The Explorers: From the Ancient World to the Present
Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1996 - Discoveries in geography - 305 pages
A lavishly illustrated celebration of amazing journeys and exhilarating discoveries from the earliest days of seafaring to the first landing on the moon and beyond. This stunning book features more than 600 illustratiosn, including 400 full-color photos, 50 ancient maps, and 40 modern maps, most in color.
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