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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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Imperial Footprints: Henry Morton Stanley's African Journeys
James L. Newman.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574887235.  Daedalus Item Code: 42073
 
"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" The man who uttered those famous words was compared with Christopher Columbus in his day and became one of the late 19th-century's most newsworthy figures. Yet 100 years ... (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 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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The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places: First-Hand Accounts of Exploration by David Livingstone, James Cook, Meriwether Lewis, Ernest Shackleton, Roald Amundsen, Sir Edmund Hilary, and Many Others
Johh Keay, ed. Wilfred Thesiger, foreword.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849013116.  Daedalus Item Code: 41294
 
Often among the leading celebrities of their day, the world's great explorers captured headlines and the public imagination, while journalists and publishers vied to get the returning adventurers' ... (Read More)
 
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Oil and Ice: A Story of Arctic Disaster and the Rise and Fall of America's Last Whaling Dynasty
Peter Nichols.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143118367.  Daedalus Item Code: 36294
 
In 1871, an American whaling fleet was destroyed in an arctic ice storm. Miraculously, more than 1200 men, women, and children survived, but the damage to America's whale oil industry was ... (Read More)
 
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The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World's Greatest Traveller
Giles Milton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312421298.  Daedalus Item Code: 34986
 
Before he gave us Nathaniel's Nutmeg and Big Chief Elizabeth, Giles Milton's first book was this sparkling travelogue in the legendary footsteps of Sir John Mandeville, the ... (Read More)
 
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Roald Amundsen
Tor Bomann-Larsen. Ingrid Christophersen, trans. Pen Hadow, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750943444.  Daedalus Item Code: 33575
 
On December 14, 1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first human beings to reach the South Pole, just five weeks before Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova ... (Read More)
 
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
 
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (Read More)
 
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