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Timothy Severin


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.

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

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