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The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World

The Invention of Nature

Alexander von Humboldt's New World

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2015)
US$17.95

The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt,...

The Journals of Captain Cook
Penguin Books Ltd (2003)
US$18.32

Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged...

Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

Lewis & Clark

Legacies, Memories, and New Perspectives

University of California Press (2004)
US$34.95

Two centuries after their expedition awoke the nation both to the promise and to the disquiet of the...

Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

Blue Latitudes

Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

Henry Holt and Co. (2003)
US$15.40

In an exhilarating tale of historic adventure, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Confederates in...

Alone in Mexico: The Astonishing Travels of Karl Heller, 1845-1848

Alone in Mexico

The Astonishing Travels of Karl Heller, 1845-1848

University of Alabama Press (2008)
US$34.95

This volume is the first-ever English translation of the memoirs of Karl Heller, a twenty-year-old...

River of Darkness: Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon

River of Darkness

Francisco Orellana's Legendary Voyage of Death and Discovery Down the Amazon

Random House Publishing Group (2011)
US$28.00

From the acclaimed author of Conquistador comes this thrilling account of one of history’s...

Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History
Penguin Publishing Group (2007)
US$16.00

The world’s greatest archaeological finds and what they tell us about lost civilizations ...

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons
Penguin Publishing Group (2003)
US$18.00

One of the great works of American exploration literature, this account of a scientific expedition...

One Mountain Thousand Summits: The Untold Story of Tragedy and True Heroism on K2

One Mountain Thousand Summits

The Untold Story of Tragedy and True Heroism on K2

Penguin Publishing Group (2010)
US$15.00

The account of one of the deadliest and most mysterious tragedies in mountaineering history-the 2008...

She Captains: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea

She Captains

Heroines and Hellions of the Sea

Simon & Schuster (2001)
US$15.99

With her pistols loaded she went aboard And by her side hung a glittering sword In her belt two...