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Australia's Great Explorers: Tales of Tragedy and Triumph

Australia's Great Explorers

Tales of Tragedy and Triumph

Exisle Publishing (2007)
US$4.99

The often harsh and unforgiving Australian landscape was a far cry from what the early colonisers...

Ghost Ship: The Mysterious True Story of the Mary Celeste and Her Missing Crew

Ghost Ship

The Mysterious True Story of the Mary Celeste and Her Missing Crew

Random House Publishing Group (2004)
US$18.00

On December 4th, 1872, a 100-foot brigantine was discovered drifting through the North Atlantic...

Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen

Mawson

And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen

Penguin Random House Australia (2011)
US$15.80

History comes to life with Peter FitzSimons in the story of Australia's most famous polar explorer...

The Broken Spears 2007 Revised Edition: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico

The Broken Spears 2007 Revised Edition

The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico

Beacon Press (2011)
US$20.00

For hundreds of years, the history of the conquest of Mexico and the defeat of the Aztecs has been...

Titanic: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Greatest Shipwreck

Titanic

Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Greatest Shipwreck

National Geographic Society (2012)
US$4.99

On the 100th anniversary of Titanic's sinking, National Geographic revisits the romance, glory, and...

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

Over the Edge of the World

Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

HarperCollins (2009)
US$13.51

The riveting story of Ferdinand Magellan’s historic 60,000-mile ocean voyage—now updated with a new...

Farther Than Any Man: The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook

Farther Than Any Man

The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook

Atria Books (2001)
US$12.99

James Cook never laid eyes on the sea until he was in his teens. He then began an extraordinary rise...

Lucy's Legacy: The Quest for Human Origins

Lucy's Legacy

The Quest for Human Origins

Crown/Archetype (2009)
US$16.00

“Lucy is a 3.2-million-year-old skeleton who has become the spokeswoman for human evolution. She is...

A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World

A Voyage Long and Strange

Rediscovering the New World

Henry Holt and Co. (2008)
US$16.10

The bestselling author of Blue Latitudes takes us on a thrilling and eye-opening voyage to...

Our Lost Explorers: The Narrative of the Jeannette Arctic Expedition, as Related by the Survivors and in the Records and Last Journals of Lieutenant De Long

Our Lost Explorers

The Narrative of the Jeannette Arctic Expedition, as Related by the Survivors and in the Records and Last Journals of Lieutenant De Long

Digital Scanning, Inc. (2001)
US$4.95

Newcomb was the naturalist of the expedition and one of the few survivors. The work also contains...