Wind, Sand, and Stars

Wind, Sand, and Stars

#1 - (1940) By early era mail plane pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of the "Little Prince". A Jetsetters Magazine commemorative book. A small, fast read that will make you wish he wrote more tales of adventure before he disappeared with his plane into the Sahara, lost to this day.



Worst Journey in the World: A Tale of Loss and Courage on Scott's Antarctic Expedition

Worst Journey in the World: A Tale of Loss and Courage on Scott's Antarctic Expedition

#2 - (1922) By one of the members of the dreadful and disastrous Scott party members exploring the South Pole..



The Journals of Lewis and Clark

The Journals of Lewis and Clark

#3 - (1814) The original journals of Lewis and Clark who explored the Louisiana Purchase from 1804-1806.



Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

#4 - (1875) By the one-armed Civil War oarsman, John Wesley Powell, the first to voyage down the Colorado River in 1869..



Arabian Sands

Arabian Sands

#5 - (1959) By Sir Wilfred Thesiger. His last book was a coffee table photo book of his trekking years in the Arabian Sands - The Empty Quarter of Saudi Arabia. This is the adventure, not the photo book.



Annapurna (Book) by Maurice Herzog

Annapurna (Book) by Maurice Herzog

#6 - (1952) Classic of mountaineering literature! Experience this dramatic and heroic climb, and its harrowing aftermath, as you go back in time with Herzog's unforgettable account of the first ascent on Annapurna. 320 pages



Desert Solitaire

Desert Solitaire

#7 - (1968) By Edward Abbey, the author of "The Monkey Wrench Gang", and other classic adventures.



West With the Night

West With the Night

#8 - (1942) Ernest Heminway called Beryl Markham the best writer he had ever read, in a time when Africa was still an adventure.



Into Thin Air

Into Thin Air

#9 - (1997) By mountaineer journalist Jon Krakauer about the fateful day of death on the world's highest peak..



The Travels Of Marco Polo

The Travels Of Marco Polo

#10 - (1298) By the world's first trekker, along with his brother and father - a truly remarkable tale!




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