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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

  • - ON 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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