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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Hampton Sides.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780745213.  Daedalus Item Code: 72902
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2014 by the Washington Post, Minneapolis Star Tribune, and Miami Herald) This is Hampton Sides's evocative and gripping account of a ... (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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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838–1840
Phyllis Forbes Kerr, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780913372777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52868
 
In the mid-19th century, captain Robert Bennet Forbes's trading expeditions took him from Boston to such far-flung locales as China, Hong Kong, and Macao. These letters he exchanged with his wife ... (Read More)
 
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Odd Tom Coryate: The English Marco Polo
R.E. Pritchard.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780750934169.  Daedalus Item Code: 71217
 
One of the great early travelers, Thomas Coryate (1576–1617) opened up Europe, the eastern Mediterranean, the Holy Land, and Mughal India to his amazed (and sometimes disgusted) readers. In 1608 he ... (Read More)
 
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On Trails: An Exploration
Robert Moor.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476739236.  Daedalus Item Code: 79577
 
(Winner of the Pacific Northwest Book Award and named a Best Book of 2016 by the Boston Globe, Seattle Times, New York magazine, and London's Telegraph.) In 2009, ... (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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Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Robyn Davidson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679762874.  Daedalus Item Code: 73019
 
"I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." From this seemingly inauspicious beginning, Robyn ... (Read More)
 
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Tudor Adventurers: An Arctic Voyage of Discovery: The Hunt for the Northeast Passage
James Evans.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605986111.  Daedalus Item Code: 60835
 
In the spring of 1553, three ships sailed northeast from London into uncharted waters, seeking a passage to Asia and its riches. Separated in a storm, young scientist Richard Chancellor and his crew ... (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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The Water Book: The Extraordinary Story of Our Most Ordinary Substance
Alok Jha.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472209559.  Daedalus Item Code: 71883
 
Water pours from our taps and falls from the sky; we drink it, wash with it, and couldn't live without it. Yet, on closer examination it is also a very strange substance; look closer still, says ... (Read More)
 
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