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  • Magellan's Voyageby Antonio Pigafetta

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Remarkable firsthand account by one of the few survivors of Magellan's epochal journey (1519?1522). Remarkably detailed record of new lands, flora and fauna, shipboard life, etc. Introduction. 28 halftones. Map. more...

  • The Desert and the Sownby Gertrude Bell

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Born to transcend the social constraints of Victorian England, Gertrude Bell left the comforts of her privileged life for the unconventional ? but thrilling ? world of the Middle East. One of the first women to graduate from Oxford, she traveled to Persia and became passionately drawn to the Arab people, the language, and their architecture. A skilled... more...

  • First Footsteps in East Africa; Or, an Exploration of Hararby Richard F. Burton

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 21.95

    One of the great adventure classics. Victorian scholar-adventurer?s firsthand epic account of daring 1854 expedition to forbidden East African capital city. A treasury of detailed information on Muslim beliefs, manners and morals; plus pleasures and perils of the desert. A wealth of geographic, ethnographic and linguistic data. more...

  • Through the Dark Continent, Vol. 2by Henry M. Stanley

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    Volume 2 of great explorer's classic account of explorations of lakes of Central Africa, perilous journey down unexplored Congo River. Incredible hardships, perseverance. 58 black-and-white illustrations. 7 maps. more...

  • Through the Dark Continent, Vol. 1by Henry M. Stanley

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 24.95

    Volume 1 of great explorer's classic account of explorations of lakes of Central Africa, perilous journey down unexplored Congo River. Incredible hardships, perseverance. 90 black-and-white illustrations. Map. more...

  • Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Volume Iby John L. Stephens

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 16.95

    Volume 1 of two-volume work. Almost single-handed discovery of Maya culture; exploration of ruined cities, monuments, temples; customs of Indians. Short biographical note and 32 illustrations by Frederick Catherwood. Includes 19 chapters. more...

  • The Sea and the Jungleby H. M. Tomlinson

    Dover Publications 2015; US$ 12.95

    "Suppose you were a quiet, respectable, sedentary business or professional man, and the captain of a tramp steamer bound to South America and up the Amazon suddenly dropped into your peaceful office, invited you to go along with him, got your acceptance by a clever trick, and had you at sea before you could stop to think?wouldn't you expect to find... more...

  • Frost on my Moustacheby Tim Moore

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 22.99

    Guided by the fastidious journals of an eminent Victorian adventurer by the name of Lord Dufferin, Time Moore sets off to prove his mettle in the most stunningly inhospitable place on Earth-the Arctic. Armed only with his searing wit, wicked humor, and seasickness pills, our pale suburbanite-wracked by second thoughts of tactical retreat-confronts... more...

  • Adventure Guide to Barbadosby Lynne M. Sullivan

    Hunter Publishing 2001; US$ 15.00

    A mixture of Africa and Britain, Barbados is both beautiful and prosperous. White sand beaches and splendid resorts line the Gold Coast. Turquoise waters lure divers and sailors. Everything is covered in this guide, from history and climate to hiking trails, music, food and funky beach cafés. more...

  • Adventure Guide to the Adirondacks & Catskillsby Wilbur H. Morrison

    Hunter Publishing 1995; US$ 15.00

    Less than a day's drive from New York, Boston or Philadelphia, there are magical wilderness preserves, teeming with wildlife. Over 5,000 square miles of forests, lakes and mountains, the Adirondacks are among the most beautiful preserves in the world. The Catskills have deep gorges, great waterfalls, forested mountains, and some of the best fishing... more...