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Brazilian Adventure

by Fleming, Peter

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Limited edition of 150 copies, this being number 82. Queen Anne Press. London. 2010. Octavo. 364pp. Limitation leaf tipped in. Frontis. portrait photo., further photo plates. Original green cloth, gilt to spine and upper board. Endpaper maps.

First published in 1933 this edition includes new photos from Fleming's album of the expedition and his own corrections. "The fate of Colonel Percy Fawcett, distinguished explorer and mystic, who vanished in the Mato Grosso region of Brazil in 1925 while in search of El Dorado, or the City of Z as he called it, has never ceased to intrigue and to inspire…Peter Fleming, my father, was a precocious young man of 24 when he embarked for Brazil…"

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Brazilian Adventure is a book by Peter Fleming about his search for the lost Colonel Percy Fawcett in the Brazilian jungle. Fawcett along with his son and another companion had disappeared while searching for the Lost City of Z in 1925. Fleming was working as literary editor for The Times when he answered a small ad asking for volunteers to join an expedition to find out what had happened to Fawcett. The story of Fleming's 1932 expedition is told in Brazilian Adventure.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Biblio370
Title
Brazilian Adventure
Author
Fleming, Peter
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Limited edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Queen Anne Press
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
2010
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Fawcett, Brazil. El Dorado, Mato Grosso
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Americas and Caribbean; Christmas gift ideas; Fine Bindings;
Size
8vo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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