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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Artemis Cooper.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590176740.  Daedalus Item Code: 52239
 
In the 1930s, teenaged Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915–2011) walked from Holland to Constantinople, a feat he later immortalized in such classics of travel writing as The Time of Gifts and The ... (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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Scott's Last Expedition
Steve Parker.
Publisher: Natural History Museum, London.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780565092870.  Daedalus Item Code: 42004
 
In November 1910, Robert Falcon Scott set off on the greatest quest of the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration—to reach the South Pole in Antarctica. The author of Peacocks, Penguins, and Other ... (Read More)
 
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The Search for Ancient Greece
Roland & Françoise Etienne.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300206.  Daedalus Item Code: 33633
 
Abundantly illustrated, with period engravings and reproductions of art, archival photos, or color photos on virtually every page, this book chronicles the excitement of rediscovery as works from ... (Read More)
 
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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler
Jason Roberts.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007161263.  Daedalus Item Code: 51331
 
(Finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award) This biography is the story of a remarkable explorer known simply as the Blind Traveler. James Holman (1786–1857) circumnavigated the ... (Read More)
 
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Sir Richard Burton's Travels in Arabia and Africa: Four Lectures from a Huntington Library Manuscript
Richard Burton. John Hayman, ed.
Publisher: Huntington Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873282093.  Daedalus Item Code: 51002
 
Explorer, linguist, anthropologist, Richard Burton was one of the most fascinating figures of the Victorian era. In 1866, while serving as British consul in Brazil, he gave four lectures on the ... (Read More)
 
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The South Pole: A Narrative History
Anthony Brandt, ed.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780792267973.  Daedalus Item Code: 51453
 
"Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions," wrote Robert Falcon Scott in his 1912 diary of the Terra Nova expedition. "These rough ... (Read More)
 
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Survivor: The Autobiography: Danger, Discovery and Endurance: In the Words of Those Who Have Been on the Edge
Jon E. Lewis, ed.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849018180.  Daedalus Item Code: 51111
 
Inspired by Ernest Shackleton's 1914–15 escape from Antarctica, this book presents 30 accounts of true-life adventure taken from memoirs, letters, and journals of the modern age of exploration, ... (Read More)
 
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Valverde's Gold: A True Tale of Greed, Obsession and Grit
Mark Honigsbaum.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330491150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51401
 
In 1887 two British sailors landed on the coast of Ecuador and set off across the Andes to locate an immense hoard of Inca gold, lost for centuries in a remote and mysterious mountain range. Armed ... (Read More)
 
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Voyages of Discovery: History Files
David Boyle.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500289594.  Daedalus Item Code: 33342
 
Abundantly illustrated with color photographs, period engravings, and reproductions of art, this history chronicles the age of exploration—particularly the three decades from 1492 to 1522, when the ... (Read More)
 
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