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Paperback:

9780553536140 | Dgs edition (Random House Childrens Books, April 19, 2016), cover price $4.99

Library:

9780553536157 | Random House Childrens Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $12.99

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Product Description: The Exploration for Real and Mythical Treasures in the Americas For half a millennium, stories of vast treasures—El Dorado, Manoa, the Seven Cities of Cibola, the Lost Dutchman Mine—have been part of the lore of the Americas...read more

Hardcover:

9781594161445 | Westholme Pub Llc, November 17, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The Exploration for Real and Mythical Treasures in the Americas For half a millennium, stories of vast treasures—El Dorado, Manoa, the Seven Cities of Cibola, the Lost Dutchman Mine—have been part of the lore of the Americas.

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Product Description: In this remarkable book, the oft-told narrative of Sir Walter Raleigh is blown apart through the chance discovery of hitherto neglected Dutch correspondence found in a Swedish archive. Following an exciting paper-trail through Jacobean history to modern-day Venezuela, Professor Sellin makes a convincing case for Raleigh's innocence of the charges that led him to the block in 1618...read more

Hardcover:

9781409420255 | Ashgate Pub Co, July 31, 2011, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: In this remarkable book, the oft-told narrative of Sir Walter Raleigh is blown apart through the chance discovery of hitherto neglected Dutch correspondence found in a Swedish archive.

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Focuses on the two widely separated historical situations--ill-fated attempts to exploit the island nation of Trinidad by the Spanish in the sixteenth century and the British in the eighteenth century--that called worldwide attention to the obscure island of Trinidad. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9781400030767 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, April 1, 2003), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Focuses on the two widely separated historical situations--ill-fated attempts to exploit the island nation of Trinidad by the Spanish in the sixteenth century and the British in the eighteenth century--that called worldwide attention to the obscure island of Trinidad.
9780316172929, titled "For Your Garden: Ornamental Grasses" | Little Brown & Co, April 1, 1994, cover price $11.95 | also contains For Your Garden: Ornamental Grasses | About this edition: Shows a variety of ornamental grasses, and discusses how to use them in various types of landscape

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Hardcover:

9780385513531 | Doubleday, February 24, 2009, cover price $27.50

Paperback:

9781400078455 | 1 reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 26, 2010), cover price $16.95
9780739328347 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, February 24, 2009), cover price $27.50

CD/Spoken Word:

9780739376980 | Unabridged edition (Random House, February 24, 2009), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Sir Walter Ralegh's account of his 1595 expedition to the Orinoco in search of the fabled empire of El Dorado was an immediate publishing success and is one of the most important pieces of Elizabethan travel literature. This edition presents, on facing pages, the annotated texts of a previously unpublished copy of Ralegh's fair manuscript draft of "The Discoverie of the Large, Rich, and Bewtifvl Empyre of Gviana" and the subsequent printed versions, and demonstrates very clearly how Sir Robert Cecil and Ralegh's few other serious backers induced the reluctant author to alter his manuscript for publication...read more
By Joyce Lorimer (editor)

Hardcover:

9780904180879 | Hakluyt Society, January 30, 2007, cover price $119.95 | About this edition: Sir Walter Ralegh's account of his 1595 expedition to the Orinoco in search of the fabled empire of El Dorado was an immediate publishing success and is one of the most important pieces of Elizabethan travel literature.

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The El Dorado legend of a naked ruler who covered his body in gold dust became an obsession for conquistadores and successive adventurers in search of the sacred gold of the Indians in Central and Southern America. John Hemming, author of Red Gold, tells of the cruelty of the explorers but also of the indescribable hardships they suffered. A beguiling book illustrated with images from the Gold Museum in Bogota.

Hardcover:

9780876903230 | E P Dutton, February 1, 1986, cover price $5.98 | About this edition: The El Dorado legend of a naked ruler who covered his body in gold dust became an obsession for conquistadores and successive adventurers in search of the sacred gold of the Indians in Central and Southern America.

Paperback:

9781842124451, titled "Search for El Dorado" | Phoenix, October 1, 2001, cover price $21.95

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Product Description: "The Discoverie", by Walter Raleigh, narrates his expedition to South America in quest of an indigenous 'empire' in the highlands of Guiana. Military encounters with the Spanish, diplomatic encounters with native kings, and enigmatic encounters with monstrous marvels, are woven into a near-mystic quest for hidden gold...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780806130194 | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: "The Discoverie", by Walter Raleigh, narrates his expedition to South America in quest of an indigenous 'empire' in the highlands of Guiana.

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'A highly readable and authoritative account of Walter Raleigh's failed expedition up the Orinoco river to find the fabled El Dorado in mid-1595. Based largely on first-hand accounts such as the Raleigh's own The Discoverie of Guiana, Francis Sparry's testimony, and the author's retracing of Raleigh's route, the book not only recounts the expedition itself but also explicates the cultural myth of El Dorado that animated explorers and conquerors like Raleigh and the Spaniard Antonio de Berrâio'--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/A contemporary retracing of the original 1595 journey led by Sir Walter Raleigh starts with Raleigh's curious 'charte' in the British Museum and follows the delta of the Orinoco River up into the Guiana highlands

Hardcover:

9780688146009 | William Morrow & Co, March 1, 1996, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: 'A highly readable and authoritative account of Walter Raleigh's failed expedition up the Orinoco river to find the fabled El Dorado in mid-1595.

Paperback:

9780226580258 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, June 23, 1997), cover price $28.00

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Product Description: One of the most persistent legends in the annals of New World exploration is that of the Land of God. Its mythical site was located over vast areas of South American (and later, North America); it drove some men mad with greed and, often as not, to their deaths...read more

Paperback:

9780821411704 | Reprint edition (Ohio Univ Pr, July 1, 1996), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: One of the most persistent legends in the annals of New World exploration is that of the Land of God.

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Shows a variety of ornamental grasses, and discusses how to use them in various types of landscape

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9780316172929 | Little Brown & Co, April 1, 1994, cover price $11.95 | also contains The Loss of El Dorado: A Colonial History | About this edition: Shows a variety of ornamental grasses, and discusses how to use them in various types of landscape

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Discusses the myth of the lost city of gold in northern South America, sought by Spanish explorers in the fifteenth century and by some modern treasure hunters

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9780899080864 | Greenhaven Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $28.70 | About this edition: Discusses the myth of the lost city of gold in northern South America, sought by Spanish explorers in the fifteenth century and by some modern treasure hunters

Focuses on the two widely separated historical situations which called worldwide attention to the obscure island of Trinidad

Paperback:

9780394721248 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 1, 1984), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Focuses on the two widely separated historical situations which called worldwide attention to the obscure island of Trinidad

Product Description: With an introduction by Clements R. Markham. Translated by William Bollaert. This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1861 edition by the Hakluyt Society, London.

Hardcover:

9780833732712 | Burt Franklin, June 1, 1971, cover price $25.50 | About this edition: With an introduction by Clements R.

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