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White Nile

By: ALAN MOOREHEAD

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ADVENTURE LIBRARY:

Seller ID: IM495390

ISBN: 1885283032

Condition: VERY 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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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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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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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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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

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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FIRST RATE TRAGEDY

By: DIANA PRESTON

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MARINER BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM127111

ISBN: 0395933498

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


On November 12, 1912, a rescue party trekking across Antarctica's Great Ice Barrier found what they had set out to find: the snow-covered tent of the British explorer Robert Falcon Scott. Inside, they made a grim discovery: Scott's frozen body lying between the bodies of two fellow explorers. The remaining two members of the party were nowhere in sight, but Scott's eloquent diary soon revealed their fate. They, like the others, had perished in nightmarish circumstances a... View more info

ARCTIC EXODUS

By: DICK NORTH

Price: $8.50

Publisher: MACMILLAN OF CANADA:

Seller ID: IM252920

ISBN: 0771591284

Condition: GOOD AUTHOR SIGNED


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AURORA AUSTRALIS

By: E.H. SHACKLETON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: AIRLIFE:

Seller ID: IM406584

ISBN: 1853100609

Condition: GOOD IN FAIR JACKET


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WHITE BATTLEGROUND

By: EDWARD F. DOLAN

Price: $7.00

Publisher: DODD, MEAD & CO:

Seller ID: IM433868

ISBN: 1199177601

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition Volume 1

By: ELLIOTT COUES

Price: $7.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.:

Seller ID: IM168937

ISBN: 0486212688

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Volume 1 of the classic edition of Lewis and Clark's day-by-day journals that later became the basis for U.S. claims to Oregon and the West. Accurate and invaluable geographical, botanical, biological, meteorological, and anthropological material. Complete 1893 edition, edited by Elliott Coues from Biddle's authorized 1814 history. View more info

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SOUTH : THE STORY OF SHACKLETON'S LAST E

By: ERNEST H SHACKLETON

Price: $10.00

Publisher: TRAFALGAR SQUARE:

Seller ID: IM369790

ISBN: 1570761310

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


This annotated edition of Shackleton's legendary, ill-fated Antarctic expedition features highly revealing side notes to the explorer's vivid narrative as well as dramatic archival photographs. View more info

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SOUTH : A MEMOIR OF THE ENDURANCE VOYAGE

By: ERNEST SHACKLETON

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CARROLL & GRAF PUBLISHERS INC:

Seller ID: IM256477

ISBN: 0786705973

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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OFF THE MAP

By: FERGUS FLEMING

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Z-AVAILABLE:

Seller ID: IM298080

ISBN: 0871138999

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


On John Franklin's 1820 expedition to find the North-West Passage, Michel Teroahaute cannibalized two team members and was preparing a third when he was caught and killed. When Rene la Salle set off for the Mississippi Delta in 1684, he missed the target by five hundred miles, but on landing immediately built a prison for those who fell asleep on watch. Consummate storyteller Fergus Fleming brings together these and forty-three other gripping stories of adventure and end... View more info