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GREAT AGES OF MAN : AGE OF EXPLORATION

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: TIME LIFE BOOKS:

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FATAL IMPACT

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BARNES & NOBLE:

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WHITE NILE

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

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Publisher: HARPER & BROTHERS:

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White Nile

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ADVENTURE LIBRARY:

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ENDURANCE : SHACKLETON'S INCREDIBLE VOYA

By: ALFRED LANSING

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Publisher: CARROLL & GRAF:

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CAPTAIN COOK

By: ALISTAIR MACLEAN

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Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

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IRRESISTIBLE NORTH

By: ANDREA DI ROBILANT

Price: $15.15

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM65665


A century before Columbus arrived in America, two brothers from Venice are said to have explored parts of the New World. They became legends during the Renaissance, and then the source of a great scandal that would discredit their story. Today, they have been largely forgotten. In this very original work--part history, part travelogue--Andrea di Robilant chronicles his discovery of a travel narrative published in 1558 by the Venetian statesman Nicolo Zen. The text... View more info

NANSEN

By: ANNA GERTRUDE HALL

Price: $20.00

Publisher: VIKING PRESS:

Edition: 5TH

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MAN WHO ATE HIS BOOTS : THE HISTORY OF T

By: ANTHONY BRANDT

Price: $12.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM63256


The enthralling and often harrowing history of the adventurers who searched for the Northwest Passage, the holy grail of nineteenth-century British exploration. After the triumphant end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815, the British took it upon themselves to complete something they had been trying to do since the sixteenth century: find the fabled Northwest Passage, a shortcut to the Orient via a sea route over northern Canada. For the next thirty-five years the Britis... View more info

FOURTEEN MEN

By: ARTHUR SCHOLES

Price: $8.00

Publisher: E.P. DUTTON:

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NORTH POLE SOUTH POLE : JOURNEYS TO THE

By: BERTRAND IMBERT

Price: $6.50

Publisher: ABRAMS HARRY N. INC.:

Seller ID: IM276402


Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed, affordably priced, compact paperbacks bring ideas to life and amplify our understanding of civilization in a new way. View more info

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COLD : ADVENTURES IN THE WORLD'S FROZEN

By: BILL STREEVER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM81951


From avalanches to glaciers, from seals to snowflakes, and from Shackleton's expedition to "The Year Without Summer," Bill Streever journeys through history, myth, geography, and ecology in a year-long search for cold--real, icy, 40-below cold. In July he finds it while taking a dip in a 35-degree Arctic swimming hole; in September while excavating our planet's ancient and not so ancient ice ages; and in October while exploring hibernation habits in animals, from humans ... View more info

COLUMBUS

By: BJORN LANDSTROM

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Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

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COLUMBUS

By: BJORN LANDSTROM

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Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

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BORN ON A MOUNTAINTOP

By: BOB THOMPSON

Price: $14.25

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM67355


Combining the stories of the real hero and his Disney-enhanced afterlife, "Born on a Mountaintop" delves deep into our love for an American icon. Pioneer. Congressman. Martyr of the Alamo. King of the Wild Frontier. As with all great legends, Davy Crockett's has been retold many times. Over the years, he has been repeatedly reinvented by historians and popular storytellers. In fact, one could argue that there are three distinct Crocketts: the real David as he was be... View more info

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ENDURANCE : SHACKLETON'S LEGENDARY ANTAR

By: CAROLINE ALEXANDER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM101192


In August 1914, days before the outbreak of the First World War, the renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. Weaving a treacherous path through the freezing Weddell Sea, they had come within eighty-five miles of their destination when their ship, Endurance, was trapped fast in the ice pack. Soo... View more info

FABULOUS KINGDOM

By: CHARLES B. OFFICER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM54308


Inconstant and forbidding, the arctic lured misguided voyagers into the cold for centuries--pushing them beyond the limits of their knowledge, technology, and stamina. A Fabulous Kingdom: Tales of the Arctic charts these quests and the eventual race for the North Pole in unprecedented detail, chronicling the lives and misconceptions that would eventually throw light on this "magical realm" of sunless winters. Setting the scene with an explanation of the arctic region... View more info

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WEIRD AND TRAGIC SHORES

By: CHAUNCEY LOOMIS

Price: $7.50

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM104259


In 1860, fifteen years after Sir John Franklin's ill-fated expedition disappeared in the Arctic, a Cincinnati businessman named Charles Francis Hall set out to locate and rescue the expedition's survivors. He was an amateur explorer, without any scientific training or experience, but he was driven by a sense of personal destiny and of religious and patriotic mission. Despite the odds against him, he made three forays into the far North, the final--and fatal--one taking h... View more info

ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC

By: COLIN BERTRAM

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: IM426062


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SKYWARD

By: COMMANDER RICH BYRD

Price: $35.00

Publisher: PUTNAM:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM424487


EXPLORATION AIRPLANES TRAVEL TRANSPORTATION Man's mast ery of the air as shown by the brilliant flights of America 's leading air explorer. His life his thrilling adventure s his North Pole and Trans-Atlantic flights together with his plans for conquering the Antartic by air. previous o wner's name on ffep dj has wear at the head of the spine a nd a chip missing on the spine This copy is from the firs t printing of SKYWARD and will be the only printing to ... View more info