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Senor Kon-Tiki: The Biography of Thor Heyerdahl

By: Jacoby, Arnold

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rand McNally and Company: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278692

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor tear along top edge of front jacket panel. 1967 Hard Cover. 424 pp. Thor Heyerdahl (Norwegian pronunciation: [tu?r 'hæ?????l]; October 6, 1914 – April 18, 2002) was a Norwegian adventurer and ethnographer with a background in zoology, botany, and geography. He became notable for his Kon-Tiki expedition in 1947, in which he sailed 8,000 km (5,000 mi) across the Pacific Ocean in a hand-built raft from South America to the Tuamotu Islands. The expedition was designed to demonstrate that ancient people could have made long sea voyages, creating contacts between separate cul... View more info

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Collected Travel Writings: Great Britain and America: English Hours; The American Scene; Other Travels (The Library of American, No. 64)

By: James, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1993

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2299080

ISBN: 0940450763

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 846 pp. Collected in this Library of America volume (and its companion) for the first time, Henry James’s travel books and essays display his distinctive charm and vivacity of style, his sensuous response to the beauty of place, and his penetrating, sometimes sardonically amusing analysis of national characteristics and customs. Observant, alert, imaginative, these works remain unsurpassed guides to the countries they describe, and they form an important part of James’s extraordinary achievemen... View more info

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Collected Travel Writings: The Continent: A Little Tour of France; Italian Hours; Other Travels (The Library of American, No. 65)

By: James, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Library of America: 1993

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2299082

ISBN: 0940450771

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. A very nice copy. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 845 pp. Henry James’s travel writings are at once literary masterpieces, unsurpassed guidebooks and penetrating reflections on the international themes familiar from his fiction. This volume, the second of two, begins with the classic A Little Tour in France (1900), illustrated with Joseph Pennell’s exquisite drawings from the original edition. James begins his tour of the French countryside one rainy morning in mid-September of 1882, when he sets off for the city of Tours as a means of explor... View more info

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Bloody Falls of the Coppermine: Madness, Murder, and the Collision of Cultures in the Arctic, 1913

By: Jenkins, McKay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265791

ISBN: 0375507213

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2005 Hard Cover. xvi, 278 pp. In the winter of 1913, high in the Canadian Arctic, two Catholic priests set out on a dangerous mission to do what no white men had ever attempted: reach a group of utterly isolated Eskimos and convert them. Farther and farther north the priests trudged, through a frigid and bleak country known as the Barren Lands, until they reached the place where the Coppermine River dumps into the Arctic Ocean. Their fate, and the fate of the people they hoped to teach about God, was about to take a tragic turn. Three days after reaching their destination, the ... View more info

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Extended Travels in Romantic America: Being a Nineteenth Century Journey through the Most Picturesque Portions of North America, Reconstructed from Accounts by European Visitors; the Whole Embellished with Watercolour Drawings and Engravings of the Period

By: Jobe, Joseph; Tubbs, D.B.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Edita: 1966

Seller ID: 2288355

ISBN: 1122224893

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. 1966 Large Hardcover. 221 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Red boards with gilt decor. CONTENTS: Preface; Chapter the First: In which the Reader, after disembarking at Baltimore in the State of Maryland, sojourns in turn at Philadelphia, New York and Boston, pays a visit to the Springs of Saratoga and the Falls of Niagara and, after descending to Ohio River to Cincinnati, traverses the Allegheny Mountains to Reach Washington, Capital of the Union; Chapter the Second: In which, after leaving Washington D.C., the Reader journeys through the States of V... View more info

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To the Edge: A Man, Death Valley, and the Mystery of Endurance

By: Johnson, Kirk

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267499

ISBN: 0446526177

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Pages lightly toned. 2001 Hard Cover. 287 pp. After his brother commits suicide, the author starts running to escape the pain and embarks on the ultimate test of phyiscal endurance, the 135-mile Death Valley marathon, where he overcomes his limitations and confronts his personal loss. View more info

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I Married Adventure: The Life and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $95.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1940

Seller ID: 1805885

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth spine over boards, not zebra-striped cover. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss, ink stamp on title page. 1940 Hard Cover. 376 pp. 8 5/8 x 6. 83 illustrations, including photographs featuring George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak, American author Jack London, and film star Charlie Chaplin. A documentary travelogue of the adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson, primarily in Africa and the South Seas. View more info

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I Married Adventure: The Life and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Halcyon House: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283932

