Timothy Severin

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Timothy Severin is an English writer who specializes in the history of exploration. He is the author of The Horizon Book of Vanishing Primitive Man , which was published last year by this company, and is currently at work on a book about travellers and explorers in the Far East.

Articles by this Contributor

December 1967

Giacomo Beltrami’s discoveries were mostly illusory, but he had a glorious time making them, and the people of Minnesota have never forgotten his name.

April 1967

In Florida the great conquistador hoped to find a Golconda. Instead, he found a Golgotha.
An American Heritage Book Selection

February 1974

A Welsh waif adopted a new country and a new name and then became—thanks to a New York newspaper—the most famous African explorer of his time