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Narratives of the Discovery of America

By: A. W. Lawrence and Jean Young, ed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1931)

Seller ID: L0864

ISBN: 1556130864

Condition: xiii+300 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1931), 1987, 5.5x8.5, paper, maps, xiii+300 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


xiii+300 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1931), 1987, 5.5x8.5, paper, maps, xiii+300 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Henry Mowat: Voyage of the Canceaux 1764-1776: Abridged Logs of H. M. Armed Ship Canceaux.

By: Andrew J. Wahll

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2003)

Seller ID: W2349

ISBN: 0788423495

Condition: 398 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2003), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, 398 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In 1764, the Canceaux began a voyage of 12 years during which the officers and men performed survey work used in the creation of one of the most important and magnificent coastal marine atlases ever produced covering 3,000 miles of New England coastline. In 1775, under the gathering storm clouds of the American Revolution, the Canceaux was redirected to undertake an expedition along the coast of the District of Maine to assert the authority of the crown. The Canceaux, un... View more info

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A Voyage Round The World By the Way of the Great South Sea, Perform’d in the Years 1719, 20, 21, 22, in the Speedwell of London, of 24 Guns and 100 Men, (under His Majesty’s Commission to cruize on the Spaniards in the late War with the Spanish Crown) till she was cast away on the Island of Juan Fernandes, in May 1720; and afterwards continu’d in the Recovery, the Jesus Maria and Sacra Familia, Etc.

By: Capt. George Shelvocke, Commander of the Speedwell, Recovery, &c. in this Expedition

Price: $38.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1726)

Seller ID: S2341

ISBN: 0078842341X

Condition: 518 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1726), 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, 518 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In 1718-9, the Success, commanded by Capt. Clipperton, expedition chief, and the Speed-well under Capt. Shelvocke set sail from England bound for the west coast of the Americas to take and seize Spanish ships. A terrifying tempest separated the two ships right at the start of this perilous adventure. Violent seas, a shipwreck and mutineers keep the pages turning! Readers can expect a faithful account of Shelvocke’s seafaring along the coasts of Chili, Peru and Mex... View more info

Lewis And Clark Passed Here: New Perspectives Beyond the Adventure

By: Phil Scriver

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2003

Seller ID: S2478

ISBN: 0788424785

Condition: 316 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, 316 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Many books have been written that retell the story of the great journey of the Corps of Discovery, usually by "following the trail today" and quoting from the daily journals kept by the captains. It's a story unmatched in the history of American adventure and exploration. In this refreshing new work, Phil Scriver looks beyond the adventure to the other aspects of the expedition, such as the discovery of plants and animals then unknown to science, the encounters w... View more info

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Father Marquette

By: Reuben Gold Thwaites

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1902)

Seller ID: T2203

ISBN: 0788422030

Condition: 284 pages, (1902) reprint, paper, index, 284 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In May of 1673, Father Marquette set out in company with Louis Joliet, to explore the Mississippi River. By mid-June, in two frail canoes of birchbark, and with five French servants, the explorers entered the great river at the mouth of the Wisconsin, and descended, with many interesting adventures, as far south as the mouth of the Arkansas River. Learning from the Indians the course and characteristics of the waterway from that point to the Gulf of Mexico, they returned... View more info

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The Diary of Benjamin Reynolds: The Journal of a Voyage ’round Cape Horn from Philadelphia to Chile and back again via Rio de Janiero in 1840-41

By: Rosalie Esmond Blizard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1993)

Seller ID: B0796

ISBN: 1556137966

Condition: 80 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, 80 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Imagine yourself, a young man of 20 in the year 1840, about to embark on a sailing ship for an adventure you will never forget This diary is one of those wonderful treasures that we all hope to discover in the attic. Consists of Mr. Reynolds’ departure from Philadelphia, his voyage, descriptions of Valparaiso, Rio de Janiero, and the return voyage home. 80 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2012, 5.5x8.5, paper, 80 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info