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The Romance of Modern Exploration, by Archibald Williams (1871 - 1934)
It may be thought, perhaps, the exploration must be comparatively easy today. Less laborious no doubt it is in some details when Mandeville and Magellan travelled. But there are difficulties enough remaining to leave the romance of exploration untouched. Every explorer carries his life in his hand, however fine may be his outfit. Within the limits of this volume it is impossible even to notice all the modern explorers who have a claim on our admiration. (Summary by )
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Could I have sections 12 and 15?

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mleigh wrote: January 23rd, 2023, 8:43 pm Could I have sections 12 and 15?

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How about 0,9,16?
There is a big hole in the text of Chapter 9 on page 176
I'll see if I can decipher it or find another scan.
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silverquill wrote: January 23rd, 2023, 10:23 pm How about 0,9,16?
There is a big hole in the text of Chapter 9 on page 176
I'll see if I can decipher it or find another scan.
Sections 0, 9 and 16 are yours, thanks Larry!

I saw that hole in chapter 9, and I was looking for a copy as well. There isn't one on Archive, but I think there is one on Hathi Trust, and if there is, I will paste the link here.


ETA: Success! https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=osu.32435005192034&view=1up&seq=11
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icequeen wrote: January 23rd, 2023, 11:05 pm
silverquill wrote: January 23rd, 2023, 10:23 pm How about 0,9,16?
There is a big hole in the text of Chapter 9 on page 176
I'll see if I can decipher it or find another scan.
Sections 0, 9 and 16 are yours, thanks Larry!

I saw that hole in chapter 9, and I was looking for a copy as well. There isn't one on Archive, but I think there is one on Hathi Trust, and if there is, I will paste the link here.


ETA: Success! https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=osu.32435005192034&view=1up&seq=11
Thank you!
This solves the problem. It's a great chapter. :clap:
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May I join this project with sections 11, 14 and 19? Thank you
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May I Claim 21…

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May I claim 4 and 25?
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RitaBoutros wrote: January 24th, 2023, 6:42 am May I join this project with sections 11, 14 and 19? Thank you

Of course! Sections 11, 14 and 19 are yours! Thanks Rita!
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BettyB wrote: January 24th, 2023, 8:29 am May I Claim 21…

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Piotrek81 wrote: January 24th, 2023, 2:07 pm May I claim 4 and 25?

You may! Chapters 4 and 25 are yours, thank you!
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Hello,

I would like to read sections 1, 3 and 6. May I?

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prajak wrote: January 24th, 2023, 11:53 pm Hello,

I would like to read sections 1, 3 and 6. May I?

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Of course you may! Thanks Prajakta!
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