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Flowing Road, The

Flowing Road, The

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Flowing Road, The: Adventures on the Great Rivers of South America

by Whitney, Caspar

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Includes RARE dust jacket -- A near fine first edition, first printing in a mylar-covered dust jacket. J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1912. Includes fifty-three of the author's photographs. Bright gilt along top edge. Nice bright gold lettering/picture on front board and spine. Rear board has inch-long dent near top. Some minor foxing. Minor chipping to dust jacket edges. A nice, tight copy with strong hinges in an extremely rare, 108-year-old, near fine dust jacket. The author, Caspar Whitney, was one of the founding members of The Explorer's Club. The book tells of Whitney's adventures during five overland and river expeditions in the then- little-known regions of Brazil, Venezuela and Argentina.


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Flowing Road, The
Whitney, Caspar
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First Edition, First Printing
J. B. Lippincott Company
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Brazil, Orinoco River, Venezuela, Argentina, South America, geography, travel, adventure, exploration, river journeys

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About Robert J. Martin

I am an Internet seller of nonfiction books mainly in the areas of travel, nautical and exploration. The majority of my books are first editions, first printings in very good or better condition.


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