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Very good hardcover in fair jacket. Ink stamp and sticker removal mark on front endpaper, jacket edges heavily rubbed with several tears and chips, extensive repairs with clear tape (now toned) on jacket reverse. 1942 Hard Cover. 376 pp. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 3/8. Original zebra striped cloth. 83 aquatone illustrations, including photographs featuring George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak, American author Jack London, and film star Charlie Chaplin. A documentary travelogue of the adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson, primarily in Africa and the South Seas. View more info

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, and the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

By: Johnson, Samuel; Boswell, James; Levi, Peter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1984

Seller ID: 2276978

ISBN: 0140432213

Condition: Very Good


Pages very lightly toned. 1984 Trade Paperback. 429 pp. As it turned out, Johnson enjoyed their Scottish journey (although the land was not quite so wild and barbaric as perhaps he had hoped), and Boswell delighted in it. The year was 1773, they were sixty-three and thirty-two years old, and had been friends for ten years. Their journals, published together here, perfectly complement each other. Johnson's majestic prose and hawk eye for curious detail take in everything from the stone arrowheads found in the Hebrides, to the 'medicinal' waters of Loch Ness and the mischiefs of emigration. Mean... View more info

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Descent: A Novel

By: Johnston, Tim

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269889

ISBN: 161620477X

Condition: Near Fine


Ink initials on blurb page. 2015 Trade Paperback. 387 pp. The Rocky Mountains have cast their spell over the Courtlands, who are taking a family vacation before their daughter leaves for college. But when Caitlin and her younger brother, Sean, go out for an early morning run and only Sean returns, the mountains become as terrifying as they are majestic. Written with a precision that captures every emotion, every moment of fear, as each member of the family searches for answers, Descent races like an avalanche toward its heart-pounding conclusion. View more info

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The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages, Volume One: The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771

By: Joppien, Rudiger; Smith, Bernard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Paul Mellon Centre / Yale University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292232

ISBN: 0300034504

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine faintly toned. Page ridges lightly foxed. 1985 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 247 pp. Volume 1 of 4. With a descriptive catalogue of all the known original drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. The first section of each volume includes a critical and analytical account of the professional artist associated with the relevant voyage... The second section provides a full descriptive catalogue of the drawings and paintings associated with the voyage. It is arranged chronolo... View more info

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The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages, Volume Two: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775

By: Joppien, Rudiger; Smith, Bernard

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Paul Mellon Centre / Yale University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292234

ISBN: 0300034512

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine lightly toned. Page ridges faintly foxed. 1985 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 274 pp. Volume 2 of 4. With a descriptive catalogue of all the known original drawings of peoples, places, artefacts and events and the original engravings associated with them. The first section of each volume includes a critical and analytical account of the professional artist associated with the relevant voyage... The second section provides a full descriptive catalogue of the drawings and paintings associated with the voyage. It is arranged chrono... View more info

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Lewis and Clark Through Indian Eyes

By: Josephy, Alvin M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Knopf: 2006

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2292474

ISBN: 1400042674

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 2006 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Among those who speak: Newspaper editor Mark Trahant writes of his childhood belief that he was descended from Clark and what his own research uncovers. Award-winning essayist and fiction writer Debra Magpie Earling describes the tribal ways that helped her nineteenth-century Salish ancestors survive, and that still work their magic today. Montana political figure Bill Yellowtail tells of the efficiency of Indian trade networks, explaining how axes that the expedition traded for food in the Mandan... View more info

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James Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific

By: Kaeppler, Adrienne L.; Feest, Christian; Hauser-Shaublin, Brigitta; Kruger, Gundolf; Pleiger, Henriette; Psota, Thomas; Fleck, Robert; Haag, Sabine; Jezler, Peter; Rigby, Nigel; Tapsell, Paul; Nugent, Maria; Newell, Jenny; Luders, David; Jensen, Rocky K.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2009

Seller ID: 2292798

ISBN: 0500515166

Condition: Near Fine


A few light bumps along bottom edge, otherwise an excellent copy. 2009 Large Hardcover. 276 pp. 530 illustrations, including color and black-and-white reproductions of artwork and documents. Captain James Cook (1728-1779) is renowned for leading three expeditions into the vast and uncharted waters of the Pacific Ocean. He was the first westerner to survey and map New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands, forming the modern image of the world and finally defeating the idea of a mythical southern continent. This book documents Cooks voyages and reproduces around 500 original items collecte... View more info

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Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55. Illustrated with Upwards of Three Hundred Engravings, from Sketches by the Author. In Two Volumes.

