Into the Unknown: Tales from the Great Explorers

Into the Unknown Tales from the Great Explorers Sourced from the archives of the Royal Geographical Society these accounts give an explorer s eye view of some of the most extraordinary human journeys ever undertaken If the restless travellers of e

  • Title: Into the Unknown: Tales from the Great Explorers
  • Author: Alexander Maitland
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Sourced from the archives of the Royal Geographical Society, these accounts give an explorer s eye view of some of the most extraordinary human journeys ever undertaken.If the restless travellers of exploration s heroic age could be said to have a home, it would surely be the august halls of the Royal Geographical Society, where many of the world s most distinguished exploSourced from the archives of the Royal Geographical Society, these accounts give an explorer s eye view of some of the most extraordinary human journeys ever undertaken.If the restless travellers of exploration s heroic age could be said to have a home, it would surely be the august halls of the Royal Geographical Society, where many of the world s most distinguished explorers gave acclaimed lectures on their experiences.The Folio Society has collected 14 of the most remarkable accounts, spanning almost a century, from Speke and Grant s 1863 report of their search for the source of the Nile to John Hunt and Edmund Hillary s thrilling description of the conquest of Everest in 1953.

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