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Author Name    Whitney, Caspar

Title   The Flowing Road : Adventuring on the Great Rivers of South America

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Collectible-Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Philadelphia, PA J. B. Lippincott Company 1912

Seller ID   14767

319 pages; illustrations, maps; index; red cloth binding with gilt lettering and design on the front cover. Gilt edging to top of pages. Caspar Whitney (1864-1929) was an American author, explorer and war correspondent. Among his claims to fame are originating the concept of 'All-American' team for college football in 1889; owner and editor of 'OUTING' magazine; and a founding member of the 'Explorer's Club' in 1904. The volume gives an account of the Rio Negro, Oronoco and other northern branches of the Amazon River. The author was involved in five expeditions on land and river in South America between 1902 and 1912. Very good clean copy.


Price = 17.50 USD

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