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Antarctica: A Biography
David Day.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199670550.  Daedalus Item Code: 51797
 
For centuries it was suspected that there was an undiscovered continent in the southern hemisphere, yet explorers had failed to find one; on his second Pacific voyage Captain Cook sailed further ... (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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Boltzmann's Tomb: Travels in Search of Science
Bill Green.
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781934137352.  Daedalus Item Code: 33644
 
(A Scientific American Book Club Selection) Here, geochemist Bill Green—also the author of Water, Ice & Stone, winner of a John Burroughs Award for Nature Writing and a finalist for the ... (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 & 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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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem: How Religion Drove the Voyages that Led to America
Carol Delaney.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439102374.  Daedalus Item Code: 44161
 
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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The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic
Gay Salisbury & Laney Salisbury.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393325706.  Daedalus Item Code: 51297
 
When a diphtheria epidemic swept through Nome, Alaska in 1925, the local doctor knew that without a fresh batch of antitoxin, his patients would die. The lifesaving serum was a thousand miles away, ... (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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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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