Bibliography

Listed in Alphabetical Order by Explorers' Last Names

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Alexander the Great
Cary, M. and E. H. Warmington The Ancient Explorers London: Meuthen & Co., Ltd., 1929 (G82.C33)
Roald Amundsen
Amundsen, Roald Radiograms and Telegrams: Between Amundsen on the Disabled Auxiliary Schooner “Maud” and the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “Bear,” July 8-19, 1921 (Manuscripts CL57)
Amundsen, Roald The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the “Fram,” 1910-1912 London: John Murray, 1912 (G850 1910.A5)
Amundsen, Roald First Crossing of the Polar Sea New York: Doran, 1927 (G700 1926.A48 1927)
Amundsen, Roald The First Flight Across the Polar Sea London: Hutchinson, 1927 (G700 1926.A52)
Amundsen, Roald My Polar Flight London: Hutchinson & Co., 1925 (G700 1925.A52)
Amundsen, Roald The Northwest Passage: Being the Record of A Voyage of Exploration of the Ship “Gjř,(Gjřa?)” 1903-1907 (G650 1903.A5)
Amundsen, Roald My Life As an Explorer Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Doran, 1928 (G585.A5 A1)
Ellaworth, Lincoln Roald Amundsen , 1928 (G585.A5 E4)
An Account of the perilous voyage of the ship “Gjřa”: Her Arrival in the Bay of San Francisco, the Reception Tendered to Captain Roald Amundsen and His Crew by the Citizens of San Francisco, the Ultimate Disposition of the “Gjřa.” San Francisco: Gjřa Foundation, 1947 (VM125.G4 G4)
Vasco Nunes de Balboa
Romoli, Kathleen Balboa of Darién: Discoverer of the Pacific New York: Doubleday and Company, 1953 (E125 .B2 R6)
Baker, Daniel Explorers and Discoverers of the World Washington, DC: Gale Research, Inc., 1993 (E125 .B2 R6)
Strawn, Arthur The Golden Adventures of Balboa: Discoverer of the Pacific London: John Lane, Ltd., 1929 (E125 .B2 S9)
William Barents
De Jonge, Johan Karel Jakob The Barents Relics Recovered in the Summer of 1876 by Charles L.W. Gardiner, esq. And Presented to the Dutch Government London: Trüner & Co., 1877
De Veer, Gerrit The Three Voyages of William Barents to the Arctic Regions London: Hakluyt Society, 1876 (G6901594.V42 1876)
White, Adam esq. A Collection of Documents on Spitzbergen & Greenland London: Hakluyt Society, 1855 (QH11.C65.1855)
Ibn Battutah
Battuta, Ibn Travels of Ibn Battuta, Volumes 1-5 Cambridge: Hakluyt Society, 1958 (DT365.2.I26 1958)
Bowen, Richard LeBaron Arab Dhows of Eastern Arabia Rehoboth: Privately printed, 1949 (VM113.A6 B6)
Hornell, James A Tentative Classification of Arab Sea-Craft London: Society for Nautical Research, 1942 (VM113.A6 H7)
Hourani, George Fadlo Arab Seafaring in the Indian Ocean Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1951 (V45.H68)
Fabian Gottlieb Thaddeus von Bellingshausen
Stewart, John Antarctica: An Encyclopedia Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1990 (G855.S74 Vol. I & II.)
Debenham, Frank The Voyage of Captain Bellingshausen to the Antarctic Seas, 1819-1821 London: The Hakluyt Society, 1945 (G850.1819.B45.1945)
Nichol, J. R. Stepping Stones to The South Pole New York: Library Publishers,, 1952 (G870.N53.1952)
Mill, Hugh Robert The Siege of the South Pole: The Story of Antarctic Exploration London: Alston Rivers, Limited, 1905 (G870.M63)
Henderson, George Cockburn The Discoverers of the Fiji Islands; Tasman, Cook, Bligh, Wilson, Bellinghausen London: J. Murray, 1933 (DU600.H4)
Vitus Bering
Lauridsen, Peter Vitus Bering: The Discoverer of the Bering Strait Chicago: S.C. Griggs& Company, 1889 (G296.B4L3)
Golder, F. A. Bering’s Voyages: An Account of the Efforts of the Russians to Determine the Relation of Asia and America New York: American Geographical Society, 1922 (G296.B5G6)
Golder, F. A. Russian Expansion on the Pacific, 1641-1850 Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1914 (DK753.G61)
Billings, Joseph, Commodore An Account of A Geographical and Astronomical Expedition to the Northern Parts of Russia, For Ascertaining the Degrees of Latitude and Longitude of the Mouth of the River Kovima; of the Whole Coast of the Tshutski, to East Cape; and of the Islands in the London: A. Strhan, 1802 (DK754.S26)
Kushnarev, Evgenii G. translated by E.A.P. Crownhart-Vaughan Bering’s Search for the Strait: The First Kamchatka Expedition, 1725-1730 Portland: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1990 (G700.1725.K87.1990)
St. Brendan the Voyager
Severin, Tim The Brendan Voyage New York: McGraw – Hill Book Company, 1978 (G470 S48 1978)
Ashe, Geoffrey Land To The West New York: The Viking Press, 1962 (E109 I 6A8)
Chapman, Paul H. The Man Who Led Columbus To America Atlanta: Judson Press, 1973 (E 109 .16 C46)
Giovanni Caboto
Williamson, James A. The Cabot Voyages and Bristol Discoveries Under Henry VII London: Published for the Hakluyt Society by Cambridge University Press, 1961 (E129 ICI W55 1902)
Tarducci, Francesco John and Sebastian Cabot Detroit: H. F. Brownson, 1893 (E129 CIT2)
Weare, C. E. Cabot’s Discovery of North America London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1897 (E129 CIW3)
Sebastano Caboto
Williamson, James A. The Cabot Voyages and Bristol Discoveries Under Henry VII London: Published for the Hakluyt Society by Cambridge University Press, 1961 (E129 ICI W55 1902)
Tarducci, Francesco John and Sebastian Cabot Detroit: H. F. Brownson, 1893 (E129 CIT2)
Weare, C. E. Cabot’s Discovery of North America London: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1897 (E129 CIW3)
Pedro Alvares Cabral
Greenlee, William The Voyage of Pedro Álvares Cabral To Brazil and India From Contemporary Documents and Narratives Translated with Introduction and Notes by William Greenlee London: The Hakluyt Society, 1938 (E 125.C11V69 1938)
McClymont, James Pedraluarez Cabral His Progenitors His Life and His Voyage To America and India London: Bernard Quaritch, 1914 (E125C1M1)
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
