60 free ebooks from Project Gutenberg about adventure and exploration

60 free ebooks from Project Gutenberg about adventure and exploration in the Arctic and at the South Pole

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Non fiction


1 – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick Albert Cook – 1913

2 – Voyages in Search of the North-West Passage by Richard Hakluyt – 1892

3 – The Arctic Prairies : a Canoe-Journey of 2,000 Miles in Search of the Caribou

4 – Shackleton’s Last Voyage: The Story of the Quest by A. H. Macklin and Frank Wild – 1923

5 – Farthest North Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship ‘Fram’ 1893-1896 Vol. I by Fridtjof Nansen

6 – Farthest North Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship ‘Fram’ 1893-1896 by Fridtjof Nansen

7 – In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2) Arctic Exploration in Early Times by Fridtjof Nansen – 1911

8 – In Northern Mists (Volume 2 of 2) Arctic Exploration in Early Times by Fridtjof Nansen – 1911

9 – Fridtjof Nansen: A Book for the Young by Jacob B. Bull – 1903

10 – Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819-20-21-22, Volume 1 by John Franklin

11 – Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the years 1825, 1826, and 1827 by John Franklin

12 – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by A. W. Greely – 1912

13 – The Journey to the Polar Sea by John Franklin

14 – Children of the Arctic by Josephine Diebitsch Peary and Marie Ahnighito Peary – 1903

15 – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson – 1912

16 – Schwatka’s Search: Sledging in the Arctic in Quest of the Franklin Records

17 – Through Arctic Lapland by Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne – 1898

18 – In the Arctic Seas by Sir Francis Leopold M’Clintock

19 – Adrift in the Arctic Ice Pack from the history of the first U.S. Grinnell Expedition in search of Sir John Franklin by Elisha Kent Kane – 1915

20 – North-Pole Voyages by Zachariah Atwell Mudge – 1875


21 – Stray Leaves from an Arctic Journal; or, Eighteen Months in the Polar Regions, in Search of Sir John Franklin’s Expedition, in the Years 1850-51 by Sherard Osborn

22 – The Romance of Polar Exploration Interesting Descriptions of Arctic and Antarctic Adventure from the Earliest Time to the Voyage of the “Discovery” by G. Firth Scott – 1909

23 – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 1 (of 2) By Sir William Edward Parry – 1844

24 – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) By Sir William Edward Parry – 1844

25 – The Great Frozen Sea A Personal Narrative of the Voyage of the “Alert” Albert Hastings Markham – 1894

26 – The Siege and Conquest of the North Pole by George Bryce – 1910

27 – Cruise of the Revenue-Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N.W. Arctic Ocean in 1881: Botatical Notes, Notes and Memoranda: Medical and Anthropological; Botanical; Ornithological. By John Muir

28 – The Arctic Whaleman or, Winter in the Arctic Ocean by Lewis Holmes – 1857

29 – Report on the Dominion Government Expedition to Hudson Bay and the Arctic Islands on board the D.G.S. Neptune by A. P. Low – 1903

30 – Journal of the Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage by William Edward Parry – 1889

31 – Narrative of an Expedition to the Shores of the Arctic Sea in 1846 and 1847 by Rae

32 – The Far North: Exploration in the Arctic Regions by Elisha Kent Kane – 1879

33 – With ski & sledge over Arctic glaciers by Sir William Martin Conway – 1898

34 – Shores of the Polar Sea A Narrative of the Arctic Expedition of 1875-6 by Edward L. (Edward Lawton) Moss

35 – Round About the North Pole by W. J. Gordon – 1907

36 – Farthest North The Life and Explorations of Lieutenant James Booth Lockwood, of the Greely Arctic Expedition by Charles Lanman – 1885

37 – Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska by James W. Bee

38 – The Frozen North by Richard Mayde – 1876

Fiction:

1 – On the Edge of the Arctic; Or, An Aeroplane in Snowland by H. L. Sayler – 1913

2 – First at the North Pole; Or, Two Boys in the Arctic Circle by Edward Stratemeyer – 1909

3 – Seed of the Arctic Ice by Harry Bates

4 – Under Arctic Ice by Harry Bates

5 – The World of Ice by R. M. Ballantyne

6 – Plain Tales of the North by Thierry Mallet – 1926

7 – Among the Esquimaux or Adventures under the Arctic Circle by Edward S. Ellis

8 – Seven Frozen Sailors by George Manville Fenn

9 – Arctic Adventures by William Henry Giles Kingston

10 – Archibald Hughson: An Arctic Story by William Henry Giles Kingston

11 – Cast Away in the Cold An Old Man’s Story of a Young Man’s Adventures, as Related by Captain John Hardy, Mariner by Isaac I. Hayes

12 – The Walrus Hunters: A Romance of the Realms of Ice by R. M. Ballantyne

13 – Through the Air to the North Pole by Roy Rockwood

14 – The Cruise of the Snowbird: A Story of Arctic Adventure by Gordon Stables

15 – In the Land of the Great Snow Bear: A Tale of Love and Heroism by Gordon Stables – 16 – ‘Midst Arctic Perils: A Thrilling Story of Adventure in the Polar Regions

17 – A Claim on Klondyke: A Romance of the Arctic El Dorado by Edward Roper

18 – Bobby Blake in the Frozen North; Or, The Old Eskimo’s Last Message by Warner

19 – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage

20 – The Giant of the North: Pokings Round the Pole by R. M. Ballantyne

21 – The Boy Aviators’ Polar Dash; or, Facing Death in the Antarctic by Goldfrap

22 – The World of Ice by R. M. Ballantyne

23 – Fast in the Ice: Adventures in the Polar Regions by R. M. Ballantyne

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