GREAT EXPLORATION HOAXES

Roberts, David.

Published by Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, 1982
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Roberts, David. GREAT EXPLORATION HOAXES. San Francisco, 1982, Sierra Club Books, First American Edition. 182 pp. 8 maps, 14 B&W photos. Roberts researched ten men in the history of exploration whose claims were later found to be untrue, or at least innately questionable. A sometimes controversial, but entirely fascinating collection of stories based on scholarly investigation. Includes Polar histories of Cabot in the Northwest Passage, Peary at the North Pole, and Byrd on his polar flights, fully analyzed and discussed. Increasingly hard to find. Slightly chipped DJ, Near Fine, VG+. NZ$50. Bookseller Inventory # 000269

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Title: GREAT EXPLORATION HOAXES

Publisher: Sierra Club Books, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Slightly Chipped DJ

Edition: 1st Edition

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Adventure Books; Antarctic, Polar, Mountaineering, Adventure Non-fiction, Travel, Exploration, Nautical, Natural History, Rare, Collectible

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