EXPLORERS. TRAVEL AND ADVENTURE NOTEBOOKS Huw Lewis-Jones | Kari Herbert
A selection of stories from 70 explorers with more than 400 illustrations.
This book is un visual compendium with a selection of stories from 70 explorers, some famous and others who deserve to be, who shows his fascinating and intimate work through his travel and adventure notebooks. Explorers and cartographers, botanists and artists, ecologists and anthropologists, eccentrics and visionaries, have captured their experiences from the shores of the Amazon until heart of africa, from las mayan ruins up to the great mountain ranges, from the Mongolian plains to the sublime frozen landscapes of the North Pole on the pages of small notebooks, field journals and sketch pads.
The book offers more than 400 illustrations, some of them unpublished so far, which belong to travel notebooks that are jewels of great historical, cultural and social value. In short, a source of inspiration for lovers of history and discoveries and for all travelers and adventurers.
Hardcover without s/cub. (board)