Bohlander, Richard E. World Explorers and Discoverers New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992 (G200.W67.1991 Reference)
Polk, Dora Beale The Island of California: A History of the Myth Spokane: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1991 (F864.P67.1991)
Jacques Cartier
Biggar, H.P. The Voyages of Jacques Cartier Ottawa: Publications of the Public Archives of Canada, F. A. Acland, 1924 (E133 C3A4)
Baxter, James Phinney A Memoir of Jacques Cartier, Sieur De Limoilo, His Voyages To The St. Lawrence New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1906 (E 133 C3B3)
Rene Robert Cavalier
Hennepin, Louis A description of Louisiana / translated from the ed. of 1683, and compared with the Nouvelle déouverte, the La Salle documents and other contemporaneous papers, by John Gilmary Shea. New York: J.G. Shea, 1974 (F352.H56)
Shea, John Gilmary Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré Hennepin, and Anastase Douay Albany: J. McDonough, 1903 (F352.S54)
Chesnel, P. History of Cavelier de La Salle, 1643-1687: explorations in the valleys of the Ohio, Illinois and Mississippi, taken from his letters, reports to King Louis XIV, also the reports of several of his associates, official acts and contemporaneous documents. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1932 (F352.L36)
Joutel, Henri. Anderson, Melville B., ed. Joutel's journal of La Salle's last voyage. Chicago: The Caxton Club, 1896 (F1030.5.J8)
Galloway, Patricia K., ed. Mississippi Historical Society La Salle and his legacy: Frenchmen and Indians in the Lower Mississippi Valley Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1982 (F352.L34)
Girouard, Déiré Lake St. Louis, old and new illustrated, and Cavelier de La Salle Montreal: Poirier, Bessette & Co., 1893 (F1053.G52)
Tonti, Henri de, translated by Melville B. Anderson Relation of Henri de Tonty concerning the explorations of La Salle from 1678 to 1683 Chicago: Caxton Club, 1898 (F1030.5.T6)
La Salle, Robert Cavelier, sieur de, translation by Melville B. Anderson Relation of the discoveries and voyages of Cavelier de La Salle from 1679 to 1681, the official narrative Chicago: Caxton Club, 1901 (F1030.5.L3)
Spurr, Daniel River of forgotten days: a journey down the Mississippi in search of La Salle. New York: H. Holt and Co., 1998 (F355.S68 1998)
Hofstein, Cyril Robert Cavelier de La Salle : the Don Quixote of the Mississippi
Roberts, David Sieur de LaSalle's fateful landfall no.1 v.28 Smithsonian, 1997
Abbott, John S. C. The adventures of the Chevalier de La Salle and his companions: in their explorations of the prairies, forests, lakes, and rivers, of the New world, and their interviews with the savage tribes, two hundred years ago. New York: Dodd & Mead, 1875 (F1030.5.A13)
MacLean, Harrison John The fate of the Griffon Chicago: Swallow Press, 1974 (F1030.5.M32)
Snider, C. H. J. The Griffon Toronto: Rous & Mann, 1956 (F1030.5.S6)
Cox, Isaac Julius, ed. The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur de LaSalle / as related by his faithful Lieutenant, Henri de Tonty; his missionary colleagues, Fathers Zenobius Membre, Louis Hennepin and Anastasius Douay; his early biographer, Father Christian LeClercq; his tr New York: Allerton Book Co., 1922 (F1030.5.C87)
Remington, Cyrus Kingsbury The ship-yard of the Griffon / a brigantine built by René Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle, in the year 1679, above the falls of Niagara. Buffalo, NY: Press of J.W. Clement, 1891 (VM301.R3)
Weddle, Robert S. The wreck of the Belle, the ruin of La Salle College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001 (F352.W43 2001)
Cavelier, Jean Relation du voyage enterpris par feu M. Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle, pour déouvrir dans le golfe du Mexique l'embouchure du Fleuve de Missisipy / par son frče M. Cavelier, pręre de St. Sulpice, l'un des compagnons de ce voyage. ŔManate: De la Presse Cramoisy de Jean-Marie Shea, 1858 (RARE F352.C37)
Parkman, Francis La Salle and the discovery of the Great West Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1905 (F1030.P25)
La Salle, Nicolas de, translated by Melville B. Anderson Relation of the discovery of the Mississippi River: written from the Narrative of Nicolas de La Salle, otherwise known as the little M. de La Salle Chicago: Caxton Club, 1898 (F352.L35)
Muhlstein, Anka, translated by Willard Wood La Salle: explorer of the North American frontier New York: Arcade Pub., Distributed by Little, Brown and Co., 1994 (F1030.5.M84 1994)
Samuel de Champlain
Gidmark, David Birchbark Canoe : Living Among the Algonquins Willowdale: Firefly Books, 1997 (E99.A349 G53 1997)
Gidmark, David Building a Birchbark Canoe : the Algonquin wâanäi tcîâ Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 1994 (GN440.2.G53 1994)
MacBeath, George, editor; assistant editors: Jessie I. Lawson, Wm. D.F. Smith, William F. Ryan Champlain and the St. John, 1604-1954 St. John: New Brunswick Historical Society, 1954 (F1030.1 .M17 Oversize)
Porter, Peter A. Champlain Not Cartier Made the First Reference to Niagara Falls in Literature Niagara Falls: Gazette Press, 1899
Dix, Edwin Asa Champlain: The Founder of New France New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1903 (F1030.1.D61)
Champlain, Samuel de, translated by Alice Wilmere; edited by Norton Shaw Narrative of a Voyage to the West Indies and Mexico in the Years 1599-1602 London: The Hakluyt Society, 1859 (F1610.C43 1859)
Kehoe, Alice B. North American Indians: A Comprehensive Account Upper Saddle River: Prentice-Hall, 1992
Champlain, Samuel de, translated by Annie Nettleton Bourne, edited by Edward Gaylord Bourne The Voyages and Explorations of Samuel de Champlain, 1604-1616 New York: Allerton, 1922 (F1030.1.C4)
Champlain, Samuel de, 1567-1635 Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, 1604-1618 New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1907 (F1030.1.C42)
