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An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
Edward J. Larson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300188219.  Daedalus Item Code: 52780
Knowledgeable and focused, Roald Amundsen has earned his place in history as the first to reach the South Pole. Robert Scott, on the other hand, has often been dismissed as a dashing incompetent who ... (Read More)
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Around the World in 500 Days: The Circumnavigation of the Merchant Bark Charles Stewart, 1883–1884
Hattie Atwood Freeman. Curtis Dahl, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780913372906.  Daedalus Item Code: 52867
In an era when young women would have rarely undertaken such a trip, 17-year-old Hattie Atwood Freeman set sail on her father's ship for a merchant expedition that took her around the globe. First ... (Read More)
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Below the Convergence: Voyages Toward Antarctica, 1699–1839
Alan Gurney.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393329049.  Daedalus Item Code: 23872
In a wonderfully written book that "will delight both the armchair traveler and the intellectual tourist" (Chicago Tribune), former yacht designer Alan Gurney tells of the first Herculean ... (Read More)
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The Best American Travel Writing 2013
Elizabeth Gilbert, ed. Jason Wilson, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547808987.  Daedalus Item Code: 43636
Best known for her globe-hopping memoir Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert (who has been a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway, National Book Critics Circle, and National Book Awards) here collects ... (Read More)
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Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492–1504
Laurence Bergreen.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122104.  Daedalus Item Code: 34155
Following his biographies of Marco Polo and Magellan (as well as of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee), Laurence Bergreen here gives us one of the most accomplished, ... (Read More)
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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem
Carol Delaney.
Publisher: Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715642955.  Daedalus Item Code: 51217
Five centuries after he set sail, Christopher Columbus is still one of history's most controversial figures. Was he the hero in a pageant of discovery or an avaricious glory hunter and a ruthless ... (Read More)
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A Corkscrew Is Most Useful: The Travellers of Empire
Nicholas Murray.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349119267.  Daedalus Item Code: 50908
The 19th century saw an enormous surge in travel—particularly from Britain to the Continent—spurred by the exploits of adventurers and explorers and furthered by such handy guides as Bradshaw's ... (Read More)
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'Dangerous Work': Diary of an Arctic Adventure
Arthur Conan Doyle. Jon Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower, eds.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358644.  Daedalus Item Code: 52393
Long before he created Sherlock Holmes, 20-year-old medical student Arthur Conan Doyle embarked on a seven-month stint as ship's surgeon on an Arctic whaler. A compelling facsimile of Doyle's diary ... (Read More)
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (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: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345527264.  Daedalus Item Code: 52562
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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Everest: Legendary Victors and Vanquished
Peter Sherwood.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 962728355X.  Daedalus Item Code: 50772
For more than 80 years Mount Everest has been a forbidding and often deadly stage for human drama. With abundant and dramatic illustrations throughout—including single- and double-gatefold ... (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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