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  • Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition by Gillian Hutchinson
    Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition (English, Paperback) Gillian Hutchinson

    The story of Sir John Franklin's fateful expedition in HMS Erebus and HMS Terror of the North-West Passage in 1845, and the eventual discovery of the ships' wrecks in 2014 and 2016.

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  • Tim Book Two by Tim Burgess
    Tim Book Two (Paperback) Tim Burgess

    He got in touch with people he admires, and asked them to suggest an album for him to track down on his travels, giving an insight into what makes them tick, while also giving Tim a chance to see how record shops around the world were faring in the digital age.

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  • The Ogre by Doug Scott
    The Ogre (Hardback) Doug Scott

    The Ogre, by Doug Scott, is a two-part biography of this enigmatic peak: in the first part, Scott has researched the geography and history of the mountain; part two is the overdue and personal account of his and Chris Bonington's first ascent and their dramatic descent on which Scott suffered two broken legs and Bonington smashed ribs.

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  • Farthest North by Fridtjof Nansen
    Farthest North (Paperback) Fridtjof Nansen

    Only available edition of this exploration classic. In 1893 Fridtjof Nansen set sail for the North Pole in the Fram, a ship specially designed to be frozen into the polar ice cap, withstand its crushing pressures and drift to the North Pole as a scientific experiment to prove that the polar cap was a sheet of ice floating on the oceans.

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  • William Speirs Bruce by Isobel P. Williams
    William Speirs Bruce (English, Hardback) Isobel P. Williams, John Dudeney

    A difficult man, a brilliant scientist, a brave explorer. William Speirs Bruce's contribution to polar research is greater than that of Scott or Shackleton.

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  • The Dragon Behind the Glass by Emily Voigt
    The Dragon Behind the Glass (English, Paperback) Emily Voigt

    An intrepid journalist's quest to trace the origins of the Asian arowana or "dragon fish"-the world's most sought-after aquarium fish.

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  • Where the Magic Happens by Caspar Craven
    Where the Magic Happens (English, Hardback) Caspar Craven

    The Craven family's inspirational story of their momentous two-year round the world sailing trip and how they did it--the planning, the saving, the vision, the highs and lows, the teamwork involved, and the adventures they had.

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  • Annapurna by Maurice Herzog
    Annapurna (English, Paperback) Maurice Herzog

    One of the great works of mountaineering literatureWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JOE SIMPSONIn 1950, no mountain higher than 8,000 meters had ever been climbed. With breathtaking courage and grit manifest on every page, Annapurna is one of the greatest adventure stories ever told.

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  • The Golden Step by Christopher Somerville
    The Golden Step (English, Paperback) Christopher Somerville

    Takes readers on an expedition where the author traded the usual comforts and certainties for a real physical and mental challenge, with no mobile phone or other technological aids.

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  • The Darkness Beckons by Martyn Farr
    The Darkness Beckons (Paperback) Martyn Farr

    Martyn Farr's The Darkness Beckons charts the history and development of cave diving, from early expeditions in France in the late nineteenth century, through to cutting-edge dives across the globe. This new 2017 edition has been fully updated and features over 400 photographs and illustrations, and a foreword by American cave diver Bill Stone.

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  • It Was Snowing Butterflies by Charles Darwin
    It Was Snowing Butterflies (Paperback) Charles Darwin

    Takes us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. This book features stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions.

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  • Tides by Nick Bullock
    Tides (Hardback) Nick Bullock

    Tides, the follow-up to Nick Bullock's critically acclaimed debut book Echoes, is a gripping memoir that captures the very essence of what it means to dedicate one's life to climbing.

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  • Finding Eden by Robin Hanbury-Tenison
    Finding Eden (English, Hardback) Robin Hanbury-Tenison

    The story of the expedition that launched the global rainforest movement

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  • The Broken Road by Patrick Leigh Fermor
    The Broken Road (English, Paperback) Patrick Leigh Fermor

    The long-awaited final volume of the trilogy by Patrick Leigh Fermor - hailed as the greatest travel writer of his generation.

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  • One River by Wade Davis
    One River (Paperback) Wade Davis

    From the author of INTO THE SILENCE, winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-FictionIn 1941, Richard Evans Schultes took a leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the Northern Amazon of Colombia.

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  • The Pull of the River by Matt Gaw
    The Pull of the River (Hardback) Matt Gaw

    Tales of escape and adventure on Britain's waterways

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  • Canoeing the Congo by Phil Harwood
    Canoeing the Congo (English, Paperback) Phil Harwood

    Ex-Marine Phil Harwood embarked on an epic solo journey on the Congo, the eighth longest river in the world. He faced swamps, man-eating crocodiles, snakes and spiders' webs the size of houses. He collapsed from malaria, and was arrested. But he also received tremendous hospitality from proud people long forgotten by the Western world.

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  • The Lost City of Z by David Grann
    The Lost City of Z (Paperback) David Grann

    A blockbuster adventure about life, death and obsession in the Amazon

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  • Addicted to Adventure by Bob Shepton
    Addicted to Adventure (Paperback) Bob Shepton

    Bob Shepton is an ordained minister in the Church of England in his late 70s, but spends most of his time sailing into the Arctic and making first ascents of inaccessible mountains. No tea parties for this vicar....

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  • Red Nile by Robert Twigger
    Red Nile (English, Paperback) Robert Twigger

    A rip-roaring yet intimate biography of the mighty Nile by Robert Twigger, award-winning author of ANGRY WHITE PYJAMAS. 'A tour de force' FINANCIAL TIMES.

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