Champlain, Samuel de. Translated by Charles Pomeroy Otis Voyages of Samuel de Champlain v.11 Boston: Prince Society, 1882 (E186.P95)
Champlain, Samuel de. Translated by Charles Pomeroy Otis Voyages of Samuel de Champlain Boston: Prince Society
Morison, Samuel Eliot Samuel de Champlain, Father of New France Boston: Little, Brown, 1972 (F1030.1.M6)
William Clark
Ambrose, Stephen E. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997
Benson, Guy Meriwether Exploring the West from Monticello: A Perspective in Maps from Columbus to Lewis and Clark Charlottesville: Dept. of Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, 1995
Cramer, Zadok The Navigator Pittsburgh: Printed and published by Cramer & Spear, Franklin, 1818
Duncan, Dayton Lewis & Clark: the Journey of the Corps of Discovery: An Illustrated History New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997
Lewis, Meriwether History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark: To the Sources of the Missouri, Across the Rocky Mountains, Down the Columbia River to the Pacific in 1804-6 New York: New Amsterdam Book Co., 1902
Moulton, Gary E., editor The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983
Salisbury, Albert P. Lewis & Clark: The Journey West New York: Promontory Press, 1990
Christopher Columbus
Columbus, Christopher, edited by George Sanderlin Across the Ocean Sea: A Journal of Columbus's Voyage New York: Harper & Row, 1966 (E118.S26)
Kayserling, Meyer Christopher Columbus and the Participation of the Jews in the Spanish and Portuguese Discoveries New York: G. Dobsevage, 1928 (E111.K23)
Columbus, Christopher, translated by George F. Barwick Codex Diplimaticus of Christopher Columbus, His Own Book of Privileges, 1502 London: B.F. Stevens, 1893 (RARE E114 .S8 Oversize)
Columbus, Christopher, translated by Clements R. Markham The Journal of Christopher Columbus (During His First Voyage, 1492-93) and Documents Relating to? the Voyages of John Cabot and Gaspar Corte Real London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1893 (E118.C64 1893)
Columbus, Christopher Journal of First Voyage to America New York: A. & C. Boni, 1924 (E118.C65)
Columbus, Christopher, translated and edited by Samuel Eliot Morison Journals and Other Documents on the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus New York: Heritage Press, 1963 (E111 .M865 Oversize)
Columbus, Christopher The Letter of Columbus on the Discovery of America: A Facsimile Reprint of the Pictorial Edition of 1493 New York: Printed by order of the trustees of the Lenox library, 1893 (E116.2.E2 1893)
Coló, Fernando, translated and annotated by Benjamin Keen. The Life of the Admiral Christopher Columbus New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press,, 1959 (E111.C73)
Columbus, Christopher, translated by Robert H. Fuson The Log of Christopher Columbus Camden: International Marine Publishing Company, 1987 (E118.C726)
Columbus, Christopher Memorials of Columbus, or, A Collection of Authentic Documents of that Celebrated Navigator London: Treuttel & Wurtz, Treuttel, jun. & Richter, 1823 (RARE E114.S7)
Lawrence, A.W. and Jean Young, editors Narratives of the Discovery of America New York: J. Cape & H. Smith, 1931 (E101.L4)
Menander, Johan E. The Navigation of Columbus no.278 v.52 U.S. Naval Institute
Columbus, Christopher, translated and edited by R.H. Major Select Letters of Christopher Columbus: With Other Original Documents, Relating to his Four Voyages to the New World London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, 1847 (E114.C65 1847)
Columbus, Christopher The Spanish Letter of Columbus to Luis de Sant' Angel London: Bernard Quaritch, 1893 (E115 1893)
Columbus, Christopher, translated and edited by Cecil Jane Voyages of Columbus: Select Documents Illustrating the Four Voyages of Columbus London: Printed for the Hakluyt Society
Columbus, Christopher, edited by Paul Leicester Ford Writings of Christopher Columbus: Descriptive of the Discovery and Occupation of the New World New York: C.L. Webster & Co., 1892 (E114.F7)
James Cook
Hawkesworth, John An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere: and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1773 (RARE G420.C7.H3)
Obeyesekere, Gananath The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European mythmaking in the Pacific Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992 (DU626.O28 1992)
Ellis, William An authentic narrative of a voyage performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke, in His Majesty's ships Resolution and Discovery during the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780: in search of a north-west passage between the continents of Asia and Americ London: G. Robinson, J. Sewell, and J. Debrett, 1782 (RARE G420.C7 E4)
Price, A. Granfell, ed. The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific, as told by selections of his own journals, 1768-1779 New York: Dover Publications, 1971 (G420.C7 C66 1971)
Sahlins, Marshall. How “Natives” Think, About Captain Cook, for Example Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995 (QB225.S63 1998)
Sobel, Dava and Andrewes, William J.H. The Illustrated Longitude New York: Walker, 1998
Beaglehole, J.C. The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery Cambridge: Hakluyt Society, 1955 (G420.C78 1955)
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
Bolton, Herbert The Spanish Borderlands: A Chronicle of Old Florida and the Southwest New Haven , CT: Yale University Press, 1921 (E123.B65.1921)
Hodge, Frederick, ed. Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States, 1528-1543 New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925 (E123 .S7)
Winship, George Parker The Coronado Expedition, 1540-1542 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1896 (E125 .V3W7)
Hernando Cortes
