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The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
by Martin Dugard
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Learn to unlock your inner explorer in this riveting account of a great, forbidding adventure and “a fascinating examination of the seven key traits of history’s most famous explorers…[with] infusions of insight and enthusiasm”... (read more)

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The Travels of Marco Polo: The Illustrated Edition
The Travels of Marco Polo: The Illustrated Edition
by Marco Polo
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The newest volume in Sterling Signature's successful Illustrated Edition series takes readers on a fascinating journey into a world once unknown. Marco Polo almost single-handedly introduced fourteenth-century Europe to the civilizations of Central Asia... (read more)

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The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places
The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places
by John Keay
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A timely reissue of this classic collection, formerly titled The Mammoth Book of Explorers, contains over 40 fascinating first-hand accounts of exploration including the first crossing of North America, exploration of the Congo, and adventures in Machu... (read more)

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Silk Road
Silk Road
by Sven A Hedin
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This vivid book reflects that exciting expedition ¬ the constant mishaps, serious accidents and dangers; the immensity of China; the divergent ethnic groups; the ambitious generals; and the brigands.... (read more)

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Captain James Cook: A Biography
Captain James Cook: A Biography
by Richard Hough
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James Cook, born in 1728, was one of the most celebrated men of his time, the last and the greatest of the romantic navigator/explorers. His voyages in the Royal Navy to the eastern and western seaboards of North America, the North and South Pacific, the... (read more)

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The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
by Nancy Marie Brown
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NANCY MARIE BROWN is the author of A Good Horse Has No Color and Mendel in the Kitchen. She lives in Vermont with her husband, the writer Charles Fergus.... (read more)

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Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone
Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone
by Martin Dugard
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Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
by Laurence Bergreen
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“A marvelous piece of scholarship” New Zealand... (read more)

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Columbus: The Four Voyages, 1492-1504
Columbus: The Four Voyages, 1492-1504
by Laurence Bergreen
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From the author of the Magellan biography, Over the Edge of the World, a mesmerizing new account of the great explorer. Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a trading route to China, and his unexpected landfall in... (read more)

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Penguin Classics #217: The Four Voyages: Being His Own Log-Book, Letters and Dispatches with Connecting Narratives..
Penguin Classics #217: The Four Voyages: Being His Own Log-Book, Letters and Dispatches with Connecting Narratives..
by Christopher Columbus
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J. M. Cohen, born in London in 1903 and a Cambridge graduate, was the author of many Penguin translations, including versions of Cervantes, Rabelais and Montaigne. For some years he assisted E. V. Rieu in editing the Penguin Classics. He collected the... (read more)

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Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America
Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America
by Jack Nisbet
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"Jack Nisbet tells Thompsons story superbly . . . Sources of the River goes immediately onto my short shelf of best books about the Pacific Northwest." –Murray... (read more)

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
by Tony Horwitz
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Blue Latitudes is an enjoyable and often hilarious journey into the amazing life and adventures of Captain James Cook and his crew. There is no better way to learn nautical history than to bring an Aussie, and a bottle of grog, along.... (read more)

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Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm
Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm
by Monte Reel
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The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day:... (read more)

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Columbus: The Four Voyages
Columbus: The Four Voyages
by Laurence Bergreen
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From the author of the Magellan biography, Over the Edge of the World, a mesmerizing new account of the great explorer Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a trading route to China, and his unexpected landfall in the... (read more)

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The Search for the North West Passage
The Search for the North West Passage
by Ann Savours
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The search for the North West Passage to the Far East was the main driving force behind British arctic exploration from the 16th to the mid-19th century. It included the famous and ill-fated John Franklin expedition--the disappearance of which and... (read more)

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Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu (Vintage)
Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu (Vintage)
by Laurence Bergreen
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Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination
Shores of Knowledge: New World Discoveries and the Scientific Imagination
by Joyce Appleby
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When Columbus first returned to Spain from the Caribbean, he dazzled King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella with exotic parrots, tropical flowers, and bits of gold. Inspired by the promise of riches, countless seafarers poured out of the Iberian Peninsula and... (read more)

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Voyages of Discovery
Voyages of Discovery
by Lynne Withey
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Lynne Withey has taught history at the University of Iowa, Boston University, and the University of California at Berkeley. She is the author of Dearest Friend: A Life of Abigail Adams.... (read more)

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Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole
Race to the Top of the World: Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole
by Sheldon Bart
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In the age of adventure, when dirigibles coasted through the air and vast swaths of the Earth remained untouched and unseen by man, one pack of relentless explorers competed in the race of a lifetime: to be the first aviator to fly over the North Pole... (read more)

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Shipwrecks in the Americas
Shipwrecks in the Americas
by Robert F Marx
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Expert guide to locating, surveying, excavating, identifying sunken vessels. Also detailed catalog of 4,000 wrecks arranged by year and locale. 73 illustrations. Bibliography.... (read more)

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