Dead Reckoning

Tales Of The Great Explorers, 1800-1900

by Helen Whybrow

Paperback, 564 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $19.95 | purchase

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Title
Dead Reckoning
Subtitle
Tales Of The Great Explorers, 1800-1900
Author
Helen Whybrow

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Book Summary

Collects the top nineteenth-century discovery voyage stories, including those about Fridtjob Nansen's solitary walk to the North Pole, Mary Kingsley's forays into the West African jungle, and Richard Burton's forbidden pilgrimage to Mecca. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.