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Aereality: On the World From Above
William L. Fox.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582434292.  Daedalus Item Code: 72302
 
Thousands of years before humans invented the airplane, they were imagining what the world looked like from above, and even now, this curiosity remains. Here the author of Terra Antarctica ... (Read More)
 
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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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By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey
Erskine Clarke.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465002726.  Daedalus Item Code: 60483
 
In 1834, aristocratic southerners—and former slave owners—John Leighton and Jane Wilson explored the coastline of West Africa, establishing the first American mission in the region. Over the next 17 ... (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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Eldorado: Adventures in the Path of Empire
Bayard Taylor.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629147147.  Daedalus Item Code: 71834
 
In 1849 a young reporter from New York ventured west at the behest of his editor Horace Greeley to report on the madness and exuberance of the California gold rush. Bayard Taylor traveled through ... (Read More)
 
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The Explorer King: Adventure, Science, and the Great Diamond Hoax—Clarence King in the Old West
Robert Wilson.
Publisher: Shoemaker & Hoard.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781593761615.  Daedalus Item Code: 72321
 
An icon of the American West, Clarence King (1842–1901) was an astute scientist with the pluck of an explorer, making his name with thrilling tales of ascending previously unclimbed mountain peaks, ... (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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