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Title Dead reckoning : great adventure writing from the golden age of exploration, 1800-1900 / edited by Helen Whybrow.

Imprint New York : Norton, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    910.4 DEA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 566 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Series Outside books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [565]-566).
Contents From The journals of Lewis and Clark / Meriwether Lewis -- From The exploration of the Colorado River and its canyons / John Wesley Powell -- From Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada / Clarence King -- From Furthest North / Fridtjof Nansen -- From In the Lena Delta / George Wallace Melville -- From Tent life in Siberia / George Kennan -- From Voyage of the beagle / Charles Darwin -- From The Malay Archipelago / Alfred Russel Wallace.
From Through the Dark Continent / Henry Morton Stanley -- From An account of the Crossing of the Continent of Australia / William John Wills -- From Voyage of the Liberdade / Joshua Slocum -- From Two years before the mast / Richard Henry Dana, Jr. -- From The cruise of the Cachalot / Frank Thomas Bullen -- From Travels witha donkey in the CĂ©vennes / Robert Lewis Stevenson -- From Alfred F. Mummery's my climbs in the Alps and Caucasus / Mary Mummery.
From Adventures on the roof of the world / Elizabeth Le Blond -- From The Oregon Trail / Francis Parkman -- From Roughing it / Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) -- From The lure of the labrador wild / Dillon Wallace -- From The ascent of Mount St. Elias / Filippo De Filippi -- From The venturesome voyages of Captain Voss / John Claus Voss -- From Across Asia on a bicycle / Thomas Gaskell Allen, Jr. and William Lewis Sachtleben.
From Among the Celestials / Francis Edward Younghusband -- From In the forbidden land / Henry Savage Landor -- From The ascent of the Matterhorn / Edward Whymper -- From Travels in Alaska / John Muir -- From The Maine woods / Henry David Thoreau -- From A lady's life in the Rocky Mountains / Isabella Bird -- From Travels in West Africa / Mary Kingsley.
From Personal narrative of a Pilgrimagge to Al-Madinah and Meccah / Richard Francis Burton -- From Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan / John L. Stephens -- From My life as an explorer / Sven Hedin.
Subject Voyages and travels -- History -- 19th century.
Travelers -- History -- 19th century.
Travelers' writings.
Added Author Whybrow, Helen.
ISBN 0393010546 (hardcover) : $29.95

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