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The North West Passage -The Gjöa Expedition 1903-1907 (Volume I)

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Roald Amundsen

Roald Amundsen and six hearty seafarers tackle the North West Passage in search of the elusive wandering magnetic North Pole. (Summary by St…

In Quest of El Dorado

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Stephen Graham

Lively (and often unsparing) descriptions of the people, places, and customs that the author encounters as he attempts to retrace the steps …

An Introduction to the History of Science

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Walter Libby

A highly accessible introductory history of the development of scientific thought, method, and application from the first practical concepts…

The North West Passage -The Gjöa Expedition 1903-1907 (Volume II)

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Roald Amundsen

Volume II of Roald Amundsen's The Northwest Passage. Roald Amundsen and six hearty seafarers in the tiny sloop Gjöa are the first to ma…

In the Heart of Africa

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Samuel White Baker

A wonderfully readable condensation of two of Baker's earlier, longer works recounting his self-sponsored expeditions into the Dark Continen…

The Romance of Excavation

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David Masters

The Romance of Excavation: A Record of the Amazing Discoveries in Egypt, Assyria, Troy, Crete, etc., with Twenty-Nine Illustrations,From the…

The Last Secrets

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John Buchan

The author, John Buchan, maintains that "the main lines of the earth's architecture have been determined" during the first two dec…

The Wreck of the Corsaire

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William Clark Russell

This book was published in 1897. When cabin passenger Mr. Catesby climbs into the rigging of the Ruby in search of cooler air, he is struck …

The Count's Chauffeur

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William Le Queux

When car-crazy George Ewart accepts employment as chauffeur to Count Bindo di Ferraris, an Italian aristocrat, he has no idea what he has ju…

The Lost Mr. Linthwaite

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J. S. Fletcher

A quest to track down his missing uncle (Mr. Linthwaite) leads investigative journalist Richard Brixey to the mysterious medieval town of Si…

California Desert Trails

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Joseph Smeaton Chase

"I fell an easy prey to the beckonings of the other principal feature of California's topography, the dreamy, dreary desert. Long ago, …

Three Gringos in Venezuela and Central America

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Richard Harding Davis

In the 1890's, three American adventurers in search of warmer weather explore Central and South American cities by steamship and on horsebac…

Money to Burn, An Adventure Story

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Reginald Wright Kauffman

From the dedication: "On a train by day, or abed by night, you will read "Money to Burn" and immediately forget it--which is …

Round About a Great Estate

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Richard Jefferies

John Richard Jefferies (1848-1887) wrote of country life, natural history, and agricultural practice at a time when the industrial revolutio…

In the Land of Cave and Cliff Dwellers

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Frederick Schwatka

An adventurer and explorer of no mean repute, Lieutenant Frederick Schwatka leads an expedition by mule train into the forbidding Sierra Mad…

From Pole to Pole: A Book for Young People

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Sven Hedin

This book was first published in 1912. It is a simplified English translation of the author's Från pol till pol: genom Asien och Europ…

The Cruise of the Falcon - A Voyage to South America in a 30-Ton Yacht

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Edward Frederick Knight

In this fine sailing and exploring yarn, Edward Frederick Knight (1852-1925), sometime English barrister, journalist, sportsman, and amateur…

The Wild North Land, The Story of a Winter Journey with Dogs across Northern No…

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William Francis Butler

This book was published in 1910.Not only do Mad Dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun, but it seems that sometimes they venture into…

The Story of Geographical Discovery: How the World Became Known

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Joseph Jacobs

This book was first published in 1897. It's a short work, but it encompasses a vast subject—nothing less than determining the detailed geogr…

Tutankhamen: and the Discovery of His Tomb by the Late Earl of Carnarvon and Mr…

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Sir Grafton Elliot Smith

(From the Introduction) “Never before in the history of archaeological inquiry has any event excited such immediate and world-wide interest …

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