History of Travel and Expedition
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|Bevan, Bryan. The Great Seamen of Elizabeth I. London, Robert Hale, 1971. 14 x 23 cm. 319 pages,16 plates: illus, maps, ports. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Includes content such as: The Elizabethan Age / Patrons of the Seamen / The Pirates / Philip II of Spain and John Hawkins / Sir Walter Ralegh and America / Drake through Spanish Prisioners’ eyes / Essex and the second Cadiz Expedition / Voyages of Henry Hudson / numerous illustrations, including ones of Queen Elizabeth I, George Clifford, Ralegh Gilbert and many more / etc.
Keywords: Discoveries (in geography), Great Britain, History, Naval, Nautical, Nautical Books, Sailors, Seamen, Tudors, 1485-1603, Voyages and travel, Voyages and travels, Voyages by English seamen, 1558-1618
|Deakin, Roger. Wildwood – A journey through trees. London, Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Books, 2007. 19 x 24 cm. xxi, 390 pages. Original Hardcover. Corners slightly bumped. Otherwise in excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
From the walnut tree at his Suffolk home, Roger Deakin embarks upon a quest that takes him through Britain, across Europe, to Central Asia and Australia, in search of what lies behind man’s profound and enduring connection with wood and with trees. Meeting woodlanders of all kinds, he lives in shacks and cabins, builds hazel benders, and hunts bush-plums with aboriginal women.
Keywords: Effect of human beings on, Forests and forestry, Great Britain, Human-plant relationships, Journeys, Nature, Travel, Trees, Voyages and travels, Wood, woods
|Francis, Clare. Come wind or weather. London, Pelham Books, 1979. 18 x 24cm. 224 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
In 1974 novelist Clare Francis threw in her job and began her search for adventure on the oceans of the world.
Keywords: ADC Accutrac (Ship) - Personal observations, Races, Racing, Voyages and travels, Whitbread Round the World Race, Whitbread Round-the-World Race (1977-1978), Yacht racing, Yachts
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