Parry, John H. and Robert G. Keith New Iberian World: Central America and Mexico, volume III New York: Times Books, 1984 (F1411 .I18)
Robinson, Henry Morton. Cortez: A Biography of the Spanish Conquest New York: The Century Company, 1931 (F1230 .C8R7)
Sedgwick, Henry Dwight Cortés the Conqueror: The Exploits of the Earliest and Greatest of the Gentlemen Adventurers of the New World London: John Lane, 1927 (F1230 .C8S4)
Bartolomeu Dias
Axelson, Eric Congo to Cape: Early Portuguese Explorers London: Faber and Faber, 1973 (DT476 A2)
Hart, Henry H Sea Road to the Indies: An Account of the Voyages and Exploits of the Portuguese Navigators, Together with the Life and Times of Dom Vasco Da Gama, Capităo-Mór, Viceroy of India and Count of Vidigueira New York: The MacMillan Company, 1950 (G286.G2 H3)
Prestage, Edgar The Portuguese Pioneers London: A. & C. Black LTD, 1933 (G282 P93)
Sir Francis Drake
Barrow, John The Life, Voyages, and Exploits of Admiral Sir Francis Drake, Knt (RARE DA86.22.D7 B2)
Bradford, Ernle Dusgate Selby Drake London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1965 (DA86.22.D7 B66)
Campbell, John The life of the celebrated Sir Francis Drake: the first English circumnavigator London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, 1828 (RARE DA86.22.D7 B6)
Drake, Francis, Sir, edited by Mary Frear Keeler Sir Francis Drake's West Indian Voyage London: Hakluyt Society, 1585 (E129.D7 D73 1981)
Drake, Francis, Sir, edited by W.S.W. Vaux The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake: Being His Next Voyage to that to Nombre de Dios London: Hakluyt Society, 1854 (G420.D7 D73 1854)
Kelsey, Harry Sir Francis Drake: The Queen's Pirate New Haven , CT: Yale University Press, 1998 (DA86.22.D7 K45 1998)
Nichols, Philip Sir Francis Drake Reviued London: Printed for Nicholas Bourne, 1628 (RARE E129.D7)
Williamson, James Alexander The Age of Drake London: A. & C. Black, 1965 (DA355.W48 1965)
Wright, Irene A., editor English Privateering Voyages to the West Indies, 1588-1595 Cambridge: Hakluyt Society, 1959 (F1621.E54 1959)
Leif Ericsson
Enterline, James Robert Erikson, Eskimos & Columbus Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002 (E105.E57)
Gathorne-Hardy, Geoffrey Malcolm The Norse Discoverers of America Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992 (E105.G2)
Horsford, Eben Sketch of the Norse Discovery of America Boston: Norton, 1891 (E105. H815)
Sir John Franklin
Cookman, Scott Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin’s Lost Polar Expedition New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000 (G660.C66.2000)
Markham, Albert Hastings, Sir Life of Sir John Franklin and the North-West Passage London: George Philip, 1891 (G660.M3)
Kane, Elisha Kent Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853-55 Philadelphia: Childs & Peterson, 1860 (G665.7853.G8K2)
Kane, Elisha Kent The U.S. Grinell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin: A Personal Narrative New York: Harper, 1854 (G665.1850.G8.K3)
Traill, R.N.H.D. The Life of Sir John Franklin London: J. Murray, 1896 (G660.T7)
M’Dougall, George F. The Eventful Voyage of H.M. Discovery Ship “Resolute” to the Arctic Regions in Search of Sir John Franklin and the Missing Crews of H.M. Discovery Ships “Erebus” and “Terror,” 1852, 1853, 1854 London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1857 (G665.1852.B4M2)
McClintock, Captain, R.N., L.L.D. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and His Companions London: J. Murray, 1857 (G665.1857.M16)
Martin Frobisher
Hogarth, Donald D. Emanuel of Bridgwater and Discovery of Martin Frobisher’s ‘black ore’ in Ireland. no. 1 v. 49 American Neptune, 1989
Settle, Dionyse A True Reporte of the Laste Voyage Into the West and Northwest regions, & c. 1577, Worthily Atchieued by Capteine Frobisher of the Sayde Voyage the First Finder and Generall Settle Providence, R.I.: , 1868 (Rare G650.1577.F92)
Jones, Frank, Rev. The Life of Sir Martin Frobisher, Knight, Containing A Narrative of the Spanish Armada London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1878 (1878. G246.F9J7)
Collinson, Richard The Three Voyages of Martin Frobisher, In Search of a Passage to Cathaia and India by the North-West, A.D. 15-76-8 London: Hakluyt Society, 1867 (G650.1576.F5.1867)
McFee, William Sir Martin Frobisher London: John Lane, the Bodley Head, LTD., 1928 (G246.F9.M2)
McDermott, James Martin Frobisher: Elizabethan Privateer Cambridge: Yale University Press, 2001 (G246.F9.M185.2001)
Vasco da Gama
Beazley, C. Raymond, M.A., F.R.G.S. Prince Henry the Navigator: The Hero of Portugal and Of Modern Discovery 1394-1460 A.D. With an Account of Geographical Progress Through Out the Middle Ages as the Preparation For His Work. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1897 (G286 H5B3)
Ravenstein, E.G., F.R.G.S A Journal of The First Voyage of Vasco Da Gama, 1497-1499 London: Hakluyt Society, 1898 (G 401. G2 V45 1898)
Stanely, Henry E. J. The Three Voyages of Vasco Da Gama and His Viceroyalty London: Hakluyt Society, 1869 (G401. G2 C 67 1869)
Matthew Henson
Hobbs, William Herbert Unfair to Admiral Peary no. 538 v. 73 Proceedings, U.S. Naval Institute, 1947
Whittet-Thompson, David Story of Matthew Henson no. 10/824 v. 97 Proceedings, U.S. Naval Institute, 1971
Henson, Matthew A. A Negro Explorer at the North Pole New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1912 (G670.1909.P3H5)
Miller, Floyd Ahdoolo! The Biography of Matthew A. Henson New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1963 (G635.H4.M5)
Counter, S. Allen North Pole Legacy: Black, White, and Eskimo Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press,, 1991 (E99.E7.C747)
Gilman, Michael Matthew Henson New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1988 (G635.H4.G55)
Henry Hudson
Read, John Meredith, Jr. A Historical Inquiry Concerning Henry Hudson, His Friends, and Early Life, His Connections with the Muscoby Company and the Discovery of Delaware Bay Albany: J. Munsell, 1866 (E129 H8R2)
