Adventurers and Explorers 1973
Brooke Bond Brooke Bond Tea Card Issues Adventurers and Explorers 1973 Adventurers and Explorers 1973 50 - This is a fascinating set containing colour drawings by John Beswick of intrepid explorers including well-known examples from the past like David Livingstone and Marco Polo, modern examples like spacemen Yuri Gagarin & Neil Armstrong and some that deserve to be better known like Arab Ibn Batuta who travelled almost 75,000 miles in his lifetime, Henry Bates who discovered 8,000 previously unknown species of insects in the jungles of Brazil and John Davis a skilled mariner who explored the Arctic and Mungo Park who explored the River Niger. The black text by British explorer and writer Tim Severin on the numbered backs lists their achievements and tells you more of their life. An album was also originally available to house this set. A fine well-produced set with cards size 68 x 36mm
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Adventurers and Explorers 1973

Issuer: Brooke Bond Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: This is a fascinating set containing colour drawings by John Beswick of intrepid explorers including well-known examples from the past like David Livingstone and Marco Polo, modern examples like spacemen Yuri Gagarin & Neil Armstrong and some that deserve to be better known like Arab Ibn Batuta who travelled almost 75,000 miles in his lifetime, Henry Bates who discovered 8,000 previously unknown species of insects in the jungles of Brazil and John Davis a skilled mariner who explored the Arctic and Mungo Park who explored the River Niger. The black text by British explorer and writer Tim Severin on the numbered backs lists their achievements and tells you more of their life. An album was also originally available to house this set. A fine well-produced set with cards size 68 x 36mm Number of cards in set: 50

Price for complete set: Only £4.00

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