By: Kane, Elisha Kent

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Childs & Peterson: 1856

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2278000

Condition: Fair


1857 printings. Bindings repaired, boards rubbed and soiled, front free endpaper of first volume removed, ink gift note on front flyleaf, moderately foxed. 1856 Hard Cover. Complete in two volumes. 464; 467 pp. 8vo. Original purple cloth, gilt titles, blind stamped borders and nautical motifs on front & rear board. Fold-out map precedes vol. 1 text, fold-out meteorological chart in appendix of vol. 2, engravings throughout, including several full-page plates, from sketches by the author. Numerous appendices follow text. Grinnell's expedition was one of many sent into Arctic waters in search of... View more info

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Country Towns of New York

By: Kauffman, Bill

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Country Roads Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2267696

ISBN: 1566260612

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1994 Trade Paperback. x, 118 pp. Explore dozens of towns and villages with a rich, rural atmosphere as genuine as any in America. Illustrated by Victoria Sheridan. View more info

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The Permanent Book of Exploration: Classic Accounts of the Great Stories of Human Endeavour

By: Keay, John; Thesiger, Wilfred

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf: 1993

Seller ID: 2275962

ISBN: 0786700343

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, pages faintly toned. 1993 Trade Paperback. xviii, 443 pp. Offers excerpts from first-hand accounts of expeditions to some of the world's remotest locations during the great age of exploration, including Burton's search for the source of the Nile and Robert Scott's tragic final expedition in Antarctica. View more info

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In Arctic Seas: The Voyage of the 'Kite' with the Peary Expedition, Together with a Transcript of the Log of the 'Kite'

By: Keely, Robert N.; Davis, G.G.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: Rufus C. Hartranft: 1892

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1960407

Condition: Good


First thus. Former library copy, usual marks. No jacket. Rear joint loosening, spine faded with significant loss of gilt, boards lightly soiled. 1892 Hard Cover. vii, 524 pp. 8vo. Original grey cloth, gilt titles, silver Arctic motif on front board. List of Peary Relief Expedition members follows text. Arctic Bibliography 8485: The expedition of 1891-92, sponsored by the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, was under command of Peary until he left the ship, then under Prof. A. Heilprin. The personnel included zoologists and botanists, with the authors of this narrative as surgeons. The... View more info

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On the Road (Classics of Modern Literature)

By: Kerouac, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2296160

ISBN: 0143112767

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 2007 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 313 pp. Inspired by Jack Kerouac's adventures with Neal Cassady, On the Road tells the story of two friends whose cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience. Written with a mixture of sad-eyed naiveté and wild ambition and imbued with Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz, On the Road is the quintessential American vision of freedom and hope, a book that changed American literature and changed anyone who has ever picked it up. View more info

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The White World: Life and Adventures Within the Arctic Circle Portrayed By Famous Living Explorers

By: Kersting, Rudolf

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lewis, Scribner & Co.: 1976

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2204197

ISBN: 0404116582

Condition: Near Fine


A 1976 reissue of the 1902 original. No jacket, bookplate to front endpaper. 386 pp. Issued under the auspices of the Arctic Club. Reminiscences and impressions of 22 explorers, including: Rear Admiral Winfield Scott Schley, U.S.N.; Amos Bonsall; Major David L. Brainard, U.S.A.; Henry Biederbick; Francis Long; Middleton Smith; Dr. Frederick A. Cook; Hugh J. Lee; Florence Leonard Lee; Walter Wellman; Herbert L. Bridgman; Prof. G. Frederick Wright; Prof. William H. Brewer; Rudolf Kersting; Dr. Tarleton H. Bean; Henry Collins Walsh; Albert Operti; Andrew J. Stone; John B. Burnham; Dr. Robert St... View more info

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Appalachian Trail Stories and Other Adventures: Living Your Dreams at 60 and Beyond

By: Kimball, Emily

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Emily T. Kimball: 2013

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2295005

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by author with inscription, Happy adventures to you Alicia. Minor general wear. 2013 Trade Paperback. 56 pp. Emily Kimball is an adventurer and motivational speaker who provides entertaining presentations and workshops to challenge people to reassess their risk taking and inspire them to make their dreams happen. This book features nine stories from the author's thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail completed at age 70, hiking trips in the High Sierras at age 76, and an Elderhostel wilderness canoe trip on the Allagash River in Maine at age 78. Known as the Aging Adventurer, Ms. Kimball ov... View more info

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Cruise Ship Blues: The Underside of the Cruise Industry

By: Klein, Ross A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Society Publishers: 2002

