A Conquest of Tibet

A Conquest of Tibet by Svend Hedin

A Conquest of Tibet by Svend Hedin is the amazing tale of a journey to the inner Tibet. The book was published in 1935 and was instantly a success. Hedin had the decades before published books from his fascinating and perilous adventures in remote and … Read more and download PDF

The First Crossing of Greenland

Men have tried to cross Greenland since the Middle Ages. But the Norwegian Fridtjof Nansen finally succeeded in 1888 by traversing the island on cross-country skis. This book is one of the best stories about polar exploration, and it is beautifully illustrated with maps, drawings, and … Read more and download PDF