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Ten who dared

Author: Desmond Wilcox
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the journeys and discoveries of ten explorers, including Columbus, Pizarro, Amundsen, Stanley, Kingsley, von Humboldt, and Cook.
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Named Person: Christopher Columbus; Francisco Pizarro; James Cook; Alexander von Humbolt; Jedediah Strong Smith; Robert O'Hara Burke; William John Wills; Henry M Stanley; Charles Montagu Doughty; Mary Henrietta Kingsley; Roald Amundsen; Roald Amundsen; Robert O'Hara Burke; Christopher Columbus; James Cook; Charles Montagu Doughty; Mary Henrietta Kingsley; Francisco Pizarro; Jedediah Strong Smith; Henry M Stanley; William John Wills
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Wilcox
ISBN: 0913948098 9780913948095
OCLC Number: 2632560
Notes: Original ed. published in 1975 under title: Explorers.
"A Time-Life Television book."
Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Christopher Columbus --
Francisco Pizarro --
James Cook --
Alexander von Humboldt --
Jedediah Smith --
Rubert Burke and William Wills --
Henry Morton Stanly --
Charles M. Doughty --
Mary Kingsley --
Roald Amundsen --
A chronology of exploration.
Other Titles: Explorers
Responsibility: by Desmond Wilcox ; pref. by Anthony Quinn.

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Discusses the journeys and discoveries of ten explorers, including Columbus, Pizarro, Amundsen, Stanley, Kingsley, von Humboldt, and Cook.

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