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A Continent Upside Down : A New Interpretation of Ancient and Medieval Voyages and Travels

By: Anderson, Taimi Rachel

Price: $21.60

Publisher: Ironwood, Woodland Press: 1983

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012311


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Voyages That Changed the World

By: Aughton, Peter

Price: $11.69

Publisher: London, Quercus Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 073832


Dramatically told, often in the words of the voyagers themselves, and beautifully illustrated with maps, portraits and historical illustrations, these are the gripping stories of how a handful of sailors, adventurers, pirates and mavericks shaped world history. 208pp View more info

THE FIRST EXPLORERS

By: Barker, Felix

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Doubleday New York: 1973

Seller ID: 005298I


Remainder spray on bottom page edges. Minor wear to edges. Front jacket flap vertical diagonal crease, price-clipped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated throughout View more info

SAILOR HISTORIAN, The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison

By: Beck, Emily Morison (ed.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin: 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 011964


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SAILOR HISTORIAN, The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison

By: Beck, Emily Morison (ed.)

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin: 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 044942


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SAILOR HISTORIAN, The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison

By: Beck, Emily Morison (ed.)

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin: 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 068816


Price-clipped. Tight, unmarked. View more info

Ulysses Found

By: Bradford, Ernie

Price: $8.10

Publisher: U. K., Sutton: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 020988


Ernle Bradford is a great historian of the Mediterranean and its peoples. He served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War with The Odyssey always at the foot of his bunk. Having settled in Malta after the war, he took his small yacht in search of his hero Ulysses. Starting at Troy, taking into account the winds that Ulysses would have encountered, he checked capes, islands, caves and harbours against Homer's description of Ulysses' landfall; all are described and... View more info

The Great Ship

By: Bradford, Ernle

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton London 1986: 1986

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 025024


First UK edition. Hardbound VG/VG text pages very toned- not acid free paper! 176 pages, illustrated, from Henry VIII to post WWII View more info

The World Before Columbus 1100-1492

By: Burman, Edward

Price: $6.75

Publisher: W.H.Allen London: 1989

Seller ID: 070776


Slight foxing to top of page block. Very minor wear to jacket edges. View more info

The World Before Columbus 1100-1492

By: Burman, Edward

Price: $5.85

Publisher: W.H.Allen London: 1989

Seller ID: 070777


Slight foxing to top of page block. Bump to top of spine. Several small indentations to front of jacket. Binding and contents as new. View more info

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051920


In the fourth volume of the acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. The Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated; other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown or underappreciated. In "Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea," Thom... View more info

LOST PARADISE, The Exploration of the Pacific

By: Cameron, Ian

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Salem House Topsfield, MA: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 068812


Minor edgewear, corners bumped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white and color illustrations View more info

A Viking Voyage : In Which an Unlikely Crew of Adventurers Attempts an Epic Journey to the New World

By: Carter, W. Hodding

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Mississauga, ON, Canada, Ballantine Books of Canada: 2000

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 012019


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Prehistoric Societies : The History of Human Societies Series

By: Clark, Grahame and Piggott, Rtuart

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029968


Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. Bottom boards bumped. View more info

Prehistoric Societies : The History of Human Society Series

By: Clark, Grahame and Piggott, Stuart

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 042378


Price blacked out. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. View more info

The Voyages of Discovery

By: Crone, G. R. & Kendall, A.

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1970

Seller ID: 052735S


Putnam Pictorial Sources Series. Boards soiled around the edges. Jacket has 2 inch tear bottom front flap, wear around the edges. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated throughout. View more info

THE VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY

By: Crone, G.R. (ed.).

Price: $2.70

Publisher: Putnams New York: 1970

Seller ID: 001245I


VG/VG 128 pages, illust. View more info

Voyagers to the New World

By: Davies, Nigel

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026824


Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated View more info

Voyagers to the New World

By: Davis, Nigel

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Morrow NY: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003112I


Binding tight, pages unmarked. Illustrated. View more info