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QUEST AND CONQUEST: AN ANTHOLOGY OF ADVENTURES - Various

Hard cover.

Gilded letters on spine.

Very good condition.

Literature.

English language.

Anthology of exciting short stories of adventure by various authors.

Title: 

QUEST AND CONQUEST

AN ANTHOLOGY OF PERSONAL ADVENTURES

Compiled by: E. V. ODLE

Publisher: MACMILLAN & CO LTD

Year of publish: 1953

PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN

Pages: 232

Dimensions: 18 x 11,5 cm

CONTENTS:

TRAVEL AND DISCOVERY

- THE FINDING OF THE TOMB OF TUT-ANKH-AMEN - Howard Carter

- A CARAVAN JOURNEY THROUGH UNEXPLORED TIBET - Sven Hedin

- ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD - Captain George Finch

- THE GOOD SHEYKH - Charles M. Doughty

- THE DASH FOR THE POLE - Captain Robert Falcon Scott

 

WAR

- A WAR CORRESPONDENT IN GREECE - Henry W. Nevinson

- THE ARMOURED TRAIN - Winston Churchill

- MY FIRST FIGHT WITH THE FOREIGN LEGION - P. C. Wren

- MY ESCAPE FROM A TURKISH PRISON - F. Yeats-Brown

 

THE PIONEERING INSTINCT AND SCIENTIFIC ENTERPRISE

- A VISION - Kingsley Fairbridge

- FLIGHT HOME FROM AUSTRALIA - Sir Alan Cobham

- A DESCENT TO DAVY JONES' LOCKER - Dr. William Beebe

- RECORD "GLIDES" IN A MOTORLESS AEROPLANE - Robert Kronfeld

- ON BEING ONE'S OWN RABBIT - J. B. S. Haldane

- MY SCHOOLDAYS - George Lansbury

- HOW I SENSE THE WORLD - Hellen Keller

- A SIGNATURE ON THE CANADIAN PRAIRIE - A. G. Street

 

ON THE ROAD, BY SEA, AND IN THE ARENA

- O THE ROAD WITH "PROFESSIONALS" - W. H. Davies

- ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN IN A SMALL SAILING BOAT - W. A. Robinson

- MY FIRST SALVAGE CASE - Desmond Young

- "THE LIONS ARE LOOSE!" - Lord George Sanger

- MY FIGHT WITH BOMBARDIER WELLS - Georges Carpentier

- PHOTOGRAPHING LIONS BY FLASHLIGHT - A. Radclyffe Dugmore

 

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