NF. Stated first edition. A near fine copy in a good dust jacket. The dust jacket has rubbing/fraying at the head and heel of its spine and at t he corners. Tears and creases to the rear panel's upper edge.
Very Good-/Very Good-ex library hard cover. 8vo, cloth, 288pp, illus. ex library with flaps glued down and stamps and ghost of spine label. edgewear, tears, chips dust jacket. light shelfwear. edges yellowed.
Good. No Jacket. Stated First Editon. Text/Bright, clean, As New. Embossed blue linen boards/Good; strong & sound w/edge rubs, light soiling to back, and faded spine. DJ/None. Anthology of major seafaring expeditions and the broadening of man's grasp of Earth. Illustrated w/maps, line drawings and b/w photos, the volume commences with Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut's 1493 B.C. expedition in search of the land of Punt, and runs through the ages through exploration of the Artic at the end of the 19th century.
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