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LIFE AND TIMES OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PAUL HAMLYN:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM431519

ISBN: 11-99-15290-0

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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FATAL IMPACT

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BARNES & NOBLE:

Seller ID: IM239520

ISBN: 0760719837

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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WHITE NILE

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER & BROTHERS:

Seller ID: IM446931

ISBN: 1199313866

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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ENDURANCE : SHACKLETON'S INCREDIBLE VOYA

By: ALFRED LANSING

Price: $6.00

Publisher: CARROLL & GRAF PUBLISHERS INC:

Seller ID: IM256480

ISBN: 078670621X

Condition: POOR CONDITION


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ENDURANCE : SHACKLETON'S INCREDIBLE VOYA

By: ALFRED LANSING

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CARROLL & GRAF PUBLISHERS INC:

Seller ID: IM256479

ISBN: 078670621X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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CAPTAIN COOK

By: ALISTAIR MACLEAN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

Seller ID: IM458905

ISBN: 1199435945

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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IRRESISTIBLE NORTH

By: ANDREA DI ROBILANT

Price: $15.15

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM65665

ISBN: 0307390667

Condition: NEW


A century before Columbus arrived in America, two brothers from Venice are said to have explored parts of the New World. They became legends during the Renaissance, and then the source of a great scandal that would discredit their story. Today, they have been largely forgotten. In this very original work--part history, part travelogue--Andrea di Robilant chronicles his discovery of a travel narrative published in 1558 by the Venetian statesman Nicolo Zen. The text... View more info

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MAN WHO ATE HIS BOOTS : THE HISTORY OF T

By: ANTHONY BRANDT

Price: $12.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM63256

ISBN: 0307263924

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The enthralling and often harrowing history of the adventurers who searched for the Northwest Passage, the holy grail of nineteenth-century British exploration. After the triumphant end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815, the British took it upon themselves to complete something they had been trying to do since the sixteenth century: find the fabled Northwest Passage, a shortcut to the Orient via a sea route over northern Canada. For the next thirty-five years the Britis... View more info

FOURTEEN MEN

By: ARTHUR SCHOLES

Price: $8.00

Publisher: E.P. DUTTON:

Seller ID: IM451973

ISBN: 1199365041

Condition: GOOD TORN DJ/COVER


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NORTH POLE SOUTH POLE : JOURNEYS TO THE

By: BERTRAND IMBERT

Price: $6.50

Publisher: ABRAMS, HARRY N. INC.:

Seller ID: IM276402

ISBN: 0810928817

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed, affordably priced, compact paperbacks bring ideas to life and amplify our understanding of civilization in a new way. View more info

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COLD : ADVENTURES IN THE WORLD'S FROZEN

By: BILL STREEVER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM81951

ISBN: 0316042927

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


From avalanches to glaciers, from seals to snowflakes, and from Shackleton's expedition to "The Year Without Summer," Bill Streever journeys through history, myth, geography, and ecology in a year-long search for cold--real, icy, 40-below cold. In July he finds it while taking a dip in a 35-degree Arctic swimming hole; in September while excavating our planet's ancient and not so ancient ice ages; and in October while exploring hibernation habits in animals, from humans ... View more info

COLUMBUS

By: BJORN LANDSTROM

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM451754

ISBN: 1199362956

Condition: FAIR TORN COVER/DUSTJACKET


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COLUMBUS

By: BJORN LANDSTROM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM451755

ISBN: 1199362956

Condition: GOOD NO DUSTJACKET


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BORN ON A MOUNTAINTOP

By: BOB THOMPSON

Price: $14.25

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM67355

ISBN: 030772090X

Condition: NEW


Combining the stories of the real hero and his Disney-enhanced afterlife, "Born on a Mountaintop" delves deep into our love for an American icon. Pioneer. Congressman. Martyr of the Alamo. King of the Wild Frontier. As with all great legends, Davy Crockett's has been retold many times. Over the years, he has been repeatedly reinvented by historians and popular storytellers. In fact, one could argue that there are three distinct Crocketts: the real David as he was be... View more info

