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Explorers House: National Geographic and the World It Made

Poole, Robert

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ISBN 10: 1594200327 / ISBN 13: 9781594200328
Published by Penguin Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2004
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Author signed hardcover in white paper-covered boards with bright gilt embossed title to spine in a gloss pictorial unclipped dustjacket. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page: "For Sandy Crow, A National Geographic colleague. I hope you enjoy exploring this history. Robert M. Poole, December 2004." Former NatGeo magazine's editor paints the definitive picture of the history of the founding family and the institution that spawned a world-renowned periodical. Media mail included. Please contact us for priority or international shipping. Ships in 24 hours in a cardboard box. Bookseller Inventory # 005098

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Title: Explorers House: National Geographic and the...

Publisher: Penguin Press, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A colorful history of the National Geographic Society traces its evolution from its 1888 beginnings to its evolution into the esteemed and iconic American institution of the present day, profiling the Grosvenor family dynasty that created the institution's photography-based monthly and examining the inner workings of the magazine's innovative articles and the explorations they have covered. 30,000 first printing.

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"A wonderfully subtle and exhaustive—and even shocking—portrait of an age and of an institution."
—Paul Theroux

"A great journey."
—Caroline Alexander, author of The Bounty and The Endurance

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