A fascinating introduction to the history of exploration for children aged eight and over, featuring over 50 contemporary maps, prints, paintings and photographs, along with colourful illustrated maps indicating the explorers' routes. With exciting features on the world's most famous explorers, from early travellers such as Alexander the Great and Eric the Red, through the great explorers of the Renaissance -- Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan and Hernando Cortes -- to more modern times and the voyages of Stanley and Livingstone, Amundsen and Scott and Neil Armstrong.
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Book Description Collins, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M000198358X