Travel Ex­plor­ers’ Sketch­books

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Huw Lewis-jones and Kari Her­bert (Thames & Hud­son, £29.95)

With a fore­word by Robert Macfar­lane, this cap­ti­vat­ing com­pen­dium of jour­nals, sketch­books, photographs, an­no­tated draw­ings, maps and charts, by 70 ex­plor­ers from the 16th cen­tury to the present, takes us from moun­tains and trop­i­cal is­lands to deserts and rain­forests, with thrilling in­for­ma­tion about wildlife, botany, ge­ol­ogy and lo­cal in­hab­i­tants.

Cross­ing the Horse Range, a sketch by John Turn­bull Thom­son

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