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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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A Book of Voyages
Patrick O'Brian, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393089585.  Daedalus Item Code: 71710
 
On her 1786 journey through the Crimea, Lady Craven witnesses barbaric entertainments in the court of the Tartar Khan. John Bell tells us of his day's hunting with the Manchu emperor in 1721 outside ... (Read More)
 
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Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage
Kathleen Winter.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224098366.  Daedalus Item Code: 63655
 
In this nonfiction follow-up to her Orange Prize and Governor General's Literary Award finalist Annabel, transplanted Canadian author Kathleen Winter impulsively embarks on an odyssey across ... (Read More)
 
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Camping and Tramping in Malaya: Stanfords Travel Classics
Ambrose B. Rathborne. Junaidi Payne, foreword.
Publisher: John Beaufoy Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906780395.  Daedalus Item Code: 64440
 
Originally published in 1898, this entertaining account of Ambrose Rathborne's travels offers insights into the colonial personalities and working conditions of the day. An Australian mining engineer ... (Read More)
 
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The Conquest of the Ocean: An Illustrated History of Seafaring
Brian Lavery.
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781465408419.  Daedalus Item Code: 72517
 
Spanning 5,000 years of oceanic history, this is an abundantly and colorfully illustrated chronology of sailors and the sea. Here are great sea voyages—often with eyewitness accounts, from voyagers ... (Read More)
 
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Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Matthew Goodman.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345527271.  Daedalus Item Code: 70315
 
On November 14, 1889, crusading reporter Nellie Bly left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and ... (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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Farthest North: The Epic Adventure of a Visionary Explorer
Fridtjof Nansen.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781602392373.  Daedalus Item Code: 71836
 
In 1893 Fridtjof Nansen of Norway set sail for the North Pole in the Fram, a ship specially designed to be frozen into the polar ice cap, withstand its crushing pressures, and so drift north—a ... (Read More)
 
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Flaws in the Ice: In Search of Douglas Mawson
David Day.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781493007509.  Daedalus Item Code: 70018
 
Douglas Mawson, famed colleague and contemporary of Ernest Shackleton and Robert Falcon Scott, was determined to make his mark on Antarctica as no other explorer had done before him, argues historian ... (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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From Raft to Raft: An Incredible Voyage from Tahiti to Chile and Back
Bengt Danielsson.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877821.  Daedalus Item Code: 71837
 
Like Thor Heyerdahl and his Kon-Tiki expedition, French seafarer Éric de Bisschop built a Polynesian raft, Tahiti Nui, and in 1956 undertook a long Pacific voyage to prove an ... (Read More)
 
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Headhunters on My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story
J. Maarten Troost.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592408733.  Daedalus Item Code: 71012
 
The author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals and Getting Stoned with Savages (which recount his adventures living on the Pacific islands of Tarawa and Vanuatu), Maarten Troost here ... (Read More)
 
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