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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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In 1519, Magellan, five ships, and more than two hundred men set sail from Spain to find a water route to the Spice Islands. Despite suffering starvation, disease, torture, and death, they discovered the passageway known today as the Strait of Magellan... (read more)

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
by David Grann
Staff Pick
Grann's riveting book, The Lost City of Z, delves into the intrepid life and mysterious disappearance of legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett. Armchair travelers will be whisked away to the Amazon on a wild ride with a surprising finish.... (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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A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America
A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America
by Tony Horwitz
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W hat happened in North America between Columbus's sail in 1492 and the Pilgrims' arrival in 1620? On a visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz realizes he doesn't have a clue, nor do most Americans. So he sets off across the continent to rediscover the... (read more)

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Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
by Thor Heyerdahl
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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by... (read more)

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The Art of Rough Travel: From the Peculiar to the Practical Advice from a 19th Century Explorer
The Art of Rough Travel: From the Peculiar to the Practical Advice from a 19th Century Explorer
by Francis Galton
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"Carrion is not noxious to starving men." This is one of the countless potentially useful bits of information contained within Sir Francis Galton's fascinating but unwieldy (366 pages) The Art of Travel. First published in 1855, the book became a bible... (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 Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
by Nancy Marie Brown
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Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, giving birth to a baby before sailing home. Or so the Icelandic sagas say. Even after... (read more)

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On Assignment with National Geographic: The Inside Story of Legendary Explorers, Photographers, and Adventurers
On Assignment with National Geographic: The Inside Story of Legendary Explorers, Photographers, and Adventurers
by Mark Collins Jenkins
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Join National Geographic archaeologists and adventurers, explorers and scientists on this thrilling jaunt through more than 125 years of research, discovery, and unforgettable photojournalism. Featuring behind-the-scenes tales and show-stopping imagery... (read more)

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The Last Voyage of Columbus: Being the Epic Tale of the Great Captain's Fourth Expedition, Including Accounts of Swordfight, Mutiny, Shipwreck, Gold, War, Hurricane and Discovery
The Last Voyage of Columbus: Being the Epic Tale of the Great Captain's Fourth Expedition, Including Accounts of Swordfight, Mutiny, Shipwreck, Gold, War, Hurricane and Discovery
by Martin Dugard
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The epic, never-before-told story of Columbus's final, and perhaps greatest, journey to the New World. The final voyage of Christopher Columbus was by far his most dangerous, unexpected, exhilarating, and consequential. It was, as Pulitzer Prize... (read more)

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The Voyage of the Vizcaina: The Mystery of Christopher Columbus's Last Ship
The Voyage of the Vizcaina: The Mystery of Christopher Columbus's Last Ship
by Klaus Brinkbaumer
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Of all the great seafaring vessels of the Age of Discovery, not one has been recovered or even—given the lack of detailed contemporary descriptions—accurately represented. Then, in the mid-1990s, a sunken ship was found in a small, shallow gulf... (read more)

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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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The riveting account of one of historyand#8217;s greatest adventures and a study of the seven character traits all great explorers share.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;In 1856, two intrepid adventurers, Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke, set off... (read more)

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The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
by Nancy Brown
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Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, giving birth to a baby before sailing home. Or so the Icelandic sagas say. Even after... (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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To present a consecutive narrative of Columbus' voyages to the Bahamas, Hispaniola, Cuba, Trinidad, and the mainland of America, this book combines reports and letters written by Columbus with large passages from the biography prepared by his son and... (read more)

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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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Great Exploration Hoaxes (Modern Library Exploration)
Great Exploration Hoaxes (Modern Library Exploration)
by David Roberts
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Did Peary reach the North Pole? Was Admiral Byrd the first to fly over it? Did Frederick Cook actually make the first ascent of Mt. McKinley? Spanning 450 years of history, Great Exploration Hoaxes tells the spellbinding stories of ten men who pursued... (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
Staff Pick
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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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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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 Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the 14th Century
The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the 14th Century
by Ross E E Dunn
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Ross Dunn here recounts the great traveler's remarkable career, interpreting it within the cultural and social context of Islamic society and giving the reader both a biography of an extraordinary personality and a study of the hemispheric dimensions of... (read more)

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