Exploration & Discovery

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Travels of Marco Polo
Penguin Publishing Group (2004)
US$2.32

His journey through the East began in 1271—when, still a teenager, he set out of Venice and found...

In the Lena Delta: A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander DeLong and His Companions Followed by An Account of the Greely Relief Expedition and a Proposed Method for Reaching the North Pole

In the Lena Delta

A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander DeLong and His Companions Followed by An Account of the Greely Relief Expedition and a Proposed Method for Reaching the North Pole

Digital Scanning, Inc. (2001)
US$4.95

In the Lena Delta is the story of the U.S. explorer and naval engineer, George Melville, who led an...

Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa
Soft Editions (2003)
US$6.99

In 1795, at the age of twenty-four, Mungo Park began a journey from the Gambia into the uncharted...

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$15.97

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...