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Oxford Atlas of Exploration
Oxford Atlas of Exploration
by Oxford
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The history of exploration is the history of human fascination with the world. Almost from the beginning of humanity, people have felt impelled to venture into unknown regions, displaying incredible endurance and bravery in the face of harsh environments... (read more)

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Explorers: Tales of Endurance and Exploration
Explorers: Tales of Endurance and Exploration
by Alasdair Macleod
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The urge to explore the unknown has driven human progress. "Explorers" tells the story of man's explorations, taking the reader into the lives of 50 of the most intrepid people ever known.... (read more)

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The Book of Exploration
The Book of Exploration
by Ray Howgego
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A chronological tour of the history of exploration in the style of The Map Book, by the world's leading expert.  Before the turn of the 19th century, ventures into uncharted lands required material or spiritual reward to justify the perils of... (read more)

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The Explorers: From the Ancient World to the Present
The Explorers: From the Ancient World to the Present
by Paolo Novaresio
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From the migrations of Homo erectus to the exploration of space, man has continually reached beyond his natural boundaries to discover unknown lands. Follow the footsteps of Alexander the Great's epic military expedition through central Asia and India... (read more)

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The Arctic: The Complete Story
The Arctic: The Complete Story
by Richard Sale
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The Arctic has recently become the subject of attention from both politicians concerned about the effects of climate change and tourists interested in its icy beauty. Richard Sale, one of the world's leading Arctic scholars and a professional... (read more)

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Discovering the Americas: The Archive of the Indies
Discovering the Americas: The Archive of the Indies
by Ped Gonzalez Garcia
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Seville, the point from which 15th-century Spanish explorers and conquistadors forayed into uncharted lands, aptly serves as the repository of this glorious/infamous history through its General Archives of the Indies. Selected by its staff from 80... (read more)

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Historical Atlas of the North Pacific Ocean: Maps of Discovery and Scientific Exploration, 1500-2000
Historical Atlas of the North Pacific Ocean: Maps of Discovery and Scientific Exploration, 1500-2000
by Derek Hayes
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Map junkies rejoice! Derek Hayes, author of Historical Atlas of the Pacific Northwest, delivers another stunning atlas filled with stories of explorations and exquisite historical maps. Over five hundred years of maps depicting the North Pacific Ocean... (read more)

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John La Farge's Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890-1891
John La Farge's Second Paradise: Voyages in the South Seas, 1890-1891
by Elisabeth Hodermarsky
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In 1890, John La Farge (1835and#8211;1910) and his close friend, historian Henry Adams, embarked on a journey to the islands of the South Pacific, where the artist experienced a period of great creative output. This book showcases many ofand#160;the most... (read more)

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The Drake Manuscript
The Drake Manuscript
by Francis Drake
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By the end of the sixteenth century, Sir Francis Drake had made at least four and perhaps as many as eight voyages to the West Indies. He was known to have painted much of what he encountered, although none of his own work survives. He was also known to... (read more)

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National Geographic Expeditions Atlas
National Geographic Expeditions Atlas
by National Geographic
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Founded more than 112 years ago "for the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge," the National Geographic Society has chronicled the exploits of some of the most famous explorers of the 20th century, and often helped fund those efforts. Roald... (read more)

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Atlas of Columbus and the great discoveries
Atlas of Columbus and the great discoveries
by Kenneth Nebenzahl
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Renowned map historian Nebenzahl (fellow, Royal Geographical Society) traces not only the discoveries, but also the progress of mapping itself in this awesome collection of reproductions, filmed directly from original manuscripts, woodcuts and... (read more)

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The explorers :from the ancient world to the present
The explorers :from the ancient world to the present
by Paolo Novaresio
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In National Geographic style, this oversize volume traces in narrative and lavish color images and maps historic paths of discovery. Beginning with the migration of Homo Erectus out of Africa, peripatetic historian Novaresto follows Alexander the... (read more)

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Unknown Lands: The Log Books of the Great Explorers
Unknown Lands: The Log Books of the Great Explorers
by Francois Bellec
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This remarkable and beautiful book documents the period of exploration and enlightenment when the Old World began to open its mind to the wonders and mysteries of the New World. Five centuries of eyewitness accounts, drawings, and notes, taken straight... (read more)

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Historical Atlas of Exploration 1492-1600
Historical Atlas of Exploration 1492-1600
by Angus Konstam
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As Europe emerged from the psychological restrictions of the Middle Ages, the new learning of the Renaissance emboldened a handful of adventurers to seek new horizons across the 'Ocean Sea'. And so began the Age of Discovery. A story of intense passion... (read more)

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Explorers: A Photographic History of Exploration
Explorers: A Photographic History of Exploration
by Richard Sale
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Explorations
Explorations
by Jean Francois Mongibeaus
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Genoese Cartographic Tradition Volume 12
Genoese Cartographic Tradition Volume 12
by Luciano Farina
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-204) and indexes.... (read more)

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Columbian Iconography
Columbian Iconography
by Luciano Farina
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o0s9 Includes bibliographical references and indexes.... (read more)

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Northwest Passage the Quest for an Arcti
Northwest Passage the Quest for an Arcti
by Edward Struzik
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-150) and index.... (read more)

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Time Great Discoveries: Explorations That Changed History
Time Great Discoveries: Explorations That Changed History
by Time Magazine
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Here is a book designed to inspire the heart, challenge the mind, delight the eye, engage the armchair traveler and, yes, encourage your bootheels to be wanderin'. The editors of Time have sought out the most exciting new discoveries in the fields of... (read more)

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