Seller ID: 2269894

ISBN: 0865714622

Condition: Near Fine


Newspaper clippings laid in. 2002 Trade Paperback. vi, 200 pp. Cruising is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Attracting more than 12 million passengers a year, cruise ship companies are merging to become be-hemoths. And cruise ships themselves have swollen dramatically in size, now sometimes carrying more than 5,000 people on board. Not surprisingly, this growth is causing huge problems-problems that the industry would rather not acknowledge, and the potential cruiser would have a hard time discovering. Cruise Ship Blues reveals the dark underside of this industry. Author Ros... View more info

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An American in Iceland. An Account of Its Scenery, People, and History. With a Description of Its Millennial Celebration in August, 1874; with Notes on the Orkney, Shetland, and Faroe Islands, and the Great Eruption of 1875

By: Kneeland, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Worthington Co.: 1888

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283818

Condition: Very Good


Board corners very lightly bumped, ink gift note on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1888 Hard Cover. viii, 326 pp. CONTENTS: The Orkney Islands; The Shetland Islands; The Faroe Islands; Off for Iceland; Celebration at Reykjavik; Physical Characters of Iceland; The Valley of Thingvalla; The Celebration at Thingvalla; Route to the Geysers; In the Valley of the Geyers; The Old Norsemen; The People of Iceland; Political History of Iceland; Discovery of America; Literature of Iceland; Volcanic History of Iceland; Geology and Mineralogy; Icelanders in America; The Future of Iceland; Useful Info... View more info

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Sherlock Holmes's London: Following the Footsteps of London's Master Detective

By: Kobayashi, Tsukasa; Kigashiyama, Akane; Uemura, Masaharu

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1986

Seller ID: 2295112

ISBN: 0877013802

Condition: Very Good


Sticker remains on rear wrapper, light stain along bottom edge. 1986 Large Softcover. 125 pp. Full-color photographs bring to life the world of Sherlock Holmes, and show how the buildings would have appeared in Victorian London. View more info

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Dateline Mongolia: An American Journalist in Nomad's Land

By: Kohn, Michael

Price: $35.00

Publisher: RDR Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2203855

ISBN: 1571431551

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine. 2006 Trade Paperback. 346 pp. This is a vivid, informative, and irresistible journey through one of the world's most isolated and mysterious countries. It is a nation where falcon poachers, cattle rustlers, exiled Buddhist monks, death-defying child jockeys, and political assassins can be found in virtually every town. Dateline Mongolia is written with a fast-paced, journalistic style offering a unique perspective on a little-known society - from the politicians and businessmen trying to deal with the challenges being thrown up since the country was released from the clutches of Com... View more info

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Into the Wild

By: Krakauer, Jon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2015

Seller ID: 2285122

ISBN: 0385486804

Condition: Good


Light water damage, faint stain. 2015 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 215 pp. In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately... View more info

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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

By: Krakauer, Jon

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Villard: 1997

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2277949

ISBN: 0679457526

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Small sticker removal mark on front endpaper. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 293 pp. When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10,1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin the perilous descent from 29,028 feet (roughly the cruising altitude of an Airbus jetliner), twenty other climbers were still pushing doggedly to the top, unaware that the sky had begun to roil with clouds... Into Thin Air is the definitive account o... View more info

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Near Death in the Arctic: True Stories of Disaster and Survival (Vintage Departures)

By: Kuhne, Cecil

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2273762

ISBN: 0307279375

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Ink name on front flyleaf, pages very faintly toned. 2009 Trade Paperback. xxi, 453 pp. “The fine snow choked his eyes, ears, and throat, and he did not hear his own smothered death cry. Down in cold blackness, 150 feet down, his falling body smashed into a projecting ledge of ironclad ice. With the shattered remains of his sledge, with the doomed dogs, Belgrave Ninnis plunged deeper and deeper into the abyss.” —Lennard Bickel's Mawson's Will. In Near Death in the Arctic, editor Cecil Kuhne gathers astonishing tales of man versus nature, all set against the bleakly beauti... View more info

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Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship

By: Kurson, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House: 2016

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2199210

ISBN: 0812973690

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2016 Trade Paperback. Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men—John Chatterton and John Mattera—are willing to risk everything to find the Golden Fleece, the ship of the infamous pirate Joseph Bannister. At large during the Golden Age of Piracy in the seventeenth century, Bannister should have been immortalized in the lore of the sea—his exploits more notorious than Blackbeard’s, more daring than Kidd’s. But his story, and his ship, have been lost to time. If Chatterton and Mattera succeed, they ... View more info