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Shackleton's Whisky
Neville Peat.
Publisher: Preface.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848093904.  Daedalus Item Code: 70133
 
Much of Ernest Shackleton's fame rests upon his heroic actions during a failed 1914–17 expedition to the South Pole, but the veteran explorer had come south seven years earlier. Rarely did Shackleton ... (Read More)
 
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Shipwreck of the Whaleship Essex
Owen Chase. Tim Cahill, foreword. Paul Lyons, intro.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784871260.  Daedalus Item Code: 70849
 
A superb companion to Nathaniel Philbrick's In the Heart of the Sea (made into a gripping feature film in 2015)—and an outstanding evocation of the whaling life in its own right—this is the ... (Read More)
 
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Show Me a Hero: The Sin of Richard Byrd Jnr
Jeremy Scott.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541305.  Daedalus Item Code: 70154
 
In this follow-up to Dancing on Ice: A 1930s Arctic Adventure, Jeremy Scott gives us the career of Richard Byrd Jr., who very much wanted to be famous as the first man to fly over the North ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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Tent Life in Siberia: An Incredible Account of Siberian Adventure, Travel, and Survival
George Kennan. Larry McMurtry, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781634502856.  Daedalus Item Code: 73614
 
In the 1860s, the Russian-American Telegraph Company set out to telegraphically connect the United States and Europe using lines running through the Bering Strait and Siberia; the failed two-year ... (Read More)
 
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The Tower of London: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
Nina Cosford, illus.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9781406352474.  Daedalus Item Code: 64492
 
Overlooking the city for more than 900 years, the Tower of London has variously served as a fortress, royal palace, prison, and place of execution, as well as an arsenal, royal mint, jewel house, and ... (Read More)
 
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Travels with Henry James
Henry James. Michael Anesko, intro. Hendrik Hertzberg, foreword.
Publisher: Nation.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568585772.  Daedalus Item Code: 73992
 
Along with his famous novels, short stories, criticism, and biographies, Henry James was known for writing about his many travels. These 21 essays of New England, Britain, and the Continent—variously ... (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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Wainwright: The Podcasts: Everything You Need for Eight Great Days Out on the Fells
Alfred Wainwright. Chris Jesty, ed. Eric Robson, intro. Nik Wood-Jones, narr.
Publisher: Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar.   Format: paperback & CD.
ISBN: 9780711229846.  Daedalus Item Code: 38315
 
In Britain the name of Alfred Wainwright is synonymous with walks along the fells—the ridges, hills, and plateaus—of the Lake District, and his hand-drawn, handwritten guides have been classics for ... (Read More)
 
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Walker's Provence in a Box: Original Walks Across the Region on Pocketable Cards

Publisher: Interlink.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781566568975.  Daedalus Item Code: 34473
 
There are 35 half-day and full-day walking tours of Provence in this set, from a circuit around a nature reserve in the Camargue to a stroll along the villa-lined streets of the Cap d'Antibes, and a ... (Read More)
 
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Walking with Wildness: Experiencing the Watershed of Scotland
Peter Wright.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781908373441.  Daedalus Item Code: 70107
 
The Watershed of Scotland is a line that separates east from west—a ridge that meanders 754 miles from Peel Fell on the English border all the way to the top at Duncansby Head, through almost every ... (Read More)
 
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The Whales Know: A Journey through Mexican California
Pino Cacucci. Katherine Gregor, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781907973888.  Daedalus Item Code: 64773
 
Born in Italy in 1955, Pino Cacucci sojourned to Mexico and Central America, where he resided for some years and became a prolific translator of works in Spanish, and twice won the Pluma de Plata ... (Read More)
 
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