Chronological listing

This list includes only book-length nonfiction. Including short non-fiction (introductions, afterwords, reviews, editorials and so on) would make the list much too long to be of any use – over 1200 items as of this update, and I know I'm missing a lot.

Alphabetical listings: combined | split | major only

Chronological listings: combined | split | major only

(71 items found.)


  1. Treasures Beneath the Sea (Non-fiction)


  1. Bruce of the Blue Nile (Non-fiction)
  2. First American Into Space (Non-fiction)
  3. Sir Winston Churchill (Non-fiction)


  1. Lost Cities and Vanished Civilizations (Non-fiction)


  1. Empires in the Dust: Ancient Civilizations Brought to Light (Non-fiction)
  2. The Fabulous Rockefellers (Non-fiction)
  3. Fifteen Battles That Changed the World (Non-fiction)
  4. The History of Surgery (Non-fiction)
  5. Home of the Red Man: Indian North America before Columbus (Non-fiction)
  6. Sunken History: The Story of Underwater Archaeology (Non-fiction)


  1. 1066 (Non-fiction)
  2. Akhnaten: The Rebel Pharaoh (Non-fiction)
  3. Great Adventures in Archaeology (Non-fiction)
  4. The Great Doctors (Non-fiction)
  5. The Loneliest Continent: The Story of Antarctic Discovery (Non-fiction)
  6. Man Before Adam: The Story of Man in Search of Origins (Non-fiction)
  7. The Man Who Found Nineveh (Non-fiction)


  1. Antarctic Conquest: The Great Explorers in Their Own Words (Non-fiction)
  2. The Crusades (Non-fiction)
  3. The Golden Dream: Seekers of El Dorado (Non-fiction)
  4. The Great Wall of China (Non-fiction)
  5. Men Who Mastered the Atom (Non-fiction)
  6. Niels Bohr: The Man Who Mapped the Atom (Non-fiction)
  7. The Old Ones: Indians of the American Southwest (Non-fiction)
  8. Scientists and Scoundrels: A Book of Hoaxes (Non-fiction)
  9. Socrates (Non-fiction)
  10. The World of Coral (Non-fiction)


  1. Bridges (Non-fiction)
  2. Forgotten by Time: A Book of Living Fossils (Non-fiction)
  3. Frontiers in Archeology (Non-fiction)
  4. Kublai Khan: Lord of Xanadu (Non-fiction)
  5. The Long Rampart: The Story of the Great Wall of China (Non-fiction)
  6. Rivers: A Book to Begin On (Non-fiction)
  7. To the Rock of Darius: The Story of Henry Rawlinson (Non-fiction)


  1. The Adventures of Nat Palmer: Antarctic Explorer and Clipper Ship Pioneer (Non-fiction)
  2. The Auk, the Dodo, and the Oryx: Vanished and Vanishing Creatures (Non-fiction)
  3. Challenge for a Throne: The Wars of the Roses (Non-fiction)
  4. The Dawn of Medicine (Non-fiction)
  5. The Dodo, the Auk and the Oryx (Non-fiction) (see The Auk, the Dodo, and the Oryx: Vanished and Vanishing Creatures)
  6. Light for the World: Edison and the Power of Electricity (Non-fiction)
  7. Men Against Time: Salvage Archaeology in the United States (Non-fiction)
  8. The Morning of Mankind: Prehistoric Man in Europe (Non-fiction)
  9. The Search for Eldorado (Non-fiction)
  10. The World of the Rain Forests (Non-fiction)


  1. Four Men Who Changed the Universe (Non-fiction)
  2. Ghost Towns of the American West (Non-fiction)
  3. Mound Builders of Ancient America: The Archaeology of a Myth (Non-fiction)
  4. The South Pole: A Book to Begin On (Non-fiction)
  5. Stormy Voyager (Non-fiction)
  6. The World of the Ocean Depths (Non-fiction)


  1. The Challenge of Climate: Man and His Environment (Non-fiction)
  2. Vanishing Giants: the Story of the Sequoias (Non-fiction)
  3. Wonders of Ancient Chinese Science (Non-fiction)
  4. The World of Space (Non-fiction)


  1. If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem (Non-fiction)
  2. Mammoths Mastodons and Man (Non-fiction)
  3. The Pueblo Revolt (Non-fiction)
  4. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (Non-fiction)


  1. Before the Sphinx: Early Egypt (Non-fiction)
  2. Clocks for the Ages: How Scientists Date the Past (Non-fiction)
  3. Into Space: A Young Person's Guide to Space Exploration (Non-fiction)
  4. To the Western Shore: Growth of the United States (Non-fiction)


  1. John Muir, Prophet Among the Glaciers (Non-fiction)
  2. The Longest Voyage: Circumnavigation in the Age of Discovery (Non-fiction)
  3. The Realm of Prester John (Non-fiction)
  4. The World Within the Ocean Wave (Non-fiction)
  5. The World Within the Tide Pool (Non-fiction)


  1. Drug Themes in Science Fiction (Non-fiction)
  2. The Mound Builders (Non-fiction)


  1. Other Spaces, Other Times (Non-fiction)