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The Ice Balloon: One Man's Dramatic Attempt to Discover the North Pole by Balloon
Alec Wilkinson.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007460038.  Daedalus Item Code: 41284
 
It is a forlorn sight—a balloon, limply inflated, lying on its side in a trackless wasteland of snow and fog while its crewmen contemplate their situation. This is the photograph that impelled ... (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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Jerusalem Always
Marcelo Bendahan, photog. Heidi Gleit, text.
Publisher: Maestro Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789080939660.  Daedalus Item Code: 33654
 
Yerushalayim—Jerusalem—is an ancient holy city to Jews, Christians, and Muslims, as well as the modern capital of Israel. In more than 200 color photographs, up to 21 x 12 inches, Marcelo Bendahan ... (Read More)
 
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The Karluk's Last Voyage: An Epic of Death and Survival in the Arctic, 1913–1916
Robert A. Bartlett. New Introduction by Edward E. Leslie.
Publisher: Cooper Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780815411246.  Daedalus Item Code: 32748
 
"We did not all come back," writes seafarer Robert Bartlett (1875–1946) in his firsthand account of the extraordinary adventure of the Karluk, the flagship of Canadian explorer Vilhjalmar ... (Read More)
 
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Kearny's March: The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846–1847
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307270962.  Daedalus Item Code: 34161
 
In June 1846, following the U.S. annexation of Texas and the Mexican declaration of war, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth with 2,000 soldiers, bound for California with ... (Read More)
 
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Klondike Gold
Alice Provensen.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780689848858.  Daedalus Item Code: 82988
 
Caldecott Medal winner Alice Provensen has been illustrating children's books since the 1940s (many of them with her late husband Martin) and her art is unique and self-assured, adapting itself to ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Gentleman Adventurer: Coming of Age in the Arctic
Edward Beauclerk Maurice. Lawrence Millman, foreword.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618773589.  Daedalus Item Code: 34119
 
In 1930, 16-year-old Edward Beauclerk Maurice chose not to follow his family from England to a new life on a New Zealand farm and instead signed up to be an apprentice fur trader among the Eskimos. ... (Read More)
 
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The Long Exile: A True Story of Deception and Survival in the Canadian Arctic
Melanie McGrath.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007157976.  Daedalus Item Code: 41290
 
In 1922 the Irish-American explorer Robert Flaherty made a film about an Eskimo hunter called Nanook of the North, which captured the world's imagination. Soon after, he quit the Arctic, ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Images from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition
David M. Wilson.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316178501.  Daedalus Item Code: 33371
 
Robert Falcon Scott remains an icon of fortitude and courage, arriving at the South Pole in 1912—a month later than his rival Amundsen—and perishing with his fellow explorers. His story has been ... (Read More)
 
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The Lotus Quest: In Search of the Sacred Flower
Mark Griffiths.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845951009.  Daedalus Item Code: 33625
 
The lotus is the world's most iconic flower, a symbol of spiritual awakening and growth for many of the world's major religious disciplines. Inspired by receiving seeds from a 3,000-year-old lotus, ... (Read More)
 
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The Magnetic North: Notes from the Arctic Circle
Sara Wheeler.
Publisher: North Point.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374533090.  Daedalus Item Code: 31993
 
Inspired by the spiraling shape of a reindeer-horn bangle, Sara Wheeler travels counterclockwise around the North Pole through the territories belonging to Russia, the United States, Canada, Denmark, ... (Read More)
 
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