Category: Explorers / Adventurers

Sort

Showing 1-7 of 7

Image for Between two poles

Between two poles

By: Amyr Klink

Price: £90.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04387

ISBN: 0747519722

Condition: Very Good


Amyr Klink is one of the great navigator-writers of our day. ' Between Two Poles ' is his captivating account of a fantastic figure -of-eight solo voyage from Brazil to the South Pole, across to Cape Town; then up to the North Pole and finally, after twenty-two months at sea, back to Brazil. A good, tight and clean copy. View more info

Image for Bound with Love: Letters Home from China 1935-1945

Bound with Love: Letters Home from China 1935-1945

By: Audrey Salters

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Agequod Publications: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03719

ISBN: 0955753600

Condition: Near Fine


In 1935 Ronald and Gwyneth Still set out on the long sea voyage from Tilbury to China, where Ronald was engaged to work as a doctor in a small mission hospital in the north. After ten turbulent years they returned by the same route, those ten years , encompassing eight years under Japanese occupation and three years in internment in Shanghai, is told in these letters to their families in England. There is light wear to the edges of the covers. A good clean and tight cove... View more info

Image for The Accidental Adventurer

The Accidental Adventurer

By: Ben Fogle

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Bantam Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03893

ISBN: 0593068491

Condition: Near Fine


This is not just another tale of derring-do for its own sake. Rather it's a book about defying expectations, conquering shyness, battling laziness and, just occasionally winning. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography

Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography

By: David Crane

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, HarperCollins Publishers: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03854

ISBN: 0007450443

Condition: Near Fine


David Crane's definitive biography brings the man behind the legend to life, allowing Scott's voice to echo through its pages. Scott emerges as an extraordinary figure, a superlative leader of men in possibly the harshest environment on the planet. The price of this book includes 2nd class postage. View more info

The Early Arrival Of Dreams

By: Rosemary Mahoney

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, Macdonald & Co ( Publishers ) Ltd.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03810

ISBN: 0356197506

Condition: Near Fine


An extraordinarily moving and sensitive account of a young American teacher's effort to work in China and learn from those she came to know - a sensitive thoughtful, beautifully rendered story, and a fine novelist's sensibility brought to tradition of personal, documentary writing. Their is light tanning to the text block. The D/W shows wear to its edges and a small tear to the lower bottom back corner. a clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Shackleton: The Polar Journeys

Shackleton: The Polar Journeys

By: Shackleton, Sir Ernest.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Birlinn Ltd: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03525

ISBN: 1841581968

Condition: Near Fine


This omnibus edition combines' Heart of Antarctic and South, Ernest Shackleton's personal accounts of his polar expeditions. Heart of the Antarctic is the story of his polar expedition of 1907-1909, part of his never-ending quest to reach the South Pole. South is Shackleton's account of a journey that began in August 1914 with high hopes of a first in exploration and ended two years latter in a desperate struggle for survival. The D/W is covered in p... View more info

Image for Bold Man of the Sea: My Epic Journey

Bold Man of the Sea: My Epic Journey

By: Shekhdar, Jim

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03284

ISBN: 0340821701

Condition: Very Good


Through nine eventful months at sea , Jim Shekhdar travelled more than 10,000 miles from South America to Queensland and became the first person ever to row single-handed across the Pacific Ocean. The corners have been bumped. A good ,clean and tight copy View more info