victorian explorers

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    Admiral Albert Hastings Markham

    The sub-title of this book drew me in, the cover hints at a story of ‘derring-do’ mixed with ‘boys own’ stories, as soon as you open the cover the sleeve notes have phrases that hint at what is to come – ‘He battled Chinese pirates during the second Opium War’, ‘canoed Manitoba’s remote Hayes...

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