Powys, Llewelyn Henry Hudson London: John Lane, 1927 (E129 H8P8)
Johnson, Donalds Charting the Sea of Darkness Camden: International Marine, 1993 (E129 H8J64)
Louis Joliet
Gravier, Gabriel Éude Sur une Carte Inconnue, la Premiče Dressé par Louis Joliet en 1674 Aprč son Exploration du Mississippi avec le P. Jacques Marquette en 1673 Paris: Maisonneuve and co., 1880
Marquette, Jacques The Mississippi Voyage of Jolliet and Marquette, 1673 http://www.americanjourneys.org/texts.asp Document No. AJ-051 Wisconsin Historical Society Digital Library and Archives, 2003
Shea, John Gilmary Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré Hennepin, and Anastase Douay Albany: J. McDonough, 1903 (F352.S54)
Steck, Francis Borgia The Jolliet-Marquette Expedition, 1673 Glendale: A.H. Clark Co., 1928 (F352.S8)
Juan Ponce de Leon
Speake, Jennifer, Editor Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003
Davis, T. Frederick Juan Ponce de León’s Voyages to Florida no.1 Volume XIV The Quarterly Periodical of the Florida Historical Society, 1935 (F306.F64)
Bohlander, Richard E. World Explorers and Discoverers New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992 (G200.W67.1991 Reference)
Meriwether Lewis
Ambrose, Stephen E. Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997
Benson, Guy Meriwether Exploring the West from Monticello: A Perspective in Maps from Columbus to Lewis and Clark Charlottesville: Dept. of Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, 1995
Cramer, Zadok The Navigator Pittsburgh: Printed and published by Cramer & Spear, Franklin, 1818
Duncan, Dayton Lewis & Clark: the Journey of the Corps of Discovery: An Illustrated History New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1997
Lewis, Meriwether History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark: To the Sources of the Missouri, Across the Rocky Mountains, Down the Columbia River to the Pacific in 1804-6 New York: New Amsterdam Book Co., 1902
Moulton, Gary E., editor The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1983
Salisbury, Albert P. Lewis & Clark: The Journey West New York: Promontory Press, 1990
Pere Jacques Marquette
Marquette, Jacques The Mississippi Voyage of Jolliet and Marquette, 1673 http://www.americanjourneys.org/texts.asp Document No. AJ-051 Wisconsin Historical Society Digital Library and Archives, 2003
Shea, John Gilmary Discovery and exploration of the Mississippi valley: with the original narratives of Marquette, Allouez, Membré Hennepin, and Anastase Douay Albany: J. McDonough, 1903 (F352.S54)
Steck, Francis Borgia The Jolliet-Marquette Expedition, 1673 Glendale: A.H. Clark Co., 1928 (F352.S8)
Gravier, Gabriel Éude Sur une Carte Inconnue, la Premiče Dressé par Louis Joliet en 1674 Aprč son Exploration du Mississippi avec le P. Jacques Marquette en 1673 Paris: Maisonneuve and Co., 1880 (F1030.3.G77)
Fridtjof Nansen
Holland, Clive Arctic Exploration and Development, c. 500 B.B. to 1915: An Encyclopedia New York: Garland Publishers, 1994 (G606.H65.1994)
Douglas, M. Across Greenland’s Ice-Fields: The Adventures of Nansen and Peary on the Great Ice-Cap London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1897 (G670.1905.P3)
Brögger, W. C. and Rolfsen, Nordahl Fridtjof Nansen, 1861-1893 London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1896 (G700.1893.N19)
Nansen, Fridtjof The First Crossing of Greenland London: Longmans, Green and Company, 1890 (G742.M8)
Johansen, Hjalmar With Nansen in the North: A Record of the ‘Fram’ Expedition in 1890-96 London: Ward, Lock, and Co. limited, 1899 (G700.1893.N2J6)
Hansen, Fridtjof Farthest North: Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship ‘Fram’ 1893-96 and of a Fifteen Months’ Sleigh Journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an Appendix By Otto Sverdrup Captain of the ‘Fram.’ Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897 (G700.1893.M18)
Hansen, Fridtjof In Northern Mists: Arctic Exploration in early Times New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1911 (G302.M24)
Pánfilo de Narváez
Bolton, Herbert The Spanish Borderlands: A Chronicle of Old Florida and the Southwest New Haven , CT: Yale University Press, 1921 (E123.B65.1921)
Fairbanks, George R. History of Florida Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 2003
Johnson, Willis Fletcher The History of Cuba, Volume One New York: B.F. Buck and Company, Inc., 1920 (F1776.J7)
Richman, Irving Berdine The Spanish Conquerors: A Chronicle of the Dawn of Empire Overseas New Haven , CT: Yale University Press, 1921 (E123.R53.1921)
Christopher Newport
Andrews, K.R. Christopher Newport of Limehouse, Mariner No. 1 Third series, Vol. 11 Williamsburg: William and Mary Quarterly, 1954
Barbour, Philip The Complete Works of Captain John Smith in Three Volumes Vol. I Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1986 (F229.S59)
Brown, Alexander The Genesis of the United States Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company (F229.B84)
Sir William Edward Parry
Smucker, Samuel Mosheim Arctic Explorations and Discoveries During the Nineteenth Century, Being Detailed Accounts of the Several Expeditions to the North Seas, both English and American, Conducted by Ross, Parry, Back, Franklin, M’Clure, and Others New York: Miller, Orton,, 1858 (G620.S3)
Parry, William Edward, Sir Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Performed in the years, 1819-20, in His Majesty’s Ships Hecla and Griper, Under the Orders of William Edward Parry London: John Murray, 1821 (G650.1819.P2 Rare)
Parry, William Edward, Sir Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage From the Atlantic to the Pacific, Performed in the Years 1821-22-23, in His Majesty’s Ships Fury and Hecla, Under the Orders of Captain William Edward Parry l: J. Murray, 1824 (G650.1821.P2 Rare.)
