- (Potts Point, NSW, Australia): Hordern House Rare Books Pty. Ltd, (2006).
- cloth, color dust jacket.
- 724 pages
- ISBN: 1875567410
Price: $295.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 93407
First edition. Reference for the history of exploration and travel beyond the temperate mainlands to the oceans, islands, and polar regions, 1850 to 1940. Contains 521 major articles which continue to chronicle the history of exploration, travel, and colonization into the twentieth century. The index provides access to nearly 3000 travelers while the bibliographies cite more than 14,000 works of reference. There are numerous cross-references and every entry is supplemented by a comprehensive bibliography of both primary and secondary sources. Companion to Encyclopedia of Exploration to 1800 and Encyclopedia of Exploration 1800 to 1850.