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WHITE WATERS AND BLACK by  Gordon (foreword by George B. Schaller) (bibliographical note by Bob McKnight) MacCreagh - Paperback - First Printing - 1985 - from W. Fraser Sandercombe and Biblio.com

WHITE WATERS AND BLACK

by MacCreagh, Gordon (foreword by George B. Schaller) (bibliographical note by Bob McKnight)

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Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1985. (xix) 335 pp. Trade paperback format. Republishes the 1926 Century edition. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. Exploring the Amazon Basin before "civilization" had made much of a mark. The Chapters are: An Ambitious Expedition; The Way of the Organizer Is Hard; Wise Men Out of the North; The High Cordillera; Down Trails of Discovery; Dissension in the Camp; An Inexplicable Habitation; Tribulations of Camping; Scientificos at Large; An Inaccessible Paradise; The Promised Land; Marooned on a Desert Isle; Deliverance Long Delayed; Impedimenta; White Water; Super Rivermen; A Land Flowing with Milk and Honey; Camps of Allure; Huachi and the Mission; Junglecraft; Good-by to the Hills; Rurrenabaque; Pampa and Swamp; The Unknown Lake; From White Water to Black; Manaos - The Mushroom that Died; The Black Water; The Debatable Country of Upriver; Mainly About Bugs; Good Men and Bad; An Up-river King; An Affable Murderer; Adventure with a Vengeance; Renunciations and Revisions; Delightful Bad Indians; The Drug that Makes Men Brave; Side Lights; and The Inevitable Catastrophe.. First Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.




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