Parry, William Edward, Sir Journal of a Third Voyage for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, Performed in the Years 1824-25, in His Majesty’s Ships Hecla and Fury, Under the orders of Captain William E. Parry Philadelphia: H.C. Carey and I. Lee, 1826 (G650.1824.P2 Rare)
Fisher, Alexander Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions, Performed Between the 4th of April and the 18th of November 1818, in His Majesty’s Ship Alexander, William Edward Parry, Esq. Lieut. And Commander London: Printed for R. Phillips, by G. Sidney, 1820 (G650.1818.R8.F5.1820 Rare)
Parry, Edward Memoirs of Rear-Admiral Sir W. Edward Parry, by His Son the Rev. Edward Parry New York: Protestant Episcopal Society for the Promotion of Evangelical Knowledge, 1858 (G635.P2.P2)
Parry, William Edward, Sir Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, in Boats Fitted for the Purpose, and Attached to His Majesty’s Ship Hecla in the Year MDCCCXXVII, Under the Command of Captain William Edward Parry London: J. Murray, 1828 (G700.1827.P28 Rare)
Parry, William Edward, Sir Nautical Astronomy by Night Bath: Meyler and Son, 1816 (VK555.P26 Rare)
Robert Peary
Peary, Robert E. The North Pole: Its Discovery in 1909 Under the Auspices of the Peary Arctic Club New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1910 (G670.1909.P34)
Davies, Rear Admiral Thomas D. The Pole at Last no.2 v.117 United States Naval Institute Proceedings, 1991
Peary, R. E., U.S.N. Nearest the Pole: A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906 London: Hutchinson & Co., 1907 (G670.1905.P3)
Douglas, M. Across Greenland’s Ice-Fields: The Adventures of Nansen and Peary on the Great Ice-Cap London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1897 (G670.1905.P3)
Henson, Matthew A. A Negro Explorer at the North Pole New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1912 (G670.1909.P3H5)
Diebitsch-Peary, Josephine My Arctic Journal: A Year Among Ice-fields and Eskimos New York: The Contemporary Publishing Company, 1894 (G742.P3)
Hayes, J. Gordon Robert Edwin Peary: A Record of His Explorations, 1886-1909 London: G. Richards & H. Toulmin, 1929 (G585.P3.H4)
Keely, Jr., Robert N., M.D. In Arctic Seas: The Voyage of the “Kite” with the Peary Expedition, Together with a Transcript of the Log of the “Kite.” Philadelphia: Rufus C. Hartranft, 1892 (G742.K2)
Hall, Thomas F. Has the North Pole Been Discovered? Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1917 (G670.1908.C7H2)
Hoppin, Benjamin A Diary Kept While with the Peary Arctic Expedition of 1896 New Haven , CT: , 1897 (G670.1896.H7)
Jean-Francois de Galaup de La Perouse
Dumont d’Urville, Jules Sebastien Cesar Voyages de Decouvertes Autour du Monde et La Recherche de La Perouse Paris: A La Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, 1832 (G420.D88.C O rare)
Dunmore, John French Explorers in the Pacific Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1956 (DU19.D8)
Dunmore, John Who’s Who in Pacific Navigation Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1991 (DU.19.D78.1991)
La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galoup A Voyage Round the World in the Years 1785-1788 London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1798 (G420.L31.1798 rare)
Kitchin, Thomas A New Universal Atlas; Exhibiting All the Empires, Kingdoms, States, Republics in the Whole World: Being a Complete Collection of the Most Approved Maps Extant London: Robert Laurie and James Whittle, 1804 (Rare G1019.K62 oversize)
Alonso Álvarez de Pineda
Bohlander, Richard E. World Explorers and Discoverers New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1992 (G200.W67.1991 Reference)
Weddle, Robert S. Exploration of the Texas Coast: Álvarez de Pineda to La Salle volume 7 Gulf Coast Historical Review, 1992
Francisco Pizarro
Richman, Irving Berdine The Spanish Conquerors New Haven , CT: Yale University Press, 1921 (E141.H59 rare)
Novaresio, Paolo The Explorers New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1996
Marco Polo
Polo, Marco, translated and edited by Colonel Sir Henry Yule The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East New York: Scribners, 1926 (G370.P73)
Pelliot, Paul Notes on Marco Polo Paris: Impr. Nationale, 1959 (G370.P7 P4)
Polo, Marco The travels of Marco Polo: the Marsden translation Rochester: Printing house of Leo Hart, 1933 (G370.P72 1933)
Polo, Marco, translated by A.C. Moule & Paul Pelliot The description of the world London: G. Routledge, 1930 (G370.P72 1938)
Sykes, Percy Molesworth The quest for Cathay London: A. & C. Black, Ltd., 1936 (DS707.S95)
Hart, Henry H. Venetian adventurer: Marco Polo. New York: Bantam, 1956 (G370.P72 1956)
Pytheas the Greek
Cary, Max and E.H. Warmington Ancient Explorers London: Methuen & Co., 1929 (G82C33)
James Clarke Ross
Speake, Jennifer Literature of Travel and Exploration: an Encyclopedia New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003
Holland, Clive Arctic Exploration and Development, c. 500 B.C. to 1915: An Encyclopedia New York: Garland Publisher, 1994 (G606.H65.1994)
Dodge, Ernest S. The Polar Rosses: John and James Clarke Ross and Their Explorations London: Faber and Faber, 1973 (G635.R6D6)
Penfold, John Brook The Explorer that History Forgot no. 502 v. 70, Proceedings, 1944
