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In search of a kingdom : Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire —Bergreen, Laurence, author.
Book
2021
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"An exploration narrative of the highest order: the bestselling author of Over the Edge of the World brings alive the extraordinary life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, whose mastery of the seas during the reign of ...

You wouldn't want to explore with Sir Francis Drake! : a pirate you'd rather not know —Stewart, David, 1954-
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2005
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An addition to a humorous series looks at the darker side of exploring the world with Sir Francis Drake--a dangerous voyage that would last for three long years.

Uncommon traveler : Mary Kingsley in Africa —Brown, Don, 1949-
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2000
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A brief biography of the self-educated nineteenth-century Englishwoman who, after a secluded childhood and youth, traveled alone through unexplored West Africa in 1893 and 1894 and learned much about the area and its inh...

Henry Hudson : seeking the Northwest Passage —Gleason, Carrie, 1973-
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2005
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A look at the life of English explorer Henry Hudson, his four voyages in search of a northern passage from Europe to Asia, and his legacy.

In search of a kingdom Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the perilous birth of the British Empire —Bergreen, Laurence, author.
Large Print
2021
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"An exploration narrative of the highest order: the bestselling author of Over the Edge of the World brings alive the extraordinary life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, whose mastery of the seas during the reign of ...

The remarkable voyages of Captain Cook —Blumberg, Rhoda.
Book
1991
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An account of the historic adventures and achievements of the great British explorer and discoverer of Australia, Hawaii, and other Pacific Ocean lands and peoples.

Sir John Franklin : the search for the Northwest Passage —Knudsen, Anders.
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2007
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A look at the life of Sir John Franklin, an Arctic explorer, who mysteriously vanished with his crew on his third attempt to find the Northwest Passage, a sailing route through the present-day Canadian Arctic Ocean.

Jane Franklin's obsession —Berton, Pierre, 1920-2004.
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1992
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Trial by ice : a photobiography of Sir Ernest Shackleton —Kostyal, K. M., 1951-
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1999
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Traces the adventurous life of the South Pole explorer whose ship, the Endurance, was frozen in ice and crushed, leaving the captain and crew to fight for survival.

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