Conquest by Man - The Saga of Early Exploration and Discovery

By: Herrmann, Paul

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Hardback, 242mm x 157mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxiii prelims, 455+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Book has been well read, exterior bumped and scuffed, foxing and some grubbiness to block edges and opening/closing pages, but clean overall. In translation from the author's German by Michael Bullock, this is a meaty and substantial account of epic voyages of discovery by men through the ages, including tales of the Romans, Vikings, Crusaders and Portuguese, amongst others. Catalogue: Anthropology. Keywords: exploration, discovery, navigation, Vinland

Title: Conquest by Man - The Saga of Early Exploration and Discovery

Author Name: Herrmann, Paul

Illustrator: ,

Categories: Anthropology,

Edition: first edition

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1954

ISBN Number: 0

Binding: cloth boards

Book Condition: Good

Type: Hardback

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Size: 242mm x 157mm

Seller ID: 16561

Keywords: exploration, discovery, navigation, Vinland,