton's account of his ill-fated journey to discover the source of the Nile with his later bitter rival John Hanning Speke. A classic of Victorian exploration as colourful as its author.
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