Huish, Robert A Narrative of the Voyages and Travels of Captain Beechey, RN F.R.S. &c., to the Pacific and Behring’s Straits: Performed in the Years 1825, 26. 27, and 28, for the Purpose of Co-operating with the Expeditions Under Captains Parry and Franklin: and of Cap London: W. Wright, 1839 (G650.1825.B4.H9 Rare)
Huish, Robert The Last Voyage of Captain, Sir John Ross, R.N. to the Arctic Regions; For the Discovery of a North West Passage; Performed in the Years 1829-30-31-32 and 33 London: J. Saunders, 1835 (G650.1829.R8.H9 Rare)
Dennett, John Frederick The Voyages and Travels of Captains Parry, Franklin, Ross and Mr. Belzoni: Forming an Interesting History of Various Nations Visited by Enterprising Travellers London: J. Jacques and W. Wright, 1826 (G640.D4 Rare)
Ross, John, Sir Observations on a Work Entitled, “Voyages of Discovery within the Arctic Regions,” by Sir John Barrow, Being a Refutation of the Numerous Misrepresentations Contained in That Volume Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1846 (G620.B28 Rare)
Ross, James Clark, Sir A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions During the Years 1839-43. London: John Murray, 1847 (G850.1839.R87 Rare)
Barrow, John, Sir Voyages of Discovery and Research Within the Arctic Regions, From the Year 1818 to the Present Time, Under the Command of the Several Naval Officers Employed by Sea and Land in Search of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, with Two Atte London: John Murray, 1846 (G620.B27 Rare)
Sir Robert Scott
Campbell, Victor The Wicked Mate: the Antarctic Diary of Victor Campbell: An Account of the Northern Party on Captain Scott’s Last Expedition from the Original Manuscript in the Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland Bluntisham, Huntingdon: Bluntisham Books, 1988 (G850.1910.C191.1988)
Two Huts in the Antarctic Two Huts in the Antarctic Wellington, New Zealand: R.E. Owen, Government printer, 1963 (G890.V5.Q3)
Pointing, Herbert Scott’s Last Voyage: Through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Pointing London: Praeger Publishers, 1975 (G850.1910.S4.P56)
Huxley, Elspeth Scott of the Antarctic New York: Atheneum, 1978 (G875.S35.H87.1978)
Pound, Reginald Scott of the Antarctic New York: Coward-McCann, 1967 (G850.1910.S4.P6)
Avery, Harold No Surrender! The Story of Captain Scott’s Journey to the South Pole New York: Thomas Nelson, 1933 (G850.1910.S4.A9)
Huntford, Roland The Last Place on Earth New York: Atheneum, 1986 (G875.S35.H86)
Debenham, Frank In the Antarctic: Stories of Scott’s Last Expedition London: Murray, 1952 (G850.1910.D4)
Pointing, Herbert The Great White South: Being an Account of Experiences with Captain Scott’s South Pole Expedition and of the Nature Life of the Antarctic London: Duckworth, 1921 (G850.1910.P8)
Preston, Diana A First Rate Tragedy: Robert Falcon Scott and the Race to the South Pole Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998 (G875.S35.P74.1998)
Lindsay, Martin The Epic of Captain Scott New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1934 (G850.1910.S4.L7)
Ludlam, Harry Captain Scott: The Full Story London: W. Foulsham, 1965 (G850.1910.S.L8)
Gwynn, Stephen Captain Scott London: John Lane, 1929 (G850.1910.S4.G9)
Brent, Peter Captain Scott and the Antarctic Tragedy New York: Saturday Review Press, 1974 (G875.S35.B74.1974)
Taylor, Thomas With Scott: The Silver Lining New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1916 (G850.1910.S4.T3)
Turley, Charles The Voyages of Captain Scott: retold from ‘The Voyage of the Discovery’ and ‘Scott’s Last Expedition New York: Dodd, Mead, & Co., 1915 (G850.1910.S4.T9)
Evans, Baron South with Scott London: W. Collins Sons & Co., 1921 (G850.1910.E9)
Tarver, Michael Captain Scott’s Antarctic Heroine no. 84 Classic Boat, 1995
Lashly, William Under Scott’s Command: Lashly’s Antarctic Diaries London: Gollanez, 1969 (G850.1901.D64)
Sir Ernest Shackleton
Fisher, Margery Turner Shackleton London: Barrie, 1957 (G875.S5.F5)
Hurley, Frank Shackleton’s Argonauts: A Saga of the Antarctic Ice-Packs Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1948 (G850.1914.H87)
Worsley, Frank Arthur Shackleton’s Boat Journey New York: Norton, 1977 (G850.1914.W63)
Thomason, John Shackleton’s Captain: A Biography of Frank Worsely New York: Mosaic Press, 1999 (G875.W67.T46.1999)
Wild, Frank Shackleton’s Last Voyage: the Story of the Quest New York: F.A. Stokes, 1923 (G850.1921.W6)
Bickel, Lennard Shackleton’s Forgotten Men: The Untold Tragedy of the Endurance Epic New York: Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2000 (G850.1916.B53.2000)
Speake, Jennifer, Editor Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2003
Stewart, John Antarctica: An Encyclopedia Vol. I & II Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1990 (G855.S74)
Fusch, Arved In Shackleton’s Wake Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House, 2001 (G850.200.F83.F83.2001)
Murphy, Shane South With Endurance: Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917 New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001
Waters, Harold Anarctic Voyager no. 2 v. XLVI Compass, 1976
Stewart, John Antarctica: An Encyclopedia Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1990 (G855.S74 Vol. I & II.)
