Title The Flowing Road : Adventuring on the Great Rivers of South America
Book Condition Collectible-Very Good
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.
EXPLORATION SOUTH AMERICA AMAZON DK-219