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Der Chancellor

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Jules Verne


Der Chancellor ist eines von Jules Vernes ungewöhnlichsten Werken. Es erzählt vom Untergang eines Schiffes in Form eines Tagebuche…

Japanese Girls and Women

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Alice Bacon


A clear and delightful peek into the world of Japanese girls and women of the late 1800s: their childhood, education, marriage and intimate …

Two Years Before the Mast

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Richard Henry Dana, Jr.


While there are many books upon the subject of sea life, there are few that can compare with Two Years Before the Mast. It is the story of a…

The Alhambra: A Series Of Tales And Sketches Of The Moors And Spaniards

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Washington Irving


This is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories by Washington Irving. Irving lived at the Alhambra Palace while writing some of…

Among the Tibetans

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Isabella L. Bird


Isabella L. Bird was an English traveller, writer and natural historian. She was travelling in the Far East alone at a time when such endeav…

The South Pole; an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1…

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Roald Amundsen


In contrast to Scott's South Pole expedition, Amundsen's expedition benefited from good equipment, appropriate clothing, and a fundamentally…

Inca Lands

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Hiram Bingham


Prof. Hiram Bingham of Yale Makes the Greatest Archaeological Discovery of the Age by Locating and Excavating Ruins of Machu Picchu on a Pea…

The Worst Journey in the World, Vol 1

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Apsley Cherry-Garrard


The Worst Journey in the World is a memoir of the 1910–1913 British Antarctic Expedition led by Robert Falcon Scott. It was written and publ…

The Art of Travel

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Sir Francis Galton


The Art of Travel is a handbook of practical advice for the adventure seeking Victorian. We hear how to organize all steps of a voyage, from…

Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

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Isabella L. Bird


Isabella Lucy Bird was a 19th century English traveller, writer, and natural historian. She was a sickly child, however, while she was trave…

How I Found Livingstone

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Henry Morton Stanley


Sir Henry Morton Stanley is famously quoted for saying "Dr Livingstone, i Presume?". Born in Wales, he migrated over to the United…

Ein Sommer in London

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Theodor Fontane


Diese 35 kurzen Reiseberichte entstanden, als Theodor Fontane 1852 zum zweiten Mal nach London reiste. Die Stadt faszinierte ihn, und sowohl…

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Vol. 1

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John Lloyd Stephens


The year is 1838. The scene is the dense Honduran forest along the Copán River. Two men, John Lloyd Stephens and Frederick Catherwood…

Im Herzen von Afrika

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Georg Schweinfurth


Schweinfurth trat 1868 im Auftrag der Humboldt-Stiftung in Berlin eine große Reise nach Afrika an. 1869 reiste er von Khartum aus nila…

The Journey of Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca

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Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca


Few stories of shipwreck and survival can equal that of the 16th century Spaniard Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca who, cast ashore …

The Journey of Coronado

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Pedro De Castañeda


In 1540, Francisco Vásquez de Coronado led an army from Mexico is search of the fabled golden cities of Cíbola. The Spaniards …

A Woman Who Went to Alaska

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May Kellogg Sullivan


Alaska has only been a state since 1959, and the breathtaking terrain remains mostly unspoiled and natural. In modern times, many of us have…

The Lure of the Labrador Wild

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Dillon Wallace


The Lure Of The Labrador Wild is a account of a expedition by Leonidas Hubbard, an adventurer and journalist to canoe the system Naskaupi Ri…

A Thousand Miles up the Nile

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Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards


Amelia B. Edwards wrote this historical, egyptological, and cultural study in in 1877, and it became an immediate best-seller, reprinted in …

Old Times on the Mississippi

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Mark Twain


Old Times on the Mississippi is a non-fiction work by Mark Twain. It was published in 1876. Originally published in serial form in the Atlan…

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