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Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure that Took the Victorian World by Storm
Monte Reel.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385534222.  Daedalus Item Code: 60463
 
The author of The Last of the Tribe, former Washington Post reporter Monte Reel here gives us the riveting, almost unbelievable adventure of an unlikely young explorer who in the 1850s ... (Read More)
 
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By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey
Erskine Clarke.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465002726.  Daedalus Item Code: 60483
 
In 1834, aristocratic southerners—and former slave owners—John Leighton and Jane Wilson explored the coastline of West Africa, establishing the first American mission in the region. Over the next 17 ... (Read More)
 
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Crazy River: A Plunge into Africa
Richard Grant.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349000275.  Daedalus Item Code: 62213
 
Setting out to make the first descent of a previously unexplored river in Tanzania, the intrepid travel writer who penned Dispatches from Pluto and God's Middle Finger gets waylaid by ... (Read More)
 
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
 
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
 
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An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
Edward J. Larson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300188219.  Daedalus Item Code: 61526
 
Knowledgeable and focused, Roald Amundsen has earned his place in history as the first to reach the South Pole. Robert Scott, on the other hand, has often been dismissed as a dashing incompetent who ... (Read More)
 
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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration
Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41268
 
In the 18th century, exploration entered a new phase; the greatest explorers were motivated more by scientific inquiry than by commercial interest, and they set out to make a full record of ... (Read More)
 
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First Ascent: An Awe-Inspiring Account of the Pioneering Mountain Climbs that Made History
Stephen Venables.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844037582.  Daedalus Item Code: 54740
 
A mountaineer with a number of first ascents to his name—including being the first Briton to reach the peak of Everest without bottled oxygen—Stephen Venables here tells the stories of the men and ... (Read More)
 
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From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen’s Journey in Flight
Garth James Cameron.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781629146997.  Daedalus Item Code: 60754
 
For his 1911 attainment of the South Pole, Roald Amundsen used dog sleds, but 15 years later, the forward-thinking Norwegian used an airship to become the first to reach the North Pole. Garth James ... (Read More)
 
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Ice Captain: The Life of J.R. Stenhouse—A Forgotten Hero of Shackleton's Endurance Expedition
Stephen Haddelsey.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780750943482.  Daedalus Item Code: 61503
 
Not long after Ernest Shackleton saw his ship Endurance trapped in the ice floes of the Weddell Sea in 1915, on the other side of Antarctica, the expedition's second ship, Aurora, ... (Read More)
 
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In Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage
Robert Campbell.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220483.  Daedalus Item Code: 40299
 
Even before the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897, Alaska loomed large in the American imagination as a land of unknown wonders. Thousands of adventurers journeyed along the Inside Passage—the nearly ... (Read More)
 
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James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
William Battersby.
Publisher: Dundurn.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554887811.  Daedalus Item Code: 34980
 
Having already distinguished himself in combat, charismatic naval commander James Fitzjames joined Great Britain's 1845 Franklin Expedition, thinking he would make his name; instead the expedition ... (Read More)
 
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Journey to the Arctic: The True Story of the Disastrous 1871 Mission to the North Pole
E. Vale Blake, ed. Peter Stark, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620875797.  Daedalus Item Code: 52137
 
In June of 1871, navigator George E. Tyson and the Polaris sailed forth from New York to pursue an American dream—to be the first to explore the North Pole. As these selections from Tyson's ... (Read More)
 
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