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Details about  POLE TO POLE WITH MICHAEL PALIN (1992) - Hardback - 1ST EDITION - Mint Condition

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POLE TO POLE WITH MICHAEL PALIN (1992) - Hardback - 1ST EDITION - Mint Condition
POLE-TO-POLE-WITH-MICHAEL-PALIN-1992-Hardback-1ST-EDITION-Mint-Condition
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Dust-jacket excellent condition; minor shelf-wear top/bottom edges, very clean & bright, not

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Condition: Like New : Split the cost with friends
A book that has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket (if applicable) is included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins. May have no identifying marks on the inside cover. No wear and tear. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
Seller notes: Dust-jacket excellent condition; minor shelf-wear top/bottom edges, very clean & bright, not price-clipped. Hardback excellent condition; very clean & bright. Pages near mint condition; very clean & bright.
Author:

Michael Palin

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Subject:

"The World / Ideas / Culture": General Interest

Time Period:

20th Century

Subject 2:

Travel Writing

ISBN:

0563362839

Publication Year:

19/10/1992

Region:

World

Format:

Hardback

Date of Publication:

1992

Language:

English

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Following Around the World in 80 Days , this book accompanies Michael Palin's second travel series on BBC TV. It records his continuous land and sea journey from the North Pole to the South Pole, following a given line of longitude - 30 degrees East. Air travel is allowed only as a last resort.

Key Features
Author(s)Michael Palin
PublisherEbury Press
Date of Publication19/10/1992
Language(s)English
FormatHardback
ISBN-100563362839
ISBN-139780563362838
GenreTravel Writing

Publication Data
Place of PublicationLondon
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintBBC Books
Out-of-print date05/07/2005
Content Note250 colour photographs, illustrations, maps

Dimensions
Weight1105 g
Width189 mm
Height246 mm
Spine27 mm
Pagination320

Credits
Photographs byBasil Pao

Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited or by the publishers or by their respective licensors: all rights reserved.

Item: POLE TO POLE WITH MICHAEL PALIN.

1st Edition First Printing

ISBN: 0563362839.

320 page large very heavy hardback book (25cm x 20cm - 1.088 kg) published by BBC Books 1992.        

 

Content: This is a 1992 1st edition of Pole to Pole With Michael Palin.

 

Dust-jacket reads:

 

If you thought there would never be another journey like Around the World in 80 Days you and Michael Palin's family have a lot in common. However, less than three years after being shut out of the Reform Club, Palin was offered a journey that would be longer, harder, and more dangerous. He was immediately hooked. The result is Pole to Pole, the second of Michael Palin's Great Twentieth-Century Adventures. Setting out to travel from one end of the earth to the other, following the 30 degree east line of longitude, Palin and his team, using aircraft only as a last resort, endured extremes of heat and cold, as they crossed 17 countries on trains, trucks, ships, rafts, ski-doos, buses, barges, bicycles and balloons.

Arriving in Ethiopia at the end of a 30-year civil war, Zambia on the day of Kenneth Kaunda's downfall and witnessing the end of apartheid in South Africa and Communism in the USSR, they saw history in the making and made history as well.

Palm became the first British television presenter to throw himself, literally, into a Russian kissing dance in Novgorod, a mud bath in Odessa, white-water rapids on the Zambesi and a squash game at 100 degrees Fahrenheit in Khartoum. He became the first, but surely not the last, Sheffield Wednesday supporter to consult a witch doctor, the only member of the Monty Python team to try and buy a camel, the first person in his street to pan, successfully, for gold, and the only man with a cat called Albert to have stood on both Poles.
 

Lavishly illustrated with photographs.

 

Condition: Dust-jacket excellent condition; minor shelf-wear top/bottom edges, very clean & bright, not price-clipped. Hardback excellent condition; very clean & bright. Pages near mint condition; very clean & bright.

 

Additional photographs available upon request.

 

Collectable 1st Edition

 

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