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ENDURANCE : SHACKLETON'S LEGENDARY ANTAR

By: CAROLINE ALEXANDER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM101192

ISBN: 0375404031

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In August 1914, days before the outbreak of the First World War, the renowned explorer Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail for the South Atlantic in pursuit of the last unclaimed prize in the history of exploration: the first crossing on foot of the Antarctic continent. Weaving a treacherous path through the freezing Weddell Sea, they had come within eighty-five miles of their destination when their ship, Endurance, was trapped fast in the ice pack. Soo... View more info

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FABULOUS KINGDOM

By: CHARLES B. OFFICER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM54308

ISBN: 0195123824

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Inconstant and forbidding, the arctic lured misguided voyagers into the cold for centuries--pushing them beyond the limits of their knowledge, technology, and stamina. A Fabulous Kingdom: Tales of the Arctic charts these quests and the eventual race for the North Pole in unprecedented detail, chronicling the lives and misconceptions that would eventually throw light on this "magical realm" of sunless winters. Setting the scene with an explanation of the arctic region... View more info

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CREATURE IN THE MAP

By: CHARLES NICHOLL

Price: $12.50

Publisher: MORROW:

Seller ID: IM504891

ISBN: 0688146007

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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WEIRD AND TRAGIC SHORES

By: CHAUNCEY LOOMIS

Price: $7.50

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM104259

ISBN: 037575525X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In 1860, fifteen years after Sir John Franklin's ill-fated expedition disappeared in the Arctic, a Cincinnati businessman named Charles Francis Hall set out to locate and rescue the expedition's survivors. He was an amateur explorer, without any scientific training or experience, but he was driven by a sense of personal destiny and of religious and patriotic mission. Despite the odds against him, he made three forays into the far North, the final--and fatal--one taking h... View more info

ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC

By: COLIN BERTRAM

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: IM426062

ISBN: 1199097292

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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SKYWARD

By: Commander RICH BYRD

Price: $35.00

Publisher: PUTNAM:

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: IM424487

ISBN: 1199081426

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


EXPLORATION AIRPLANES TRAVEL TRANSPORTATION Man's mast ery of the air as shown by the brilliant flights of America 's leading air explorer. His life his thrilling adventure s his North Pole and Trans-Atlantic flights together with his plans for conquering the Antartic by air. previous o wner's name on ffep dj has wear at the head of the spine a nd a chip missing on the spine This copy is from the firs t printing of SKYWARD and will be the only printing to ... View more info

EPISTOLA DE INSULIS NUPER INVENTIS

By: CRISTOFORO COLOMBO

Price: $7.00

Publisher: READEX MICROPRINT CORP:

Seller ID: IM441445

ISBN: 1199257273

Condition: GOOD DAMAGED SPINE


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HENRY STANLEY AND THE QUEST FOR THE SOUR

By: DANIEL COHEN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK INC.:

Seller ID: IM298322

ISBN: 0871314452

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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LAST EXPEDITION : STANLEY'S MAD JOURNEY

By: DANIEL LIEBOWITZ

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM117872

ISBN: 0393059030

Condition: VERY GOOD BOOK CLUB


Henry Morton Stanley undertook the greatest African expedition of the nineteenth century to rescue Emin Pasha, last lieutenant of the martyred General Gordon and governor of the southern Sudan. Emin had been cut off by an Islamic jihad to the north and was at the mercy of brutal slave traders. Instead of ten months, the trip took three years and cost the lives of thousands of people, as Stanley's column hacked its way across the last great, unexplored territory in Africa... View more info

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LOST CITY OF Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the

By: DAVID GRANN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM335024

ISBN: 1400078458

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A "New York Times," "USA Today," "Wall Street Journal," "Washington Post," "Boston Globe," "San Francisco Chronicle," "Los Angeles Times," and "Denver Post" Bestseller In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place he called "The Lost City of Z." In this masterpiece of narrative nonfiction,... View more info

RIVER RUNNERS OF THE GRAND CANYON

By: DAVID LAVENDER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA PRESS:

Seller ID: IM285540

ISBN: 0816509409

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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