Bennett, Jenny In the Wake of Shackleton no. 11 The Boatman, 1994
Bennett, Jenny My Name is Shackleton: A Story of Survival no. 6 The Boatman, 1993
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir South: the Story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Expedition London: Heinemann, 1922 (G850.1914.S5.1922)
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir South: the Story of Shackleton’s Last Expedition, 1914-1917 New York: MacMillan, Co., 1920 (G850.1914.S5)
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir The Heart of the Antarctic: Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, Co., 1909 (G850.1907.S5)
Hussey, Leonard Duncan Albert South with Shackleton London: Sampson Low, 1949 (G850.1914.H88)
Two Huts in the Antarctic Two Huts in the Antarctic Wellington, New Zealand: R.E. Owen, Government printer, 1963 (G890.V5.Q3)
Alexander, Caroline The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition New York: Knopf, 1998
Sherwood, Jack Against the Odds Soundings, 2000
Worsley, Frank Arthur Endurance: An Epic of Polar Adventure New York: J. Cape & H. Smith, 1931 (G850.1914.W9)
Lansing, Alfred Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage New York: McGraw-Hill,, 1959 (G850.1914.L3)
Mill, Hugh Robert The Life of Sir Ernest Shackleton London: W. Heinemann, Ltd., 1924 (G875.S5.M6)
Huntford, Roland Shackleton New York: Atheneum, 1986 (G875.S5.H86.1986)
Hurley, Frank Argonauts of the South London: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1925 (G850.1911.H9)
Pharoah Snefru
Wicker, F.D.P. The Road to Punt vol.164, pp.155-167 The Geographical Journal, 1998
Hernando de Soto
Axelson, Eric Congo to Cape: Early Portuguese Explorers London: Faber and Faber, 1973
Hart, Henry H. Sea Road to the Indies: An Account of the Voyages and Exploits of the Portuguese Navigators, Together with the Life and Times of Dom Vasco Da Gama, Capităo-Mór, Viceroy of India and Count of Vidigueira New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1950
Prestage, Edgar The Portuguese Pioneers London: A. & C. Black LTD, 1933
Maynard, Theodore De Soto and the Conquistadores New York: Longmans, 1930 (E125.S7.M5)
Stephen the Moor
Jameson, Franklin J. Original Narratives of Early American History: Spanish Explorers in The Southern United States 1528-1543 New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925 (E123S7)
Sylax of Caryanda
Cary, Max and E.H. Warmington Ancient Explorers London: Methuen & Co., 1929 (G82C33)
Abel Janszoon Tasman
Tasman, Abel Janszoon Abel Janszoon Tasman & The Discovery of New Zealand Wellington: Department of Internal Affairs, 1942 (DU420.N57)
Schilder, Günter. Translated by: Olaf Richter Australia Unveiled: The Share of the Dutch Navigators in the Discovery of Australia Amsterdam: Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, Ltd, 1976 (DU98.1.S3)
Tasman, Abel Janszoon De Reizen van Abel Janszoon Tasman en Franchoys Jacobszoon Visscher ter Nadere Ontdekking von het Zuidland in 1642/3 en 1644 Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff., 1919 (DU98.T22)
Henderson, George Cockburn The Discoverers of the Fiji Islands; Tasman, Cook, Bligh, Wilson, Bellinghausen London: J. Murray, 1933 (DU600.H4)
Allen, Oliver E The Pacific Navigators Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1980 (DU20.A55.1980)
Sharp, Andrew The Voyages of Abel Janszoon Tasman Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1968 (DU98.1.S5)
Eric Thorvaldson
Enterline, James Robert Erikson, Eskimos & Columbus Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002 (E105.E57)
Gathorne-Hardy, Geoffrey Malcolm The Norse Discoverers of America Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922 (E105.G2)
Horsford, Eben Sketch of the Norse Discovery of America Boston: Norton, 1891 (E105. H815)
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
Bolton, Herbert The Spanish Borderlands: A Chronicle of Old Florida and the Southwest New Haven , CT: Yale University Press, 1921 (E123.B65.1921)
Hodge, Frederick, ed. Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States, 1528-1543 New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925 (E123 .S7)
The Conquest of the River Plate (1535-1555) London: Hakluyt Society, 1891 (F2811.C66.1891)
Hallenbeck, Cleve Álvar Núńez Cabeza de Vaca: The Journey and Route of the First European to Cross the Continent of North America, 1534-1536 Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1940 (E125.N9.H3)
Giovanni da Verrazzano
Wroth, Lawrence C. The Voyages of Giovanni da Verrazzano London: Yale University Press, 1970 (E133.V5.W7)
Amerigo Vespucci
Markham, Clements, trans. The Letters of Amerigo Vespucci and Other Documents Illustrative of his Career London: Hakluyt Society, 1894 (E125.V5.A4.1894)
Pohl, Frederick Amerigo Vespucci: Pilot-Major London: Frank Cass Company, 1966 (E125.V5.P6)
Sauer, Carl Ortwin The Early Spanish Main Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1966 (F2161.S25)
James Weddell
McDonald, Edwin Anderson, Capt. USN Weddell Sea—A Voyage to Nowhere no. 658, p. 1288-1297 v.83 Proceedings, 1957
Weddell, James A Voyage Towards the South Pole Performed in the Years 1822-1824, Containing an Examination of the Antarctic Sea, and a Visit to Tierra del Fuego with a Particular Account of the Inhabitants London: Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1827 (G850.1822.W3 rare)
Stewart, John Antarctica: An Encyclopedia Vol. I & II Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1990 (G855.S74)
Mill, Robert The Siege of the South Pole: The Story of Antarctic Exploration London: Alston Rivers, Ltd., 1905 (G870.M63)
Hugh Willoughby
Holland, Clive Arctic Exploration and Development, c. 500 B.B. to 1915: An Encyclopedia New York: Garland Publishers, 1994 (G606.H65.1994)
Hanel Josif. Translated by John Leigh England and Russia: Comprising the Voyages of John Tradescant the Elder, Sir Hugh Willoughby, Richard Chancellor, Nelson, and Others, to the White Sea London: Richard Bentley, 1854 (DK21.H2)
Dulles, Foster Eastward Ho!: the First English Adventurers to the Orient, Richard Chancellor, Anthony Jenkinson, James Lancaster, William Adams, Sir Thomas Roe New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1931 (G245.D8)