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Auction 100, Lot 594

"Discovery and Exploration [together with] The Geographical Lore of the Time of the Crusades", Various

Subject: History - Exploration

Period: 1960 (published)



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"Discovery and Exploration" by Frank Debenham, presents the dramatic story of exploration and conquest from prehistoric times up to the present space age, with quite a few pictures and some maps. 4to, 272 pp., illustrated in color and b/w. Hard bound in blue buckram with dustjacket. "The Geographical Lore of the Time of the Crusades" by John Kirtland Wright with introduction by Clarence J. Glacken, traces the geographical beliefs and knowledge current in Western Europe at the height of the Middle Ages and the origin of those beliefs. Reprint edition, 563 pp. Soft covers.


Condition: B

Moderate wear. Second with previous owner's name on front cover.

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $25

Closed on 9/12/2002